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Four Arrested In NY-To-Waterville Drug Trafficking Operation

Rob Poindexter

Updated 9 months ago

Four people are in jail on drug trafficking charges after Waterville police say they’ve put a stop to a drug trafficking operation that was bringing crack cocaine from New York to Maine.

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Ellsworth Hospital to Cut Jobs

Updated 9 months ago

Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth needs to cut its budget by approximately $3-million.

In a memo sent to staff members, the hospital CEO says the hospital has experienced an operating loss of $635,000 in the first quarter of the fiscal year.

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OSHA Fines Paving Company for Violations Related to Worker Death

Updated 9 months ago

A Bangor paving company has been fined more than $12,000 by OSHA for violations in connection with the death of an employee.

Richard Thibodeau, 56, was struck and killed in Orono in May. He was working for Harvey Paving and Sealcoating when he died.

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Accident in Garland Sends Four People to the Hospital

Morgan Sturdivant

Updated 9 months ago

An accident  Thursday evening in Garland sent four people to the hospital.

It happened around 5pm.

Police say that an SUV pulled out of a driveway onto the Dover Road and was hit by truck carrying a trailer.

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UPDATE: 3-Year-Old Girl Shot in Neck

Updated 9 months ago

Bangor police say a 3-year-old girl was shot in the neck Wednesday afternoon.

It happened on Bald Mountain Drive just after 4:40pm.

Police say the injury is life threatening and the girl is at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.

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Gardiner Man Accused Of Beating & Stabbing Girlfriend Pleads Guilty

Rob Poindexter

Updated 9 months ago

A Gardiner man accused of beating and stabbing his long-time girlfriend has agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors. The deal comes after the victim in the case didn’t show up for court.

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Police: Stolen Truck Found

Updated 9 months ago

Bangor police say someone stole a truck Thursday morning in Bangor.

Police say it happened around 7:30am on Jefferson Street. The owner was reportedly letting the Ford Ranger warm up when someone stole it out of the driveway.

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Neighbors Say Toddler Injured Herself in Gun Accident

Updated 9 months ago

Neighbors say a toddler accidentally shot herself in Bangor Wednesday.

Police and fire crews responded to the reported shooting along Bald Mountain Dr., in the Capehart area, around 4:40 pm.

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3-year-old Hospitalized, Police Investigate Reported Shooting

Updated 9 months ago

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Police confirm a 3-year-old was injured during a reported shooting in Bangor on Wednesday.

Bangor Police and Fire responded to the scene on Bald Mountain Dr. in the Capeheart community around 4:45pm.

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Bangor Man Charged with Kidnapping and Assault

Updated 9 months ago

A Bangor man is charged with kidnapping and assault.

Police arrested Roger Eldridge, 49, on Tuesday.

A woman says Eldridge showed up at her house on Monday night and asked her to talk.  The woman agreed to get into his car, but once she got in, she says he started driving and wouldn’t let her out.

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UPDATE: Fire Destroys Hampden Garage

Updated 9 months ago

Fire destroyed a garage Wednesday afternoon in Hampden.

It happened at Keith Gould Automotive on Carmel Road South.

Firefighters say when they got there they knew they could not send anyone inside or get too close.

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Trial Begins For Gardiner Man Charged With Beating & Stabbing Girlfriend

Rob Poindexter

Updated 9 months ago

The trial of a Gardiner man charged with beating his girlfriend over a stretch of two days, then stabbing her with a pair of scissors, began in Augusta. But getting a conviction could be an uphill climb for the prosecution.

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Hit and Run in Bangor, Police Seeking Public’s Help

Updated 9 months ago

Bangor Police are investigating a hit and run accident and need the public’s help.

It happened around 7 pm Tuesday in the parking lot of the Broadway Shopping Plaza.

A black Honda Accord or Civic struck a parked car, causing significant damage.

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Narraguagus High School Student Charged With Terrorizing

Updated 9 months ago

A high school student in Washington County is facing charges after police say he made verbal threats toward the school.

The sheriff’s office tells us a student threatened to bring a firearm to Narraguagus High School in Harrington.

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Police Determine Cause Of Skowhegan Log Truck Crash

Rob Poindexter

Updated 9 months ago

State police have determined what caused a log truck to roll over and kill its driver before crashing into a Skowhegan restaurant Monday.

Skowhegan Police Chief Ted Blais said the report from the Maine State Police shows  59-year-old Michael Morin of Oakland left his truck in neutral with the parking brake off.

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Woman’s Body Found in Penobscot in Hampden Identified

Catherine Pegram

Updated 9 months ago

The State Medical Examiner says a woman whose body was found floating in the Penobscot River in Hampden Monday morning drowned.

State police say she’s been identified as 51-year old Barbara Goodwin of Bangor.

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Supreme Court Rejects Triple Killer’s Appeal

Jon Small

Updated 9 months ago

Maine’s highest court has upheld the conviction of a man serving life in prison for a triple killing in northern Maine.

23-year-old Thayne Ormsby was found guilty last year of stabbing to death two men and a boy in 2010.

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North Pond Hermit Pleads Guilty To 13 Charges

Rob Poindexter

Updated 9 months ago

The man known as the North Pond Hermit pleaded guilty today to 13-counts of burglary and theft, but how long he spends in jail is partly up to him. Christopher Knight entered his pleas in Augusta this afternoon.

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Sorrento Woman Helps K9s Be Safer on Job

Joy Hollowell

Updated 9 months ago

The Maine State Police force doesn’t just consist of two-legged troopers.

But unlike their human partners, K9s don’t have protective vests.

A woman in Sorrento is doing her part to change that.

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Maine Fishermen Died After Boat Sinking

Updated 9 months ago

SOUTH THOMASTON, Maine (AP) — Officials in Maine say one of two fishermen rescued after their boat sank off the Massachusetts coast has died.

A Coast Guard helicopter spotted the two crew members from the 65-foot Terra Nova in the water Friday night, and the Coast Guard said both were rescued. But Knox County Sheriff Donna Dennison in Maine said Monday that one of them, David Oaks of South Thomaston, had died.

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