An Ellsworth man was shot Sunday morning by a police officer, ending an 18-hour all-night standoff with police.
State police spokesman Steve McCausland says trooper Scott Duff shot 50-year-old Jeffrey Barnard around 6:30 a.m. Sunday.
A tanker truck collided with a train in Bucksport, Saturday.
Emergency responders at the scene are saying we’re lucky, the accident could have been much worse.
Police say A tanker truck hauling clay was turning into the Bucksport Mill and failed to yield to an oncoming train.
Today was day two of the Maine Democratic Convention.
The convention is being held this year at the Cross Center in Bangor.
This afternoon’s speakers included U.S. Senate candidate Shella Bellows.
A man is on the run and a woman is dead is St. Francis. Police are actively searching for, 38-year-old Jesse Marquis, who they say is armed and dangerous.
After more than 12 hours in a standoff, shots have been fired.
The Bangor Police Tact Team tried to introduce gas into the camper and the suspect fired out two rounds. No one was injured. Police are now waiting for the State Police “Bear Cat,” and armored vehicle.
“It gave you that weird feeling in your stomach like something was wrong,” says Nokomis Regional High School senior Lindsay Mower.
Students took part in a mock crash with local agencies.
President Obama announced Friday Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned amid widespread troubles in the VA healthcare system. Now, the VA scandal seems to have found its way into Maine’s gubernatorial race.
A woman from Bangor is guilty of brutally killing her husband nearly three years ago in a jealous rage.
Justice E. Allen Hunter issued the verdict Friday afternoon for 50-year-old Roxanne Jeskey.
Fire destroyed a house in Plymouth earlier today.
Crews were called to the home on Old Farm Road around 8 this morning,
Authorities say no one was in the house at the time.
An Eddington home is destroyed after a Thursday night blaze.
Eddington Fire Department was called in to the home on Riverside Dr. just before 9 p.m. Several neighboring departments responded, as well.
One man died and two women were seriously injured in a two car crash Thursday afternoon in Corinth.
According to deputies, 64-year-old Milton Young of Charleston was driving on Main Street and crossed the center line hitting another car head on.
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Traffic has been slowed due to a fatal car accident on Main St. in Corinth.
Three people were taken to the hospital after the two vehicle crash, one of them has been reported dead after arriving at the hospital, according to our reporter on the scene.
Winterport is looking at combining its municipal offices into one new facility.
Residents will have the chance Thursday night to sound off on the various plans on the table.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Independent candidate for governor Eliot Cutler is turning in more than 5,500 signatures to qualify for the November ballot.
On Thursday, Cutler delivered the signatures of Maine voters to the Secretary of State’s office, where they will now be reviewed.
Fire officials believe a nighttime fire in Milford was intentionally set. They showed us the garage door was clearly forced open.
“There’s no other reason for the fire in that area,” explains Milford Fire Chief, Chris Matson.
A Hampden man who has worked for local law enforcement for decades is now the subject of an investigation.
Hampden Police say they received a tip on April 1st that something inappropriate was happening in the home of one of their part time officers. The man also is a full time dispatcher at Penobscot Regional Communications Center. Director Jim Ryan says that employee has been placed on administrative leave.
It began last month with jury selection, the trial of accused killers Nicholas Sexton and Randal Daluz ended in Bangor Wednesday.
There was a buzz in the courtroom as family members and friends of the victims, legal teams, law enforcement, and spectators who had been there from the beginning, waited for the moment the long-awaited outcome was delivered.
National headlines about the scandal at Veterans Affairs have led many to believe the system is broken.
But here in Maine, many say the VA healthcare system is both efficient and transparent.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Investigators say a blaze at an Augusta apartment building appears to have been intentionally set.
The two-alarm fire at the five-unit Cedar Court building was reported at about 5:45 a.m. Tuesday.
Author and poet Maya Angelou, who rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page, has died.
She gained acclaim for her first book, her autobiography “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” making her one of the first African-American women to write a best-seller.