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Nebraska Man Sentenced For Sex Crimes From 1990

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 9 months ago

Five years in prison.

That’s the sentence for a Nebraska man convicted of sex crimes that took place more than twenty years ago in Lincoln.

Clarence Cote,65, was found guilty in January for two counts of gross sexual assault.

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James Taylor Coming to Bangor

Joy Hollowell

Updated 9 months ago

James Taylor is coming to Bangor.

The five-time Grammy Award winner will be performing at the Cross Insurance Center July 13th.

Tickets for the concert start at $63.50. They go on sale next Friday, March 14th.

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DA Defends Decision Not To Prosecute In Fatality

Updated 9 months ago

TENANTS HARBOR, Maine (AP) — A prosecutor in Maine is defending his decision not to bring charges against the driver of a car that went out of a control and killed a 9-year-old Massachusetts boy last summer.

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Police: 67-year-old Woman Died In Monmouth Crash

Updated 9 months ago

MONMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Authorities have released the name of the woman who died in a head-on car crash in Monmouth.

Police say 67-year-old Joan Fortier of Mount Vernon was a passenger in one of the vehicles involved in the crash on U.S. Route 202 at about 7:30 a.m. Thursday. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Madison Barn Destroyed in Fire

Joy Hollowell

Updated 9 months ago

Fire destroyed a barn in Madison overnight Thursday, but fire crews were able to save an attached house.

Fire fighters from five towns responded to Tupper Road around 9 p.m.

We’re told a few animals died in the barn fire. The homeowners were able to make it out safely.

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Former Bangor Police Chief Reflects on Life, New Prognosis

Updated 9 months ago

After being retired for seven years, former Bangor Police Chief Don Winslow decided to give police work another shot and run for Penobscot County Sheriff.

“I was fired up about it because law enforcement gets in your blood, and I missed it.”

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Rockport’s Hospitality House Reopens Doors to Homeless

John Krinjak

Updated 9 months ago

After being closed for a year, Hospitality House in Rockport has reopened its doors to area homeless.

Now operated by the Knox County Housing Coalition, the revamped shelter takes a more holistic approach to tackling homelessness.

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Acadia Visitors Spend $200M in 2012

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 9 months ago

“It’s a world class national park and you know I think that’s evident by the numbers of people that come here from all over the country and all over the world,” says Len Bobinchock.

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Inmate Slaying Suspect Appears in Court

John Krinjak

Updated 9 months ago

A state prison inmate accused of stabbing another inmate to death was in court Thursday.

35-year-old Richard Stahursky is charged with murder in the death of Micah Boland at the state prison in Warren Friday.

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Bangor Caregiver Charged In Death of 5-month-old Boy

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 9 months ago

 

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The babysitter of a 5-month-old boy has been arrested in the child’s death.

Bangor Police have charged Samuel Moore, 25, of Bangor with manslaughter.

Wednesday police say Korbyn Antworth passed away at Eastern Maine Medical Center a day after being transported there from a residence on the Griffin Road in Bangor.

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Korbyn Antworth


Man Found In Garland Home Died of Natural Causes

Erica Stapleton

Updated 9 months ago

The State Medical Examiner’s Office ruled that the Dover Foxcroft man found dead in a Garland home died of natural causes.
Daniel R. Neal, 62, was found by family members Wednesday afternoon around 1:20 p.m.  He was in the home of his daughter, where he spent the night.
Initial reports speculated that Neal could have been killed by one of the adult dogs found in the house, but the medical report confirms natural causes.
The two adult dogs and seven-puppy litter found in the home were quarantined amid investigation.  They’ve since been returned to the family.

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Stolen Car Involved in Accident, Bangor Police Looking For Driver

Wayne Harvey

Updated 9 months ago

The Bangor Police Department is looking for a man involved in a stolen car chase and accident that happened Thursday morning.

A little before 6:30 a report came in from the Holiday Inn on Odlin Road of a vehicle stolen from their parking lot.

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Maine State Prison Inmate To Appear In Court On Murder Charge

Updated 9 months ago

WARREN, Maine (AP) — A Maine State Prison inmate charged with stabbing another inmate 87 times is due in court.

Officials say Richard Stahursky is expected to make his first court appearance on Thursday in Knox County Superior Court. He’s charged with murder in the fatal attack on 37-year-old Micah Boland in the Maine State Prison.

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Bangor Police Investigating Infant’s Death

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 9 months ago

Bangor Police are investigating the death of an infant.

The child passed away at Eastern Maine Medical Center, Wednesday afternoon.

Sgt. Catherine Rumsey says the Police Department’s Criminal Investigations’ Division is looking into the death of the 5-month-old child.

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Instead of Paying Fines, Paying It Forward

John Krinjak

Updated 9 months ago

For those convicted of crimes, fines they can’t afford can make it difficult to move forward with life.

Sharon Perkins and Karen Lane each had hundreds in mounting fines.

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Local Professor Speaks on Ukraine Crisis

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 9 months ago

First the protests, then Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is ousted, and Russian Troops move into the Ukrainian region, Crimea.

“It was this spark, to turn to Russia, but there are deep seated feelings of anger and frustration with Ukrainian political leaders,” says Paul Josephson.

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Dover-Foxcroft Man’s Death Under Investigation

Updated 9 months ago

A Dover-Foxcroft man’s death Wednesday afternoon is under investigation.

State police say 62-year-old Daniel Neal was found was dead in a Garland home.

We’re told he was staying with family.

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Bangor Holds Public Discussion on West Market Square Makeover

Updated 9 months ago

West Market Square is getting a makeover.

“This has sort of been a long time coming. It’s something that we’ve been wanting to do for a long time to try to connect the downtown to the waterfront and provide a nice pedestrian path through that whole corridor,” said project manager, Amanda Soucier.

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Dead Dog Found on Rockport Trail

Updated 9 months ago

Rockport Police are looking for information about a dead dog.

Police tell us on Monday afternoon, a woman out walking found the remains of a black lab in woods off Mount Pleasant Road.

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Superintendent of Riverview Psychiatric Center Fired

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 9 months ago

The head of Maine’s Riverview Psychiatric Center was fired Wednesday.

A spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services says Mary Louise McEwen is no longer in charge of the hospital.

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