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3-year-old Hospitalized, Police Investigate Reported Shooting

Updated 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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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Log Truck Driver Dies After Crashing into Skowhegan Pizza Hut

Catherine Pegram

Updated 11 months ago

Police say the driver of a logging truck was killed when it slammed into the front of a Pizza Hut in Skowhegan, trapping him underneath the truck.

Michael Morin, 59, owner of Mike Morin Tree-Length Firewood, died at a local hospital.

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Woman’s Body Found Floating in River in Hampden

Catherine Pegram

Updated 11 months ago

State Police are asking for help to identify the body of a woman found floating in the Penobscot River in Hampden Monday morning.

Police say two kayakers spotted the body about 20 to 30 feet from shore, off Cottage Road.

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Arrest in Connection with Lincoln Burglary Spree

Updated 11 months ago

Three months of burglaries in the Lincoln area may be winding down after a weekend arrest.

A burglary was reported Saturday morning at Haskell Lumber on Main Street.

The responding officer was then called to two other reports nearby, one at Rogers Small Engine Repair on Main Street, the other was a motor vehicle break-in on the same street.

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Fire Destroys Home in Monroe

Updated 11 months ago

Fire destroyed a house in Monroe Saturday.

The Monroe fire chief says the fire was fully involved when crews arrived.

It happened on the Fisher Road.

The house was a total loss.

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Accident in Levant Sends Two People to Hospital

Updated 11 months ago

An accident in Levant sent two people to the hospital Saturday night.

State police say a teenage driver lost control of his car around 6:30 pm.

The driver hit a tree on the Kenduskeag Levant Road after coming around a sharp turn on the road.

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Norridgewock Man Facing Child Porn Charges

Updated 11 months ago

A Norridgewock man who was hired as a special education teacher in Farmington will be in jail until his federal trial on child pornography charges.

Patrik Arsenault, 27, is accused of molesting two young boys and taking video and pictures of it.

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Vandals Nearly Destroy Dover-Foxcroft Haunt

Rob Poindexter

Updated 11 months ago

Every year, the Homecoming Committee in Dover-Foxcroft is hard at work on fundraisers to help pay for the annual Shiretown Homecoming, which takes place the first weekend in August. The event takes roughly $35,000 to put on and their annual haunt is one of the biggest fundraisers they have.

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” My Soul Dropped to My Feet” – Man Loses Home to Fire

Updated 11 months ago

Ray Henderson wasn’t born in Maine, but when he got here more than two decades ago, it quickly became home.

” Fell in love with the state and I’m still in love with the state,” said Henderson.

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