The teenager shot by police near Waldoboro over the weekend died of multiple gunshot wounds. That’s the conclusion of an autopsy conducted by the state medical examiner.
Officer Zachary Curtis stopped a vehicle on the FriendshipRd. early Sunday morning. Eighteen year old Gregori Jackson was a passenger in the vehicle. Authorities say Jackson got into a fight with Officer Curtis and then ran into the woods. The officer followed and another fight broke out. It was during that second fight that shots were fired. Jackson died at the scene. He was not carrying a weapon. The Attorney Generals office is still investigating this incident.
Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies say 24-year-old Justin Boyce was trying to make a turn at the intersection of the Upper Falls road and the Mast Hill road when he lost control of his truck and hit a house on the other side of the intersection.
Maine’s community colleges are announcing record enrollments.
As the seven-campus system begins its fifth year, Governor John Baldacci, legislators and officials for the community colleges plan to announce record enrollment growth.
A state trooper is on paid administrative leave while the attorney general investigates a Rumford man’s shooting following a standoff with troopers.
State police say 46-year-old Scott White was shot and killed late Saturday afternoon following a seven-hour standoff at his former wife’s home in Rumford.
In Waldoboro, a local police officer shot an 18-year-old man following a traffic stop at about 2:15 Sunday morning.
Brian MacMaster is director of investigations for the state Attorney General’s Office. He says details of what happened are still not complete.
Police say a woman was killed this weekend when her car crashed in the woods in Pittston.
The Kennebec County Sheriff’s Department says a minivan was found Saturday morning on its roof off the Stage Road in Pittston.
A business consultant from Mount Vernon is the Republican nominee in a special election to fill the Maine House District 83 seat.
66-year-old Clyde Dyar was chosen during a party caucus Friday night in Augusta.
Early Saturday morning, fire crews in Brewer battled a house fire in their city.
A 3-unit apartment house on Parker Street caught fire just before 6 a.m.
When firefighters arrived, the back of the building was engulfed in flames.
If you’re looking to do a little leaf-peeping this weekend…you might want to head north.
Forest rangers in northern Maine say they’re starting to see some good color in their part of the state.
Fire crews from several towns had a tough time battling a house fire in Bangor Saturday.
Crews were called to a home on Stillwater ave, on the Veazie line, just after 11 a.m.
A judge has ruled that 32-year old Christian Nielsen is competent to stand trial next month.
Justice Robert Crowley says that Nielsen meets the standard for competency set by the state supreme court.
The fire started Thursday morning on Union Street in Glenburn.
Fire fighters say a car backfiring apparently started the fire. It then quickly spread to another building, and threatened to jump to a third.
Nurses and hospital management have been negotiating for nearly two months, but have not be able to agree on a new contract. If there is no deal by the end of this month, nurses may go on strike for the first time in the hospital’s history.
There are several new state laws that go into effect, starting Thursday September 20th.
You can now be pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt, people under 18 can no longer have handheld electronic devices while driving, and there’s new restrictions for folks who bike.
Superintendent Elaine Miller spoke to TV5 on Wednesday confirming that these cleaning companies will remain on site until further notice.
Miller says air quality test results came back within an acceptable level, however there is room for improvement.
Melissa Tableman is guilty of setting fire to clothes in a sink in a home in Corinth back in 2004, but she is no longer charged with setting fire to her home on the Billings Rd. in Hermon in July of 2006.
State police say that charges will be filed against a man who was involved in a serious crash in Hudson Tuesday afternoon.
The accident happened at around 5:45, on the Old Town Road.
Up until Friday, Sept. 14th, a school bus picked up and dropped off Bobbie Dumond’s 7th grade sons a few feet from their front door.
Now Lucas and Nicholas have to walk down Gilman Road, in front of a construction zone, to catch their ride on Stillwater Avenue.
Last year the school began a nine million dollar renovation project that’s causing some health concerns.
One parent has even been handing out masks to students to protect them from the dust.
The couple came home to their residence on the Libby Road to find local fire crews trying to put out the blaze. Flames could be seen shooting from the side and rear of the home.