Maine Senators Remember Russert

Updated 6 years ago

(AP) Senator Olympia Snowe calls Russert &quot:a journalistic giant of his generation.&quot: Snowe says the longest-serving moderator of NBC’s &quot:Meet the Press&quot: will be remembered for his rigorous preparation and objectivity.

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Cobb Guilty

Updated 6 years ago

The trial for 48-year-old Kevin Cobb began earlier this week.

His daughter testified that the abuse began when she was ten.

The girl’s parents are divorced. She testified that the abuse happened for 6 years while she was visiting her father on weekends.

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Wrong Turn on I-95 Ends in Disaster

Updated 6 years ago

A Waterville man was badly injured after colliding with a guard rail.

According to trooper Jeff Beech, the driver was traveling north on the interstate when he took one of the crossovers to the southbound lanes.

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Father’s Day Recipes

Updated 6 years ago

Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 10 servings

2 lbs. Red Potatoes, washed and cut into 1 pieces
2 cloves garlic
1 cup Mayonnaise
2 Tbsp. white vinegar
2 Tbsp. grated onion
3 oz. crumbled blue cheese
2 hard boiled eggs, cleaned and diced
1 tsp. sugar
tsp. salt
tsp. ground black pepper
minced chives

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Father’s Day Recipes

Updated 6 years ago

Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
4 – 8 oz. Ribeye steaks
Kosher salt
Black Pepper
Herbes de Provence
2 large vidalias, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp. olive oil
Kosher salt
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh tarragon

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Home Invasion Update

Updated 6 years ago

(AP) The Pittston Consolidated School ceremony for students who will attend Gardiner Regional Middle School next year was set for Thursday afternoon.

Nicole Guerrette and her father, 48-year-old William Guerrette are being treated at separate hospitals for stab wounds suffered during the May 27 attack which occurred during a break-in.

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Fisherman Missing in Mattawamkeag

Updated 6 years ago

The three were out trolling in a canoe on the Penobscot River, North of the Welden Dam, when the boat’s outboard motor cut out at around 8:45 Wednesday night.

With the recent rain, the river was flowing strong, and the canoe drifted onto the dam’s splashguard, and the water pressure flipped the boat, along with its three occupants, over the dam.

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Father’s Day Cooking with Ann Marie Orr

Updated 6 years ago

Grilled shrimp with a spice twist

Marinade: 1 bunch cilantro, chopped coarsely-reserve some chopped for garnish 1 tablespoon (or less) of chili flakes 2 shallots, chopped 2 lemons zest 2 limes zest and juiced to 1/4 cup (juice more limes if necessary) 1 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 canola oil

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Dexter Fire Decimates Barn

Updated 6 years ago

The call to Zions Hill Road came in around 7 am. When firefighters arrived, they found flames shooting out to the rear of the house.

Crews from Dover-Foxcroft, Corinna, and Sangerville quickly put out the blaze.

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Lewiston Man Dies in Auburn Park

Updated 6 years ago

Witnesses say that 26-year-old Casey Stanley of Lewiston died after being stabbed in the chest near Main Street in Auburn at around 7:30 Wednesday evening.

Auburn and State Police say they are working together to try and figure out what happened, and who is responsible.

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Auburn Stabbing Latest

Updated 6 years ago

26-year-old Casey Stanley was killed in a walking trail around 7:30 Wednesday night.

Police would like your help if you’ve seen 25-year-old Alisha Turner and 28-year-old Ryan Muncey.

They are believed to be on the run with their two children, ages two and one.

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Good Voter Turnout for Primaries

Updated 6 years ago

Even during an off-year primary election, when the turnout tends to be lower, a steady stream of voters could be seen going to the polls Tuesday.

There are no official numbers at this point, the communities all across the state have seen large numbers of voters.

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Primary Returns

Updated 6 years ago


Tom Allen 56,521 – 85 percent
Tom Ledue 9,703 – 15 percent

516 of 615 precincts returned – 84% counted


Charlie Summers 16,162 – 60 percent
Dean Scontras 10,940 – 40 percent

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Heating Oil Costs Remain High

Updated 6 years ago

(AP) Actual prices ranged from a low of $4.35 at a dealer in southwestern Maine to a high of $4.80 in the eastern part of the state. Kerosene prices averaged $4.98 statewide.

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Ellsworth Home Invaded

Updated 6 years ago

Police say the Oak Street resident arrived home on Tuesday, to find a man in his back yard.

When the home owner went inside, he discovered his house had been broken into, and a coin collection worth several thousand dollars was missing.

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Plane Diverted

Updated 6 years ago

(AP) Twenty-year-old Samir Hadj Larbi of Paris was charged last Thursday with interfering with a flight crew after the plane landed in Bangor while en route from Paris to Newark, N.J.

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Data Breach Lawsuit

Updated 6 years ago

(AP) According to a decision announced Monday, the case will be heard by U.S. District Judge D. Brock Hornby in Portland.

The decision means that lawsuits already filed in Maine, New Hampshire, Florida and New York will be consolidated into a single case under the federal court’s multi-district litigation program.

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Maine Army National Guard Headed to Iraq

Updated 6 years ago

About 500 soldiers, with the 133rd Engineering Battalion, were notified they may be deployed in February of 2010.

It’s thought the soldiers will be helping to build and repair the Iraqi infrastructure.

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Jail Incident

Updated 6 years ago

18 year old Leo Hylton has been placed in segregation, after he was reportedly involved in a fight with another inmate on Friday.

Hylton, who is from Augusta, was transferred to the Cumberland County Jail from Kennebec County.

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State Primary Elections

Updated 6 years ago

Candidates seeking their party’s nomination have been criss-crossing the state in one last push before Tuesday’s elections.

Campaigning has been heavy in Southern Maine, where six democrats and two republicans are vying for the house seat being vacated by Democratic Congressman Tom Allen. He’s challenging Republican Senator Susan Collins.

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