Cumberland police were searching for a car Wednesday whose driver is believed to be casing homes to burglarize. Police said Wednesday morning that the car was in a West Cumberland neighborhood around midnight.

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Cumberland police were searching for a car Wednesday whose driver is believed to be casing homes to burglarize. Police said Wednesday morning that the car was in a West Cumberland neighborhood around midnight.
The Maine Attorney General's Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Saturday night in Machiasport. Authorities say it began with a home invasion in East Machias earlier that day.
A family in Penobscot County is rallying around its loved one who was seriously injured in a fatal car crash Friday. Abby Reynolds, of Milford, has suffered severe vertebrae, leg, and pelvic injuries from the head on crash. Police say it happened when 18-year-old Brandon Cook veered into the wrong lane on Route 178 in Eddington. Cook died as a result of the wreck. Two passengers in his vehicle were also severely injured.4 month ago
A family in Penobscot County is rallying around its loved one who was seriously injured in a fatal car crash Friday. Abby Reynolds, of Milford, has suffered severe vertebrae, leg, and pelvic injuries from the head on crash. Police say it happened when 18-year-old Brandon Cook veered into the wrong lane on Route 178 in Eddington. Cook died as a result of the wreck. Two passengers in his vehicle were also severely injured.
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Manchester, Maine shooting at Prescott Rd: 2 killed
Two crashes happened on the same road in York County within an hour of each other Thursday, York County Sheriff Bill King said. Both crashes happened on Limerick Road in Arundel.4 month ago
Two crashes happened on the same road in York County within an hour of each other Thursday, York County Sheriff Bill King said. Both crashes happened on Limerick Road in Arundel.
A Maine sheriff's department has been searching for two people involved in a car crash -- not because they're in trouble, but because deputies want to thank them. Tuesday morning, driver Alicia Szostak swerved to miss a deer on Route 35 in Naples. Her car slammed into a tree and burst into flames.4 month ago
A Maine sheriff's department has been searching for two people involved in a car crash -- not because they're in trouble, but because deputies want to thank them. Tuesday morning, driver Alicia Szostak swerved to miss a deer on Route 35 in Naples. Her car slammed into a tree and burst into flames.
Just spoke with Lewiston Police, they say they expect to be out here in front of Major Cuts Barbershop for a couple more hours as state police continue investigation. Avoid Chesnut Street if you are driving in Lewiston this morning.4 month ago
Just spoke with Lewiston Police, they say they expect to be out here in front of Major Cuts Barbershop for a couple more hours as state police continue investigation. Avoid Chesnut Street if you are driving in Lewiston this morning.
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A South Paris man was stabbed in the chest and stomach inside a Lewiston barber shop by a man police say is dating the victim's estranged wife. The stabbing was reported at Major Cuts on Chestnut Street in Lewiston around 6 p.m. Rashad Robinson, 36,l was getting a haircut when police say he was stabbed by Michael Barrucci, 23, of Otisfield
Maine State Police and the Maine Warden Service have joined Skowhegan police in the search for a woman who disappeared six months ago. Tina Stadig, 40, of Skowhegan, was last seen in May, police said.4 month ago
Maine State Police and the Maine Warden Service have joined Skowhegan police in the search for a woman who disappeared six months ago. Tina Stadig, 40, of Skowhegan, was last seen in May, police said.
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Windham: A teenager was killed in a crash Tuesday night on River Road, police said. The victim, Tyonna Adams, 15, of Westbrook, was pronounced dead the scene, police said. The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. near Laskey Road.
A man driving a dump truck was killed when he likely suffered a medical issue and ended up in a stream, Maine State Police said. The crash happened Nov. 21 and was first reported by police Tuesday. Cedric Pelletier, 51, of Sinclair, was killed when he hit his head, police said4 month ago
A man driving a dump truck was killed when he likely suffered a medical issue and ended up in a stream, Maine State Police said. The crash happened Nov. 21 and was first reported by police Tuesday. Cedric Pelletier, 51, of Sinclair, was killed when he hit his head, police said
A Thorndike woman has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after a woman died during a home invasion in Burnham. Tara Shibles, 37, was charged in the death of 72-year-old Joyce Wood.4 month ago
A Thorndike woman has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after a woman died during a home invasion in Burnham. Tara Shibles, 37, was charged in the death of 72-year-old Joyce Wood.
Police identified a local man as the victim in Sunday morning’s fatal hit and run. Louie J. St. Pierre, 48, of Lewiston was pronounced dead at Central Maine Medical Center after he was taken there by United Ambulance, according to a statement by Lewiston police.4 month ago
Police identified a local man as the victim in Sunday morning’s fatal hit and run. Louie J. St. Pierre, 48, of Lewiston was pronounced dead at Central Maine Medical Center after he was taken there by United Ambulance, according to a statement by Lewiston police.
A man was arrested Saturday night after authorities said he trespassed at a mobile home in Chesterville, sparking a 10-hour standoff with police as he holed up inside with a pellet gun and cross bow.
Maine State Police are investigating after a York County Sheriff’s Deputy crashed his car Saturday afternoon. York County Sheriff William King said the deputy crashed his patrol car on Quarry Road in Limerick while responding to a domestic assault incident around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.4 month ago
Maine State Police are investigating after a York County Sheriff’s Deputy crashed his car Saturday afternoon. York County Sheriff William King said the deputy crashed his patrol car on Quarry Road in Limerick while responding to a domestic assault incident around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, says she will support the tax bill before the Senate today.
Crews worked to free a victim trapped in their car after it flipped over in New Gloucester Friday morning, Cumberland County dispatchers confirmed. Dispatchers said they first received reports of the crash on Cobbs Bridge Road and Rowe Station Road at 6:50 a.m.
Bangor firefighters saved a man from an abandoned home Wednesday evening. Just after 5 p.m., the fire department received a call that smoke was coming from a home on Essex Street that was condemned by the city earlier this year.4 month ago
Bangor firefighters saved a man from an abandoned home Wednesday evening. Just after 5 p.m., the fire department received a call that smoke was coming from a home on Essex Street that was condemned by the city earlier this year.
Crews on Wednesday battled a chimney fire that spread to the walls of a home on High Street. When the first fire crews arrived, they reported flames and smoke coming from the second floor of the single-family home at 2 High St.
With her mother hurt in a car crash, the burden of finding help fell to an eight-year-old girl. The girl was a passenger in a Toyota Camry being driven by 26-year-old Lili Parady from Fort Fairfield. Maine State Police said Parady was traveling southbound through Westfield on Tuesday night when she lost control rounding a curve on Route 1 near the intersection of Miller Road. The car left its lane and hit a tree.4 month ago
With her mother hurt in a car crash, the burden of finding help fell to an eight-year-old girl. The girl was a passenger in a Toyota Camry being driven by 26-year-old Lili Parady from Fort Fairfield. Maine State Police said Parady was traveling southbound through Westfield on Tuesday night when she lost control rounding a curve on Route 1 near the intersection of Miller Road. The car left its lane and hit a tree.
A Maine man accused of hitting a car head-on and killing a woman was driving in the wrong lane while texting after leaving a methadone clinic, officials said. the wrong lane while texting after leaving a methadone clinic, officials said. Tyler Creighton, 25, of Medford, was driving on Bennoch Road in Alton when he hit another car. The driver of that car, 63-year-old Robin Gardner, of Lagrange, was killed.4 month ago
A Maine man accused of hitting a car head-on and killing a woman was driving in the wrong lane while texting after leaving a methadone clinic, officials said. the wrong lane while texting after leaving a methadone clinic, officials said. Tyler Creighton, 25, of Medford, was driving on Bennoch Road in Alton when he hit another car. The driver of that car, 63-year-old Robin Gardner, of Lagrange, was killed.
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Classes were cancelled Tuesday at two schools in RSU 38 due to a threat, officials said.
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By the time help arrived for a woman who was pinned under her car in Wesley, emergency crews were unable to save her life. Asia Wells died at the scene. She was 26 years old and lived in East Machias.
An Auburn police officer is being credited with rescuing a badly injured hawk that was unable to fly. Officer Andrew Jarman was performing a property check when he saw the hawk, police wrote on the department’s Facebook page.4 month ago
An Auburn police officer is being credited with rescuing a badly injured hawk that was unable to fly. Officer Andrew Jarman was performing a property check when he saw the hawk, police wrote on the department’s Facebook page.
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Police said one person was killed after a head-on crash involving a tractor-trailer in Fairfield Saturday. It happened on Route 139 just after 2 p.m.
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A portion of New Portland Road in Gorham was closed for several hours after a car crashed into a pole early Sunday morning. Police tell WMTW News 8 the road was closed between Bartlett Road and the rotary so Central Maine Power could remove wires from the road.
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Oxford: A representative for the Oxford County Sheriffs dispatch confirmed at least one person was injured during a hunting-related shooting Saturday in Oxford. Cpl. John McDonald, of the Maine Warden Service, said a man in his thirties was air-lifted to Central Maine Medical Center with serious injuries to both of his arms. His name is being withheld until morning.
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Oxford, Maine shooting at Number Six Rd and Plains Rd: 1 injured
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One person was taken to the hospital after an overnight car crash on Chadbourne Road in Standish, dispatchers confirmed. Fire department dispatchers said reports of the crash came in at around 12:45 a.m. Thursday. They said one person was taken to Maine Medical Center from the scene, but could not confirm the extent of their injuries.
Medical transport plane crash lands at Presque Isle airport
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