A professional runner from Kenya who was out training on a nature trail in the woods near his home in Maine says he encountered two charging black bears but was able to outrun them during a frantic sprint to a nearby vacant house for cover.

Map. History of Maine conflict

18 October 2017
3 month ago
A professional runner from Kenya who was out training on a nature trail in the woods near his home in Maine says he encountered two charging black bears but was able to outrun them during a frantic sprint to a nearby vacant house for cover.
This is the main damage in Otisfield from the tornado on Saturday. No injuries.3 month ago
This is the main damage in Otisfield from the tornado on Saturday. No injuries.
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Gunman kills 3 people at different locations along rural Maine road before he's fatally shot by police.
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Madison, Maine shooting at Russell Rd: 3 killed, 1 injured
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Tornado Warning including Bridgton ME, Fryeburg ME, Brownfield ME until 5:00 PM EDT
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Tornado Warning including Cumberland County, ME until 2:45 PM EDT
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Big Tyler Road in Cross Lanes was shut down for more than an hour Friday after a Kroger tractor-trailer appears to have collapsed.
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The Southern Maine Animal Control Group announced Tuesday on Facebook that one of its officers had recovered a roughly 6-foot red tail boa constrictor roaming on High Street in Biddeford.
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Investigators with the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office said a Maine man took pictures of two children and sexually assaulted them.
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A Casco woman helped save her family from a fire Tuesday.
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Orland, Maine shooting at Acadia Hwy: no casualities
That scene in Sanford is still very active, with crews dousing it in water, three days after it started.
State police say two 13-year-old boys, and a 12-year-old boy, are now facing arson charges, for allegedly starting Friday’s fire that destroyed the century old east building of the Stetson Trust Mill.3 month ago
That scene in Sanford is still very active, with crews dousing it in water, three days after it started. State police say two 13-year-old boys, and a 12-year-old boy, are now facing arson charges, for allegedly starting Friday’s fire that destroyed the century old east building of the Stetson Trust Mill.
3 month ago
Police say a Livermore Falls woman broke the windows of someone's car with a hammer.
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A serious crash has closed Broadturn Road. The crash was reported after 3 p.m. Wednesday.
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Coast guard searching for kayaker who sent mayday at 10:15 this morning. The man stated that he had capsized off Bois Bubert Island, which is east of Petit Manan.
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Police issue warning about aggressive panhandler. Police said he uses his bicycle and rams into cars and then asks people for money.
4 month ago
Maine game wardens say three boaters are missing after their vessel capsized in windy conditions on Square Lake in northern Maine.
4 month ago
The parents of State Senator Chaz Allen were on a motorcycle on Highway J-54. Thomas and Maria Allen remained on the motorcycle for a period of time before being thrown from the vehicle more than 200 feet away from the initial point of impact. Both were transported to the Wayne County Hospital but Thomas Allen died from his injures. Maria was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Mattapan: A man was shot and killed on sidewalk on Hosmer Street. The man was slain beside a black SUV and the driver’s side door remained open while his body was covered with a white sheet4 month ago
Mattapan: A man was shot and killed on sidewalk on Hosmer Street. The man was slain beside a black SUV and the driver’s side door remained open while his body was covered with a white sheet
4 month ago
A deputy responding to a burglary call has shot a man. 29-year-old Joshua V. Welborn was shot by Lee County deputy. Welborn remained in a hospital Monday afternoon and was expected to survive.
Police in Maine released striking video of a firefighter getting away from a fiery explosion near a house in a wooded area on Sunday.4 month ago
Police in Maine released striking video of a firefighter getting away from a fiery explosion near a house in a wooded area on Sunday.
4 month ago
Brunswick, Maine shooting at Lunt Rd: no casualities
Tripura: Incessant rainfall disrupted normal life in Agartala yesterday as streets remained waterlogged4 month ago
Tripura: Incessant rainfall disrupted normal life in Agartala yesterday as streets remained waterlogged
4 month ago
Two Midcoast Maine residents have been diagnosed with the Powassan virus, a dangerous tick-borne illness.
4 month ago
Kennebunkport (Arundel), Maine shooting at 267 Old Alfred Rd: 1 killed
Sheriff's Office: Man killed after exchanging gunfire with deputies in Arundel, Maine4 month ago
Sheriff's Office: Man killed after exchanging gunfire with deputies in Arundel, Maine
4 month ago
You would be interested to know that Mann Ki Baat has remained apolitical. I can't recollect any party ever being mentioned: Rajesh Jain
4 month ago
Gorham, Maine shooting at 200 block of Narrangansett Rd: no casualities
5 month ago
Portland, Maine shooting at Congress St: no casualities
5 month ago
Portland, Maine shooting at Congress St: no casualities