A Fairfield man was taken into custody Tuesday evening after a standoff that lasted several hours. Fairfield police were called to a home on West Street just before noon for a domestic violence incident

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27 May 2018
An older driver was found dead in his car after a crash in South Portland, according to fire officials. The crash was reported just before 12:30 p.m. at 1329 Broadway.
A Fairfield man was taken into custody Tuesday evening after a standoff that lasted several hours. Fairfield police were called to a home on West Street just before noon for a domestic violence incident
Police are trying to identify two masked men who entered a Waterville home. They say the pair broke into a home on Carey Lane at 7 a.m. Saturday. Police say they were armed with a knife and hammer.
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Police said a man was arrested for threatening another individual with a gun at a store in Portland Sunday. Police said Kevin Gray, 22, of Portland, was in possession of a firearm when he entered the Paris Farmers Union on Warren Avenue around 1:40 p.m.
A Bangor man has admitted to possessing child pornography, ahead of his trial was set to begin next week, officials said. David Jack, 42, pleaded guilty Friday to several charges, officials said. His trial was scheduled to begin on Monday.3 month ago
A Bangor man has admitted to possessing child pornography, ahead of his trial was set to begin next week, officials said. David Jack, 42, pleaded guilty Friday to several charges, officials said. His trial was scheduled to begin on Monday.
A man was taken into custody after what authorities are calling a domestic violence incident Thursday night. The incident closed Route 2.4 month ago
A man was taken into custody after what authorities are calling a domestic violence incident Thursday night. The incident closed Route 2.
4 month ago
Crews responded to a fire in Portland Thursday night. It happened at a home located on Maine Avenue. Fire officials said the fire, which started in the basement, caused a lot of smoke but minimal damage.
A baby born after his mother was killed in a car accident this week in Skowhegan has died. Skowhegan Police Chief David Bucknam said Gage Strout died Thursday morning at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.4 month ago
A baby born after his mother was killed in a car accident this week in Skowhegan has died. Skowhegan Police Chief David Bucknam said Gage Strout died Thursday morning at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.
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Police were looking for a man Thursday who robbed the Subway restaurant on Brighton Avenue. The incident happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday at the store located at 952 Brighton Ave.
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Two vehicles and two buildings were involved in a bad accident on Route 202 in Alfred4 month ago
Two vehicles and two buildings were involved in a bad accident on Route 202 in Alfred
4 month ago
A pregnant woman on her way to a local hospital to be medically induced to give birth was killed Monday morning when her vehicle slid on black ice and crashed off U.S. Route 2 in Skowhegan. Baby was delivered by emergency Caesarean section at Redington-Fairview General Hospital following the crash. Bucknam said the baby was in critical condition about noon Monday and was later transferred to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, where hospital officials would not provide any information about the baby
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A woman was found dead inside her burning home in Surry overnight, according to the Fire Marshal's Office. Crews were called to Morgan Bay Road around 11 p.m. Sunday.
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Maine State Police arrested two New York City men Saturday on the Maine Turnpike on drug charges. Agents said a trooper stopped a car on the Turnpike for a vehicle inspection violation
Several homes in the Kennebunk and Wells area lost power briefly Sunday. Kennebunk Light and Power had planned an overnight power outage.4 month ago
Several homes in the Kennebunk and Wells area lost power briefly Sunday. Kennebunk Light and Power had planned an overnight power outage.
Police said a man was arrested after leading police on a 16-mile chase Saturday morning. Police said Adam Call, 20, of Lisbon Falls led them on a chase from Main Street in Topsham to Route 201 in Richmond just after 12:30 a.m.4 month ago
Police said a man was arrested after leading police on a 16-mile chase Saturday morning. Police said Adam Call, 20, of Lisbon Falls led them on a chase from Main Street in Topsham to Route 201 in Richmond just after 12:30 a.m.
The WomensMarch2018 at the Maine State House in Augusta.4 month ago
The #WomensMarch2018 at the Maine State House in Augusta.
Two people were arrested in Ellsworth this on charges of selling crack cocaine, according to the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency4 month ago
Two people were arrested in Ellsworth this on charges of selling crack cocaine, according to the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency
Police arrested James Peaslee on a charge of murder in the death of Paul Hilenski in Bridgewater on Wednesday
Police and the Aroostook County Sheriff's Office are now investigating a suspicious death in Bridgewater. Police say the victim is a man
4 month ago
Three people were injured early Wednesday morning in a sledding incident at Sunday River. A spokeswoman for Sunday River said the incident was reported at 2 a.m. on the Tempest Trail, which is an advanced trail.
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Officers are investigating a hit and run involving a pedestrian and an unidentified vehicle, according to the Buxton Police Department. According to police, a 17-year-old female was walking across River Road Friday evening when she was hit by a vehicle. She was transferred to Maine Medical Center with serious injuries.
A Portland man accused of murdering his domestic partner was due to make his first appearance in court Tuesday. Over the weekend, police arrested Anthony Leng, 40, for the murder of Sokha Khuon, 36.4 month ago
A Portland man accused of murdering his domestic partner was due to make his first appearance in court Tuesday. Over the weekend, police arrested Anthony Leng, 40, for the murder of Sokha Khuon, 36.
Crews responded to a fire at a two-family home in Waterville Sunday. Firefighters said they were called to the home on Gold Street just after 9 a.m. Firefighters said the upstairs tenant reported that the area around his pellet stove exhaust was on fire. The tenant went back inside to evacuate residents, including his son and family dog, firefighters said.
4 month ago
A Knox man is facing charges in connection with a string of break-ins that happened in October, police said. According to police, 21-year-old Dakota Raven allegedly broke into a home, a snack shack and a market all in the same week
4 month ago
A rear-end crash in Berwick turned deadly when a car was pushed into the path of a school bus. Berwick Police said the victim was a 31-year-old man from Sanford, but his name was not immediately released.
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Sanford man dies when car is rear-ended, pushed into school bus
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Westbrook police are investigating an assault that took place inside the high school.
Somerset County sheriff's deputies were searching for an armed bank robber who targeted the Skowhegan Savings Bank in Norridgewock. As of Wednesday morning, the suspect had not been arrested.
Deputies arrested a Maine man after they said he threatened three people with a knife. Deputies arrested Emanuel Slobada on a charge of domestic violence terrorizing after he threatened a woman and two teenage girls in a car, York County Sheriff Bill King said.4 month ago
Deputies arrested a Maine man after they said he threatened three people with a knife. Deputies arrested Emanuel Slobada on a charge of domestic violence terrorizing after he threatened a woman and two teenage girls in a car, York County Sheriff Bill King said.
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