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Officials investigate two deaths

Officials investigate two deaths

  State Police have identified a man who was found dead this morning in southern Maine. It was 59 year old Steven Michael Hanson who was found outside his Long Island home by two men who were out for a walk. A team of detectives took a boat to the island this morning to investigate. His death has … Read More

Bath salts sentence

Bath salts sentence

A Bangor man will serve almost 6 years in prison for his roll in a bath salts operation. 38 year old Daniel Hines was sentenced today to 70 months in prison. The U.S. Attorneys office says he was one of 18 people who conspired to distribute the hallucinegenic drug in Penobscot, Knox and Aroostook counties. Officials say Hines … Read More

Watch: Vigil in Honor of Slain Husson Student

Watch: Vigil in Honor of Slain Husson Student

Bangor – One year ago Husson student Brooke Locke was murdered.Her alleged killer, a former boyfriend, awaits trial for the crime.Tuesday night members of Brooke’s sorority organized a candle light vigil in her honor, an effort to raise awareness of domestic violence, but also to ensure the heinous crime that ended their friend’s life… is … Read More

Fairpoint strike continues

Fairpoint strike continues

Still no breakthrough in the standoff between striking  Fairpoint workers and company officials.    Hundreds of employees have been on strike for over month after Fairpoint officials broke off contract talks. The two sides met today for the first time since the strike began, but the talks ended without an agreement.   Todays meeting was arranged by a federal … Read More

Baby saved by passerby

Baby saved by passerby

An incredible story out of Washington County. State Police say a 3-month old child is alive tonight thanks to a passerby who performed CPR in Kossuth Township. It happened yesterday afternoon on Route 6 when the driver of an suv lost control on some ice and ended rolling the vehicle into a shallow stream. The driver and two other … Read More

Washington drug bust

Washington drug bust

  WASHINGTON _ Jason Jones, 27, of Washington was arrested Monday night when officers arrived at his home for a routine bail check. Inside the home, deputies say the found over two pounds of marijuana, evidence of drug trafficking, hallucinogenic mushrooms, hydrocodone and more than six thousand dollars in cash. Jones was charged with possession of … Read More

Winslow stabbing

Winslow stabbing

One 17-year-old boy is recovering from a stab wound tonight and another is incarcerated. Police in Winslow say one teen stabbed the other during an altercation at Halifax Park Monday night. Because they are both juveniles their names are not being released. Police went to the park after receiving a report of the stabbing just before 9 p.m. The … Read More

Rte 17 in Augusta closed

Rte 17 in Augusta closed

Eastern Avenue, (Rte 17), in Augusta near Rebecca’s Restaurant is currently closed due to a two vehicle head-on crash. The fire department is working to remove people from both vehicles. Police are asking that motorists find an alternative route.

Unity man hits girlfriend with computer

Unity man hits girlfriend with computer

On Sunday, Unity police say 37-year-old Christopher Giggey became upset with his girlfriend and hit her with a computer. Police say he also attempted to strangle her. Giggey has been charged with aggravated domestic assault, domestic assault, and domestic criminal mischief. He remains at the Waldo County Sheriffs Department.  

Unity arrest

Unity arrest

  Unity police say 45-year-old Mark Lessard got into an argument with his girlfriend’s son Friday night and pushed the boy out of the house. Lessard then allegedly assaulted the child’s mother by placing her in a headlock.  Lessard was arrested on two outstanding warrants for failure to appear in court and also on two counts of domestic … Read More

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