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Howland crash

Howland crash

A bad crash in Howland shut down a portion of interstate 95 this morning. Police say it involved a tractor trailer truck and a passenger vehicle. There aren’t many details available other than a helicopter was called to rush a victim to the hospital. The southbound lanes of the interstate were closed because of the crash, … Read More

Inmate death

Inmate death

Maine State Prison Inmate Death The Department of Corrections today confirms the death of a prisoner of the Maine State Prison in Warren. The prisoner’s death occurred approximately 5:45 a.m., January 21, 2014 at the Maine State Prison. Consistent with the department policy and the Attorney General’s Office protocols, the State Police and the Medical Examiner … Read More

Ocean acidification

Ocean acidification

Concerns about our changing ocean chemistry and how it could impact Maine brought people to the Augusta today. They were there to testify in favor of a bill that would establish a special commission to look at the effects of ocean acidification. The problem is that the increased use of fossil fuels is causing the … Read More

Performance to fight cold

Performance to fight cold

Heating Fund Benefit Good music for a good cause – that’s the idea behind a local benefit that is returning to Ellsworth. The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring “To Warm a Winter’s Night lll” at the Grand Auditorium on January 24th at 7:00pm. The evening of live music features four bands as well as an auction … Read More

Teacher charged with having sex with student

Teacher charged with having sex with student

A former cross country coach has been charged with sexually assaulting one of his students. 45 year old Benjamin Hodgdon the second was arrested and charged with gross sexual assault. Authorities say the victim was 13 when the alleged assaults took place back in 1999.Hodgdon was a coach at Tremont Consolidated School at the time. … Read More

Low speed chase

Low speed chase

A Bangor man is facing charges following a low speed police chase. Officials say they tried to stop a vehicle for driving erratically on Forest avenue, but they say the driver refused to stop–even after his tires had been flattened with spike mats. Lights and sirens were blaring as the man traveled at 25 miles … Read More

Fatal crash

Fatal crash

Authorities are investigating a deadly accident that happened this morning in Topsfield. The Washington county sheriff’s department says two vehicles collided on route one near Malcolm hill just after seven o‘clock. They quickly discovered that 18 year old Dylan Porter of Brookton was killed in the crash. 39 year old Kevin Lagase of New Brunswick … Read More

Oxycodone bust

Oxycodone bust

Two mainer residents are facing charges following an oxycodone bust in Massachusetts. It happened Saturday when police pulled over a vehicle for an offense in the town of Sturbridge. During a search of the vehicle police say they found bags containing approximately 2,400 Oxycodone pills hidden inside a Cheetos container. 29 year old Nicholas Guiod … Read More

Cruiser crash

Cruiser crash

Icy roads might have been the cause of a scary wreck involving a state police cruiser. It happened this morning on the interstate between Medway and Lincoln…A trooper had just exited his cruiser to check out a vehicle that had spun into the median. That’s when the driver of a tractor trailer truck from LasVegas … Read More

Cruiser crash

Cruiser crash

Icy roads might have been the cause of a scary wreck involving a state police cruiser. It happened this morning on the interstate between Medway and Lincoln…A trooper had just exited his cruiser to check out a vehicle that had spun into the median. That’s when the driver of a tractor trailer truck from LasVegas … Read More

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