Grenade scare

Turned out to be a false alarm in Skowhegan today.

The State Police Bomb Squad had to be called in when a grenade was found outside the Towne Motel on Madison Avenue.

It was located outside near and oil tank and officials weren't taking any chances.

The area was evacuated and it wasn't until later police discovered the grenade was a toy. 

Baby death

Police in southern Maine are investigating the tragic death of a baby.

It happened Monday afternoon at an apartment in Lewiston.

The boy, who was a week shy of his first birthday, was placed into a tub with his two year old sister.

Their father, 27 year old Sean St. Amand then left the room.

When he returned to check on them, the baby was unresponsive and died despite efforts to revive him.

Police are now awaiting autopsy results as part of their investigation.

The child's mother was taking a nap in another room at the time of the incident.

Child pornography conviction

A Penobscot man faces up to 10 years in prison after being convicted of possessing child pornography.

52 year old Kevin Lee Ross was found guilty today during a trial in U.S. District Court in Bangor.

The U.S. Attorneys office says police found a child pornography video playing on a computer when they raided Ross's home in 2011.

They also found thousands of images of child porn when they searched his computer.

Ross faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250 thousand dollar fine when he's sentenced at a later date. . 

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