RV crashes on Interstate 95

Plymouth - A pair of tourists visiting Maine escape a scary looking accident with minor injuries.

Woman Sentenced for Break In, Robbery

BANGOR - A Brewer woman accused of breaking into a Bangor apartment and attempting to smother a woman before stealing prescription medication, was sentenced today.

Fire Chief Placed on Paid Leave of Absence

BANGOR -  Bangor Fire Chief Scott Lucas has been placed on non-disciplinary paid leave of absence. City officials confirming the information with ABC 7 and FOX 22 Tuesday afternoon.

Man charged with raping child

A man from Farmington is accused of sexually assaulting a minor.

27 year old Josh Austin was arrested last week and chared with gross sexual assault.

Authorities say the investigation began last month after police learned about the alleged offense from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Police haven't said if the victim was male or female, but will say the person was under the age of 18 and they both knew each other.

Planned power outage in Bangor

Folks in downtown Bangor are being warned about a planned power outage.

Emera Maine says it will have to cut off electricity to make improvments to the system.

The outage will take place from midnight until 6:00 Saturday morning.

It will impact businesses and apartments on  Central, Franklin, Hammond, Columbia and Harlow streets.

Crash victims identified

Police have identified the two people involved in a bad hit-and-run crash in Orrington.

The Penobscot County Sheriff's Department says it was 59 year old Robin Rie of Brewer who had slowed  Saturday morning to make a left hand turn from Route 15..

That's when her suv was struck from behind by a vehicle driven by 29 year old Marc Sparks of Bucksport.

Rie's vehicle ended up going off the road before crashing into a porch and officials say Sparks sped away.

Police later caught up with him in Bucksport where he confirmed his involvment in the crash.

Sparks wasn't injured, but at last report Robin Rie was still in critical condition.

Authorities expect sparks will face charges as the investigation continues. 

Camden Standoff Ends, Suspect Dead

CAMDEN - An armed gunman enters a Camden Rite Aid and takes a female pharmacist hostage causing a standoff that ended just hours ago. This morning, that hostage is safe, and the suspect is dead. Brian Sullivan has the very latest.

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