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BELFAST JEWELRY HEIST

BELFAST JEWELRY HEIST

Belfast police are looking for the three crooks who broke into a local jewelry store. It happened just after midnight Thursday morning at Belast Jewelry in the Reny’s shopping plaza. Surveilance video shows the crooks shooting at the front door and then using a hammer to break the glass to get inside. The crooks then … Read More

STATE HOUSE DOME REPAIRS

STATE HOUSE DOME REPAIRS

State lawmakers want more information before they tackle repairs on the state house dome. They were asked this week to spend $1.2 million dollars to replace the copper sheathing which is showing signs of age. The century old cover has outlived its 75 year lifespan and has holes and other marks left by years of … Read More

ARSON ARREST

ARSON ARREST

The State Fire Marshal’s office has charged a Bingham man with arson. 29 year old Brandon Sherwood was arrested last night and charged with setting the fire that destroyed the public works garage last weekend. He’s also a suspect in the fire that destroyed a local ice cream parlor on the same night. Authorities say … Read More

TEEN SUICIDE

TEEN SUICIDE

The Waldo County Sheriff Department is investigating the suicide of a 13 year old girl in Thorndike this week that was apparently  spurred by school bullying.The sixth grader from Mount View Middle School reportedly took her own life on Monday. According to some reports, school officials had been investigating allegations that the girl had been teased. A crisis … Read More

MINIMUM WAGE HIKE

MINIMUM WAGE HIKE

It may become easier for some Mainer’s to make a living. The Maine House today voted in favor of a bill that would increase the minimum wage to nine dollars an hour by 2016. The minimum wage is currently $7.50 an hour. The measure will now face additional votes in both the House and Senate.

DEADLY CRASH

DEADLY CRASH

A 20 year old man is dead following a crash on North Haven. Authorities say Evan Hopkins was driving a pickup truck on South Shore road Tuesday night when he lost control. The truck went off the road and struck fence posts before rolling over. Hopkins was pronounced dead at the scene. Speed and alcohol are believed to be … Read More

Police Search For Man with Gun in Bangor

Police Search For Man with Gun in Bangor

Bangor – Police are searching First Street at this hour after reports of a man roaming around with a shotgun. At one point in the course of their search, police took one man into custody, in the parking lot behind Seasons restaurant, and the Main Street McDonalds. After a thorough search of the man’s vehicle … Read More

PHARMACY ROBBERY

PHARMACY ROBBERY

An Augusta man was arrested this morning and charged with robbing a local pharmacy. 28-year old James Rich is accused of holding up the CVS pharmacy on Capitol street back in November. Police believe he was the person who was wearing a mask when he handed a note to a pharmacist demanding drugs. No one was hurt in the … Read More

MURDER TRIAL CONTINUES

MURDER TRIAL CONTINUES

Day two of testimony in a murder trial is underway in Bangor. Peter Robinson of Bradford is accused of killing David Trask during an argument that erupted during a land dispute. Authorities testified that Robinson had closed his property to the public and the two had an ongoing dispute because Trask believed he had a right of … Read More

BIDDEFORD SHOOTING

BIDDEFORD SHOOTING

Police are investigating a deadly shooting in Biddeford. It happened around 12:45 Tuesday morning in the parking lot of an apartment complex. Officials say a man was found shot to death inside a car. They haven’t released many details and the identity of the victim hasn’t been released. State and local police are investigating.

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