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Meth Bust

Meth Bust

From the Department of Public Safety: For the second time this week, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency is coordinating the seizure of a methamphetamine lab -- this one in Ellsworth. MDEA's lab team is processing an apartment building on Hancock Street in Ellsworth. MDEA is assisted by Ellsworth Police and Fire, … Read More

Gunman search

Gunman search

Maine authorities are among those keeping their eyes open for a man accused of killing three police officers. They’re looking for 24 year old Justin Bourque of Moncton, New Brunswick. He got into a confrontation with police and three were shot and killed while two others were injured. Canadian police say Bourque is considered to be armed and … Read More

Baxter Park rescue

Baxter Park rescue

A Maine Forest Service helicopter was called in to help with a rescue in Baxter State Park. A 53 year old woman apparently broke her ankle along the Russell Pond Trail Tuesday which is a remote area. The helicopter hoisted her to safety and she was brought to the hospital. We’ll have more details during tonights news.

How much you pay for gas taxes

How much you pay for gas taxes

The price of gasoline tends to rise during the summer as more people hit the road. Of course, a portion of the price you pay for a gallon of gas goes to taxes. According to the Tax Foundation, Maine’s gas taxes are higher than some other states, but much lower than others. It released a map showing how … Read More

Vette destroyed

Vette destroyed

A Massachusetts man probably had some explaining to do after crashing a classic Corvette over the weekend. Rescuers were called to Bourne Avenue in the town of wells after the vehicle went off the road into a saltwater marsh. 56 year old Philip Aleo was waiting atop the mostly submerged vehicle when they arrived. The fire department used … Read More

Helicopter crash

Helicopter crash

Rescuers were called to a helicopter crash this afternoon in the town of Whitefield. It happened off the East River Road and we’re told rescuers had to hike to the scene on foot. There aren’t many details available at this hour, but we know the chopper is owned by Maine Helicopter Incorporated and the pilot survived. He crawled … Read More

Jeskey guilty of murder

Jeskey guilty of murder

A Bangor woman has been found guilty of murder. Roxanne Jeskey received her verdict today in a case that was decided by a judge. The 50 year old is now convicted of killing her husband Richard during a jealous rage nearly three years ago. She had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, but the … Read More

Fatal crash

Fatal crash

The northern Maine town of Chapman was the scene of a deadly crash. It happened around 6:45 Thursday evening on the Chapman road. State police say 42 year old Johnathan Browning was driving a pickup truck when it drifted off the side of the road causing it to skid out of control. It then crossed … Read More

Inmate death

Inmate death

State police detectives are investigating the death of an inmate at the Somerset County Jail. Jail officials say 27 year old Joseph Daoust was found unresponsive in his cell early yesterday morning. Cpr was performed, but Daoust could not be revived. His body was taken to the medical examiner’s office for an autopsy, but officials say more tests … Read More

Missing boater search

Missing boater search

Rescuers have spent much of the day looking for a man who fell into a lake in Camden. Authorities say 71 year old James Wescott and a friend were rowing seperate boats  around 8:00  this morning when he apparently suffered a medical event. His friend says Wescott cluched his chest before falling into the Megunticook Lake. Rescuers raced … Read More

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