• Maine February 19, 2024 10:41 pm

    Police investigate after child dies at hospital in Bangor, Maine

    A child’s death at a hospital has prompted a police investigation, according to NBC affiliate News Center Maine. The outlet reported that the child arrived with life-threatening injuries Sunday morning at a hospital in Bangor. Police said the hospital took measures to save the child, who died from their injuries Sunday night. Authorities added there was no threat to...

  • Maine November 4, 2023 9:58 pm

    Maine man arrested after starting fire inside Bangor Walmart

    A man who allegedly started a fire inside a Walmart store in Bangor, Maine, on Friday has been arrested, police announced. Lucas Landry, of Smyrna, was taken into custody at his home on Saturday and transported to the Penobscot County Jail, according to a release from Maine’s Department of Public Safety. The 44-year-old, who was on probation for burglary,...

  • Bangor June 29, 2023 9:59 am

    10 vehicles involved in crash on I-95 in Bangor, Maine

    Nearly a dozen vehicles were involved in a crash on Thursday morning along Interstate 95 in Bangor, Maine, according to state troopers. Maine State Police said it was on scene of the 10-vehicle crash at around 9:30 a.m., which it reported at mile marker 183 on the northbound side of the interstate. State troopers were urging drivers to avoid exit…

  • Bangor March 9, 2023 7:55 am

    Murder Sentence in Maine Tossed Over Judge's Sentencing ‘Conundrum'

    The Maine supreme court overturned a murder sentence because a judge spoke about whether the defendant’s decision to go to trial reflected on whether he held remorse. Superior Court Justice William Anderson’s comments about his sentencing “conundrum” represented a snag because defendants are not supposed to be punished for exercising their constitutional right to a trial, the supreme court...

  • school safety January 20, 2023 10:26 am

    This City Is 1st in New England to Adopt Badge-Based Emergency Response System

    School staff in Bangor, Maine, now have a way to lock down their classrooms hanging around their necks. The city is the first in New England, and the Northeast, to implement a lanyard-based emergency alert system, school officials say, one that lets teachers, staff and substitutes send out notifications about things like fights or medical problems and, in a more…

  • Bangor September 21, 2022 7:33 pm

    Maine Uber Driver Accused of Sexually Assaulting Woman He'd Picked Up

    A Maine Uber driver has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman he’d picked up from a nightclub in Bangor in June, police said. The woman called police the next morning to report the assault, Bangor police said, according to NewsCenter Maine. Joseph Graston, a 28-year-old Milo resident, was arrested on charges of gross sexual assault and unlawful sexual...

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