• Maine August 15, 2022 1:24 pm

    2 Killed in Head-on Crash in Berwick, Maine

    Two people were killed in a crash in Berwick, Maine, on Sunday afternoon, according to police. Berwick police said they responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 4 at the intersection with Old Route 4 on Sunday afternoon. A 1999 Volvo S70 had reportedly been traveling south, passing multiple cars, when it struck a 2014 Chevrolet Volt headed north head-on,…

  • Pennsylvania August 15, 2022 9:24 am

    Man Drives Into Pa. Fundraiser Crowd, Then Kills Mother, Police Say

    Pennsylvania state police say a man who was upset about an argument with his mother drove through a crowd at a fundraiser for victims of a recent deadly house fire, killing one person at the event and injuring 17 others, then returned home and beat his mother to death.

  • Governor March 5, 2019 9:06 pm

    Flags Lowered to Honor Firefighter Killed in Maine

    Maine Gov. Janet Mills has ordered flags lowered to half-staff to honor a firefighter killed while battling an apartment blaze. Flags will remained lowered through sunset Sunday, the day of Berwick Fire Capt. Joel Barnes’ funeral. A private mass and a public memorial ceremony will be held at Cross Insurance Arena.

  • Governor March 4, 2019 12:31 am

    Fire Trucks Line Procession Route for Fallen Maine Fire Captain

    The Maine town of Berwick and first responders around New England are mourning the loss of a Berwick firefighter who died while battling an apartment building fire. Captain Joel Barnes died and four other firefighters were injured Friday. Berwick Fire Chief Dennis Plante says the 32-year-old Barnes “died a hero, battling a large and dangerous building fire” and “made the...

  • Governor March 4, 2019 12:29 am

    Procession for Fallen Maine Fire Captain

    A procession was held Sunday as the body of Berwick Fire Captain Joel Barnes was transferred from the Tasker Funeral Home in Dover to the Old Orchard Beach Funeral Home in Maine.

  • Maine March 4, 2019 12:22 am

    Maine Town, First Responders Mourn Death of Fire Captain Killed in Line of Duty

    The Maine town of Berwick and first responders around New England are mourning the loss of a Berwick firefighter who died while battling an apartment building fire. Captain Joel Barnes died and four other firefighters were injured Friday. Berwick Fire Chief Dennis Plante says the 32-year-old Barnes “died a hero, battling a large and dangerous building fire” and “made the...

  • New Hampshire March 1, 2019 2:13 pm

    AERIALS: Crews Respond to Maine Apartment Fire

    Crews from two different states responded to an apartment fire that injured five firefighters in Berwick, Maine Friday.

  • New Hampshire March 1, 2019 5:35 pm

    1 Firefighter Killed, 4 Injured in Maine Apartment Blaze

    A Maine firefighter has died from injuries sustained while battling a blaze at an apartment building in Berwick. The fire started at a multi-family home at 10 Bell St. just before 11 a.m. Authorities said Capt. Joel Barnes and four other firefighters were taken to an area hospital for treatment. Barnes later died from his injuries.

  • New Hampshire April 8, 2017 11:32 am

    Man Dead After Standoff With Maine Police

    A man is dead after a standoff with police in Berwick, Maine, early Saturday morning.

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