• Saco September 30, 2022 10:51 am

    Maine Woman Found Safe Following Silver Alert

    Authorities in Maine say a woman was safety found issued after a Silver Alert was issued for her. The Saco Police Department issued a Silver Alert for Deborah Davidson-Stewart of Saco, the Maine Department of Public Safety said early Friday morning in a news release. The woman posted on Facebook that she was in the Portland area, police said, possibly…

  • Maine State Police July 18, 2022 4:51 pm

    Maine Man Facing Murder Charge in Shooting Death of Mass. Man

    A Massachusetts man was shot and killed over the weekend in Lewiston, Maine, and another man has been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting. The Maine Department of Public Safety (DPS) initially released few details Sunday night, only confirming state and local police were investigating a person’s death on Howe Street. On Monday, the agency said Lewiston police...

  • Maine April 14, 2022 3:12 pm

    3 Killed in Explosion, Fire in Maine Cabin

    A fire that swept through a log cabin in Montville, Maine, killed three people and wiped out the home and a garage, officials said. The cause of the fire late Wednesday afternoon on Darci Lane appears to be a stove gas leak, said Shannon Moss, Maine Department of Public Safety. Moss said two victims were located outside the residence near…

  • Maine January 1, 2022 5:43 pm

    Maine Woman Dies in New Year's Day House Fire

    An elderly Maine woman died on New Year’s Day when a fire broke out at her Chelsea home early in the morning. Firefighters from several nearby towns were called to a residence on Cheney Road around 6:45 a.m. Saturday for a house fire. The homeowner, identified as 95-year-old Gladys McGuire, was found dead inside, officials said. She lived alone....

  • Maine November 17, 2021 11:15 am

    Evidence Tossed in Case That Started Maine Racial Profiling Debate

    A federal judge has ruled that evidence seized by police officers during a traffic stop cannot be used in a case that has touched off a debate about racial profiling in Maine. The case concerns Trooper John Darcy, who was recorded talking to another trooper on a cruiser microphone just before stopping a Black motorist driving through York in August…

  • Maine June 10, 2021 12:47 pm

    2 Dead After House Fire in Maine

    Two people are dead after a house fire in Winterport, Maine early Thursday morning, officials say.  The Winterport, Monroe and West Frankfort fire departments responded to the fire on Stream Road around 4:25 a.m. according to the Maine Department of Public Safety. First responders found two adults dead inside the home upon their arrival.  Officials identified the victims as...

  • Maine June 22, 2020 11:33 am

    College Student Killed in Rollover Crash in Maine

    A Thomas College student was killed when the pickup truck he was driving crashed alongside Interstate 295 in Maine, state police said Monday. Antonio Martinez, 22, of Waterville, was ejected from the pickup as it overturned several times before coming to a rest in the breakdown lane, said Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety. A passerby…

  • Amber Alert May 15, 2020 8:49 am

    Missing Maine Girl Found Safe Following Amber Alert

    Maine State Police say a missing 3-year-old that prompted them to issue an Amber Alert on Friday morning has been found safe. State police said around 6:40 p.m. that Audrey Laferriere had been found safe, about two hours after issuing the Amber Alert. Police had said the girl might be endangered and was believed to be with her parents, who…

  • STATE POLICE August 24, 2019 4:44 pm

    Caught on Camera: Seaplane Plunges Into Maine Lake, No Deaths

    Law enforcement officials say two men escaped serious injury when a float plane crashed into Rangeley Lake. Video showed the plane attempting to take off and then losing altitude and splashing into the water on Thursday. The plane came to a rest upside down but the pilot and passenger freed themselves and swam to shore.

  • Maine August 20, 2019 1:28 pm

    Bag of Methamphetamine Found in Toy Section of Maine Store: Police

    Police are investigating the discovery of a bag of methamphetamine in the toy section of a store in northern Maine. The Madawaska Police Department says the bag had smiley faces on it. It was found by an employee at Family Dollar Store and turned over to police Sunday. Police tested the substance and determined it was methamphetamine.

  • Maine May 12, 2019 5:09 pm

    Police Investigate Wrong-Way Crash That Killed Maine Woman

    Police in Maine say they are investigating why a woman drove her car in the wrong lane on Interstate 95, leading to a head-on collision that resulted in her own death.

  • Sophie Reardon May 11, 2019 10:59 pm

    Authorities Investigate Possible Murder-Suicide at Lebanon Home

    The deaths of a man and woman found inside of their Lebanon home on Saturday afternoon are being investigated as a murder suicide, according to the Maine Department of Public Safety.

  • Maine February 1, 2019 9:31 am

    Maine Man Arrested for Allegedly Running Meth Lab at Home

    A 33-year-old Limington, Maine man was arrested after authorities discovered an alleged meth lab in his home when they conducted a bail compliance check. Andrew Sweeney was arrested Wednesday following the compliance check at his Hemlock Lane home, where authorities say items commonly used to make methamphetamine were found. The suspect was released on bail earlier this month following a...

  • Maine January 3, 2019 7:16 pm

    Body of Homeowner Recovered After Blaze in North Anson, Maine

    A man in his 60s perished in an overnight fire in North Anson, according to the Maine Department of Public Safety.

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