• Maine April 28, 2022 2:09 pm

    Woman Seriously Injured in Maine Shooting

    A woman was seriously injured in an early-morning shooting in Lewiston, Maine, on Thursday. Police said a 24-year-old woman was shot on Arch Avenue shortly before 1:30 a.m., News Center Maine reports. The woman was taken to an area hospital, and police said she was listed in serious condition. There is no word on whether any arrests have been made….

  • Maine April 15, 2022 11:53 pm

    Maine Crashes Up 30% So Far This Year, Police Say, Urging Against Distracted Driving

    Authorities in Maine say car crashes are up significantly this year. According to Maine State Police Sgt. Daniel Hanson, overall car crashes in the state are up 30% from 2021. In April, both Maine State Police and the state Bureau of Highway Safety are recognizing Distracted Driving Awareness Month, noting that recent data indicates it is a worsening problem in…

  • Maine April 15, 2022 11:04 pm

    Car Crashes Up This Year in Maine, Police Say

    Maine State Police say crashes are up dramatically so far in 2022.

  • Maine March 26, 2022 10:41 pm

    Ex-Maine Gov. Candidate Out of Jail After Child Porn Arrest

    A former gubernatorial candidate in Maine was bailed out of jail on Saturday after his arrest on charges of possession of child pornography. Officials with the Hancock County Jail said Eliot Cutler made bail in the afternoon after a day in custody. He had been held on $50,000 bail. The Maine State Police Computer Crimes Unit arrested Cutler without incident...

  • Maine March 18, 2022 7:49 pm

    Car Swerving to Avoid Roadkill Leads to 9-Vehicle Pileup on Maine Turnpike

    A car swerving to avoid roadkill caused a 9-vehicle pileup on the Maine Turnpike Friday morning. Around 8:15 a.m., state police said the driver of a Dodge Caliber swerved to avoid roadkill, overcorrected, and then rolled their vehicle into a ditch near mile marker 185 northbound on Interstate 95 near the Broadway exit in Bangor. Minutes later, a second crash…

  • Maine February 27, 2022 2:44 am

    Maine State Police Fatally Shoot Pittsfield Man

    Police in Pittsfield, Maine responded to a 911 call Friday morning for what they called a “critical incident.”

  • cold case January 21, 2022 12:27 am

    Police Name Suspect in 1993 Cold Case Killing of Maine Grandmother

    DNA evidence and new forensic technology are helping propel the investigation into the 1993 cold case killing of 73-year-old Maxine Bitomski.

  • cold case January 21, 2022 12:25 am

    Maine State Police Have Suspect in 1993 Cold Case Killing

    Maxine Bitomski, 73, was killed in her Kittery, Maine home 29 years ago. Her grandchildren are still calling for answers.

  • Maine January 7, 2022 1:25 am

    Woman Missing Since Saturday Found Safe, Maine State Police Say

    Police in Maine say a woman who had been missing since New Year’s Day has been found safe. Maine State Police said 38-year-old Jennifer Myrand of Greene had last been seen around 7 a.m. Saturday at her mother’s house in Belgrade. Police said Wednesday night that Myrand had been safely located.

  • Maine January 3, 2022 2:35 am

    Maine State Police Involved in Search for Missing Man Last Seen on Christmas Eve

    State and local police are asking for the public’s help locating a man from Naples, Maine, who has not been seen since Christmas Eve. As Maine State Police and the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate Mark Conley’s disappearance, the two agencies announced they will hold a joint news conference Monday. Authorities did not say what information they...

  • Maine December 24, 2021 12:05 am

    WATCH: Maine State Trooper Saves Elderly Man From Ditch

    An elderly Maine man with Alzheimer’s is recovering after a state trooper saved him from icy conditions.

  • Maine December 24, 2021 12:08 am

    WATCH: Maine Trooper Carries Missing Elderly Man Out of Ditch

    A Maine state trooper has come to the aid of an elderly man with Alzheimer’s disease who had wandered away from his home during a storm and ended up in a ditch. Troopers got their missing person report from a home in Vassalboro at about 5 a.m. Wednesday. They also received information from a town plow truck driver that...

  • Maine December 20, 2021 7:13 pm

    Man Badly Burned in Maine House Explosion Caused by THC Extraction Process

    A 35-year-old Maine man was badly burned in a house explosion Sunday night caused by using butane to extract THC from marijuana, state police said. Police and firefighters were called to a report of a house explosion on Broadview Avenue in Auburn shortly before 8 p.m. Sunday. Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the blaze, but a man who lived…

  • Maine November 21, 2021 9:09 pm

    3-Year-Old Boy Dead in Maine, Police Investigating

    The death of a 3-year-old boy from Howland, Maine, Saturday is under investigation, state police said Sunday. The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office reported the boy’s death about 6:39 p.m., the Maine Department of Public Safety said. Any time a child of up to three years old dies, the Maine State Police’s Major Crimes Unit investigates, police said. The Office...

  • Maine November 5, 2021 5:41 pm

    Part-Time Maine Police Officer Accused of Sexual Assaulting Teen

    A part-time police officer in Stockton Springs, Maine, has been arrested on a charge of sexually assaulting a teenager many times over a span of several months. Christopher C. Hast, 32, of Rockland, faces 12 counts of gross sexual assault and is being held on $10,000 bail, the Bangor Daily News reported. He denied the charges during an interview with police...

  • Maine State Police October 26, 2021 9:47 pm

    Mass. Man Charged With Driving Impaired in Crash That Hurt Maine Couple

    A Massachusetts man was allegedly driving impaired when he crashed into another car on the highway Monday, injuring a couple in Wells, Maine. Cornelius Hegarty III, of Salisbury, Mass., was arrested and charged with operating under the influence, the Maine Department of Public Safety said in a statement. Maine State Police responded around 11:45 a.m. Monday to a two-vehicle crash…

  • Maine October 14, 2021 11:34 am

    Man Found Stabbed to Death at Fryeburg Fairgrounds in Maine

    Police made an arrest Wednesday in a fatal stabbing at the Fryeburg fairgrounds in Maine. Officers from Fryeburg, Conway, New Hampshire, and the Oxford County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 911 call around 1:05 a.m. Wednesday in the area of 1154 Main St. The caller reported a male had been stabbed and was unresponsive. When officers arrived at the scene,…

  • Maine September 27, 2021 6:06 pm

    Person Shot by Police in Auburn, Maine

    Authorities are investigating after a person was shot by police in Auburn, Maine, on Monday. News Center Maine said the shooting occurred near 181 Center St., which is restricted to just one lane in each direction until further notice due to the ongoing investigation. The shooting took place around 10 a.m. in the area of a FedEx store, the Sun…

  • Maine September 21, 2021 6:13 pm

    Human Remains Found at Maine Landfill

    Police are investigating after human remains were found at a landfill in Lewiston, Maine. State police said they received a call around 8:51 a.m. Tuesday from an individual reporting the discovery of human remains at the solid waste facility on River Road. Officials with the state medical examiner’s office assisted in the collection of the remains along with state...

  • Maine August 18, 2021 7:34 pm

    Young Man Loses Prosthetic Leg While Tubing in Maine Lake

    Volunteer divers are trying to help a 19-year-old find a prosthetic leg that he lost while tubing on a Maine pond. “We hit a bump and I felt my leg loosening up, and I just got this feeling, uh-oh,” Charlie Smith, of New Hampshire, told News Center Maine. He tumbled into the water at Big Indian Pond in Somerset County,...

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