• Maine March 20, 2024 11:15 am

    Small plane flipped over by wind gust at Portland airport

    A small plane was flipped over by a wind gust Tuesday at an airport in Portland, Maine, according to NBC affiliate News Center Maine. The plane, a single-engine Cessna 172, was unoccupied at Portland International Jetport, when it was overturned by the wind just after 3 p.m. No injuries were reported. The plane was manufactured in 2000 and is owned…

  • Maine February 3, 2024 10:11 pm

    11 people arrested during pro-Palestine protest in Maine

    Almost a dozen people were arrested at a protest in Portland, Maine, on Friday afternoon. The protest showing support for Palestine and calling for a ceasefire in Israel started at around 1:30 p.m., according to NBC10 Boston affiliate News Center Maine. Portland police say protestors blocked both Exit 7 ramps for Interstate 295, impacting traffic. According to News Center Maine,…

  • Portland January 17, 2024 5:36 pm

    Police search for carjackers after police chase in Conn.

    A delivery driver threw pizza at two suspects during an attempted carjacking in Portland early Wednesday morning and an icy road stopped the suspects from being able to actually take the vehicle, according to police. Officers responded to a reported carjacking around 1 a.m. The incident started when a Domino’s Pizza employee was at a delivery on Waverly Avenue....

  • Portland December 14, 2023 11:56 am

    Portland Sea Dogs looking for funding for stadium renovations

    The Boston Red Sox Double-A affiliate Portland Sea Dogs are exploring funding options to complete mandatory renovations before 2025 or risk losing MiLB affiliation. The facility upgrade requirements were announced in 2021, according to News Center Maine reports. Sea Dogs President Geoff Iacuessa said that the mandatory upgrades have already been completed but the next project focuses on improving clubhouses….

  • Portland December 1, 2023 4:13 pm

    DEEP makes arrest in boating accident that left 1 dead, several others injured in Portland, Conn.

    The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) said they have arrested a man in connection to a boating accident that left one dead and several others injured in Portland last year. Officials said they arrested Kerry Sheltra, 55, for his role in the deadly single-vessel boat accident. It happened on July 10, 2022 just north of Petzold’s Marina….

  • Maine December 1, 2023 7:59 am

    Death investigation underway at Portland's largest homeless encampment

    Police in Portland, Maine, responded to the city’s largest homeless encampment on Thursday to investigate a death, according to News Center Maine. The incident happened at the Harbor View encampment near Commercial Street under the Casco Bay Bridge.  According to Portland’s Unhoused Community Dashboard, as of Thursday, there were about 208 tents throughout the city. News Center Maine reports...

  • Maine November 27, 2023 12:53 am

    Body discovered on fire at campsite in Portland, Maine

    A body was discovered on fire at a campsite near Marginal Way in Portland, Maine, early Sunday. Portland police tell NBC10 Boston affiliate News Center Maine that an officer was patrolling around 3:30 a.m. when he came across what he thought was a campfire in the area of 140 Marginal Way and the northbound lanes of Interstate 295. Upon closer…

  • Maine November 18, 2023 12:26 am

    Maine lobsterman jumps from boat to help rescue a driver from a car submerged in a bay​

    A lobsterman in Maine jumped from a boat into the water to help save a driver trapped in a sinking car, police said. The car drove into Casco Bay shortly after noon on Thursday, according to police in Portland, Maine. Police and fire crews were able to force entry into the vehicle while it was underwater. The lobster boat was…

  • Portland October 14, 2023 11:33 am

    Maine CDC: hepatitis A detected in restaurant worker in Portland

    The CDC in Maine announced that a food service worker in Portland was identified to have a case of hepatitis A. The individual worked atGreen Elephant Bistro in Portland during their infectious period, according to reports from News Center Maine. The person’s infectious period happened during these days where they reportedly worked at the restaurant: Hepatitis A can spread...

  • Portland October 13, 2023 10:55 am

    Rare blue lobster found in Portland on Thursday

    A local lobsterman brought in a rare blue lobster to Free Range Fish & Lobster in Portland, Maine on Thursday afternoon, according to News Center Maine. One of the workers described the lobster caught by Shawn Kaside as a “jewel.” “Most of the other colors are a lot of calicos, and a lot of di-colored ones, so it would be…

  • Portland September 29, 2023 12:22 am

    Portland police investigating nearly a dozen fentanyl overdoses involving children, with 5 fatal

    Police in Portland, Oregon, are investigating nearly a dozen fentanyl overdoses involving children as young as 1 years old.

  • Maine August 16, 2023 2:34 pm

    Temporary shelter for asylum seekers closes in Maine's largest city​

    Nearly 200 asylum seekers from African countries have traded one temporary home in Maine’s largest city for another Wednesday after a basketball arena that served as a shelter closed. About 10 buses and vans lined up outside the Portland Expo to take 191 occupants and their belongings to motels in Lewiston and Freeport. Both cities are north of Portland. One…

  • Maine July 11, 2023 4:47 pm

    Workers in Maine will get paid family and medical leave starting in 2026​

    Most Maine workers will get up to 12 weeks of paid time off for family or medical reasons as part of a supplemental budget Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed into law on Tuesday. The spending bill included $25 million in startup costs for the state program which allows workers — starting in 2026 — to receive paid leave to deal…

  • Portland June 24, 2023 11:19 am

    Man arrested after standoff outside Portland fast food restaurant

    A man was arrested after a standoff with police outside a fast food restaurant in Portland, Maine on Friday. Authorities say they responded to a report of a man who threatened an employee and showed a gun at Burger King on 449 Forest Avenue after 7 p.m. According to News Center Maine, the man, identified as 44-year-old Gabriel McKusick, of…

  • Maine June 12, 2023 11:41 am

    Police investigating after body is found at Portland, Maine, homeless encampment

    Police are investigating after a man’s body was found in a Portland, Maine, homeless encampment early Monday morning, News Center Maine reports. The encampment is located at the intersection of Franklin Street and Marginal Way. Portland police said they do not believe the death to be suspicious, but an official cause of death will be determined by the chief...

  • Oregon May 16, 2023 8:19 pm

    More Than a Dozen People Rescued From Apartment Fire in Oregon

    Firefighters battled flames at a downtown apartment building in Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday.

  • Oregon April 5, 2023 8:03 pm

    Oregon Man Captures Video of Boater Running Over Sea Lions

    A boater was caught on video purposely hitting groups of sea lions near Hayden Island in Portland.

  • Maine January 19, 2023 12:14 pm

    Death Under Investigation in Portland, Maine

    A death investigation was underway Wednesday night in Portland, Maine, according to NBC affiliate News Center Maine. Portland police responded to Fore River Parkway, and said there was not a danger to the public. Northern Light Mercy Hospital took “precautionary measures” at the entrance, security officials told the news outlet, but the hospital had been given the all clear by…

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