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Judge Permits Murder Defendant to Review Arrest Affidavit in Biddeford Shooting Case
• A murder defendant, Lorenzo Laponte, has been granted permission to view the police affidavit used to charge him with murder in the death of Ahmed Shariq. • The document remains sealed to the public and Laponte's defense attorney can review it but is not allowed to share its contents with his client.
To the Girl Who Ripped a Grocery Basket Out of My Hands at Portland, Maine’s Hannaford
This story is incredible; I still can't even believe this happened. Okay, so I understand that holidays can be very stressful for some people. I also understand that it can make us act out on accident, because I've been there myself a few times. However, that doesn't give you the...
Maine man convicted of 1994 murder denied a new trial
Foster Bates was seeking a retrial based on new expert opinion of DNA evidence that failed to find Bates’ DNA on a sock that was found stuffed in the mouth
Homeless in Sanford: How couple survived 10 months in Maine woods
SANFORD, Maine — Jeff and Tami Sandler have been living in a small tent in the woods of Sanford since February. Looking back on this year, in which they braved the elements of all four seasons, Jeff and Tami can tell you the exact moment when each experienced their lowest point. ...
Saco Man Accused of Quadruple Murder Pleads Not Guilty Due to Insanity
The trial of Damen Butterfield, accused of a quadruple murder in 2022, has begun. Pleading not guilty by reason of insanity, the defense argues that despite Butterfield's mental illness and presence at the scene, DNA evidence does not link to the crime.
Sports and Games Entertainment Complex Coming to Biddeford, Maine
According to Saco Bay News, Maine real estate developer Tim Harrington has plans to transform Five Points Shopping Center in Biddeford into an entertainment complex by late spring of 2024. The shopping center opened in 1973, and in its heyday was the home of retailers such as Rich's, Radio Shack,...
'I didn't want to kill him': Food truck owner on shooting knife-wielding man
SANFORD, Maine — Addy’s Food Truck owner David Poto said he felt like he had no choice but to shoot a man in the leg who was yelling, swearing and brandishing a knife, threatening to kill him. “It was the hardest thing ever in my life, decision-wise,” said...
Three Identified in Fatal Wrong-Way Collision on Maine Turnpike
• Three people were killed in a wrong-way crash on the Maine Turnpike in Portland, with their identities released as 33-year-old Alpha Anastacio, 23-year-old Brandon Crawford-Adams, and 22-year-old Julia Chapdelaine.
Maine has 2 of the fastest-growing markets for second homes
Maine counties ranked third and fifth on a nationwide top-10 list by Pacaso, an online real estate marketplace for second homes.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in portland, ME
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around portland.
Social Media's Role in Escalating Community Violence: A Case Study from Sanford, Maine
A serious incident recently unfolded in Sanford, Maine, marking a disturbing trend in community violence tied to deeper social issues. A man brandishing a knife was involved in an altercation with a food truck owner, leading to the man being shot. This confrontation occurred at the intersection of Main Street and Lebanon Street, near Addy's food truck and a T-Mobile store, just before the city's Christmas parade. The area, usually bustling with shoppers and festive activities, was transformed into a crime scene. The critically injured man was promptly taken to Maine Medical Center, while the shooter is cooperating with law enforcement who are seeking witnesses and video evidence to aid the investigation.
Sanford community supports food truck involved with shooting incident
SANFORD (WGME) -- People in Sanford gathered Tuesday to support a family behind a local food truck that was part of a shooting incident Friday night. The shooting investigation is ongoing, but in the meantime, the family lost a lot of business on what was expected to be a big night.
Portland woman charged with OUI after driving wrong way on I-295
A state police trooper who was driving southbound on the turnpike about a mile away saw the approaching headlights and pulled into the breakdown lane to avoid being hit.
Binga’s in Windham, Maine, is No More After Change of Hands
Changes are coming to Binga's in Windham, known for their delicious wings and some of the funniest messages on their sign, like this classic:. Let's start right off by saying that these changes will not include the end of the funny signs. However, it does include a change in name from Binga's to Smoked BBQ & Neighborhood Pub.
25 Greater Portland, Maine, Restaurants That Have Been Featured on TV Shows
I can't tell you how many hours I have wasted devoted my life to food-oriented television programming. Whether it's realty shows, game shows, travel shows, or holiday shows, the concept doesn't matter. If it's about food, I'll thrown it on the screen. It's also a wonderful way to discover restaurants...
Sanford homeless crisis: How city police's Mental Health Unit is helping hundreds in need
SANFORD, Maine — Last year at around this time, approximately 40 people were identified as homeless in Sanford, according to police Maj. Matthew Gagne. And now? The number is more than 200, and the three members of the Sanford Police Department’s Mental Health Unit are doing all they can to help as many as they can.
Closing arguments set in Buxton man's trial who allegedly threatened Jewish people in online post
PORTLAND, Maine — Buxton man Brian Dennison is facing a grand jury after allegedly threatening to kill Jewish people in an online post in Sept. 2021. Dennison is facing one charge of transmitting threatening interstate communication after he allegedly posted "I'm going to kill jews with my ar15 tomorrow" on the platform X, formerly known as Twitter.
Arrest in Southern Maine Murder
36-year-old Deng Malual of Portland has been arrested for the murder of 61-year-old Clarence James Pearson of Westbrook last month. On Monday, December 4, 2023, 36-year-old Deng Malual of Portland was arrested for the murder 61-year-old Clarence James Pearson of Westbrook. The Maine State Police, Westbrook Police Department and Portland Police Department continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death, which was reported on Tuesday, November 28, 2023. An arrest warrant was issued today and Malual was located and arrested by Portland Police Officers at approximately 2:30 pm, on Portland Street in Portland. The arrest was made without incident. Malual was transported to the Cumberland County Jail. The date and time for Malual’s initial appearance in court has not yet been set.
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Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Portland and firefighter dismissed
A federal judge found that John Cohen didn't raise enough evidence for a jury to consider whether the city is at fault for his son's death.