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Affidavit reveals disturbing details of 3-year-old Maine child’s death

If you are concerned about a child being neglected or abused, call Maine’s 24-hour hotline at 800-452-1999 or 711 to speak with a child protective specialist. Calls may be made anonymously. For more information, visit A Stockton Springs mother was charged with killing her 3-year-old son after an autopsy...
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Former Dover-Foxcroft Police Chief indicted

DOVER FOXCROFT — The former Dover-Foxcroft police chief was indicted Thursday by the Piscataquis County Grand Jury. 47-year old Ryan Reardon of Dover-Foxcroft was indicted on three counts in connection with a September 2020 incident in which he allegedly choked a woman he was having an affair with. Reardon was...
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Authorities in Virginia arrest man wanted on sex charges in Maine

A Maine man has been arrested in Virginia for sex charges. According to CBS 13 News, U.S. Marshals said 25-year-old Oscar Geovanny Melgar-Flores was a fugitive who was wanted for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in Maine in April. They said he fled to Virginia but later returned to Maine...
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Central Maine now in severe drought

PORTLAND (WGME) -- A lack of rain (or snow) has been the theme for most of the year so far, and it is getting worse. As of Thursday's weekly update from the U.S. Drought Monitor, parts of central Maine are now in severe drought conditions. That covers about 7 percent...