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Shooting at Lewiston intersection leaves one man injured

Police are investigating a shooting involving two vehicles at an intersection in Lewiston. Lewiston police say the shooting happened at the intersection of Lincoln Street and Main Street around 10:20 p.m. Friday. Investigators said the shooter was inside of a vehicle and shot at another vehicle in the intersection. The...
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Death at Cumberland County Jail under investigation

PORTLAND, Maine — Local and state officials are investigating the death Wednesday of a person incarcerated at the Cumberland County Jail. A corrections officer found the person unresponsive in their cell just before 10 a.m. Wednesday, Capt. John Costello of the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said in a release Wednesday afternoon.

The Price of Parking in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, Left Some Visitors Stunned

As the world attempts to grapple with inflation, it feels as though everything just costs more these days. The increased costs on everything from gasoline to food to lodging didn't seem to deter people from traveling over the 4th of July weekend. One of Maine's most visited destinations in the summer, Old Orchard Beach, saw crowds pile into downtown as the weather was prime for a beach visit. But many returning visitors to the area were caught off-guard by another piece of financial inflation: the cost of parking.

One injured in Lewiston shooting

LEWISTON, Maine — Lewiston police responded to a reported shooting in the area of Lincoln Street and Main Street on Friday around 10:20 p.m., according to a news release issued by Lewiston Police Department spokesperson Lt. Derrick St. Laurent. The release says the suspect vehicle reportedly targeted another vehicle...

Police still searching for missing teen girl

BANGOR — Bangor Police have found one of the two missing teens but are still asking for the public’s help in locating the second. 15-year-old Madisyn Rotter was found at a Whole Foods store in Portland. Both girls are thought to have connections in the greater Portland and...

Fireworks Launched at Officers Responding to Shooting in Portland, Maine

Police in Portland, Maine had fireworks launched at them Monday night around 11 p.m. in Kennedy Park as they helped a man who was shot on the Fourth of July. A crowd of people started shooting the fireworks as officers gave the wounded man first aid on the ground. The Portland Police Department said “several officers were struck with sparks from the fireworks that were intentionally aimed at them. We are fortunate that officers did not receive any serious injuries.”

After a Portland Man was Shot, Police Got Attacked with Fireworks

Portland Police officers were attacked with fireworks as they tried to help a man who had been shot. Officials say this is the second year in a row that Portland officers have been assaulted with fireworks on the 4th of July. In this instance, they were rendering aid to a man who had been shot in the area of Kennedy Park and Smith Street, just after 11:00 Monday night. The first officers on the scene used trauma dressings and other supplies from their medical kits to provide immediate life-saving treatment to the victim until medics from the Portland Fire Department arrived on the scene.

Massive $400 and $800 Tips Generously Left for Servers at This Maine Restaurant

As we are all painfully aware, times are tough right now. Maine’s tourism industry is seeing massive shortages as the trend has been in recent years, even before COVID. Those that are in the industry are working short-staffed which means (for servers) more tables, more demands, and more tasks to juggle. If you’ve never been a server in a restaurant it’s almost impossible to fully comprehend. It may seem like a straightforward gig, but it’s a lot of work, especially these days.

Lewiston Police Investigate Shooting That Injured One

According to WMTW, one man was injured in a Friday night shooting in Lewiston. Police say the shooting, which was between people in two different vehicles, happened just after 10 PM on Friday night near Lincoln Street and Main Street. A 25 year old man was injured in the incident....

Police locate one of two teens who walked away from Bangor residence

Bangor police are still searching for one of two teenagers who went missing on Sunday. Police say 15-year-old Madisyn Trotter was found at a grocery store in Portland on Wednesday morning. They’re still searching for 17-year-old Charity Bell. The department says the two teens walked away from a residence...

Crowd Shoots Fireworks at Police Helping Shooting Victim in Maine on July 4

Police in Portland, Maine, deployed pepper balls on Monday night, July 4, when members of a crowd shot fireworks at the officers, who were attending to a shooting victim. Portland police said they responded to a report of a man who had been shot near a park on Monday night. Police said they were rendering aid to the victim when a crowd nearby became hostile and discharged fireworks at them.