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Maine woman accused of calling in 2 bomb threats to get her boyfriend out of work

An Etna woman was arrested Thursday after being accused of calling in two separate bomb threats to Puritan Medical Products in Pittsfield. Kayla Blake, 33, allegedly called in the threats to have her boyfriend, an employee at one of the company’s two plants in Pittsfield, sent home so she could spend more time with him, according to the Portland Press Herald.
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Details released on crash that killed deputy

ELLSWORTH — A state of Maine crash report said the roadway was dry and weather conditions clear when a pickup truck struck the late Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Luke Gross, who had been clad in a reflective vest, at 5:15 a.m. on Sept. 23 on Route 3 in Trenton. “At...
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Maine State Police unveil Aroostook County highway sign to honor fallen trooper

HOULTON, Maine — A mile-long stretch of U.S. Route 1 in Houlton has been dedicated to Glenn Strange, a Maine State Police detective who died on that road in 1997. The sign is one of 12 memorial plaques being erected across the state to honor the lives of fallen troopers. Other locations where signs are being put up include Millinocket, Hampden and Palmyra.

2 bodies found at Casella Waste facilities in Maine, NH

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - Two bodies found at separate Casella Waste Systems facilities in Maine and New Hampshire have caught the attention of investigators. A body was discovered at Casella Waste Systems in Lewiston, Maine on Tuesday. The Sun Journal reports that less than two weeks earlier a body was...

No charges expected in crash that killed Maine deputy, police say

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine State Police have released new details on the death of Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Luke Gross. Gross, 44, was hit and killed after responding to a crash on Route 3 in Trenton early Thursday morning. State police are handling the investigation and said Gross responded to...