Articles by Chris Williams

 

Mechanic Falls man denies charge stemming from Lewiston nose-biting incident

By Chris Williams on Nov. 13, 2013, at 4:51 p.m.
Bryan Peabody, right, his attorney Jason Ranger, middle, and Assistant District Attorney Andrew Matulis listen to Justice MaryGay Kennedy outline the charges against Peabody in Androscoggin County Superior Court Wednesday morning.

Lewiston teen pleads guilty to stabbing over couch dispute

By Chris Williams on Nov. 07, 2013, at 6:24 a.m.
Michael Warbin, 44, of Franklin, Conn., right, and his lawyer, Jonathan Berry, center, listen to Deputy District Attorney Andrew Robinson, left, address Justice MaryGay Kennedy in Androscoggin Country Superior Court Thursday morning. Warbin pleaded not guilty to a manslaughter charge in connection to a fatal shooting at the former DeCoster egg farm in Turner this past August.

Conn. man pleads not guilty in fatal Turner shooting

By Chris Williams on Oct. 31, 2013, at 6:01 p.m.
Michael Warbin, 44, of Franklin, Conn., right, and his lawyer, Jonathan Berry, center, listen to Deputy District Attorney Andrew Robinson, left, address Justice MaryGay Kennedy in Androscoggin Country Superior Court Thursday morning.  Warbin pleaded not guilty to a manslaughter charge in connection to a fatal shooting at the former DeCoster egg farm in Turner this past August.

Conn. man pleads not guilty in fatal Turner shooting

By Chris Williams on Oct. 31, 2013, at 2:43 p.m.

FBI says federal cuts could affect investigations in Maine

By Chris Williams on Oct. 29, 2013, at 6:11 a.m.

Lewiston woman awaiting jail is arrested for crash into cop’s truck

By Chris Williams on Oct. 21, 2013, at 5:47 a.m.
Buddy Robinson appears in Androscoggin County Superior Court on Friday during his sentencing for the murder of 22-year-old Christiana Fesmire.

Man who killed 22-year-old Lewiston woman to serve 55 years in prison

By Chris Williams on Oct. 18, 2013, at 11:54 a.m.
Former race horse Knotty.

Lisbon Falls horse’s fate left to Freeport veterinarian

By Chris Williams on Oct. 16, 2013, at 6:07 p.m.
Todd Gendron from Gendron & Gendron uses his excavator to demolish the building on Blake Street in Lewiston Tuesday afternoon after Monday's devastating fire that destroyed three buildings, displacing 35 families.

Judge orders suppression of Lewiston boy’s arson confession

By Chris Williams on Oct. 16, 2013, at 12:34 p.m.

Auburn man indicted after allegedly threatening, shouting slurs in racially charged incident

By Chris Williams on Oct. 10, 2013, at 5:58 a.m.

Conn. man charged with manslaughter in Turner egg farm shooting

By Chris Williams on Oct. 09, 2013, at 5:31 p.m.
Lewiston fire Capt. Richard Cailler is first on scene at a major fire on Pierce and Bartlett streets in Lewiston earlier this year.

Boy accused of arson in massive Lewiston fire likely to challenge competency to stand trial

By Chris Williams on Oct. 05, 2013, at 7:02 a.m.
Joseph Casalinova announced in June 2013 that Casalinova Development Group planned to build an 80- to 120-room hotel across the street from the Oxford Casino. Casalinova is being sued by Mechanics Savings Bank for non-repayment of a $3.5 million loan.

Oxford developer sued by bank over $3.5 million loan

By Chris Williams on Oct. 03, 2013, at 6:11 a.m.
Raikuez Melchoirre listens to Justice Robert Clifford in Androscoggin County Superior Court in August 2012, where he was asking to change his plea.

Lewiston stabbing suspect freed after plea deal

By Chris Williams on Sept. 24, 2013, at 8:05 p.m.
Raikuez Melchoirre listens to Justice Robert Clifford in Androscoggin County Superior Court in August 2012, where he was asking to change his plea.

Mistrial declared in Lewiston stabbing case

By Chris Williams on Sept. 23, 2013, at 4:36 p.m.

Auburn man faces civil complaint, accused of racial slurs during confrontation

By Chris Williams on Sept. 14, 2013, at 6:31 a.m.

Lisbon man, convicted of attempted murder after ramming police cruiser with dump truck, seeks new trial

By Chris Williams on Sept. 11, 2013, at 10:49 a.m.

Auburn runner shows Maine history of sport

By Christopher Williams, Sun Journal on Sept. 08, 2013, at 9:06 a.m.
Cleveland Cruthirds listens to Assistant District Attorney Patricia Reynolds Regan list bail conditions sought for Cruthirds at Lewiston District Court on Wednesday.

Lewiston man sentenced to 22 years for stabbing former girlfriend

By Chris Williams on Aug. 30, 2013, at 2:48 p.m.

Leeds woman claims she was fired for hearing impairment

By Chris Williams on Aug. 30, 2013, at 7:17 a.m.