Articles by Mark LaFlamme

Jessie Dowling, Douglas Bowen Jr. and Meaghan LaSala defy orders from Auburn police to move off the railroad tracks next to Denny's in Auburn on Wednesday evening during a protest against oil being transported over the railways. They were eventually arrested without incident.

Auburn police arrest 3 oil train protesters who say they ‘don’t want another Lac-Megantic’

By Mark LaFlamme on Aug. 29, 2013, at 6:36 a.m.

Neighbors get nervous as half-dozen cats disappear

By Mark LaFlamme on Aug. 22, 2013, at 6:11 a.m.
Daniel Ouellette

Lewiston burglary suspect who ‘slipped through the cracks’ back in jail

By Mark LaFlamme on Aug. 16, 2013, at 6:30 a.m.
Jacqueline Stowe-Davis and her husband, Glenn, load up their SUV on Thursday with items that were stolen from their self-storage unit in Lewiston last month. Items were recovered when police from several agencies searched an Auburn home as part of their ongoing investigation.

Police locate cache of goods stolen from Lewiston storage units

By Mark LaFlamme on Aug. 16, 2013, at 6:16 a.m.

Jail guard sues Androscoggin County, sheriff over suspension

By Mark LaFlamme on Aug. 15, 2013, at 7:59 a.m.
A camp on Sandy Shore Lane in Norway burns Wednesday night.

Norway camp destroyed in blaze

By Mark LaFlamme on July 25, 2013, at 6:37 a.m.

Lewiston man offers $500 reward after break-in

By Mark LaFlamme on July 22, 2013, at 6:05 a.m.
Bryan Wood

Pair indicted in Lewiston fires that destroyed three apartment buildings

By Mark LaFlamme on July 11, 2013, at 6:09 a.m.
Trezjuan Thompson

Lewiston man sentenced on arson, drug trafficking charges

By Mark LaFlamme on June 21, 2013, at 8:02 a.m.
Lewiston police officers talk with witnesses about the brawl on Bartlett Street in downtown Lewiston on Thursday.

Two hospitalized after Lewiston brawl said to involve almost 50 people with weapons

By Mark LaFlamme on June 21, 2013, at 5:48 a.m.

Greene man wins $200,000 lawsuit for cancer misdiagnosis

By Mark LaFlamme on June 14, 2013, at 8:35 a.m.
Paul Duclos of Lewiston talks with Auburn firefighters on the shore of the Androscoggin River just above the railroad trestle over the Great Falls on Thursday night after the motor on his boat died and it drifted downriver before getting hung up on the grates of the dam. His wife, Arlene, holds their dog Reese as they await rescue.

Four people rescued after boat gets stuck above falls on Androscoggin River

By Mark LaFlamme on May 31, 2013, at 6:05 a.m.
“The engine just cut out,” said a tearful Arlene Duclos, clutching her toy poodle. “We kept drifting closer and closer to the falls.”

Firefighter’s helmet stolen during Lewiston blazes remains missing

By Mark LaFlamme on May 30, 2013, at 9:46 a.m.
Pallaso & The Mess sing their song "Change" in the music video that features downtown Lewiston.

Music video about “untold stories of Lewiston” features local fire scenes

By Mark LaFlamme on May 24, 2013, at 9:06 a.m.
A member of the Auburn Fire Department works on the rear end of a car that ended up split in half in the trees along Garfield Road in Auburn Wednesday afternoon. Amber Brown, 25, of Minot was taken to Central Maine Medical Center after the 3 p.m. accident. The front half of the car can be seen at the left, farther into the trees.

Minot woman seriously injured in Auburn crash

By Mark LaFlamme on May 10, 2013, at 6:02 a.m.
Dan Doherty, missing since April 4.

Body found in Androscoggin River may be missing man

By Mark LaFlamme on May 05, 2013, at 9:28 a.m.

Auburn pizza stores robbed, suspects sought

By Mark LaFlamme, Sun Journal on April 26, 2013, at 5:46 a.m.
Ronald Theodat

Accused crack dealer jailed in Lewiston

By Mark LaFlamme on April 20, 2013, at 6 p.m.

Two Lewiston police officers hurt in scrum with suspect

By Mark LaFlamme on April 20, 2013, at 11:54 a.m.

Man arrested after Lewiston woman attacked in apartment with knife

By Mark LaFlamme on April 04, 2013, at 6:23 a.m.