Ryan McLaughlin

Breaking News Reporter

 

Four arrested in connection with Sanford heroin overdoses

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 30, 2016, at 3:32 p.m.
The case remains under investigation, and more arrests are likely.
Gordon Brewster

Officials searching for missing man in Brewer

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 30, 2016, at 1:58 p.m.
Officials are searching for a man who was last seen on Chamberlain Street Thursday morning.

July 4 weekend marks start of extra traffic enforcement from Maine State Police

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 30, 2016, at 1:51 p.m.
State police will be heavily patrolling the state’s highways over the busy holiday weekend, looking for everything from speeders to drunk drivers, Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said.
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 Phoenix, a 6-month-old pit bull mix, rests on Thursday at the Bangor Humane Society after being turned over by Brewer police earlier that morning after the arrest of his owner. Jeffrey Mayhew, 31, is accused of dragging the dog behind a pickup truck.

Man accused of dragging dog behind truck also facing drug charges

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 30, 2016, at 9:56 a.m.
A local man accused of dragging a dog behind a pickup truck also will face drug charges.

Route 201 bridge in Somerset County reopens to traffic

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 30, 2016, at 9:32 a.m.
The closure forced a 100-mile detour via Route 6 to Greenville, then south to Abbott and along Route 16 back to Route 201.
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Maine running standouts have made their mark on home state

on June 30, 2016, at 8 a.m.
Maine has produced many extraordinary athletes in multiple different sports over the years. Cindy Blodgett, Trevor Bates, Mike Bordick and Ryan Flaherty are a few select Pine Tree State natives who have excelled in their sport to the point where they embarked on professional careers, with Bates set to start …

Section of Parkway South in Brewer to close for culvert installation

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 29, 2016, at 1:32 p.m.
Construction will force the closure of a section of Parkway South on July 6, according to a statement from the city.

South Portland police use Taser on man threatening suicide

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 29, 2016, at 11:25 a.m.
City police were forced to use a Taser on a 29-year-old man allegedly threatening suicide on Tuesday evening, a police official said.
Donald Jones

Missing Massachusetts man found safe

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 29, 2016, at 10:08 a.m.
A missing Massachusetts man who didn’t return home from a recent fishing trip has been located and is safe.
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Paul Kariya belongs in the Hockey Hall of Fame

on June 29, 2016, at 8:30 a.m.
Every year, in every professional sport, we see Hall of Fame “snubs.” For those of you not familiar with that term, those are players who deserve to be enshrined in their sport’s Hall of Fame, but come up shockingly short in the voting process. This summer, you can say that …

Kennebec County Sheriff warns public of scam

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 28, 2016, at 3:43 p.m.
Kennebec County sheriff’s deputies are warning the public of a scam after a theft complaint was fielded on Monday, according to Sheriff Ryan Reardon.

Two men convicted on crack cocaine charges

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 28, 2016, at 11:42 a.m.
Two men were convicted on Monday on crack cocaine charges and are facing lengthy jail terms, according to the U.S attorney’s office.
Sean Davis

Police seek Hancock County domestic violence suspect

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 28, 2016, at 10:27 a.m.
Police in Hancock County are searching for a man suspected of a domestic assault in the town of Hancock, according to the county’s Sheriff’s Department.
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Former UMaine track star flexes muscles in “American Ninja Warrior” qualifier

on June 28, 2016, at 9:21 a.m.
When I’m not writing for this newspaper, I’m a fitness trainer. So naturally, I’ve become a fan of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” over the years. Part of me wants to try it once, just to cross it off the “bucket list.” Now, Jesse Labreck has given people throughout Maine even …

Former UMaine track star flexes muscles in “American Ninja Warrior” qualifier

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 28, 2016, at 9:21 a.m.
When I’m not writing for this newspaper, I’m a fitness trainer. So naturally, I’ve become a fan of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” over the years. Part of me wants to try it once, just to cross it off the “bucket list.” Now, Jesse Labreck has given people throughout Maine even …
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Former UMaine track star flexes muscles in “American Ninja Warrior” qualifier

on June 28, 2016, at 9:21 a.m.
When I’m not writing for this newspaper, I’m a fitness trainer. So naturally, I’ve become a fan of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” over the years. Part of me wants to try it once, just to cross it off the “bucket list.” Now, Jesse Labreck has given people throughout Maine even …

Dexter man killed in Route 94 crash

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 27, 2016, at 3:17 p.m.
A local man was killed Sunday evening when the vehicle he was driving struck a tree on Garland Road, police said.

More than 1,500 briefly lose power in Hancock County

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 27, 2016, at 2:24 p.m.
Emera Maine crews believe a beaver felled a tree near Route 1, knocking out power.
A vehicle was on fire along the Maine Turnpike in York County Monday.

Vehicle catches fire on Maine Turnpike in York County

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 27, 2016, at 11:22 a.m.
Traffic on the Maine Turnpike in York County was slowed late Monday morning by a vehicle fire, according to state police.
Rep. Bruce Poliquin

Bruce Poliquin to hold forum at EMCC on addiction prevention

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 27, 2016, at 9:55 a.m.
Congressman Bruce Poliquin is scheduled to host a town hall-style meeting at Eastern Maine Community College Tuesday to discuss addiction prevention and treatment.