Ryan McLaughlin

Breaking News Reporter

 
Bangor fire Capt. Greg Hodge, who works with the EMS division, checks the department's stockpile of Narcan, July 7, 2016.

Westbrook police use Narcan on two opioid overdose victims

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 26, 2016, at 10:39 a.m.
Both victims survived.

Skowhegan man accused of trying to grab officer’s firearm

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 25, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.
A local man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly attempted to grab a police officer’s firearm during a struggle Saturday.

Surry man pulled from Sullivan quarry last week has died

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 25, 2016, at 12:15 p.m.
The cause of death was not disclosed.
Lucas Savage

Former Maine youth pastor indicted on sex abuse charge

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 22, 2016, at 4:42 p.m.
A Canaan youth pastor was indicted this week by a Kennebec County grand jury on an unlawful sexual contact charge involving a minor.
Larry Swett

Anson man arrested in connection with hit and run

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 22, 2016, at 4:02 p.m.
Larry Swett of Anson is accused of leaving the scene of an accident involving injury.
Thunderstorms pass over a potato field in Fort Kent, Aug. 5, 2015.

National Weather Service: Severe thunderstorms possible

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 22, 2016, at 2 p.m.
Much of Maine was seeing hot and humid weather throughout Friday, but some counties could get strong thunderstorms by the end of the day.

Portland man facing oxycodone, cocaine trafficking charges

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 22, 2016, at 12:07 p.m.
A local man is facing a pair of drug trafficking charges after cocaine and oxycodone was seized from him by drug agents Thursday.
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Will we ever see 4-on-4 overtime in college hockey?

on July 22, 2016, at 12 p.m.
To most, the summer months may seem like a relatively quiet time in the world of college hockey. What a lot of fans may not realize is that behind the scenes, coaches and league administrators are hard at work preparing for the upcoming season. A hot topic among college hockey …
Student tutor Angie Foster, right, helps student Krystal Huffman with a math problem at Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake, Washington. Eastern Maine Community College in Maine will offer a pair of tuition-free certificate programs at off-campus centers in Dover-Foxcroft, East Millinocket and Ellsworth, the school announced Friday.

EMCC to offer tuition-free programs at off-campus locations

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 22, 2016, at 10:58 a.m.
Eastern Maine Community College will offer a pair of tuition-free certificate programs at off-campus centers in Dover-Foxcroft, East Millinocket and Ellsworth, the school announced Friday.

Post office employee facing charges in connection with stolen gift card

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 22, 2016, at 10:13 a.m.
Police say Amanda Wentzell also confessed to opening mail hoping to find cash and throwing it away upon discovering it contained a check.

Surry man brought to hospital after being pulled from Sullivan quarry

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 22, 2016, at 9:43 a.m.
A 26-year-old man from Surry was brought to a Bangor hospital Thursday after being pulled from the water at Sullivan Quarry on Quarry Road.

Bronx man facing heroin trafficking charge

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 21, 2016, at 3:25 p.m.
A man from The Bronx is facing a heroin charge after drug agents and Portland police arrested him on Thursday, according to the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.
With the busy agricultural fair season approaching, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the state’s Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry are warning the public to use good hygiene and judgment when attending fairs.

Maine officials ask public to practice good hygiene at agricultural fairs

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 21, 2016, at 11:36 a.m.
With the busy agricultural fair season approaching, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the state’s Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry are warning the public to use good hygiene and judgment when attending fairs.
William George

Sanford man arrested in connection with fatal Fourth of July crash

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 21, 2016, at 9:15 a.m.
A local man was arrested Wednesday night in connection with a Fourth of July day crash in which a pedestrian died.
Col. Frank Roy (left) and Brig. Gen. Gerard Bolduc, assistant adjutant general for the Maine Air Guard, address the 101st Air Refueling Wing during ceremony swearing in Roy as new commander on July 10 at the Bangor air base.

Maine Guard announces new commander of 101st Air Refueling Wing

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 20, 2016, at 3:19 p.m.
Col. Frank Roy, who assumed his new duties on June 5, was welcomed in a ceremony at the base on July 10.

Brewer police: Man who wandered away from assisted living facility found alive in Midwest

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 20, 2016, at 3:14 p.m.
A man who wandered away from an assisted living facility last month has been found in the Midwest, Brewer police said Wednesday.
Ashley Boivin

Police: Woman arrested in connection with Waterville stabbing

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 20, 2016, at 1:43 p.m.
A local woman has been arrested in connection with stabbing that sent one man to the hospital Tuesday evening, police said.

Waterville police investigating stabbing

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 20, 2016, at 11:13 a.m.
Police are investigating a stabbing that sent one man to the hospital Tuesday evening.

Two charged in connection with Litchfield camp break-in

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 19, 2016, at 2:01 p.m.
A break-in at a vacant camp on Pleasant Pond has led to charges for a couple.
Melanie Vangel

Lincolnville woman facing arson charges

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 18, 2016, at 1:11 p.m.
A Lincolnville woman has been charged with arson in connection with a vehicle fire Saturday, according to officials.