Tony Reaves

Universal Desk Editor

Jeremiah Hollenbeck

Four children hospitalized after being left in hot car, Lebanon man arrested

By Liz Markhlevskaya, Foster's Daily Democrat on July 18, 2013, at 7:35 a.m.
LEBANON, Maine — A town resident is facing multiple charges for allegedly leaving his four children in a closed vehicle in 97-degree weather outside a New Hampshire store on Wednesday. Police say that Jeremiah Hollenbeck, 28, of Lebanon, left his children, including two infants, in the vehicle for at least …

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on July 16, 2013, at 5:36 a.m.
Lewiston Police officers talk with the stabbing victim at the corner of Birch and Knox streets in Lewiston on Thursday.

Police search for assailant in Lewiston stabbing

By Tony Reaves on July 12, 2013, at 6:06 a.m.
LEWISTON, Maine — One man was stabbed and two others were questioned Thursday afternoon following a fight on Knox Street. Police said the victim, 26-year-old Noel Mena, flagged them down at about 4 p.m. at Knox and Birch streets and reported he’d been stabbed. Several officers converged on the area, …

Indian Township man, 19, dies in Thursday crash

By Tony Reaves on July 05, 2013, at 8:07 a.m.
BIG LAKE TOWNSHIP, Maine — A 19-year-old Indian Township man died Thursday morning when he lost control turning a corner and flipped the truck he was driving, according to a release from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Police say Ray Sockabasin was rounding a corner while traveling north on West …
An aerial view of the devastation caused by an explosion Tuesday on Gables Drive in Yarmouth.

Man dead in Yarmouth after explosion flattens home

By Seth Koenig and Tony Reaves on June 25, 2013, at 7:15 a.m.
YARMOUTH, Maine — Emergency personnel went to the scene of a large explosion early Tuesday at two homes on Gables Drive, off North Road, in which one man died and three others were injured. Several agencies sent mutual aid to the scene, including the Portland, Topsham, Freeport and Brunswick fire …

Bill would prevent excluding unemployed in job advertisements

By Tony Reaves on June 12, 2013, at 6:39 a.m.
AUGUSTA — A bill moving through the legislature would protect those who have lost their jobs from discrimination when applying for new ones by making it illegal to disqualify the unemployed when advertising for jobs. LD 1157, “An Act To Establish the Fair Chance for Employment Act,” would make it …
David Delesline

Man sought after woman stabbed in Augusta

By Tony Reaves on June 10, 2013, at 6:45 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Police are looking for a man suspected of stabbing a woman at around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. David Delesline, 44, could be charged with elevated aggravated assault, according to a release from Augusta police. Police said the woman suffered  cuts to her face and head. Delesline is believed …
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