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Inmate dies at Maine State Prison

By CBS 13 on April 29, 2017, at 12:20 p.m.
An inmate died in the Maine State Prison in Warren.
Police found an abandoned vehicle rollover on Larrabee Road in Westbrook on Saturday morning.

Police investigate abandoned rollover in Westbrook

By CBS 13 on April 29, 2017, at 10:29 a.m.
Police found an abandoned vehicle rollover on Larrabee Road in Westbrook.
Dingley Press in Lisbon says it's undergoing a $17 million expansion, with the majority of the money going toward a new high speed printing press.

In surprising move, Maine printing biz announces $17M expansion

By CBS 13 on April 27, 2017, at 3:27 p.m.
At a time when the paper industry is hurting, a Maine printing business is expanding.
In November, a jury found Dr. Joel Sabean guilty following a 2-week trial.

Falmouth doctor sentenced for illegal drug distribution

By CBS 13 on April 26, 2017, at 3:27 p.m.
He will spend two years in prison and must pay more than $5,000 in restitution.
Sally Schofield

Woman convicted of killing foster child has been released from jail

By CBS 13 on April 26, 2017, at 7 a.m.
The woman convicted of killing her 5-year-old foster child in 2002 has been released.
Jeremy Link

Coach accused of sexual abuse of a minor

By CBS 13 on April 25, 2017, at 7:38 a.m.
Prosecutors said he had been hired to coach the girl in tumbling and cheer.

Portland City Council sends choice of two school bonds to voters

By CBS 13 on April 25, 2017, at 7:38 a.m.
Many city councilors called this a compromise in order to get something on the ballot.

Woman, 75, dies in Gorham crash

By CBS 13 on April 25, 2017, at 7:26 a.m.
The crash is under investigation.


Paul Grandmaison of Portland was arrested on Portland's Back Cove Trail after police said he stolen a bicycle on Forest Avenue and tried to flee from police.

Portland police arrest bicycle thief on Back Cove Trail

By CBS 13 on April 24, 2017, at 7:20 a.m.
Paul Grandmaison, 38, is being held without bail for violating his probation on a felony theft charge.
The Mary E, believed to be the oldest Maine-built wooden fishing schooner still afloat, is scheduled to arrive Sunday at her new home at Maine Maritime Museum.

Historic wooden schooner Mary E returns to Bath

By CBS 13 on April 23, 2017, at 1:29 p.m.
The historic schooner Mary E, believed to be the oldest Maine-built wooden fishing schooner still afloat, arrived on Sunday at its new home, the Maine Maritime Museum.
Insurers are pushing back against a new birth control bill in Maine.

Maine wants to give women a year’s worth of birth control at a time

By CBS 13 on April 20, 2017, at 2:28 p.m.
A new birth control bill is getting some pushback from health insurance companies that say the bill’s language could be costly for them.
John Gayley says once the engine failed, he had just seven seconds to land.

Pilot speaks about split-second decision to bring down plane on I-295

By CBS 13 on April 18, 2017, at 4:42 p.m.
John Gayley said once the engine failed, he had just seven seconds to land. Fortunately, he cleared the trees, and drivers on I-295 swerved to avoid him.
The bear was crossing Sanford Road near Highpine Loop Road when it was struck by a vehicle, according to police.

250-pound black bear killed crossing road

By CBS 13 on April 18, 2017, at 10:02 a.m.
The bear was crossing Sanford Road near Highpine Loop Road when it was struck by a vehicle, according to police.
Police say a car crashed through the front of a building on Broadway in South Portland.

19-year-old crashes car into South Portland building

By CBS 13 on April 17, 2017, at 12:49 p.m.
Police said the 19-year-old male driver was the only person in the vehicle.

Fire breaks out in former Sanford church

By CBS 13 on April 16, 2017, at 11:10 a.m.
A fire broke out on Saturday afternoon at a former Catholic church in Sanford, where work is underway to convert the old house of worship into an apartment building.
A farm in New Hampshire is offering a different athletic experience: yoga with goats.

‘Goat yoga’ a hit on New Hampshire farm

By CBS 13 on April 14, 2017, at 1:10 p.m.
Jenness Farm owner Peter Corriveau says they just started classes a week ago, and are already booked through June.
After a fire earlier this month, investigators say they now believe an arsonist is to blame for the damage at the Falls General Store.

Officials ask for help catching suspected Farmington arsonist

By CBS 13 on April 13, 2017, at 10:11 a.m.
Investigators won’t say how the fire started but say it’s suspicious.
Joseph A. Nally

Police arrest Maine man for 7th OUI offense after he allegedly hit pedestrian

By CBS 13 on April 13, 2017, at 8:57 a.m.
Police say they arrested a man for his seventh drunk driving offense after he allegedly drove under the influence and struck a pedestrian.

Massive fire destroys three buildings in Portsmouth

By CBS 13 on April 10, 2017, at 8:37 a.m.
Firefighters say everyone inside made it out safely.

One treated for gas poisoning in Scarborough gym leak

By CBS 13 on April 09, 2017, at 11:29 a.m.
Four people were evaluated on scene by EMS. One person was transported to Maine Medical Center for further treatment.