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The Lotus restaurant in Auburn is temporarily closed because of cockroach complaints.

Auburn restaurant Lotus closed due to cockroach complaints

By CBS 13 on June 24, 2017, at 2:49 p.m.
“It is very, very important that this is addressed, and this is addressed correctly,” the owner said.
Several neglected horses were rescued from a barn in Deering, New Hampshire.

Neglected horses rescued in New Hampshire

By CBS 13 on June 24, 2017, at 2:45 p.m.
Police intend to charge the owners of the horses with animal cruelty.
Sandi Partee of Old Orchard Beach found this black widow spider in her grapes.

Old Orchard Beach woman says she found black widow spider in grapes

By CBS 13 on June 22, 2017, at 6:32 p.m.
The arachnid is not native to Maine, and one bite can prove deadly.
Wells Police station in Wells, Maine.

Wells police cruiser runs over suspect fleeing from officer, police say

By CBS 13 on June 22, 2017, at 3:29 p.m.
Maine State Police are investigating an incident in Wells Wednesday night in which a Wells Police cruiser struck a man who had run off into a field after officers attempted to arrest him for drunk driving.

Wind and heat made fighting Westbrook fire difficult, fire chief says

By CBS 13 on June 22, 2017, at 8:09 a.m.
Firefighters battled flames Wednesday night in Westbrook.
A fire destroyed an Auburn house Wednesday, leaving one person without a home.

Fire destroys Auburn home

By CBS 13 on June 22, 2017, at 7:46 a.m.
A fire destroyed an Auburn house Wednesday, leaving one person without a home.
A ferry crosses Casco Bay.

Portland island residents fight to keep cars on the mainland

By CBS 13 on June 20, 2017, at 10:53 a.m.
There are only a handful of parking spots for hundreds of residents.
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A 66-year-old woman from Maine is the oldest woman to ever swim across the English Channel.

Maine woman breaks record in swim across the English Channel

By CBS 13 on June 20, 2017, at 7:08 a.m.
Westbrook’s Pat Gallant-Charette has broken another record, this time swimming across the English Channel.
The cause of the fire is unknown, but officials say it could have started because of a lightning strike.

Lightning strike may have caused fire that destroyed Bridgton home

By CBS 13 on June 20, 2017, at 7:01 a.m.
Sunday, Dixfield police rescued a fawn who had been left behind for three days. (Dixfield Police Department)

Dixfield police rescue abandoned fawn

By CBS 13 on June 19, 2017, at 3:27 p.m.
“Every now and then we have to step in and help Mother Nature out.”
An orphaned baby raccoon is seen in a tree in this photo submitted to WGME, CBS 13.

Augusta firefighters save baby raccoons from starvation after mother dies

By CBS 13 on June 19, 2017, at 3:17 p.m.
“The Maine Warden Service requested our services to help get the little bandits down.”
Little Sebago Lake, where a jet-ski crash Sunday sent three to the hospital. (WGME photo)

Three hospitalized after jet-ski crash in Windham

By CBS 13 on June 19, 2017, at 12:21 p.m.
“I could immediately see that he was seriously injured and I just kind of whipped off my T-shirt and started applying direct pressure to his leg where he was injured.”
Four people were hospitalized following a fire in Portland late Thursday night.

Portland fire sends four people to hospital

By CBS 13 on June 16, 2017, at 8:16 a.m.
Four people were hospitalized following a fire in Portland late Thursday night.
The Wells police and fire departments will get new buildings.

Wells votes for new public safety complex, ban on marijuana shops

By CBS 13 on June 14, 2017, at 10:02 a.m.
The Wells police and fire departments will get a new buildings.
For the second time in three years, voters in Scarborough rejected a school budget.

Scarborough rejects school budget for second time in 3 years

By CBS 13 on June 14, 2017, at 9:28 a.m.
The budget failed by about 600 votes.
Brunswick voters approve multimillion-dollar plan to build elementary school.

Brunswick voters approve new elementary school

By CBS 13 on June 14, 2017, at 7:16 a.m.
Voters approved a multimillion-dollar plan by just a couple hundred votes.

Construction worker crawls to safety after being hit by car on turnpike

By CBS 13 on June 13, 2017, at 6:09 p.m.
Authorities say a car, driven by 60-year-old Alphie Lambert of Biddeford, drifted into the breakdown lane, hit a truck and then Danny Lowe.
Several Cumberland County Jail employees are demanding better safety at the jail.

Cumberland County Jail workers demand better safety

By CBS 13 on June 13, 2017, at 8:02 a.m.
The union is asking for better working conditions, as well as better benefits, specifically retirement benefits.
School officials in Augusta are not taking any chances with some of their younger students and this heat.

Augusta sends elementary schools students home early due to heat

By CBS 13 on June 13, 2017, at 7:48 a.m.
School officials in Augusta are not taking any chances with some of their younger students and this heat.
Police in Augusta are looking for a suspect after a stabbing in the city Sunday night.

Augusta police seek stabbing suspect

By CBS 13 on June 13, 2017, at 7:45 a.m.
Police in Augusta are looking for a suspect after a stabbing in the city Sunday night.