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Josephine Jordan, 3, peers out from the doorway leading to her family's front hall after coming down from the upstairs to investigate the sound of visitors on Dec. 9, 2016.

Inside the isolation of the first refugee family to be resettled in small-town Maine

on Jan. 12, 2017, at 6:30 a.m.
We chronicled one child’s yearning to be understood.
Snow blankets Pine Street in Bangor in this December 2016 file photo. Up to 5 inches of snow is expected to hit western and coastal Maine on Saturday.

Up to 5 inches of snow expected in coastal, western Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 07, 2017, at 12:27 p.m.

Lewiston man seriously injured in Brunswick crash

By Beth Brogan on Jan. 06, 2017, at 2:54 p.m.
The man was taken to Maine Medical Center in Portland, where he was listed in fair condition Friday afternoon.
Zoe Seaman-Grant of Charleston, South Carolina, and Matthew Davis of Chicago, members of the Brooks Quimby Debate Council at Bates College, advanced to the quarter-finals of the World Universities Debating Championship on Tuesday in The Hague, Netherlands. A team from the University of Sydney in Australia was named the winner.

A Maine college team talked its way into the world debate championships

By Beth Brogan on Jan. 06, 2017, at 7:01 a.m.
Two Bates College students joined teams from Oxford University, Yale University and the University of Sydney earlier this week in The Hague, Netherlands, competing in the World Universities Debating Championship.
A plow works to remove snow from a bridge in Bangor in this December 2016 file photo.

Ice storm in Maine cancels school for many, delays for others

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 04, 2017, at 2:23 p.m.
“Bangor reported 0.15 inches of ice. That glaze of ice can make traveling dangerous.”
Shawn Berry, 41, of Livermore Falls died early Sunday morning of injuries suffered in a two-car crash on Route 4 in Livermore.

Livermore Falls man died from injuries suffered in crash, police say

By Beth Brogan on Jan. 03, 2017, at 6:08 p.m.
Maine State Police said a Livermore Falls man who died early Sunday morning following a two-car crash on Route 4 succumbed to injuries from the crash, and not a medical emergency.
Charlotte Oh and Darren Callahan are the parents of the first baby born in Maine in 2017. Zander Reuben Callahan weighed in at 7 pounds, 3 ounce and measured 16 inches, according to his mother. He was born at 12:03 a.m. at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Lewiston on New Year's Day.

Maine’s first baby of 2017 arrives in Lewiston at 3 minutes after midnight

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 01, 2017, at 6:21 p.m.
Marina Moscone (right) and her daughter Sasha, 4, take a walk through Chapin Park in Bangor on Friday.

Maine power companies still grappling with effects of season’s first nor’easter

By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 31, 2016, at 12:14 p.m.
As of noon on Saturday, more than 16,000 CMP customers were without electricity. Meanwhile, nearly 700 Emera Maine accounts were waiting for service to be restored.
Air-supported indoor practice facility Mahaney Dome, which collapsed under the pressure of heavy snow that fell Thursday night into Friday, can be seen on Friday at the University of Maine in Orono.

Nor’easter blankets Maine, collapses UMaine’s Mahaney Dome

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Dec. 30, 2016, at 6:34 p.m.
The snow knocked out power to more than 100,000 residents, brought down utility lines and even caused the University of Maine’s Mahaney Dome to collapse.

Lebanon man, 75, gets trapped in furnace vent, dies

By Nik Beimler, Foster's Daily Democrat on Dec. 30, 2016, at 12:11 p.m.
Medical crews attempted CPR on the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

One man dies, two injured in Sabattus crash

By CBS 13 on Dec. 27, 2016, at 6:49 a.m.
The two injured are a woman and a young child who were in a van that collided with a box truck.

Family of woman killed in Casco denounces defendant’s statement about hitting a deer

By Judy Harrison on Dec. 23, 2016, at 4:24 p.m.
“Mr. Smith, you say you thought you hit a deer. We don’t believe you.”
Donna Pickard of Far Point Farm in Steuben may have to stretch her own meals, but she will give away her food to someone who needs it.

A simple change could give Maine’s hungry, rural people more food

on Dec. 23, 2016, at 6:38 a.m.
The first in-depth look of its kind shows that 59 percent of people are using food pantries more this year than last.
Michael Gatcomb

Following high-speed chase in two states, Mainer escapes into woods

By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 22, 2016, at 4:50 p.m.
Gatcomb is 6 feet tall, weighs 190 pounds and has blonde hair and blue eyes.
Police are looking for a man who they say should be considered armed and dangerous.

Police: Sabattus man considered armed, dangerous turns himself in

By CBS 13 on Dec. 22, 2016, at 7:23 a.m.
Police are looking for a man who they said should be considered armed and dangerous.

Doctor dies in Franklin County crash

By CBS 13 on Dec. 20, 2016, at 12:08 p.m.
A doctor died Tuesday morning after his car crashed into several trees in Freeman Township.
Cheyenne Keaton

Missing Auburn teen found safe

By CBS 13 on Dec. 19, 2016, at 6:46 a.m.
Police are asking for the public’s help finding a 14-year-old autistic child reported missing late Sunday afternoon.
The sun peaks out as a snow squall swept over Presque Isle Thursday afternoon, as seen from the slopes of the Quoggy Joe Ski Club.

Messy storm brings wild weather swings over the weekend

By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 18, 2016, at 3:23 p.m.
More ice and low temperatures expected Monday.

Man dies in Turner house fire

By Staff Report on Dec. 17, 2016, at 7:49 a.m.
This is the second Turner resident to be found dead this week.
A plow works to clear an area of snow on Tuesday in Broadway Park in Bangor. According to Reuters, the cold blast that hit Maine on Thursday was brought by a polar vortex.

Mainers urged to prepare for deep freeze

By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 15, 2016, at 8:10 p.m.
The weather service issued a warning of potential wind chill temperatures down to minus 38 degrees through Friday evening for the northern half of the state.