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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.
Travis Anderson shovels snow Monday afternoon in the driveway of his Brewer home. "I lived here all my life, and I hate this," he said about the snow.

Storm blankets Maine, causing fatal crashes, multiple closings

By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 12, 2016, at 5:49 p.m.
Two people died in crashes on slick roads Monday as a storm that began in southern Maine late Sunday dropped between 6 and 10 inches of snow across the state as it traveled northward.
The Worumbo Mill can be seen in Lisbon in this August 2013 file photo.

New Jersey firm buys dam, hydro plant that powered historic Maine mill

By Beth Brogan on Dec. 12, 2016, at 2:37 p.m.
Eagle Creek Renewable Energy has purchased the former Worumbo Mill property at the corner of Route 196 and Canal Street in Lisbon Falls.

Lisbon man arrested after hit-and-run on police cruiser

By CBS 13 on Dec. 11, 2016, at 2:06 p.m.
Alexander Bennett, 30, was charged with operating under the influence, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and operating a motor vehicle beyond restriction.

Pastor blames wife in message before killing his daughter and himself

By Kristine Guerra, Washington Post on Dec. 11, 2016, at 12:50 p.m.

Friends remember Hebron homicide victim as talented vocalist

By Dan McCarthy, CBS 13 on Dec. 11, 2016, at 10:16 a.m.
Claire Randall, 27, was shot and killed on Thursday by her father.

Father killed daughter, then self in Hebron, police say

By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 09, 2016, at 7:44 a.m.
Police believe a 56-year-old man shot and killed his 27-year-old daughter at their home Thursday before turning the gun on himself.