Augusta

 

Single-vehicle crash claims life of teenage girl

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 22, 2016, at 6:57 a.m.
Augusta police say four people were in the car when the driver lost control.
Augusta police are seeking this man in connection with a robbery of a local convenience store

Augusta police seek public’s help in identifying alleged robbery suspect

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 21, 2016, at 8:43 a.m.
A male suspect was captured on video surveillance and police are seeking the public’s help in identifying him.
A woman was killed in a crash in Sidney late Wednesday night.

Head-on collision claims life of Sidney woman

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 17, 2016, at 8:35 a.m.
Laurie Garland, 47, was declared dead at the scene.
Randy Beal enjoys the Bangor Pride Festival at Pickering Square in Bangor, June 28, 2014. The festival allowed the city to honor and celebrate its gay and lesbian community. On Monday, several vigils are scheduled to honor the memory of the victims of Sunday's mass shooting at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Vigils to be held across Maine for victims of Orlando shooting

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 13, 2016, at 11:25 a.m.
Numerous vigils are scheduled throughout the state Monday in memory of victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, over the weekend.
Damon Frechette

Truck driver accused of driving drunk on I-95 near Augusta

By Judy Harrison on May 27, 2016, at 6:24 p.m.
A truck driver from Connecticut was arrested and charged with operating under the influence about 3:15 p.m. Thursday after multiple reports he was driving erratically on Interstate 95 South, according to the Maine State Police. Damon Frechette, 39, of Putnam, Connecticut, remained Friday night at the Kennebec …

Fatal crash in Gardiner under investigation

By CBS 13 on May 26, 2016, at 6:53 a.m.
Police are investigating a crash that killed a driver in Gardiner on Wednesday afternoon. The crash happened on Marston Road, which is off Route 201, around 4 p.m. Police say they found 56-year-old Kenneth Wilson unresponsive inside. Investigators said it appears he suffered a medical event before …

Togus VA Memorial Day Observance for 2016

on May 25, 2016, at 11:45 a.m.
There will be a Memorial Day Observance in the Togus VA National Cemeteries on Monday, May 30. Participants will meet in the Building 205 Parking Lot at 7:45am prior to departing to the East Cemetery and subsequently to the West Cemetery. There will be laying of wreaths at the cemetery …

Man accused of wielding frying pan during burglary indicted

By Judy Harrison on May 20, 2016, at 6:35 p.m.
Kristopher Michael Russ was indicted on one count each of robbery, elevated aggravated assault, burglary, forgery and criminal mischief.
Bangor's population continued to drop in 2015, according to newly released estimates that show growth across the largest southern Maine communities and in Waterville last year.

Census: Bangor lost population again in 2015

By Darren Fishell on May 19, 2016, at 1 a.m.
The latest figures project Bangor’s population dropped by about 250 in the past year.
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Robert Mrazek on the Monhegan Island set of his new film “"The Congressman,"” which opens Friday, May 20 at the Lincoln Theater in Damariscotta.

Movie filmed in Maine by former congressman gets nationwide exposure

By Christine LaPado-Breglia, Lincoln County News on May 18, 2016, at 3:30 p.m.
The cast includes Treat Williams, Elizabeth Marvel and George Hamilton.
A tractor-trailer struck a bridge in downtown Augusta Tuesday.

Tractor-trailer hits bridge in Augusta

By CBS 13 on May 17, 2016, at 6:57 p.m.
A tractor-trailer struck a bridge in downtown Augusta Tuesday.

Retirees’ association annual meeting to feature Maine humorist

on May 12, 2016, at 1 p.m.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, Augusta, Maine For more information: 582-1960 AUGUSTA — Maine Humorist Gary Crocker will be the keynote speaker at the Maine Association of Retirees’ Association annual meeting on Wednesday, May 25, at the August Civic Center. Doors …

Father, son charged in connection with 2013 burglary of Pike Industries

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 05, 2016, at 9:03 a.m.
The estimated loss of equipment at Pike Industries totaled $60,000.
A tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 95 in Farmingdale slowed northbound and southbound traffic Monday morning as crews worked to clear the scene.

Tractor-trailer crash in Farmingdale slows I-95 commute

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 02, 2016, at 8:39 a.m.
The crash occurred around 1:30 a.m. Monday at Mile 105 in the southbound lane, and crews have spent much of the morning attempting to clean up the scene.

Augusta man charged with OUI two days after acquittal for same charges

By CBS 13 on April 30, 2016, at 9:04 a.m.
Two days after being acquitted of charges of operating under the influence, an Augusta man was back in police custody on the same charges Saturday morning.

25-minute traffic stoppages possible at West Gardiner toll plaza overnight April 28

on April 27, 2016, at 12:06 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — A series of 25-minute stoppages will occur between 10 p.m. Thursday, April 28, and 5 a.m. Friday, April 29, at the West Gardiner Toll Plaza on the Maine Turnpike. The stoppages will occur in one direction at a time, beginning first with the northbound lanes.  The stoppages are necessary while …

Augusta police arrest two on suspicion of selling heroin

By Ryan McLaughlin on April 27, 2016, at 8:38 a.m.
They are accused of selling heroin out of the residence.
Star Black and Tylor Reece

Two arrested for allegedly beating, robbing elderly woman

By CBS 13 on April 25, 2016, at 1:38 p.m.
Augusta police say an 82-year-old woman was assaulted and robbed in the parking lot of Hannaford last week.
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People release balloons during an event organized to commemorate the victims of last year's earthquakes in Kathmandu, Nepal, April 23, 2016.

A year after Nepal quake, some united in grief and others climb again

By Ross Adkin, Reuters on April 24, 2016, at 1:26 p.m.
An Augusta, Maine, woman who went missing after the earthquake is among those who will be remembered during a memorial in Nepal.
Diane Kelly-Lokocz and her son, 4-year-old Rye, arrive at Sand Beach in Acadia National Park.

Above average temperatures likely this spring, summer

By Jen Lynds on April 22, 2016, at 5:33 p.m.
Following the warmest winter on record in the Caribou area, officials at the National Weather Service in Caribou said Friday that warmer than normal spring and summer temperatures likely are on tap for Maine as well.