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A construction worker fell 25 feet and landed on concrete at a water treatment plant currently being built in Oxford on Tuesday morning.

Man falls 25 feet at Oxford construction site

By CBS 13 on May 26, 2015, at 1:32 p.m.
According to the Oxford Fire Department, a construction worker fell 25 feet and landed on concrete at a water treatment plant currently being built. The incident happened Tuesday morning. Officials say the worker was conscious and alert but was taken to Central Maine Medical Center. The Poland …

Lewiston man accused of assaulting woman

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 26, 2015, at 10:37 a.m.
ELLSWORTH | A Lewiston man was arrested over the weekend in connection with an assault on a woman, according to Ellsworth police. Vincent Turner, 44, is facing multiple charges in connection with the incident, Lt. Harold Page said. Turner was arrested on Saturday. According to Page, the victim was …

Small earthquake reported in Oxford County

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 22, 2015, at 9 a.m.
PERU | A small earthquake rumbled through this small Oxford County town early Friday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey. The small earthquake measured at magnitude 2.0 on the Richter scale. The earthquake was reported at 12:45 a.m. Friday. Peru is located just east of Rumford.

Unseasonably chilly weather ushers in freeze watches

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 22, 2015, at 7:40 a.m.
GRAY | While Memorial Day weekend unofficially ushers in summer, unseasonably cold temperatures will hover over much of the state to kick off the holiday weekend, according to the National Weather Service. The weather service has posted freeze watches for Oxford, Franklin and Somerset counties effective Friday evening into …

Jury awards Minot couple nearly $10 million for misread Pap smears

By Judy Harrison on May 21, 2015, at 10:52 a.m.
AUBURN | A jury Tuesday awarded a Minot woman and her husband more than $9.6 million in damages in one of the largest medical malpractice awards in Maine after finding a Central Maine Medical Center employee misread her Pap smears. Ruth Hricko, 63, who was diagnosed with cervical cancer, …

Greene man facing child pornography charges

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 20, 2015, at 3:49 p.m.
A local man was arrested Wednesday on child pornography charges, according to police. Josh Chretien, 25, was taken into custody without incident at his home, Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said. A review of Chretien’s computer by the state police computer crimes unit turned up …

Attorney General investigating officer-involved shooting in Lovell

By CBS 13 on May 20, 2015, at 7:30 a.m.
The Oxford County Sheriff’s Office said a man was shot by police early Wednesday morning. The sheriff’s office said deputies responded to a call at around 1 a.m. Wednesday at Nuthatch Lane and called in the Maine State Police for help. An individual was armed and creating …

Police: Woodstock man burned down two homes after burglaries

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 18, 2015, at 11:18 a.m.
An Oxford County man allegedly broke into two houses, stole items and set fire to the homes, officials said. Jordan Caldwell, 19, was arrested by the State Fire Marshal’s Office on Friday, according to Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland. Caldwell is facing a pair of …
Canna Care Docs of Bangor, which opened its doors in April at 96   Harlow St., can be seen on Friday.

Walk-in medical marijuana certification clinics now operating in Maine

By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 15, 2015, at 6:51 p.m.
BANGOR | A health care company that operates walk-in clinics in five states that specialize in qualifying people to use medical marijuana recently expanded into Maine, with locations in Bangor, Augusta, Biddeford, and a fourth planned for Auburn. “There is such a need in the state. There are very …

Auburn police find missing 12-year-old girl

By CBS 13 on May 15, 2015, at 5:21 p.m.
Auburn police say they have found missing 12-year-old Cheyenne Keaton, who is autistic. Police had said Cheyenne last was seen at her home on Court Street in Auburn at approximately 5:30 a.m. Friday. Police said she was found around 5 p.m.  
Cheyenne Keaton

Auburn police searching for missing autistic girl

By CBS 13 on May 15, 2015, at 3:31 p.m.
Auburn police are asking the public’s help locating 12-year-old Cheyenne Keaton, who is autistic. Police say Cheyenne was last seen at her home on Court Street in Auburn at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Friday. She is described as a white female, 4 feet tall, weighing approximately 90 …

MDOT to begin paving in Naples, Casco and Poland May 18

on May 15, 2015, at 9:46 a.m.
NAPLES, Maine — Maine Department of Transportation crews will begin paving an approximate 10-mile stretch of road through Naples, Casco and Poland beginning Monday, May 18. The paving project will begin at the intersection of routes 302 and 11 in Naples. Traffic will be reduced to one lane assisted by flaggers. Motorists …

Frost advisory issued for parts of interior Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on May 13, 2015, at 6:20 p.m.
BANGOR | In the wake of a stretch of relatively warm weather, the National Weather Service on Wednesday issued overnight frost advisories for parts of interior Maine. In effect from 2 a.m. to 7 a.m. Thursday, a frost advisory issued by the weather service’s Caribou office applies to southern …
Kayla Marin

Authorities have been in contact with missing woman

By CBS 13 on May 13, 2015, at 2:53 p.m.
AUBURN | Auburn police have been in contact with Kayla Marin, 21. The missing persons alert has been canceled. Police were looking for Marin Wednesday after a domestic dispute.

Greene woman killed in single-vehicle accident Saturday

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 11, 2015, at 10:05 a.m.
A local woman died early Saturday morning in the third fatal accident reported by state police over the weekend. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the single-vehicle accident that claimed the life of Amanda Rines, 25, according to Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland. …
President Obama plans to nominate Lewiston native Greg Nadeau to lead the Federal Highway Administration. Nadeau is currently deputy administrator of the agency.

Obama to nominate Lewiston native to head Federal Highway Administration

By Judy Harrison on May 10, 2015, at 3:04 p.m.
President Barack Obama will nominate Lewiston native Gregory G. Nadeau to head the Federal Highway Administration, according to a White House press release issued Friday. Nadeau, 58, currently serves as acting administrator for the agency that oversees the nation’s Interstate system. He was named deputy administrator for the agency in …

Minot man gets 13 months for stealing from brain-injured brother

By Beth Brogan on May 08, 2015, at 10:41 a.m.
AUGUSTA | A Minot man will serve 13 months in jail for stealing money from his brain-injured brother for whom he served as legal guardian and conservator. John M. Look, 52, pleaded guilty April 29 to one count of Class B theft and one misdemeanor count of misuse of …
Maine's acting commissioner of education, Tom Desjardin

State names top educators in Maine’s 16 counties

By Nick McCrea on May 07, 2015, at 5:25 p.m.
AUGUSTA | The Maine Department of Education has named the top teachers in each of Maine’s 16 counties in preparation for the competition that will crown the state’s top K-12 educator. The winners, selected from a field of more than 300 nominees, were announced by first lady Ann LePage …

Fire danger remains high throughout Maine

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 07, 2015, at 8:55 a.m.
GRAY | Fire danger is expected to remain high throughout the state Thursday, with the entire state under red flag warnings, according to the National Weather Service. While a dry air mass remains across the area, much-needed rain is in the forecast this weekend, according to the weather service. …

Fire danger remains high with dry weather

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 06, 2015, at 8:54 a.m.
GRAY | With dry weather once again hovering over the state Wednesday, fire danger remains high, according to the National Weather Service. For the third consecutive day, the weather service has issued a red flag warnings for all of the state, with the exception being far southwestern York County. …
 
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