Roberta Blood-Kemp of Lovell faces 14 charges after escaping arrest in Fryeburg and speeding away before police apprehended her.

Police track down Lovell woman after she escaped arrest in Fryeburg

By CBS 13 on Sept. 05, 2016, at 7:27 a.m.
A Lovell woman is facing 14 charges after police say she resisted arrest, ran off after being tased, drove away at high speed and was eventually arrested at her home.
Xerox confirms it is closing its Lewiston call center and laying off 142 employees by the end of October.

Xerox to close Lewiston call center, 142 Mainers to be laid off

By CBS 13 on Sept. 01, 2016, at 1:10 p.m.
Xerox confirms it is closing its Lewiston call center and laying off 142 employees by the end of October.

Auburn man succumbs to injuries from motorcycle crash

By Beth Brogan on Aug. 28, 2016, at 10:42 a.m.
Kenneth Kilby, 73, died Sunday from injuries he suffered in a motorcycle accident on Saturday in Durham.

Toddler hospitalized after dog attack in Buckfield

By CBS 13 on Aug. 28, 2016, at 9:04 a.m.
A dog attack on Saturday left a 1-year-old boy injured.

Two people injured in separate crashes in Durham

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 28, 2016, at 8:39 a.m.
Two people suffered serious injuries in separate crashes Saturday evening in Durham.

NH triathlete dies in Oxford County bicycle crash

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 23, 2016, at 7:41 p.m.
A nurse who came upon the crash attempted to administer first aid and CPR but was not able to revive James Soroka.

The Elms, Mechanic Falls

on Aug. 23, 2016, at 11:18 a.m.
Timothy Danforth pleaded not guilty before a judge Friday afternoon.

Wilton murder suspect pleads not guilty

By CBS 13 on Aug. 19, 2016, at 5:48 p.m.
A murder suspect appeared before a judge Friday, more than two months after a deadly shooting in Wilton.
Timothy Danforth

Wilton man charged with murder in shooting death

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 18, 2016, at 5:52 p.m.
Timothy Danforth is charged in the death of 24-year-old Michael Reis, who was shot outside Danforth’s father’s home in June.
Kim Wagaman, a behavioral therapist, takes Dustin Strasser, 19, left, to visit Evan Roth, 12, whom he helps mentor.

We want to know: Have you ever been a mentor or mentee?

By Adanya Lustig on Aug. 18, 2016, at 11:12 a.m.
We want to know about how some people uplift the lives of others, even when they don’t have to.
Photo: Penny Collins (left) and Heather Stultz started Adoption Partners of Maine after their previous agencies, Saint Andre Home and Stepping Stones, closed their adoption programs in 2015 and 2016. They are partnering with social workers throughout Maine to maintain adoption services to Maine women and families.

Maine women launch adoption agency after continued program closures in state

By Penny Collins on Aug. 18, 2016, at 11:01 a.m.

Three Ruby Tuesday restaurants close in Maine

By Nick McCrea on Aug. 15, 2016, at 12:38 p.m.
The Ruby Tuesday restaurant at the Bangor Mall has closed, apparently along with the South Portland and Biddeford locations.
Sarah Vye

Woman pleads guilty to animal cruelty after abandoning dog outside shelter

By CBS 13 on Aug. 15, 2016, at 12:32 p.m.
An Auburn woman changed her plea during a conference hearing Monday morning.
Sarah Vye

Woman accused of abandoning dog outside Lewiston shelter to appear in court

By CBS 13 on Aug. 15, 2016, at 8:21 a.m.
Authorities say Vye’s actions led to the death of the dog.
Research has shown home visits reduce the likelihood of pregnancy complications, infant deaths, family violence and child maltreatment. They also contribute to improved parenting practices and school readiness. But the state hasn't followed through on its commitment to increase access to home visiting and improve collaboration between home visiting agencies.

Maine got millions to help moms and babies, but has little to show for it

By Matthew Stone on Aug. 15, 2016, at 6:18 a.m.
DHHS said it would reach more families and collaborate with other home visiting programs. But competition between the groups has only gotten worse.
A Somali woman walks past the police headquarters in Lewiston, Maine, June 1, 2015.

From Maine to Montana, shrinking small towns see hope in refugees

By Tim Henderson, Stateline.org on Aug. 14, 2016, at 11:09 a.m.
There’s a growing sense among local officials, especially in small towns, that refugees have something to offer the economy.
Maine Families served 2,393 families with 2,644 children in all counties in state fiscal year 2014.

How Maine quietly handed off financial oversight of a $23M program for infants

By Erin Rhoda on Aug. 11, 2016, at 6:16 a.m.
The circumstances raise questions about transparency and accountability.
Kevin Lewis, CEO of Maine Community Health Options in Lewiston

Maine’s only health insurance co-op sues feds over $23 million

By Lindsay Tice on Aug. 10, 2016, at 2:34 p.m.
Community Health Options, the state’s only health insurance co-op, has filed a lawsuit against the federal government claiming it owes the co-op nearly $23 million in promised payments.
Over the last several years, the number of public health nurses has been cut in half.

Maine has sliced the ranks of nurses who prevent outbreaks, help drug-affected babies

By Matthew Stone on Aug. 09, 2016, at 6:28 a.m.
The LePage administration, which has not publicized the cuts, had the money to fill the positions.

Auburn woman gets probation in theft of postal funds

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 08, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.
An Auburn woman was sentenced to two years of probation for stealing more than $4,000 in money orders and cash while working in 2014 as a relief postmaster.