Mid-Maine

 

Hiram charged with manslaughter following fatal December crash

By CBS 13 on Feb. 03, 2017, at 8:49 a.m.
An arrest has been made in a crash that killed a Steep Falls woman in December.
A fire on Summer Street in Waterville that injured seven, including a firefighter.

Seven people, including one firefighter, hospitalized after Waterville fire

By CBS 13 on Feb. 01, 2017, at 10:11 a.m.
Officials say six people were in the building at the time of the fire.
Loren Keim, 21, of Dixfield died Saturday at a central Maine hospital after he succumbed to injuries from a collision with a tanker truck in Phillips.

State senator’s son dies after crash with tanker truck in Philips

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 28, 2017, at 4:20 p.m.
Loren Keim, 21, of Dixfield was driving a 1997 Ford Ranger on Weld Road when he failed to stop at its intersection with Rangeley Road and struck the back end of a tanker truck.
Kayla Doherty, 23, with her 17-month-old son Blake Doherty at her mother's Pittsfield home.

Woman who sued over wrongful birth may not recover damages, court says

By Judy Harrison on Jan. 26, 2017, at 1:29 p.m.
The birth control device was never inserted in her arm.

Police: Mainer hooks up ‘jumper cables’ to transformer to steal electricity, gets charged

By Christopher Burns on Jan. 24, 2017, at 4:34 p.m.
Central Maine Power told police it was the third time its employees had to disconnect the jury-rigged line.
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Sliding footsteps in the build up of slush on downtown Bangor sidewalks Tuesday morning. A storm that is expected to last all day and into early Wednesday, laying ice, sleet or snow depending on region, has closed judicial centers, city halls, schools and businesses all around the state.

Storm encases Maine in ice, sleet and snow

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 24, 2017, at 10:11 a.m.
Nearly an inch of ice will create hazardous travelling conditions, especially for those out on foot.
Snow blankets Pine Street in Bangor in this December 2016 file photo.

Cancellations coming in as icy storm approaches Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 23, 2017, at 6:56 p.m.
National Weather Service forecasters said Monday that the storm will arrive in southern reaches of the state late Monday night, mostly in the form of snow.
Neighbors reported the fire at the one-story home on Cattle Pound Road around 5:45 a.m. Firefighters arrived to find the home engulfed in flames and heavy smoke.

Victims identified, two deceased, in Washington house fire

By Nick McCrea on Jan. 23, 2017, at 1:39 p.m.
Investigators have recovered a second body from the rubble of a home in Washington that was destroyed by fire Monday morning.
A dump truck hauling dirt overturned and struck a tree on Friday on Doyle Road in Whitefield. The driver was killed.

Portland, Whitefield crashes claim lives of Maine Turnpike worker, truck driver

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 20, 2017, at 7:49 p.m.
Two people are dead after separate crashes in Portland and Whitefield, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said Friday.
Sarah Frankie Sigman of New York partially hides her face while watching President Donald Trump give a speech during a screening of his inauguration on Friday at Bates College in Lewiston.

What Mainers think of President Donald Trump

By BDN Staff Reports on Jan. 20, 2017, at 4:54 p.m.
Maine is as politically divided as it has been any time in recent political history, particularly between the liberal southern areas and the more conservative north.

Westbrook, Whitefield crashes claim 2 lives

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 20, 2017, at 3:38 p.m.
Two people are dead after separate crashes in Westbrook and Whitefield.

Sidney man, 32, dies in snowmobile crash

By CBS 13 on Jan. 18, 2017, at 7:53 a.m.
This is Maine’s fourth snowmobile related fatality this season.
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.
Kristy Bernatchez of Belgrade and the University of North Carolina, pictured during a 2016 game in Orono, is among more than 30 Maine high school players who have reached the Division I level after playing for the Maine Majestix program. Majestix founders Brian Bernatchez and Amy Bernatchez have chosen Colby College coach Kelly Terwilliger to run the program starting in March.

Majestix founders choose Colby coach to take over successful field hockey program

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 11, 2017, at 12:33 p.m.

Man dies after being struck by tractor-trailer on I-95 in Pittsfield

By CBS 13 on Jan. 09, 2017, at 1:39 p.m.
A New Hampshire man has died after being hit by a tractor-trailer on I-95 in Pittsfield Sunday, state police said Monday.

Car plunges from bridge onto frozen Saco River

By CBS 13 on Jan. 08, 2017, at 1:27 p.m.
The car plunged 40 feet from the Hiram Bridge onto the frozen Saco River below.
Officer Lori Marks of the York County Sheriff's Office demonstrates a video visit at the York County Jail.

In effort to reduce contraband, more Maine jails turn to video visitation

By Susan Sharon, Maine Public on Jan. 08, 2017, at 10:46 a.m.
“I mean we’ve had people pass pills with a quick kiss. We’ve had people come in with drugs or needles in a baby’s diaper. People will have stuff taped on their forearms. So, when they’re holding hands they just slide into their sleeve,” Officer Lori Marks of the York County Sheriff’s Office said.

Man dies in China house fire

By CBS 13 on Jan. 08, 2017, at 10:19 a.m.
Randall Luck, 65, was found dead by firefighters outside his lake front home early Sunday morning.

Snowmobiler dies after falling through thin ice in Oakland

By Christopher Burns on Jan. 08, 2017, at 8 a.m.
Richard Dumont, 52, of North Attleboro broke through thin ice on Messalonskee Lake early Saturday afternoon.

Long commute taking toll, but this millworker’s ‘new normal’ continues

By Ashley Conti on Jan. 08, 2017, at 7:25 a.m.