Mid-Maine

 
The handgun used in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin is seen this handout photo.

Maine auction firm refused to sell gun used to kill Trayvon Martin

By Daniel Trotta, Reuters on May 13, 2016, at 7:40 p.m.
George Zimmerman called James D. Julia Auctioneers in Fairfield, Maine, to ask the firm to sell the gun.

Family helping man whose boat was sinking flipped their boat, needed rescue

By CBS 13 on May 13, 2016, at 10:22 a.m.
Several people are recovering after a wild afternoon along the Androscoggin River.

Hazy smoke from Canada wildfires hovers over Maine counties

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 12, 2016, at 3:23 p.m.
Hazy smoke from wildfires in Alberta, Canada, has been visible in the skies over some Maine counties Thursday, according to the National Weather Service’s Caribou offices.

Concerns about odor, truck traffic continue to dominate Fiberight site plan review

By Dawn Gagnon on May 11, 2016, at 10:50 p.m.
HAMPDEN | Residents again raised concerns about potential odor and increased truck traffic during a public hearing Wednesday night conducted by the planning board as part of its review of Fiberight’s site plan application for a $69 million waste-to-energy facility proposed in the town. Those were the two top …

MDEA arrests 5 on drug charges in Somerset County

By Dawn Gagnon on May 11, 2016, at 5:15 p.m.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency on Tuesday arrested five people for their roles in distributing crack cocaine and fentanyl throughout Somerset County.
Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster

Sheriff investigating assault allegation against St. Albans schoolteacher

By Nick McCrea on May 10, 2016, at 6:15 p.m.
Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster said it was his understanding that the teacher at the prekindergarten-through-fourth-grade school has been placed on administrative leave.

Second South Paris man admits to illegally having gun while hunting

By Judy Harrison on May 10, 2016, at 11:33 a.m.
By pleading guilty, David Foster, 39, of South Paris admitted to being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Waterville man pleads guilty to selling counterfeit Morgan dollar coins

By Judy Harrison on May 10, 2016, at 7:33 a.m.
A Waterville man waived indictment and pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to selling counterfeit coins.

Athens man faces up to 20 years after pleading guilty to child porn charge

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 06, 2016, at 1:54 p.m.
An Athens man pleaded guilty on Friday to a charge of possessing child pornography, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.
A tractor-trailer carrying golf tees jackknifed on Interstate 95 in Waterville Thursday.

Tractor-trailer carrying golf tees jackknifes on I-95 in Waterville

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 05, 2016, at 11:25 a.m.
A tractor-trailer jackknifed on the Kennedy Memorial Drive overpass on Interstate 95 Thursday morning, state police said.

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.

Police identify woman killed in Route 25 crash

By BDN Staff on May 04, 2016, at 7:08 p.m.
A woman who died Wednesday afternoon in a head-on collision with a tractor-trailer on Route 25 was identified by state police.

Bridgton residents to decide on funding for food pantry

By CBS 13 on May 03, 2016, at 9:48 a.m.
Bridgton residents will decide in June whether a local food pantry will get more money.
Guy Dow

Data breach widens at Guilford school district as more employees complain of ID theft

By Nick McCrea on May 03, 2016, at 9:36 a.m.
SAD 4 isn’t the first district to be targeted by scammers this tax season.

Police identify man who died in Turner crash

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 03, 2016, at 8:38 a.m.
One man was killed and another injured Monday afternoon in a crash on Route 219.

Maine hospital lays off nearly two dozen employees

By Staff, CBS 13 on May 02, 2016, at 9:15 p.m.
A rural hospital is laying off nearly two dozen employees and making a number of other cuts as well.

Driver dies in Turner crash

on May 02, 2016, at 7:49 p.m.
A motorist died and another was hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash on Route 219.
Chris Dispenzieri (left) of Bangor and Greg Hudak of Brewer play the slot machines at the Oxford Casino on Thanksgiving Day in 2013.

With new hotel, Oxford Casino heightens competition with Hollywood Casino

By Darren Fishell on May 02, 2016, at 3:50 p.m.
Oxford Casino owner Churchill Downs announced it plans to build a $25 million, 100-room hotel attached to the casino that opened in 2012.
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.
The makeshift campsite of Christopher Knight in Rome, Maine, in 2013.

Restitution appeal of North Pond Hermit to be heard in East Machias

By Judy Harrison on May 01, 2016, at 5:34 p.m.
Christopher Knight, 50, has refused to pay $1,125 to the Maine State Police for costs related to the removal of a road that had to be built so investigators could reach Knight’s campsite in the woods.