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Fairfield police dog in quarantine after biting infant

By CBS 13 on March 01, 2017, at 12:01 p.m.
Winslow Police described the bite as “a playful nip from an inexperienced dog.”

Police: Livermore man ate cocaine off hood of police cruiser while being detained

By CBS 13 on March 01, 2017, at 6:49 a.m.
Police say a Livermore man ate cocaine off the hood of a state police cruiser while officers had him in handcuffs.
Roland L. Cummings

Man serving life questions whether state can charge 2 types of murder

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 28, 2017, at 6:24 p.m.
Cummings was convicted by in November 2015 of murder, burglary and theft.

Fatal snowmobile crash in Eustis is Maine’s 7th this year

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 27, 2017, at 10:30 a.m.
Dennis Picard, 60, died Sunday after he failed to negotiate a sharp turn and struck a tree.
Ambroshia “Amber” Fagre, 18, of Oakland was mortally shot by police in Vassalboro on Feb. 10 as a passenger in a truck driven by Kadhar Bailey, 25, of Gardiner, who also was shot after ramming the truck into a Maine State Police cruiser. He died at the scene and she died the next day.

Family struggling to bury 18-year-old killed by police

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 25, 2017, at 1:14 a.m.
The family of Ambroshia “Amber” Fagre , one of two people shot by police Feb. 10 in Vassalboro, say they are struggling to come up with the funds to bury her and can’t afford to pay for an obituary.
Jessica Fagre talks about her daughter, 18-year-old Ambroshia Fagre, who was fatally shot by police on Feb. 10. Ambroshia was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Kadhar Bailey who also was killed. Officers, who were investigating reported burglaries in the area, fired at the pickup truck the two were in after Bailey rammed it into a police cruiser, according to police.

‘They killed an innocent girl’: Family, friends question why police shot 18-year-old passenger

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 25, 2017, at 1:14 a.m.
Since at least 1990, the Maine attorney general’s office has never ruled a fatal shooting by a law enforcement officer unjustified.

Forecast calls for freezing rain to sweep across northern Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 24, 2017, at 5:35 p.m.
Ice accumulations of up to around a tenth of an inch could lead to slick road conditions and scattered power outages across the northern part of the state.
Developer Paul Boghossian stands outside the Hathaway Creative Center in Waterville in 2013.

Former Hathaway shirt mill in Waterville sells for $20 million after renovations

Bangor Daily News on Feb. 23, 2017, at 1:48 p.m.
Waterville’s former Hathaway shirt mill sold for more than $20 million after a developer renovated the building into office and apartment space on the city’s riverfront.
Lucas Savage

Jury finds ex-youth minister not guilty of sex crime

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 23, 2017, at 12:42 p.m.
A jury Wednesday night found a former youth pastor not guilty of a sex crime after a two-day trial at the Capital Judicial Center.
Five surrounding fire departments responded to the call, but by the time they got there the fire had spread to the house.

Fire destroys home in Monmouth

By CBS 13 on Feb. 22, 2017, at 7:37 a.m.
Five surrounding fire departments responded to the call, but by the time they got there the fire had spread to the house.
Firefighters worked to extinguish a blaze at the Winthrop post office Tuesday morning.

Fire destroys Winthrop post office

By CBS 13 on Feb. 21, 2017, at 10:26 a.m.
Everyone evacuated the building safely.
An Eastern Maine Railway plow train approaches the Route 171 crossing in Wytopitlock Wednesday morning as it works to clear rail lines following the blizzard earlier this week.

Third storm in a week to drop up to a foot of snow overnight

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 15, 2017, at 9:25 a.m.
A winter storm warning is in place for much of the state from 1 p.m. Wednesday until 1 p.m. Thursday.
Crews battled a blaze at a three-story apartment building fire at 11 Main St. Tuesday evening.

Report: Downtown Skowhegan apartment catches fire

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 15, 2017, at 8:15 a.m.
No injuries were reported in the three-story apartment building fire at 11 Main St., but traffic was tied up as crews battled the blaze.
Superintendent of Bangor Public Schools Betsy Webb

Maine educators look beyond testing to measure student success

By Robbie Feinberg, Maine Public on Feb. 13, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.
While school funding is at the center of public debate right now, educators are wrestling with another problem, too: how to measure student success.
Blaze maintenance man Robert McClure tries to keep on top of the falling snow so there's a clear path to the business on Monday afternoon in Bangor.

Paralyzing blizzard strikes Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 13, 2017, at 3:19 p.m.
A blizzard that dumped more than 2 feet of snow by 1 p.m. Monday brought parts of Maine to a virtual standstill.
Pedestrians walk down Garland Street in Bangor Thursday afternoon.

See where the storm dumped the most snow in Maine

By Darren Fishell on Feb. 13, 2017, at 10:24 a.m.
More snow is on the way Monday afternoon.
A snow plow works to clear Union Street in Bangor on Feb. 5, 2016. Much of the state could see as much as two feet of snow as a strong winter storm moves in Sunday afternoon into Tuesday morning.

A blizzard blast from Maine’s past

By Christopher Burns on Feb. 12, 2017, at 4:54 p.m.
Snowstorms are a fact of life in Maine. So here’s a look at back a few of nastiest storms in recent memory.
A man looks up Congress Street while crossing in the snow on Thursday. Much of the state could see as much as two feet of snow as a strong winter storm moves in Sunday afternoon into Tuesday morning.

Brace yourselves — blizzard expected to hit Maine Sunday through late Monday night

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 12, 2017, at 3:24 p.m.
What forecasters say will be the biggest snowstorm so far this winter is on target to hit Maine Sunday night and could stick around until Monday night or early Tuesday morning.

Second suspect shot by police in Vassalboro dies

Bangor Daily News on Feb. 12, 2017, at 9:07 a.m.
Kadhar Bailey, 25, of Gardiner and Ambroshia Fagre, 18, of Oakland both died after an officer-involved shooting in Vassalboro Friday afternoon.

Police: Officers shot pickup driver who tried to ram cruiser in Vassalboro

Bangor Daily News on Feb. 11, 2017, at 8:38 a.m.
A man is dead and a woman is in critical condition with a gunshot wound after being shot in an altercation with police Friday in Vassalboro.