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SETH AND THE CITY

3 reasons to be optimistic about Portland’s top choice for superintendent

on May 23, 2016, at 1:03 p.m.
Here are a few noteworthy takeaways from the district’s announcement this morning.

Portland man struck by moped has died

By CBS 13 on May 23, 2016, at 12:42 p.m.
A man from Portland who was struck by a moped on Brighton Ave last Tuesday has died.
A LIFE ABOARD

Five Reasons You Might Be A Thalassophile

on May 21, 2016, at 9:11 a.m.
I know what you are thinking, so I’ll cut right to the chase: A thalassophile is a lover of the sea. There are people who enjoy the ocean, and then there are those of us who love it, and need it. Whether we depend on it for happiness, relaxation, a livelihood, a home, or for nourishment, some people simply must be near the sea.
Franklin Salcedo

Police: Man hid cocaine in his underwear

By CBS 13 on May 20, 2016, at 9:26 p.m.
Police say a man hid cocaine in his underwear, then in a police cruiser.
For the first time, state police are revealing details about where Angel "Tony" Torres was last seen, and who he was with.

Maine State Police release new information in 17-year-old cold case

By CBS 13 on May 20, 2016, at 5:37 p.m.
For the first time, state police are revealing details about where Angel “Tony” Torres was last seen, and who he was with.
With more than 124,000 parking tickets handed out in Maine's largest city last year, the CBS 13 I-Team investigated where drivers are most likely to find a piece of white paper on their windshields.

Where you’re most likely to get a parking ticket in Portland

By Marissa Bodnar, CBS 13 on May 20, 2016, at 2:36 p.m.
With more than 124,000 parking tickets handed out in Maine’s largest city last year, the CBS 13 I-Team investigated where drivers are most likely to find a piece of white paper on their windshields.

Veazie man injured in Portland stabbing dies

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 20, 2016, at 2:09 p.m.
Anthony Best, 31, of Veazie died at Maine Medical Center on Friday morning, according to a statement from Portland police.
Bernard "Bunny" Ross, Jr., as he appeared when he went missing in Aroostook County at the age of 18 in 1977, left, and a computer-generated image of what he might look like today.

Anonymous letter offers potential break in case of Fort Kent man missing since 1977

By Seth Koenig on May 20, 2016, at 1:32 p.m.
“There was always the hope that he’d walk through the door one day.”

Missing 19-year-old woman found safe in Windham

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 20, 2016, at 1:31 p.m.
WESTBROOK | A young woman who recently absconded from a local group home was reported to be found safe in Windham, according to police. Tory Young, 19, who also goes by Vicki Busby, had last been seen around midnight Friday, according to Westbrook police. Later Friday, police reported that …
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Portland police seeking bicycle thieves

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 20, 2016, at 10:54 a.m.
City police are looking to identify two men spotted stealing a bicycle, according to a post on the Portland Police Department’s Facebook page. A silver LL Bean bicycle was taken, according to the post. The public is reminded to document serial numbers for bicycles, as dozens of …
Angel Torres, then 21, went missing from Biddeford around 2 a.m. on May 21, 1999. His family and friends are reportedly offering a $15,000 reward for information that leads to finding him.

Report: Family to raise reward for clues in case of missing Maine man

By Seth Koenig on May 20, 2016, at 10:24 a.m.
The police and Angel Torres’ family have long suspected foul play in the case.
Tory Young

Police seek missing 19-year-old woman with mental health difficulties

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 20, 2016, at 9:40 a.m.
Tory Young, 19, who also goes by Vicki Busby, was last seen around midnight Friday morning with a man named Robert Silver.
BENNETT THERE DONE THAT

TV news shooter spends off-hours searching Maine woods for abandoned cars

on May 20, 2016, at 9:25 a.m.
South Portlander David Hill, like me, is a news shooter. He’s a camera man at Portland television station WGME, CBS 13. When he’s not running and gunning after the biggest story of the day, Hill likes to traipse through the woods, and troll through Maine’s back roads, looking for old …
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Portland police are looking for a man they say was upset about not getting a hamburger Sunday.

Portland police searching for man who was upset about not getting burger

By CBS 13 on May 19, 2016, at 9:51 p.m.
Portland police are looking for a man they say was upset about not getting a hamburger Sunday.
A Portland resident is upset after she said her recycling was tossed in with the trash, and she caught it on camera.

Portland woman upset after recycling thrown into garbage truck

By CBS 13 on May 19, 2016, at 8:04 p.m.
A Portland resident is upset after she said her recycling was tossed in with the trash, and she caught it on camera.
Daniel McNutt

Portland businessman charged with cocaine possession

By CBS 13 on May 19, 2016, at 5:58 p.m.
Daniel McNutt, who owns Unified Parking Partners, which runs several Portland parking lots, was arrested over the weekend.

Parsonsfield woman sentenced for misappropriation of postal funds

By Dawn Gagnon on May 19, 2016, at 5:24 p.m.
A Parsonsfield woman was ordered to undergo two years of probation and pay $2,713.08 in restitution for misappropriation of postal funds during a sentencing hearing Thursday in U.S. District Court.

Woman gets probation, restitution in connection with theft of benefits

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 19, 2016, at 3:31 p.m.
A local woman was sentenced on Thursday to two years of probation in connection with the theft of benefits intended for a friend that had died, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.
Goodwin’s Mills Fire Chief Rod Hooper, left, is looking for a dozen more fire police – people who provide traffic control, crowd control and scene preservation at fires and car crashes. One of their current fire-police officers John Leeman, right, is working to establish the Southern Maine Fire-Police Association to ensure all members have standardized training.

Demand grows in Maine town for fire-police hybrid officers

By Tammy Wells, Journal Tribune on May 19, 2016, at 2:38 p.m.
Fire-police officers control traffic around fire scenes and make sure emergency vehicles have access.
SETH AND THE CITY

Say goodbye to split fingernails. Mainers are reinventing the keychain

on May 19, 2016, at 2:01 p.m.
Donations have been pouring in to fund this project on Kickstarter.
 

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