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Norwegian tourist who threatened to kill Portland police officers gets 15 months

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 16, 2017, at 6:49 p.m.
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on Feb. 16, 2017, at 6:45 p.m.
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Taco Trio reopens; it’s time to get out of the house

on Feb. 16, 2017, at 6:45 p.m.
Devin Brown

Man indicted on manslaughter charge connected to Windham hit-and-run death

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 16, 2017, at 5:57 p.m.
Refugees take an oath of allegiance at City Hall in Portland as they become naturalized U.S. citizens.

On the day of a controversial talk on immigration, here are some facts on what it means for Maine

By Jake Bleiberg on Feb. 16, 2017, at 3 p.m.
In the interest of having an informed debate, here are some facts about immigration in Maine and America.
Rebecca Perry (left) and her daughter, Gretchen Perry, are shown in a family photo. Rebecca Perry, 38, was killed and Gretchen Perry, now 16, was severely injured on Dec. 1 in a crash in Windham. Justin Perry, Rebecca's husband and Gretchen's father, has sued Philip J. Macri, 28, of Hiram for damages. Macri has been charged with manslaughter and drunken driving.

Judge grants $2M attachment on house, assets of man charged with manslaughter

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 16, 2017, at 1:25 p.m.
A judge granted a motion for a $2 million attachment on the property of a Hiram man accused of killing a Steep Falls woman and seriously injuring her daughter in a crash while driving drunk.
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Lawsuit names alleged gunman in 2014 Sangillo’s shooting

on Feb. 15, 2017, at 6:45 p.m.
The former Sangillo's Tavern in Portland.

Two high-profile Portland shootings linked by same alleged gunman

By Jake Bleiberg on Feb. 15, 2017, at 3:45 p.m.
Police still have not made an arrest in the 2014 shooting, which they have called “complicated.”
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.

Biddeford parents upset that buried bus stops forced kids to stand in the street

By CBS 13 on Feb. 15, 2017, at 8:02 a.m.
Parents were outraged on Tuesday that their children were forced to wait in the street because school bus stops were buried under snow.

Scarborough man charged in fatal hit-and-run of bicyclist

By CBS 13 on Feb. 15, 2017, at 6:04 a.m.
Devin Brown, 33, was charged Tuesday with manslaughter, aggravated criminal OUI, aggravated assault and leaving the scene of an accident involving serious bodily injury or death.
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Man describes daring rescue of teenage girl from frozen Maine lake

By CBS 13 on Feb. 14, 2017, at 7:52 p.m.
The sheriff’s office said the men put themselves in harm’s way for a stranger and is calling them heroes.
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The Valentine Phantom speaks

on Feb. 14, 2017, at 6:45 p.m.
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The Valentine Phantom speaks

on Feb. 14, 2017, at 6:45 p.m.
Paper hearts go up on Valentine's Day eve in Monument Square as Portlanders sleep.

A rare look at how the mysterious ‘Valentine Phantom’ covers Portland with red hearts

By Kathleen Pierce on Feb. 14, 2017, at 11:40 a.m.
BDN Portland followed along for the evening to see how the Valentine Phantom works. In return, the bandit insisted on anonymity.
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Fake news, racism and an unfinished bridge: A Portland soldier’s story

on Feb. 14, 2017, at 7:40 a.m.
By April, inflamed by fake newsmakers of the day at the New York Journal and the New York World, the United States was at war with Spain.
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The SoPo bar where Ted Williams partied might close

on Feb. 13, 2017, at 6:45 p.m.
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.
The Griffin Club, which started out as a mom and pop shop and has welcomed sports figures for a half century, can be seen in South Portland in this June 2016 file photo.

South Portland bar where sports titans partied at risk of closing

By Jake Bleiberg on Feb. 13, 2017, at 2:47 p.m.
“For the price [the owner] is asking, some out-of-stater is probably going to come in knocking it down and putting up a bunch of condos.”