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A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain will make for a messy morning commute across Maine Monday.

Snow, freezing rain to make for slick commute across Maine

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 27, 2017, at 6:55 a.m.
The wet snow falling Monday morning will be followed by a light coating of sleet or ice, according to the National Weather Service.
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Camden Hills Regional High School students get onto a bus after being dismissed from school Friday afternoon. Maria Libby, superintendent of MSAD 28, part of the Five Town CSD, said Wednesday that the vast majority of parents in her district support starting school later.

More Maine schools are opting for later morning starts

By Alex Acquisto on March 25, 2017, at 7:40 a.m.
Midcoast school districts are considering joining the ranks of others in Maine that have delayed the start of the school day.
In January, Sanford Police and the York County Sheriff’s Office assisted state and federal drug agents in the arrest of two people in the largest heroin drug bust in Maine. The combined street value of the fentanyl laced heroin seized in both Maine and Massachusetts was over $1.8 million.

Maine needs more money to investigate fentanyl deaths

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 24, 2017, at 2:51 p.m.
Of the 378 overdose deaths in 2016, 195 were attributed to fentanyl, up from only nine in 2013.
Emma Waddell

Mainers claim prestigious collegiate swimming, hockey honors

on March 24, 2017, at 1:43 p.m.
Emma Waddell of Bangor has been named a 2017 DIII Honda Athlete of the Year nominee, while Brady Fleurent of Biddeford won the 17th Joe Concannon Award.

Man accused of using brother’s name charged in Lebanon robbery

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 24, 2017, at 11:30 a.m.
One of four people arrested in connection with a robbery at the Evergreen Trailer Park a week ago was booked into jail and appeared in court using his brother’s name, according to police.
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Governor Paul LePage attends a maple tree tapping ceremony on a cold day in mid-March. LePage now backs the American Health Care Act and is urging Maine's senators to support it.

LePage now backs GOP health plan, urges support from King, Collins

By Christopher Cousins and Michael Shepherd on March 23, 2017, at 2:22 p.m.
Earlier this month, LePage sent a letter to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan which said of the bill, “early signs do not look encouraging.”
Samantha Goodwin

Four arrested in Lebanon after cash robbery at trailer park

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 21, 2017, at 10:21 a.m.
The reported robbery occurred at around 2:30 p.m. Friday.

Old Orchard Beach man tries to kill ants with matches, sets house on fire

By Dawn Gagnon on March 20, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.
A 21-year-old man trying to exterminate ants in the basement on Saturday started a fire that destroyed his parents’ home in Old Orchard Beach.
Matthew Kishimoto, 26, of Berwick.

Berwick man charged with domestic assault, kidnapping

Bangor Daily News on March 19, 2017, at 2:09 p.m.
Matthew Kishimoto, 26, was charged with kidnapping, criminal threatening with a firearm, domestic violence assault with strangulation, OUI and failure to stop for an officer.
Mark O'Brien

York County men accused of firing gun out car window, striking home

By Nick McCrea on March 17, 2017, at 9:58 a.m.
A pair of York County men face charges after police say they fired a handgun from a vehicle, possibly striking at least one home, according to York County Sheriff William King.
John Daley

Tip leads to arrest of Eliot man who admits to 80 burglaries

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 16, 2017, at 12:02 p.m.
John Daley, 54, was charged Monday with 40 burglaries committed in York County.
Kenneth Brown

Two in custody, one sought in Waterboro drug buy gone bad

By Tammy Wells, Journal Tribune on March 15, 2017, at 6:33 p.m.
Kenneth Brown arrived at the Waterboro residence to purchase drugs when he was threatened with a 12-gauge shotgun.
Matthew Coito died of a gunshot wound, while his wife Sue Kim Coito was found dead near the house.

Plot thickens in Arundel couple’s mysterious deaths

By Alan Bennett, Journal Tribune on March 13, 2017, at 7:01 p.m.
“No one else was involved in this sad story other than the husband and wife.”

‘An exciting time’ of growth, innovation at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

By Deborah McDermott, Portsmouth Herald on March 13, 2017, at 8:04 a.m.
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Blaze maintenance man Robert McClure tries to keep on top of the falling snow so there's a clear path to the business in Bangor, Feb. 13, 2017.

Winter storm on track to dump a foot of snow across Maine this week

By Dawn Gagnon on March 12, 2017, at 3:18 p.m.
A snowstorm could drop nearly a foot of snow as it passes over Maine Tuesday and into Wednesday.
John Scabia Jr.

Body of missing hiker found in Newfield

By CBS 13 on March 10, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.
The York County Sheriff’s Office said they have found the body of missing Newfield hiker John Scabia Jr.
Sue Kim Coito

Body of missing Arundel woman found near home

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 10, 2017, at 11:22 a.m.
The three-day search for a missing Arundel woman with Alzheimer’s disease, whose husband was found dead in their Campground Road home, ended Friday when her body was located less than 400 yards from her home, state police say.
Police continue to search for a missing Arundel woman whose husband was found dead in their home.

Search continues for missing Arundel woman whose husband was found dead

By Dawn Gagnon on March 09, 2017, at 5:52 p.m.
Sue Kim Coito is 5-feet, 2-inches tall, weighs about 130 pounds and is of Korean descent and has severe Alzheimer’s disease.
Kerry Rear

Body of missing Sanford woman found

By Danielle McLean on March 08, 2017, at 8:49 p.m.
Kerry Malanya Rear, 40, had been missing since Jan. 22. Her body was found a short distance from the convenience store where she was last seen.
The York County Sheriff's Office says State Police have been called in.

Arundel man’s death deemed suspicious, wife missing

By Danielle McLean on March 08, 2017, at 4:20 p.m.
Police are on the scene of a home on Campground Road in Arundel.