Stories about Maine Department of Public Safety


Maine State Police lieutenant not disciplined after gun went off inside

By Dawn Gagnon on May 18, 2013, at 9:42 a.m.
Bryan Wood, 23

Two men arrested in latest Lewiston fires

By Dawn Gagnon on May 10, 2013, at 9:55 p.m.

Maine state trooper’s handgun discharges during staff meeting Wednesday

By Andrew Neff on Feb. 27, 2013, at 7:07 p.m.
Workmen erect a fence around the remains of Bluff Road duplex in Bath Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, which burned after a propane leak and explosion killing neighbor Dale Ann Fussell, 64, Tuesday morning.

‘So many things were happening’ for woman who died in Bath duplex explosion

By Beth Brogan on Feb. 13, 2013, at 12:47 p.m.
Four people were shot near this Lamoine home on Sunday, March 11, 2012.

Ellsworth hospital recognized for response to quadruple shooting

By Kevin Miller on May 23, 2012, at 3:56 p.m.

Fatalities on Maine roads up 53 percent compared with this time last year

By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 14, 2012, at 6:13 p.m.

Police identify Old Orchard Beach man whose death considered ‘highly suspicious’

The Associated Press on April 21, 2012, at 2:28 p.m.
Handgun and rifle sales are up at G3 Firearms in Turner, owner Chris Jordan said. "The phone started ringing 20 minutes before the shop opened and within 40 minutes, we were looking for seven different guns that I don't have in the shop," Jordan said.

Waiting list for concealed weapons permits grows in Maine

By Christopher Williams, Sun Journal on March 17, 2012, at 6:18 a.m.
Trista Reynolds talks about her daughter Ayla, who went missing in December, during an interview in Portland with the Bangor Daily News on Wednesday evening.

Mother to take polygraph test in case of missing Ayla Reynolds

By Christopher Cousins on Jan. 16, 2012, at 3:24 p.m.

Chiefs worry about waiting for fire investigations

By Christopher Cousins on Oct. 18, 2011, at 5:33 p.m.
Mary Hoskins

North Anson woman charged with burning her own home in 2008

on Sept. 30, 2011, at 7:28 p.m.
Maine Bureau of Highway Safety staffer Johannah Oberg (center) works on a driving simulator with a couple of unidentified high school students at Bonny Eagle High School recently.

Police to train on simulators to educate teen drivers on dangers of texting

By Jen Lynds on Sept. 28, 2011, at 6:19 p.m.
Amy Lake with her children Monica and Coty in an undated photo.

Psychological autopsy being conducted on Dexter murder-suicide

By Diana Bowley on Sept. 23, 2011, at 11:55 a.m.

Maine groups getting $1M to help fight violence against women

The Associated Press on Sept. 18, 2011, at 9:39 a.m.

Lebanon men facing charges after cocaine bust

By Ryan McLaughlin on Aug. 22, 2011, at 6:22 p.m.
Jack Coffey

Man who led police on chase arrested in Biddeford

on Aug. 18, 2011, at 7:08 p.m.
Farmington Police Officer Wayne Drake stands outside the Margaret Chase Smith apartment Tuesday morning.

Police: Be on the lookout for man who fatally attacked elderly woman in Farmington

By Ann Bryant, Sun Journal on June 21, 2011, at 9:33 p.m.

Damage in fatal Tremont fire too extensive to pinpoint cause

By Christopher Cousins on June 01, 2011, at 4:19 p.m.

Maine crime rate rises 3.6 percent in 2010

The Associated Press on May 25, 2011, at 10:28 a.m.

Bills would restructure sex offender registry, stiffen penalties against convicts

By Kevin Miller on May 09, 2011, at 8:03 p.m.