Articles by CBS 13

Zach Johnson

Auburn teen dies after courageous battle with cancer

By CBS 13 on June 25, 2016, at 2:59 p.m.
The Edward Little High School community is grieving tonight, two weeks after senior Zach Johnson graduated. Zach died just a few days ago, after a three-year battle with cancer.
Garrett G. Brosnan

Brunswick officer resigns after arrest for sending naked photos to undercover agent

By CBS 13 on June 25, 2016, at 2:49 p.m.
The Brunswick police officer arrested after federal agents said he tried to send naked photos of himself to a 14-year-old girl resigned on Saturday.
Pictures from the Maine Forest Rangers show the damage from above.

Firefighters save homes from woods fire on Sheep Island

By CBS 13 on June 25, 2016, at 2:37 p.m.
Several homes were saved and a 4-acre woods fire contained on an island off the coast of Harpswell Friday, a fire that remains under investigation.

Hampton Beach sand sculptures damaged in act of vandalism

By CBS 13 on June 25, 2016, at 12:42 p.m.
The Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Competition has reported damage to five sculptures. The damage is believed to be caused by intentional vandalism and not weather or faulty construction.
Samuel Chernin, 24 of Sanford was charged with unlawful possession of a schedule W drug and possession of hypodermic apparatuses after North Berwick officers found cocaine, Suboxone, marijuana, a scale and several hypodermic needles.

Sanford man charged in drug bust

By CBS 13 on June 25, 2016, at 12:11 p.m.
A Saturday morning traffic stop in North Berwick landed a Sanford resident in jail after drugs and drug paraphernalia were found in his car.
Zachariah Sherburne in court.

DA dismisses charges against ex-school employee accused of impregnating student

By CBS 13 on June 24, 2016, at 3:39 p.m.
The Oxford County District Attorney’s Office said Friday afternoon it is dismissing all charges against former SAD 55 employee Zachariah Sherburne.

Portland Crime Scene Unit on scene near ferry terminal

By CBS 13 on June 22, 2016, at 8:33 a.m.
Police said it is a recovery effort.
Passengers wait to board their flights at Portland International Jetport in this 2013 Bangor Daily News file photo.

Portland Jetport loses thumb drive with personal info of 950 employees

By CBS 13 on June 22, 2016, at 7:24 a.m.
The personal information includes names, addresses, birthdates and social security numbers.
This 2010 file photo provided by the New Hampshire State Police shows Celina Cass of West Stewartstown, N.H.

Stepfather charged with murder in 2011 death of NH girl, 11

By CBS 13 on June 21, 2016, at 8:26 a.m.
CONCORD, New Hampshire — A New Hampshire man is charged with the murder of his stepdaughter nearly five years after her death. Eleven-year-old Celina Cass was reported missing from her home on July 26, 2011. Six days later, her body was recovered from the Connecticut River. Her stepfather, Wendell Noyes, …
Dawn Kenniston

Portland elementary school principal charged with OUI

By CBS 13 on June 20, 2016, at 4:07 p.m.
A Portland elementary school principal has been charged with one count of operating under the influence.

Fire destroys house, barn in Waterboro

By CBS 13 on June 20, 2016, at 8:14 a.m.
Officials say a gas grill likely started the fire.

Body of missing Arundel woman found

By CBS 13 on June 20, 2016, at 7:40 a.m.
A preliminary cause of death appears to be drowning.
A fire raged through nearly 4 acres in Lebanon on Friday.

Multiple departments battle wildfire in Lebanon

By CBS 13 on June 18, 2016, at 10:46 a.m.
Crews battled their way down steep slopes covered in slash-cut wood.
Crews were at the scene of a house fire in South Portland on Friday morning.

Fire crews battle blaze at South Portland house

By CBS 13 on June 17, 2016, at 11 a.m.
Crews were at the scene of a house fire in South Portland on Friday morning.

Camden woman accused of stealing dog in Vermont

By CBS 13 on June 17, 2016, at 10:09 a.m.
Police charged Melanie Vangel, 20, with petite larceny.
Kimberly Hill

Death of Wiscasset woman in The Forks ruled accidental

By CBS 13 on June 17, 2016, at 8:29 a.m.
Maine State Police say she jumped from a moving pickup in The Forks last March.
Matthew Foster

Police: Search for Scarborough man is ‘recovery effort’

By CBS 13 on June 16, 2016, at 5:54 p.m.
The search for a missing Scarborough man officially became a “recovery effort.”
The high-speed ferry known as The Cat

High-speed ferry begins service in Portland

By CBS 13 on June 16, 2016, at 9:15 a.m.
The first ferry to Nova Scotia left around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Toby Keith performs on stage at the Bangor Waterfront on Saturday, July 9, 2011.

Toby Keith concert to support Maine Troop Greeters Museum

By CBS 13 on June 16, 2016, at 6:57 a.m.
A dollar from every ticket purchased for his July 21 concert will go towards the fundraising campaign for the Maine Troop Greeters Museum.
Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling

Portland plans to remove transgender restrictions from employee health care plan

By CBS 13 on June 15, 2016, at 2:24 p.m.
“It is the public policy of the city to prohibit discrimination against transgender people.”