Articles by CBS 13

 
Maine Forest Ranger Zach Monroe dousing the wildfire near Brandy Pond.

Lightning strike sparks fire in Hancock County

By CBS 13 on July 23, 2017, at 1:15 p.m.
The lightning struck Saturday afternoon in the woods near Brandy Pond in northern Hancock County, near the town of Great Pond.
The York County Sheriff's Office is warning about fake $100 bills that have shown up in at least three towns.

Fake $100 bills circulating around southern Maine

By CBS 13 on July 23, 2017, at 8:39 a.m.
The sheriff’s office is warning shop owners and clerks to be on the lookout for the bogus Benjamins.
Friday afternoon, a motorcyclist was seriously injured when he was struck by a car in Norridgewock.

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Somerset County crash

By CBS 13 on July 22, 2017, at 2:38 p.m.
John Kennard, 73, of Madison was traveling north on Perkins Street and was crossing the intersection when he struck the motorcyclist, John Grace.

Portland man arrested after robbing, assaulting cab driver

By CBS 13 on July 22, 2017, at 2:29 p.m.
Dominic Deas, 40, of Portland is being held on $35,000 bail at the Cumberland County Jail on charges of armed robbery and aggravated assault.
The Coast Guard are looking for two potentially missing kayakers in Casco Bay Saturday morning.

Coast Guard ends search after kayaks found in Casco Bay

By CBS 13 on July 22, 2017, at 9:45 a.m.
Around 7:30 a.m. Saturday, the U.S. Coast Guard was informed about two unmanned kayaks found in Casco Bay.
A residential neighborhood near Bates College in Lewiston. Police there have been fielding complaints about noisy college students living off-campus.

Lewiston police take steps to tone down rowdy behavior by Bates students

By CBS 13 on July 21, 2017, at 4:37 p.m.
Beginning later this year, when a resident calls to report a residential disturbance in a home occupied by Bates students, the police will be sending their officers instead of calling college security.
National Weather Service officials say a microburst is likely to blame for recent property damage in Kingfield.

Possible microburst to blame for ripping roof off Maine hardware store

By CBS 13 on July 20, 2017, at 12:32 p.m.
It’s a cleanup that may take days, after a storm that took only minutes.
The city of Portland is part of a new national program with the U.S. Forest Service.

If federal agents come knocking, they may just want to count your trees

By CBS 13 on July 19, 2017, at 11:56 a.m.
The city of Portland is part of a new national program with the U.S. Forest Service.
A Windham home was heavily damaged after a fire Monday morning.

Windham home heavily damaged after fire

By CBS 13 on July 17, 2017, at 11:28 a.m.
A Windham home was heavily damaged after a fire Monday morning.
Northern Lights & Milky Way at Pemaquid Point in 2013.

Northern lights may be visible in Maine Sunday night

By CBS 13 on July 16, 2017, at 12:13 p.m.
The National Weather Service tweeted that the best time for aurora watching would be around 2 a.m. Monday, providing the weather remains clear.

Woman stabbed in Rumford, flown to hospital

By CBS 13 on July 15, 2017, at 12:01 p.m.
The victim was flown to Central Maine Medical Center by LifeFlight. Her name and current condition have not been released.
The city of Portland’s pilot program to help panhandlers find work needs donations.

Portland seeking donations to help pay panhandlers

By CBS 13 on July 14, 2017, at 4:55 p.m.
In the program, panhandlers earn money for cleaning up public areas the city normally doesn’t have time to get to.
The Yarmouth Clam Festival is now less than two weeks away, and while some parade goers have already picked out, and locked up, their spots, others are accused of taking that tradition too far.

Clam Festival parade ‘tradition’ irks some Yarmouth residents

By CBS 13 on July 13, 2017, at 6:05 p.m.
Big chairs, little chairs, old chairs, lawn chairs and ropes line up along Main Street weeks before the annual parade.
The medical examiner ruled Wendy Douglass’ death a homicide as a result of blunt force head trauma.

Court documents reveal shocking details in Jay murder

By CBS 13 on July 13, 2017, at 5:41 p.m.
“Wendy I love you. You ruin my love. I already know you cheat on me. You lie lie lie a lot. Ted,” read a note written by the suspect found at the scene.
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly in formation at the Great State of Maine Air Show in 2015.

Blue Angels to star in Great State of Maine Air Show

By CBS 13 on July 11, 2017, at 2:37 p.m.
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will star in the upcoming Great State of Maine Air Show Aug. 26-27.
Katherine Moxham, 46, of Kennebunk died after she was hit by a truck while bicycling.

Kennebunk cyclist killed in crash remembered as ‘positive and kind’

By CBS 13 on July 11, 2017, at 10:52 a.m.
Many in Kennebunk are mourning the loss of a beloved community member who was struck and killed while riding her bike.

Wardens search for pontoon boat in Lyman hit-and-run

By CBS 13 on July 10, 2017, at 8:54 p.m.
Fire officials said it happened in shallow water near the shore.

Video: Man spots shark near Maine beach

By CBS 13 on July 10, 2017, at 5:21 p.m.
A man said he spotted a large shark off Higgins Beach in Scarborough on Sunday.
Storm winds forced an evacuation of the Down East Lobster Roll Festival at Thompson's Point in Portland on Saturday.

Violent storms cause chaos, destroy lobster roll event

By CBS 13 on July 10, 2017, at 10:30 a.m.
A line of strong, fast-moving thunderstorms across Maine and New Hampshire took down trees, electricity and events Saturday.
A boat collision on Wadleigh Pond in Lyman caused one boat to sink as the other boat fled the scene just before midnight Saturday.

Boater flees scene after colliding with another boat that sank

By CBS 13 on July 10, 2017, at 10:14 a.m.
A boat collision on Wadleigh Pond in Lyman caused one boat to sink as the other boat fled the scene just before midnight Saturday.