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Skowhegan man accused of threatening man with knife

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 26, 2016, at 2:41 p.m.
A local man was arrested on Monday after allegedly threatening a family member with a knife, according to Skowhegan police.

Skowhegan man accused of trying to grab officer’s firearm

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 25, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.
A local man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly attempted to grab a police officer’s firearm during a struggle Saturday.

Man steals drugs from Rite Aid pharmacy in Naples

By Christopher Burns on July 23, 2016, at 8:50 a.m.
A man robbed a Rite Aid pharmacy in Naples Friday evening, making off with an undisclosed amount of drugs.
Larry Swett

Anson man arrested in connection with hit and run

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 22, 2016, at 4:02 p.m.
Larry Swett of Anson is accused of leaving the scene of an accident involving injury.

More plead guilty to charges stemming from Dexter drug ring

By Judy Harrison on July 20, 2016, at 2:57 p.m.
Four more people charged in connection with a drug distribution ring that allegedly operated in the Dexter area for a dozen years pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to drug conspiracy charges.
Ashley Boivin

Police: Woman arrested in connection with Waterville stabbing

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 20, 2016, at 1:43 p.m.
A local woman has been arrested in connection with stabbing that sent one man to the hospital Tuesday evening, police said.

Waterville police investigating stabbing

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 20, 2016, at 11:13 a.m.
Police are investigating a stabbing that sent one man to the hospital Tuesday evening.

Two charged in connection with Litchfield camp break-in

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 19, 2016, at 2:01 p.m.
A break-in at a vacant camp on Pleasant Pond has led to charges for a couple.
A felled tree on a road in Strong,

Cleanup begins after powerful storms move through Western Maine

By CBS 13 on July 19, 2016, at 8:24 a.m.
Tom Mauzaka says in his 32 years living in Strong he’s never seen such a powerful storm.
A trash truck driver prepares to dump his load of municipal solid waste at Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. in Orrington on Sept. 17, 2009.

The long history of lobbying behind Maine’s trash fight

By Darren Fishell on July 18, 2016, at 6:10 a.m.
In large part, these efforts centered on the same bills, setting restrictions on new landfill capacity, influencing the state’s waste management priorities and attempting to create new incentives for energy generated from trash.
Guy Stevens

Police arrest two on heroin trafficking charges in Farmington

By CBS 13 on July 15, 2016, at 7:49 a.m.
Assault-style weapons, rifles, shotguns and handguns were seized, Farmington Police said.
Investigators say they're currently looking for a late '90s black Buick Park Avenue that should have some major front-end damage.

Police searching for driver after hit-and-run in Anson

By CBS 13 on July 13, 2016, at 8:46 p.m.
Police are searching for a driver after a couple was hit by a car in Anson.
A ski lift is closed off after it mysteriously collapsed at Sunday River.

Ski lift mysteriously collapses at Sunday River

By CBS 13 on July 13, 2016, at 8:03 p.m.
A ski lift is closed off after it mysteriously collapsed at Sunday River.
Filmmaker Robert Benton received the Maine International Film Festival’'s Lifetime Achievement Award at an awards ceremony on Sunday, July 10.

Author Richard Russo presents MIFF Lifetime Achievement Award to Robert Benton

By Joel Crabtree, Special to the BDN on July 12, 2016, at 2:35 p.m.
He’s won three Academy Awards. And this week he received another special award, right here in Maine. Filmmaker Robert Benton received the Maine International Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award, introduced by author and former Waterville resident Richard Russo as “my teacher, my collaborator, my uninvited co-conspirator, my dear friend.”

Report: Two women die in Litchfield crash

By Dawn Gagnon on July 12, 2016, at 1:39 p.m.
An 82-year-old West Gardiner woman was killed Tuesday when the car she was riding in collided with a tractor-trailer at the intersection of Route 126 and Hallowell Road, a Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office official said Tuesday.
Noah Weeks

Norridgewock man accused of making threats with knives

By Dawn Gagnon on July 11, 2016, at 3:46 p.m.
A Norridgewock man was arrested Sunday night after allegedly threatening to harm an ex-girlfriend and her children with knives and using those knives to damage vehicles, a Somerset County Sheriff’s Office official said Monday.

Clerk hurt during armed robbery at Skowhegan gas station

By Judy Harrison on July 11, 2016, at 1:49 p.m.
A man, who has not been identified, entered the store about 6:20 a.m., struck the attendant and left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police accuse 4 of heroin trafficking in Winthrop

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 09, 2016, at 12:09 p.m.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency recovered $15,000 worth of heroin at a Mount Pisgah Road home Friday after arresting three residents and a Connecticut man during an investigation into drug trafficking in Kennebec County.
Jeremy Erving

Man accused of killing uncle to undergo competency, mental evaluation

By Judy Harrison on July 08, 2016, at 3:22 p.m.
A St. Albans man will undergo a psychological exam to determine if he is competent to assist in his own defense in connection with the death of his uncle
Michael Savage

State police arrest domestic violence suspect after brief manhunt

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 07, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
While troopers were investigating a domestic violence complaint in Clinton, the man fled.