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Nathan Damigo explains his beliefs in a YouTube video

Bangor father of white nationalist who organized Charlottesville protest ‘disappointed’ in him

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 15, 2017, at 6:09 p.m.
“They divided people [in prison] by race,” Lodge said. “It was really where he was radicalized in his thinkings about race.”
Nathan Damigo explains his beliefs in a YouTube video.

Organizer of Charlottesville white nationalist rally has Maine roots

By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Aug. 15, 2017, at 8:01 a.m.
Nathan Damigo, 31, who founded California-based Identity Evropa, was one of the key organizers of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
A Maine state trooper suffered minor injuries after he collided with a pickup truck and tractor-trailer while responding to a burglary in progress.

State trooper injured after colliding with two vehicles in Casco

By CBS 13 on Aug. 15, 2017, at 7:38 a.m.
A Maine state trooper was injured Monday after his cruiser collided with a pickup truck and tractor-trailer.
Downtown Bangor in the early evening.

Website names Bangor top city in Maine to start business

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 14, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Bangor outperformed Portland and Lewiston on WalletHub’s list of the Best & Worst Small Cities to Start a Business.
An aggressive fox (not pictured) has been involved in several incidents in Lewiston.

Lewiston police warn of aggressive fox

By CBS 13 on Aug. 12, 2017, at 11:03 a.m.
The fox is suspected to be rabid after attacking two people in two days.
A member of a hazardous materials response team onsite in Lewiston investigates an unknown powder discovered in an envelope that caused authorities to shut down a city block

Police: Powder that shut down Lewiston city block ‘not dangerous’

By CBS 13 on Aug. 08, 2017, at 10:20 a.m.
Police identified the substance but did not reveal what it was because the investigation is ongoing.
Crews are on scene of a hazmat situation in Lewiston.

White, powdery substance found at Lewiston building forces evacuation

By CBS 13 on Aug. 07, 2017, at 11:23 a.m.
Lewiston police say a hazmat team is investigating after a white powdery substance was found at the Violations Bureau, which handles traffic tickets.
The scene after police shot out the tires of a front loader on Interstate 95 last year.

Officer who shot at front-end loader stolen by teens justified, AG’s office says

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 01, 2017, at 1:01 a.m.
The chase concluded near mile 71 of the turnpike when St. Laurent fired at the tire.
Rescue crews fought a fire at a three-story apartment building on Cumberland Street in Rumford Saturday afternoon. Between 16 and 20 people have been displaced by the fire, according to the Red Cross. (Tony Wentzell photo courtesy of CBS 13)

Fire destroys Rumford apartment building, displaces 22 people

By CBS 13 on July 29, 2017, at 6:23 p.m.
No one was injured in the blaze.
When he was brought to the Greater Androscoggin County Humane Society, the little Chihuahua was in terrible condition, with a severe infection in his mouth, rotting away his teeth.

Lewiston dog thrown out with trash gets makeover, new home

By CBS 13 on July 29, 2017, at 10:25 a.m.
The new owner of a dog found abandoned near a dumpster in Lewiston says she couldn’t be happier that “Motto” is part of her family.
Snow Falls in West Paris

Maine teen hits rock, fractures spine while ledge-jumping over falls

Bangor Daily News on July 28, 2017, at 11:43 a.m.
“I heard him hit the water,” Sonya Martin, the teen’s mom, said. “When he comes up I heard him make a noise … but then he started screaming.”

Police: Officer shot dog that attacked him in Lisbon

By Beth Brogan on July 27, 2017, at 11:47 a.m.
A Lisbon police officer responding to a call Wednesday afternoon in Lisbon shot a dog that attacked him, according to police.
The sign outside the Oxford Casino in a 2011 file photo.

Two pedestrians killed on Route 26 outside Oxford Casino

By Nick McCrea on July 26, 2017, at 10:02 a.m.
The pedestrians were crossing around 11 p.m. when they were struck by a pickup.
Trinity Nave was last seen around 11 p.m. Sunday.

Auburn police search for missing teen

By CBS 13 on July 25, 2017, at 3:01 p.m.
Auburn police are asking for help in finding a missing 15-year-old girl.
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.
Lorretta Pottle of Lewiston said a man who claimed to be a landlord stole $980 from her, but an anonymous donor gave her that much money and more to help find a new place to live.

Maine rental scam victim says anonymous donor ‘saved my family’

By Marissa Bodnar, CBS 13 on July 21, 2017, at 3:29 p.m.
“It’s given me part of my faith in humanity back, it really has,” said Lorretta Pottle, who lost $980 to an apartment rental scam in Lewiston.
Rumford Elementary School teacher Sarah Lambert stocks her school's small food pantry. The school is one of many across Maine that has added new services beyond the classroom in recent years.

As tax bases erode, rural schools struggle to meet students’ basic needs

By Robbie Feinberg on July 18, 2017, at 5:45 a.m.
Educators say they’re taking on responsibilities they’ve never had before: providing extra food, medical services and even washers and dryers to clean students’ clothes.
The Portland Press Herald and Maine Today Media offices in One City Center in Portland.

Owner of Portland Press Herald to purchase Lewiston Sun Journal

By Darren Fishell on July 17, 2017, at 3:53 p.m.
The owner of the Portland Press Herald and a chain of midcoast newspapers has reached a deal to buy the assets of the Lewiston Sun Journal and its affiliated papers.
Officer Travis Barnies of the Auburn Police Department holds a snake caught in a car Tuesday.

Man tells Auburn police he’d rather burn his car than touch garter snake inside it

By Tony Reaves on July 13, 2017, at 11:31 a.m.
“Caller is afraid of snakes and would rather burn the car than touch the snake.”
Emily Pooler of Auburn in an undated photograph. Pooler is now 11 and needs a kidney transplant.

Maine girl, 11, who is missing lower spine, turns to social media for new kidney

Bangor Daily News on July 10, 2017, at 6:42 p.m.
“She’s been a fighter since birth, and she’s proven to doctors that anything is possible,” her said.