Burton Hagar

Bail set for Maine man charged with 1979 death of infant son

By Beth Brogan on June 16, 2017, at 10:56 a.m.
Fryeburg Police officers walk with the vehicle carrying the Desjardins family and the cremated remains of fallen Fryeburg police officer Nathan M. Desjardins following the Law Enforcement Tribute at the Augusta Civic Center on Friday morning where thousands came to honor the fallen officer.

Law enforcement honors Fryeburg officer who died in line of duty

By Judy Harrison on June 16, 2017, at 8:17 a.m.
Hundreds of law enforcement and emergency services personnel were expected to attend a tribute to Fryeburg police Officer Nathan M. Desjardins.
Chestnut Street in downtown Lewiston is pictured on August 30, 2016.

Lewiston and Auburn have a name ready if they merge

By CBS 13 on June 09, 2017, at 1:58 p.m.
And the winner is: Lewiston-Auburn.
Austin "Jack" DeCoster (left), owner of Wright County Egg, and his son Peter DeCoster testify before the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on the “Outbreak of Salmonella in Eggs” on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 22, 2010.

Egg mogul DeCoster and son seek to serve prison sentences in New Hampshire

By Doug Alden, The New Hampshire Union Leader on June 08, 2017, at 2:12 p.m.
Eggs produced and distributed by Quality Egg were linked to 1,939 reported illnesses in a nationwide salmonella outbreak.
Nathan Desjardins

Officer dies of injury suffered during boat rescue

By CBS 13 on June 07, 2017, at 4:39 p.m.
A Fryeburg officer has died after suffering a severe head injury in a boating crash.
The Paris Fire Department doused a vehicle fire Sunday night in a sand pit off Oxford Street. The vehicle that was destroyed was one of three reported stolen over the weekend, according to the Lewiston Sun Journal.

Report: Jeep stolen from Otisfield found in flames

By Nick McCrea on June 06, 2017, at 10:33 a.m.
The Oxford County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the thefts.

Clouds, rain to move across Maine on Memorial Day

By Judy Harrison on May 28, 2017, at 2:38 p.m.
Rain showers will slowly move from New Hampshire into Maine on Memorial Day before settling in for the rest of the week, according to the weather service.
Lexis Lamothe, 16, contacted her family after she was reported missing.

Missing Auburn teen calls family after being reported missing

By Judy Harrison on May 28, 2017, at 12:11 p.m.
A 16-year-old girl reported who had not been seen since Thursday called her family Saturday and is safe.
Auburn police are looking for Lexis Lamothe, 16, after her family filed a missing person's report. She was last seen on Thursday.

Auburn police searching for missing teen

By CBS 13 on May 27, 2017, at 1:52 p.m.
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a teenager not seen since Thursday, whose father believes she may have gone to meet up with an older man.
Matt and Rosie Graham, standing in front of a family portrait.

Parents say Maine’s mental health system failed suicidal daughter

By Patty Wight on May 27, 2017, at 10:01 a.m.
Anie Graham’s parents say there should be distinct protocols to help kids at risk of suicide, and properly trained providers who are available to help.
Benny Carrasco, a licensed medical marijuana caregiver and owner of Central Maine Flower, will move his plants from Bangor with an eye toward growing more plants for the recreational marijuana market once those rules are established.

Bangor company buys 8.2 acres to grow recreational marijuana in Greene

By Kathryn Skelton on May 25, 2017, at 2:45 p.m.
Central Maine Flower has bought the shuttered Town & Country Foods with long-term plans to grow recreational marijuana in the former 13,340-square-foot former meat operation.

Wardens search for man who went missing while fishing in Porter

By CBS 13 on May 25, 2017, at 12:28 p.m.
Wardens said the man’s family reported him missing Thursday morning.
Joshua J. Brown

Police: Man kidnapped woman off street, sexually assaulted her

By CBS 13 on May 25, 2017, at 11:57 a.m.
Police said 41-year-old Joshua J. Brown, of Rumford, was arrested Wednesday evening.
A pedestrian was hit by a tractor-trailer in Lewiston early Thursday morning.

Police: Tractor-trailer runs over sleeping man in Lewiston

By CBS 13 on May 25, 2017, at 6:55 a.m.
A pedestrian was hit by a tractor-trailer in Lewiston early Thursday morning.
Audrey Tripp and her children, Elijah, 8, and Adele, 7, play with Cecilly, a baby Nigerian dwarf goat at their Auburn home. The Tripp family was given permission from the city to keep two goats as pets. But the city is now saying the family can not keep the goats because there's an ordinance against it.

Maine city OKs pet goats, then tells family they have to go

By Lindsay Tice on May 24, 2017, at 10:04 a.m.
“I don’t understand why we can’t just keep them. It doesn’t seem like it’s hurting anything. We already had permission.”

Moxie Fest founder, Lisbon ‘icon’ dies at 77

By Kathleen Pierce on May 23, 2017, at 2:37 p.m.
He didn’t invent the drink, but he kept it alive.
Dean Pascal

Pennsylvania man accused of running Auburn prostitution ring

By Dawn Gagnon on May 18, 2017, at 2:51 p.m.
A 65-year-old Pennsylvania man was arrested on a felony sex charge Wednesday after Auburn police uncovered a prostitution operation running out of a local hotel.

Judge dismisses welfare fraud charges against Lewiston man

on May 16, 2017, at 7:41 a.m.
A judge dismissed more than a dozen welfare fraud charges against a Lewiston man just days before his trial was supposed to begin, the Sun Journal reports.
The little Chihuahua the shelter named Motto had a severe case of dental disease, one of the worst they've ever seen.

Elderly dog recovering after being found in trash

By Jennifer Long, WGME on May 11, 2017, at 10:32 a.m.
A Lewiston shelter is searching for the owner of a dog after it was found in the trash.
Lewiston Mayor Robert Macdonald

Report: Lewiston mayor assures immigrants there’s no ICE ‘bogeyman’

on May 09, 2017, at 7:15 p.m.
“Immigrants who are here legally … have nothing to worry about.”