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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.”
Bill Fuller, 75, of Clinton crashed in an ultra-light airplane Tuesday in woods off Neck Road in Benton. Fuller sustained cuts and bruises.

Clinton man, 75, walks away from plane crash in Benton

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 15, 2017, at 3:14 p.m.
A 75-year-old Clinton man walked away from an ultra-light plane crash Tuesday with just cuts and bruises, police said.
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.

Family settles lawsuit against teacher accused of putting bag on daughter’s head

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 14, 2017, at 11:23 a.m.
The family will receive about $5,500 for past expenses for counseling and the girl’s computer and education costs. About $9,500 will be deposited into a trust account for the girl’s future counseling and educational expenses.
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Two people stop to comfort Joseph Culver (center) of Charlottesville, Virginia, as he kneels at a late night vigil to pay his respect for a friend injured in a car attack on counter protesters after the "Unite the Right" rally organized by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, Aug. 12, 2017.

Mainers rally in support of Charlottesville victims

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 13, 2017, at 1:23 p.m.
People from across the state are organizing vigils and rallies to stand in solidarity with the victims of the weekend violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one dead and 19 injured.

Maine man accused of terrorizing small children by burning furniture, smashing TV

By Beth Brogan on Aug. 08, 2017, at 3:43 p.m.
Chase Hunter, 23, is scheduled to appear in Androscoggin County court on Sept. 6,.

Maine woman allegedly stole flip flops, forced girl to watch her defecate

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 07, 2017, at 4:09 p.m.
Chrystal Rose allegedly entered a Livermore Falls home Friday afternoon and told a 13-year-old girl who was home alone that she had a weapon.

Florida motorcyclist treated at hospital after striking, killing goat in Maine

By Beth Brogan on Aug. 07, 2017, at 3:49 p.m.
Gregory Pierce of Mount Plymouth, Florida, was traveling north on Route 132 in Wales on a motorcycle when he struck a goat that ran into the road.
The family of Ben Cross, including brother Ryan Cross (from left), mother Valerie Cross and father Robert Cross.

Family of Maine U.S. Marine feared dead off Australia’s coast speaks

By CBS 13 on Aug. 07, 2017, at 3:26 p.m.
The parents and brother of Ben call their loss “unbearable” and express their condolences to the families of the other two Marines lost at sea.
Maine author Liam Burnell with his book, "Take Courage, America."

Maine author starts cross-country walk to urge fellow Americans to ‘calm down’

By Deborah McDermott, The York Weekly on Aug. 04, 2017, at 3:52 p.m.
Liam Burnell is promoting his ideas, which he wrote in the book, “Take Courage, America,” to all who will listen to his words.

Men charged with arson after car found on fire in Waterville parking lot

By Nick McCrea on Aug. 04, 2017, at 8:44 a.m.
Two men from out of state face arson charges after they allegedly set a vehicle ablaze in a Waterville parking lot Wednesday morning.
Wiscasset Police Chief Jeff Lange

Scammers are using a local police department’s phone number to target Mainers

By Abigail Adams on Aug. 02, 2017, at 12:39 p.m.
“They want you to say yes, so they can record your name and voice.”
The Skowhegan apartment building where police arrested Stephanie Freeman, 28, on a charge of endangering the welfare of a child.

Neighbor defends mom who was arrested: ‘She may drink [but] she’s not a bad mother’

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 02, 2017, at 12:16 p.m.
“Let her get the help she needs. Let her move on with her life. Let her get her daughter back.”
Kay Grindall has been doing shorthand for 50 years, and taught it for 30. She started the club to help shorthand writers stay in touch with their skills and each other.

These former Maine secretaries top 60 words per minute — in shorthand

By Jennifer Mitchell, Maine Public on July 29, 2017, at 3:19 p.m.
The Maine Shorthand Writers Association has been coming together about once a month for almost 15 years to have lunch, practice those squiggles known as shorthand and swap stories about their office days.
Dakota

Judge agrees to deal that allows pardoned husky to live

By Judy Harrison on July 24, 2017, at 2:29 p.m.
A District Court judge approved a deal that will allow Dakota to live out the rest of her days.
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.
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.

West Newfield woman, 48, dies in St. Albans camper fire

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 17, 2017, at 11:53 a.m.
A West Newfield woman died in a camper fire Saturday when a lit candle ignited a blanket.

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.