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 2019-07-24 01:13 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Sanford arson suspects arrested...

PORTLAND (WGME) Officials at the York County Jail confirm that two suspects wanted in connection with an arson fire in Sanford have now been arrested. Authorities say 25-year-old Johnathan Cox was arrested by Sanford police Tuesday night, and 23-year-old ...

 2019-07-24 01:13 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Sanford arson suspects arrested...

PORTLAND (WGME) Officials at the York County Jail confirm that two suspects wanted in connection with an arson fire in Sanford have now been arrested. Authorities say 25-year-old Johnathan Cox was arrested by Sanford police Tuesday night, and 23-year-old ...

 2019-07-24 00:42 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine cigar shop owners worried about tax increase on tobacco products...

SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME) Tobacco and cigar shop owners say a new tax increase on tobacco products is going to hurt them, and they say the tax is unfair. The 23 percent tax increase was signed into law earlier this month by Governor Janet Mills. It goes into ...

 2019-07-24 00:42 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine cigar shop owners worried about tax increase on tobacco products...

SOUTH PORTLAND (WGME) Tobacco and cigar shop owners say a new tax increase on tobacco products is going to hurt them, and they say the tax is unfair. The 23 percent tax increase was signed into law earlier this month by Governor Janet Mills. It goes into ...

 2019-07-24 00:38 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

9-year-old girl injured after bison in Yellowstone National Park charges her...

The girl was part of a group of about 50 people near Observation Point Trail in the park's Old Faithful Geyser area....

 2019-07-23 23:50 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Wednesday will be a beautiful day to see Bangor from high atop the Thomas Hill Standpipe...

BANGOR - The Bangor Water District is holding it's second Thomas Hill Standpipe tour of the year Wednesday. The standpipe was open year-round, but after a death in the 1940's, it was closed to the public. Several years later the district began all...

 2019-07-23 23:49 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

US citizen held in immigration detention for three weeks...

The 18-year-old and his brother were stopped at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoint on their way to a college soccer scouting event last month....

 2019-07-23 23:44 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

PCHC receives grant money for overdose-reversing medication...

BANGOR - A $50,000 grant is helping Penobscot Community Health Care fight the opioid crisis. PCHC is using the grant money to purchase and distribute naloxone free of charge. The medication reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. According to a press ...

 2019-07-23 23:39 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Portland holds workshop to discuss next steps for asylum seekers...

PORTLAND (WGME) Portland city leaders are holding a workshop to figure out what's next for the hundreds of asylum seekers living at the Portland Expo. Mayor Ethan Strimling says he's hopeful more cities will now begin to step up to take in some of...

 2019-07-23 23:39 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Portland holds workshop to discuss next steps for asylum seekers...

PORTLAND (WGME) Portland city leaders are holding a workshop to figure out what's next for the hundreds of asylum seekers living at the Portland Expo. Mayor Ethan Strimling says he's hopeful more cities will now begin to step up to take in some of...

 2019-07-23 23:38 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Another record year for the Maine Lottery...

AUGUSTA - It was another record breaking year for the Maine Lottery. Topping last year's numbers, the lottery again set records for sales, prize money, commissions to retailers and for the amount going into Maine's general fund. Total lottery sale...

 2019-07-23 23:35 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Skowhegan man sentenced for possessing child porn...

BANGOR - A Skowhegan man was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday for receiving and possessing child pornography. According to a release from the U.S. Attorney for the District of Maine, in November of 2017 records show Christopher Kruse, 51, received s...

 2019-07-23 23:32 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Balancing pregnancy and Type 1 Diabetes...

WMTW morning anchor Cristina Frank is expecting her first child this fall. She's also balancing that pregnancy with having Type 1 Diabetes....

 2019-07-23 23:29 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

New York City man charged after Verona Island drug bust...

VERONA ISLAND - Police and drug agents seized more than $10,000 worth of suspected heroin in a bust on Verona Island Monday. Kayson Harvey, 22, of New York City was arrested for heroin trafficking following a joint investigation by the Hancock County Sher...

 2019-07-23 23:22 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Portland City Council discusses options for asylum seekers...

Some families at the Expo have moved on to housing in other communities, including Bath and Brunswick....

 2019-07-23 23:20 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Lagrange father, son arrested on drug charges...

WATERVILLE/LAGRANGE - A father and son from Lagrange are behind bars in Kennebec County, after authorities seized more than $15,000 worth of drugs and nearly a dozen firearms in two separate searches. According to a release from Maine drug agents, authori...

 2019-07-23 23:16 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

CEO: School rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills...

The CEO of La Colombe Coffee said he offered to give a school district $22,000 to wipe out unpaid lunch bills....

 2019-07-23 23:08 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Community members outraged after Pride signs removed by NH town...

NEWINGTON, NH (WGME) Pride signs are back up around a Newington, New Hampshire neighborhood, weeks after a handful were removed by the town. Patrick Patterson put them up, and says all but two were on private property. "Every single sign of that was r...

 2019-07-23 23:08 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Community members outraged after Pride signs removed by NH town...

NEWINGTON, NH (WGME) Pride signs are back up around a Newington, New Hampshire neighborhood, weeks after a handful were removed by the town. Patrick Patterson put them up, and says all but two were on private property. "Every single sign of that was r...

 2019-07-23 22:55 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Mom charged with murder after dropping her 3-month-old during fight with another woman...

The baby slipped from mom's grasp and sustained a head injury after falling onto the pavement, police said....

 2019-07-23 22:50 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Brighter skies and warmer temperatures return tomorrow...

How's the weather looking for your Monday evening? Get the latest Maine's Total Weather video forecast from Chief Meteorologist Roger Griswold....

 2019-07-23 22:48 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Tensions with Iran...

Tensions with Iran...

 2019-07-23 22:41 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Girl scout volunteer baffled by removal from leadership role...

Longtime volunteer Michelle Josephson says she was not told why she was removed....

 2019-07-23 22:36 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Pot decriminalization, tax revenue proposed at federal level...

The bill was introduced by Sen. Kamala Harris of California and U.S. House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler of New York....

 2019-07-23 22:34 

Newscentermaine.com

80-plus animals rescued from property in Solon...

Dogs, cats, chickens and horses were taken to an emergency shelter. If you'd like to help, donations can be dropped off at your local animal shelter....

 2019-07-23 22:31 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Portland police locate vehicle that was likely involved in crash that killed skateboarder...

The vehicle was located on Marginal Way sometime during the week of July 14...

 2019-07-23 22:14 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

City of Lewiston unveils 'beautification' campaign...

Officials want the community to take pride in the city they call home by keeping it clean....

 2019-07-23 22:06 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Proposed rules could force 3 million Americans to lose food stamp benefits...

PORTLAND (WGME) New proposed rules could force more than 3 million Americans to lose their food stamp benefits. The Trump administration says it wants to close a loophole. It all has to do with eligibility requirements. They could soon be changing for the...

 2019-07-23 22:06 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Proposed rules could force 3 million Americans to lose food stamp benefits...

PORTLAND (WGME) New proposed rules could force more than 3 million Americans to lose their food stamp benefits. The Trump administration says it wants to close a loophole. It all has to do with eligibility requirements. They could soon be changing for the...

 2019-07-23 21:59 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Guilford Police Department gets a makeover...

GUILFORD- Dave Wilson, Guilford's new town manager, is making the village's century-old police department more visible. During the week, Guilford is patrolled by Piscataquis Sheriff Deputies. On the weekends, off duty deputies work for the Guilfor...

 2019-07-23 21:57 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

GNC planning to close 900 stores by end of 2020...

The CEO said GNC will cut its mall locations almost in half....

 2019-07-23 21:56 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Saco school board holds emergency meeting to discuss extended Pre-K location...

Dozens of families awaiting for an answer on the new location....

 2019-07-23 21:32 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Maine schools struggling with absent students...

RUMFORD (WGME) -- Some Maine school officials say that one of the biggest problems in the state is students missing too many school days. "When I first joined RSU 10, and looked at the numbers, initially you think that's just atrocious," RSU 1...

 2019-07-23 21:32 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Maine schools struggling with absent students...

RUMFORD (WGME) -- Some Maine school officials say that one of the biggest problems in the state is students missing too many school days. "When I first joined RSU 10, and looked at the numbers, initially you think that's just atrocious," RSU 1...

 2019-07-23 21:13 

WPFO

[ FOX Portland, ME ]

Family appalled by hit-and-run that hospitalized 16-year-old girl in town of Washington...

WASHINGTON (WGME) Hospitalized with broken bones, a teenager is recovering after police say she was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Washington Monday. The Knox County Sheriff says a teenage girl was out taking photographs Monday morning on West Washingt...

 2019-07-23 21:13 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Family appalled by hit-and-run that hospitalized 16-year-old girl in town of Washington...

WASHINGTON (WGME) Hospitalized with broken bones, a teenager is recovering after police say she was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Washington Monday. The Knox County Sheriff says a teenage girl was out taking photographs Monday morning on West Washingt...

 2019-07-23 21:12 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Volvo recalls about 500,000 vehicles due faulty engine part...

In extreme cases it could cause a vehicle to catch fire....

 2019-07-23 20:45 

Newscentermaine.com

Confirmed tornado touchdown on Cape Cod...

Residents are urged to take cover immediately, moving to a basement or interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building....

 2019-07-23 20:45 

Newscentermaine.com

Confirmed tornado touchdown on Cape Cod...

Residents are urged to take cover immediately, moving to a basement or interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building....

 2019-07-23 20:36 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Search on for missing Knox County man...

STATEWIDE - State game wardens and Piscataquis County sheriff's deputies are searching for a man from Knox County who hasn't been heard from for several days. Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding 62-year-old Charles Jacob. H...

 2019-07-23 20:35 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Scientists memorialize the first glacier lost to climate change in Iceland...

Scientists believe that the 400-plus glaciers in Iceland will all be gone by 2200....

 2019-07-23 20:31 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

'My bad': Car thieves leave note behind after scribbling inside Audi with marker...

Car thieves left an apology note saying it was an emergency, but they also scribbled throughout the car's interior upholstery with markers....

 2019-07-23 20:27 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Military Veteran opens food wagon in Dover-Foxcroft...

DOVER-FOXCROFT - "The food is excellent, I highly recommend it to everybody," one customer said. "It's yummy, it's very delicious," said another. Thomas Spencer was known for his cooking by locals and tourists at restaurants such a...

 2019-07-23 20:20 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

County woman arrested twice in a week on drug charges...

BLAINE - A 43-year-old Blaine woman was arrested by Maine Drug Enforcement Agency investigators twice in less than a week. MDEA Commander Darrell Crandall said agents seized a small amount of heroin when Stacy Clayton was arrested last Thursday but that t...

 2019-07-23 20:09 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

2 missing Canadians are suspects in the deaths of 3 people, including road-tripping couple...

Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, are considered dangerous and members of the public should not approach them, authorities said....

 2019-07-23 20:06 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Man dies from flesh-eating disease after fishing on a boat...

The man's daughter said he never swam in the water and is not sure how he became infected since he didn't have any visible cuts....

 2019-07-23 19:58 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Senate approves bill to extend 9/11 victims fund ensuring it never runs out of money...

The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it....

 2019-07-23 19:35 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Rare Cape Cod tornado touches down, NWS confirms...

Tornado warnings across Cape Cod were allowed to expire Tuesday, but not before confirmed tornado touchdowns, the National Weather Service said....

 2019-07-23 19:34 

WFVX

[ FOX Bangor ]

Traces of Legionella bacteria found in Orono-Veazie Water District...

ORONO - The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention is continuing to investigate the six Legionella cases in our area. Officials from the Maine CDC say that number is higher than usual and have even found levels of the bacteria in the Orono-Veazie...

 2019-07-23 19:14 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

Uber driver agrees to travel 400 miles to help 2 sisters on way to 100th birthday party...

"He was just a true answer to prayers that day and just the sweetest man," Maggard said....

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