AUBURN, Maine (AP) — Police say a six-hour standoff with an armed man who told police he had a hostage ended with the man's death in Auburn, Maine.
Man removed in stretcher after armed standoff
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — Police say a six-hour, armed standoff in Auburn, Maine, is over.
WMTW-TV reports that the episode ended Tuesday afternoon with a man being removed from an apartment on a...
1 killed in rollover crash on I-95 in Howland
HOWLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a man was ejected and died at the scene of a rollover crash on I-95 in Howland.
Troopers say the victim, 29-year-old Ted MacArthur, of Fort...
HOWLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a man has died after being thrown from a car during a crash.
The crash happened Saturday evening on Interstate 95 in Howland. Police say...
SMYRNA, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a motorist drove the wrong way on Interstate 95 and managed to elude troopers until his truck ran out of gas.
PEMBROKE, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a pickup truck towing a trailer went out of control and crashed into a tree in Pembroke, killing the driver and seriously injuring his...
HAMPDEN, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police have identified a driver whose vehicle veered off I-95, struck trees and burst into flames in Hampden.
BRIDGEWATER, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a 73-year-old man was killed and two others injured in a head-on collision on Route 1A in Bridgewater.
Maine police ask for help solving 1992 cold case
SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — The Maine State Police are letting the public know the agency is continuing to investigate a case in which a woman's body was discovered off a logging road nearly 26...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A woman who Maine State Police say killed a 2-year-old girl has been denied bail.
Prosecutors charge that 21-year-old Savannah Smith, of Bucksport, killed Kloe Hawksley...
Maine Legislature honors trooper killed helping driver
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Legislature is honoring a Maine State Police detective who was killed assisting a driver.
Thirty-one-year-old Det. Ben Campbell was fatally injured on April 3...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Hilary Campbell choked back tears at her husband's memorial service Tuesday as she stepped to the podium to let the crowd know she'll make sure the couple's 6-month-old son...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police have identified the driver who was being assisted by a detective before the officer was struck and killed by a wheel that had separated from a logging...
BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a 21-year-old woman has been charged with murder in the 2017 death of a 2-year-old girl.
Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police have announced funeral services for a detective who was killed while assisting a motorist on Interstate 95.
Investigation into death focuses on logging truck
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The operator of a logging truck blamed for the death of a state trooper has been cited for several violations over the years.
BRIDGEWATER, Maine (AP) — Maine state police say a collision involving two vans, one carrying inmates and the other a church group, injured 15 people at the state's northern edge.
HAMPDEN, Maine (AP) — A Maine police detective was fatally injured on Interstate 95 Wednesday when a wheel came loose from a logging truck and struck him as he was attending to a disabled vehicle,...
WARREN, Maine (AP) — Prison officials say a Maine man convicted in 2005 for killing his wife has died at a state prison.
Maine Department of Corrections Commissioner Randall Liberty says...
State police: 2 killed in single-vehicle crash in Maine
PLYMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say two people have died in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 in Plymouth.
Officials said the car was northbound when it went off the highway...
Father charged with causing injuries to 6-month-old son
VASSALBORO, Maine (AP) — A Vassalboro man has been formally charged with causing serious injuries to his 6-month-old son, who has been hospitalized for more than two months.
Man charged in death of roommate, held without bail
OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say an Old Orchard Beach man has been charged with the death of his roommate.
Officials say 30-year-old Dustan Bentley was ordered held...
Police investigate shooting as apparent murder-suicide
GARDINER, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say they're investigating a shooting death of two people in Gardiner that appears to be a murder-suicide.
Police: Father killed 14-month-old son, self
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a man apparently shot and killed his 14-month-old son before fatally shooting himself following a standoff.
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police detectives are investigating an apparent murder-suicide following a standoff in Presque Isle that ended in the deaths of a man and a...
Police: 1 dead, 1 charged after shooting in Swanville
SWANVILLE, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police have charged a man in a killing in the town of Swanville.
Officials say 22-year-old Austin McDevitt of Morrill was charged with murder on Friday...
Prosecutors drop charge after witness found dead
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — Prosecutors say the alleged victim in a sex trafficking case who was scheduled to testify against her fiance has been found dead.
Man acknowledges role in girlfriend’s death
CLIFTON, Maine (AP) — Court documents show a man charged in the killing of his girlfriend told investigators, "It had to be me."
Maine State Police have charged 37-year-old Dwight Osgood Jr....
New push to get rid of vehicle inspections in Maine
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A legislative committee in Maine is considering an effort that would lower or eliminate requirements for non-commercial vehicles in the state.
State police investigate death of woman in Owls Head
OWLS HEAD, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police are investigating the death of an elderly woman in her home in Owls Head.
State police say the body of 83-year-old Helen Carver was found Thursday...
State Police to investigate cause of officer’s death
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — State police are investigating the death of a Lewiston police officer in his home.
Officials say 33-year-old Nicholas Meserve had been employed with the Lewiston Police Department since 2009 and worked at the Androscoggin County Jail before that.
Maine State Police: Man dies after car hits a utility pole
WAYNE, Maine (AP) — The Maine State Police say a man was killed after losing control of his car and hitting a utility pole in the town of Wayne.
Police say 35-year-old Michael Fitzherbert, of Hartford, was traveling north on Route 133 at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday when his car went off the right side of the roadway, struck the pole and came to rest on its roof.
Fitzherbert, who was not wearing a seat belt, was partially ejected and died at the scene of the crash.
Police investigating infant seriously injured at his home
VASSALBORO, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say they are investigating how a 6-month-old baby suffered serious injuries inside his home.
Blaze Wood was taken to an Augusta hospital on Jan. 2 and then airlifted to Maine Medical Center the next day, where he remains for treatment. Police say the boy was living with his father.
Man accused in girlfriend’s death ordered held without bail
CLIFTON, Maine (AP) — A Maine judge has ordered that a man charged in the killing of his girlfriend be held without bail pending a hearing.
Maine State Police say they charged 37-year-old Dwight Osgood Jr. with murder Tuesday in the death of 35-year-old Kary Dill. WABI-TV reports Osgood was in court Wednesday for a probable cause hearing.
Police: Head-on crash in Buckfield kills driver
BUCKFIELD, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a 24-year-old man was killed in a head-on collision after his vehicle crossed the center line.
Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland says the man was driving in Buckfield on Wednesday evening when he crashed head-on into a truck driven by a 55-year-old woman. The woman suffered injuries that were not considered life-threatening.
The road where the crash took place was closed for several hours but has since reopened.
Man accused in girlfriend’s death expected in court
CLIFTON, Maine (AP) — A Maine man charged in the killing of his girlfriend is expected in court for arraignment.
Maine State Police say they charged 37-year-old Dwight Osgood Jr. with murder Tuesday in the death of 35-year-old Kary Dill.
Dill was found shot to death in the couple's home in Clifton Monday morning. Osgood was arrested Tuesday afternoon.
Death investigation underway in Clifton, Maine
CLIFTON, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police are investigating the death of a woman in her home in the town of Clifton.
Investigators on Tuesday identified the woman as 35-year-old Kary Dill. Her body was found Monday at her home on Airline Road.
Investigators say an autopsy began Monday. Further details were not immediately released.
Pedestrian hit and killed while walking on road
HANCOCK, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a man walking on a road in Hancock was struck and killed.
Authorities say the man was wearing dark clothing and was struck by a truck late Wednesday afternoon. Officials say he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities are not identifying the victim until his family is notified, but say the man was in his late 60s.
Massachusetts woman dies in crash with tractor-trailer
ORIENT, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a Massachusetts woman has died in a crash involving a tractor-trailer.
Authorities say 69-year-old Darlene Williams, of Charlton City, Massachusetts, was pulling out onto Route 1 in Orient on Thursday when a tractor-trailer driven by 72-year-old David Gardner crashed into the side of her SUV. State police say Williams wasn't wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
Williams died at the scene. Gardener wasn't injured.
Maine killings labeled a domestic-violence homicide
RICHMOND, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say the deaths of a couple in Richmond were a murder-suicide.
Detectives say 46-year-old Kirk Alexander Jr. used a 9mm handgun to kill 37-year-old Niomi Mello before turning the weapon on himself.
Police believe the killings took place late Friday or early Saturday in their mobile home. The bodies were found Saturday by Mello's 11-year-old son.
Police name man struck by passenger vehicle, tractor trailer
SACO, maine (AP) — Police have released the name of a 27-year-old man fatally struck by two different vehicles on the Maine Turnpike in Saco.
Maine State Police said police are investigating why Tyler Seaver was walking along the northbound lanes of the turnpike in Saco before the 3 a.m. crash Saturday.
Police say a car and then a tractor trailer struck the man. The drivers of those vehicles didn't receive injuries.
2 people found dead in Maine town
RICHMOND, Maine (AP) — Maine police say a man and a woman were found dead in a Maine home.
The Portland Press Herald reports that Richmond Police Chief Scott McMaster said the two bodies were found in a Richmond home Saturday. The cause of the deaths was not immediately available.
Richmond police didn't immediately respond to requests for further details.
Man struck by passenger vehicle, tractor trailer dies
SACO, Maine (AP) — Police say a man struck by two different vehicles on the Maine Turnpike has died.
Maine State Police are investigating the crash, which took place around 3 a.m. Saturday in the northbound lanes of the turnpike in Saco.
State police investigate woman’s death in Hartford, Maine
HARTFORD, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police are investigating the death of a woman in the town of Hartford.
Investigators say the body of 41-year-old Ana Cordeiro was discovered inside a home early Thursday.
Her boyfriend alerted police shortly after midnight by calling 911, and a state police spokesman says he's cooperating with detectives.
Woman, 9-year-old boy, died in collision
LIBERTY, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a woman and a boy have died in a two-vehicle crash on Route 3 in Liberty.
Police said 64-year-old Janice Minson, of Verona Island, and 9-year-old Colby Adams, of Hope, died Wednesday night.
Troopers said Minson was driving a car that crossed the center line and collided with an oncoming pickup truck. She died shortly after arriving at a hospital.
12 years later, investigation into woman’s death still open
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — Maine authorities say they continue to investigate the death of a woman whose body was found in the woods more than a decade ago.
Police capture ‘unruly’ and ‘uncooperative’ runaway pig
PALMYRA, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say they helped corral a rather "unruly' pig on the run along Interstate 95.
State police say in a Facebook post they were alerted to the "uncooperative" pig along the interstate in Palmyra on Wednesday.
Police say the pig was spotted several times over the past week, but had managed to elude capture.
Truckers to salute toddler hit by tanker on highway
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Drivers of dump trucks, motorcycles, busses and cars hope their planned convoy will bring joy to a two-year-old boy hit by a tanker truck on the highway.
The organizers of the convoy hope as many as 500 pickup trucks and other vehicles will participate on Oct. 27. Participant Troy Gamrat posted on Facebook that he doesn't want the boy growing up afraid of big trucks.
The toddler is recovering at a Bangor hospital from injuries he received Oct. 4.
State police looking for driver after dramatic crash
CLIFTON, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police are looking for the driver of a truck after it crashed and sparked a power outage.
Trooper Joshua Lander told WABI-TV that the truck traveled off Route 9 Thursday night, went airborne, snapped a utility pole in Clifton.
Lander said the driver wasn't at the scene, at home or in the nearby area.
Crash on remote road leaves 1 man dead
TOWNSHIP 34, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say one man died in a crash on a remote rural road.
Police say 53-year-old Gary Haskell died late Wednesday morning when his pick-up went off a rural road in Township 34 in Hancock County. His truck hit a number of trees and overturned on its roof.
Lowell, Maine resident Haskell died at the scene and sustained severe trauma and injuries.