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Man arrested in South Portland after sound of gun fire, vehicle break-ins

SOUTH PORTLAND — A man was arrested in South Portland after police say he broke into vehicles and fired a shotgun Saturday night near...

Police still searching for gun-toting man in wig who robbed Portland bank

PORTLAND – Police continue to search for a man who robbed the Key Bank at Northgate Shopping Center Friday wielding a semi-automatic handgun. The suspect...

Juvenile Walmart employee charged with theft

FARMINGTON — Police have charged a juvenile employee at Wal-Mart with the theft of more than $1,000. Security personnel at the store noticed some shortages...

Second man charged with torching bulldozer in Sandy River Plantation

FARMINGTON — A second man has been charged with arson in a fire that destroyed a bulldozer in Sandy River Plantation near Rangeley on...

Texas man who killed former Farmington residents sentenced to die

BRYAN, Texas — William Hudson has been sentenced to die for the slayings of six people — including two from Farmington and a 6-year-old...

Day care owner defends business after theft of handgun, standoff

LEWISTON — The Laase Avenue home from which a handgun was stolen earlier in the week, leading to a seven-hour police standoff, is located...

Lewiston man pleads to misdemeanor four years after fatal crash

AUBURN — A Lewiston man who was driving with a suspended license when he was involved in a fatal head-on crash in 2013 on...

Portland police say body of man found in brush was hit by a vehicle

A Portland man who had been missing for more than two months died from blunt force trauma consistent with being struck by a large...

High-speed chase ends; suspect flees on foot, leaves 2-year-old in car

A Biddeford man was arrested early Thursday morning after leading police on a high-speed chase on the Maine Turnpike that ended in a crash...

Lewiston police charge 4 juveniles in armory break-in

LEWISTON — Police say they have charged four juveniles in the Tuesday night break-in that caused damage at the armory on Central Avenue. Lewiston detectives used...

Weeks later, fatal Saco shooting still baffles victim’s loved ones

Mike Burns was a 54-year-old computer technician who traveled all over northern New England fixing the networks for some of the region’s most recognizable...

Police: Auburn man pointed stolen gun at girlfriend's head before standoff

LEWISTON — A judge Wednesday set bail at $100,000 cash for an Auburn man who, police said, stole a gun two days earlier that...

Oxford County arrest log

• Jamie A. Dunbar, 46, of South Portland, attempting to elude an officer, night hunting, hunting or shooting a loaded firearm or crossbow from...

Lewiston police interview suspects in recreation department break in, vandalism

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Recreation Division canceled its daytime programs Wednesday following an overnight break-in that caused damage at the armory on Central Avenue. Wednesday...

Rangeley man charged with torching bulldozer, stealing excavator

SANDY RIVER PLANTATION — A Rangeley man is accused of burning a bulldozer and stealing an excavator, both owned by Cousineau Inc. of Wilton. Devon...

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