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Only 1 Maine city makes Money Magazines 100 Best Places to Live

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Maine squeaks out a spot on Money Magazine's list of 100 Best Places in 2017 to live list snagging the 100th spot. The list, published Monday, shares 100 towns and cities in America that are the 'best' places to live in the United States based on a healthy econo

WCSH - 2017-09-19 11:12:08

Flags Fly Half Staff in Honor of WWII Caribou Marine Given Proper Burial

Caribou, Maine (WAGM) U.S. and State flags in Maine were at half staff Monday in honor of a WWII Marine from Caribou who was finally given a proper burial. Alberic Blanchette was 19 when he was killed in action in 1943. His remains were never identified. six years later, he was interred in Honolul

WABI.TV - 2017-09-19 14:30:00

Attempted murder suspect rounded up in drug sting

MACHIAS, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A man arrested on drug charges in Maine is accused of attempted murder in Connecticut. Rafael Santiago-Salazar, also known as Chico, is 19 years old and lives in Waterbury, Conn. He first caught the attention of Maine law enforcement in February with his arrest on cha

WLBZ 2 - 2017-09-19 16:22:16

Connecticut Man Wanted on Several Charged Arrested in Machias

MACHIAS, Maine (WABI) - A Connecticut man wanted on several charges was arrested in Machias last night. In February, 19-year-old Rafael "Chico" Santiago-Salazar was accused of selling heroin and crack cocaine. He posted bail but didn't show up for court in Maine. Maine Drug Agents say they found out

WABI.TV - 2017-09-19 21:07:00

MDEA arrests five on drug charges

The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency has charged five people with Unlawful Trafficking in Heroin/Fentanyl and Cocaine. Arrested were 20 year old Ales Mena of Lawrence, Massachusetts, 25 year old Glenn Hagan of Biddeford, 34 year old Kimberly Lermond of Brunswick, 21 year old Devyn Pushard and 19 year o

WAGMTV.COM - 2017-09-19 22:49:00

Connecticut man wanted on drug charges re-arrested in Maine

A Connecticut man wanted on drug charges in Maine and a number of other felonies was taken into custody late last night in Machias. 19 year old Rafael Santiago-Salazar, also known as "Chico," was charged in February for allegedly selling heroin and crack cocaine. Following his arrest, Santiago-Sal

WAGMTV.COM - 2017-09-19 19:19:00

Men in van asked Olds Head girl if she wanted ride: sheriff's office

OWLS HEAD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating a frightening incident for a young girl in Owls Head. Chief Deputy Tim Carroll said a small white van with three men inside approached the girl on Ash Point Drive near Woodman Trailer Park at about 3 p.m. Monday, and

WCSH - 2017-09-19 19:41:41

Park Ridge library outdoor display vandalized multiple times, officials say

The Park Ridge Public Library has pulled its outdoor autumn StoryWalk display after it was reportedly vandalized multiple times over a roughly five-day period. The display, which featured the children's book "Harry the Dirty Dog" through a series of panels, debuted outside the Park Ridge Park Distri

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 16:59:00

Coastal communities in Maine keep eye on Jose

KENNEBUNK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - First responders and officials in Maine's coastal communities are keeping a close watch on Hurricane Jose as it makes its way up the East Coast. It could bring strong winds, high seas and heavy rain to the area. In Wells and Kennebunk, town leaders have already taken

WLBZ 2 - 2017-09-19 02:04:40

Man runs from police, later arrested for drug trafficking

LYMAN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Police have arrested a man in Lyman for trafficking cocaine. On Saturday, Sept 16, Police pulled over 33 year-old Michael Mendoza as he was driving and as they searched his truck, Mendoza took off running. Police chased Mendoza and tackled him to the ground. They found

WCSH - 2017-09-19 14:35:51

Police start issuing citations for off-campus parties near Bates College

LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Loud parties, littering, and public urination are some of the complaints residents in Lewiston, Maine, have made against Bates College students this fall. Now police are taking a new approach in some off-campus neighborhoods. "It seems like a free-for-all," said Gert

WLBZ 2 - 2017-09-19 01:59:53

Maine State Police Log Week of Sept. 21

ELLSWORTH - The Maine State Police issued charges to several motorists for alleged driving offenses the past week. Trooper Owen Reed summoned Luis Ortiz-Matos, 26, of Milbridge on a charge of operating without a license Sept. 14 in Hancock. Ortiz-Matos had been involved in a crash in Hancock. Troope

ELLSWORTH AMERICAN - 2017-09-19 18:01:45

Girl beckoned by men in vehicle

OWLS HEAD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- An encounter in Owls Head has police reminding parents to teach their kids about dealing with strangers. The Knox County Sheriff's Office took a report on Monday afternoon about a vehicle that pulled up alongside a young girl. The three men inside the vehicle tried

WLBZ 2 - 2017-09-19 13:52:49

Police say Overnight Fire at Cape Elizabeth Inn Not Suspicious

Cape Elizabeth, Maine (WMTW) Investigators say an overnight fire at a Cape Elizabeth inn does not appear to be suspicious. All of the rooms at the Inn by the Sea were occupied. The sprinklers and alarms were activated and all of the guests got out safely. Officials say the fire caused significant da

WABI.TV - 2017-09-19 12:43:00

Maine man dies after crashing into tractor trailer

A Maine man died Monday afternoon following a multi-vehicle crash, according to a press release from Maine State Police. It happened on Interstate 95 in Etna. Joseph Lawler, 56, was driving a small box truck when he hit the back of a tractor trailer. Lawler became trapped in his vehicle, and troope

WMTW - 2017-09-19 00:02:00

Knox County Authorities Warn Parents after Attempted Child Kidnapping in Owl's Head

Owl's Head, Maine (WABI) Authorities in Knox County are urging parents to talk with their children about the boundaries around strangers and acquaintances. It comes after an incident in Owl's head Monday afternoon. According to the Sheriff's Office, a vehicle drove up to a young girl with three men

WABI.TV - 2017-09-19 14:17:00

What to expect this winter

Nathan Jeruzal, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Grand Rapids, said there is currently a La Nina watch in the Pacific Ocean. La Nina and El Nino are ocean patterns in the Pacific Ocean, which impact weather in North America. A La Nina means there is cooler-than-average wat

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

Grand jury indicts 7 for Portsmouth cases

PORTSMOUTH Seven people were indicted by the most recent Rockingham County grand jury for Portsmouth charges ranging from forgery and drug possession, to domestic violence and falsifying evidence. Tyler Blassi, 20, of 37 Woodlawn Ave., Kittery, Maine, was indicted for four counts of forgery and one

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-09-19 18:59:42

Maine Republicans are already lining up to fill key Senate vacancies in 2018

Good morning from Augusta, where it's already been a busy week for legislative Republicans looking for promotions in 2018. Assistant House Minority Leader Ellie Espling said she's considering a Senate run. The term-limited Republican from New Gloucester said Monday that she has "more to offer," but

BANGOR DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 12:56:04

Gutner Blog - Jose, Maria & Carson...

Jose is about 300 miles south of Massachusetts and is still a Category 1 hurricane, but only minor problems are expected from Jose here in Maine. As Jose gets closer, a few outer showers will spin up from the south Tuesday afternoon and steadier rain bands will overspread the area by evening and We

WLBZ 2 - 2017-09-19 12:05:10