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Sanford woman killed in head-on collision in Arundel early Sunday morning

Route 111 in Arundel was closed for hours Sunday morning as deputies investigated the deadly crash. Updated: 10:57 AM EST Jan 21, 2018 A Sanford woman was killed Sunday morning after a head-on collision in Arundel. York County Sheriff William King says Kerry Kiernan, 45, was pronounced dead at the

WMTW - 2018-01-21 15:57:00

Man arrested, accused of leading police on 16-mile chase

Man arrested, accused of leading police on 16-mile chase Updated: 5:56 PM EST Jan 20, 2018 Police said a man was arrested after leading police on a 16-mile chase Saturday morning. Police said Adam Call, 20, of Lisbon Falls led them on a chase from Main Street in Topsham to Route 201 in Richmond ju

WMTW - 2018-01-20 22:56:00

Lisbon Falls man arrested after topping 120 mph in police chase

Adam Call of Lisbon Falls was arrested on several charges early Saturday morning after leading police on a high speed chase from Topsham to Richmond. (Two Bridges Regional Jail) TOPSHAM (WGME) -- A Lisbon Falls man is behind bars after he led police on a high speed chase from Topsham to Richmond ear

WGME - 2018-01-20 12:32:07

Speeding ships, missing calves increase anxiety over right whales

U.S. and Canadian officials are scrambling to protect the endangered whales after at least 17 died last year in New England and the Maritimes. Researchers and animal rescue personnel examine the carcass of a North Atlantic right whale along the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Canada last summer. The spat

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-01-21 09:00:00

Costumed 'dinosaurs' dance in the streets of Portland

PORTLAND, Maine - Local inflatable reptile enthusiasts Valerie Sanborn and Alison Cyr threw a dance party in Monument Square on Saturday exclusively for dinosaurs. Not real dinosaurs, of course - they're extinct. Sanborn and Cyr organized their shindig via Facebook for people dressed in inflatable T

BANGOR DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-21 07:21:32

Dinosaurs roar into Portland's Monument Square

Why did the T. rex cross the road? On most days, the right answer might be because the chicken hadn't evolved yet. Or to get to the other side of the extinction event. But on Saturday, any dinosaurs spotted in a Portland crosswalk would have been headed over to the T. rex gathering in Monument Squar

SUN-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 02:00:24

Renovated home in Falmouth offers four bedrooms, great family appeal

FALMOUTH - Brand-new to the market, and brand-new throughout after a three-month renovation by Estes Custom Builders of Scarborough, here is a stunner of a home that's perfect for a family. Why? Four bedrooms, to begin with. A level, two-acre lot with a big, fenced back yard and an inground pool tha

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-01-21 09:00:38

H.S. roundup: Oak Hill boys rally to beat Lisbon in overtime

Mt. Blue's Sam Smith skis his way to a first-place finish at the Maranacook Slalom at Kent's Hill. WALES - Shawn Scott had five of his game-high 22 points in overtime to lead Lisbon to 56-52 victory over MVC rival Oak Hill in boys' basketball Saturday. The Raiders (4-9) chipped away a 16-point defic

SUN-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 03:31:00

Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Sunday, Jan. 21

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announced their donation of $5,000 to the United Way of Northern New Jersey on behalf of its employees, clients and friends. Presented at the bank's headquarters in Bedminster, Lisa Galonardo, United Way of Northern New Jersey Region

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-21 17:00:07

Boy Scouts Volunteer Arrested in Heroin and Gun Bust: NYPD

NYPD Police released this photo of drugs and guns seized in a raid on Staten Island. A Boy Scouts volunteer and another man were arrested in a heroin and drug bust on Staten Island, police said. Police seized 277 glassines of heroin, a shotgun, an imitation pistol, scales and drug packaging during

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-01-21 13:47:29

New Brunswick High School On Lockdown Friday

schools NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Brunswick High School was put into a lockdown Friday morning after a rumor spread through the school that a student had brought a possible weapon into the building. Police did not say what that weapon might have been. At approximately 9:20 a.m. Friday, New Brunswick H

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Somerville Woman Arrested for Shoplifting $1,599 in Goods

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Somerville woman was arrested Jan. 8 for allegedly stealing more than $1,500 worth of merchandise from Target, in the Promenade Shopping Center, according to a report from Bridgewater Police. Jennifer Ferranti, 34, was arrested for shoplifting. According to the report, Ferranti w

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-21 16:48:00

WATCH: Police rescue sick passenger from N.J. cruise ship

An 80-year-old passenger was airlifted off the Anthem of the Seas cruise ship on Friday after suffering a medical emergency. The 6 p.m. rescue off the Staten Island shore was recorded by the NYPD Aviation Unit. The ship had just departed from the Cape Liberty Port in Bayonne. WATCH: Our @NYPDSpeci

NJ.COM - 2018-01-21 18:30:25

Man stabbed at a Staten Island hotel

A man was reportedly stabbed at Comfort Inn on Sunday, and driven by private means to a nearby hospital. (Google maps) STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- A man reportedly stabbed at a Travis hotel Sunday was driven by private means to Richmond University Medical Center, West Brighton. The man suffered a stab wo

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-21 20:33:00

Source: Staten Island Boy Scout leaders busted for drugs, guns; possibly linked to OD

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- Two Staten Island Boy Scout leaders allegedly linked to at least one overdose in the borough were busted with drugs and guns in a New Brighton home Friday afternoon, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation. Alan Soler, 44, and Kevin Saunders, 25, were arrested

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-20 15:46:01

Cascades opening state-of-the-art plant in Piscataway, creating 120 jobs

Cascades Containerboard Packaging is building an $80 million, ultra-modern manufacturing plant in Piscataway, bringing 120 jobs to the area. "These are good, high-paying jobs with benefits," said Piscataway Mayor Brian C. Wahler. "Quality manufacturing jobs don't come along too often, especially in

NJ.COM - 2018-01-21 10:00:00

More than 3 dozen animals killed in Holliston barn fire

HOLLISTON - Dozens of animals died in a fast-moving barn fire Sunday morning. Some 60 animals were in the 755 Concord St. barn when the 6 a.m. blaze started, including cows, goats, pigs, chickens and ducks, said Holliston Deputy Fire Chief Jim Moore. Thirteen animals - six chickens, four ducks and t

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-21 18:12:28

Holliston Barn Engulfed In Flames Sunday Morning

HOLLISTON (CBS) - A barn engulfed in flames on Sunday morning required a response from fire crews in multiple surrounding towns to be put out. According to Holliston Police, they first received word of the fire on Concord Street just before 6:30 a.m. Holliston, Ashland, Sherborn, Framingham, and Sou

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-21 12:32:19

Springfield man arrested for alleged bank larceny in Westborough

Westborough - Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: On 1/20/18, at approximately 3:30 PM, the Westborough Police Department received a report from the Citizens Bank which is located inside Stop and Shop at 32 Lyman St. reporting a male subject attempting to fraudulently with

COMMUNITYADVOCATE.COM - 2018-01-21 16:17:59

Man Arrested At Stop & Shop For Trying To Withdraw $4,500

WESTBOROUGH, MA-A Springfield man is facing charges for trying to withdraw $4,500 fraudulently from a grocery store in Westborough. On Monday, Jan. 20, around 3:30 p.m., police were called to Citizens Bank inside the Stop and Shop on Lyman Street, where a man was reportedly trying to fraudulently w

PATCH - 2018-01-21 18:12:09