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Officials investigating officer-involved shooting in Lewiston

Three Lewiston Police officers opened fire on an armed man in a city park on Friday night, according to the department’s chief.

Published: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:18:04 GMT

Hillary Clinton campaigns for Michaud in Scarborough

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appears in Maine on Friday to campaign for Rep. Mike Michaud, who wants to replace Gov. Paul LePage in the Blaine House.

Published: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:27:14 GMT

LePage raises $271K in race; Michaud $440K

Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage has raised $271,000 in the latest campaign finance reporting period and has about $361,000 in cash on hand.

Published: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:52:01 GMT

Police report: Driver in Bridgton fatal crash was speeding

A Bridgton police report has concluded that the driver in a double fatal crash last Sunday was under the influence and speeding.

Published: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:26:04 GMT

Board of trustees eliminates 2 USM majors

The University of Southern Maine has lost an undergraduate degree major and a graduate degree major in a round of budget-cutting.

Published: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:10:00 GMT

'Significant' layoffs loom for Legacy Publishing

Legacy Publishing of Westbrook will lay off half of its work force within the next two weeks, a company spokesperson tells WMTW News 8's Jim Keithley.

Published: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:43:36 GMT

Maine drying out after fall nor’easter

Maine is drying out after a fall nor’easter dumped as much as 4 inches of rain.

Published: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:26:37 GMT

Four treated for smoke inhalation following fire at Auburn home

Three adults and a child are treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out early Friday morning at their home on Cornell Avenue.

Published: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:07:24 GMT

Rockport home destroyed by late-night fire

The Maine State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a fire that gutted a two-story home at 6 Wellington Drive in Rockport late Thursday night.

Published: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:53:58 GMT

Fall nor'easter soaks Maine

The worst of a powerful storm that's been moving across Maine will soon draw to a close but not before bringing more periods of rain.

Published: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:51:26 GMT

Woman hit, killed in Auburn parking lot

Investigators said a woman was hit and killed by a tractor-trailer early Thursday morning at the Walmart parking lot on Mount Auburn Avenue.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:54:46 GMT

Portland woman rescued after driving off boat ramp

A 92-year-old Portland woman was rescued by two Good Samaritans after driving her car off a boat ramp in Belfast.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:34:29 GMT

High surf keeps Coast Guard busy

The high surf from Thursday’s rain is keeping the U.S. Coast Guard busy. Crews responded to multiple incidents along Maine’s coast.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:07:33 GMT

Cain skipping WMTW debate

Democrat Emily Cain will not be participating in WMTW News 8’s 2nd Congressional District debate.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:40:19 GMT

USM faces faculty retirements

No information was available as to what departments at the University of Southern Maine 36 retiring faculty belonged.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:48:05 GMT

Maine man's ashes launched into space

A Maine man's ashes that have been scattered all over the world have taken their greatest journey yet: to space.

Published: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:57:52 GMT

Maine Air National Guardsmen return home

It was a warm homecoming for members of Maine Air National Guard’s 243 Engineering Installation Squadron.

Published: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:14:24 GMT

Judge rules against restraining order in bear campaign case

A justice has ruled against a temporary restraining order to prevent members of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife from participating in the bear hunting referendum.

Published: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:55:24 GMT

Recycling company tied to fatal hayride accident

It's been two weeks since a hayride accident killed a girl and injured more than 20 other in Mechanic Falls.

Published: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:41:58 GMT

President George H.W. Bush endorses candidate in governor’s race

Former President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush are endorsing Gov. Paul LePage in his re-election bid.

Published: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:24:49 GMT