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LISTEN: Father's Day Playlist

Make dad feel like a rockstar with this NEWS CENTER Maine-made playlist! Father's Day is on Sunday. → Read More

Three missing children in Windham FOUND

Three missing children were found just before 2:00 p.m. on Friday. → Read More

Pedroia makes an impact on fans but not on the game in Portland

'It's a great place to play, that's for sure,' said Dustin Pedroia in praise of Hadlock Field. → Read More

Crews battle fire at apartment complex in Berwick

Town Manager Stephen Eldridge says the fire broke out 10 Bell Street, a multi-floor apartment building in a neighborhood. → Read More

Music instructor arrested on child sex charges

A former instructor at The Music Center in Brunswick is accused of molesting a student. → Read More

Sable Oaks Golf Club not reopening in 2019

The South Portland course that opened in 1989 will not open for its 30th season this spring. → Read More

Roof worker falls to his death on Munjoy Hill

A man working on a roof on Munjoy Hill fell off Thursday and died from his injuries. → Read More

Wet weather doesn't keep Mainers from heading out early for the midterm election

A month of campaign ads, robocalls and streets lined with political signs is about to end as Mainers head to the polls early this Election Day. → Read More

Overheated equipment causes large fire at Corinth Pellets Manufacturing LLC

The fire started, said Fire Chief Scott Bragdon, when a piece of equipment overheated and ignited the nearby wood products → Read More

Shots fired near Westbrook methadone clinic

WESTBROOK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- An argument led to gunshots outside a methadone clinic in Westbrook. Police responded to reports of gunshots at about 10 a.m. on Saturday at Cap Quality Care on Delta Drive. Police identified the shooter as 30-year-old Nicholas Knight, of Sebago. Police said Knight drew a gun during a fight with another man and fired several shots into the ground. No one was… → Read More

Three family members stabbed on Christmas day

LEBANON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Christmas day ended for a family in Lebanon with three people being stabbed. Police arrested 44-year-old Alton Britch, of Wheelock, Vermont. He is being held at York County Jail on a charge of aggravated assault. Police said they found the knife that used. The attacks happened on Friday night at the home of Britch's cousin, 58-year-old Beverly Duquette, at 188… → Read More

Fire tears through Bridgton used car lot

BRIDGTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Damage is extensive after a fire on Christmas Eve at Ovide's Used Cars in Bridgton. Five people were inside the business at 730 Portland Rd. when the fire broke out around noon. Everyone got out safely, but firefighters said the building is a total loss. Crews from several neighboring communities helped the local department bring the fire under control. When they… → Read More

Holiday homecoming for missing dog

*NOTE: This is not an actual picture of the missing dog but is a representative picture of the breed, Hungarian Vizsla ISLAND FALLS, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Two days after running away from a car crash in Island Falls, a lost dog is safe. Maine State Police said Ruby was located on Thursday morning, and is doing well. She became separated from her family on Tuesday evening when she was involved… → Read More

Uber driver assaulted in dispute over route

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- An Uber driver came under attack in a disagreement with a passenger over the route. Police arrested 26-year-old Seth Crockett, of Portland, on Wednesday night. The driver picked him up in Portland around 11:45 p.m. Police said Crockett became violent after the two of them argued over the route as they approached the intersection of Washington Ave. and Canco Rd.… → Read More

Meth lab discovered as police serve warrant

WESLEY, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A meth bust was not what police were expecting when they went to a home in Wesley. In the course of attempting to serve a warrant on Wednesday at a mobile home along Route 9, Maine Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland said that Washington County Sheriff's Deputies noticed signs that meth was being made inside. Evidence was collected by the Maine Drug… → Read More

Driver dies in chase with N.H. State Police

EXETER, N.H. (NEWS CENTER) -- Police say the the man who died in a car crash in Exeter, N.H., was trying to get away from state troopers. Thirty-three-year-old Eric Williams, of Hampton, N.H., was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Saturday afternoon. Police said Williams sped off in his Ford Crown Victoria when troopers tried to stop him a short time earlier for multiple violations.… → Read More

No one injured in fire at Wales house

Firefighters remain at work into early morning hours on Saturday → Read More

Accused car burglar is also wanted on robbery charge

Police link two burglaries to suspect with more under investigation → Read More

Intruder assaults sleeping couple

WATERBORO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - A sleeping couple in Waterboro awoke with a fright to find themselves under attack. Police say their attacker was 30-year-old Eric Olin from Parsonsfield. He is accused of breaking into the home of his ex-girlfriend on Sokokis Trail early Saturday morning. Police said Olin assaulted the woman and the man who was with her as they lay asleep in bed. The male victim… → Read More

Gun drawn in robbery at Loudon bank

LOUDON, N.H. (NEWS CENTER) - Police have a clear picture to help with their investigation into a bank robbery in Loudon, New Hampshire. The robber was gone when State Police arrived at about 4:15 Friday afternoon at the TD Bank branch at 58 Route 129. Police are looking for the man who is seen holding a gun in security camera photographs. Any tips about the case can be directed to N.H. State… → Read More