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Local News – February 27, 2020

Hospital Scuffle Sentence   (Ellsworth) – Three men arrested after a scuffle with police inside Maine Coast Memorial Hospital just over a year ago have reached a plea deal with prosecutors.  Brothers Byron Grant, Brighton and Dirk Sawyer pleaded guilty and were sentenced to time served.  The Bangor Daily News reports the sentences range from […]

Local News – February 26, 2020

New Trial Sought   (Bangor) – A new attorney for one of two men convicted of killing three young people in Bangor in a drug dispute wants a new trial for his client.  Randall Daluz is serving a life prison term.  He and Nicholas Sexton shot three people and left their bodies in a car […]

Local News – February 24, 2020

Owl’s Head Search   (Owl’s Head) – No sign yet of a 29-year old man who vanished in the Owl’s Head area.  The Marine Patrol and several other law enforcement agencies spent the weekend looking for Thomas Hackett of Pennsylvania.  Village Soup dot-com reports Hackett’s family reported him missing after someone found his car parked […]

Local News – February 21, 2020

Carillo Sentencing   (Belfast) – A judge will impose sentence today against a former Waldo County woman convicted of helping to murder her 10-year old daughter.  A snowstorm postponed an earlier sentencing for Sharon Carillo.  In December jurors found Carillo guilty of depraved indifference murder in the death of 10-year old Marissa Kennedy in Stockton […]

Local News – February 20, 2020

Tremont Native Murdered   (Tremont) – Tremont residents gathered somberly at a church last evening to remember a former resident and her 6-year old son who died last Friday in Virginia.  WABI-TV reports 34-year old Jen Norwood and her son Wyatt both were allegedly shot to death by an older son.  Norwood and her husband […]

Local News – February 17, 2020

Dexter Fire   (Dexter) – It’s believed a fire that damaged a home in Dexter last evening started in a furnace in a garage.  WVII-TV reports firefighters got paged to Pleasant Street at about 5-o’clock last evening with reports the garage was on fire, and the flames were spreading to the house.  Firefighters from several […]