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Augusta Child Porn Arrest

| January 19, 2015

An Augusta man was arrested Friday afternoon by State Police and charged with possessing child porn.   41 year old Randy Marquis was charged by the Computer Crimes Unit.  Marquis was arrested at his home at 183 Northern Ave. in Augusta and taken to the Kennebec County Jail.  An initial inspection of his computer showed hundreds […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

| January 19, 2015

Hundreds remembered the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at Maine events where some participants were focusing on recent challenges to the relationship between law enforcement and minority communities. The biggest event marking the Monday holiday was in Maine’s largest city where an annual breakfast was hosted by the Portland chapter of the […]

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Woman Freed From SUV Trapped Under Propane Truck

| January 19, 2015

FAYETTE, Maine (AP) – Police say rescue crews removed a woman from a sport utility vehicle that was trapped under a propane truck after a morning accident. The Kennebec Journal reports the accident happened on Main Street in Fayette around 8 a.m. Monday. Authorities say the woman was taken by ambulance to a school to […]

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Multi-Vehicle Crash

| January 15, 2015

AUBURN, Maine (AP) – Authorities say at least four people were taken to hospitals following a multi-vehicle crash in Auburn. The Sun Journal reports that witnesses say multiple vehicles were involved in the wreck at 6 p.m. Wednesday on Minot Avenue near the Washington Avenue rotary. At least one of those hurt reportedly suffered serious […]

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Lepage Wants Money for Outside Counsel

| January 15, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Republican Gov. Paul LePage wants to set aside $2 million in Maine’s budget to cover legal fees for cases in which the state’s top attorney declines to represent the state. LePage’s administration said that the governor is pursuing an “aggressive agenda” and wants to ensure funds are available if he must […]

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