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30 Maine Guard Members Home From Middle East

| October 22, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – About 30 members of the Maine National Guard are home from a six-month deployment to Afghanistan. Thirteen members of the 243rd Engineering Installation Squadron arrived late Tuesday and another 15 arrived shortly before noon Wednesday to waiting family and friends at the Portland International Jetport. During their deployment, the airmen provided […]

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Mall Shootings in Canada

| October 22, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – Police in Ottawa say shots also were fired near a shopping mall close to Parliament. Ottawa police Constable Marc Soucy said Wednesday there have been shots fired at three places in the Canadian capital: at the National War Memorial, where a soldier was killed, on Parliament Hill and near the Rideau […]

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Developing Story…Shots Fired in Canada

| October 22, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – Police are confirming reports that a gunman has been shot and killed in the Canadian capital of Ottawa — where there was gunfire at the country’s National War Memorial and then inside the Parliament building. Police and witnesses say a gunman shot a Canadian soldier, who has died, standing guard at the […]

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Maine school confirms 3 cases of whooping cough

| October 22, 2014

  ANSON, Maine (AP) – Three cases of whooping cough have been confirmed at an Anson elementary school and district officials have organized a public meeting to discuss prevention and response measures. Parents and others are invited to a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Carrabec High School, where representatives from the Maine Center for Disease […]

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Investigation into Death of Infant

| October 21, 2014

Lewiston, ME – State and Lewiston Police are investigating the death of a baby found in a bathtub Monday afternoon inside a Lewiston apartment. The boy, who would have turned one year old next week, was placed in the tub along with his two year old sister for a bath by the children’s father, who then […]

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