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Judge says Pistorius can’t be Found Guilty of Murder

| September 11, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – The judge in the trial of Oscar Pistorius says prosecutors have not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that the Olympic double-amputee runner is guilty of premeditated murder. The judge in South Africa has begun reading her verdict, which could take up to two days. Pistorius has admitted firing the four gunshots […]

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Auburn Man Sentenced For Choking Girlfriend

| September 10, 2014

AUBURN, Maine (AP) – An Auburn man who choked his girlfriend with an electrical cord until she passed out has been sentenced to four years in prison. Mack Williams Jr. was sentenced Tuesday in Androscoggin County Superior Court after pleading guilty to two counts of aggravated assault. The Sun Journal reports that Williams also received a five-year […]

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Two Dead Bodies Found in a Biddeford Motel

| September 10, 2014

  BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) – State and local police are investigating the discovery of two dead bodies in a Biddeford motel. The bodies in a room at the Sleepy Hollow Motel on U.S. Route 1 were reported at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The cause of death has not been disclosed and police have not said whether the […]

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Inmate Dies After Being Found Hanging at the Aroostook County Jail

| September 9, 2014

An inmate has died after being found hanging in the shower at the Aroostook County Jail, last week.  On Thursday, September 4th, a 48 year old male was found hanging in the shower of his dorm.  The inmate was alone at the time.  Corrections officers worked to revive him.  He was transported to the Houlton […]

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100 Onions Grown by Kids Stolen

| September 9, 2014

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) – It was supposed to be a lesson in growing your own food, healthy eating and helping the less fortunate, but instead, a group of Maine fifth-graders got a lesson in the harsh realities of life. When students at the Albert S. Hall School in Waterville went out last week to harvest the […]

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