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Interstate Shooting

Interstate Shooting

| January 7, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Police investigating the shooting death of a Maine man along an interstate highway in Pennsylvania are stepping up their investigation of another roadway shooting that occurred eight hours earlier about 30 miles away. Pennsylvania State Police, working with investigators from Maryland and the FBI, said Tuesday there are many similarities between […]

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Officials Call Calais Shooting “Reasonable”

Officials Call Calais Shooting “Reasonable”

| December 13, 2013

  CALAIS, Maine (AP) – Maine’s attorney general says it was reasonable for two police officers to believe they had to use deadly force in a July domestic violence-related shooting in Calais. Police shot 26-year-old Daniel Pinney shortly after arriving at his home on July 3. They said Pinney had shot 21-year-old Megan Sherrard and […]

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Hollis Shooting Update

Hollis Shooting Update

| December 12, 2013

State Police say the man killed Thursday afternoon in an armed confrontation with Troopers was 61 year old John Knudsen.  He was shot and killed after he fired a shot from a handgun in the direction of troopers, who were outside his HOLLIS home.  Knudsen came to the front doorway of his house, made comments […]

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Hollis Man Shot and Killed by State Police

Hollis Man Shot and Killed by State Police

| December 12, 2013

    HOLLIS, Maine (AP) – Maine State Police say a Hollis man has been shot and killed in armed confrontation with police. Authorities have not released the name of the deceased. Police say a standoff started around noon on Thursday when the man’s wife fled the couple’s home and he fired a gunshot. Authorities […]

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911 Transcripts Ordered Released

911 Transcripts Ordered Released

| November 14, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The Maine supreme court has ordered law enforcement officials to release transcripts of 911 calls from last year’s fatal shootings of two teenagers in Biddeford. The court unanimously overturned a judge’s decision to ban release of the transcripts from three calls in the case of a 75-year-old man charged in killing […]

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