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ME Supreme Court Upholds 2012 Murder Conviction

| April 24, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has upheld the 2012 murder conviction of a Norridgewock man found guilty of fatally shooting another man over a drug dispute. The court affirmed Justice John Nivison’s decision on Thursday. Nivison found Robert Nelson guilty of killing Everett Cameron in his pickup truck in Anson on […]

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Dover-Foxcroft Shooting Leaves 1 Man Injured

| April 22, 2014

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (AP) – Police in Maine say a shooting in Dover-Foxcroft has left one person hospitalized with wounds that do not appear life-threatening. Police responded to a fight on Lancaster Street in that town at about 6 a.m. Tuesday. A victim with three gunshot wounds was taken to the hospital. The victim’s name has […]

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Shots Fired After Maine Man Pointed Gun

| April 14, 2014

WINDHAM, Maine (AP) – A sheriff says a Maine man who was shot and killed by a deputy had pointed a gun at someone. Cumberland County Sheriff Kevin Joyce told the Portland Press Herald on Monday that Deputy Nicholas Mangino fired two shots after 66-year-old Steven McKenney raised and pointed his gun early Saturday in […]

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Maine AG Says Trooper Justified in Using Deadly Force

| April 1, 2014

HOLLIS, Maine (AP) – Maine’s attorney general says it was reasonable for a trooper to use deadly force to protect himself and other officers when he fatally shot a Hollis man during an armed confrontation in December. Authorities say 61-year-old John Knudsen was shot after he fired a gun toward troopers outside his home on […]

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Rumford Shooting

| March 18, 2014

RUMFORD, Maine (AP) – Police say a woman has been shot by a police officer in the town of Rumford. Oxford County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Chris Wainwright tells the Sun Journal that the victim was taken to Rumford Hospital for treatment. Investigators from the Maine State Police and attorney general’s office are investigating. Steve McCausland […]

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