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Man in Standoff Commits Suicide

| June 30, 2014

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Police say a man was found dead in a South Portland garage after a standoff. Police say the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Monday in the garage of his Memory Lane home. They did not release the name of the man. A criminal investigation team is still […]

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Activists Aim to Legalize Pot in More Maine Cities

| June 9, 2014

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – Activists who succeeded in legalizing possession of marijuana for recreational use in Portland are now turning their attention to three more Maine communities. David Boyer from the Maine Marijuana Project says activists will be at polling places Tuesday to seek 1,000 signatures in Lewiston and South Portland to force local referendums […]

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Car Demolished by Tractor Trailer

| February 11, 2014

State Police say a woman escaped with minor injuries after her car was demolished Tuesday morning after being struck by a tractor trailer.  The crash took place about 8 a.m. on the turnpike spur near Main Street in South Portland. The car was hit from behind by the tanker truck. The impact then forced the […]

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Turnpike Fatal

| November 11, 2013

State Police say a Newry man was killed early Monday morning in a one car crash on the Maine Turnpike.  Troopers say 36-year Jacob Bartholomew lost control of his car near the South Portland exit as it went off the road and slammed into a tree.  The vehicle then caught fire.  Bartholomew was alone in […]

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