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Seattle Man Sentenced in Maine’s Oldest Cold Case

| June 30, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A homeless Seattle man will serve 20 years in prison in connection with a 1976 Maine killing. Gary Raub was arrested in 2012 in connection with the stabbing death of 70-year-old Blanche Kimball in her Augusta home. He initially pleaded not guilty, but changed to a guilty plea on Friday and […]

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Colorado Man Faces Sentence for Maine Stabbing

| May 23, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A Colorado man is guilty of aggravated assault for stabbing two people in a fight in a Maine bar last November. A jury convicted 27-year-old Jacob Lynn Hitchcock of Bennett, Colorado, of the crimes on Thursday. Hitchcock faced the charges stemming from an alcohol-fueled bar fight in Hallowell. The Kennebec Journal […]

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Psychiatric Worker Sues Over Attack While Pregnant

| May 19, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A mental health worker at a Maine psychiatric center says the state failed to protect her when she was repeatedly stabbed in the hand and face by a patient while she was pregnant. The Portland Press Herald reports Jamie Hill-Spotswood filed suit Monday in U.S. District Court in Bangor. Hill-Spotswood says […]

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Lewiston Man Convicted of Stabbing Wants New Trial

| May 14, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A Lewiston man convicted of stabbing his girlfriend 21 times has asked the state’s highest court for a new trial. Cleveland Cruthirds was sentenced to serve 22 years of a 28-year sentence after he was found guilty last summer of elevated aggravated assault and other charges in the December 2011 attack. […]

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Official Says Prisons Safer Despite Recent Slaying

| March 7, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A Maine official says prisons are safer than they were three years ago despite last week’s slaying of an inmate at the Maine State Prison. WMTW-TV reports that Maine Department of Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte says little could be done to prevent the murder of Micah Boland. Boland died after he […]

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