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As former President Trump continues to tease a future White House bid, a pro-Democratic super PAC has accused him of vio...
03/15/2022
Trump accused of breaking campaign laws by teasing 2024 run

As former President Trump continues to tease a future White House bid, a pro-Democratic super PAC has accused him of violating federal campaign laws by raising and spending money for a run without officially filing his candidacy.

As former President Donald Trump continues to tease a future White House bid, a pro-Democratic super PAC has accused him of violating federal campaign laws by raising and spending money for a run without officially filing his candidacy.

Maine gas prices are averaging around $4.32. We’ll likely be paying more for gas for the foreseeable future. It pays to ...
03/15/2022
Here's how Mainers can save some money at the gas pump

Maine gas prices are averaging around $4.32. We’ll likely be paying more for gas for the foreseeable future. It pays to do some planning to help reduce the impact of rising gas prices on your budget.

For those of you hit by high gas prices, the pain at the pump starting to ease a bit. According to AAA, the national average is still near a record at $4. 32. In Maine, the average has been dropping since Friday, down to $4. 26 as of Monday. Also read: 10 tips to help you save money at the pumpCBS13...

Police said they arrested a suspected gunman who has been stalking homeless men asleep on the streets of New York City a...
03/15/2022
Man linked to killings of DC, NYC homeless men arrested in Southeast DC: Police

Police said they arrested a suspected gunman who has been stalking homeless men asleep on the streets of New York City and Washington D.C., killing at least two people and wounding three others in less than two weeks.

WASHINGTON (WJLA) — Authorities announced Tuesday morning that a man they believe linked to multiple shootings of homeless people in Washington, D. C. and New York City has been taken into custody. Police say the suspect is being interviewed at theMetropolitan Police Department homicide branch...

Police in Bangor want to know who vandalized one of their cruisers.
03/15/2022
Bangor police investigate after cruiser vandalized

Police in Bangor want to know who vandalized one of their cruisers.

BANGOR (WGME) -- Police in Bangor want to know who vandalized one of their cruisers. Also read:Students stop MSAD 75 school bus after driver suffers medical eventPolice say it appears someone spray painted one of their vehicles over the weekend. The case is open and police are looking for leads.

Students and staff in Washington wrapped up the first day of school without a mask requirement Monday, and the percentag...
03/15/2022
Washington schools discuss dropped mask mandate's impact on staffing, student learning

Students and staff in Washington wrapped up the first day of school without a mask requirement Monday, and the percentage of students and staff wearing masks appeared to vary greatly from school to school.

(KOMO) – Students and staff wrapped up the first day of school without the mask requirement, and the percentage of students and staff wearing masks appeared to vary greatly from school to school. Caption: Washington schools discuss dropped mask mandate's impact on staffing, student learning (K...

#UPDATE: School officials say the driver of a Topsham bus who suffered a medical event while driving students Monday has...
03/15/2022
Students stop MSAD 75 school bus after driver suffers medical event

#UPDATE: School officials say the driver of a Topsham bus who suffered a medical event while driving students Monday has died.

TOPSHAM (WGME) -- The Topsham Police Department says students were able to stop a school bus after its driver suffered a medical event Monday. Also read:Baby, father seriously hurt in New Sharon crash, aggressive driving factor in crash. Police say the incident happened around 7:30 a. m. on Route 20...

#BREAKING: A Maine woman died Monday after a snowmobile crash in Lower Cupsuptic Township.
03/15/2022
Maine woman killed in snowmobile crash

#BREAKING: A Maine woman died Monday after a snowmobile crash in Lower Cupsuptic Township.

LOWER CUPSUPTIC TOWNSHIP (WGME) -- A Maine woman died Monday after a snowmobile crash in Lower Cupsuptic Township. Also read:Baby, father seriously hurt in New Sharon crash, aggressive driving factor in crashMaine wildlife officials say just before 12:30 p. m. , 52-year-old Marjorie Davan ofOquossoc...

Iowa lawmakers have introduced a new proposal that would make Daylight Saving Time in Iowa permanent.What do you think o...
03/15/2022
Iowa lawmakers propose Daylight Saving Time year-round

Iowa lawmakers have introduced a new proposal that would make Daylight Saving Time in Iowa permanent.

What do you think of this idea?

DES MOINES, Iowa (KGAN) – Iowa lawmakers introduced a new proposal that would make Daylight Saving Time in Iowa, permanent. States across the U. S. have already passed legislation like this, making Iowa the 20th state if it passes. State Rep. Mike Sexton, a Republican from Rockwell City, hopes...

At Saint James School in Biddeford, children prayed for peace and made peace signs as a show of solidarity with the peop...
03/14/2022
Students in Biddeford show solidarity with people of Ukraine

At Saint James School in Biddeford, children prayed for peace and made peace signs as a show of solidarity with the people of Ukraine Monday.

BIDDEFORD (WGME) -- At Saint James School in Biddeford, children prayed for peace and made peace signs as a show of solidarity with the people of Ukraine Monday. Also read:'It's an absolute human tragedy:' Senator King speaks on war in UkraineChildren in all grades made more than 150 peace signs and...

A Waterville animal shelter says while pet adoptions have skyrocketed, there has also been a surge in surrenders.
03/14/2022
Waterville animal shelter sees surge in surrendered pets

A Waterville animal shelter says while pet adoptions have skyrocketed, there has also been a surge in surrenders.

WATERVILLE (WGME) -- A Waterville animal shelter says while pet adoptions have skyrocketed, there has also been a surge in surrenders. The pandemic prompted a lot of people to welcome a new pet into their home, but some facing financial struggles are returning those animals. And with more people ret...

Senator Angus King spoke out about the war in Ukraine at a press conference Monday morning.
03/14/2022
'It's an absolute human tragedy:' Senator King speaks on war in Ukraine

Senator Angus King spoke out about the war in Ukraine at a press conference Monday morning.

MAINE (WGME) -- Senator Angus King spoke out about the war in Ukraine at a press conference Monday morning. As the tragedy unfolds, King says it's a dangerous time and his immediate fears lie with those facing the dangers every day. Also read:Zelenskyy to deliver virtual address to US Congress. "It&...

Senator Angus King got a firsthand look inside Maine Medical Center Monday.
03/14/2022
Sen. King stresses importance of federal funding in Maine's COVID-19 fight

Senator Angus King got a firsthand look inside Maine Medical Center Monday.

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Senator Angus King got a firsthand look inside Maine Medical Center Monday. The hospital has been on the front lines of the COVID-19 fight. Also read:Cross Insurance Arena drops COVID-19 vaccine, testing requirementKing stressed the importance of federal money for Maine’s he...

A multi-million-dollar plan is in the works to bring much-needed housing to Maine's tight market.
03/14/2022
Proposed $300 million development could house 900 families in Kittery

A multi-million-dollar plan is in the works to bring much-needed housing to Maine's tight market.

PORTLAND (WGME) -- A multi-million-dollar plan is in the works to bring much-needed housing to Maine's tight market. The massive development could provide housing for 900 families. If approved, the proposed $300 million development would be built on 82 wooded acres between Dennett Road and Route 236...

Fox News correspondent Benjamin Hall, who has been reporting on the ground from Ukraine, was reportedly injured while ne...
03/14/2022
Fox News correspondent Benjamin Hall injured while reporting from Ukraine

Fox News correspondent Benjamin Hall, who has been reporting on the ground from Ukraine, was reportedly injured while newsgathering outside of Kyiv Monday.

Fox News correspondent Benjamin Hall, who has been reporting on the ground from Ukraine, was reportedly injured while newsgathering outside of Kyiv Monday. “This is news that we hate to pass along to you, but it’s obviously what happens sometimes in the middle of a conflict,” Fox N...

The Topsham Police Department says students were able to stop a school bus after its driver suffered a medical event Mon...
03/14/2022
Students stop MSAD 75 school bus after driver suffers medical event

The Topsham Police Department says students were able to stop a school bus after its driver suffered a medical event Monday.

TOPSHAM (WGME) -- The Topsham Police Department says students were able to stop a school bus after its driver suffered a medical event Monday. Also read:Baby, father seriously hurt in New Sharon crash, aggressive driving factor in crashPolice say the incident happened around 7:30 a. m. on Route 201....

Billionaire Elon Musk took to social media to challenge Russian President Vladimir Putin to combat for the fate of Ukrai...
03/14/2022
Elon Musk challenges Putin to 'single-combat' for fate of Ukraine

Billionaire Elon Musk took to social media to challenge Russian President Vladimir Putin to combat for the fate of Ukraine.

WASHINGTON (TND) — America billionaire and entrepreneur Elon Musk took to social media to challenge Russian President Vladimir Putin to combat for the fate of Ukraine. I hereby challenge Владимир Путин (Vladimir Putin) to single combat," Musk wrote in his Monday morning tweet. "St...

Some members of the truck convoy headed into Washington D.C. Monday, despite early reports saying they wouldn't go into ...
03/14/2022
Trucker convoy goes into DC, police shut down several streets to help with gridlock

Some members of the truck convoy headed into Washington D.C. Monday, despite early reports saying they wouldn't go into the city.

WASHINGTON (7News) – The truck convoy is still in town and on Monday some of them headed into Washington D. C. , despite early reports saying they wouldn't go into the city. Alert DC put out information saying, "due to ongoing demonstration activity onI-395, I-695 and I-295, motorists should e...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will deliver a virtual address to the U.S. Congress as the Russian war on his co...
03/14/2022
Zelenskyy to deliver virtual address to US Congress

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will deliver a virtual address to the U.S. Congress as the Russian war on his country intensifies.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will deliver a virtual address to the U. S. Congress as the Russian war on his country intensifies. Zelenskyy will speak Wednesday to members of the House and Senate, the Democratic leaders announced. The event will be livestreamed for....

The Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles and court officials have scrambled to close a gap in tracking and sharing information...
03/14/2022
Courts, BMV act after license retained following deadly Maine crash

The Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles and court officials have scrambled to close a gap in tracking and sharing information about criminal convictions that should result in license suspensions.

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles and court officials have scrambled to close a gap in tracking and sharing information about criminal convictions that should result in license suspensions. The problem surfaced whenEthan Rioux-Poulios, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter...

Officials say 2022 is starting off to be a deadly year regarding fatal crashes in Maine. “If we keep this up, we are on ...
03/14/2022
Maine sees staggering increase in deadly crashes to start 2022

Officials say 2022 is starting off to be a deadly year regarding fatal crashes in Maine. “If we keep this up, we are on course for a very deadly spring here in Maine.”

The Bureau of Highway Safety says 2022 is starting off to be a deadly year regarding fatal crashes in Maine. Also read: 2021 is tied for the deadliest year for Maine pedestrians. “That is a concerning trend given 2021 ended as one of our safest years,” the Bureau of Highway Safety said i...

Spring-like weather makes an appearance in Maine this week, but it will come with a brief interruption. A quick-moving s...
03/14/2022
Light snow possible in Maine Tuesday night; mild stretch ahead

Spring-like weather makes an appearance in Maine this week, but it will come with a brief interruption. A quick-moving storm will drop light snow accumulations Tuesday night.

PORTLAND (WGME) -- Spring-like weather makes an appearance in Maine this week, but it will come with a brief interruption. A quick-moving storm will drop light snow accumulations Tuesday night. After a chilly Monday morning, temperatures will warm into the 40s during the afternoon. Clouds and sun wi...

Police are reminding drivers not to crowd plows after a crash in northern Maine. Police say a driver tried to pass a DOT...
03/14/2022
Police remind Maine drivers to give plows space after crash

Police are reminding drivers not to crowd plows after a crash in northern Maine. Police say a driver tried to pass a DOT truck and paid the price.

Police are reminding drivers not to crowd plows after a crash in northern Maine. Maine State Police say a driver tried to pass a DOT truck and paid the price. Also read: Infant, father seriously hurt in New Sharon crash, aggressive driving factor in crashThese pictures are meant to remind people tha...

A South Paris mom went into early labor with twins. Luckily, her young kids were by her side and took action.
03/14/2022
'She's a hero': Kids jump in to help South Paris mother during early labor

A South Paris mom went into early labor with twins. Luckily, her young kids were by her side and took action.

SOUTH PARIS (WGME) -- A South Paris mom went into early labor with twins. Luckily, her young kids were by her side and took action. Melissa Record was going about her day but felt something wasn't right. Also read: Ice age fossil found by Mainer helps raise money for Ukraine. When realized her babie...

A Columbus Police officer who shot and killed 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant in April 2021 will not be charged.
03/12/2022
No charges brought against Columbus Police officer in fatal shooting of Ma'Khia Bryant

A Columbus Police officer who shot and killed 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant in April 2021 will not be charged.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — A Columbus Police officer who shot and killed 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant in April 2021, will not be charged. The Fraternal Order of Police said a grand jury declined to bring charges against Officer Nicholas Reardon. "The jury decided to return a no bill which means the...

The Good Table Restaurant in Cape Elizabeth is selling cupcakes and cookies to help Ukrainians who are facing violence a...
03/12/2022
Cape Elizabeth restaurant sells sweets to help Ukraine

The Good Table Restaurant in Cape Elizabeth is selling cupcakes and cookies to help Ukrainians who are facing violence as Russians invade their country.

CAPE ELIZABETH (WGME) – The Good Table Restaurant in Cape Elizabeth is selling cupcakes and cookies to help Ukrainians who are facing violence as Russians invade their country. The owner says the events touched her heart, and she wanted to do whatever she could to help. Also read:Ice age fossi...

The Abyssinian Meeting House in Portland, one of the country's oldest Black churches, just received $1.7 million in fund...
03/12/2022
Abyssinian Meeting House receives $1.7 million in funding for renovations

The Abyssinian Meeting House in Portland, one of the country's oldest Black churches, just received $1.7 million in funds.

PORTLAND (WGME) – The Abyssinian Meeting House in Portland, one of the country's oldest Black churches, just received $1. 7 million in funds. Also read:Maine to get $200 million for more than 100 state projectsThat money will allow the church to be restored. The people behind preserving such a...

The Las Vegas police officer accused of robbing two casinos and trying to rob a third has been charged in federal court.
03/12/2022
Las Vegas police officer charged in federal court for casino robberies

The Las Vegas police officer accused of robbing two casinos and trying to rob a third has been charged in federal court.

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The Las Vegas police officer accused of robbing two casinos and trying to rob a third has been charged in federal court. Caleb Rogers appeared before a federal magistrate judge on Thursday, where he was formally charged with interference with commerce by robbery and brandish...

It could be a costly end to winter as Mainers see a spike in heating oil prices, but energy experts say customers should...
03/12/2022
Energy experts say Maine customers shouldn't panic about heating oil prices

It could be a costly end to winter as Mainers see a spike in heating oil prices, but energy experts say customers shouldn't panic.

PORTLAND (WGME) – It could be a costly end to winter as Mainers see a spike in heating oil prices, but energy experts say customers shouldn't panic. Also read:Heating oil spike marks costly end to winter in New EnglandRight now, many local companies are charging $5 or more per gallon for oil.....

A Kittery restaurant is auctioning off the tooth of a woolly mammoth to help raise money for Ukraine.
03/12/2022
Ice age fossil found by Mainer helps raise money for Ukraine

A Kittery restaurant is auctioning off the tooth of a woolly mammoth to help raise money for Ukraine.

KITTERY (WGME) - Back in December, a fisherman and owner of New England Fishmongers restaurant in Kittery made a very interesting discovery. As his fisherman pulled in a load of scallops from the sandy seafloor, a large, grooved, rock-like object tumbled onto the boat deck. Captain Tim Rider, and hi...

A woman in S**o is making a difference in the male-dominated industry of auto care.
03/12/2022
Maine woman makes difference as manager in male-dominated auto care industry

A woman in S**o is making a difference in the male-dominated industry of auto care.

S**O (WGME) – A woman in S**o is making a difference in the male-dominated industry of auto care. Also read:Maine business paves way for female oyster farmersFrom the garage to the front desk, Maggie Knudsen knows her way around an auto shop. “I started out as an install tech and kind of...

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BIG show Saturday night! And it’s a NEW one too! Kate Dickerson drops by to talk about the weekend of events planned for the Maine Science Festival, March 16-20 in the Greater Bangor Area. She also talks about the importance of making science FUN! Isabelle Jonason makes her Nite Show debut performing an Amy Winehouse song and it is SO good! Don’t miss it! And, #stpatricksday #1 Fan #Dracula swings by to spread some Irish cheer! We are large, in charge, and statewide in #Maine, Saturday #latenight 11:30 on WABI TV5 / #bangor After college hoops and the News at Ten (scheduled for 11:30) on WPFO FOX23 / #Portland 11:00 pm on WWPI NBC16 / #presqueisle 1am on WGME CBS 13 News, Portland 📸: Whittling Fog Photography
Why did I see a change in commercial for my Pillow? That was inappropriate and shows your company supports traitors. I watch Fox61 all the time and have never seen that. John
Just watched you report on the high price of gas and fuel oil. You pointed to the war as one of the reasons for the higher prices. You failed to mention the fact that Biden stopped the Keystone pipe line and closed federal land to new exploration of oil. I am tired of supposed "news program" covering for the failures of this presidents. Try asking the questions a real reporter should ask. Stop covering for Biden.
Another all new episode of The Nite Show Saturday night, with a guy who called Saturday Night his TV home for 15 years, Al Franken! He is currently on a standup tour which is swinging through Portland’s State Theatre, Portland, Maine on Sunday night, but you can see him on our show ahead of that. Among other things, Franken talks about working with John Belushi. March 5 is the 40th anniversary of Belushi's passing. Plus, Dan & Christie take a peak at some things you might have missed in this weeks State of the Union Address, while rolling out some new segments: “Congratulations, Orlando!” And “Thanks for the Plug!” And Brian Nadeau & The Nite Show Band keep the entire state grooving all night long! #LateNight goes local #Saturday night alllllllll over #Maine! 11:30 on WABI TV5 / #Bangor 10:30 on WPFO FOX23 / #Portland 11:00 on WWPI NBC16 / #PresqueIsle 1am on WGME CBS 13 News, Portland 📸: Whittling Fog Photography
All new episode of #Maine’s only #LateNight talk show Saturday night! The conductor of thevBangor Symphony Orchestra and composer of The Warming Sea, which will headline next month’s Maine Science Festival, Lucas Richman returns to the show to talk about the inspiration for the piece and some very specific details of his incredible work. AND, Whoopy Kat makes an appearance as a performance guest on the show for the first time, performing a Bryan Adams 80’s classic! PLUS, Dan and Christie get an ice skating lesson from Old Town - Orono Hockey Coach Cory Thibodeau. Can you guess who fared better? All new local late night fun, Saturday night all over Maine! 11:30 on WABI TV5 / #Bangor 10:30 on WPFO FOX23 / #Portland 11:00 on WWPI NBC16 / #PresqueIsle 1am on WGME CBS 13 News, Portland 📸: Whittling Fog Photography
Yesterday, hundreds of supporters came together to donate over $87,000 to grant more wishes to kids throughout Maine through the Share the Power of a Wish Campaign with WGME CBS 13 News, Portland and WPFO FOX23. We are so grateful for your investment in our mission! ✨ Our thanks to everyone who made this possible, including our incredible call volunteers, our Wish Ambassadors for the Day, our generous match donor, campaign partners Central Maine Power, Marden's, Cross Insurance, Yankee Ford, cPort Credit Union, and our Media Partner WGME CBS 13 News, Portland and WPFO FOX23. To everyone who donated to give a local child the gift of hope: Thank you! #ShareThePowerofaWish #WishesMatter #ThankfulThursday
📺TUNE-IN ALERT: Don't miss our special program tonight at 7:30 PM on WGME CBS 13 News, Portland and WPFO FOX23 – or stream it online at wgme.com. See familiar faces, hear about an incredible and creative wish story, and learn about the impact of a wish in your community from the medical partners who see it firsthand. You won't want to miss this inspiring program! #ShareThePowerOfAWish #WishesMatter
Several years ago, I was rescued by the bravest hero ever.. SONIC SPIDERBOY 🕷 Tonight at 7:30 PM that story is being shared again on WGME CBS 13 News, Portland and WPFO FOX23. Tune in for something special! 📺 #ShareThePowerOfAWish
Happy #woofwednesday from Xena! Thank you to our friends at WGME CBS 13 News, Portland and WPFO FOX23 for spotlighting her in this morning’s Furever Friend segment. To learn more about Xena, visit our website at https://gahumane.org/adopt/pet/xena/. She us currently up for adoption and ready to meet you! #opttoadopt #gahslovesdogs #happydoggo #beautifulsmile
Have you ever made a child's heartfelt wish come true? As a partner in granting wishes with Make-A-Wish Maine, we invite you to tune in to the Share the Power of a Wish campaign. Be sure to watch at 7:30 PM on WGME CBS 13 News, Portland and WPFO FOX23 to learn more about Sawyer’s wish to be Sonic Spider Boy. We were grateful to be a part of this special wish! Learn how you can make a difference at wish.org/maine. #ShareThePowerOfAWish
Our phone lines are open and volunteers are ready for your calls! ✨📞 Be a part of the Share the Power of a Wish telethon today – tune in to WGME CBS 13 News, Portland and WPFO FOX23 all day to hear inspiring local stories. And then be sure to call to make a donation to share the power of a wish with more children battling critical illnesses! Call us at (866) 712-8337. You can also click the link below to make your gift! #ShareThePowerOfAWish #WishesMatter Donate online: https://donate.onecause.com/wishmaine/home
We are back at The Gracie Theatre with an all new episode this weekend! Morgan Sturdivant has returned to WABI TV5 as the assistant news director and anchor for TV5 News at Noon. She is also a veteran of WMTW-TV and a former student at NESCom at Husson University. She returns to the show to talk news, eggs, and pie. Joey Carroll is a standup comedian who will bring his comedy to Kick Axe Pub & Club at Bangor Mall on Feb. 25. See a taste of what to expect Saturday night, statewide! Plus, some highlights from Dan & Christie’s time at the 49th Annual Dysart's Snowmobile Ride-in / Q-106.5 Celebrity Egg Ride to benefit the Pine Tree Camp! Not only that, but someone is getting pied tonight! All that, plus Brian Nadeau & The Nite Show Band all night long!! #LateNight goes local all over #Maine Saturday night! 11:30 on WABI TV5 / #bangor 10:30 on WPFO FOX23 / #portland 11:00 on WWPI NBC16 / #presqueisle 1am on WGME CBS 13 News, Portland 📸: Whittling Fog Photography