• fentanyl September 29, 2023 12:22 am

    Portland police investigating nearly a dozen fentanyl overdoses involving children, with 5 fatal

    Police in Portland, Oregon, are investigating nearly a dozen fentanyl overdoses involving children as young as 1 years old.

  • Oregon May 16, 2023 8:18 pm

    More Than a Dozen People Rescued From Apartment Fire in Oregon

    Firefighters battled flames at a downtown apartment building in Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday.

  • Oregon April 5, 2023 8:03 pm

    Oregon Man Captures Video of Boater Running Over Sea Lions

    A boater was caught on video purposely hitting groups of sea lions near Hayden Island in Portland.

  • Portland December 20, 2022 5:21 pm

    Man Charged in Fourth of July Shooting in Portland

    Months after a night of violence in Portland, Maine, including a shooting and fireworks launched at police officers, there has been an arrest in connection to the incident in Massachusetts. On Monday evening, Portland Police announced that a U.S. Marshal violent crimes task force and local police had taken 46-year-old Hamza Hassan into custody in Medford on charges of...

  • Portland December 6, 2022 11:21 am

    Recent Portland Killings, Violence Have Residents on Edge

    In 2022, Portland, Maine, has had shootings in the city double from 2021, and multiple murders and shootings have occurred in well-trafficked areas at the heart of the city. Last Tuesday, a 26-year-old man whom police identified as a city resident named Tyler Flexon was shot and wounded near the intersection of Sherman Street and Mellen Steet. Investigators say that he…

  • Maine November 15, 2022 1:27 pm

    Active Shooter Threats, Believed to Be Hoaxes, Reported at Maine Schools

    Active shooter threats that are believed to be hoaxes have been reported at schools throughout Maine on Tuesday morning, according to the state Department of Public Safety. “The Department of Public Safety is aware of multiple active shooter threats that have been made at schools throughout the state. Maine State Police have been assisting local law enforcement agencies with these…

  • Massachusetts November 14, 2022 7:30 am

    These New England Cities Are Among the Rattiest in the US

    Rats have been a rising problem in New England cities and some have been named among the most rat-infested cities in the country. Boston; Hartford; Portland, Maine; and Burlington, Vermont, were the cities in New England included in the top 50 for 2022. Chicago, New York City and Los Angeles topped the list. Boston is the rattiest New England city,…

  • missing person November 7, 2022 3:54 pm

    Missing Portland Man May be Experiencing Mental Health Issues, Police Say

    Police in Portland, Maine, are searching for a missing 21-year-old man who may be experiencing mental health issues. Police said 21-year-old Samuel Mugisha was last seen leaving his apartment on Auburn Street around 8 a.m. Friday. He is known to visit his uncle’s house on Kenneth Street in Westbrook, but he has not shown up there. Mugisha is 5-foot-11, 200…

  • Portland October 10, 2022 6:37 pm

    ‘Shocking' Shooting in Portland's Popular Old Port District Under Investigation

    Police in Portland, Maine are looking to speak with anyone who has information about a shooting in the city’s busy Old Port early Saturday morning. According to investigators, officers on foot heard a gunshot around 1 a.m. near Fore and Moulton streets as bars in the area were closing up and people were exiting businesses onto sidewalks. The officers...

  • Saco September 30, 2022 10:50 am

    Maine Woman Found Safe Following Silver Alert

    Authorities in Maine say a woman was safety found issued after a Silver Alert was issued for her. The Saco Police Department issued a Silver Alert for Deborah Davidson-Stewart of Saco, the Maine Department of Public Safety said early Friday morning in a news release. The woman posted on Facebook that she was in the Portland area, police said, possibly…

  • Boston September 20, 2022 6:26 pm

    Two Portland Restaurants Make List of Best Restaurants in U.S.

    Portland, Maine is home to two restaurants on the New York Times’ list of the 50 best restaurants in the country – Leeward and Twelve.

  • forecast September 20, 2022 4:39 pm

    Forecast: Showers Taper Late Tuesday

    Overnight Tonight: Showers taper. Lows in the 50s, 40s north. Wednesday: Sun & clouds, pleasant air, evening shower west. Highs around 70, 60s north. Thursday: Areas of rain, isolated thunder. Breezy. Highs around 70.

  • Restaurants September 20, 2022 6:29 pm

    4 of the Best Restaurants Nationwide Are in New England, New York Times Says

    In The New York Times’ annual ranking of 50 best restaurants in the country, two Massachusetts spots are featured as among the greatest nationwide. Neptune Oyster in Boston and Dear Annie in Cambridge have both secured a ranking in this year’s list, alongside two other restaurants in New England. “Dishes like cuttle-ink risotto with generous chunks of lobster and Nantucket…

  • Portland September 12, 2022 7:05 pm

    Two Seriously Injured in Shooting in Portland, Maine's Old Port

    Two people were seriously hurt early Monday morning in a shooting in the Old Port area of Portland, Maine, according to police. Two Portland officers were patrolling when they heard gunshots ring out around 1 a.m. The officers found a man on Wharf Street, near Union Street, who had been shot multiple times, a news release from the police department…

  • hate crimes August 18, 2022 7:38 pm

    Possible Hate Crimes Under Investigation Near Mosque in Portland, Maine

    Police in Portland, Maine, say they’re investigating possible hate crimes at and around a mosque in the city. The incidents include a video of a burning Quran sent to a member of the mosque and a message left on “pavement” near the home of a Muslim family living a short distance away, according to a spokesperson for the Portland...

  • Maine August 9, 2022 6:03 pm

    Portland Launching New Bike Share Program

    Next week, Portland, Maine will see the result of a decade-long push for a new way to get around the city. A bike share program will launch finally launch in the city with what is expected to be 30 bike stations and 200 bikes. The bikes can be accessed through an app and will be available in both pedal and…

  • Portland July 11, 2022 8:51 am

    One Dead, 7 Others Injured After Boating Accident in Conn.: Officials

    State Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection officials said they’re investigating a single-vessel boating accident that happened just north of Petzold’s Marina. There were eight people on board the boat, two of which were minors between the ages of six and 12, DEEP officials said. The children were taken to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center for treatment. “The boat collided...

  • Maine July 8, 2022 6:40 pm

    Small Plane Crash at Portland Jetport Sends 2 to Hospital, Closes Airport

    A small plane crashed Friday at the Portland International Jetport, the Maine city’s major airport, police said. The two people on board were taken to the hospital, Portland police said, with injuries that are not life-threatening. The airport was temporarily closed. Flights were being held at their points of origin, and five flights heading to Portland were diverted to...

  • Portland July 7, 2022 7:03 pm

    Reports of Mysterious Monkey in Portland

    There’s a monkey mystery in a Portland, Maine neighborhood.  On both Monday and Wednesday, multiple people reported seeing a monkey right outside of Tandem Coffee + Bakery on Congress Street in the city’s West End. “My friend Chloe said, ‘oh my God, is that a monkey?’ I said yeah, I thought it was a monkey too!” said Anna McMurchy,...

  • Maine July 7, 2022 5:31 pm

    Reports of Mysterious Monkey in Portland

    Several witnesses say they have seen a monkey on the loose in Portland, but it has yet to be captured or claimed.

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