Recent Crime News
Tuesday Mar 31 | via Bangor Daily News
Gov. Paul LePage blasted lawmakers who oppose his plans to beef up the state's law enforcement capabilities in the War on Drugs on Tuesday in Augusta. Buy Photo Lori Fowle, D-Vassalboro, said Democrats support LePage's efforts to hire more drug enforcement agents, judges and prosecutors -- but only if the plan is paired with a corresponding increase in funding for substance abuse treatment on Tuesday in Augusta. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via KTVN Reno
A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper died in a shootout that also killed a bank robbery suspect who sheriff's officials believe fatally shot a motorist earlier in the day. A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper just three months out of the academy died in a shootout with a bank robbery suspect also believed to have killed another motorist. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via Bangor Daily News
Maine State Police photo shows a makeshift camp site of Christopher Knight for 27 years in Rome, Maine taken following his arrest on April 4, 2013. A small TV sits on a rock at the site of where Christopher Knight, known locally as the North Pond Hermit, called home, in April 2013. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
In an Oct. 28, 2013 file photo, Christopher Knight, center, is escorted into Kennebec County Superior Court, in Augusta, Maine where entered pleas for multiple burglaries and thefts while living in the woods of Rome, Maine, for 27 years. Knight, who has has finished a special court program, attended a hearing Monday, March 23, 2015, in Kennebec County Superior Court and will begin three years' probation. Comment?
Mar 20, 2015 | via CBS Atlanta
Investigators say they found human remains inside a wood stove in the home of a man charged with killing a finalist from the TV show "Food Network Star," her husband and their unborn child. Investigators say they found human remains inside a wood stove in the home of a man charged with killing a finalist from the TV show "Food Network Star," her husband and their unborn child. Comment?
Mar 19, 2015 | via Star Phoenix
Morgan Hoffmann's day began with news that his 97-year-old grandmother had passed away. It ended with his first lead on the PGA Tour. Comment?
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