Leroy Smith III of Gardiner made his first court appearance (May 8) today. He's accused of killing his father, 56-year-old Leroy Smith II at their Gardiner home on Cannard Street. His father’s remains were found Monday (May 5) in numerous trash bags left in a wooded area off Lincoln Street in Richmond, about eight miles from their apartment.
It's a free community event Saturday, May 10. Join in the fun at the George J. Mitchell School, Drummond Avenue, as a thank you to Waterville residents for being so supportive of the school. The George J. Mitchell School Spring Carnival will be from 10am-2pm.
An Augusta fire has caused $100,000 of damage. The blaze occurred at the Darling’s Dodge dealership on Western Avenue early in this (May 4) morning. The building suffered significant damage. One firefighter did have a minor injury, however they did not need any assistance.
Nine people were seriously injured today (May 4) at a circus performance in Providence, RI. The accident was during the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus’ Legends show. The tragedy was due to a platform collapsing during an aerial hair-hanging stunt.
It was tough long day at Fenway yesterday (May 1) as the Red Sox were swept by the Tampa Bay Rays. However, for one fan, it turned out okay. He is now getting his 15 minutes of fame after making a pretty spectacular catch.
As of 6 o'clock this morning there are 16 confirmed dead in Arkansas and 1 in Oklahoma from tornadoes that swept through the states overnight. I spoke with a friend this morning in Jonesboro, Arkansas, who is hunkering down safely with her children and they, along with others, should be in our thoughts and prayers as more storms are expected.
This is a drone video shot in the aftermath of one of the twisters that swept through the state of Arkansas last evening.
The Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings (April 26) today in Game 5 of their opening round Stanley Cup playoff series. The Bruins now advance to the second round where they will take on another 'Original Six' team, the Montreal Canadiens.
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