Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....

What is the weather today? Check out the ZONE FORECASTS from Maine.gov!

Winter weather on the way as the New Year arrives.

14 year old pulled himself out of the Kennebec after falling through the ice in Waterville according to centralmaine.com.

No details being released about an officer involved shooting in York county according to US News.

Seaweed is being looked at as an alternative feed for cows according to US News.

New Maine rules will help hemp farmer be in alignment with federal rules according to US News.

An 8 year old died in a car crash in Standish on Saturday according to US News.

A Windham homeowner held a fugitive at gunpoint after finding him hiding in a shed according to US News.

A man shot and killed two people during a church service in Texas before two members of the church security team shot and killed him according to CNN.

Five people were stabbed at a Hanukkah celebration in New York City according to centralmaine.com.

An outlook as to what to expect with ticks in Maine in the future according to WGME.

A cat thought lost in a house fire showed up Christmas Day in Harpswell according to centralmaine.com.