Bangor, Maine News Update: December 11, 2017
State Police are investigating the deaths of a husband and wife as an apparent murder-suicide. Troopers found the bodies Saturday after the husband called 911 about a shooting in his Manchester house. The victims are 82-year-old Clyde Shue and his 62-year-old wife, Kimberly.
A 15-hour standoff in Waterville ended at around 11:30 Sunday morning after a suspect fired six shots inside an apartment building on College Avenue. Police say 23-year-old Michael Joslyn was upset with his landlord who lives in the apartment below his and was trying to shoot through his floor. Pepper balls were used by police to stun Joslyn when he tried to run away from police.
Police in Washington County are investigating an armed home invasion. A woman in East Machias told police that a man entered her home Saturday afternoon, brandished a weapon and demanded money, before fleeing on foot. Officials say a suspect has been identified but, so far, no arrests have been made.
A Maine legislative panel is set to discuss the cost of expanding Medicaid to some 70,000 citizens in a public referendum. Governor Paul LePage has said he won't implement the voter-approved expansion until it's fully funded by the state Legislature, because he says the expansion's $54 million price tag would balloon hospital debt and divert money from the elderly, disabled and children.
The Hathaway Holiday light show is underway on Hillview Drive in Bangor, with the lights, music running from 5 to 9 each night, and hot chocolate served up to onlookers. The Hathaway family does it to help raise donations for the NICU at Eastern Maine Medical Center.