Bangor, Maine News Update: April 16, 2018
Governor and Mrs. LePage say they’re keeping the Bush family in their prayers after the news broke that former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health and won’t be seeking additional medical treatment. The 92-year-old wife and mother of two former U.S. Presidents has dealt with heart problems in recent years and a family spokesperson says she’s opted for comfort care instead.
State Police say a woman has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly wounding a man by stabbing him in the throat. The attack happened Friday night in an apartment on Main Road North in Hampden. There's no word on whether Sonya Dupray and the male victim know each other or what the motive was for the attack.
Police are investigating after an Old Orchard Beach couple reported they had been pulled over by what turned out to be someone impersonating a police officer. The man said he didn’t have ID, refused to tell them his name, and searched their car before letting them go. Now police are looking for the suspect that the victims said was driving a black Crown Victoria with flashing blue and red lights on the dash.
The Bucksport High school Robotics Team is headed to the world championships for the second year in a row. The team, known as the Buck’s Wrath, qualified yesterday in Boston with their robots 'saucy' and 'spitfire.' The world robotic championships will be held in Detroit, Michigan.
One Maine couple decided to get a little dirty at their wedding, tying the knot Sunday after the Dirty Dog Mud Run. Thomas College in Waterville holds the annual event that includes monkey bars and tire flips, along with a mud crawl. Jennifer and Bill Denis completed the run and were married at the finish line.