Police are investigating the state's first homicide of the year in Newport. Police found Anielka Allen deceased after receiving a 911 call from the residence. Her husband, Frederick Allen is now charged with murder for what police have termed a domestic violence homicide.

When a mother and daughter in the town of Mexico went to bed over the weekend, and were awakened when the mother’s ex-boyfriend held a gun to her head. Police say Harry Every had broken into the house earlier in the day and waited in the basement for his opportunity, but the gun misfired twice and the women were able to escape out a window. Every is now charged with attempted murder.

A Wilton woman has been indicted for allegedly stealing a Jeep, which contained three small children. Shannon Dupree  told police she was under the influence of drugs and doesn't remember leading police on a 15 mile chase before crashing the Jeep into a house. The children were not hurt in the incident.

A man arrested on Wednesday for shooting at construction workers in Waldoboro has been arrested again. Workers took cover when bullets began bouncing off their equipment and they allegedly saw Stephen Rosetti shooting at the site. He was arrested again on Thursday when police found him in possession of a firearm, which was a violation of his bail.

A report from the Maine PUC says CMP’s metering and billing systems were not responsible for systemic overbilling, that led to widespread customer complaints. While investigators did find some billing defects associated with the company’s new billing system and some human errors, they say the high bills were due to a record-breaking cold snap and a double-digit increase in the electricity supply price.

Game Wardens and park rangers rescued a deer yesterday that fell through the ice near Acadia National Park. The team pulled the deer from Hodgdon Pond, and said it was cold and exhausted, but alert. Mainers are reminded to use extreme caution on the ice, and check the thickness frequently.

Campers may soon be able to become glampers in Surry, as a Montana-based company seeks to build a luxury-based campsite near Acadia National Park. The sites would feature tents, with king-size beds, linens, bathrooms, and wood-burning stoves. If the venture is approved it will be the first Under Canvas glampsite east of the Mississippi.

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