A cooking fire in a Westbrook apartment building displaced 16 people on Friday morning, but no one was injured. Fire Chief Andrew Turcotte said the fire on Walker Street started in a second-floor kitchen just before 9 a.m. The heat triggered the sprinkler system in that unit, so the flames had been extinguished when Westbrook fire crews arrived on scene. … Continue Reading »
A vehicle fire closed the tunnel at 14th Avenue Southeast under the Capitol Campus on Thursday morning, according to the Capitol Campus’ emergency alert Twitter account. The vehicle was in an eastbound lane and fully engulfed, according to a tweet. The westbound lanes of the tunnel reopened at about 7 a.m.… Continue Reading »
Police are questioning a man they arrested after a three-hour standoff at the Dollar General near Admiral and Harvard.
Investigators say Treveon Vaughn also confessed to several other robberies this year. Police said around 8:00 Friday morning, a man armed with a gun and dressed in black went into the store to rob it.… Continue Reading »