Six arrested in Bangor on drug trafficking charges

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --  MDEA say six people were arrested Monday night following the execution of a search warrant at 26 Spring Street in Bangor. They also say a 10 year old is currently in custody of DHHS after agents found the child living in the home. 

According to agents, investigators with MDEA’s North Central Task Force in Bangor, with the assistance of the Bangor Police Department, have for the past month been investigating the sale of crack cocaine and heroin from the home on Spring street. This investigation has included the undercover purchase of crack from individuals inside the apartment.

Trial for man accused of killing baby continues


BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A judge's trial of a Bangor man charged in the death of his 3-month-old son continued into day three Thursday morning. 

Police say 18-year-old Dustin Brown's son died nearly three years ago. The day of the death, officers responded to the home for a baby who was not breathing back on Nov. 25, 2012. The infant was taken the hospital, where he later died. Brown told police the baby went limp during a feeding, but an autopsy indicates the infant, Xander Brown, died from trauma.

The prosecution recalled that Brown's son, Xander, was born prematurely but did not have any medical issues when he was brought home. The prosecution argued Brown acted Brown negligently when left along with the baby. 

Bangor police investigating death of 2-year-old

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Bangor Police Department is investigating the death of a two year-old girl.

Detectives were called to a home on Center Street in Bangor just after 9:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. Police must investigate all deaths of children age three and under in Maine.

Bangor Police are not releasing information on the cause of the child's death at this time.

This story will be updated.

Day two: Trial for man accused of killing 3-month-old

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A judge's trial of a Bangor man charged in the death of his 3-month-old son continued into day two Wednesday morning. 

Bangor police warn empty bottles with 'sludge' residue can be dangerous

BANGOR, Maine(NEWS CENTER) -- The Bangor Police Department is warning residents of picking up empty bottles that contain white or brown 'sludge' inside. 

Police posted on Facebook that someone alerted them to bottles accompanied with a Sudafed box on a foot path in the town. Police said the woman had recently been educated about the spike in small batch cooking of meth and knew when she saw these bottles coupled with the empty box of Sudafed, that it could be exactly what had been happening. 

The residue left in these bottles could be poisonous and should not be touched by children or adults, police report. The residue can be brown and white and appears like a sludge inside the bottles. However, police say if you see a bottle with any color sludge, don't pick it up. 

Trial of father charged in baby's death underway



Dixie Chicks to make stop in Bangor as they launch US tour next summer

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — The Dixie Chicks are ready to party in the U.S.A.

The Grammy-winning group will kick off its DCX MMXVI World Tour on June 1 in Cincinnati. It wraps up the tour Oct. 10 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.

The group will visit more than 40 cities, including in Bangor at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion on June 16. Other stops include, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Detroit, Dallas, and Toronto.

According to the Waterfront Concert website, tickets go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. and range from $38.00 - $132.00.

The Dixie Chicks are Natalie Maines, Emily Robison and Martie Maguire. Their last album, Taking the Long Way, was in 2006. It won the Grammy for album of the year. And its hit single, Not Ready to Make Nice, won song and record of the year Grammys.