One person injured in Portland shooting


PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Police have charged an 18-year-old with reckless conduct with a firearm, after a shooting that injured a man Friday in Portland.

Police say Christopher McMann shot 20-year-old Daniel Trimble-Smith of Standish. They say the two had a confrontation outside McMann's home at 111 Elizabeth Road. Trimble-Smith is being treated at Maine Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

Police say another bullet went through the wall of a nearby house, damaging some of the furniture inside. The homeowner was there, but was in another room.

Neighbors reported hearing a number of shots around 3:45 Friday afternoon.

"I was on my back deck and I heard four bangs. I thought it was a workman next door," said neighbor Robert Carignan.

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Maine man sentenced for under-the-table dealing of lobsters


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced a Maine man to eight months and ordered him to pay more than $65,000 in restitution for evading income tax and for illegal sales of lobsters.

Robert Thompson, who was sentenced Thursday, pleaded guilty in December to one count of evading income tax on under-the-table cash transactions he made while dock manager for the Spruce Head Fishermen's Cooperative. Prosecutors said he paid cash for lobsters and then sold them for cash to a company in Eliot, Maine.

The 53-year-old Thompson from Rockwood also pleaded guilty to violating the Lacey Act, which makes it a crime to purchase or sell fish or other wildlife in violation of state law.

IRS Special Agent in Charge William Offord said everyone pays "when others swindle the government."


Weekend concerts with Holly Nunan


(NEWS CENTER) -- It's Friday, which means Holly Nunan is here, and she's going to tell us about some cool concerts taking place this weekend.

Watch the video above for the interview with Holly. A full list is also printed below.

Friday, April 17th

Skosh at Irish Twins Pub in Lewiston, Maine

8pm, 21+, Free

Country Roads at Jimmy The Greek's in Old Orchard Beach, Maine

8:30pm, 21+, Free

Jimkata with KGFREEZE at Empire in Portland, Maine

9pm, 21+, $10

Dean Ford & The Keepsakes at Seasons in Bangor, Maine

9pm, 21+, Free

A Mighty Lion at The Rack in Carrabassett Valley, Maine

9pm, 21+, $5

Gunther Brown at Blue in Portland, Maine

10pm, All Ages, Free

Saturday, April 18th

Portland airport gets $917K grant to plan for growth


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- The Portland International Jetport is receiving a $917,000 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to plan for future growth.

General Manager Paul Bradbury says the recent passenger terminal expansion was successful from an energy efficiency point of view. But he says the next master plan will go even further, making sustainability a long-term policy throughout the airport.

Rep. Chellie Pingree says said the airport is a regional asset and an important piece of the economy, so it's important to plan carefully for future growth.

Last year about 1.7 million passengers used the Portland Jetport, and traffic could set a new all-time record this year.


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#BlackLivesMatter march takes over city hall


PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A large group of people invaded city hall Thursday night chanting "Black Lives Matter."

"It seems often as being part of a marginalized group no one wants to hear your voice, and sometimes you get really fed up with being silenced," said Erin Hennessey, who co-organized the march.

A finance committee meeting taking public comment about raising the city's minimum wage had just ended when the crowd of around 125 people gathered at city hall. They were holdings signs that read "Am I next?" and "No Justice, No Peace." They then stormed into city council chambers.

Hennessey and the other organizer Teddy Burage, both with Portland Racial Justice Congress, said they organized the event to fight police violence and other racial injustice in Maine and across the U.S.

Maine permanently revokes fisherman's commercial licenses


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Maine marine officials for the first time have permanently revoked a commercial fisherman's licenses.

Maine Department of Marine Resources officials say they have revoked 33-year-old Lucas Lemoine's licenses after what they said is nearly 20 years of violations.

The scallop fisherman from Swan Island was charged earlier this year with multiple violations of marine resources laws while he had additional violations still pending against him from 2014.

Maine Department of Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher said Lemoine has shown a pattern of willful disregard of marine laws.

Keliher said it is the first time he has used the authority given him last year to permanently revoke a commercial fishing license.

Lemoine can request an administrative hearing to contest the revocations.


City cuts street parking restrictions in half


PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Portlanders that park on the street will find it easier to find spots.

Currently parking is restricted on one side of every street once per week. New signs will only restrict parking to two times per month on some parts of the peninsula and the Nathan Clifford neighborhood.

Crews are installing the signs now and the process will be finished May 1.

The city said the changes come due to input received over the last few years. Residents had asked the city to reduce daytime and nighttime parking restricts.