Pledge: Maine Governor Promises $5 Million to Lewiston Mass Shooting Survivors

AUGUSTA, Maine – Governor Janet Mills of Maine has made a commitment to allocate over $5 million to aid the survivors of the mass shootings that took place in Lewiston last year. This announcement was part of her proposals outlined during the State of the State address on Tuesday night. She emphasized the importance of ensuring safety and peace for all, regardless of age or location. Gov. Mills also urged the state legislature to take …

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Commission Investigating Lewiston Shootings Urgently Demanding Subpoena Power

LEWISTON, Maine – An independent commission investigating the mass shooting at Schemengees Bar and Grille in Lewiston, Maine on October 27, 2023, is expressing the need for subpoena power to further its investigations. The shooting, carried out by Army reservist Robert Card, resulted in the deaths of 18 people, making it the deadliest mass shooting in Maine’s history. The commission’s call for subpoena power comes in the wake of revelations that warnings about Card’s behavior …

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Legislative Committee Considers Emergency Request for Lewiston Mass Shooting Investigation Subpoena Power

PORTLAND, Maine – A legislative committee in Maine is considering an emergency request to grant powers to a panel investigating the mass shooting that took place in Lewiston last year, which resulted in the deaths of 18 people. The independent commission is looking into the October shootings and is seeking subpoena power to access critical information, including the shooter’s military records. This request has the support of Democratic Governor Janet Mills, who has emphasized the …

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Maine Character Energy: Charity Anthology Raises Money for Everytown for Gun Safety After Lewiston Mass Shooting

LEWISTON, Maine – In response to the tragic mass shooting that took place in October, a group of 11 Maine writers came together to create a collection of stories with the purpose of raising funds for the nonprofit organization Everytown for Gun Safety. The anthology, titled “Maine Character Energy: A Charity Anthology,” was the brainchild of editor Sarah Parke, who was inspired by a column written by Stephen King for The New York Times. This …

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Tribute Song: Maine Musicians Unite for Lewiston After Mass Shooting

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — More than 20 musicians from across Maine came together in Portland to record a music video dedicated to the city of Lewiston. The song, originally written over 20 years ago as a promotional campaign to celebrate the city, has been intermittently used since then. After a mass shooting in October, songwriter Con Fullam approached the city about creating a new version of the song, feeling that it was something the people …

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Lewiston Bowling Alley Strives to Reopen After Tragic Mass Shooting

LEWISTON, Maine – Following a tragic mass shooting, the Just-In-Time Recreation, formerly known as Sparetime Recreation, is aiming to reopen. The bowling alley was the site of the shooting, and the community is rallying behind the efforts to restore it to its former state. The incident has left the community in shock, and local authorities are working to ensure the safety of the establishment before it reopens. The bowling alley has been a staple in …

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Lewiston Bowling Alley Renovating, Planning to Reopen After Maine’s Deadliest Mass Shooting

LEWISTON, Maine – The bowling alley involved in Maine’s deadliest mass shooting is undergoing renovations with plans to reopen after a gunman opened fire on October 25th, killing 18 people and injuring 13. Seven of the victims died at the Just-in-Time Recreation and Schemengees Bar and Grille in Lewiston. The establishment posted on Facebook that they are working on reopening and are looking forward to seeing everyone soon. Pictures on their Facebook page show the …

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Army Reservist’s Warning Signs Ignored Before Deadly Lewiston Shooting

LEWISTON, Maine – A series of missed opportunities and warning signs preceded a tragic shooting in Lewiston, where a U.S. Army reservist killed 18 people before taking his own life. Sean Hodgson, the shooter’s best friend, had raised concerns about his friend’s escalating anger and paranoia to their Army supervisor, but his warnings were not heeded. Hodgson had watched as his friend, Robert Card, started to unravel over time, showing signs of paranoia and anger. …

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Transcripts Released: Lewiston Mass Shooting Unveils Terrifying 911 Calls and Panic

LEWISTON, Maine – The 911 transcripts from the mass shooting in Lewiston, Maine have been released, shedding light on the initial moments of panic and desperate calls for help. The transcripts provide insight into the terrifying situation that unfolded on that fateful day. According to the transcripts, the calls for help described scenes of chaos and fear as the shooting unfolded. The callers urgently pleaded for police and medical assistance, painting a harrowing picture of …

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