Litchfield Homicide, TN Waffle House Shootings and Other Things You Need to Know Today
Here are the things you need to know today......
Officials are investigating a homicide in Litchfield. The body of 47-year-old Kimberly Mironovas of Hallowell Rd. Sunday. Centralmaine.com reports three teens have were taken into custody.
Nonprofit groups that provide heating aid to low-income Mainers will get a sales tax exemption under a new state law. Lawmakers overwhelmingly overrode Gov. LePage's veto of the bill according to US News.
Maine crime victims must now receive notification of a defendant's escape from prison or jail under a new state law. The law also applies in the case of individuals with mental illness who have escaped from an institution where they've been committed according to US News.
Maine schools hoping to boost security now get priority for state loans. The law says school security upgrades get high priority for consideration for loans through Maine's underfunded school renovation fund. Current law gives high priority for safety projects in general according to US News.
Four people who were killed Sunday after a man opened fire at a Tennessee Waffle House. Fox News reports the manhunt for the suspect continues. A customer of the restaurant wrestled the gun away from the shooter.