Wet and windy conditions across Maine


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(NEWS CENTER) -- A nor'easter has made its way to Maine bringing strong winds, heavy rain and rough surf along the coast.

The storm will begin dying down by Friday, when there will be scattered showers.

Before the storm ends, it is expected to dump up to 5 inches of rain on the state.

Local power companies were reporting less than 2,000 customers without power in Maine early Thursday afternoon. Most of those outages were in York County. Up to five inches of rain have fallen in some areas.

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Police investigate apparent drug overdose in Portsmouth


PORTSMOUTH, N. H. (NEWS CENTER) -- Portsmouth Police are investigating an apparent overdose after a woman was found dead at Winchester Place Apartments.

30-year-old Cassie Claremont was pronounced dead at the scene.

Portsmouth Police Department, along with the Office of the Medical Examiner, suspect Claremont died from a heroin overdose. Lab tests are still pending.

If you have information concerning this investigation, please call Detective Adam Kozlowski (603) 610-7538.


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