1. 22-year-old Patrick Lobor, of Portland died after a multi-car crash on Riverside Street in Portland on Saturday afternoon, according to Portland Police. Police said the crash happened around 1:38 p.m. and involved three cars. Police said one of the drivers, Lobor, of Portland, got out, stumbled to middle of the intersection, collapsed, and was found dead by first responders. Police are not classifying this as a traffic fatality at this time. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of his death. Multiple sources who knew Lobor personally said he was a star athlete and played basketball at Deering High School and Southern Maine Community College.
2. October 7th, the town of Norridgewock will dedicate a bridge after the late Somerset County Sheriff’s Deputy Eugene Cole, who was killed in the line of duty in April. The bridge will be dedicated on what would have been Cole’s 62nd birthday. More details will be available closer to the dedication date.
(News Center Maine)
3. The starting line was painted into place for the 21st Beach to Beacon 10K Sunday. More than 6,500 runners, including some of the world’s best distance runners, will gather Saturday for the 6.2-mile race.
4. MoviePass couldn’t afford to pay for movie tickets on Thursday. MoviePass’ parent company, Helios and Matheson, had to borrow $5 million on Friday to get back up and running, and apologized to angry users who were denied tickets Thursday. “We ask for your understanding and vocal support during this time, as we continue to fundamentally change an industry that hasn’t evolved much in years,” the company said. However, Wall Street didn’t like the look of things: Helios and Matheson’s stock dropped from $7 to $3 following the news. MoviePass is a subscription-based movie theater ticketing service, which allows users to pay $9.95 a month and see one movie every day.
5. Saturday, September 1 (Labor Day Weekend) Hot 104.7 & Grass Monkey Present another #HOTSHOW starring Lil Jon at the State Theatre. Tickets are ON SALE HERE! Charge by phone at 800-745-3000, in person at the Port City Music Hall box office Wednesday-Friday 10AM-5PM or online at Hot1047Maine.com.