- Report: Maine trooper fired, killed gunman, in self-defense Updated: Sep-04-15 1:20 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Attorney General Janet Mills says an investigation concluded a Maine trooper who killed a man last year in Ludlow was justified in using deadly force.
- Manslaughter conviction upheld in double-fatal crash Updated: Sep-03-15 3:14 pm
PARIS, Maine - The Maine supreme court has upheld the manslaughter conviction of a driver in a crash that killed two of her passengers.
- Maine State Police investigating fatal motorcycle crash Updated: Aug-31-15 5:26 am
MEDWAY, Maine - Maine State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that happened near Medway.
- Maine state police create unit to examine drug trends Updated: Aug-26-15 2:14 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Participants in a summit convened by Maine Gov. Paul LePage to address the state's drug epidemic have agreed to create a special unit at the state police intelligence center that's going to focus on drugs, and to set up three working groups focusing on law enforcement, education and treatment.
- LePage again mulls US Senate run he once called a joke Updated: Aug-26-15 9:59 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's Republican Governor Paul LePage says he is again considering a run for U.S. Senate in 2018.
- Group turns over donor list from gay marriage fight in Maine Updated: Aug-24-15 5:35 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The president of a hedge fund contributed $1.25 million to the National Organization for Marriage's efforts to defeat Maine's gay marriage law in 2009, providing more than half of national anti-gay marriage group's donations during the campaign, according to a campaign disclosure report.
- LePage: Mill layoffs show need for tax, energy changes Updated: Aug-21-15 5:07 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Republican Gov. Paul LePage says the elimination of 300 jobs at a Maine mill underscores the need to reduce the state's taxes and energy costs.
- Maine Democratic lawmaker moving out of district resigns Updated: Aug-21-15 3:22 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Democratic Maine lawmaker serving his fourth term in the Legislature is resigning because his family is moving out of his district.
- Maine AG says drug overdose totals similar to last year Updated: Aug-21-15 3:34 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's attorney general says the number of drug overdose deaths in the state is on track to be similar to last year, which was the worst year on record.
- Maine committee delays decision on LePage investigation Updated: Aug-20-15 3:14 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Maine legislative committee has delayed making a decision on whether the state's watchdog agency should investigate allegations that Republican Gov. Paul LePage forced the president of the World Acadian Congress to step down.
- Public to get chance to buy piece of old State House dome Updated: Aug-19-15 4:01 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Members of the public may soon be able to get their hands on a piece of the century-old green copper removed from the dome of the Maine State House.
- Maine high court rules against man jailed over drunken brawl Updated: Aug-19-15 2:14 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's highest court has ruled against a man who appealed his conviction on domestic violence assault charges stemming from a brawl with his ex-girlfriend and stepdaughter.
- Maine's highest court rules against woman in abuse case Updated: Aug-19-15 12:19 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's highest court is denying an appeal from a woman convicted of aiding her husband's sexual abuse of a preteen girl.
- Police: Search for slaying suspect will cost $500k Updated: Aug-19-15 7:17 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Authorities say the manhunt for a Maine man accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend will cost state police hundreds of thousands of dollars.
- Democratic Maine lawmakers heading to Belfast on jobs tour Updated: Aug-19-15 4:08 am
BELFAST, Maine - A group of Democratic lawmakers will visit the Belfast area this week to meet with workers as part of their statewide "jobs tour."
- Maine court: State can vaccinate child over mother's wishes Updated: Aug-14-15 1:46 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's highest court says that the state can have a child in its custody vaccinated over the parent's objections.
- Man sentenced for child pornography subject to sex assault charges Updated: Aug-13-15 4:43 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's highest court is ruling that a man sentenced to 40 years in federal prison for producing and possessing child pornography is also subject to state charges for sexual attacks.
- Clarification: LePage-Drugs story Updated: Aug-12-15 9:43 am
BANGOR, Maine - In a story Aug. 11 about Gov. Paul LePage saying he might use the National Guard to combat Maine's drug epidemic, The Associated Press reported that lawmakers had rejected his proposals to hire more drug agents. Lawmakers approved funding last session for six additional state drug agents, two judges and two drug prosecutors to handle major drug crimes. LePage's proposed budget last session called for seven additional drug agents, four district attorneys and four judges.
- Wife of late Sanford representative to run for his seat Updated: Aug-11-15 5:10 pm
SPRINGVALE, Maine - The wife of a former Maine House representative says she will run to fill the seat left open by his death last month.
- Former GOP chairman in Maine becomes a county commissioner Updated: Aug-11-15 3:39 am
FARMINGTON, Maine - Maine Gov. Paul LePage has appointed former Republican Chairman Charlie Webster to the Franklin County commission.
- Virginia governor heading to Maine for Democrats' fundraiser Updated: Aug-09-15 10:01 am
FREEPORT, Maine - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is swinging through Maine to help raise money for the state's Democratic party.
- Maine court: 65 bills are law after LePage misses deadline Updated: Aug-06-15 4:53 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Dozens of bills opposed by Republican Gov. Paul LePage have become law because he misinterpreted the Maine Constitution and didn't veto the measures in time, the state's highest court said Thursday.