- Former state lawmaker sentenced for marriage fraud scheme Updated: Oct-08-15 5:16 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A former state lawmaker who was previously imprisoned for equity skimming has been sentenced to 13 months in prison for his role in aiding and abetting visa and marriage fraud.
- Maine supreme court wraps up road show Updated: Oct-08-15 4:01 am
HERMON, Maine - The Maine supreme court is wrapping up a road trip to three high schools in Scarborough, where it's hearing an appeal by a man convicted of pushing his wife off a cliff.
- Man convicted of pushing wife off cliff has appeal Thursday Updated: Oct-07-15 4:10 am
SCARBOROUGH, Maine - Maine's highest court will hear arguments in the appeal of a man who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for pushing his wife off a cliff.
- Democrats criticize LePage statement about Oregon shooting Updated: Oct-06-15 10:38 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Democrats are criticizing Maine Gov. Paul LePage's statements about gun control and mental illness related to his order to lower flags to half-staff in honor of the victims of the mass shooting in Roseburg, Oregon.
- Drugs, guns, conservation among proposed Maine legislation Updated: Oct-05-15 5:36 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Lawmakers and state agencies in Maine have submitted more than 400 requests for bills for the upcoming legislative session, including proposals to fight the state's heroin and opiate epidemic, alter gun laws and protect popular land conservation programs currently frozen by Gov. Paul LePage.
- Maine lawmaker from Pittsfield rejoins Democratic Party Updated: Sep-25-15 1:55 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Maine lawmaker who ditched the Democratic Party in April has rejoined the House Democratic Caucus.
- Maine lawmakers ask for review of health fund's finances Updated: Sep-17-15 3:02 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Two Maine lawmakers are asking for a formal review of a fund that was created to help improve health outcomes.
- Man who couldn't mesh with 5 lawyers faces skeptical judges Updated: Sep-16-15 12:08 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - The lawyer for a man who was stripped of his right to a court-appointed attorney because he couldn't get along with five previous lawyers faced skeptical justices on Wednesday who were concerned the defendant was simply gaming the legal system.
- Maine officials discuss psychiatric center certification Updated: Sep-15-15 3:42 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers and the state human services commissioner are discussing whether the state should try to regain federal certification and funding for a psychiatric hospital.
- Democrats tap candidate for Maine House special election Updated: Sep-14-15 1:18 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's Democratic party will run Lynn Olson of Standish in a November special election to fill a seat in the state House of Representatives.
- Maine Gov. LePage threatens to return powers to the EPA Updated: Sep-11-15 12:48 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Gov. Paul LePage has threatened to give key regulatory powers back to the federal government, a move officials say could result in lengthy water permitting delays.
- Neighbors lose case over 297 square feet of lot in top court Updated: Sep-11-15 11:10 am
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - Three Maine residents who took a complaint about the size of a neighbor's lot all the way to the state's highest court have lost.