- Lawmakers: National Park director doesn't address concerns Updated: Feb-12-16 3:33 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A letter from the National Park Service director to U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin has done little to allay concerns that President Barack Obama's administration could create a national monument on privately owned land east of Baxter State Park.
- Mother gives birth in Bath supermarket parking lot Updated: Feb-12-16 2:42 pm
BATH, Maine - Emergency medical personnel successfully delivered a baby girl in the parking lot of a supermarket in southern Maine.
- Maine governor accused of insensitivity with 'Mr. Chiu' joke Updated: Feb-12-16 2:29 pm
LEWISTON, Maine - Maine Gov. Paul LePage is being accused of racial insensitivity over a joke about a Chinese investor's name.
- Bill to limit use of video cameras at polls wins support Updated: Feb-12-16 1:27 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - A bill that would make it harder to use video cameras to intimidate voters is winning bipartisan support from Maine lawmakers.
- Young herring gull flies 1,700 miles to Pascagoula Updated: Feb-12-16 12:54 pm
PASCAGOULA, Mississippi - A six-month-old herring gull named K2A has defied the odds by flying more than 1,700 miles from Great Duck Island in Maine to Pascagoula's Point Park.
- Maine man charged in father's death pleads guilty Updated: Feb-12-16 12:44 pm
SKOWHEGAN, Maine - A Maine man who told detectives he got drunk, didn't take his medication and does not remember fatally shooting his father has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
- Maine man sentenced to 45 years for pipe beating death Updated: Feb-12-16 12:41 pm
SKOWHEGAN, Maine - A judge has imposed a 45-year prison sentence on a Maine man convicted in the pipe-beating death of another man in 2013.
- Man who defrauded more than 12 banks, businesses sentenced Updated: Feb-12-16 9:44 am
BANGOR, Maine - A federal judge has sentenced an Augusta man to more than two years in prison for defrauding more than a dozen banks and businesses by using altered and counterfeit checks.
- Inmate dies at Maine state prison in Warren Updated: Feb-12-16 7:16 am
WARREN, Maine - The state Department of Corrections says an inmate has died at the Maine State Prison in Warren.
- Police seeking information in 1999 killing of Maine girl Updated: Feb-12-16 7:15 am
SCARBOROUGH, Maine - Police in Maine are asking the public for information in the 1999 killing of a 15-year-old girl.
- Authorities investigating death of inmate in Maine prison Updated: Feb-12-16 7:14 am
WARREN, Maine - Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at the Maine State Prison in Warren.
- Maine woman appeals conviction for toddler death Updated: Feb-12-16 4:06 am
BANGOR, Maine - A Maine mother who's serving a 37-year sentence for killing her 2½-year-old daughter and leaving her body in a car is appealing to Maine's highest court.
- Maine lab opening centers on seafood security, Arctic Ocean Updated: Feb-12-16 4:05 am
EAST BOOTHBAY, Maine - Bigelow Laboratory in East Boothbay is opening two new centers that will focus on seafood security and the opening of the Arctic Ocean.
- UMass Lowell beats Maine in double overtime 108-95 Updated: Feb-11-16 7:41 pm
BANGOR, Maine - Matt Harris scored a career-high 33 points, including eight in a 21-point overtime outburst for UMass Lowell, and the River Hawks defeated Maine 108-95 on Thursday.
- As nominee faces heat, Maine governor picks himself instead Updated: Feb-11-16 6:35 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead.
- Maine man charged with manslaughter in death of girlfriend Updated: Feb-11-16 5:36 pm
BATH, Maine - A Maine man who shot his fiancÃ©e in the head while showing a gun to a prospective buyer in a Bath parking lot is facing criminal charges.
- Maine landlord who killed tenants gets life in prison Updated: Feb-11-16 5:36 pm
ALFRED, Maine - A Maine landlord who admitted killing two tenants following a dispute over parking spots after a snowstorm was sentenced Thursday to life in prison.
- Garmin buys Maine-based GPS products company DeLorme Updated: Feb-11-16 4:58 pm
YARMOUTH, Maine - Swiss-based Garmin Ltd., known for its GPS technologies, is buying Maine-based DeLorme, which produces maps and hand-held satellite communications.
- Speaker says LePage using state money to encourage loyalty Updated: Feb-11-16 4:02 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - An attorney for House Speaker Mark Eves says Gov. Paul LePage is using state money to entice political loyalty and that the practice threatens Maine's public-party democracy.
- Norwegian wins opening event at World Cup biathlon in Maine Updated: Feb-11-16 4:00 pm
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - A Norwegian with perfect 10-for-10 shooting has won the first event in the World Cup biathlon in northern Maine.
- Augusta education board approves medical marijuana policy Updated: Feb-11-16 3:22 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Augusta Board of Education has approved a policy that would allow students to use medical marijuana to manage various medical conditions.
- Maine bookstore owner makes huge profit in rare stamp sale Updated: Feb-11-16 2:29 pm
FAIRFIELD, Maine - A central Maine bookstore owner cashed in after selling a set of rare U.S. Postal Service stamps that brought in just under $60,000 at an auction in Fairfield.
- Authorities: Fatal hunting trip shooting was an accident Updated: Feb-11-16 5:45 am
ROCKLAND, Maine - Authorities say a Maine man who shot a Connecticut State Police trooper during a hunting trip in Texas is unlikely to be charged.
- Ex-tax collector accused of stealing money to stand trial Updated: Feb-11-16 5:33 am
SKOWHEGAN, Maine - A former tax collector accused of stealing more than $400,000 from a Maine town is set to be tried in June.
- Amid boom in catch, debate rages over lobster license rules Updated: Feb-10-16 5:08 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Members of the next generation of Maine lobster fishermen say they fear they will never get a license to fish for the valuable critters, but some longstanding lobstermen fear changing the rules could result in overfishing.