AUGUSTA -- A man awaiting trial on murder, arson, robbery and theft charges has been indicted by a grand jury in Kennebec County on a charge of assaulting a jail officer and damaging a cell.
AUGUSTA -- Kaplan University will start enrolling students next month for a nursing program set to begin in February, and two information technology degree programs should follow later in 2013.
AUGUSTA -- A federal report has found the VA Maine Healthcare System-Togus fell short of standards that govern training for end-of-life care and proper storage of oxygen tanks.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Susan Rice, the embattled U.N. ambassador, abruptly withdrew from consideration to be the next secretary of state on Thursday after a bitter, weekslong standoff with Republican senators who declared they would fight to defeat her nomination.
The Natural Resources Council of Maine on Thursday renewed its attack on the Department of Environmental Protection's selection of an out-of-state contractor to help modernize Maine's mining rules, alleging that both the contractor and the DEP had "misrepresented" the company's credentials, experience and ties to the mining industry.
LAKEPORT, Calif. -- A former Augusta, Maine, man probably will spend the rest of his life in prison after a jury here on Thursday found him guilty of the first-degree murder of a Maine couple because of a drug dispute.
AUGUSTA -- Gov. Paul LePage has ordered that the Maine state flag be flown at half-staff Saturday in Mount Vernon remembrance of Russell Libby, the tireless organic farming advocate.
HARTLAND -- Town officials are using an unusual method to look for leaks and cracks in the town's aging sewer system -- releasing smoke into the pipes and then watching for escaping puffs.
With same-sex marriage set to become legal Dec. 29 in Maine, gay and lesbian advocacy groups want to make sure that same-sex couples who plan to get married soon have all the information they need.
SKOWHEGAN -- It was all about kid power Thursday during a surprise assembly at Skowhegan Area Middle School.
BENTON -- Classmates of a first-grade girl who died this week of illness are coping with the tragedy, while state health officials recommended members of the school community take typical steps to avoid the spread of germs.
WASHINGTON -- In the farewell remarks of her congressional career, U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe called representing Maine "the greatest privilege of my life" but also expressed concerns the Senate was "losing the art of legislating" amid the partisan gridlock.
MADISON -- The town is considering creating a policy that would prevent any couples from having marriage ceremonies in the Town Office.
WATERVILLE -- The mother of missing toddler Ayla Reynolds says she's losing hope that police ever will solve the case, but at least three law enforcement experts from around the country say there are plenty of reasons for optimism. Police probably are working quietly to build a stronger case, they said.
SKOWHEGAN -- A Madison Avenue bank was robbed just before 5 p.m. Thursday by a man who said he had an accomplice with a rifle outside, police said.
A lengthy and costly battle with Republicans "is simply not worth it to our country," Rice says.
Local advocates answer questions about taxes, licenses, vendors and other issues facing same-sex couples who plan to get married.
Russell Libby, 56, died Sunday after a battle with cancer.
WATERVILLE -- Peter Lyford and Edward Lachowicz will lead the city’s new Charter Commission which voters established in November.
At the end of a 34-year congressional career, Olympia Snowe urges her Senate colleagues to return to 'governing through consensus'.
Bush has steadily improved and remains stable as he battles the lingering effects of bronchitis.
LAKEPORT, Calif. — A former Augusta man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison after a jury here found him guilty Thursday of the first-degree murder of a Maine couple over a drug dispute.
The Natural Resources Council also says the Michigan company has long-standing links to mining operations and shouldn't be updating Maine’s mining rules.
The release comes nearly three months after Apple Inc. replaced Google Maps with its own, much-maligned map software.
Evaluations have traditionally been left to local districts. Now, districts will continue to oversee the process, but will have to meet the new state standards.
The Maine Republican is retiring after 34 years in Congress.
Unwanted persons, harassment, threatening
The 70th annual Golden Globe Awards will be presented Jan. 13.
South Carolina Republican Jim DeMint calls it "a political trophy" within Obama's grasp.
The bill would close a legal loophole that allows cyberstalking apps to operate secretly on a cellphone and transmit the user's location without a person's knowledge.
Police find a 4-year-old boy inside the home as they enter with search warrants.
Police in Belize still want to question John McAfee in connection with the death of a U.S. expatriate who lived near him on an island off Belize's coast.
One Plymouth resident says the smells coming from a company that processes sludge prevents her from doing anything outside during the summer.
At least 50 federal lawsuits in nine states that have been filed against the New England Compounding Center, and more are being filed in state courts every day.
More than $440,000 in federal funds will help 52 Maine law enforcement agencies pay overtime for patrols where drunken driving is most common.
A chief detective said Jacintha Saldanha also had injuries to her wrists and three notes were found in the room.
The new terminal is 7,000 square feet, which is about double the size of the previous terminal, built in 1958.
AUGUSTA — A number of people were sentenced Monday and Tuesday in Kennebec County Superior Court: