IN FAIRFIELD, Friday, at 5:25 p.m., domestic disturbance was reported on Kelley Street.
A Rangeley man's bail was set Friday at $20,000 cash for the charge of sexual misconduct with a child.
AUGUSTA -- A Waterville man was convicted of domestic violence assault early Monday following a non-jury trial in Kennebec County Superior Court.
GARDINER -- The city has a new coordinator at the helm of a two-year Heart & Soul project that seeks to increase civic involvement in the community and develop a long-term vision for the future.
State lawmakers expect a wave of gun control bills in the wake of the mass shooting in Connecticut that claimed 28 lives, including 20 school children. But even as the details of the massacre embolden calls for additional background checks or limiting the bullet capacity of some firearms, such legislation faces an uphill battle in Maine, a state that has previously rejected similar measures and recently loosened state gun laws.
SKOWHEGAN -- A verdict in the murder trial of Robert Nelson, 41, of Norridgewock, is expected this morning in Somerset County Superior Court.
WATERVILLE -- A group of about 20 people brought holiday cheer Monday to the site of the city's most notable mystery.
FARMINGTON -- Environmental consultants say moving forward on a riverbank stabilization project on Whittier Road will not harm an Atlantic salmon spawning ground.
WATERVILLE -- City councilors tonight will consider selling a tax-acquired home on Water Street, as well as the former parks and recreation building on Western Avenue.
FARMINGTON -- The following cases, listed alphabetically R-Z, were closed from Aug. 16, 2012, to Nov. 14, 2012, in Farmington District Court.
The first major snowstorm of the season dumped about 6 to 8 inches of snow in central Maine by Monday afternoon, closing schools, causing traffic accidents and halting work at construction sites.
Even before Friday's school shooting in Newtown, Conn., officials at Maranacook area schools had made plans to improve building security and emergency response procedures.
AUGUSTA -- One suspect arrested in a large drug raid conducted last Friday by state drug enforcement agents and Augusta police was found hiding under a bed in a woman's Water Street apartment.
AUGUSTA -- A big rig crash that injured the driver and tied up traffic Monday on Interstate 95 for nearly an hour was the result of excessive speed and too little tire tread in snowy conditions, police said.
WATERVILLE -- At 8:41 a.m. on Dec. 17, 2011, Justin DiPietro dialed 911 and reported that his daughter, 20-month-old Ayla Reynolds, was missing.
Shauna Quinn, 44, allegedly misappropriated $540,000 and faces as much as 30 years in prison if convicted.
A roundup of Newtown-related news: Colo. background check requests break records / Threats put several W.Va. schools on lockdown / Va. Sen. Warner says Newtown massacre has altered his gun stance . . . and more.
Windham Weaponry is the rifle company started after Bushmasters Firearms International LLC was sold to a private equity firm in 2006.
The decision makes Smith the South's first black Republican senator since Reconstruction and only the fourth black Republican ever in the U.S. Senate.
The president says he will give less cost-of-living increases to Social Security recipients in hopes of striking a deal.
Funerals were held for two more of the tiny fallen – a 6-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl – as the long and almost unbearable procession of funerals continues.
Some Maine school districts have beefed up security temporarily in response to the massacre, while others are calling for thorough reviews of security protocol.
Shoplifting, harassment, theft
Portland gets almost 4 inches of snow, but the precipitation to come might make it disappear quickly.
The average cost of a gallon of gas in Maine dropped by nearly 4 cents in the past week.
The boy underwent surgery on Sunday for facial injuries. The pit bull-wolf hybrid mix has been euthanized.
Afterward, NASA said it had dedicated the final resting spot in honor of mission team member, Sally Ride, the first American woman in space who died earlier this year.
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., a lifelong member of the National Rifle Association, says it's time to discuss gun policy and move toward action on gun regulation.
Teachers and parents across the country were wrestling with how best to quell children's fears about returning to school for the first time since the killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The Maine Regulatory Fairness Board will meet on Thursday to review business regulatory and statutory issues highlighted during public hearings held over the past year.
Electors of all 50 states convened Monday to cast their ballots. Obama won the popular vote by nearly five million votes.
They urge mass protests after the draft charter wins a solid majority in the first of two voting rounds.