AUGUSTA -- A city man was sentenced Wednesday to serve an initial three years behind bars for robbing the Rite Aid pharmacy in Winthrop a year ago.
AUGUSTA -- Stabbing a police dog in the neck and leading authorities into a standoff and chase have landed a city man in prison for two years.
AUGUSTA -- A city woman has been charged with helping her brother flee the Walmart on Civic Center Drive after last month's holdup at the store's pharmacy.
LIVERMORE FALLS -- Decades of research and work will be recognized this morning, Pearl Harbor Day, when upgrades to a downtown World War II monument are unveiled.
AUGUSTA -- Lighting up a cigarette while waiting for Junior and his or her fellow students to get on the bus soon will be illegal in Augusta, as city councilors voted Thursday to ban smoking at all designated school bus stops.
AUGUSTA -- Michael T. Young will spend the next six years behind bars for the stabbing death of his domestic partner, David Cox, but he's not admitting that he killed him.
PORTLAND -- A longtime selectwoman's apparent secret -- that she can't read or write -- will become part of her defense and out in the open when fighting tax fraud and disability claims charges, her attorney said Thursday.
DETROIT -- A Troy man was killed Wednesday night when he was ejected from his car during an accident on Troy Road.
WATERVILLE -- Volunteers are out ringing the bells and collecting money as part of a goal of raising $60,000 for the Salvation Army Waterville Corps' annual kettle campaign.
WATERVILLE -- Four teens face felony burglary and aggravated criminal mischief charges after repeatedly breaking into a Pine Street house and destroying its interior, according to police.
IN BELGRADE, Wednesday, at 1:53 p.m., reported theft was investigated on Taylor Woods Road.
Seventy-one years ago today, Japanese fighter planes attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. The assault claimed the lives of more than 2,500 people, nearly half of whom died on the naval battleship USS Arizona, which exploded and sank after it was hit four times by Japanese bombers. The wreck still lies at the bottom of Pearl Harbor.
A neighbor was arrested in connection with the theft of Christmas presents from the home of an elderly couple in Oakland.
WATERVILLE -- City officials are decrying late-night downtown vandalism and violence, including the shooting death of a man Tuesday.
Medical marijuana advocates in Maine are promoting new legislation that would deregulate the state's program further by allowing doctors to certify patients for any medical conditions.
HARTLAND -- Police are looking for a third person connected to a burglary at Irving Tannery earlier this week.
FARMINGTON -- Sheriff-elect Scott Nichols met with Sheriff Dennis Pike on Thursday morning to prepare for Nichols taking office Jan. 1.
AUGUSTA -- Maine students scored higher than the national average on the first national report card for vocabulary released Thursday, but experts say the best strategies for teaching vocabulary have not reached most classrooms.
Standard Internet customers will receive the faster speeds automatically this month.
AUGUSTA — Michael T. Young will spend the next six years behind bars for the stabbing death of his partner, David Cox.
The ideal man website featuring L.L. Bean models and a Maine native's musings becomes an Internet sensation.
The president reiterates his warning that he's willing to let automatic budget cuts take effect if Republicans don't drop their opposition to higher tax rates for the wealthy.
Following two appeals, the Public Utilities Commission awards the contract for a third time to FairPoint.
The former president has been in a Houston hospital since Nov. 23 for treatment of a bronchitis-related cough.
The Governor's Office says the detailed order for $35.5 million in spending reductions is expected next week.
Canadian authorities break up an ingenious human smuggling ring that shuttled Romanians from Europe to Mexico and across the U.S. to the Vermont border.
Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint is stepping down to become president of the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank.
Police say Brian Petrovek, 57, had a blood alcohol content more than three times the legal limit when he crashed.
But among New England states, Maine ranked fifth, ahead of only Rhode Island.
Police say Lindsay Dixon -- sister of the man charged with holding up the pharmacy last week -- drove the getaway van.
Homicide, theft, threatening
A Troy man was killed Wednesday night when his vehicle rolled over several times after it left Troy Road.
The independent report, prepared by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, examines the current licensing system that was put in place 15 years ago.
An Elite Airways spokesman says a number of airport officials have approached the airline about serving their markets in the Northeast and Southeast.
The temporary spike caused by Hurricane Sandy has faded but the effects of the storm is still seen in the four-week average of applications for unemployment aid.
The logger could be on the hook for more than $100,000 for cutting down about 1,250 trees town land.
By Thursday afternoon, more than 450 licenses had been issued in Seattle, where the mood was festive overnight. Because the state has a three-day waiting period, the earliest that weddings can take place is Sunday.
Mall officials say they are looking for a jollier Santa and hope to have him in place today.
The number of illegal immigrants in the U.S. dropped to an estimated 11.1 million last year from a peak of 12 million in 2007, part of an overall waning of Hispanic immigration.
Opponents of Mohammed Morsi defiantly calls for another protest outside the palace later today, raising the specter of more bloodshed as neither side shows a willingness to back down.
It will represent the state in the National Rural Water Association's Great American Water Taste Test in Washington, D.C., in February.
The Board of Environmental Protection will discuss phasing out the use of the toxic chemical in baby and toddler food packaging.
The software company founder is wanted as a person of interest in the killing of a fellow ex-pat in Belize.
"I feel like a kid in a candy store!" shouts Hempfest volunteer Darby Hageman. "It's all becoming real now!"