When Addie Bowden was diagnosed with autism at nearly 3 years old, she still didn't speak and sometimes didn't recognize family members. She would slap herself repeatedly on the forehead and scream, trying to communicate her wants and needs.
AUGUSTA — If you want a concealed-weapons permit from the Maine State Police, be ready to wait three or four months. There’s a 2,500-application backlog.
AUGUSTA -- A jury deliberated for less than an hour Friday before clearing a Sidney man of a charge of domestic-violence assault.
WATERVILLE -- Brian Bernatchez, a financial advisor at Golden Pond Wealth Management, was recently named to the LPL Financial Chairman's Council.
IN ANSON, Thursday at 9:15 p.m., a report of disturbance was investigated on Front Street.
FARMINGTON -- The following cases were closed from Jan. 14 to Jan. 28, 2013, in Franklin Superior Court.
AUGUSTA -- The prospects looked good a week ago for the Eastern Cup Nordic races at Bond Brook Recreation Area after more than a foot of snow fell in the capital region.
SKOWHEGAN -- The following cases were closed from Jan. 7 to 11, 2013, in Skowhegan District Court.
OMG, the Pope is retiring. Pope Benedict XVI is retiring from the Vatican only months before she, who retires from teaching in June. Of course, this is a coincidence, but still of interest.
AUGUSTA — In the eyes of the law, your beloved dog or cat is no different than a lamp or a chair, essentially a piece of property.
A West Gardiner man is expected to face numerous charges in connection with the theft of more than a dozen chain saws in central Maine.
The governor's emergency bill is a response to a Bangor newspaper's now-rescinded request for public information on permit holders.
FARMINGTON — After operating on a financial loss for the first time in more than a decade, Franklin Memorial Hospital announced Friday that president and CEO Rebecca Ryder will address community leaders about the economic state of the nonprofit.
Gov. Paul LePage sought to require food-stamp users to present an ID when buying groceries.
The state's high court agrees to throw out invasion-of-privacy charges against Mark Strong Sr. for allegedly taping sexual encounters involving prostitution clients.
Britain's largest hotel and restaurant company also reports horse DNA has been found in lasagna and burgers on its menus.
Theft, threatening, vehicle burglary
The restoration project is fraught with symbolism, and the monument's scars tell the story of more than a century of shifts in the complex U.S.-Cuba relationship.
After drawing harsh criticism from gun-rights advocates, the Bangor paper informs law enforcement agencies that received the request to disregard it.
Five people were arrested Thursday night on drug charges connected to the overdose death of a Farmington woman last year.
The Olympic superstar and double amputee is accused of planning and executing the death of his model girlfriend, but his family strongly denies the charges.
Walgreens said that it had crews working 24 hours during the storm to clear parking lots and sidewalks and cleanup efforts are ongoing.
Authorities say the 4-year-old boy was in the care of his grandparents in Connecticut when his mother kidnapped him.
Passengers raucously cheer after days of what they described as overflowing toilets, food shortages and foul odors. "I want a hot shower and a daggum Whataburger," says one.
The largest recorded meteor strike in more than 100 years occurred hours before a 150-foot asteroid passed within about 17,000 miles of Earth.
The program features a booklet with driving lessons parents can teach their teens while they're going through the supervised training period.