AUGUSTA — The 19-year-old accused of robbing a pharmacy in Augusta this week was turned in by his mother after she recognized him in surveillance photos taken at another pharmacy the teen had intended to rob before losing his nerve.
From gun control to gay and women's rights, President Obama's second-term agenda is shaping up as an unabashedly liberal wish list.
AUGUSTA -- A Litchfield man was sentenced Friday in Kennebec County Superior Court to three years in jail with all but six months suspended and two years of probation after pleading guilty to four charges.
IN ANSON, Thursday at 9:53 a.m., a chimney fire was extinguished on Smith Road.
WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the Republican National Committee easily won a second term Friday after the only declared challenger -- a party activist from Maine -- failed to garner enough support to qualify for the election.
AUGUSTA -- It's the new normal for pharmacy robberies in Maine's capital city: Suspects will be hunted by both Augusta police and the FBI and will face federal prosecution.
AUGUSTA -- A Winslow man on Friday was indicted on a murder charge in connection with last month's shooting death outside a Waterville pub.
AUGUSTA -- The Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce handed out awards to local businesses and their owners at its annual awards banquet Friday night at the Augusta Civic Center.
HALLOWELL — A local man was found dead Friday on the Kennebec River Rail Trail, the victim of an apparent gunshot wound.
AUGUSTA -- Fallout from Maine's substance abuse problems is blamed largely for an uptick in children in Maine's state-funded foster care program, leading the state to request $4.2 million in emergency funding.
AUGUSTA -- A homeless Seattle man accused of killing of Augusta woman more than 30 years ago has returned to Maine.
When I was 22 years old, I killed a cop. I was serving in the Air Force in San Francisco, and I stood no more than six feet away from him, and I shot him four times and he fell, but not before my ears started ringing and kept ringing for three hours.
RANGELEY -- Friends and relatives of missing snowmobilers huddled together with Rangeley community members Friday evening for a vigil geared toward beginning the healing process and preventing further tragedy.
WATERVILLE — Residents wanting to help set the course for the city over the next 10 years are invited to attend a meeting Monday to discuss the city's comprehensive plan.
But officials won't know if the Sarah Long Bridge lift mechanism is fixed until they try to raise the span.
The Maine author, a gun owner, releases a nonfiction, digital-only essay that endorses 'reasonable measures to curb gun violence.'
Despite the party's struggles in last fall's presidential election, Reince Priebus was widely praised for improving the RNC's finances.
Friday's police reports
Despite the federal directive, Maine schools are already getting kids with disabilities to be part of the team.
NEWPORT -- A chocolate Labrador retriever named Ben saved his owners from their burning home on Elm Street early Friday morning.
Apple's earnings suggest that its fast growth phase, rare for a company of its size, may be coming to an end.
MOUNT VERNON — A family is homeless but uninjured after their Poplar Point home caught on fire Thursday night.
Denis McDonough, 43, will take over the key West Wing role from Jack Lew, Obama's nominee for Treasury secretary.
John Kiriakou pleaded guilty last year to violating the Intelligence Identities Protection Act. No one had been convicted under the law in 27 years.
SOMERVILLE -- A fire that killed a homeowner here Thursday rekindled twice the following morning, leaving firefighters to battle it with equipment that once again froze in the cold.
Prosecutors immediately appeal the decision by Justice Nancy Mills, and the trial against defendant Mark Strong Sr. in the Kennebunk case grinds to a halt.
The end of the ban on women in combat comes more than 23 years after U.S. Army Capt. Linda L. Bray made national news and stoked intense controversy after her actions in Panama were praised as heroic.
Agents seize more than 330 retail bags of heroin, $2,100 in cash and two handguns, one of which was loaded.
Production at the former White Rock Distilleries in Lewiston will gradually be phased out over the next year and operations moved to Frankfort, Ky.
Members of the 126th Aviation are expected to arrive Friday afternoon following a deployment to Kuwait.
Insurers won't be allowed to charge more for people with pre-existing conditions like a bad back, acne or asthma, but they can charge smokers significantly more.