Kevin Raye, the Republican challenger in Maine's 2nd Congressional District, got a boost of $82,000 from national party leaders Wednesday, and his campaign consultant says internal polls show the candidate is poised to win.
AUGUSTA -- Rarely does a district attorney's race get political and feisty.
Robin Walbridge was captain of the tall ship that sank before
dawn Monday off Cape Hatteras, N.C.
WATERVILLE -- Two people were injured Thursday when their SUV struck a tree and rolled onto its side.
The 2-year-old and 4-year-old were swept into swirling waters as their mother tried to escape her SUV on Monday.
STARKS -- Kerry Hebert is recovering from surgery at a Lewiston hospital Thursday after being shot at close range in a dispute with hunters on his land the day before.
Afterward, supporters walk to Portland City Hall to cast their ballots on the final night of early in-person voting.
The state's economic development agency says the former Red Sox pitcher committed fraud that misled the state into granting a $75 million loan to his failed video game company.
He says in an online opinion piece that Hurricane Sandy made the stakes of Tuesday's presidential election even clearer.
The governor says the request for information is an attempt to "reset the clock" until after the election.
Graham Spanier is charged with perjury, obstruction, endangering the welfare of children and conspiracy.
The former catcher played for a pair of division title winners in Portland before a 13-year career in the big leagues.
Democrats say the figures reflect their closing of enthusiasm gap, Republicans not convinced.
AUGUSTA — The two candidates vying to become the next district attorney for Kennebec and Somerset counties will meet tonight for a debate that will be streamed here online.
Consumer confidence surged in October to its highest level in nearly five years. Americans were encouraged by recent declines in the unemployment rate.
Authorities say Rezwan Ferdaus, 27, plotted to fly remote-controlled model planes packed with explosives into the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol.
Mainers United for Marriage is expecting up to 500 people at Thursday evening's get-out-the vote rally in Monument Square.
The Republican secretary of state has run out of vacation time, his office says.
The report comes just before Friday's October jobs data, the last broad snapshot of the economy before the presidential election Tuesday.
Thefts, fights, unwanted persons
The expansion of the Boston-to-Portland service to Freeport and Brunswick fulfills the original vision of the passenger rail service launched in 2001.
The student whose name was not made public made the alleged threats on Tuesday morning and Monday night.
William Barton of Mars Hill is ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution and fined $2,100 for the September 2011 crash that killed one man and injured another.
Shoreline advocates say the state should consider relocating homes and businesses farther from the shore, building more seawalls and keeping sand dunes high.
Meanwhile, nearly 20,000 people remained stranded in their homes by floodwaters in Hoboken, N.J., across the river from the New York, and swaths of the New Jersey coastline lay in ruins.
Nicholas Sexton of Warwick, R.I., and another man face murder charges in connection with the Aug. 13 discovery of the three bodies in a burning car.
In New Hampshire, the storm caused about 210,000 outages at its peak and caused one death.
Groups supporting adoption cite the time and caring Ann LePage has provided to adoptive families in the state.
The deadline to request a ballot is the close of business today.
AUGUSTA -- If the Maine Charter School Commission approves all of the new charter schools proposed for next year, it will leave a slot for only one more until a cap is lifted in 2022.
A convicted sex offender and fugitive from justice with ties to Waterville was captured Tuesday by police in Kansas after he escaped while being driven to Colorado.
AUGUSTA -- A Waterville Democrat and state Senate candidate who made international news for playing the online game World of Warcraft will not face an investigation into her fundraising activities, despite a complaint filed by the Maine Republican Party.
Gerry Boyle remembers feeling a kick in the gut when he started reading his Morning Sentinel in his driveway the morning of Dec. 18.
WINSLOW -- A teenaged driver who was killed in a crash Friday had an intermediate driver's license, according to police.
CHINA -- Four candidates are running for three seats on the Board of Selectmen.
BENTON -- When it comes to managing the town's finances, the three men running for an open seat on the town's board of selectmen have different priorities.
Justices hear arguments on the legality of searches by drug dogs and whether the results are reliable.