IN ANSON, Monday at 6:11 p.m., a report of harassment was investigated on Arnolds Lane.
WATERVILLE -- Police believe a Russell Street resident interrupted a burglar when she returned home from a walk Tuesday, but the intruder fled before police arrived.
Somerset Sheriff's Deputy Wilfred Dodge was en route to a reported break-in at the St. Albans Town Office shortly after 11 the night of Nov. 12, when he saw an open door at Kippy's Korner Store in adjacent Hartland.
The Franklin County commissioners decided Tuesday against a proposal by Sheriff Dennis Pike to hire a new secretary and waive an employee's probationary period.
FARMINGTON -- Three weeks after closing Whittier Road because of safety concerns, it was partially reopened Tuesday because of complaints about convenience.
NORRIDGEWOCK -- The town will ask the Planning Board to reconsider a decision made last month to not charge Redington-Fairview General Hospital roughly $12,000 in application fees for construction on a Mercer Avenue property.
WATERVILLE -- Planning Board member Michael Owens is the new city councilor representing Ward 2.
The 2012 election is barely two weeks old, but Maine Democrats are already talking about the next one, specifically the 2014 governors race.
HALLOWELL -- Federal authorities on Tuesday searched the home of Barbara Cameron, as part of a nationwide manhunt for her ex-husband, James Cameron.
PORTLAND -- Helaina Lake's two flights Tuesday morning were each barely an hour long, but they tired her out.
The state has hired a Michigan consulting firm to help modernize environmental rules for mining operations, once again fueling the wrangling over mining in Maine.
BIDDEFORD -- A judge has rejected a motion to unseal two affidavits filed by police who sought search warrants in the investigation of an alleged prostitution operation in Kennebunk.
WALES -- A hunter was killed Tuesday when he was shot off E Road, according to the Maine Warden Service.
The Maine Republican Party's state committee will meet early next month to choose one of two former lawmakers as the party's next chairman. Its choice could prove crucial to Republicans' immediate future in the wake of widespread defeats on Election Day.
AUGUSTA -- For the third time in 10 years, Les Fossel faced a recount in a Senate race.
GARDINER -- Some downtown businesses and apartments were without water for a couple of hours Tuesday while workers repaired a water main break.
WATERVILLE -- The Humane Society Waterville Area ran out of dog food Tuesday, prompting shelter officials to ask for donations on their Facebook page.
OAKLAND -- A lawyer for a Messalonskee High School football player said he was deeply disappointed with the decision Monday not to prosecute former high school coach Wes Littlefield on an assault charge.
The Democrat received 10,943 votes and Fossel got 10,772, according to the Department of the Secretary of State.
Killed was Gerard Parent, 49, of Wales. He was shot by Christopher Austin, 41, of Andrews Road in Wales.
The documents, used to request search warrants, are usually made public after the indictments, but haven't been in this case.
New England Compounding Center is under investigation for distributing a tainted steroid that's sickened more than 400 people, more than 30 of whom have died.
FARMINGTON — Three weeks after closing a road due to safety concerns, town officials partially reopened it Tuesday morning because of complaints about convenience.
Police say 29-year-old Reynard Eugene Carroll was selling cocaine from a car parked at Lewiston Middle School.
No one was injured when Trooper Fernand Cloutier lost control of his cruiser on black ice this morning and hit the van.
After surviving a suicide bomber and enduring 18 surgeries, U.S. Army Sgt. Helaina Lake finally makes it back to Maine.
The defendants, including a man who served in the U.S. Air Force, were arrested for allegedly plotting to bomb military bases and government facilities.
The state’s former top drug prosecutor cut off his monitoring bracelet and fled last week after learning his appeal of child porn convictions had failed.
Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash resigned from "Sesame Street" on Tuesday amid allegations he sexually abused underage boys.
That's better than the U.S. as a whole, but there has been little job growth in the state for several years.
The Republican warned about a terrorist attack on U.S. soil and tried to slow the budget deficit.
"We cannot fathom for the life of us why someone could put a child through this."
Nadeau defeated Republican incumbent Susan Morrissette by 52 votes. Nadeau earned 2,248 votes and Morrissette got 2,196.
Harold Rowe was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Portland to two years and three months behind bars, followed by three years of probation.
Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers have staked out tough, hard-to-bridge positions, and the gaps keep alive the threat of an Israeli ground invasion.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair waits to hear whether he'll be court-martialed on charges including forcible sodomy, wrongful sexual conduct, and possessing pornography and alcohol while deployed.
Judge Robert Wolf also puts the gender reassignment surgery he ordered for Michelle Kosilek in September on hold until the state appeals his ruling.
A consortium of scientists will study the DNA of microbes that have lived in isolation for millions of years.
The five-member panel was appointed to study the voter registration process, voter participation and how elections are conducted.
The bodies of a man, his wife and his friend were found in Alton on Tuesday, but few details have been released.