- Authorities investigating after 7 overnight burglaries Updated: Oct-01-15 3:53 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Authorities are investigating after at least seven burglaries took place on the U.S. Route 202 corridor.
- Officials: 3 boaters swim 300 yards after sailboat capsizes Updated: Sep-30-15 5:11 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Officials say three people had to swim the length of three football fields after their sailboat capsized in Maine.
- Woman pleads guilty to charges after crashing car into house Updated: Sep-30-15 5:10 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Maine woman has pleaded guilty to charges after police say she ran a stop sign and crashed into a house while under the influence of drugs- and with her 17-month-old daughter in the vehicle.
- Correction: West Nile-Maine story Updated: Sep-23-15 11:05 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - In a story Sept. 22 about the West Nile virus, The Associated Press reported erroneously that an individual was believed to have been exposed to the virus while traveling in several mid-Atlantic states. The Maine Center for Disease Control said the individual showed symptoms after returning from those travels but can't say with certainty where he contracted the virus.
- Judge may rule on prosecutor's forced meds request on Oct. 9 Updated: Sep-22-15 4:30 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - A hearing will take place in October on a prosecutor's request that a man charged with killing his father be treated with medication without his consent.
- Indiana county receives 1840s document picking county seat Updated: Sep-20-15 5:15 pm
ALBION, Indiana - A northeastern Indiana county has a handwritten document from 1844 designating its former county seat after receiving it from a New Yorker who says he unexpectedly found it among his belongings.
- 21 men charged in central Maine prostitution sting Updated: Sep-19-15 9:28 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Authorities say 21 men are facing misdemeanor charges of engaging a prostitute after an investigation at three central Maine hotels.
- Former district attorney clerk denies embezzling $85,000 Updated: Sep-18-15 7:27 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - A former clerk at a Maine district attorney's office has pleaded not guilty to charges that she embezzled an estimated $85,000 in restitution and supervision fees.
- University of Maine considering 3 candidates for president Updated: Sep-17-15 1:55 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - The University of Maine in Augusta is considering three candidates to serve as the school's next president.
- Councilors: Augusta to consider buying 164-acre property Updated: Sep-17-15 5:21 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - City and Kennebec Land Trust officials say they are moving forward with plans to acquire a 164-acre property next to Maine's State House in Augusta despite Gov. Paul LePage withholding bond money that was set aside for the purchase.
- LePage: Childless food stamp recipients must show assets Updated: Sep-16-15 4:12 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration on Wednesday announced a rule change that would make households without children ineligible for food stamps if they have assets greater than $5,000.
- Critics blast LePage for withholding conservation money Updated: Sep-15-15 5:09 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Gov. Paul LePage's decision to withhold $2 million from Land for Maine's Future is ruining the popular conservation program's ability to preserve public land, several board members said Tuesday.
- Maine officials discuss psychiatric center certification Updated: Sep-15-15 3:42 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine lawmakers and the state human services commissioner are discussing whether the state should try to regain federal certification and funding for a psychiatric hospital.
- Police: Naked Maine man breaks into home, throws punches Updated: Sep-15-15 7:41 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Authorities say a Maine man broke into a home while naked and punched a 65-year-old resident three times in the face.
- Police: Random attack on trail puts Maine man in hospital Updated: Sep-14-15 7:26 am
FARMINGDALE, Maine - Police say a 49-year-old Maine man has been hospitalized after a random attack by a man using the Kennebec River Rail Trail.
- Maine's archery hunters start the hunt for deer this weekend Updated: Sep-12-15 8:57 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's expanded archery season for deer is getting started in select areas around the state.
- Report gives high marks to Maine's Riverview hospital Updated: Sep-09-15 4:45 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Riverview Psychiatric Center received high marks in survey by a national health care accreditation group, underscoring progress made at the hospital after it lost federal certification when an inspection uncovered problems, Maine Department of Health and Human Services officials said.
- Man pleads not guilty in sexual assault of underage girl Updated: Sep-04-15 7:13 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - A New Hampshire man accused of traveling to Maine to have sex with an underage girl has pleaded not guilty to gross sexual assault.