- Augusta officers cleared in excessive force complaint Updated: May-27-16 4:55 am
BANGOR, Maine - Two Augusta police officers have been cleared of a veteran's claim that they used excessive force on him during his August 2012 arrest for criminal trespassing.
- Ex-Army Ranger transferred to holding unit for veterans Updated: May-26-16 3:31 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - An ex-Army Ranger charged in connection with a shooting incident in Shapleigh that sparked a standoff with police has been transferred to a holding unit for military veterans.
- Experts: Man who killed 2 nuns ready to move to apartment Updated: May-25-16 12:39 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Experts say a Maine man who killed two nuns and severely injured two others in 1996 is ready to move from a group home to a supervised apartment in Augusta.
- Maine DHHS agrees to pay $100K after state lab inspection Updated: May-23-16 5:06 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Department of Health and Human Services has agreed to pay $100,000 in fines and equipment purchases to settle claims it violated state and federal hazardous waste laws.
- Maine sea urchin fishing rules up for debate this week Updated: May-23-16 12:26 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine fishing regulators are hosting a pair of public hearings about the rules that will govern next year's sea urchin harvesting season.
- Maine anti-hunger campaign announces school lunch grants Updated: May-15-16 10:00 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A Maine campaign against child hunger is providing grants to six school districts to help with plans to get food to kids.
- Mitchell, Collins, speak at Maine commencement ceremonies Updated: May-14-16 2:20 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Sen. Susan Collins used a law school commencement address Saturday to decry the politicization of the U.S. Supreme Court while peace negotiator and former Senate leader George Mitchell challenged University of Southern Maine graduates to speak out against discrimination and injustice.
- Spaghetti dinner used to build support for minimum wage hike Updated: May-11-16 12:27 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - Former Democratic Gov. John Baldacci and his brother, former Bangor Mayor Joe Baldacci, are holding a spaghetti supper to generate support for raising the minimum wage.
- Judge: Possible 'Othello' reference not a reason for retrial Updated: May-10-16 5:26 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Maine man convicted of killing his girlfriend won't get a new trial despite his lawyer's argument that a prosecutor affected the verdict by referencing Shakespeare's "Othello" in his opening statement.
- Woman facing sexually abuse charges to undergo mental exam Updated: May-10-16 3:27 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Maine woman accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy has been ordered to undergo a mental examination.
- UMaine at Augusta's aviation program graduates first student Updated: May-09-16 6:27 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - The University of Maine at Augusta graduated the first student of the college's recently established aviation program over the weekend.
- Bugged by bedbugs, Maine capital city passes emergency rules Updated: May-06-16 11:44 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - The City Council in Maine's capital city has adopted an emergency bedbug ordinance to give officials rules they say are needed to fight infestations of the pests.
- Riverview superintendent hopes to end mandated extra hours Updated: May-03-16 12:09 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - The new superintendent of the Riverview Psychiatric Hospital hopes to eliminate mandated extra hours for workers once he completes additional hiring.
- Holocaust remembrance is being held in Maine Updated: May-01-16 8:37 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Holocaust and Human Rights Center is holding an interfaith observance to remember the 6 million Jews who died in the Holocaust.
- Man cleared of DWI arrested on same charge 2 days later Updated: Apr-30-16 2:13 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Maine man cleared of a drunken driving charge at his trial on Thursday was arrested Saturday morning on a new charge of operating under the influence.
- Lawmakers overturn LePage Narcan veto, falter on solar bill Updated: Apr-29-16 11:27 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - With five state residents dying each week from drug overdoses, lawmakers on Friday overwhelmingly rejected Republican Gov. Paul LePage's veto of a bill that would increase availability of an overdose antidote. But they failed to overcome his veto of a bill to modernize state policies on solar power.
- The Latest: Maine boosts availability of overdose antidote Updated: Apr-29-16 6:30 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Latest on veto votes by the Maine Legislature (all times local):