July 25, 2014 RSS feed / Maine

Ceremony for newest federal judge

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — More than 100 guests including current and past state judges are going to attend a ceremony in which former Maine Supreme Judicial Court Justice Jon Levy takes his seat on the federal bench. More...

Jury deliberates in Greene slaying case

AUBURN (AP) — The case of a Maine man charged with strangling a Lewiston man because he was angry he had informed on a friend is in the hands of the jury. More...

Fire displaces dozens from Lewiston building

LEWISTON (AP) — About 40 people were displaced from their homes after a fire tore through a 10-unit Lewiston apartment building. More...

Cutler wins endorsement from gun control group

PORTLAND Maine Citizens Against Handgun Violence endorsed independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler and touted his support for universal background checks on Thursday, little more than two weeks before former U.S. Rep. More...

Sneaky goats back alongside I-95

SIDNEY (AP) — The troublesome goats that keep escaping onto the shoulder of I-95 in Sidney are going to cost their owner. The goats once again found their way to freedom after state work crews fixed a fence. More...

Police: Attempted abduction was a hoax

SANFORD (AP) — Sanford, Maine, police say an abduction attempt reported by two 10-year-old girls was a hoax. Police originally said the failed abduction attempt occurred Tuesday evening. More...

Gov. designates $10K for veterans park

CARIBOU (AP) — Gov. Paul LePage has designated $10,000 from his contingency fund for a park in Caribou that honors veterans. More...