August 20, 2014 RSS feed / Maine

Man sues his wife’s killer prior to sentencing

BELFAST A man whose wife was fatally shot has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against her killer, who’s due to be sentenced today. More...

Blind pedestrian killed in SUV crash

SURRY (AP) — Police say a blind pedestrian has been killed in Maine’s Hancock County. Police say 54-year-old James Miekka was walking along Toddy Pond Road with his guide dog when he was struck by a sport utility vehicle on Tuesday. More...

Man shows up for jail in shirt with mug shot

MADISON (AP) — A man reporting for a 48-hour jail sentence in Maine put some thought into his attire, wearing an orange T-shirt with his mug shot on it. More...

Attorney General dismayed by no pay boost for assistants

AUGUSTA Maine Attorney General Janet Mills and some lawmakers are raising concerns about Gov. Paul LePage’s delay in signing off on a pay boost for assistant attorneys general. More...

Cutler releases first TV ad in gov’s race

AUGUSTA (AP) — Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler has released his first television advertisement. The ad launched Tuesday touts Cutler’s business experience. More...

Death of 3-year-old girl investigated

LOVELL (AP) — Maine State Police and the Oxford County Sheriff ’s Office are investigating the death of a 3- year-old Lovell girl. More...