June 18, 2013 RSS feed / Maine

Lawmakers uphold LePage veto on 5 bills

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine lawmakers have failed to get the two-third majority needed to override five vetoes from Republican Gov. Paul LePage. More...

Kidnapping victim driven to Delaware

PORTLAND (AP) — A Maine man charged with kidnapping a man who was selling a car and stashing him in the car’s trunk during a trip to Delaware has pleaded not guilty. More...

Lewiston hospital group sues state

LEWISTON (AP) — A Maine hospital group has gone to court to get more details about a proposed new health insurance plan being put together by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and MaineHealth. More...

Charges unlikely in death of Mass. cyclist

HANOVER (AP) — A cyclist killed during the Trek Across Maine likely lost control and veered into a tractortrailer that was passing his group from behind while he had one hand on his handlebar and was sipping water, Maine State Police said Monda More...

Firefighters save snakes from burning attic

AUBURN (AP) — It may sounds like a B-grade movie, but it was all too real for Maine firefighters who encountered “Snakes in an attic.” Firefighters in Auburn learned upon responding to an attic fire Monday morning that a tenant was More...

National gun control group rallies in Maine

AUGUSTA (AP) — A Maine woman whose daughter was fatally shot in 2010 is joining mayors and others in praising Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King for supporting universal background checks on gun purchases. More...

Augusta double-fatal crash investigation on

AUGUSTA (AP) — Police have released the names of the two people killed in a three-vehicle crash on Route 3 in Augusta. Police say 46-year-old Laura Hall of Liberty died at the scene of the crash just after 7 a.m. Monday. More...