AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A man and a woman who lived in an Auburn home that was struck by gunfire in a drive-by shooting several weeks ago have been arrested on drug charges.
BRIDGTON, Maine (AP) — Police are searching for a man who stole prescription painkillers from a Bridgton drug store.
Police say a man entered the Rite Aid Pharmacy at about 2:15 p.m. Thursday and handed the pharmacist a note demanding Oxycodone.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Holly Maniatty creates music — for the deaf.
The woman from near Portland, Maine, uses dance moves and body language to bring musical performances alive for those who can’t hear.
AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A single member of Maine’s highest court has upheld a lower court’s ruling and denied bail to a Greene man facing a murder charge.
Nathan Morton is charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder and hindering apprehension or prosecution in connection with the April killing of Romeo Parent.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A Winthrop woman has died in the hospital four days after getting injured in a traffic crash that took the life of her husband.
Police and relatives say 74-year-old Patricia St. Laurent died Monday afternoon at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s attorney general is backing an effort to defend buffer zones at health clinics, like one recently approved in Maine.
Attorney General Janet Mills says she recently signed onto an amicus brief in a case reviewing a Massachusetts law creating a buffer zone around the entrances and driveways of health care clinics.
POLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine officials are designating the town of Poland as “business friendly.”
Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner George Gervais is presenting Poland with its “certified business friendly” community certificate and road signs on Monday.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland’s mayor and lawmakers are applauding the approval of a $100 million transportation bond that will improve the city’s waterfront.
Mayor Michael Brennan will be joined by Democratic Senate President Justin Alfond and Democratic Rep. Richard Farnsworth of Portland on Monday at Portland’s Ocean Gateway Terminal.
ALFRED, Maine (AP) — The Zumba instructor who ran a prostitution business in which she videotaped unsuspecting clients so her business partner could watch has been released from jail in Maine.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A man originally from Somalia has become the first African immigrant to win elected office in Lewiston, a city that has long had a significant Somali population.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Portland man has pleaded guilty to driving women from Maine to Massachusetts so they could engage in prostitution.
Samuel Gravely pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court in Portland to a charge of interstate travel to promote prostitution.
FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — An on-call Falmouth firefighter has been charged with arson.
Town Manager Nathan Poore says 20-year-old Griffin Kline turned himself in Wednesday, was charged with one count of arson and released.
JAY, Maine (AP) — Police say a Jay woman who reported that three masked men forced their way into her home and set fire to her husband’s pickup truck has stopped cooperating with investigators and hired a lawyer.
DOVER, N.H. (AP) – A Maine couple has been indicted by a grand jury in New Hampshire on charges relating to Social Security and welfare fraud.
Foster’s Daily Democrat reports, Robert and Nina DeAngelis of North Berwick are accused of falsely reporting job statuses and incomes.
KITTERY, Maine (AP) — The team designing a new Sarah Mildred Long Bridge between New Hampshire and Maine says it’s considering using tidal power for some portion of the bridge’s electrical use.
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Biddeford police are still looking for the driver of a vehicle who left the scene after striking and severely injuring an 89-year-old nun.
Sister Viola Lausier suffered a lacerated liver and collapsed lung when she was struck crossing the street near the convent Monday morning. Another sister tells the Portland Press Herald, she also broke her lower right arm and fractured her nose.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s largest city is ready to take delivery of its Christmas tree.
Portland officials say the arrival of the 55-foot-tall blue spruce Thursday in Monument Square signals the start of the holiday season. Jeff Tarling, city arborist, says there was an “exhaustive search” before officials settled on the tree.
BATH, Maine (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is paying a visit to Maine’s Bath Iron Works.
Hagel plans Thursday to tour the newest destroyer, the stealthy DDG-1000, which is under construction. The stealthy ship, named the Zumwalt, is the largest destroyer ever built for the Navy. It will be christened this spring.
SOMERSWORTH, N.H. (AP) — Police say a man arrested in a bank robbery has named several alleged accomplices in a series of robberies in New Hampshire and Maine.
A total of four people have been arrested in connection with robbing more than $30,000 from five banks in the two states during a three-month period.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Biddeford man called 911 to report that his landlord was making “death threats” just 40 minutes before he and his girlfriend were shot to death, according to transcripts of the call.