12:21 AM

Complaints rising over unleashed dogs in Baxter Woods Several photos included in this story

The Portland park emerges as the latest flashpoint between people who want a place for their dogs to run free and others who say voice control is not enough.

12:27 AM

Couple charged by moose under investigation by Maine Warden Service Video clip included

The N.H. couple say they were not chasing the moose, which is against the law.

12:07 AM

Portland to give Baxter Boulevard to pedestrians, bikes on Sundays Several photos included in this story

Sundays on the Boulevard, which begins May 4, will give bikers and pedestrians unfettered Back Cove access.

12:07 AM

With young lobsters in decline, concern for Maine fishery rises

Researchers believe warming ocean temperatures, an increase in predation and pollution could be responsible.

12:31 AM

Maine teen accused in Long Creek uprising sues adult jail

Kody Williams, who was transferred from the juvenile facility when he was 18, files a lawsuit over conditions at the Cumberland County Jail.

1:00 AM

Portland board advances plan for East Bayside affordable housing

The zoning change would allow the 45-unit Bayside Anchor development to be built.

12:29 AM

Drug bust among largest ever in Franklin County Several photos included in this story

Police seize more than $140,000 in cash and nine types of narcotics in Avon.

1:00 AM

Triple-murder suspect with Portland link had common exchange visa

The circumstances of Ibragim Todashev’s entry into the U.S. and failure to comply with his visa terms are unclear.

Yesterday at 11:57 PM

Maine home sales rise nearly 13 percent

While sales in Maine outpace those nationally, bargain-hunting buyers push the median sale prices down.

12:05 AM

Wildfire danger high for inland Maine Several photos included in this story

About a dozen small fires were extinguished in southern Maine over the long weekend, and dry conditions spell an elevated danger.

12:08 AM

LePage vetoes bill requiring annual welfare fraud report

His administration would need more money in order to provide such a report, he says.

1:00 AM

Maine startup confirms commitment to Millinocket bio-coal project

Thermogen says the project will move ahead despite reduced financing.

Yesterday at 9:34 PM

Teen stowaway shows holes in vast airport security

The California teen had run away from home, FBI officials said, and spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area.

12:04 AM

Jeffrey Moskowitz named deputy chief of Maine's District Court

He’ll take over for Robert Mullen, who is joining the Superior Court on Thursday.

1:00 AM

Local & State Dispatches

Jail officer summoned for role in home fight / Driver indicted in death of Maine couple / LePage in Morocco for opening of UNE campus ... and more news from around the state.

Yesterday at 9:00 PM

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie to stump for LePage

Christie will appear at a May 7 fundraiser for the Maine governor, LePage’s campaign says.

Yesterday at 7:49 PM

Supreme Court deals blow to affirmative action

Supreme Court Building The high court rules that a state’s voters can outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions.

12:04 AM

Portland’s Winxnet acquires local cyber-security firm

The acquisition strengthens Winxnet’s portfolio of IT services offered to organizations throughout New England and the Southeast.

1:00 AM

Central Maine homes lose water after pollution threat

Meanwhile, tests show sewage is flowing downhill from Richmond's Meadowbrook Trailer Park into Mill Brook.

Yesterday at 9:15 PM

IRS paid bonuses to some employees who owed back taxes

The bonuses amounted to $1 million, an investigator says.

Yesterday at 6:52 PM

Making Maine cleaner on Earth Day: Photos



Yesterday at 11:40 PM

Bruins dominate Red Wings 3-0 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead Several photos included in this story

Dougie Hamilton and Jordan Caron score in the first period, and Boston never looks back.

12:04 AM

Michaud calls for Maine to cut heating oil use

The gubernatorial candidate says his energy plan encourages new technology while reducing environmental impacts.

Yesterday at 7:55 PM

Vermont jury awards $35 million in sex abuse case

The woman's attorney, Jerry O'Neill, says the judgment had symbolic value, even if much of it will never be paid.

Yesterday at 9:18 PM

Supreme Court hears arguments in TV-on-the-Internet dispute

Broadcasters including ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and PBS have sued Aereo for copyright infringement.

Yesterday at 1:00 PM

Job market for college grads better but still weak

Female graduates fared better than men: 9 percent were unemployed as of October last year, compared with 13.7 percent of men.

Yesterday at 7:58 PM

Former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders sue over pay – or lack thereof

They say they were often required to work for free and also allege demeaning and degrading behavior toward them, including inappropriate touching.

Yesterday at 9:07 PM

Buxton home heavily damaged by fire

It appears the blaze on Narragansett Trail started in the garage and spread to the house.

Yesterday at 7:53 PM

Boston Marathon bombing suspect’s friends want own trials moved

A court filing for Dias Kadyrbayev says he can’t receive a fair trial from a jury in Massachusetts.

Yesterday at 9:47 PM

Man indicted in crash that killed Biddeford couple

The indictments charge John Shaw, 49, with excessive speed and driving under the influence in the crash that killed Joel and Maxine McLain.

Yesterday at 8:35 PM

Ukraine security forces to resume ‘anti-terror’ operations in east

The move comes after gunfire hits an aircraft and bodies with signs of torture are discovered.

Yesterday at 5:09 PM

Redskins' owner says team name is 'not an issue'

Dan Snyder says critics should focus on 'real-life issues' facing Native Americans.

Yesterday at 7:22 PM

'Frontline' looks at solitary confinement at Maine prison

‘Solitary Nation,’ filmed at the Maine State Prison in Warren, will air at 10 p.m. tonight.

Yesterday at 12:53 AM

Revoking a liquor license a tall order in Maine

As the city of Portland pursues its efforts to shut down Sangillo’s, Westbrook’s experience with a bar may provide a cautionary tale.

Yesterday at 6:54 AM

Ticks survive long, cold Maine winter

Tick season is under way, and populations appear to be thriving.

Yesterday at 8:03 PM

LePage calls Democrats’ defeat of his bills ‘shameful’

Among the measures that went down to defeat are an overhaul of the state’s welfare programs and the creation of special business zones.