A determined sergeant with the Maine Warden Service finally captures Christopher Knight, 47, who says he committed more than 1,000 burglaries over 27 years of solitary life in the woods.
The ex-Maine resident committed suicide to protect his daughter, but did so before revealing ties to unsolved cases, police say.
At YouthBuild Biddeford, young people who have struggled get help to earn GEDs and job skills.
The executive director says the changes are supposed to reinforce the competition's purpose — to broaden students' knowledge of the language.
The union offers other ways to save so the budget can minimize the impact on Portland students.
Democrats are trying to roll back a 2011 law that allows employees with concealed-weapons permits to keep guns in their cars at their office.
A legislative committee defeats a LePage effort to move funds for the state’s legal representation.
U.S. defenses could intercept a ballistic missile launched by North Korea if it decides to strike, Adm. Samuel Locklear says.
A magazine releases a recording of a private meeting where Mitch McConnell's aides discuss how they can use Ashley Judd's bouts with depression against her.
But the hockey team CEO downplays the differences yet to be resolved with the arena negotiators.
One proposal seeks state subsidies to ease the burden on public schools forced to pay for students who leave the district.
"The current situation means we're accepting ... that combat airpower may not be ready to respond immediately to new contingencies," Gen. Mike Hostage says.
At least 14 people are injured, two critically, by a suspect who went building to building attacking people.
The university highly praises Tim Whitehead's efforts but says it needs new energy in its fading hockey program.
The bill would raise the minimum wage to $9 per hour by July 2016 to keep up with rising costs of living, but Gov. LePage may veto it.
Senators vote 19-16 vote to sustain the governor's veto.
The proposal includes credits for schools and a program to test using food stamps via smartphone.
Police say that Calvin Bridges, 63, was driving west on Longwoods Road, also known as Route 9, when he apparently fell asleep and drifted off the road and hit the pole.
Trooper Paul Casey fired at a Minot man who had fired dozens of rounds from a high-powered rifle and a machine gun during a standoff with police in December.
The state sued the oil company over MTBE, a toxic chemical additive used by Exxon Mobil.
Maine residents and some environmental organizations pose questions Tuesday about the proposal and future operations at the Juniper Ridge Landfill.
A man threatened a Big Apple clerk with a handgun before leaving with a small amount of cash.
The House also rejects a bill requiring all motorcyclists to wear helmets.
Amtrak says the Downeaster had the 11th biggest percentage increase for the period among its 45 routes nationwide.
The terms are confidential, but there still could be a state investigation of the Baxter Academy application.
Meanwhile, conservatives say they will use procedural tactics to try preventing the Senate from even debating firearms restrictions.
The group insists "the time is right" to move toward replacing jail sentences with intervention and rehabilitation for non-violent offenders.
Authorities are still investigating how the younger child obtained the .22-caliber rifle from his family's New Jersey home.
Observers say the torrent of North Korean prophesies of doom is partly meant to win Pyongyang-friendly policy changes in Seoul and Washington.
Two men have received identical prison terms for their roles in robbing a Rite Aid pharmacy last August.
The high-tech helper is under scrutiny over reports of problems, including several deaths that may be linked with it and the high cost of using the robotic system.
The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife this year tested tissue samples from 404 deer and eight moose.
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The sheriff says the state needs to address money problems the consolidated system is causing.
The claims of former code enforcement officer Albert Farris were unfounded, a state panel finds.
Though his military and police careers were important, nothing topped the love he had for his wife and their four children, his son says.
But some disagree with City Manager Mark Rees' decision to reduce funding for certain programs.
Louisville battles back from a 12-point deficit in the first half to beat Michigan, 82-76.
The bill would permit trawlers to sell "incidentally caught" lobsters, something Maine lobstermen strongly oppose.
Leeland Eisenberg walked away from a minimum-security correctional facility Sunday afternoon.
The city's Public Safety Committee could decide tonight whether Portland should prohibit street vendors from setting up within 10 feet of a retailers and on sidewalks less than 8 feet wide.