Woman who shot boyfriend feared he'd leave / Maine filmmakers hope for crowd as they film in vacant church / Police look for three assault suspects ... and more news from around the state.
A Gorham town councilor says proposed changes 'fly in the face' of the town's vision for the area.
While everyone at Hadlock Field waves to the pediatric cancer center during home games, the gesture has special meaning for Peter Stein.
The bodies were discovered inside a 2001 Pontiac sedan early Monday that was burning in the parking lot of a Bangor business.
Paul Ryan paid 16 percent in 2010, and 20 percent in 2011 — a much higher rate than running mate Mitt Romney, who made significantly more money than Ryan during those years.
"He's speed," Demps' agent said. "If used correctly, he could definitely be a weapon."
A new search is on for the remains of a teenage girl who's been missing for more than 20 years.
A cleaning company's van caught fire early Friday evening, sending a thick cloud of acrid-smelling smoke over downtown.
The virus is discovered in mosquitoes in York County, and two people test positive for West Nile and Triple-E, respectively.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is hoping states will use the returned money for projects that put people back to work.
Boston College is coming off its worst season since the turn of the millennium, and quarterback Chase Rettig is making it his job to turn things around.
"At this early stage of the investigation, we have been unable to develop sufficient facts ... that provide a level of confidence that the security of the event can be assured," the police chief said.
The Navy announced Friday it will repair the USS Miami, which suffered $400 million in damage during a fire in Kittery.
The USS Constitution, first launched in 1797, will be tugged from its berth in Boston Harbor on Sunday to celebrate the 200th anniversary of its victory in the War of 1812.
The four-star general who's under investigation used military vehicles to take his wife shopping and to spas, and charged an overnight stay in Bermuda to the government.
Boston College athletic director Gene DeFilippo said on Friday that he was stepping down after 15 years, a tenure in which he stabilized the program in the aftermath of gambling scandal, led it into a new conference and collected four NCAA men's hockey championships.
But overall, Maine's jobless rate is still better than the U.S. estimate of 8.3 percent.
The 21 delegates from Maine say the Republicans are exceeding their authority in their effort to deny seating them at the Republican National Convention later this month.
The skydiver was stuck 50 to 60 feet above the ground and firefighters had to cut some branches and climb the tree to get him.
The lawsuit says the woman was burned when she sat on a black marble bench in direct sunlight on a hot August afternoon.
The specially commissioned Gifford's flavor features vanilla ice cream, sweet caramel ripples and small brownie bites.
The Teamsters did not endorse the company's "final" contract offer, but said union members should have the right to determine their own future.
Sources suggest the initiative would use state liquor contract revenue to pay down Maine's debt to hospitals; meanwhile, the fate of the planned special session is unclear.
The July unemployment rate for New England overall was 7.1 percent.
Arien L'Italien, 22, of was being sought by the Violent Offender Task Force in connection with an aggravated assault in Biddeford.
The report is further evidence of an economy that is regaining some momentum.
The sentence comes amid a wave of protests around the world in support of the feminist rockers.
Kenny the Clown, aka Kenneth Kahn, says he had no idea the 64GB iPad came from Jobs until the friend who gave it to him was charged with burglary.
At one point, police say, the 26-year-old man allegedly pointed a firearm at a family member.
Authorities say 23-year-old Rebecca Carey had five dogs living with her at the time of her death.
The Taunton man asks for a "Blue Ice 7s" ticket, but a distracted clerk instead gives him a "Sizzlin 7s."
Detectives arrested the 25-year-old Arline Seavey on Wednesday as she was being discharged from a psychiatric hospital in Westbrook.
A Romney spokesman says the Obama campaign's offer was a ploy to distract from "the issues that matter to voters."
The judge rules that police had no legal basis to stop his car and arrest him.
The owners of the burned home, which was uninsured, tell the judge damages could total more than $150,000.
It looks like a buoy, but it's a small watercraft fitted with a flotation device. It can go up to 22 mph and can get to people more quickly than any human.
The criticism began Monday with a blog post from Matt Fisher of Brooklyn, whose sister had Progressive insurance and was killed in a June 2010 car crash.
Part-time officer Derek Levasseur, 37, of Benton is charged with domestic-violence assault and assault after a fight during his wedding reception.
Police say the men forced their way into a home, tied up and assaulted the male resident, then fled with some cash.
An officer attempted to stop the Jeep for a defective tail light on Mount Vernon Avenue and, instead of stopping, the driver sped off.
Officials say it's worth the $3 million cost to increase demand and prices, but lobstermen may resist any fees.
The Colorado shootings prompt bills by Democratic leaders, but few similar responses on the campaign trail or in Congress.
The owner of Channel 13, a CBS affiliate, announces an 'agreement in principle' to remain on the network.
The unexpected drop is due primarily to power plant owners abandoning coal for cleaner, cheaper natural gas.
Celebrating 25 years on the agricultural fair circuit, Stan McGray shares some of his tricks of the trade.
If you're at school or at a varsity football game at Fitzpatrick Stadium and find yourself craving a Coke, you'd better go to the nearest convenience store . . .
Portland school board hires three new administrators / Man dies after motorcycle slams into turning camper / Tests to ID burned bodies may take until next week ... and more news from around the state.
With implications for birds, horses and humans, the diseases aren’t here yet, but are creeping northward.