Massachusetts regulators find that the company is suitable to pursue a gambling license.
Police call woman’s death on Christmas Day suspicious / Driver who refused sobriety test gets February court date ... and more news from around the state.
Experts say the nuclear plant could help lead the way to a more transparent and inclusive process.
Drivers will be allowed to hit 70 mph on Interstate 93 and bars can stay open until 2 a.m.
The House will vote on a bill that would give young adults credit for completing programs.
Some leave their houses and go elsewhere while others endure the outages at home.
For struggling families, the loss of the more than $1,100 per month average stipend could cause difficulties and may hurt the economy.
The high for Portland is forecast in the teens, and some places, such as Wisconsin, are expecting wind chills as low as minus 25.
The channel had put Robertson on what it called ‘hiatus’ following his comments in a magazine article about his view of gays.
An ambulance crew responding to a call find a woman dead inside a home.
The thousands of pages include text, photos and recordings of 911 calls, but shooter Adam Lanza’s motives may never be known.
Residents worry about noise and visual impacts, as well as effects on lobstering.
The hit movie is a cinematic romp through the over-the-top styles of the 1970s.
New Year's celebrations from 1939, 1950, and 1988, from the Portland Public Library's archival collection of historic Portland Press Herald photographic negatives.
‘He’s devastated,’ head coach Jason Garrett said. ‘Devastated. He puts a lot into this.’
The owner says he was using candles to keep a water heater warm.
The company believes the numbers are secure because of the extent of the encryption, but experts advise people affected to change their codes.
He finds that the collection of Americans’ phone records does not violate the Fourth Amendment.
A woman driving a Scion suffers significant – but not life-threatening – injuries.
Denver is one of 19 municipalities and seven counties in Colorado that will allow retail sales of recreational pot to those 21 and older.
The academy is offering electronic voting for the second consecutive year.
The sports story of the year is an annual vote conducted by The Associated Press.
Some remote areas still lack power, but many officials are satisfied with utility ice storm efforts.
End 68 Hours of Hunger is a volunteer-run organization that provides backpacks or bags of food every Friday for children who otherwise would go hungry over the weekend.
The announcement is raising hopes for a potential breakthrough in efforts to cease violence that has displaced more than 120,000 people in the world’s newest country.
Mohammed Chatah was seen as a moderate political figure despite his deep opposition to the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad.
Left dead are the man’s current wife, former mother-in-law and former boss at four locations across two parishes.
Planners say that adding the downtown district to the National Register of Historic Places would allow developers to secure tax credits for building renovations.
An average of 30,000 vehicles flow through the tunnel each day and the lengthy closure will undoubtedly add to traffic issues.
Once derided as pork spending, water infrastructure projects now provide rare common ground for a divided Congress.
42-year-old Dale Quereux told officers he was trying to provide a warm place for himself and his fellow passengers when he forced his way into the locked station on Christmas day.
The state police report totals several thousand pages and includes text, photos and 911 calls that detail a tragedy but also reveal heroism and moments of grace on the part of educators first responders.
On Thursday, a ruptured wastewater siphon was dumping 100 to 200 gallons a minute into the river, a tributary of the Housatonic.
The Press Herald Toy Fund aims to provide toys for 7,000 children in Cumberland, York, Sagadahoc, Lincoln and Knox counties.
The defendant is charged in a cocaine distribution ring operating between Maine and New York.
Richard Silkman’s attorney also argues that if the federal case proceeds, it should be moved to a court here.
The lethal gas poisons and hospitalizes about 100 Mainers each year. Last February, a Biddeford family survived after being minutes from death.
The state, when deciding the sentence, said she cooperated with police and made full restitution.
Boy critical after tree falls on him while riding zip line / Prides Corner developer modifies plan / Bus passenger arrested in break-in at closed bus depot ... and more news from around the state.
The plan to put local groups back in charge would need Republican support to survive a possible LePage veto.
Congregation Bet Ha’am's house of worship features a concave roofline and banks of windows positioned to maximize natural light coming inside.