Portland pulls within one run of Reading.
The tests confirm that Albert DeSalvo killed the woman belied to be the serial killer's last victim.
The 3-foot-long reptile may have escaped from a co-ed Greek organization.
The man reportedly urged other swimmers near the Casco Bay Bridge to rescue his girlfriend first.
No summons has yet been issued in the case under investigation by the York County Sheriff's Office.
The former New England Patriots star is accused of murdering semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd.
The measure passes with no support from Democrats, who are working on their own bill in the Senate.
Audrea Gause fraudulently collected $480,000 by posing as a victim with a brain injury, police say.
The men, three of whom were malnourished, were kept in a garage that police liken to a 'dungeon.'
Portland police say a vehicle overturned near the entrance to the Unum campus and two people are injured.
Israel and Palestinian negotiators will soon meet in Washington to work out final details of relaunching peace negotiations.
The diver had been checking lobster traps near the Mildred Long Bridge.
The Maine Republican State Committee is expected to elect the former Senate president on Saturday.
Cameron Clair crossed the center line on Route 4, killing teacher Amy Harris and injuring her two young children.
The customer had just withdrawn money from an ATM in Hampton.
One was a 22-foot sailboat and the other was a 28-foot runabout.
But the president declines to wade into legal questions about the Florida case, saying, 'Once the jury's spoken, that's how our system works.'
Lake Region and Mount Abram highs benefit from a state error in calculating test participation rates.
The dead firefighters' families also will receive ongoing financial compensation.
Police are searching for another suspect and say more arrests are expected as a result of a month-long investigation.
Officials believe 16-year-old Ye Meng Yuan, a Chinese student, was struck by a specialized fire vehicle.
In addition to several police at the Detroit home, a diver could be seen in a nearby swampy area.
The officer who released the photos to counter a Rolling Stone article has a cottage in Biddeford.
More than $125,000 is raised in three weeks, enough to ensure skiing will continue for the coming winter.
Investigators still aren't sure if the brake problems were due to mechanical issues or human error.
The crash happened at 2 a.m., police said. Nobody was injured.
The city passed a 31-year-old high temperature record for July 19 by reaching 95 degrees shortly after 4 p.m.
Shucks Maine Lobster will open an 18,800-square-foot facility on the Maine State Pier in January. Ready Seafood Co. will expand its existing operations on the pier.
The DNA finding 'leaves no doubt that Albert DeSalvo was responsible for the brutal murder of Mary Sullivan,' says Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley.
The ordinance would prohibit polystyrene food packaging at city events starting July 1, 2015.
Carole Swan of Chelsea walks into the courtroom stiffly and slowly as Friday's proceedings began in Bangor.
The awards given to Kennebunk and St. John Plantation will result in the creation of 13 new jobs, according to state officials.
Paul Penna will take the helm at Bonny Eagle High School, replacing Beth Schultz, whose contract wasn't renewed.
Casa Inc. is breaking ground today on its new 16-bed facility.
An Aegis destroyer now under construction at Bath Iron Works bears the name of Medal of Honor winner Thomas Hudner, who was honored at a ceremony in Maine in April.
It is the third such commission Francis has named in his four months as pope and signals that big changes are coming.
Police canvas the East Bayside neighborhood for witnesses and videotape that might show who was in the area.
Without new pipelines in North America, there's no other way to transport vast amounts of crude from the middle of the continent to its coasts.
Paris Interim Chief Jerry Hinton says all the applicants are men and come from as far away as California and Florida.
Police said passers-by saw James Wiggins dragging his dog, now being treated for heat exhaustion and abrasions, down Norridgewock Road and many of them called police.
The boats were docked at a yacht club on Lake Winnipesaukee.
A judge says that Alexei Navalny's incarceration would 'prevent him from exercising his rights of being elected.'
Stephen 'The Rifleman' Flemmi testifies that 'Whitey' Bulger personally killed Flemmi's girlfriend and others.
The April 29 fire was one of three large blazes in the city in a week. Another 13-year-old boy and two men face charges in the other fires.
Downed utility lines closed the interstate in both directions for several hours early this morning.
But the plan being crafted by Senate leaders ties the loans to market rates.
Parking an unoccupied train overnight isn't against regulations, but it's not 'standard procedure,' Maine's representatives are told.
Orthodontist agrees to pay $800,000 in overbilling deal / DA who caused 4-car crash says he blacked out ... and more news from around the region.
The group from Franklin County meets with the mayor of the devastated town of Lac-Megantic.
Researchers at UMass have found a way to shut down the extra chromosome that causes the developmental problems in people with the disorder.
The plan requests millions of dollars to help the New England groundfishing fleet adapt and survive.
Prosecutor suspended from practice for 30 days / Suspect in Maine teen's killing also faces burglary charge / Ex-nurse charged with violating bail conditions ... and more news from around the state.
For many who took time to read Rolling Stone's article and understand the cover photo, they found the the journalism both fascinating and important.
Although wrecker companies asked for the change, they say it's still not enough to pay the bills.
Brief video excerpts from Carole Swan's police interview are played at her trial.
The National Weather Service says we're in for the hottest day of the season, presenting danger to some residents.
The White House is dangling that option over the Russians as Moscow considers a temporary asylum petition from Edward Snowden.
Winners of a favorite-theater contest will receive the highly expensive digital system many need to survive.
The organizers won't say where the flash mob will turn up on Aug. 5, but they are now recruiting and hope to make it the largest in Maine's history.