The Obama administration targets Texas first, but a recent Supreme Court decision may make it difficult.
In a televised interview, Juror B-29 says she struggled to balance the law against what was in her heart.
Officials probe whether a systems failure or other issue led to the derailment that left at least 80 dead.
She was half of the team of Masters and Johnson that produced best-selling books on subjects that had long been taboo to discuss.
The three vessels full of artifacts were likely sailing together when they all went down in a storm 200 years ago.
Carole Swan says that if she erred on income tax or workers' compensation forms it was because she is a victim of domestic abuse.
Wardens say 66-year-old Geraldine Largay planned to meet her husband after hiking the Appalachian Trail, but never showed.
'Attack of the Cannibal Lobsters' looks at one way in which climate change is affecting our ecosystem.
Newly released surveillance photos show the former New England Patriot holding what appears to be a gun, minutes after his friend was murdered.
Meetings have been held, but no vote has been scheduled. The hospital describes the effort as unnecessary.
The NBC 4/Wall Street Journal poll released two days after the revelations shows he has slipped to a statistical three-way tie for second place.
The married mayoral candidate also said he'd had sexually charged exchanges with six to 10 women while serving in Congress.
Canadian officers are searching for evidence in the July 6 railway disaster that killed 47 people and destroyed much of a small Quebec town.
Even in the high-flying hedge fund world, SAC Capital has stood out for its audacity, ambition and mammoth returns.
The 'slum pope' receives a warm welcome from one of Rio de Janeiro's most notorious shantytowns.
Kathryn McDonough of Portsmouth told investigators she helped dump the body of Elizabeth Marriott into the waters off Peirce Island.
Police say Joseph and Joshua Cahill broke into the Fun-O-Rama arcade Monday, but left when security alarms sounded.
Astronaut Chris Cassidy and colleague Karen Nyberg talk to the Press Herald via video conference from the International Space Station.
The body of 11-year-old Celina Cass was found less than a mile from her home a week after she was last seen using her family's computer.
A rival network blasts the partnership as a 'backroom deal' that discriminates against central and western Maine.
A legislator says he needs to refine the goals of any review, which he's seeking in reaction to a Press Herald investigation.
The players will be focusing on the game starting Friday after an offseason of distractions.
Police say the man now faces charges of possession of heroin, trafficking drugs and trafficking knives, in addition to outstanding warrants.
Pan Am Railways says Maine law requires reports only for refined oil, but not crude oil.
Carole Swan, facing 10 charges of defrauding the federal government, testified today she cannot remember specifics about the bid for a 2007 culvert project awarded to her husband.
Democrats are not immune to such problems, but the conflicts on the Republican side highlight the tug of war over the GOP's future as national leaders work to improve the party's brand.
The governor says will reintroduce a bill to allow uniformed military recruiters access to schools, which opponents say is already allowed.
The federal indictment accuses the firm of unprecedented amounts of insider trading.
When her new husband's political career disintegrated in 2011, Humin Abedin couldn't escape the obvious comparisons with her mentor, Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Meanwhile, an investigator hired by the Scarborough man’s defense team says a prosecution witness has changed his story.
The Maine Humanities Council in Portland was awarded $159,000 for its project on the Acadian experience in Maine.
Justin DiPietro was initially absent from court, leading to the threat of an arrest warrant.
The Coast Guard rescues John Aldridge off of Montauk Point after he falls off his lobster boat.
The homeowner, a woman in her 80s, was tied to her bed and then robbed.
Residents who live near the track have complained about the noise since the Downeaster extended its service north of Portland to Freeport and Brunswick last November.
Guinness World Records used census reports, immigration papers, marriage records and news reports to confirm the record.
City Arborist Tom Hoerth says the first five saplings he planted were stolen within days. So he planted six more. Those were taken too.
Her lawyer says 19-year-old Kathryn McDonough of Portsmouth will plead guilty today to hindering the prosecution, conspiracy and tampering with a witness.
Police say the driver of a car traveling on Waterford Road apparently lost control and hit a tree.
The ribbon-cutting will be done by former Portsmouth Mayor Eileen Foley, who was 5 when she cut the ribbon at the original Memorial Bridge opening in 1923.
The grant will fund firefighter positions on the department's Rescue 1 apparatus, which responds to special emergencies.
Participants will be required to collect data about how the vehicle is being used during the first two years of use.
An analysis of video images suggests that the train may have been traveling at twice the speed limit for that stretch of track.
From 2001 to 2012, only 14 boys in Maine were named George – and all of them were in 2010.
After eight years on the air at "Saturday Night Live," Jason Sudeikis says he's calling it quits.
Also, the New Brunswick & Maine Railways announces new safety guidelines for parked trains.
The Department of Corrections and Jobs for Maine Graduates each says the other chose not to continue the contract.
Bowdoin ranks 20th on Forbes' annual list / Mentally ill offender accused of assaulting hospital worker / Portland downtown agency names interim executive director ... and more news from around the state.
Boston police seeking suspect after woman is kidnapped, killed / Voting law allows students to use their college IDs ... and more news from around the region.
People living in urban areas are 20 percent less likely to die from serious injury than residents of rural areas.
A film documentarian unravels the shifting narrative around Freeport's Pote House, a family ancestor's home that has lodged itself into local legend.
The result is one of the best performances of the opera that I have ever seen. It should not be missed.
Poison center calls about the synthetic form of marijuana have eclipsed those for cocaine, ecstasy and amphetamines, despite being nearly unheard of in Maine before 2010.