News from June 23, 2013

June 24, 2013

Police probe what led to death of baby from Bath

Authorities continue their investigation into events surrounding the death of the 9-month-old girl, but no one has been charged with any crime.

June 24, 2013

Gunmen kill nine mountain climbers in Pakistan

The Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility for the attack that killed one American, calling it revenge for a suspected U.S. drone strike.

June 23, 2013

Funeral for actor James Gandolfini to be held Thursday

Services will take place at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City.

June 24, 2013

Lightning causes fires, injures two in Maine

A woman was injured at Point Sebago Resort, and a teen was struck inside his East Lebanon home. More storms could arrive this afternoon.

June 23, 2013

Lightning strike causes house fire in Gorham

The cause of a second fire in Falmouth is unknown.

June 23, 2013

N.H. likely to OK medical marijuana

The bill puts restrictions on dispensaries and doctors, and won't allow patients to grow their own at home.

June 24, 2013

Whitey Bulger asks for gag order to be lifted

A motion filed Saturday complains that the tenor of media coverage in the case has been largely adverse to Bulger.

June 23, 2013

Portland area and four Maine counties brace for thunderstorms

A thunderstorm watch will remain in effect until 11 p.m. Sunday night, but a more serious thunderstorm warning is issued for Portland.

June 23, 2013

Nelson Mandela said to be in critical condition

'The doctors are doing everything possible to get his condition to improve,' according to the South African government.

June 23, 2013

Red Sox drop another to Tigers Several photos included in this story

Andrew Miller, Torey Lovullo, Ryan Lavarnway, Mike Napoli Daniel Nava's disputed dropped catch in the eighth puts Detroit on its way to a 7-5 win.

June 23, 2013

Barnes ends his drought in Sea Dogs' win

Matt Barnes earns his first victory in more than a month as Portland routs Trenton, 11-0.

June 23, 2013

Audi wins Le Mans race marred by driver's death

Tom Kristensen, Allan McNish and Loic Duval of Audi No. 2 finished one lap ahead of Toyota No. 8 driven by Anthony Davidson, Sebastien Buemi and Stephane Sarrazin.

June 23, 2013

No new details in Hernandez case

Authorities have yet to arrest Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez as the investigation continues.

June 23, 2013

US gas prices down 4 cents over past 2 weeks

Tucson, Ariz., has the nation's lowest average price for gas at $3.24.

June 24, 2013

LePage's remark could cost Republicans in 2014

Expert's say Paul LePage's comment could cause moderate members of his own party to distance themselves from him ahead of next year's elections.

June 23, 2013

Heroin arrests, overdoses on the rise in Maine

Heroin was the primary drug or one of the primary drugs in 21 Maine deaths last year, compared to six the year before.

June 23, 2013

PortConMaine celebrates the inner geek Video clip included

The four-day festival celebrates anime, comic books, video games and other pop culture.

June 23, 2013

Hostess: Twinkies to return to shelves July 15

Hostess, with new owners, is expecting a blockbuster return next month for Twinkies and other sugary treats, such as CupCakes and Donettes.

July 12, 2013

Director Demme to attend Maine film festival

Jonathan Demme will kick of the opening night of the festival on July 12 at the Waterville Opera House.

June 23, 2013

Ohio air show resumes after stuntwoman, pilot die

The cause of Saturday's crash is unclear and the conclusion of an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board likely will take months

June 23, 2013

'Mad Men' ending season with Don Draper at new low



June 23, 2013

Bergeron leaves hospital, returns home with Bruins

Patrice Bergeron spent the night in a Chicago hospital after being injured in the second period Saturday night.

June 23, 2013

Waldoboro teenager charged with assaulting 6-month-old baby

Tylor Miller, 18, was arrested on two counts of felony assault on a child under 6 and other charges for violating conditions of release in an unrelated case.

June 23, 2013

Bass Harbor hosts lobster boat races

About a dozen races are scheduled through the summer along Maine's coast.

June 23, 2013

Police search home of Maine murder suspect

The man charged with the murder of Nichole Cable is also a "person of interest" in an unrelated burglary in January.

June 23, 2013

Vt. gov asks for US review of oil pipeline change

Peter Shumlin asks for a presidential permit for the pipeline and an impact statement to assess the environmental costs of reversing the pipeline.

June 23, 2013

Teen hit by celebratory gunfire after NBA finals

The 15-year-old was at his mother's house watching postgame coverage of the Heat's win when a bullet game through a glass door and grazed his skull under his right ear. He is expected to make a full recovery.

June 23, 2013

Boston Marathon winner presents his medal to city

Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia participated in the Boston Athletic Association's 10K race and gave the marathon prize to honor the victims and Boston.

June 23, 2013

Report: Gandolfini's body en route to US

The "Sopranos" star died Wednesday in Rome of a heart attack.

June 24, 2013

Snowden on the run with help from WikiLeaks

Edward Snowden The anti-secrecy group helps the U.S. fugitive fly to Russia and says he’ll seek asylum in Ecuador.

June 24, 2013

Daredevil Wallenda completes Grand Canyon walk Video clip included

Florida aerialist Nik Wallenda performed the stunt – without a harness – 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River.

June 23, 2013

Dog from Afghanistan has a rough trip to U.S.

Member Exchange Soldiers raise money to ship home a stray puppy who won their hearts and minds on an Army base.

June 23, 2013

Bill Nemitz: Conscience guides an NRA stalwart



June 23, 2013

Boaters threatening sandhill cranes

 The state law regarding headway speed is being routinely disregarded along the Serpentine.

June 23, 2013

Heart problem can't slow down golfer

 Keith Mello is competing in a golf tournament this weekend despite his heart condition.

June 23, 2013

Retail sales growth gives economic hope

Though the trend is not robust, consumer sales are on a consistent upward trend throughout Maine.

June 23, 2013

Upgrade of 911 system to put state in forefront

The enhanced network will be among the first to let users send photos, video and other data.

June 23, 2013

Massachusetts Senate candidates make final push

Rep. Edward Markey and Gabriel Gomez try to get out supporters ahead of Tuesday's special election.

June 23, 2013

Review: Etheridge gives audience an uplifting performance



June 23, 2013

Washington Notebook: Michaud reports outside income



June 23, 2013

Dispatches

Utility worker apparently electrocuted / Dangerous ozone levels expected / Women's organization honors attorney general / Two hurt in ATV accident / Schools conference in August

June 23, 2013

A rough night all around for Sea Dogs

Poor defense, so-so pitching and a lack of timely hits add up to another road defeat.

June 23, 2013

Special Report: Where are the jobs of Maine’s future?

Officials talk about a ‘skills gap,’ but a Maine Sunday Telegram examination finds that high-tech jobs account for a fraction of the growth. The state’s employment issues, it turns out, are more complex. Find out what 25 jobs are most in demand.

June 24, 2013

Live chats with some of Maine's career experts