The officer and the other driver escape serious injuries in the collision in Portland.
A 20-year-old man is hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the chest.
The bill includes subsidies for the Portland-Boston train, which will expand service to Brunswick in the fall.
The bill keeps interest rates for some loans at 3.4 percent, and includes just over $100 billion for highway and other transportation programs.
The Brunswick Democrat says he is withdrawing from his state House race because he's been called to active duty in the U.S. Navy Reserves.
Ed Meadows will be deputy commissioner of operations and administration in the newly merged Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts draws laughter at a conference of about judges, attorneys and others a day after the court's historic ruling on health care.
the White House has sent a memo to House and Senate Democrats pressing them to go on the offensive after the Supreme Court's health care ruling.
The state Fire Marshal's Office says the 28-year-old mother and her 11-year-old are hospitalized with severe burns to their faces.
Scott McDonald, 55, of South Portland, was riding his motorcycle on Johnson Road when a car pulled in front of him to make a U-turn, police said.
The school board will vote July 9 on a motion to hire Emmanuel Caulk, an assistant superintendent in Philadelphia's system, the eighth-largest in the nation.
Police say it appears the $30,000 reward for information leading to the missing toddler will go unclaimed.
Cruise, 49, wed the 33-year-old Holmes in 2006 in an Italian castle after publicly declaring his love on Oprah Winfrey's television show.
None of the marshals was scheduled for flight duty the day of the drinking, but the TSA says consumption of alcohol is forbidden anytime they are on the job.
The Government Oversight Committee votes 7-2 to not order a review of the proposed 26 percent increase.
In 2011, the DEP found that the number of days when beaches were posted because of high bacteria levels decreased by almost 50 percent from the previous year.
Susan Muniak, 45, is arrested following the collision that injured two others.
The fix is needed because it now takes the Earth about two milliseconds longer to rotate on its axis – the definition of a day – than it took 100 years ago,
The legislation, which also revamps highway and transit programs and shores up the federal flood insurance, now awaits President Obama's signature.
The FCC had wanted to reinstate a $550,000 fine against CBS for Janet Jackson's breast-baring performance at the 2004 Super Bowl.
The American Eagle flight to Raleigh-Durham, N.C., was delayed for five hours on Monday. The incident was caught on video.
The media outlets wanted to lift a prohibition on owning both a newspaper and a television station in the same market.
The man was leading a tour group at the Jane Goodall Institute Chimpanzee Eden.
Bernard Madoff's younger brother, saying he was "deeply ashamed and terribly sorry," agrees to serve 10 years in prison.
Hampton Beach State Park and Wallis Sands Beach in Rye are among the safest beaches for swimming in the country.
The private service for family and friends of Patten, Maine, native Nick Hall is being held today at a visitors center in the national park.
A Minnesota business named Drive-a-Tank offers customers the chance to pilot surplus military tanks and other armored vehicles and smash junk cars like an action movie hero.
Meeting for the 19th time since the debt crisis exploded, leaders agree they will let indebted governments funnel bailout money directly to struggling banks as well.
A Coast Guard officer said the teens should have been wearing life jackets – but were not.
A 71-year-old Winslow man has been arrested again after allegedly assaulting a firefighter.
The bill could come up for a vote by Saturday. It includes $6 million for Amtrak's Downeaster train between Portland and Boston.
A Fish and Game officer finds the 19-month-old boy about a quarter-mile from the family's campsite.
Emergency officials responded quickly Thursday to a reported bomb threat at a Waterville mental health clinic, only to learn moments later that it was a drill.
The incident began after the man was accused of assaulting a woman in Orono.
The Catholic Church opposed passage of the Affordable Care Act because it allows use of federal funds to pay for elective abortions.
A Baptist missionary with a football background made a key tackle Thursday afternoon, helping police apprehend a suspect in a foiled Manchester bank robbery.
Early estimates put the damage at $400 million after a fire that started in a vacuum cleaner got out of control May 23.
The hospital is working on obtaining permits and preparing building designs on its Fore River campus.
A Somali refugee says he's not as old as a U.S.-assigned Jan. 1 date indicates.
Maine's senators oppose the health care overhaul, which is backed by the state's representatives.
Lance Dutson will leave his job as director of the Maine Heritage Policy Center effective today.
The new $65 million Veterans Memorial Bridge spanning the Fore River includes a 12-foot-wide pathway -- 'really a wonderful amenity' -- for pedalers and pedestrians.
Little is known about Hawthorne's boyhood, but the house where he spent it will observe its bicentennial Saturday.
If approved, the trash incinerator that has plagued Biddeford for decades will be razed in a year.
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Loons with high mercury levels lack the energy to incubate their eggs and take care of their young.
EepyBird, the Coke and Mentos guys, brought their special brand of quirkiness to Portland’s Monument Square Thursday evening.
The band's sold-out Aug. 4 outdoor concert on the Eastern Prom has some worried about potential problems with crowds and alcohol.
Roberts leads way in ruling that upholds Obama's law