A staff member found the loaded handgun in a bag a 4-year-old boy brought to a child care center in Hallowell.
A group of Vermont lawmakers on Thursday called for a national constitutional convention similar to the one that convened in Philadelphia in 1787 to write the original Constitution.
In Maine and four other states, Whole Foods says it mislabeled the curried chicken salads and a vegan curried "chick'n" salads, but no illnesses have been reported.
But while the FBI didn't share intelligence, Boston's police commissioner says it might not have mattered.
The members deadlock on covering the $165,000 balance in SAD 51 for overspending they did not approve.
Max "touched many lives, saved souls, found the lost."
“I think the committee understood how much we all stand to lose if we don’t plan for the future,” said Pete Didisheim, advocacy director for the Natural Resources Council of Maine.
The world's largest video site is introducing all-you-can-watch channels that require a monthly fee with an average price of $2.99 each.
Lawmakers approved it 75-59, and the Senate and governor could make it law as early as Monday.
Another sailor is injured while practicing in a Swedish sailboat, but the rest of the 13-member crew is accounted for.
Searchers returned empty-handed Thursday after resuming their search for three snowmobilers missing in Rangeley Lake since winter, even as curious onlookers checked with them to see if any of the bodies had been found.
The state replaces a switch that was blamed for causing a drawbridge to become stuck on Wednesday.
A two-time All-Star in the NL, closer Joel Hanrahan goes on the disabled list for the second time.
David Douglas Stone co-founded the company, which runs digital gift card programs for retailers.
Peter DiRosa Jr. convinced the victim to invest $600,000 in a Hungarian real-estate venture. The man only got $60,000 back.
Crews expect to be working in the area through the evening commute.
Kim Lim was a 2010 graduate of South Portland High School who was excelling at the university.
Jane Richard, whose 8-year-old brother was killed in the April 15 blast, lost a leg and still faces additional surgeries.
He wants some religious schools to be partly funded by the public, as well as allow an unlimited number of publicly funded charter schools.
Police say Nathan Morton and Michael McNaughton killed 20-year-old Romeo Parent because McNaughton thought he was an informant.
Lewiston will be allowed to disburse $30,000 in state funds to aid more than 200 residents displaced by fire.
Plans call for new parking areas, a new restaurant, more snow-tubing lanes and new water features, including a ‘lazy river’ float ride.
Prosecutors say David Van Blaricom was driving 80 mph in a 30 mph zone on Route 9 at the time of the crash, which injured a Massachusetts couple.
The men are arrested after a joint investigation of the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and Saco police.
When Fannie pays a dividend of $59.4 billion to the U.S. Treasury next month, it will have repaid $95 billion of the roughly $116 billion it received during the taxpayer bailout.
Jacob is still the most popular name for boys and Sophia tops the list for girls for the second year in a row.
The Justice Department says Vitas Hospice and Vitas Healthcare submitted tens of millions of dollars in claims for emergency services for patients that weren't needed or weren't provided.
Prosecutors say seven people were arrested in the United States in a case involving thousands of thefts.
Welcome Back Day includes a public recognition of the lawmakers, along with a luncheon in the Hall of Flags.
Surveillance footage shows that the couple fell from the Carnival Spirit's mid-deck Wednesday night off the coast of Australia.
The woman suffers serious burns but manages to get out a second-floor window.
Factors behind the 2012 drop included more use of cheap generic pills and a fairly mild cold and flu season. But there was also was a big negative: people rationing their own health care.
Donald Fencik, 62, of Waterville, faces arson charges for allegedly burning the outer wall of a garage Sunday while setting off fireworks.
But the locale is expected to become known with the pending release of his death certificate.
The FBI also said no human remains were among more than 200 pieces of evidence collected from Ariel Castro's house.
Police say they will have to do more tests to determine whether the 4-year-old girl was strapped into a booster seat at the time.
Nighttime paving on I-95 in Kittery is expected to slow traffic for the next six weeks, while alternate routes over the Memorial Bridge and Sarah Mildred Long Bridge remain closed.
The persistent rotten egg smell that has lingered over The Moorings at Squantum Gardens for about six weeks is becoming unbearable.
Authorities say 49-year-old Roxanne Jeskey killed her husband, Richard, in June 2011 after he spoke to an ex-girlfriend on the phone.
David Towse said his son somehow got through a childproof door and made it to the river behind their home.
A fire official says the blaze, fed by huge piles of acrylic products used to make sweaters, produced immense amounts of smoke and the victims died of suffocation.
Kersosene prices are also falling, while propane prices are holding relatively steady.
The death is under investigation by local police and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Just minutes after her conviction Wednesday, she tells a TV station she would 'prefer to die sooner than later.'
May and June are the most common months for moose collisions due to a combination of factors, including calving time, weather and salt.
Commissioner Stephen Bowen is visiting the Indian Township School in Princeton today to see how students use touch-screen iPad computers in their classrooms.
Police say Bruce Morgan, 48, of Chelsea, was an experienced rider, and relatives said he owned several motorcycles.
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Sen. Geoffrey Gratwick of Bangor, a physician, also wants to appoint a special panel to review the data.
The malfunction shut down the northbound lanes of the bridge for more than two hours and forced a cargo ship bound for Merrill Marine Terminal to turn around.
They lost nearly everything they owned in the three fires that destroyed nine buildings in downtown Lewiston in the space of a week.
The exercise includes smoke, gunfire sounds and screams to simulate a roaming gunman scenario.
Meanwhile, site cleanup goes on where damaged buildings were razed, and donations are collected.
The two pit bulls show no signs of rabies after a 10-day quarantine, officials say.
The city has arrested three men recently on charges of unlawful sexual contact or exposing themselves in wooded areas.
The Harpswell koi fancier must adhere to rules to retain her permit to possess the invasive fish.
The Twins tee off on Allen Webster, David Ortiz's streak ends, and the Sox drop their fifth in six.