Capital city’s first mosque for the Islamic Socity of Greater Augusta approved unanimously
The 14.82-carat pear-shaped orange diamond is the largest of its kind ever sold at auction.
The crash injured a Windham man and his teenage son.
The new strategy – which seeks to cut risks for both heart attacks and strokes – may double the number of Americans taking cholesterol-lowering drugs.
Raymond Stevens, if convicted of writing on the homes of African refugee families, faces 10 to 30 years in prison.
Terry Francona wins AL Manager of the Year, beating out Boston’s John Farrell.
Brendan Conway, who died at 34 while playing basketball, is remembered for his caring nature and for touching many lives.
The enormity of the devastation slows relief efforts.
The bill is a victory for civil rights and the state’s economy, lawmakers say.
The boy’s death comes at a time when head injuries in football are attracting attention at all levels of the sport.
A harassment case and a loss to the only winless team in football can have that effect.
A collision between a pickup and an SUV kills a man in Sanford, while an elderly woman is critically hurt in a Portland crash.
Devin Kohlman, 13, died Monday, but not before the community created a wintry celebration for him.
The new findings run counter to the assumption that other factors are better indicators of whether a person is likely to have impaired cardiovascular health.
Hundreds of passengers have died and even more have been injured since the National Transportation Safety Board made its initial recommendations.
Justices find the church was not obligated to reveal prior molestation claims against the priest named by William Picher of Augusta.
Ahmed Muse Salad tried to portray himself as a savior who killed other pirates aboard the yacht after the hostages were shot.
Many U.S. city planners are convinced that old-timey cars tethered to overhead electric cables, or their futuristic descendants, ignite economic development in a way that buses cannot.
Wendi Willette of Winslow is accused of taking between $10,000 and $30,000.
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has estimated that 9 million people will gain coverage through expanded Medicaid next year.
Paul Tolbert, 33, was attending a drug rehabilitation program in Winthrop when he disappeared.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will make the ultimate decision on whether to seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
After a five-year hiatus, it appears the ferry service will resume in May, although time is short for preparations.
The director of the Portland Jetport sees the merger of American Airlines and US Air as positive, but Rep. Michaud cautions, ‘The devil is always in the details.’
The victim was underneath a car in a driveway trying to protect herself when an officer arrived and shot the dog.
The unit is a response to a federal funding loss at the Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta.
An Amish teenager driving the buggy and his horse were uninjured, but the buggy was destroyed.
Haiyan’s devastation underlines the pressing need to spend more money to build more roads, ports and power lines.
Without a 408-foot ‘needle’ on top, the building would have been only 1,368 feet tall – well short of Chicago’s 1,451-foot Willis Tower.
One vehicle ends up in a swamp, another rolls over after hitting a telephone pole.
The measure required women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound exam and then have the image placed in front of them while the provider described the fetus.
Federal prosecutors say 63-year-old Ronald Fuller of Boothbay Harbor was a suspect at the time in several burglaries.
Scientists at Purdue University say logging in with a simple scan of a user’s iris or fingerprint will soon become more common.
Two brothers were among three men shot and killed in their Brooklyn apartment early Monday by a fellow musician who police say was upset over being kicked out of another Iranian band.
Police say the woman refused to stop when confronted by store employees.
Neighbors of the First Baptist Church say the bell began ringing louder after the church tower’s clock underwent repairs about a year ago.
The public cast more than 58,000 votes online in selecting the winners from 51 finalists, one from each state and the District of Columbia.
The defense argues murder charges against the Presque Isle man can’t be proven because Starlett Vining’s body has never been found.
The university hopes to put two floating wind turbines south of Monhegan Island and 12 miles from the mainland.
The city embraces its first craft brewery – in a former mill building.
Dentists complain about large fines by an auditor for minor clerical errors in MaineCare patient cases.
The decision to reveal one’s sexual orientation can be wrenching, stir unpredictable reactions – and bring solace.
While the effect on the city's 'brand' is not yet known, some businesses see opportunity.
Cumberland, Yarmouth and North Yarmouth give tribute and thanks.
Affordable living, tolerance and services mean more may arrive.
Michele Corson is charged in connection with a New Hampshire killing.
Man, 36, dies in fiery crash after driving in wrong lane / Skeletal remains ‘tentatively identified’ / Police find vehicle they say struck horse-drawn buggy . . . and more news from around the state.
A Maryland fisherman applauds Maine’s plans to scale down its harvest.
The 30-episode weekly series set to begin next spring will meld pop culture and baseball.
The fall tour, which concludes this week, is the band’s most ambitious yet, with 21 dates since Oct. 6.
The official death toll from the disaster rose to 1,774 on Tuesday and more than 9 million people have been affected across a large swath of the country.