News from November 2, 2013

November 2, 2013

Burns explores Roosevelt legacy in new documentary

The filmmaker acclaimed for documentaries on the Civil War, baseball and World War II, is now exploring the lives of the three most famous Roosevelts.

November 2, 2013

Suspected LAX gunman charged with murder

If convicted Paul Ciancia could face the death penalty.

November 2, 2013

Fryeburg home invasion investigated

Break-in may be related to two other similar incidents, police say.

November 2, 2013

Sticker shock often follows insurance cancellation

Some middle-class Americans receiving insurance cancellation notices are finding premiums on their state insurance exchanges more expensive with higher deductibles.

November 2, 2013

Rare disqualification, breakdown mar opening Breeders’ Cup race

A horse with a broken leg was euthanized in the opening race at Santa Anita.

November 2, 2013

Foxcroft holds off NYA 1-0 for state Class C field hockey title

Madison Fadley scores the winner in the first half.

November 2, 2013

As LAX shooting unfolded, NJ father called police

Paul Ciancia’s father called police in New Jersey, worried about his son in L.A. after receiving a suicidal text.

November 3, 2013

UMaine Black Bears survive scare by Stony Brook

Maine rallies to 19-14 football victory to remain atop CAA standings.

November 2, 2013

West Point hosts first wedding between two men

The men were both out of the Army.

November 2, 2013

Yarmouth rallies for state Class B volley title

The Clippers win the final three sets to beat Washington Academy.

November 2, 2013

French say two journalists killed in north Mali

The two were kidnapped by gunmen and killed hours later.

November 2, 2013

BART unions ratify contract that ended strike

The new deal will increase pay and improve safety conditions.

November 2, 2013

Thousands of fliers delayed after LAX shooting

About 1,550 flights with 167,000 passengers were affected.

December 6, 2013

Field hockey: Skowhegan captures another state Class A title Several photos included in this story

The Indians win their 12th title in 13 years by beating Scarborough, 4-1.

November 2, 2013

Cuba cracks down on private cinemas, game salons

Authorities say the businesses are unauthorized and must stop immediately.

November 2, 2013

Crews restoring power in Bangor after high winds

High winds brought down power lines and tree limbs Friday morning across the Bangor Hydro service area.

December 6, 2013

Falmouth wins state Class A volleyball championship

The Yachtsmen knock off top-seeded Scarborough in four sets.

November 2, 2013

It’s parade time in Boston Several photos included in this story

The Red Sox celebrate their World Series title with a ‘rolling rally’ through Boston.

November 2, 2013

NYC subway vigilante Goetz arrested on drug charge

Bernie Goetz was trying to sell $30 worth of pot to an undercover officer.

November 2, 2013

Pakistani Taliban confirm leader killed by drone

Hakimullah Mehsud’s death will complicate efforts by the government to negotiate a peace deal.

November 2, 2013

Strong Maine deer hunt expected

The state’s deer population continues to rebound from severe winters that decimated the herd.

November 2, 2013

Police: Maine inmate orchestrated drug trafficking

Three other people are also arrested.

November 2, 2013

LePage back in Maine after Colombia, Mexico trip

The trip was designed to promote Maine businesses and educational institutions abroad in order to create business and investment opportunities

November 2, 2013

Boston’s interim police commissioner promoted from within

Boston Police Superintendent Williams Evans will serve until a new mayor appoints a commissioner.

November 2, 2013

Outages slow health care website overhaul

Officials expect to have it humming along by the end of the month.

November 2, 2013

Hospital moves to resolve claims over gynecologist’s secret photos

Patients say a doctor at Johns Hopkins Hospital took photographs and videos of them without their knowledge or consent.

November 2, 2013

Maine panel to choose from three plans for jail reform

The commission expects to recommend a proposal to the Legislature by the first week in December.

November 2, 2013

Cape Elizabeth's library panel offering cheaper renovation plan

It would have the town borrow $4 million and will be presented to the Town Council on Nov. 6.

November 2, 2013

Canadian utility hints at deals with U.S.

Talks are underway about a new transmission line across Maine.

November 2, 2013

One-third of Texas clinics barred from abortions

A new law requires doctors to have admitting privileges in a nearby hospital.

November 2, 2013

Side by side: Maine marijuana law vs. proposed Portland ordinance

Supporters see passage as a step toward legalization at the state and then national levels.

November 2, 2013

Marijuana question divides Portland delegation Several photos included in this story

The city’s state representatives and a senator line up for and against the proposal to make marijuana legal in Portland.

November 2, 2013

Local & State Dispatches

Intruder facing charges after entering Stephen King's home / Many Maine voters will use new technology for voting ... and more news from around the state.

November 2, 2013

Federal heating aid delayed because of budget battle, shutdown

Low-income Mainers who rely on LIHEAP for heating help will have to wait for funds to come through, and it's not clear how much help they'll get.

November 2, 2013

Lawyers parse South Portland ‘tar sands’ law word by word

If it passes Tuesday, competing interpretations of the Waterfront Protection Ordinance will likely be put to the test in court.

November 2, 2013

Limington firefighter sues town, alleging discrimination

Andrea Thompson says she was harassed by firefighters and selectmen.