News from November 3, 2013

November 3, 2013

Mutai, Jeptoo of Kenya win titles at NYC Marathon

A record number of runners participate in this year’s marathon under heavy security and after it was canceled last year by Superstorm Sandy.

November 4, 2013

Patriots Beat: Patriots offense gets rolling

New England rolls up 600 yards of offense in a win over Pittsburgh at home.

November 3, 2013

Princeton man crushed to death by tractor-trailer

Police: Truck he was working on slipped off the jacks.

November 3, 2013

Father and daughter accidentally shot while cleaning handgun

Injuries are not life-threatening, police said.

November 3, 2013

Birmingham airport secured, operations resume

Airport officials did not elaborate on threat but said the terminal was evacuated and several flights diverted.

November 3, 2013

Detroit Tigers hire Brad Ausmus as manager

Former catcher with little managerial experience will replace Jim Leyland, who retired after loosing to Boston in the AL Championship Series.

November 3, 2013

Businessman wants to buy Philadelphia Inquirer

Multimillionaire Raymond Perelman says he is hoping to bring an end to a court battle for control of the company.

November 3, 2013

Rallying for McAuliffe, Obama tears into tea party

The White House is throwing its support behind Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the bitter race for governor in Virginia against Republican Ken Cuccinelli.

November 3, 2013

‘Ender’s Game’ blasts to top of weekend box office

Meanwhile, space thriller ‘Gravity’ continues to bring in big bucks.

November 3, 2013

Gunman tells police he acted alone in LAX shooting

Paul Ciancia, 23, killed one TSA worker and wounded four others.

November 3, 2013

New supercomputer to make its debut at UNH

The computer, named ‘Trillian,’ will enable cutting-edge research in multiple facets of modern physics.

November 3, 2013

US court: Warrants needed for GPS tracking

Police must get a warrant before using GPS to track a suspect’s vehicle, the court rules.

November 3, 2013

Romney leaves Cruz off his list of 2016 GOP stars

His list includes Gov. Chris Christie, Jeb Bush and former running mate Paul Ryan.

November 3, 2013

Registration opens for Maine's Polar Bear Dip

The Natural Resources Council says the registration fee is $30 until Nov. 15, and $35 after that.

November 3, 2013

Lawsuit blames fire on NH-made light bulb

An insurer wants compensation for a 2012 fire at a Mexican paper mill.

November 3, 2013

Racist graffiti drove Rwandan family from NH home

One of the messages called the family of seven ‘sub-humans.’

November 3, 2013

Maine man struck and killed by SUV

Branden Look, 24, may have been lying in the road when he was struck.

November 3, 2013

14 Maine State Prison inmates earn degrees

A graduation ceremony is being held Monday at the Maine State Prison in Warren.

November 3, 2013

JFK’s image still shines despite infidelities, contradictions Several photos included in this story

Fifty years after his death, Americans consistently rank him among the nation’s most beloved presidents.

November 3, 2013

Mass. prisoner seeking DNA tests in fatal rape case

Robert Wade was convicted of raping an 83-year-old woman, which ultimately led to her death.

November 3, 2013

Explosion investigated at northern Maine mill

The explosion was reported around 7 a.m. Saturday at the Lincoln Paper and Tissue mill.

November 3, 2013

Too much tea? Democrats might win Virginia mansion this week

Terry McAuliffe should be losing Tuesday’s election for governor of Virginia. Instead, the Democrat is the front-runner.

November 3, 2013

Bath Iron Works to lay off 39 workers

A spokesman for the shipbuilder says the layoffs are likely temporary.

November 3, 2013

Experts say nuclear power needed to slow global warming

It isn’t realistic to think that wind and solar can power the world alone, they say.

November 3, 2013

Volleyball: Falmouth knocks off Scarborough for Class A title

The Yachtsmen beat top-seeded Scarborough in four sets to capture their first state championship.

November 3, 2013

Special court called best fit for North Pond hermit

Christopher Knight spent 27 years in the Maine woods.

November 3, 2013

Maine elver fishermen targeted for welfare fraud

What triggered the ‘Elver Project’ is unclear, and the probe itself is a well guarded secret.

November 3, 2013

Washington Notebook: Maine-born judicial nominee snagged by filibuster fight

Patricia Ann Millett and a federal housing nominee failed to receive the 60 votes needed to break a Senate filibuster.

November 3, 2013

Steve Solloway: Maine deer season opens with success Several photos included in this story

Warm temperatures aid hunters.

November 3, 2013

New Maine deer biologist winning over a tough crowd

In his role managing Maine’s whitetail herd, Kyle Ravana has to know how to handle sportsmen as well as deer.

November 3, 2013

Local Dispatches

Fryeburg home invasions may be linked / Maine inmate faces drug charges.

November 3, 2013

Farmington attorney seeks release of sex-assault suspect

It's unconstitutional for a man he’s defending to await trial in a prison instead of a local jail, he says.

November 3, 2013

On Baseball: There won’t be much of turnover for Red Sox

They figure to bring back most of their championship roster.

November 3, 2013

Revival of the fittest: Maine’s economy shows strength

Key sectors are showing signs of life. Could an overall turnaround be close behind?

November 3, 2013

Bill Nemitz: Many hands make life work for Haitian earthquake survivor

Earlier this year, Kesner Salvent's medical instructor asked how he ended up in Scarborough. 'Salvi' told her just to Google his name.

November 3, 2013

Bowdoin exhibition on Chinese women artists one of Maine's best Several photos included in this story



November 4, 2013

Maine native ties the knot – on the Web Several photos included in this story

The former Old Orchard Beach woman takes part in a proxy wedding with her groom in Japan.

November 3, 2013

Suspect in LAX shooting had one goal: To kill any TSA worker

The alleged gunman said in a note: ‘I don’t discriminate.’

November 3, 2013

Kids fire up their imaginations in Lego clubs

With NASA hampered because of the partial government shutdown, the United States is alarmingly vulnerable to alien invaders. But Evan Vaillancourt, 5, just might save us all.

November 3, 2013

Gay rights legislation has good prospects in Senate

The bill would bar employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

November 3, 2013

How Maine towns stack up at the voting booth

Which towns have the best turnout, or have the most Republicans or Democrats? The results are finally in.