The mayday call Sunday evening originated off Mount Desert Rock.
The crash delays southbound traffic for nearly three hours.
The thieves cut a propane line in a vacant home they targeted for its copper piping.
Nichole Cable was abducted and killed in May, allegedly by a man she met on Facebook.
The president's favorite to succeed Bernanke aims to preempt an 'acrimonious' confirmation process.
The fire does not cause a lot of damage but should serve as a reminder to the public to use caution when throwing cigarettes away.
Lawmakers assessing the chemical-weapons deal are divided over whether Obama loses leverage or gains credit by it.
It's not clear whether the official's comments reflect Syrian President Bashar Assad's thinking on the chemical weapons surrender plan.
The state says it's on top of inspections and repair needs of the its 39 bridges that are classed as both structurally deficient and 'fracture critical.'
The first night football game was played at Mansfield University in 1892. It wasn't a big success.
The Miami Heat star marries his high-school sweetheart Saturday in a highly secretive ceremony.
Christopher Darner, 37, died in an incident that left another man with stab wounds.
People ran for cover Saturday night as police officers opened fire on a man who was acting erratically and dodging cars.
An 80-year-old woman in Cedar Cove was missing and presumed dead after her home was washed away by the flooding Big Thompson River, officials said Sunday.
The 11-member group is attending the Marine Energy International Symposium, which runs Monday through Wednesday at the University of Maine.
An autopsy is under way at the State Medical Examiner's Office, and State Police are checking missing-persons reports.
Uniformed members of public safety agencies attended the Mass at the Cathedral for Immaculate Conception in Portland Sunday.
Police are working to identify the victims, and the state Fire Marshal is sending a team to help determine the cause.
The decision by Washington's mayor brings focus to the fact that Walmart's customers are often as economically disadvantaged as those who scrape by on its hourly wages.
No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, which targeted commercial areas and parking lots in seven cities.
The U.S. secretary of state warns Syria of consequences if it does not carry out a plan to hand over its chemical weapons.
Frank Caraballo of Holyoke, Mass., is accused of executing a woman who he thought had stolen drugs from him.
Wildlife biologists in Maine are wrapping up the trapping portion of a two-year study to determine ways to better protect Blanding's turtles.
The 'KVTip' service targets underage drinking and illegal sharing of alcohol and drugs.
The president says that although views of the Assad regime differ, the two nations share a desire to prevent chaos and terrorism.
Two pipeline proposals could reduce the need for overseas oil that moves through Maine.
The bell at Lorimer Chapel will ring 10 times Monday for the 10 years that have passed since student Dawn Rossignol was killed.
She produces weekly YouTube videos on her 'Bite Sci-zed' channel to explain phenomena.
Volunteers help clean up dumps / Veterans celebrate on Mount Katahdin
A Massachusetts man's drawing will be displayed in the Smithsonian.
Forest rangers say they sometimes run into dangerous people and want some protection.
Once inclined to avoid biking in traffic, a reporter finds pluses in pedaling to work from South Portland.
Since the company took over most of the MaineCare transportation program, the wheels have come off.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus warns 'everything's on the table' unless Congress reverses spending cuts.
A team of current and former UMaine students shows the potential of an amateur space program.
South Portland voters will be hearing all about the proposed rules that would hinder tar sands oil from passing through the city.
Lucas St. Clair, a fisherman and hunter, is working to gain the trust of people in the Katahdin region and to overcome the hostility that his mother engendered.
Federally funded workers will fan out to explain options in the insurance marketplace being created by the Affordable Care Act.