Kenneth Brunelle was unarmed and walking with his father and brother when he was shot once and instantly killed.
The chairman of Barilla says his company would never feature ads depicting gay families.
Scott Nichols said in order to carry a stun gun, law enforcement officers must first be shocked by the equipment.
Prosecutors also say that a key witness in their murder case against Hernandez has changed his story about the night of the killing.
After almost a week, there is no precise death toll, no word on the fate of dozens still missing and no details on the al-Qaida-linked terrorists.
After a stunningly successful six seasons at Butler, 36-year-old Brad Stevens will be the youngest coach in the NBA.
Congressional Republicans have become a party of grievances in search of a strategy.
The agreement was to be introduced to the rest of the U.N. Security Council members Thursday night.
Some Republicans vow to not accept a spending or debt-limit bill unless Obamacare is defunded, and if neither side relents, the government will shut down Tuesday and stop paying bills Oct. 17
City schools have reached a deal under Title IX to provide female students with athletic opportunities that are equal to those of boys.
A 6-week-old boy is found unresponsive Thursday morning.
The words of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the United Nations have raised guarded hopes that progress might be possible.
Farmers say immigration reform, which would legalize their current workforce and create a guest worker program, could solve the labor shortage problem.
The federal grant will be used to advance the manufacturing of biomass heating appliances in northern Maine.
Margaritas Mexican Restaurant was just celebrating its reopening.
The city advises motorists to seek alternative routes.
Daniel Cobb shared explicit photos of minors with a Portland man, who was sentenced to 25 years in the same case.
The baseball commissioner says his transition plan will include a reorganization of central baseball management.
An arrest notice is issued at the request of Kenya, though no mention is made of the attack on a Nairobi shopping mall.
The 56-year-old man is charged with reckless conduct for allegedly firing his gun after getting into an argument with a jogger.
While not definitive, the update will likely provide a measure of relief to members of Maine's small but growing Somali community.
The Hampton woman is accused of selling the painkiller fentanyl to Darriean Hess, who was arraigned Wednesday on a charge of negligent homicide.
Roman Garcia-Lopez faces up to 15 years for providing false cards to illegal immigrants.
The team says it will play 40 miles from Portland this season after civic center negotiations fail.
Harvest on the Harbor also announces finalists in the Maine's Best Farm to Table contest.
The U.S. House speaker's choice – between keeping the government running and continuing to fight the nation's health-care law – has implications for the 2014 congressional elections.
'What they're worried about is it's going to succeed.'
The U.S. Chamber is the nation’s largest business organization with considerable political sway in Washington.
Lawmakers were graded on seven issues including wind power, paint recycling and genetically modified food labeling.
State prosecutors are appealing the sentence, saying Stacey Rambold, 54, should have received a minimum of two years.
Instead, a source says, business owners will initially have to mail or fax their information so that they can enroll.
Shellie Zimmerman says she now 'doubts' his innocence on the self-defense claim.
The city says it plans to replace most single-space meters in the downtown area over the next several years.
The state gets its first batch of data on physical control of students as it works to define best practices for safety and teacher training.
The fire was reported shortly before 11 a.m. on the third floor of a residential building.
Metro-North, the nation's second-largest commuter railroad, said it could accommodate about 33 percent of its regular ridership and urged customers to stay at home or find alternative transportation.
The festival includes a 'star party' on top of Cadillac Mountain on Saturday night.
The ruling is a setback for Arthur T. Demoulas, who's been locked in a legal battle with family members over control of the chain.
In the past two years, fishermen have seen a noticeable increase in species more commonly found in the mid-Atlantic.
Friends and family of the victim got into a fight Wednesday with friends of Michael Carter after he pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
A Jefferson man died at the scene of the fiery crash at the intersection of routes 17 and 32.
The remains were spotted in the sea near the central part of the ship. They will undergo DNA analysis to determine their identity.
Police say a man who ran a red light shot the driver of the car he nearly struck.
Today's meeting at the U.N. will mark the highest-level, direct contact between the United States and Iran in six years.
Matthew Davis was in court via video conference on Wednesday to face two murder counts and other charges.
Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa says to be wary of people who claim to be insurance agents and ask for personal or financial information.
Forest rangers are reporting color change of 50 to 75 percent in northern and western areas of the state.
Bank robbery suspect arrested / Man admits pharmacy robbery / Two-vehicle crash injures three ... and other news from around the state
A newly unveiled portrait leaves the Portland symphony's conductor almost speechless: 'Wow.'
School bus driver pulled off job for allegedly texting / Man mutilated in nightclub fight seeks prosthetic ear ... and more news from around the region.
Robert Hassan, who had held the post since 1993, will step down Nov. 1.
Crews begin double shifts to install a natural gas pipeline in central Maine in a speedy six weeks.
He's hopeful that his client will be allowed to receive hormone therapy while in prison for leaking secrets.
Maine Sen. Susan Collins, the top Republican on a special Senate panel, joins the chorus of concerns.
Establishment of the language school at USM is seen as a useful way to increase ties to China and its export markets.
Michele Sturgeon was criticized for failing city restaurants at a higher rate than previously had been done.
Many bans similar to Portland's have yet to be challenged in court, and the city's case could set a precedent for other Maine communities.
Friends of Congress Square Plaza wants to circulate a petition that seeks to save the public land, which is being sold to an Ohio developer.
But Sen. Ted Cruz’s 21-hour oration against Obamacare is questioned by the Republican leadership.
The updated $100 bills, which have undergone a major makeover, are set to enter circulation Oct. 8.
The School Committee had cut their workday, but problems arose once the school year began this fall.
The N.H. woman faces four felony charges in the accident that killed two bicycle riders Saturday.