News from September 7, 2013

September 7, 2013

Black Bears step it up a notch vs. UMass Several photos included in this story

 Maine beats a Football Bowl Subdivision foe for only the second time, rolling to a 24-14 victory.

September 8, 2013

U.S. Open: Breaks finally go Djokovic's way

After losing an instant classic of a game to Stanislas Wawrinka, the 2011 champ advances to play Rafael Nadal for the title.

September 7, 2013

Red Sox keep running up the score

At bat and in the field, Xander Bogaerts plays a big role as Boston again bashes the Yankees.

September 7, 2013

Syrian regime shelling near Damascus kills 16

The mortar and artillery fire south of Damascus killed 14 rebels.

September 7, 2013

Tokyo celebrates win to host 2020 Olympics

Tokyo defeats Istanbul in the final round of secret voting Saturday by the International Olympic Committee.

September 7, 2013

Falmouth sisters champion Walk to Defeat ALS Several photos included in this story

The teenagers get 200 relatives and friends to take part on behalf of their ailing father.

September 7, 2013

Ellsbury put in boot, no date for return

Manager John Farrell says the injury is more than a day-to-day condition and didn't speculate on when Jacoby Ellsbury could play again.

September 7, 2013

Six-clawed lobster donated to Maine aquarium

On one side where a singular claw would be the lobster has five claws arranged in a starfish pattern.

September 7, 2013

EU: All info on Syria gas attack points to Assad

The European Union agrees to wait for the U.N. inspectors report before taking action.

September 7, 2013

260-rider bike trek to cover 400 miles in Maine

BikeMaine includes overnight stops in Dover-Foxcroft, Belfast, Castine, Bar Harbor and Ellsworth before ending in Orono.

September 7, 2013

LePage: Fewer Maine residents on cash assistance

The governor attributes the drop of more than 40 percent to the administration's promotion of job preparation and work.

September 7, 2013

Portland park clear of protesters Several photos included in this story Video clip included

Protesters were ordered by Portland Police to leave Congress Square Plaza Friday night.

September 7, 2013

Local & State Dispatches

Authorities looking for man charged with killing inmate / Woman run over by own vehicle / Homeless children shelter closing after cutbacks ... and more news from around the state.

September 7, 2013

Mass. teen freed on $100K bail in camp rape case

Galileo Mondol is one of three athletes accused of the assault with a broomstick against freshmen.

September 7, 2013

Survivors of fatal Biddeford crash may file lawsuit

A lawyer for the mother and toddler who survived an Aug. 2 pickup crash may bring a civil action.

September 7, 2013

New England Dispatches

List of unclaimed property totals more than $2.4 billion / State getting $2.4 million to assist crime victims / Embattled statue of virgin on traffic island is smashed ... and more news from around the region.

September 7, 2013

Despite vote, Bath may not release documents to public

Critics who suspended a recall effort say they thought the city had voted to come clean.

September 7, 2013

Portland residents being polled on plaza sale

A separate automated survey asks about the proposed 'midtown' development in Bayside.

September 7, 2013

Tampering complaint against Westbrook official dismissed

Prosecutors don't explain why Westbrook School Committee member Suzanne Joyce was indicted in the first place.

September 7, 2013

Slain Belfast woman remembered with love Several photos included in this story

 Co-workers, family and friends hold a vigil in Lynn Arsenault's memory.

September 7, 2013

Maine pigs can smell victory, but may need coaxing Video clip included

Racing porkers isn't like racing thoroughbreds, but it's a fun, learning experience for kids.

September 7, 2013

Palmyra suspect indicted in fatal Maine bludgeoning

A Somerset County grand jury charges Jason Cote with murder in the death of Ricky Cole on July 17.

September 7, 2013

Unafraid of alienating themselves Video clip included

 Two men who claim they were abducted in Maine by extraterrestrials aren't shy about retelling their stories.