Unable to locate the alleged victim, a prosecutor reduces the charges even though it 'sickens' her, she says.
Whether to charge a teenage driver in the April 10 accident hinges on probe results Friday.
Monitored phone calls nabbed Hasan Worthy, 36, who ran a New York-to-Portland drug ring.
An effortless killer in 'The Sopranos,' the actor is called 'a special man, a gentle and loving person.'
The announcement from the Governor's Office was made after a Press Herald investigation of DEP Commissioner Patricia Aho, a former lobbyist portrayed as working behind the scenes to roll back environmental laws and regulations.
The research released Wednesday echoes studies done before the HPV vaccine became available in 2006.
A home-health aide finds the bodies, and residents of the working-class neighborhood are mystified.
The New York-to-Paris flight crashed in 1996 just minutes after take off, killing all 230 people aboard, and now some believe a missile brought it down.
School officials say it's possible that more cases of the highly contagious disease will occur over the next few weeks.
The current of the Merrimack River and truck doors that lock automatically work against the boat owner.
The Afghan president is angered when the Taliban casts its new office in Qatar as a rival Afghan embassy.
The independent gubernatorial candidate wants his opponents to support a run-off election or ranked-choice voting to ensure the winner gets at least 50 percent of the vote.
Damion Hill, 33, allegedly bilked a Bath woman and a Nebraska resident out of large sums of money.
The president also defends court-approved U.S. surveillance of Internet and phone records, describing it as a targeted effort that has "saved lives."
After six years in the morning slot, Moss says she has no hard feelings and understands that change is part of the TV industry.
Zimmer built the specialty clothing company from one small Texas store into a multi-billion-dollar empire, but was fired over an apparent boardroom disagreement.
The private nonprofit, which is partly funded by biotechnology companies, is not deterred by criticism of genetically modified food crops.
It passes with a strong majority, but not enough to be veto-proof and expand health care to 60,000 more Mainers.
A resident returned home at 2 p.m. Monday to find the house had recently been broken into, police said.
In its latest economic projections, the central bank predicted that unemployment will fall a little faster, from 7.6 percent now to 7.2 percent or 7.3 percent at the end of 2013.
The bill allows for continuation of MaineCare coverage for methadone and Suboxone if a person is pregnant, has serious and persistent mental illness or lives with a young child.
The Blaine man died after being flown to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston with burns to 80 percent of his body.
Three senators circulate a possible compromise that would prevent interest rates on school loans from doubling this year.
The former Florida governor has both personal and political ties to Maine's first family.
He co-signs a letter to Portland councilors as a task force urges them to prohibit polystyrene use.
Dielectric, which employs about 57 people, will remain at its current facility, Sinclair says.
Recent research has shown that the long-standing claim simply wasn't true.
Aimed at encouraging background checks before private sales, the bill faces a likely LePage veto.
Jeff Porter says the board was told too late about a $226,000 cost overrun for a school security system.
David Coon told police the two were tussling when he covered her mouth to prevent her from screaming, according to an affidavit.
The 24-year-old man was last seen leaving his home on June 12.
Iceland has a longstanding extradition treaty with the U.S., though it has never been used to deport an American citizen.
About 40 agents were involved in the excavation of a rural field in suburban Detroit. The FBI has not put a cost on the search.
New funding for the Portland-based online veterinary products provider is led by HLM Venture Partners.
Officials say the man found dead in an industrial park was a homicide victim.
Police say speed and alcohol appear to be factors in the crash.
Her bill would redefine 'full time' in the Affordable Care Act so firms won't cut hours to save on insurance.
The president called for a one-third reduction of U.S. and Russian nuclear stockpiles, saying it is possible to ensure American security and a strong deterrent while also limiting nuclear weapons.
The 1996 crash off Long Island killed 230 people. The retired investigators claim that findings in the NTSB probe were 'falsified.'
Richard Ramsdell Jr. of Cutler obtained benefits by falsely claiming to be unemployed and unable to work because of his back and mental condition.
Kennebec County Sheriff's Department officials say Cody Campbell is recovering at Maine Medical Center and he now recognizes his parents.
John Martorano is one of three former Bulger loyalists who agreed to cooperate with prosecutors and testify against Bulger at his trial.
With temperatures topping 80 degrees in Anchorage, and much higher in other parts of the state, people are sunbathing and swimming at local lakes and cleaning out supplies of fans.
But the study also sees positive signs for new health insurance markets called exchanges to open in each state – in many cases over the objections of Republican governors.
A Corinna man pleads guilty to charges of gross sexual misconduct involving two girls in Winthrop more than a quarter-century ago.
The move could derail the peace process even before it has begun.
During their five-day visit, the chefs are going out on a lobster boat, touring processing plants and attending a lobster-cooking class and an industry meeting.
Kyle Dube, 20, is accused of luring Nicole Cable of Glenburn with a fake Facebook page.
Outsiders, residents and statistics say Portland ranks high in terms of quality-of-life issues like jobs, safety and cultural opportunities.
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Jessica Meir, who grew up in Caribou, is the youngest of five in a family of overachievers.
The Abyssinian Meeting House is one of 11 U.S. historic places identified by a preservation group.
OK, I admit it. The moment they rolled out Portland's new slogan Tuesday, I found myself somewhere between unimpressed and downright disappointed . . .
'Why should we continue supporting unhealthy purchases in the false name of nutrition assistance?'
But enforcement action against the ad trucks, like the one roving through the area this month, is unusual.
Following a lawsuit, the insurer releases a list of doctors and hospitals for the statewide exchange.
Jonny Gomes homers in the ninth as Boston wins its second game of the day against Tampa Bay.