The suspects are receiving treatment in a local hospital and have not been charged yet.
The panel suggests the department could use an internal-affairs unit.
Numerous federal benefits are currently denied to same-sex spouses under the law enacted in 1996.
The lawmakers say that combining the best of the two plans would resolve the partisan dispute.
Officer Scott Francis, under investigation by the town and state, faces charges for domestic violence assault.
Health concerns prompt a bill to require that new power lines be set back at least 300 feet from homes.
Uncertainty associated with sequestration is blamed by officials, who stage the show.
The $12 million ad buy in selected states is designed to build support for universal background checks, including guns sold at shows or in private transactions.
The woman said that local police, after several complaints, took no action against the dog or its owner.
A report released Wednesday does not recommend extending Gorham's kindergarten program.
Stefan Jackson will be the first person to fill the new position.
An outside report cites inadequate staffing in some areas of the Portland department, despite its large numbers.
A high-speed chase following a pharmacy robbery has resulted in the closure of part of I-295 in Freeport.
The Education Committee voted down the bill in a 13-1 vote, but it will go to the full Legislature for consideration.
Jeff Austin, the association's lobbyist, confirmed that the organization would support expansion, a key component of the federal health care law.
If passed by lawmakers, the bill would make it a civil violation to take plants, minerals, objects or anything else that exists naturally from private property without approval.
The records, released by the Pima County sheriff's department, include transcribed interviews with witnesses and various police reports, and provide new insight into how the shooting occurred.
The 24-foot-long mobile library will be equipped with solar panels, wireless Internet capabilities and sides that open up for additional book and material storage and programming.
The bill would increase the minimum wage to $9 an hour by 2016 and rise incrementally with inflation thereafter.
But a state official says it won't lead to an increased speed limit through the Portland region.
In all, 49 films produced by160 Portland area students were submitted to the festival for consideration.
A Portland company led by energy consultant Richard Silkman says the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's market manipulation case against Rumford Paper Co. "will not hold up to scrutiny in a fair, judicial setting.”
Justice Anthony Kennedy, often the decisive vote in close cases, joins the four more liberal justices in raising questions about denying married gay couples from receiving federal marriage benefits.
The new meters send electricity and water usage reports via a wireless network, but in Santa Clara they also have a separate channel that provides free, outdoor Internet.
A man found guilty of redemption fraud in 2011 appealed his conviction to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.
The fire was reported at a center that helps inmates prepare for their release from prison.
In a statement announcing the shutdown, the North repeated its claim that war may break out any moment.
Police say it was in the city's best interest not to use its resources to try to enforce a $15 citation.
Amos "Ace" Don is found guilty of fatally shooting 29-year-old Erica Field of Lewiston as retribution for missing heroin.
"I know I can never fully assuage the pain that I inflicted on those closest to me and a number of others."
The father of a 16-year-old West Paris girl killed in a car crash last year has sued the driver and three others.
The bill from the House Speaker Mark Eves would establish a license for mid-level dental hygiene therapists to provide limited oral care focused on prevention.
The project qualified for the money because of the excessive shoaling caused by Hurricane Sandy.
Support Solutions settles over health-care billings / Young man gets year term for sexual abuse of toddler . . . and more news from around the state.
Reputed gangster, who is due to be tried in June, claims he has immunity for past and future crimes.
Mrs. Sawyer and her husband, Hall C. Sawyer Jr., were longtime owners of the popular Sawyer's Variety in Gorham's Little Falls neighborhood.
Frederick L. Wintle, 60, of Garland, had completed a 12-month deferred disposition for pulling a handgun on a stranger on May 21, 2011, outside a Waterville Dunkin' Donuts.
A Portland study group's final ideas include a later start for high schoolers and a longer class day.
A state police directive says troopers should issue seven tickets a month to stem deaths of the young.
Justices signal it's too early in the issue's evolution for a broad ruling.
York County Food Rescue secures temporary space in Alfred to store pallets of food as it looks for a permanent home.
The former Rockport manager will earn $1,500 a week until a permanent replacement is found.
You'd think all those parents hoping to enroll their kids in the Baxter Academy of Technology and Science would be in full retreat by now . . .
The resistance reflects the views of hundreds of rural law enforcement officers across the United States.