Authorities are investigating whether the migrants, believed to be from Haiti and Jamaica, were part of a human smuggling operation.
Police say the victim, who was in his 60s, was walking along the tracks near Forest Avenue.
The deal prevents global economic damage, allows full federal operations to resume, reopens Acadia and averts furloughs for 2,700 state workers.
Females working in ‘STEM’ are encouraged to build their online presence
Red Stone Spa was operating with no business license and offered at least one sexual massage service.
Beam sells the plant to a unit of Sazerac and will lease the plant back for now.
While Wall Street rallies on a debt-ceiling deal, local financial advisers say their clients are frustrated, but aren’t panicking.
The Town Council deadlocks on a vote to reconsider the law, and signatures are turned in to force a voters' referendum.
A 13-year-old girl with him, injured while trying to escape after a crash, is in stable condition.
The robber assaulted a customer at Northeast Bank shortly before 4 p.m.
They are offering a $1,000 reward for information about who shot the bird near Hermon Pond.
So far, a monster truck event and concerts have been booked to replace lost hockey games.
Despite the announcement by members of Maine’s delegation and the end of the government shutdown, Gov. LePage still plans a visit Thursday.
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The alleged robber is also wanted in New Hampshire on burglary charges.
Station owner instructs employees to “give thieves what they ask for.”
Agreement averts a threatened Treasury default and will reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown.
A judge says police took too long to inform the suspect of his rights in the case of a major downtown fire.
Math and reading scores rise, but scores in writing and science drop, and not even half of the students are at grade level.
The Patriots leading tackler will miss the rest of the season with a right pectoral muscle tear.
House-Senate talks are barely touching the underlying causes of debt-and-spending stalemates that pushed the country close to economic crises.
The measure provides only a temporary truce, and the next clash between Obama and Republicans over spending and borrowing will likely be early next winter.
Homero Ramirez accused his former employer, Austin ‘Jack’ DeCoster, of treating Mexican-American workers as ‘virtual slaves.’
One man is in custody in the beating and robbery of a man on North Raymond Road on Wednesday morning.
Nearly 50 are missing after deadly mudslides buried people and destroyed homes on a Japanese island.
Nine Haitian and Jamaican nationals were rescued from an overturned vessel.
Michael Lafollette was found semi-concious in the parking lot.
The mare, last seen in a corral, has been missing for a week.
A constitutional amendment declaring marriage as between a man and a woman was approved by 59 percent of Michigan voters in 2004.
U.S. delegation unable to attend meeting on largest proposed marine sanctuary
A baggaged handler was charged with possession of a destructive device near an aircraft.
The office serves Maine and is closing temporarily because of lack of funds.
Cities and towns are harvesting their own wood for town services, a newly recycled concept with a history in Maine going back 200 years.
With the focus on the government shutdown, a possible default and last-second maneuvers, no real issues about the budget are being resolved.
Newtown, Conn., aims to eliminate any possibility that artifacts from the building will ‘end up on eBay.’
Michael Katz seeks unspecified damages, claiming that the Maine resort’s out-of-state parent overlooked safety hazards.
The canine jumped into the driver’s lap, jarring the steering wheel, a sheriff’s deputy says.
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William Swenson helped retrieve fallen soldiers during a 2009 battle in Afghanistan.
The nation is hoping to end its near-pariah status over its nuclear program.
Michele Sturgeon, criticized for giving too many eateries failing grades, got $18,600 and agreed not to ‘speak ill’ of city officials or services.
All voters can cast ballots for a representative of their own ward and for two at-large councilors.
Three cadidates are running uncontested for Westbrook School Committee.
The government shutdown suspends safety checks of the facilities, which include about 40 plants in the state.
Residents are up in arms over their support for a failed plan to shift responsibility to the state.
Conservative justices seemed to signal they will uphold a law forbidding preferential treatment.
I can think of only two words to describe the all-out, oil-fueled offensive against South Portland’s proposed Waterfront Protection law.
A Republican and an independent hope to unseat the Democrat and earn the city’s new office term.
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