State Rep. Martin Walsh and City Councilor John Connolly will square off in the November election to succeed longtime Mayor Thomas Menino.
The New York man gets 8 1/2 years for his role in the 'win or die' struggle, as well as a separate firearms violation.
The unbeaten Red Storm rallies for a 2-1 victory, scoring the winning goal with 55.3 seconds left in the game.
With speculation rampant about the nationalities of the gunmen, the Kenyan President said some had been captured in the final siege.
A federal appeals court is considering whether for-profit businesses can be exempted from a contraceptive mandate because of the owners' religious views.
Jared Remy allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death a day after he was released from custody on domestic-violence charges.
The three-day event is an opportunity to showcase the success that has started to transform the former Brunswick Naval Air Station.
Obama and Clinton lay out the law's benefits and its connection to the economy while dispelling what they call disinformation about its downsides.
Michael Carter was charged with injuring three men and killing one in a dispute over a paint job.
The school has made significant improvements since the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, the NCAA says.
The Islamic extremist group have gone through a deadly power struggle within their ranks in which at least two leaders were assassinated.
Between them, the three players have played a total of 419 NHL games.
The congresswoman says she wanted to hear firsthand about the local impact of reports following a terrorist attack in Kenya.
Police say they are not aware of any link between the victims and the suspect, Matthew Davis of Houlton.
He says there's no evidence the federal government can pay for an expansion of Medicaid.
Tourism is among the sectors of the economy that are hard-hit by a government shutdown, one analysis shows.
They are more certain global warming is real and man-made than that vitamins make you healthy, and are about as certain that cigarettes kill.
Coca-Cola representatives say there is no way a rodent could have gotten into the frozen concentrate, given its quality control measures.
Forty attorneys general say electronic cigarettes are being marketed to children and ask regulators to meet their Oct. 31 deadline to propose new restrictions.
His lengthy letter to one of Italy's most well-known atheists signals that the popes are of the same mind on many issues and might even be collaborating on them.
The League of Young Voters plans to release its candidate voter guide, with write-ups on each candidate, in early October.
All seven candidates – including two incumbents – are familiar faces in local politics and on town committees.
A Western embassy official said the number of dead could rise above 150 by the time all bodies are recovered.
The Natural Resources Council of Maine cites cuts in staffing and funding for programs.
Portland's Downtown District is accepting submissions from up to 15 miles away.
Sanford residents will also vote to fill one seat on city council and two on the school committee on Nov. 5.
The Rising Sun, owned by billionaire David Geffen, has 82 rooms and cost more than $200 million to build.
He says said Iranian President Hasan Rouhani's 'conciliatory words will have to be matched by actions that are transparent and verifiable.'
Voters on Nov. 5 will decide a five-way race for two seats on the council and a four-way race for two seats on the school board.
Support for the candidates is dominated by large donations from wealthy people who aren't representative of most Mainers, a report says.
Jared Sullinger's lawyer says his girlfriend does not want to continue the case.
Police say the car crashed into a tree and burst into flames shortly after 7 a.m. A passing motorist extinguished the fire.
One of the concert-goers, an unidentified 19-year-old man, suffered a heart condition after taking the drug, 2C-P.
Jonathan Caswell, 28, will be returned to Maine to face charges for an August crash that took the life of a 24-year-old woman.
The judge says the unreliability of witnesses and inconsistencies in some of their testimony made it difficult to determine what truly happened.
The suspects are charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery in the attack in a park on the city's southwest side.
Darlene Ford of Monroe is charged with helping run the operation with her husband and two adult sons.
Pickford, known as 'America's Sweetheart,' was one of Hollywood's earliest stars. The 1911 film is the first for which she was given credit in the advertising materials.
The independent who came within 2 percentage points of winning the Blaine House in 2010 says: 'This time we will.'
Molnlycke Health Care's $47 million facility will result in 40 new jobs by the end of 2013 and more jobs next year.
They see no sign of terrorist recruitment but worry that the Kenya mall attack will harm the community.
Critics say transferring credits has been difficult because it's unclear what classes would qualify.
The pesticide used was chlorpyrifos, which can cause nervous system and developmental disorders.
A long-debated $1.8 billion rail plan for Massachusetts' south coast receives a final environmental review.
Mount View students attend a presentation six months after the death of a 13-year-old girl.
Thursday's meeting on Iran's nuclear program will be the highest level since the nations cut diplomatic ties in 1979.
The state says it has much to share after investigating a hepatitis C outbreak at Exeter Hospital last year.
The victim of a savage domestic beating was arrested only as a 'last resort,' the prosecutor says.
Mr. Paquette, better known as 'Ralph,' was born in St. Honore, Quebec, one of 12 children.
Rob Kampia, leader of the Marijuana Policy Project, says a key legalization vote will be in Portland this November.
The next phase of Bay House, which would bring 39 market-rate condos to Newbury Street, goes to the Planning Board.
Portland looking to maximize benefits of new health law / Maine academy renames ship for female harbor pilot / Moose hunting season kicks off ... and more news from around the state.
Nicholson Baker joins a protest in Portland, goes on national TV and is touring to promote his new novel.