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Last updated: Jul 15, 2018 - 7:46 PM

Massachusetts police officer, bystander killed in shooting
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 17:51:33 +0000
Officer Michael Chesna was shot multiple times and...
Woman stabbed in Lewiston
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 16:12:47 +0000
Maine State Police are questioning a person in con... Read more...
Bronx man arrested for drug trafficking on Turnpike
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:11:28 +0000
Police said they found 110 ounces of crack cocaine... Read more...
John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 13:05:49 +0000
The 33-year-old won on the 442nd hand of the final... Read more...
Buxton man hurt in Portland motorcycle crash
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:47:52 +0000
Police are looking for witnesses to the crash on R... Read more...
How Maine’s members of Congress voted last week
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000
Bills regarding fisheries management, housing choi...
Story of Paris Hill man connects Maine to ‘complexities’ of slave trade
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000
Torn from his family in Africa, Pedro Tovookan Par... Read more...
A Portland neighborhood asks: Why build city shelter here?
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000
Worried about the raft of trouble they see downtow... Read more...
Increasingly, Maine police on front lines for mental illness interventions
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000
Involuntary committals are up, as are related serv...
Green crabs’ crabbier cousins pushing into Maine waters
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000
Researchers say a highly aggressive strain is migr...
A history of Nason’s Corner
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000
Part of Westbrook in the 1800s, the farmland had b... Read more...
Nason’s Corner group opposes homeless shelter
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +0000
The group sent a letter to city officials Saturday... Read more...
Police still investigating latest gunfire in Lewiston
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 01:16:08 +0000
Witnesses reported hearing between six and 12 shot...
Hundreds dance in funky procession through the Old Port
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 01:15:44 +0000
Part of the proceeds from the fifth annual Dance M... Read more...
Two men arrested in Lincoln for trafficking in meth, Maine State Police say
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 01:06:54 +0000
In addition to crystal methamphetamine, drug agent...
Mueller, pushing to wrap up parts of Russia probe, faces question of American involvement
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 23:56:58 +0000
There are various factors that could alter the spe... Read more...
Rapper’s offer of free movie tickets draws a crowd to Portland cinema
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 23:54:35 +0000
Rory Ferreira of Biddeford bought all 129 tickets ... Read more...
Maine International Film Festival begins, and Waterville takes a moment to bask
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 23:25:59 +0000
Before a screening of 'The Bookshop,' organizers o...
Maine native brings short film ‘Elysia’ to international film festival
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 23:05:17 +0000
Recent NYU grad Noah LePage wrote and directed the... Read more...
Hampden woman died of multiple gunshot wounds, Maine State Police say
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 22:34:38 +0000
Philip Clark, 55, has been charged with murder in ... Read more...