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Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 07:18 PM EDT

Details of Maine Governor's Child Welfare Proposals Unknown

Details of Maine Governor's Child Welfare Proposals Unknown

Maine's Republican governor says lawmakers should get back to work and address his proposals to reform the state's struggling child welfare system.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 05:49 PM EDT

Maine Family Adopts Dog After Fostering

Maine Family Adopts Dog After Fostering

From "foster failure" to adoption success story, one family in Maine can't imagine its home without its furry friend. Last summer, Janice Ribeiro and her son, Sam, started feeling like they were ready to have a...

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 12:01 AM EDT

New Details Released in Case of Body Found in Trunk

New Details Released in Case of Body Found in Trunk

Maine State Police released new details Friday in the bizarre case where a body was discovered in the trunk of a car of a Massachusetts man who shot and killed himself during a traffic stop.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 12:01 PM EDT

Maine Gov. Waives State Park Fees for Residents

Maine Gov. Waives State Park Fees for Residents

Maine Gov. Paul LePage is waiving state park fees for residents as a show of appreciation.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 08:25 AM EDT

Body Found in Trunk After Man Kills Himself in Traffic Stop

Body Found in Trunk After Man Kills Himself in Traffic Stop

A dead body was found in the trunk of a car after a man committed suicide during a traffic stop, Maine officials said Thursday night. State police received a call of erratic driving on Interstate 295 before...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 07:19 PM EDT

Maine Takes New Steps in Tick Prevention

Maine Takes New Steps in Tick Prevention

The state of Maine is taking new steps to stop the spread of ticks at the same time researchers watch for a new species to enter the state. A popular landscaping plant called the Japanese barberry bush is...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 04:26 PM EDT

Maine Deputy Poses as Panhandler to Catch Distracted Drivers

Maine Deputy Poses as Panhandler to Catch Distracted Drivers

A Maine law enforcement officer posed as a panhandler to catch drivers distracted by their mobile devices. WCSH reports that Zach Kinderlan, a Sagadahoc County Sheriff's deputy, stood in street clothes with...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 03:29 PM EDT

Maine Sheriff's Officers Investigating Suspicious Death

Maine Sheriff's Officers Investigating Suspicious Death

A Maine county sheriff's office says the death of a man in his home is under investigation and considered suspicious. The Penobscot County Sheriff's Office says late Tuesday morning they responded to a home in...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 07:03 PM EDT

Portland Restaurant Scene Named Best of 2018

Portland Restaurant Scene Named Best of 2018

Bon Appetit magazine is serving up some serious accolades to Portland, Maine, naming it the 2018 Restaurant City of the Year. A spread in an upcoming edition highlights a long list of delicious restaurants...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 01:54 PM EDT

Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter for Scaring Woman to Death

Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter for Scaring Woman to Death

A Maine man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for frightening a woman during a burglary and causing a fatal heart attack. Carlton Young was originally charged with murder in the death of 62-year-old Connie...