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Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 05:00 PM EDT

Ex-Trooper Accused of Selling Drugs Reaches Plea Agreement

Ex-Trooper Accused of Selling Drugs Reaches Plea Agreement

A retired Maine state trooper who admitted to selling cocaine and fentanyl upon reaching a plea deal has been sentenced.

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 05:49 AM EDT

Thunderstorm Warning in Effect for Several Parts of Maine

Thunderstorm Warning in Effect for Several Parts of Maine

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Monday morning in several parts of Maine.

Sunday, Jul 1, 2018 at 10:57 AM EDT

Protesters Flood Boston, U.S Cities in Fighting Policy

Protesters Flood Boston, U.S Cities in Fighting Policy

In Boston, other major cities and tiny towns, hundreds of thousands of marchers gathered Saturday across America, moved by accounts of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, in the...

Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 at 03:35 PM EDT

Heat Advisory for Southern New England Through Next Week

Heat Advisory for Southern New England Through Next Week

State officials are continuing to monitor the high likelihood of potentially dangerous heat and humidity, according to an update issued early Saturday morning.

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 06:08 PM EDT

Trash, Vandalism Prompt Town to Consider Beach Closures

Trash, Vandalism Prompt Town to Consider Beach Closures

Heading into a heat wave, officials in one Maine town are talking about closing the beaches due to the amount of trash and vandalism in the area.

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 10:25 AM EDT

Otter Killed After It Attacked Woman in Rockland, Maine

Otter Killed After It Attacked Woman in Rockland, Maine

Authorities say they shot and killed an otter that bit a woman who was recording it in a seaside Maine city.

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 10:32 AM EDT

Overnight Standoff in Dixmont, Maine Ends

Overnight Standoff in Dixmont, Maine Ends

Maine State Police said Friday morning that an 18-hour-long standoff with an individual in Dixmont, Maine is contained and no longer a threat to the public.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 03:01 PM EDT

Watchdog Finds Uptick in Child Abuse, Neglect Cases

Watchdog Finds Uptick in Child Abuse, Neglect Cases

A legislative watchdog Thursday said Department of Health and Human Services caseworkers face mounting workloads as they investigate reports of alleged child abuse and neglect.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 02:50 PM EDT

Candidates Sue LePage Over Public Campaign Money Hold-Up

Candidates Sue LePage Over Public Campaign Money Hold-Up

Several publicly financed candidates and an advocacy group are suing Republican Gov. Paul LePage and his finance chief for withholding money sitting in Maine's public campaign fund.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 05:28 PM EDT

Man, 95, Beats Rabid Fox to Death With Wooden Plank

Man, 95, Beats Rabid Fox to Death With Wooden Plank

A 95-year-old Maine man recently had to defend himself against a rabid fox by using a wooden plank.