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Friday, May 4, 2018 at 10:18 PM EDT

Trooper Shoots Man During Confrontation in Northern Maine

Trooper Shoots Man During Confrontation in Northern Maine

Maine State Police say one man was wounded in an officer-involved shooting in Oakfield on Friday morning.

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 05:54 PM EDT

Wildfires Burn More Than 300 Acres Over 3 Towns in Maine

Wildfires Burn More Than 300 Acres Over 3 Towns in Maine

A wildfire in Maine spanning three towns burned from Wednesday evening until Thursday night.

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 06:25 AM EDT

Colby College Rescinds Honorary Degree for Bill Cosby

Colby College Rescinds Honorary Degree for Bill Cosby<br />

Colby College says it is rescinding the honorary degree it awarded Bill Cosby in 1992, joining numerous other universities in revoking honors following the comedian's sexual assault conviction.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 11:16 PM EDT

Wildfires Burn More Than 100 Acres in Maine

Wildfires Burn More Than 100 Acres in Maine

Wildfires reportedly burned more than 100 acres of land in multiple parts of Maine Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 05:31 PM EDT

Maine Lawmakers Override LePage Vetoes on Marijuana, Narcan

Maine Lawmakers Override LePage Vetoes on Marijuana, Narcan

Lawmakers on Wednesday considered the veto-loving Republican governor's thumbs-down on about 20 bills and overrode his veto of commercial pot sales and Narcan access legislation.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 08:55 AM EDT

Maine Brewing Company Pitches Plan for 'Brewtel'

Maine Brewing Company Pitches Plan for 'Brewtel'

Maine's largest brewery says it wants to build a "bretwel" — a hotel catering to lovers of craft beer.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 07:12 PM EDT

Parents of Maine Boys Swept Into River Speak Out

Parents of Maine Boys Swept Into River Speak Out

The parents of two Maine boys who were swept into a river near Auburn last week spoke out Tuesday about the emotional distress they have been going through.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 06:38 AM EDT

Police Seek Man Who Set Fire to Port-a-Potties in Park

Police Seek Man Who Set Fire to Port-a-Potties in Park

Police in Maine say they are seeking a suspected arsonist for setting portable toilets on fire in Old Orchard Beach.

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 01:39 PM EDT

Advocates to Sue to Force Gov. LePage to Expand Medicaid

Advocates to Sue to Force Gov. LePage to Expand Medicaid

Advocates say they plan to file a lawsuit to force Republican Gov. Paul LePage's administration to roll out Medicaid expansion as voters demanded in November.

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 12:37 PM EDT

Widow of Slain Deputy Reflects on Last Moments With Husband

Widow of Slain Deputy Reflects on Last Moments With Husband

The widow of the Maine Cpl. who was killed last week is reflecting on her last memories of her husband.