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Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 at 05:44 PM EST

Maine Town Hard-Hit by Last Week's Storm Braces for Another

Maine Town Hard-Hit by Last Week's Storm Braces for Another

Kennebunk, Maine, is still recovering from Friday's nor'easter and is now bracing for another. The area could receive more than a foot of snow by Thursday night.

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 at 10:39 AM EST

AG: Police Shooting of Man Holding Pellet Gun Was Justified

AG: Police Shooting of Man Holding Pellet Gun Was Justified

The Maine Attorney General's Office says a Portland police officer was justified in fatally shooting a man who was brandishing a pellet gun because it appeared to be a real rifle.

Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018 at 07:43 PM EST

Women Call for Boycott of Popular Store Over Weapon Sales

Women Call for Boycott of Popular Store Over Weapon Sales

A popular outdoor sporting store in Kittery, Maine, is under fire for selling assault-style weapons.

Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018 at 05:36 PM EST

Signatures Pave Way for Ranked-Choice Voting in June

Signatures Pave Way for Ranked-Choice Voting in June

Maine is set to become the first state to let voters rank candidates in a statewide primary election. Democratic Secretary of State Matt Dunlap said Monday that enough signatures were collected to allow...

Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018 at 01:50 PM EST

Lawyer: Mom Charged in Girl's Death Is Being Abused in Jail

 Lawyer: Mom Charged in Girl's Death Is Being Abused in Jail

A defense attorney says a Maine woman charged with murder in her 10-year-old daughter's death is being abused in jail.

Monday, Mar 5, 2018 at 09:30 PM EST

'Happening Too Fast': Storm Ravages Coast as Another Looms

'Happening Too Fast': Storm Ravages Coast as Another Looms

The tides have torn up parts of Maine's coast, and there is little time to clean up the damage before the next nor'easter hits.

Monday, Mar 5, 2018 at 01:11 PM EST

Report: Maine Didn't Follow Protocol in Child Welfare Cases

Report: Maine Didn't Follow Protocol in Child Welfare Cases

A state report finds that Maine missed key steps in multiple child welfare cases.

Monday, Mar 5, 2018 at 11:05 AM EST

Storm Unearths Revolutionary War-Era Ship in Maine

Storm Unearths Revolutionary War-Era Ship in Maine

The wooden hull from ship comes up from sands of Short Sands Beach in York, Maine

Friday, Mar 2, 2018 at 09:00 AM EST

L.L. Bean Raises Age to 21 to Buy Rifles

L.L. Bean Raises Age to 21 to Buy Rifles

Outdoor retailer L.L. Bean will no longer sell rifles to anyone under 21.

Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 at 06:30 PM EST

Tensions High at 'Gun Advocacy Day' in Maine

Tensions High at 'Gun Advocacy Day' in Maine

A rally for gun control devolved into a shouting match at the Maine State Capital Thursday.