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Police: Son shoots self in face, is charged with father's killing

State police have charged Zachary Grant with the May 12 shooting death of his father, David Grant.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 03:50:06 GMT

Meeting on abuse allegations planned for Thursday

Alleged victims and neighbors will discuss the city’s handling of allegations of child sex abuse by two former Biddeford police officers at a community forum Thursday night.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 03:46:14 GMT

Forest Service helicopter drops water on Woodstock fire

Thunderstorms grounded a helicopter and caused firefighters to withdraw from a mountain in Oxford County Wednesday.

Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 01:41:55 GMT

Bernie Sanders takes campaign to New Hampshire

A day after officially announcing his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders took his campaign to New Hampshire on Wednesday.

Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 22:26:29 GMT

Portland's Mercy Hospital cuts dozens of jobs

Mercy Hospital announced Wednesday afternoon that it is cutting dozens of jobs.

Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 22:20:09 GMT

$15,000 meant for Mills Foundation stolen from Elks lodge

Augusta police are looking for information to find the person or persons who stole thousands of dollars from a local Elks lodge.

Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 21:56:34 GMT

Experts warn climate change affecting tick population

The Natural Resources Council of Maine released a new report that looked at how the changing climate is creating perfect conditions for pests such as ticks.

Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 21:32:04 GMT

Detectives continue to search scene of fatal music studio shooting

Portland police detectives continue to search a music studio that was the scene of a deadly shooting late Monday night.

Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 21:21:55 GMT

Tractor-trailer crashes, sends logs into home

A tractor-trailer hauling logs crashed in the town of Avon early Wednesday morning, causing logs to hit a home, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Department.

Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 19:59:22 GMT

Teen smashes into vehicles, crashes in Farmington

A Eustis teen is facing charges after he smashed a truck into several vehicles before crashing in Farmington late Wednesday morning, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Department.

Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 19:42:58 GMT

Crews respond to hazmat situation at Westbrook laundry facility

Crews from several fire departments are at the scene of a hazmat situation at a laundry facility in Westbrook.

Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 19:14:43 GMT

Heat, humidity linger, thunderstorms possible Wednesday

Wednesday will be warm and humid, bringing the threat of thunderstorms, especially in the mountains and inland areas.

Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 17:18:19 GMT

Maine company known worldwide for weather products

A company founded in Maine has made a name for itself by making some of the finest weather equipment in the world.

Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 15:52:36 GMT

Westbrook mourns slain teen

Students from Westbrook High School remember a former classmate killed at a Portland recording studio.

Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 03:31:19 GMT

Coast Guard responds to Piscataqua River spill

The Coast Guard was one of the agencies that responded to the accidental discharge of oily water from a ship on the Piscataqua River.

Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 01:23:05 GMT

Portland credit union robbed at gunpoint

Portland police say a man wearing a fake mustache, over-sized glasses and a dark Afro-style wig robbed the TruChoice Federal Credit Union on Park Avenue at gunpoint around noon Tuesday.

Published: Tue, 26 May 2015 23:49:24 GMT

Cumberland school to have passive house certification status

A new building under construction for the Friends School of Portland will be both energy-efficient and have solar panels.

Published: Tue, 26 May 2015 23:37:40 GMT

Bowdoin student facing sexual assault charge

A Bowdoin College student is accused of sexually assaulting another student on the Brunswick campus.

Published: Tue, 26 May 2015 23:08:39 GMT

Tribal representatives withdraw from Maine Legislature

Two American Indian tribes are pulling their representatives from the Maine Legislature in protest over their treatment by the state.

Published: Tue, 26 May 2015 22:37:11 GMT

Arrest follows Portland drug search

A Portland man is accused of selling drugs within 1,000 feet of an elementary school.

Published: Tue, 26 May 2015 22:35:43 GMT