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Group organizes vigil for slain journalist

The vigil has been scheduled Saturday at the Rochester Commons from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Published: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:35:55 GMT

911 service restored to Verizon wireless users in Maine

Verizon wireless users can now call 911, according to a Verizon spokesman, who says the problem occurred with a third-party company and not Verizon's network.

Published: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:16:52 GMT

Driver, panhandler confrontation in Lewiston

A driver and panhandler got into an argument in Lewiston Saturday.

Published: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:14:22 GMT

Quarantine lifted early on Brunswick animal shelter

The Coastal Humane Society in Brunswick reopens Saturday following a shortened quarantine period brought about by a ringworm outbreak.

Published: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:59:36 GMT

Search underway for missing jail inmate

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Department is looking for a jail inmate who failed to show up for his job at a Portland seafood business Friday afternoon.

Published: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:46:51 GMT

Thousands get down and dirty at Tough Mudder

More than 10,000 people are expected to participate over the course of the two-day event.

Published: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:15:01 GMT

Wiscasset selectmen OK Redskin's Drive

A 3-2 vote by Wiscasset selectmen has allowed a private road to be named Redskin's Drive, returning the town to a debate that had been settled.

Published: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:01:25 GMT

Fire destroys Paris home

The state fire marshal's office will investigate the cause of a fire in an apartment kitchen that spread throughout a Paris building.

Published: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:30:06 GMT

Market Basket workers hope resolution could come Friday

Negotiations at Market Basket are continuing in an attempt to end the five-week standoff that has resulted in lost business and lost hours at work.

Published: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:24:28 GMT

Fire heavily damages Westbrook home

The Maine Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of a fire at a home in Westbrook Friday morning.

Published: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:14:14 GMT

Roof sitter raising money for STRIVE

A South Portland restaurant is hosting a rooftop fundraiser for a nonprofit organization that helps teens and young adults with developmental disabilities.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:35:57 GMT

USM honors top teachers

The University of Southern Maine honored graduates from around the state who have received top teaching honors.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:17:16 GMT

Data breach affects OTTO Pizza's Portland stores

OTTO Pizza says it has discovered a data breach that may have exposed the credit card numbers of hundreds of customers at its Portland locations.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:28:56 GMT

Motorcyclists ride for Special Olympics

Hundreds of motorcyclists from across Maine take part in a ride to raise money for Special Olympics.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:17:14 GMT

Judge: Cutler donors can increase contributions

A federal judge has sided with four supporters of Maine gubernatorial hopeful Eliot Cutler who want to increase their donations to the independent candidate.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:29:56 GMT

Navy SEALs swim Sebago Lake for Camp Sunshine

Four Navy SEALs swim the length of Sebago Lake on Thursday to raise money for Camp Sunshine. The 13-mile trip took seven hours.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:46:59 GMT

Gardiner police make arrest in Rite-Aid robbery

Two K-9 teams, state police, Gardiner police and members of the Kennebec County Sheriff's Office search for a man believed to have robbed a local pharmacy.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:33:13 GMT

Portland schools to offer online classes in fall

The Portland School Board will offer online classes in the fall.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:09:08 GMT

Attorney general: Deputy justified in fatal Windham shooting

Maine's attorney general says a police officer was acting in defense of himself and others when he fatally shot a 66-year-old man in Windham.

Published: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:05:40 GMT

Doctor offers tips to get kids back into school bedtime routine

With the school year right around the corner, now is the time to start getting children back into their school bedtime routine, according to doctors.

Published: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:53:10 GMT