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Teenager charged in Portland shooting

A Portland teenager is accused of firing multiple gunshots outside his home during a Friday confrontation that left a Standish man wounded.

Published: Sat, 18 Apr 2015 03:28:48 GMT

Morse convicted of murder

A Hancock County Superior Court jury took an hour and a half deliberating before convicting William Morse of murder.

Published: Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:51:32 GMT

South Portland loses 'business friendly' designation

The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development no longer lists South Portland as a business friendly community on its website.

Published: Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:45:10 GMT

Firefighter's Dayton home has heavy damage after fire

Two firefighters suffer second-degree burns while fighting a fire on Union Farms Road in Dayton Friday.

Published: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:08:52 GMT

Slow start to elver season means high price for baby eels

Maine's baby eel season is off to a slow start, causing prices to balloon back to historic levels as fishermen wait for waterways to finish thawing.

Published: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:41:32 GMT

Coast Guard warns against making hoax calls

The U.S. Coast Guard is warning about making hoax calls ahead of the busy spring and summer season.

Published: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:43:13 GMT

Cumberland County tests new emergency alert system

Cumberland County officials are reassuring residents that a test of a new emergency alert system is not a scam.

Published: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:35:23 GMT

York school officials send warning on app used to send nude photos

York High School officials are sending warnings to parents of a new smartphone after inappropriate photos of students may have been posted.

Published: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:53:11 GMT

Portland police chief nominated for acting city manager role

Mayor Michael Brennan and city councilors announced Sauschuck's nomination in a release on Friday.

Published: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:03:13 GMT

Ex Norway bookkeeper sentenced for tax evasion, transporting stolen property

A New Hampshire woman who prosecutors say stole $1.13 million from businesses in Conway and Norway, Maine is sentenced to two years in federal prison for tax evasion and transporting stolen property.

Published: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:37:44 GMT

Time to put a woman on the $20 bill?

A campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill is getting a boost from the first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator.

Published: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:56:06 GMT

Portland has 'Black Lives Matter' protest

Speakers at a Thursday night protest in front of Portland City Hall talk about African-Americans killed by members of law enforcement during a "Black Lives Matter" event.

Published: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 03:32:14 GMT

Portland finance committee OKs minimum wage increase

The Portland City Council could consider an increase to the minimum wage at a meeting within the month.

Published: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 03:28:16 GMT

Bipartisan group pushes to refine casino expansion process

A group of Democratic and Republican lawmakers hold a news conference about having a competitive bidding process for any future casinos in Maine.

Published: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:01:20 GMT

Petition drive kicks off minimum wage effort

An Augusta news conference kicked off an effort to ask Maine people to increase the minimum wage in 2016.

Published: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:56:50 GMT

Police: Falmouth therapy business was front for prostitution operation

A New York woman who operated a Korean acupressure business on Route 1 in Falmouth has been charged with engaging in prostitution, according to police.

Published: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:51:52 GMT

Portland looks to regulate Uber ASAP

A City Council committee voted Wednesday to move ahead with temporary regulations on ride-sharing service Uber before the full council can work on a permanent measure.

Published: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:55:46 GMT

Bus driver defends actions after confrontation with bicyclist

The South Portland School Department is launching an internal investigation after bus driver Leon Spear has received a summons from Portland police for passing a bicyclist too closely.

Published: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:15:41 GMT

$500 reward issued in Maine diaper dumper case

A dumping case has police on the lookout for the person who has tossed more than 24 buckets of dirty diapers into the streams of Maine.

Published: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:14:55 GMT

School bus driver summonsed following confrontation with bicyclist

The Portland Police Department has summonsed a South Portland School Department bus driver following a confrontation with a bicyclist Wednesday morning.

Published: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:41:12 GMT