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Police ask witnesses questions on Tuesday evening at Leadbetter's at 1105 Hammond St. in Bangor. Witnesses reported hearing shots fired after a male occupant of a car, which had been pulled over by police, fled toward the woods.

Man dies in officer-involved shooting near Bangor store

A man was shot and killed by Bangor police in an incident near Leadbetter’s at 1105 Hammond St., according to Police Chief Mark Hathaway.

Nicole Maines tells UMaine audience about growing up transgender

“It was the first time that I’ve been able to say thank you to the people who supported us,” Nicole Maines said at an impromptu press conference after the lecture. “It was a kind of closure.”

Portland woman leaves jackets on street lights — for anyone who needs one

Kaper reportedly said she saw a man in need take one of the jackets as soon as she returned to her car.

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Freezing rain triggers slide-offs, vehicle accidents in Maine

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Periods of freezing rain and drizzle Tuesday evening caused some major headaches for Maine motorists.

What to feed your backyard chickens

There’s a lot to consider when you’re picking the best feed for your flock.



Updated Polynesian grog comes to Portland

If cocktails on tap, 500 year-old mahogany clams and an enflamed treasure chest of grog sounds mighty fine to you, hold onto your pirate’s hat …

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