By Judy Harrison on Feb. 12, 2016, at 12:44 p.m.
A Palmyra man was sentenced Friday in Skowhegan Superior Court to 45 years in prison for murder in the beating death of a Detroit man last year over drugs.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 12, 2016, at 10:11 a.m.
The Abbot man accused of shooting his father to death in May in Parkman and then turning the gun on himself pleaded guilty Friday to manslaughter in Somerset County District Court.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 11, 2016, at 5:16 p.m.
PORTLAND | A police affidavit filed this week at the Cumberland County Courthouse to support a murder charge against a Windham man accused of killing his wife says that evidence at the scene contradicts Noah Gaston’s assertion that he shot his wife believing she was an intruder. Gaston, 33, …
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 11, 2016, at 12 p.m.
A former Augusta man was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court to 2½ years in federal prison for bank fraud in 2014, according to his attorney.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 10, 2016, at 8:02 p.m.
PORTLAND | A 36-year-old Pennsylvania man who admitted using the Internet to harass and intimidate a Canadian woman studying in Maine was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court to two years in prison. Makwan Jaff of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, who is an Iraqi national, also was sentenced to three years …
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 10, 2016, at 3:07 p.m.
A federal judge delayed the sentencing of three men convicted in connection with operating the state’s most sophisticated outdoor marijuana plantation.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 10, 2016, at 9:46 a.m.
The sentencings will bring to an end a legal saga that began Sept. 22, 2009, when state and federal law enforcement officers raided the plantation and seized nearly 3,000 marijuana plants
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 09, 2016, at 2:40 p.m.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court will hear the appeal of a woman serving a 37-year murder sentence for smothering her toddler in June 2013.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 08, 2016, at 5:22 p.m.
Steven Black allegedly led police from multiple agencies on a chase with speeds topping 100 mph.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 08, 2016, at 2:43 p.m.
Brandon Ogden allegedly threatened a man and woman who lived in a Brewer apartment with a gun.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 08, 2016, at 12:53 p.m.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court set aside his drug conviction because the prosecution failed to prove Suboxone is a narcotic at his trial.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 05, 2016, at 7:13 p.m.
Snow totals Down East were predicted to reach 12 inches.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 05, 2016, at 5:27 p.m.
William Alfred Roscoe pleaded guilty to the charge in June.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 05, 2016, at 5:06 p.m.
Scott Gallant, 40, of Prince Edward Island, Canada, was arrested Tuesday at Dysart’s Truck Stop in Hermon.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 05, 2016, at 2:57 p.m.
BANGOR | A Bowdoinham man was sentenced Friday in U.S. district court to nearly five years in federal prison for possessing more than 50 images and 110 videos of child pornography, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Daniel J. Lajoie Jr. 46, was sentenced to 57 months in prison …
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 05, 2016, at 2:40 p.m.
Holy name change! A Bangor man has petitioned the Penobscot County Probate Court to legally change his name to Batman.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 04, 2016, at 5:54 p.m.
BANGOR | A former New Haven, Connecticut, man was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court to three years in prison for his role in a crack cocaine distribution ring, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Torrence Benton, 28, pleaded guilty in August to one count of conspiracy to possess …
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 04, 2016, at 7:39 a.m.
A Florida man was sentenced in U.S. District Court to five years of probation for failing to pay child support.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 03, 2016, at 7:22 p.m.
A Maine court will hear an appeal by Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting over what the group claims were improper tactics used by the DIF&W during the Nov. 4, 2014, election.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 03, 2016, at 6:50 p.m.
“The Social Security program is a reflection of the good faith of the American people. You have been cheating your fellow citizens,” Judge John Woodcock said.