By Judy Harrison on Jan. 19, 2017, at 4:02 p.m.
The man convicted of murdering his girlfriend and her young son and daughter was sentenced Thursday to life in prison.
By Nick McCrea on Jan. 18, 2017, at 4:48 p.m.
On Nov. 8, Andrew Sousa allegedly used a knife to kill the family cat because he was “trying to cleanse the house of evil.”
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 18, 2017, at 4:21 p.m.
Under conditions of a plea agreement, a 60-year-old Bath man charged with 19 counts of sex crimes against a child will serve two and a half years in prison followed by four years of probation.
By Judy Harrison on Jan. 18, 2017, at 3:14 p.m.
A Windham woman convicted more than 20 years ago of a federal drug crime was one of 64 people pardoned Tuesday by President Barack Obama.
By Nick McCrea on Jan. 17, 2017, at 6:39 p.m.
Miranda Hopkins, 32, made her first appearance in Belfast District Court late Tuesday afternoon.
By Judy Harrison on Jan. 17, 2017, at 6:05 p.m.
A former Indian Island man serving 18 years in prison on sexual assault charges was sentenced on additional counts Tuesday after another victim stepped forward.
By Judy Harrison on Jan. 17, 2017, at 3:34 p.m.
A man convicted of robbing a city laundromat twice in a week last year was sentenced Tuesday at the Penobscot Judicial Center to nine years in prison.
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 17, 2017, at 10:16 a.m.
The supervisor allegedly told her, “I would not ask my wife to do this work, so I’m not going to ask you to do this work.”
By Anthony Brino on Jan. 16, 2017, at 3:45 p.m.
A Superior Court justice has overturned a decision by Aroostook County commissioners that had granted tax abatements to Amish families in Easton who said their barns were over-assessed in a 2015 property tax revaluation.
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 13, 2017, at 5:46 p.m.
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 13, 2017, at 3:41 p.m.
Poland was on supervised release for a prior felony drug conviction when he broke into the Whitefield home.
By Erin Jordan, The Gazette on Jan. 13, 2017, at 9:57 a.m.
Father-and-son egg executives have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court their Iowa conviction for selling adulterated food after eggs from their Iowa farms were linked to a 2010 salmonella outbreak that sickened thousands.
By Judy Harrison on Jan. 12, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.
Andrew Balcer was 17 when he allegedly stabbed his parents to death.
By Judy Harrison on Jan. 12, 2017, at 2:35 p.m.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court cleared the way for Stockton Springs’ officials to require a Sandy Point Road homeowner to repair the structure so it is no longer a dangerous building or nuisance.
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 11, 2017, at 3:12 p.m.
A former Brunswick police officer was sentenced Wednesday to a year and a day in federal prison for attempting to send obscene material to a teenage girl.
By Judy Harrison on Jan. 10, 2017, at 6:13 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday nominated longtime Portland lawyer Michael A. Duddy of Cape Elizabeth to the District Court bench.
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 10, 2017, at 10:23 a.m.
A former Lincoln County sheriff’s deputy indicted on 22 counts of sexual abuse of a minor and other charges will be tried in Kennebec County.
By Liz Gotthelf, Journal Tribune Staff on Jan. 09, 2017, at 7:51 a.m.
Former legislative candidate Mark Bedell was indicted on charges of assault and aggravated assault stemming from an October arrest.
By Timothy Mclaughlin, Reuters on Jan. 08, 2017, at 12:47 p.m.
Four African-Americans accused of attacking an 18-year-old white man with special needs while making anti-white racial taunts in an assault broadcast on Facebook were ordered held without bail by a Chicago judge.
By Judy Harrison on Jan. 06, 2017, at 4:12 p.m.
The lawsuit, announced Friday, was filed last month in Kennebec County Superior Court, according to a press release.