By Judy Harrison on Oct. 14, 2016, at 5:41 p.m.
Richard Hughes pleaded guilty to destroying government property by driving through a closed gate at the Cutler Naval Support Activity installation.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 14, 2016, at 5:06 p.m.
“Barbas was almost certainly complicit or at least grossly negligent in this.”
By Bill Trotter on Oct. 13, 2016, at 3:35 p.m.
By Reuters on Oct. 13, 2016, at 6:43 a.m.
Four Massachusetts churches Tuesday filed a lawsuit asking to be exempted from a state law that requires public places to allow transgender people to use bathrooms in line with their gender identity.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 11, 2016, at 3:41 p.m.
Jurors found Sidney Kilmartin, 54, of South Windham guilty on Tuesday of mailing cyanide to an Englishman who used it to commit suicide.
By Stephen Betts on Oct. 11, 2016, at 11:39 a.m.
The girls — one 14 years old at the time and the other 13 — were treated for acute alcohol poisoning.
By Jake Bleiberg on Oct. 07, 2016, at 5:56 p.m.
The trial of a Portland landlord charged with manslaughter in Maine’s deadliest house fire in 40 years closed Friday.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 07, 2016, at 4:56 p.m.
The men were netted in a multi-jurisdictional investigation dubbed Operation Broken Glass and headed up by agents with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
By Jake Bleiberg on Oct. 06, 2016, at 2:28 p.m.
The city inspector testified Thursday that he never entered the building.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 06, 2016, at 1:25 p.m.
Jeffrey Mayhew, 31, also pleaded guilty to the unrelated charges of operating under the influence of intoxicants, violation of a condition of release and unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 05, 2016, at 6:41 p.m.
“I don’t believe that you got in over your head in your business, but that you set out to cheat your victims. I view you as a serial fraudster.”
By Stephen Betts on Oct. 05, 2016, at 2:37 p.m.
A five-year legal battle by a New York couple who tried to block public access over their property to Rockland Harbor has ended.
By Alan Bennett, Journal Tribune on Oct. 05, 2016, at 2:23 p.m.
Dylan Collins is accused of starting a fire at a multi-unit apartment building on Sept. 18, 2014.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 04, 2016, at 5:34 p.m.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 04, 2016, at 4:57 p.m.
Yarann Im, 34, admitted to illegally catching, purchasing and selling about 480 pounds of elvers.
By Jake Bleiberg on Oct. 04, 2016, at 2:36 p.m.
Visitors and former residents testified Tuesday about the 2014 Noyes Street fire, the state’s most deadly blaze in decades, which killed six people.
By Stephen Betts on Oct. 04, 2016, at 11:02 a.m.
Convicted child killer Dennis Dechaine lost another appeal Monday in his efforts for a new trial.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 03, 2016, at 5:52 p.m.
A federal jury will decide whether Sidney Kilmartin is a cold-blooded killer or simply a flimflam man who defrauded suicidal people who paid him for potassium cyanide but received Epsom salts instead.
By Stephen Betts on Oct. 03, 2016, at 3:56 p.m.
A Waldoboro man made his initial court appearance Monday on charges that he led police on a high-speed chase last month in which he claims his motorcycle reached 170 miles per hour.
By Jake Bleiberg on Oct. 03, 2016, at 3:18 p.m.
“All three occupants of the third floor could and would have escaped the fire if indeed there was a means of escape.”