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.
By Elizabeth Dinan, Portsmouth Herald on Jan. 06, 2017, at 12:33 p.m.
Colorado knife maker Spyderco has filed a seven-count lawsuit against the Kittery Trading Post, alleging the Route 1 retailer sold counterfeit Spyderco knives of inferior quality to “generate an obscene” profit.
By Judy Harrison on Jan. 04, 2017, at 5:01 p.m.
A Fairfield mother accused of murder in the death her newborn son on Dec. 30, 2015, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Somerset County Superior Court to manslaughter in a plea agreement with the Maine attorney general’s office.
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 04, 2017, at 4:08 p.m.
The founder of the Midcoast Youth Theater charged in September 2016 with six counts of unlawful sexual contact and sexual exploitation of children pleaded not guilty Tuesday to those allegations, as well as 10 additional charges alleging similar conduct against two others.
By Beth Brogan on Jan. 04, 2017, at 12:18 p.m.
A charge of aggravated operating under the influence filed against the correctional administrator for Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset will be dismissed and he will plead to a lesser charge if he abides by conditions set by a judge on Tuesday.
By CBS 13 on Jan. 04, 2017, at 12:11 p.m.
A Standish man pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday morning in connection to the death of his 3-month-old son.
By Bill Trotter on Jan. 03, 2017, at 1:09 p.m.
A Jonesboro woman who was saved along with her two young children after she drove off a state highway and into a pond has been indicted on multiple charges in Hancock County.
By Harriet McLeod, Reuters on Jan. 03, 2017, at 7:15 a.m.
A federal judge on Monday ruled Dylann Roof was mentally fit to serve as his own lawyer in the penalty phase of his trial, when a jury will decide whether to sentence him to be executed for the 2015 massacre at a South Carolina church.
By J.W. Oliver on Dec. 29, 2016, at 8:52 p.m.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Dec. 29, 2016, at 6:44 p.m.
A Connecticut man who escaped from a halfway house in order to sell crack cocaine in Maine got extra time tacked onto his federal sentence for his role as a “pimp” to drug-addicted Bangor women, who sold sex in exchange for drugs, U.S. Attorney Thomas Delahanty announced Thursday.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Dec. 28, 2016, at 2:54 p.m.
“The defendant used peer-to-peer file-sharing networks to download up to hundreds of images at a time.”
By Beth Brogan on Dec. 27, 2016, at 6:18 p.m.
A former Wiscasset man was sentenced on Tuesday to serve nearly eight years in prison after being convicted earlier this year for possession of a firearm by a felon.
By Liz Szabo, JoNel Aleccia and Mark Zdechlik, Kaiser Health News on Dec. 26, 2016, at 2:59 p.m.
A complaint was filed in U.S. District Court by the attorneys general of 20 states, including Maine.
By Judy Harrison on Dec. 23, 2016, at 4:24 p.m.
“Mr. Smith, you say you thought you hit a deer. We don’t believe you.”
By Jake Bleiberg on Dec. 23, 2016, at 12:53 p.m.
Gregory Nisbet was set to report to Cumberland County Jail on Friday. But Thursday evening Superior Court Justice Thomas Warren offered a reprieve that will keep Nisbet out of jail at least until the court rules on his request for a new trial, made earlier this week.
By Judy Harrison on Dec. 22, 2016, at 10:14 a.m.
Jurors in the Matthew Davis trial deliberated for about an hour Thursday morning before finding him guilty of murder in the shooting deaths of an Oakfield couple at their home three years ago.
By Judy Harrison on Dec. 21, 2016, at 5:06 p.m.
Jurors in the Matthew Davis trial announced that they were deadlocked on the two murder and two arson charges.
By Jake Bleiberg on Dec. 21, 2016, at 4:44 p.m.
The Portland landlord sentenced for his role in Maine’s deadliest house fire in decades is seeking a new trial — just days before his jail term is slated to start.
By Judy Harrison on Dec. 21, 2016, at 3:33 p.m.
He faced up to 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
By Bill Trotter on Dec. 21, 2016, at 9:23 a.m.
Three people convicted of federal crimes in Maine but who no longer live in the state are among 78 people nationwide who were pardoned Monday by President Barack Obama.