By Judy Harrison on Nov. 03, 2016, at 6:35 p.m.
A legal battle over whether enough is being done in Maine to protect the Canada lynx from being killed or injured by trappers is in the hands of a federal judge after a hearing Thursday that drew about 30 people to the Margaret Chase Smith Federal Building.
By Abigail Adams on Nov. 03, 2016, at 8:03 a.m.
After deliberating for less than two hours, the jury returned a verdict of not guilty on all 11 charges.
By Jake Bleiberg on Nov. 02, 2016, at 5:40 p.m.
A transgender inmate is suing a company that provides health care services for state prisons, demanding hair removal treatment and gender reassignment surgery for herself and the reinstatement of hormone therapy for two other inmates.
By Judy Harrison on Nov. 02, 2016, at 2:08 p.m.
They allowed their Essex Street trailer to be used by drug dealers as a place to sell and store drugs in exchange for heroin.
By Stephen Betts on Nov. 02, 2016, at 11:13 a.m.
A local woman will avoid jail time if she adheres to a series of conditions after admitting to endangering the welfare of her 3-year-old son, who was found lying in a drainage ditch but unharmed near her apartment complex.
By J.W. Oliver on Nov. 01, 2016, at 5:33 p.m.
By J.W. Oliver on Nov. 01, 2016, at 5:20 p.m.
Andrew Balcer allegedly killed Anthony and Alice Balcer, both 47, late Sunday or early Monday.
By Beth Brogan on Nov. 01, 2016, at 9:22 a.m.
The school system also will make a cash payment to the former student’s family as part of an agreement to settle the federal lawsuit filed by the Maine Human Rights Commission and the family of the former student.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 31, 2016, at 7:35 p.m.
The former USM hockey coach has alleged in a lawsuit that he was forced to take early retirement in December 2014 with the promise that he would receive retirement benefits and a tuition waiver for his son.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 31, 2016, at 7:05 p.m.
Keith Coleman told a neighbor three times that he would have “no problem killing them all” in the months leading up to the strangulation deaths nearly two years ago of a Garland woman and her children.
By Nick McCrea on Oct. 31, 2016, at 3:34 p.m.
A Belfast man will spend 90 days in jail after he allegedly set fire to his grocery store in an effort to get insurance money.
By Alexander Violo, Lincoln County News on Oct. 31, 2016, at 7:51 a.m.
The jury found Jeffrey R. Moran, 29, of Waldoboro guilty of operating under the influence but found the state had not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant had caused the death of Jessie Hayden of Waldoboro.
By Bill Trotter on Oct. 31, 2016, at 6:55 a.m.
Mary Kellett is being sued in federal court by Vladek Filler over how she handled his now-discredited sexual assault case when she prosecuted him the late 2000s.
By Amy B Wang, Washington Post on Oct. 29, 2016, at 1:51 p.m.
A woman in Iowa was arrested this week on suspicion of voting twice in the general election, court and police records show.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 28, 2016, at 6:38 p.m.
Luc Tieman, who turns 33 on Saturday, was arrested Sept. 21 in connection with the death of Valerie Tieman, 34, of Fairfield.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 28, 2016, at 4:45 p.m.
Destiny Sargent was strangled and killed nearly the same way her mother and brother were, the chief medical examiner for the state of Maine testified.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 28, 2016, at 2:58 p.m.
A former Maine man has been charged with transporting a minor with the intent to engage in a criminal sexual act in 1995.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 27, 2016, at 6:48 p.m.
Dominic Sargent of Hancock testified during the trial of Keith Coleman, the man accused of strangling Sargent’s mother, younger brother and little sister.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 27, 2016, at 1:12 p.m.
A judge on Wednesday awarded a Machias man nearly $730,000 in damages for lasting injuries he suffered when he collapsed more than four years ago during the burning of a blueberry field.