By Judy Harrison on Oct. 26, 2016, at 6:44 p.m.
Keith Coleman was arrested Dec. 21, 2014, in Bucksport and charged in connection with the deaths of Christina Sargent and her two children.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 26, 2016, at 5:26 p.m.
By Anthony Brino on Oct. 26, 2016, at 3:40 p.m.
U.S. District Court Judge John Woodcock sentenced Andrew Grivois, 32, to four years in prison and three years of supervised release.
By Stephen Betts on Oct. 26, 2016, at 11:32 a.m.
The judge did not issue a ruling but will allow both parties to submit written arguments before he renders a verdict.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 25, 2016, at 6:31 p.m.
A man known as one of the “fathers” of the bath salts epidemic in the Queen City and coastal Maine in 2011 was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court to 15 years in prison on drug and gun charges.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 25, 2016, at 5:50 p.m.
John A. Weckerly, 59, also was ordered to pay $5,000 in restitution, according to Penobscot County District Attorney R. Christopher Almy.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 25, 2016, at 3:36 p.m.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court unanimously upheld the murder conviction of an Ellsworth man serving a 47-year sentence for killing his wife.
By Stephen Betts on Oct. 25, 2016, at 11:36 a.m.
A Warren man is being held without bail after being arrested on a charge of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old boy.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 24, 2016, at 5:38 p.m.
Judge John Woodcock described the men as “major figures in a significant bath salts distribution ring.”
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 24, 2016, at 12:04 p.m.
The former chief financial officer of Brooklin Boat Yard is charged with stealing about $730,000 from the company.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 24, 2016, at 10:07 a.m.
Keith Coleman, 29, is charged with three counts of murder and one count of gross sexual assault.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 24, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Nicholas Sexton was found guilty of murder in the death of Nicolle Lugdon and of arson in August 2012 in Bangor.
By J.W. Oliver on Oct. 23, 2016, at 9:59 a.m.
A former Waldoboro man pleaded guilty Oct. 13 to possessing sexually explicit materials of children younger than 12.
By Stephen Betts on Oct. 21, 2016, at 3:03 p.m.
A Rockland man who was caught on videotape beating and torturing a boy earlier this year has pleaded guilty.
By Jake Bleiberg on Oct. 21, 2016, at 12:58 p.m.
The judge said the six deaths “were beyond tragic” but said that the court could not find “beyond a reasonable doubt” that the deaths would not have occurred but for Nisbet’s actions.
By Nick McCrea on Oct. 20, 2016, at 10:14 a.m.
Mathew and Nick Day, are suing their former stepfather, Donald Arsenault, and a Portland businessmen after a probate judge ruled that their dead mother’s will had been forged.
By Dan Whitcomb, Reuters on Oct. 20, 2016, at 7:46 a.m.
Actress Shailene Woodley pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges stemming from her high-profile arrest with 27 other people while protesting construction of the Dakota Access pipeline, court documents show.
By Jen Lynds on Oct. 19, 2016, at 3:55 p.m.
The Aroostook County grand jury during its September session indicted two Orient residents who were allegedly operating a methamphetamine lab.
By Tammy Wells, Journal Tribune on Oct. 19, 2016, at 3:43 p.m.
If the plea arrangement is accepted by a judge during a scheduled court appearance Monday, Victor DiGregorio will serve seven days in an alternative sentencing program, performing public service.
By Derek Hawkins, Washington Post on Oct. 19, 2016, at 7:42 a.m.
The case is one of many that challenge the Obama administration’s efforts to expand bathroom access for transgender students based on their gender identity rather than their birth certificates.