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.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 18, 2016, at 5:09 p.m.
An apologetic note, a bottle of perfume and a bag of potato chips were found under the body of Valerie Tieman.
By Jen Lynds on Oct. 18, 2016, at 2:35 p.m.
Jury selection has now been rescheduled for Dec. 2, with the trial date set for Dec. 6.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 17, 2016, at 2:03 p.m.
Laura Cushing McIntyre alleged her brother, his wife and their children operated the companies fraudulently and were unjustly enriched by that fraud.
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.