By Jake Bleiberg on April 13, 2017, at 12:06 p.m.
A Cumberland County Court judge decided to grant a $25,000 bail on Thursday after a key witness at Anthony Sanborn Jr.’s 1992 trial recanted her earlier testimony in a packed courtroom.
on April 13, 2017, at 11:19 a.m.
The deadline for Maine residents purchased the drug Provigil or the generic version, modafinil, to file claims in a $35 million settlement has been extended to June 25.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 12, 2017, at 4:58 p.m.
“I know I have done wrong. I’ve admitted it, that I have done wrong, and that I owe these people money.”
By Beth Brogan on April 12, 2017, at 2:24 p.m.
Burton “Ben” Hagar, 62, now of Farmington — who was charged Friday with killing his infant son in 1979 — pleaded not guilty during his first appearance in court on Wednesday.
By Alex Acquisto on April 12, 2017, at 2:20 p.m.
“Wayne and Colin did not necessarily agree with the (judge’s) decision, but they will certainly honor it,” McKee said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 11, 2017, at 7:28 p.m.
Ellis spoke in a clear, calm voice as she apologized briefly to the women she stabbed.
By Dawn Gagnon on April 09, 2017, at 11:06 a.m.
Trevor Tompkins is charged with aggravated unlawful trafficking of scheduled drugs resulting in death.
By Jonathan Stempel, Reuters on April 08, 2017, at 1:18 p.m.
A federal judge Friday dismissed part of a playwright’s lawsuit against the owner of copyrights to Dr. Seuss’ works, after it objected to how his new play might have infringed the classic “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”
By Judy Harrison on April 07, 2017, at 5:25 p.m.
Nicholas Sexton, 36, was found guilty by a Penobscot County jury in May 2014 of murder in the death of Nicolle Lugdon, 24, of Eddington and of arson in August 2012 in Bangor.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 06, 2017, at 7:21 p.m.
Walter Botelho, 52, of Brewer, was caught with the weapons on May 2, 2016. Two months later, he was indicted on a charge of aggravated operation of a meth lab.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 06, 2017, at 2:39 p.m.
Jeremy Erving, 25, told police that his uncle, Randy Erving, 53, was his best friend and that he didn’t know why he shot him.
By Nick McCrea on April 06, 2017, at 1:36 p.m.
A 19-year-old woman will spend three years in prison after a high-speed car crash that killed her friend.
By CBS 13 on April 05, 2017, at 4:41 p.m.
The mother of a 13-year-old boy who was hit and killed in a crosswalk in Lewiston blames the driver for her son’s death.
By Tammy Wells, Journal Tribune on April 05, 2017, at 1:48 p.m.
Kandee Weyland has been formally charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of her husband, Scott Weyland, in February.
By Sandhya Somashekhar, Washington Post on April 05, 2017, at 1:08 p.m.
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that workers may not be fired for their sexual orientation, becoming the highest court in the country to weigh in on whether the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects gays from workplace discrimination and setting up a possible Supreme Court battle.
By Judy Harrison on April 04, 2017, at 5:28 p.m.
In addition to prison time, Ann Marie Williams, 52, of Falmouth was sentenced to three years of supervised release ordered to pay $118,000 in restitution.
By Darren Fishell on April 04, 2017, at 3:10 p.m.
The owner of the shuttered Great Northern Paper mill in East Millinocket claims a lawsuit from one prospective buyer has prevented it from considering others willing to pay millions.
By Judy Harrison on April 04, 2017, at 2:20 p.m.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court unanimously upheld the conviction of a Bangor man found guilty of manslaughter.
By Jake Bleiberg on April 03, 2017, at 1:53 p.m.
Retired Superior Court Justice Paul Fritzsche’s decision to step down at the request of defense attorney Tom Hallett took both sides of the case off guard.
By Dan Levine, Reuters on March 31, 2017, at 1:10 p.m.
A U.S. judge Friday approved a $25 million settlement to resolve a class action lawsuit that claimed fraud against President Donald Trump and his Trump University real estate seminars.