Man fatally struck by garbage truck in Maine
MILFORD, Maine (AP) — Police say a waste management worker was fatally struck by a garbage truck in Maine.
The Penobscot County Sheriff's Office says 39-year-old Ryan Leeman, of Bangor, was...
Charge dropped against man arrested after speaking Spanish
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal prosecutors dismissed a felony charge against a Guatemalan who was arrested after coming to the attention of Border Patrol agents for speaking Spanish in public in a...
LePage makes endorsement in GOP primary in 2nd District
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage has endorsed a former state representative over his former press secretary and another candidate in the Republican primary in Maine's 2nd...
Police: Couple found 200 miles from assisted living facility
HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Police searching for a New Hampshire husband and wife have found them about 200 miles away from their assisted living facility.
University of Maine asks court to dismiss student’s lawsuit
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine System argues a suspended student has no grounds for a lawsuit because he dropped a request that his school lift the suspension.
Atlantic salmon return to Maine river continues to rise
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — After making a return in June for the first time since 2011, the Atlantic salmon is still showing up in the Penobscot River.
Ex-LePage spokeswoman enters Maine congressional race
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage's press secretary, Adrienne Bennett, formally announced her candidacy Tuesday for Maine's 2nd Congressional District.
Amsterdam-bound flight makes emergency landing in Maine
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A United Airlines flight with more than 200 people aboard has made an emergency landing in Maine.
A United spokesman says a cabin pressure issue forced the...
Stephen, Tabitha King plan changes to iconic Maine home
Stephen and Tabitha King are ready for the next chapter for their Victorian mansion that stands behind a wrought iron gate festooned with winged creatures and spiderwebs.
Maine utility buyer says it won’t need to borrow full cost
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The Canadian company that plans to buy a Maine utility company says it will not have to borrow the full $959 million to complete the deal.
Pollard named new director of substance abuse, mental health
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Dr. Jessica Pollard has been named new director for Maine's Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services.
Pollard began her job Monday. She joins the Department of...
Boston native convicted of murdering Maine man
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Jurors have found a Boston native guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of a man in Bangor, Maine.
The jury deliberated about two hours Monday before finding F Daly...
Father of 1-year-old who died from fentanyl turns himself in
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The father of a 1-year-old whose October 2018 death was linked to fentanyl exposure is in jail on a charge of child endangerment.
Trial set for man charged in 2018 killing in Bangor
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The trial of a man charged with homicide is getting underway.
F Daly, a Boston native who doesn't have a first name, is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of...
Mon denies rubbing opioid on toddler’s gums
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman charged with endangering the welfare of her baby daughter is denying that she rubbed heroin on the child's gums to help her sleep.
Former Maine GOP congressman tapped by Trump for new post
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A former congressman from Maine's taking on a new volunteer role as chairman of the Board of Securities Investor Protection Corporation following a nomination from President...
Documents: Mom allegedly rubbed heroin residue on kid’s gums
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Court documents say a Maine woman accused of endangering the welfare of her baby daughter allegedly rubbed heroin residue on the infant's gums to help her sleep.
Police: Fentanyl exposure caused baby’s death, mom charged
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The Bangor, Maine, Police Department says a baby's death nearly a year ago was caused by fentanyl, leading to charges against the mother.
UMaine system moves toward systemwide accreditation
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine's public university system is taking steps to switch to a single accreditation system for its seven schools.
The University of Maine System's board of trustees on...
Trial set for man without first name charged in 2018 killing
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The trial of a man charged with homicide is set to begin in Maine.
The Bangor Daily News reports that the man is accused of shooting to death 51-year-old Israel Lewis of...
Mobile campaign geared at reality of youth opioid misuse
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A mobile trailer staged as a typical teenager's bedroom is touring Maine to highlight the reality of warning signs of opioid misuse in young people.
Collins, Heinrich eye improvements to solar permitting
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Two U.S. senators from opposing parties are working on a proposal to streamline the permitting process for energy technologies such as rooftop solar and battery...
Man who caused standoff sues police, alleging recklessness
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who caused a standoff that ended with him being shot three times and his home destroyed by a police explosive has sued law enforcement officials.
Campaign aims to keep college graduates in Maine
A new campaign aims to keep college students from leaving Maine once they graduate.
The Portland Press Herald reports the pilot program is launching this October through the University of...
Maine deer season gets started for archers in some areas
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's deer hunt is getting started with a special archery season in designated areas.
The state's "expanded archery" season starts Saturday. The season runs through...
New ‘It’ film portrays painful true chapter of LGBT history
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Moviegoers from Maine who watch the film "It: Chapter Two" this weekend might recognize a scene that draws on a painful event from the state's history.
Maine woman held on fugitive charge for fatal crash in Pa.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman who failed to show up for her trial two months ago for a fatal crash in Pennsylvania is behind bars in her home state.
American Folk Festival is underway on Bangor riverfront
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The American Folk festival is getting underway in earnest on the riverfront in Bangor, Maine.
There's something for everyone with Korean percussion, an Albanian...
Ex-school official arrested in sexually explicit images case
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine have arrested a school district's former top finance official on two counts of possession of sexually explicit material.
Man pleads guilty to lesser charges in fatal ATV crash
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A man charged with manslaughter in connection to an off-road vehicle crash that killed a 19-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to lesser charges.
Border Patrol agents seize drugs, cash from abandoned car
SHERMAN, Maine (AP) — Officials say Border Patrol agents in Maine seized cash and drugs from a vehicle found abandoned near an Interstate 95 checkpoint in the town of Sherman.
Maine CDC: Legionella bacteria eliminated from water source
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says tests indicate chlorine eliminated the bacteria responsible for Legionnaires' disease from the Orono-Veazie Water...
Warden charged with assault at concert faces more charges
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine game warden who was charged with assaulting a concertgoer is facing additional charges of unlawful sexual touching and disorderly conduct.
Correction: Released Inmates story
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — In a story Aug. 11 about inmates no longer being released at midnight from the Penobscot County jail, The Associated Press erroneously reported when the new policy went into...
Driver in fatal crash charged with drug possession
MATTAMISCONTIS TOWNSHIP, Maine (AP) — State police say the driver in a fatal crash on Interstate 95 that killed his wife has been charged with drug possession.
Emera Maine’s potential buyer to face greater scrutiny
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A union representing Emera Maine workers is expressing concerns about the company's proposed buyer at a time when lawmakers created a new standard for the sale of public...
Motorcycle crash claims 2 lives in Bangor, Maine
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Police say a motorcycle rider killed in a crash in Bangor, Maine, was a corrections officer at the Penobscot County Jail. His passenger later died, too.
1 killed in motorcycle crash in Bangor, Maine
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Police say one person was killed in a collision between a motorcycle and a car in Bangor, Maine.
Bangor police say the motorcycle operator died at the scene Monday...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine city is closing its local recycling station ahead of a switch to a new waste processing facility set to serve over 100 communities.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Acadia National Park is saddled with hundreds of deferred maintenance projects that officials say will cost an estimated $65.8 million the park doesn't have.
Migratory fish could get $800,000 boost from settlement
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Efforts to help migratory fish could get an $800,000 boost from a legal settlement stemming from oil spills into the Penobscot River.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Massachusetts man who said he couldn't get a fair trial from an all-white jury in Maine has been sentenced to 14 years in prison on drug charges.
Maine food bank raising $5 million for renovation
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine food bank is completing its $5 million renovation of a building that was once a newspaper printing plant.
The Bangor Daily News reports that Good Shepherd Food...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine's largest hospital is getting a boost to help develop a program that would train new doctors for rural areas.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen....
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A state judge has ended a lawsuit that alleged Maine was failing to comply with a law to restore the public health nursing program.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — One of the oldest and largest agricultural fairs in Maine is getting started in the state's Queen City.
The Bangor State Fair starts on Thursday and runs through Aug. 3....
You can now legally drink at some Maine park events
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Park-goers who want to imbibe at permitted events held in Maine parks now don't have to worry 'bout a thing.
The Bangor Daily News reports a Saturday reggae festival at...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine environmental managers say more than 1,000 Atlantic salmon have returned to the Penobscot River this year for the first time since 2011.