Associated Press stories and articles.
Maine to Receive $2 Million in Grants to Fight Opioid Crisis
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is set to receive $2 million in federal funding to fight the heroin and opioid abuse crisis.
Ticks Emerging Unfazed Following Extremely Snowy Winter
Experts who study ticks say the persistent snow cover ensures they will be a headache this spring and summer.
Ludwick Sentenced to 17 Years for Robbery, Death of Her Cousin
HOULTON, Maine (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who admitted her role in the robbery and death of her cousin in Maine will serve 17 years in prison.
Barbara Bush Remembered in Maine
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former first lady Barbara Bush is being remembered in Maine for her promotion of literacy, her welcoming ways and her sense of humor.
Maine Likely Paid Unemployment to Unqualified People
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A state audit says Maine must strengthen oversight to ensure it's only paying unemployment claims to active job-seekers.
Woman to be Sentenced for Role Drug Killing in Northern Maine
HOULTON, Maine (AP) — A Massachusetts woman is due to be sentenced this week after pleading guilty to felony murder and robbery in drug-related killing in northern Maine.
Mainers Saddened by News of Barbara Bush’s Failing Health
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Gov. Paul LePage says he and his wife are keeping former first lady Barbara Bush and the Bush family in their prayers.
Maine Spring Hunt Nears for Wild Turkey
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The season for hunting wild turkeys begins on April 28 with Youth Spring Wild Turkey Day and then expands to most of the state on April 30.
Maine State Police Veteran Nominated to Take over as Chief
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he's nominating a veteran of the Maine State Police to serve as the agency's new chief.
Arrest Made Following Spate of Robberies in Southern Maine
WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) — Westbrook police have made an arrest following a spate of armed robberies across southern Maine.