Associated Press stories and articles.
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.
Maine Woman Alleges She Was Shackled in Dog Cage Chained to Floor
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman who says she was taken from Florida to Maine while shackled inside of a dog cage has filed a federal lawsuit.
Rescue Dog Helps Owner Escape Fire in Central Maine
FAIRFIELD, Maine (AP) — A rescue dog is being hailed as a hero for helping her owner escape a fire in Maine.
New Legal Pot Compromise Faces Steep Odds In Maine
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A new attempt to create a legal framework for marijuana sales in Maine is up for a key vote.
Jurors Convict Luc Tieman in Killing, Burying Wife
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — A jury has swiftly convicted Luc Tieman of killing his wife and burying her body behind his parents' home.
Inmate Dies at Maine State Prison
WARREN, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine say a 57-year-old inmate has died at the state prison in Warren.
Lightning Traveled Underground, Sparked Fire
SACO, Maine (AP) — Fire officials in Maine say a lightning strike that hit a utility pole traveled underground and started a house fire.
Bull Escapes Going to Butcher, Fatally Shot by Police Chief
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — A 600-pound bull bound for the butcher escaped its trailer and led authorities in Maine on a 1 ½-hour chase before it was fatally shot by the police chief, who said it posed a threat to onlookers.
Husband, Wife Plead Not Guilty to Killing 10-Year-Old Girl
BELFAST, Maine (AP) — A husband and wife accused of using their fists, a belt and a mop handle in the fatal beating of a 10-year-old girl have pleaded not guilty in a Maine courtroom.