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John Williams Convicted of Killing Cpl. Eugene Cole
Both sides agree that defendant John Williams fired the shot that killed Cpl. Eugene Cole last year. The trial focused on his state of mind.
Maine Bans Single-Use Plastic Grocery Bags By Earth Day 2020
Maine will allow stores to charge at least 5 cents for recyclable paper or reusable plastic bags.
Maine Man Arrested After Half A Pound Of Drugs Found In Car
Officials say the trooper that stopped the car saw evidence of recent drug use within plain view of the vehicle.
Dozens of Nursing Home Residents Evacuated Because of Fire
The State Fire Marshal's Office concluded the fire began in an exhaust fan in a bathroom.
Trial Wrapping Up For Man Charged With Killing Deputy
Cpl. Eugene Cole was the first Maine police officer to be killed in the line of duty in nearly three decades.
State Police: Faulty Inspection Contributed To Fatal Crash
State Police Col. John Cote said the tractor-trailer didn't get a "full and thorough inspection."
3 Maine Schools Locked Down After Student Makes Gun Threat
Police say a pellet gun was found in the area and is believed to be the weapon the student displayed.
Prescription Drug Reform Moves Ahead In Maine
One bill would create the Maine Prescription Drug Affordability Board to monitor prescription drug prices.
Maine to Ban Youth Tanning + More Legislative Bills
The laws would go into effect 90 days after the Legislature ends this month.
Medical Marijuana Grower Catches Fire; Cause Not Clear
The Fire Chief said wind mitigated the possibility of a contact high for people in the area.