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Jussie Smollett awaits verdict as jurors consider case New! 2021-12-09 00:10:24The former ‘Empire’ actor's jury deliberated for about two hours Wednesday after hearing closing arguments.

Father, son arrested in wildfire that threatened Lake New! 2021-12-08 23:35:37Authorities allege the men caused homes to burn and people to be seriously injured in the Caldor fire, which scorched more than 346 square miles from

California plans to be abortion sanctuary if Roe New! 2021-12-08 23:13:48A coalition of more than 40 abortion providers and advocacy groups releases a list of 45 recommendations for the state to consider if the U.S. Supreme

Senate rejects Biden’s vaccine mandate for businesses New! 2021-12-08 21:21:25The Democratic-led House is unlikely to take the measure up, which means the rule would stand.

COVID cases spike even as U.S. hits 200 New! 2021-12-08 20:46:33The nation's overall death toll less than two years into the crisis could hit 800,000 in a matter of days.

New Mexico regulators reject utility merger proposed by New! 2021-12-08 20:37:15They cite concerns about customer service problems and reliability issues in other states where Avangrid operates, including Maine.

Portland youth shelter runs out of beds as New! 2021-12-08 20:30:30The Joe Kreisler Teen Shelter, operated by Preble Street, has been at capacity nearly every night for the past week. The last time all beds were full

Officer who fatally shot Black driver Daunte Wright New! 2021-12-08 20:21:42Kim Potter's attorney says she mistakenly grabbed her gun instead of her Taser.

CMMC asks for federal assistance as COVID-19 continues New! 2021-12-08 20:04:41Gov. Janet Mills said Wednesday that she requested teams of emergency medical personnel under a federal program on behalf of Central Maine Medical Cen

Scholz replaces Merkel as German chancellor, opening new New! 2021-12-08 19:52:05He and his 3-party coalition face the immediate challenge of handling the country's worst phase yet of the pandemic.

Three weapon-related incidents reported in Cumberland schools in New! 2021-12-08 19:42:50The incidents involved either a student bringing a weapon to school or threatening to do so, said Jeffrey Porter, superintendent for MSAD 51.

Biden says more ground troops in Ukraine ‘not New! 2021-12-08 19:30:34A day earlier, he warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that he would face 'severe' economic sanctions for an invasion.

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Small alligator found a long way from home New! 2021-12-08 18:52:32The alligator was named Rambo, after Sylvester Stallone's infamous action character, because of how long it braved the cold New England water.

Maine hospitals may have to ration care for New! 2021-12-08 18:13:20Crisis standards of care is a last-resort blueprint that states use in emergency circumstances to allow hospitals and other health providers to priori

Hermon and Old Town girls basketball renew their New! 2021-12-08 18:00:00The Maine Principals Association-sanctioned tournaments are back and Hermon is the defending champion, coming off a 47-34 record in the 2020-21 season

Legal experts think Maine is bound to lose New! 2021-12-08 18:00:00Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey said that the state “made a compelling case for the constitutionality of Maine’s system of public educat

How to keep rodents from trashing your vehicle New! 2021-12-08 18:00:00Car owners need to be constantly vigilant to make sure mice and other rodents are not nesting in the myriad of small spaces and cavities in a vehicle.

Skier hurt in human-caused avalanche on Mount Washington New! 2021-12-08 17:56:24Two skiers were caught in human-caused avalanches on Mount Washington and one of them was seriously injured, the mountain's avalanche center said.

Front-end loader crashes into Biddeford duplex New! 2021-12-08 17:28:47No one was inside the building – located at the intersection of South and May Streets – when the crash happened.

Another report calls out Maine’s failure to fix New! 2021-12-08 17:08:43The Center for Children's Law and Policy report shows that Long Creek has not fixed issues that have plagued the facility for years.

Negotiated defense budget boosts spending for Navy destroyer New! 2021-12-08 17:01:03A defense spending proposal approved by the U.S. House of Representatives includes two more destroyers than what the Biden administration requested.

21 residents test positive for COVID-19 at Maine New! 2021-12-08 16:51:36“To reduce the likelihood of spread at MSP, the facility is actively following the guidelines of the CDC,” Maine DOC spokesperson Anna Bla

COVID cases spike even as US hits 200M New! 2021-12-08 16:23:00New cases in the U.S. climbed from an average of nearly 95,000 a day on Nov. 22 to almost 119,000 a day this week, and hospitalizations are up 25 perc

Man dies in Palmyra head-on crash New! 2021-12-08 16:15:07William Grant, 70, was killed after the vehicle he was driving collided with a pickup truck at around 6:13 p.m. on Tuesday.

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