Associated Press stories and articles.
Child Care Workers to Face Background Checks, Fingerprints
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Thousands of child care workers in Maine will now have to undergo criminal background checks and fingerprinting under a new law.
Maine Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing Killed His Wife in 1979
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A 76-year-old man charged with fatally stabbing a woman outside a laundromat in Lewiston was previously convicted of fatally stabbing of his wife in 1979.
Woman Killed In Central Maine Was Divorcing Suspect’s Brother
HAMPDEN, Maine (AP) — The ex-husband of a woman killed in Maine says she was in the process of divorcing the suspect's brother.
2 Men Charged With Selling Meth in Maine
LINCOLN, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine have arrested two men and charged them with selling methamphetamine.
Maine Toddler Mauled By Babysitter’s Dog
TOPSHAM, Maine (AP) — Authorities say a Maine toddler who was mauled by her babysitter's dog is in danger of losing her eyesight.
Fire at Fryeburg Fairground Blamed on Electrical Malfunction
Fire investigators said Wednesday that the fire at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds was caused by an electrical malfunction inside a sheep barn.
19-Year-Old Charged After Joyride Through Farmer’s Cornfield
STARKS, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a 19-year-old's joyride in a cornfield has led to a felony charge.
Maine Motorcyclist Stranded in Woods For Hours After Crash Found
ANSON, Maine (AP) — Police say a Maine motorcyclist who spent almost 11 hours stranded in the woods following a crash has been found.
Cpl. Eugene Cole Was On Ground When Fatally Shot
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — An affidavit says a Maine sheriff's deputy was on the ground when his attacker shot and killed him.
Body Recovered from Penobscot River in Bangor
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The Bangor Police Department says a body has been recovered from Maine's Penobscot River.