Associated Press stories and articles.
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.
FBI Releases Videos in String of Armed Robberies in Southern Maine
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The FBI has released a compilation of surveillance videos of the suspect in a spree of armed robberies in and around Portland.
Southern Maine Couple Died of Apparent Murder Suicide
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — Authorities say the death of a Norridgewock couple appears to be a murder suicide.
Man Charged With Deaths of 2 Found Inside Burning Truck
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Police say a Bangor man has been charged with two counts of murder stemming from the deaths of a man and woman whose bodies were found in a burning truck.
Maine Woman Killed in Head-On Crash on US Route 2
PALMYRA, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say a woman died in a head-on crash involving a pickup truck.