30, Sep 2014 - Maine court to decide historic church fate
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's highest court will determine if an Australian businessman can convert part of a historic Portland church into office space for a technology firm. The Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/1ttoKxn ) reports the Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday heard an appeal from city officials ...
30, Sep 2014 - Case of shaken baby's future goes to top Maine court
By Dave Sherwood PORTLAND Maine (Reuters) - Maine's Supreme Court this month will consider whether the state can issue a "do-not-resuscitate" order for a severely debilitated child living in foster care over the objections of her biological mother. Following that incident, the child's mother, Virginia Trask, 18, agreed to the do-not-resuscitate order, according to legal filings.
30, Sep 2014 - York, ME Former guard charged with sexual assault
WINDHAM (AP) — A former Maine prison guard has been charged with sexually assaulting a female inmate at the Maine Correctional Center in Windham. The Portland Press Herald reports that 23-year-old Auburn resident Bret Butterfield is being held at the York County Jail in Alfred on $50,000 cash bail. read more
29, Sep 2014 - Federal judge: Whistle-blower lawsuit can proceed
A federal judge has ruled that a whistle-blower lawsuit against the state of Maine can move forward. The Portland Press Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1uODFEk ) that a U.S. District Court judge ruled Friday ...
29, Sep 2014 - Maine court dismisses do-not-resuscitate appeal - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The state supreme court has dismissed a mother's appeal of a court-approved do-not-resuscitate decision for her brain-damaged baby, saying the matter is moot now that the state has agreed to abide by the mother's wishes.
29, Sep 2014 - Maine supreme court dismisses mother's appeal after agency backtracks on no-resuscitate order
PORTLAND, Maine — The state supreme court has dismissed a mother's appeal of a court-approved do-not-resuscitate decision for her brain-damaged baby, saying the matter is moot now that the state has agreed to abide by the mother's wishes.
29, Sep 2014 - Maine court dismisses do-not-resuscitate appeal
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The state supreme court has dismissed a mother's appeal of a court-approved do-not-resuscitate decision for her brain-damaged baby, saying the matter is moot now that the state
28, Sep 2014 - Brunswick men say they will skip federal court date
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Two Brunswick men charged with conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Service plan to skip a scheduled date in U.S. District Court because they don't recognize the federal court system.
04, Apr 2014 - Judge Awards Woman $104,000 From Maine Aviation Company After Harrowing Flight And Emergency Landin
March 19--PORTLAND, Maine -- A federal judge Monday awarded an Ohio woman more than $104,000 in damages as a result of a private plane forced to make an emergency landing in Colorado last May that left her fearful of flying after a "harrowing 15 minutes" in which she believed her entire family would die.
04, Apr 2014 - Portland, ME State supreme court overturns convictions of 2 men convicted of sex crimes
Posted March 28, 2014, at 5:14 p.m. PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday unanimously reversed the convictions of two men incarcerated after being convicted of sex crimes because jurors in the separate cases were told the defendants refused to cooperate with investigators.
04, Apr 2014 - Portland, ME LePage to offer plan to expand Maine's 'War on Drugs'
The proposal calls for four new judges, 14 agents and four assistant attorneys general for drug cases.
02, Apr 2014 - Mass. rapist admits to federal charges in Maine
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A convicted rapist who eluded Massachusetts authorities for 34 years while living a quiet life in Maine before he was caught and sentenced last year has pleaded guilty to federal charges related to his years as a free man.
01, Apr 2014 - June 13 likely deadline for railroad blast claims
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A bankruptcy judge has indicated a willingness to set June 13 as the deadline for claims against a Maine-based railroad responsible for a derailment that killed 47 people last summer in Quebec.
01, Apr 2014 - Ex-Brunswick pastor sentenced to probation
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The former pastor of a Brunswick church has been sentenced to two years of probation for receiving nearly $150,000 in federal benefits while also collecting a salary.
22, Jul 2013 - Cumberland, ME Donegal Illegal Detained in US
THE family of a young Irishman held in an American jail has appealed to the U.S. authorities to deport him without further delay.Soldier's son Brian Gethins was arrested last week while on his way by bus to visit his Irish American girlfriend Shannon Reynolds.The 22-year-old is being held as an illegal immigrant in Cumberland County Jail in Portland, Maine.His parents Jimmy and Majella Gethins ...