29, Jul 2014 - Cate Street CEOâ€™s wife to be questioned about assets she may be holding for him
Posted July 28, 2014, at 2:15 p.m. PORTLAND, Maine â€” Lawyers seeking to collect about $2.4 million from Cate Street Capital CEO John Halle will be allowed to question Halleâ€™s wife, Sharon, for up to six hours about assets she may hold for her husband that could pay the legal award, according to a Superior Court order filed earlier this month.
29, Jul 2014 - Aroostook, ME Aroostook County man serving murder sentence dies
Posted July 09, 2014, at 1:02 p.m. Last modified July 09, 2014, at 1:24 p.m. PORTLAND, Maine â€” An inmate at the Maine State Prison in Warren serving a murder sentence died at a Portland hospital early Wednesday, according to Maine Department of Corrections spokesman Scott Fish.
28, Jul 2014 - Maine City Council Votes To Keep Tar Sands Out Of Its Port
South Portland, Maine, has blocked crude oil from being loaded onto ships at its port. Environmentalists are cheering, but the Portland Montreal Pipeline Corp. says the ban won't hold up in court.
27, Jul 2014 - Maine high court: Man who shot friend is guilty
PORTLAND, Maine â€” Maine Supreme Judicial Court is reaffirming the manslaughter conviction of a Belfast man found guilty of shooting his best friend. A judge in October 2012 sentenced then-21-year-old Luke Bryant to 15 years in prison with nine to serve and four years' probation. The judge also ordered Bryant to pay more than $3,000 in restitution and forfeit the gun used to kill 19-year-old ...
27, Jul 2014 - Portland, ME Westbrook joins legal action regarding General Assistance funding
In an effort to help municipal members sort out conflicting state-level information about providing General Assistance to illegal aliens, the Maine Municipal Association on Thursday filed a petition for review and complaint for declaratory judgment and injunctive relief in Cumberland County Superior Court.
26, Jul 2014 - Federal court again nixes Maine state retireesâ€™ yearly pension increases
Posted June 30, 2014, at 4:50 p.m. Last modified June 30, 2014, at 6:21 p.m. PORTLAND, Maine â€” A federal court on Friday upheld the Maine Legislatureâ€™s right to suspend cost-of-living adjustments to beneficiaries of the Maine state pension system.
26, Jul 2014 - Ceremony for newest federal judge
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) â€” More than 100 guests including current and past state judges are going to attend a ceremony in which former Maine Supreme Judicial Court Justice Jon Levy takes his seat on the federal bench. The ceremony for the newest federal judge in Maine is being held today at the Edward T. Gignoux U.S. Courthouse in Portland. read more
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 â€” 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.
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.
02, Apr 2014 - Mass. rapist admits to federal charges in Maine
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) â€” 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. Â Â Â Â
01, Apr 2014 - Ex-Brunswick pastor sentenced to probation
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) â€” 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. Â Â Â Â
01, Apr 2014 - June 13 likely deadline for railroad blast claims
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) â€” 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. Â Â Â Â
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 ...