Courts and Crime

Police in Maine have arrested a school district's former top finance official on two counts of possession of sexually explicit material.

BIDDEFORD, Maine - Court filings show a Maine landlord who killed two tenants in 2012 had threatened to shoot one in front of a police officer, but officers never asked if he had a gun.

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A Superior Court jury has found that an anti-abortion activist from Lisbon violated the Maine Civil Rights Act by yelling so loudly outside a Planned Parenthood facility in Portland that he disrupted patients and workers inside.

A Maine man charged in the sexual assault and murder of a woman in Alaska in a long-unsolved cold case has pleaded not guilty.

A Maine game warden who was charged with assaulting a concertgoer is facing additional charges of unlawful sexual touching and disorderly conduct.

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A Maine man has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault and murder charges in the death of a woman at the University of Alaska Fairbanks 26 years ago.

BELFAST, Maine - A Maine woman charged in the fatal beating of her 10-year-old daughter wants prosecutors to return seven cellphones that her attorneys believe contain evidence that could exonerate her.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Closing arguments are scheduled Tuesday in the trial of a West Virginia man accused of gunning down a motorist on Interstate 81 more than 5{ years ago.

A Maine court has upheld a city's tax on solar panels that seven families challenged in court.

A Maine man whose wife was slain inside of a supermarket two years ago is appealing a federal court's dismissal of his lawsuit against the grocery chain.

A Maine judge is ordering a 21-year-old man held without bail in the wake of his arrest stemming from a fatal shooting in a parking lot.

BATH, Maine - A former school bus driver who police say took cellphone photos up the skirts of six female children is set to appear in Maine court.

A 21-year-old Auburn man was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with murder in the shooting death of a 41-year-old Turner man.

Jean Fournier was shot in a Walmart parking lot Saturday evening in Auburn. The Lewiston Sun Journal is reporting that Gage Dalphonse was taken into custody.

Eight people face federal charges after they were arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents near Mars Hill last week. Seven have been charged with illegal entry into the U.S., and the eighth with bringing in and harboring certain aliens, a felony under federal law.

AUGUSTA, Maine - A judge has ruled one of three teenage boys charged in the strangling and stabbing of a Maine woman can be prosecuted as an adult.