The claim was reminiscent of Joe McCarthy's 1950s charges that communists had infiltrated the top ranks of the U.S. government.
Megan Waterman's body, along with nine others, have been found on a remote beach parkway on Long Island.
The juror was dismissed Wednesday, a day after a Standish man was charged with jury tampering for telling one of the jurors to "hang" the defendant.
Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity has become the second cable news host whose involvement in the Trayvon Martin shooting case has gone beyond merely talking about it on the air.
"Obviously it's not the way we wanted to start," starting pitcher Jon Lester said.
The police audiotape is played today in the northern Maine trial of Thayne Ormsby, who is charged in the stabbing deaths of two adults and a 10-year-old boy.
Zimmerman chased and shot an unarmed Florida teenager, in a case that has divided the nation.
Want to calculate how much you could owe in student loans after graduating from a particular college? A new website provides tools to help with the math.
The proposal, which drew opposition from open records advocates, went down by a 34-0 Senate vote today
The program provides loans at 4.99 percent interest for energy conservation projects that meet a minimum energy-saving threshold.
Police tesitified that Lynn Crossman, 24, said she hit her son for crying while she was arguing with her parents on the phone.
AUGUSTA — Water service will be out for some customers along Water Street today as a section of an old water main is replaced.
Bruins forward Nathan Horton is expected to miss the playoffs because of a concussion. During last year's Stanley Cup run, Horton had three game-winning goals.
Linda Dolloff, the Standish woman convicted of beating her husband with a baseball bat, also alleges the judge erred in allowing certain evidence and statements at her trial.
The antitrust suit says Apple and publishers illegally conspired to raise electronic-book prices, costing consumers millions of dollars.
Melissa Corey, a cook at Duckfat in Portland, is the second Mainer to win on this reality TV show.
Farmington police arrest Brian Sweeney, 31, on charges of burglary and aggravated assault. Shari L. Dupree, 31, was arrested on Monday.
A neighbor reported an ice cream truck driving through an area without children, prompting a police stop.
Firefighters and nervous residents initially feared that today's fire was the fifth in a string of suspicious fires and that the arsonist had expanded his targeted territory.
A police official says the confrontation with the fired driver was the result of a dispute over severance pay.
The landlord says the club owners already owe him more than $34,000 in rent, taxes and heating oil just two months after it opened.
Reducing reliance on fossil fuels will make the military more efficient and save lives, officials say, noting that many casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan involve convoys hauling fuel to battle areas.
Americans face nearly seven months of hard-hitting jabs and counterpunches between the two parties' standard-bearers.
This year's show includes more than 170 exhibitors inside the civic center auditorium, and outside in the parking lot.
Zach Tomaselli, 23, pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a boy who attended a Maine camp where Tomaselli was a counselor.
An 8.6 earthquake in the ocean prompted a tsunami alert, causing tens of thousands of residents flee to higher ground.
MANCHESTER -- A man suffered second- and third-degree burns Tuesday in an explosion that occurred while he was attempting to saw an old fuel tank in half.
MONMOUTH -- Gustavo Duran and his son Michael are thankful to be alive after escaping unscathed from a fire that destroyed their Pleasant Street home early Tuesday morning.
AUGUSTA -- The Maine State Employees Association is concerned that the state is hiring private contractors for too many jobs without notifying the union.
HALLOWELL -- State regulators on Tuesday approved a multi-million-dollar deal that could fund construction of hundreds of wind turbines in Maine and the Northeast, despite a staff recommendation to reject the proposal.
SOUTH CHINA -- Linda Martin figures she's probably out the roughly $800 she paid Pinkham's Corner Fuel this winter for heating oil she didn't get, but still counts herself among the lucky ones.
CHELSEA -- Town officials hope volunteers will stop by the Town Office to pick up nomination papers for seven open seats on the new Board of Assessment Review.
CHINA -- Selectmen have agreed unenthusiastically to put a home occupations ordinance on the June ballot, while a proposed revamping of the shoreland septic system compliance program remains in limbo.
AUGUSTA -- A scaled-down version of Gov. Paul LePage's $38 million supplemental budget that makes less severe cuts to General Assistance will come before the Legislature this week.
AUGUSTA -- In a whirlwind meeting Tuesday, the Legislature's Transportation Committee heard testimony on, debated and passed a bill to deter irresponsible driving among teens.
AUGUSTA -- Questioning why lawmakers weren't told sooner about costly computer problems in the Department of Health and Human Services, a legislative panel voted unanimously Tuesday to authorize an investigation of the department.
AUGUSTA -- A woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to a series of theft charges, including one in which she clogged a toilet in Rite Aid in Waterville with packaging from items that she had shoplifted from the store.