Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen — some of the most well-worn players in the NBA — have led the Celtics to a commanding 3-1 lead over the younger, more athletic Atlanta Hawks.
A Yemen man intended to board a plane and blow it up, using a more sophisticated device than the 2009 underwear bomber.
Ruth, arguably the greatest baseball player of all time, lived in the 5,000-square-foot house after he was traded to the New York Yankees.
The biggest target appears to be Bald Mountain, but a mining company official said it'll take at least five years to begin.
Police say Saturday's standoff escalated after the Special Reaction Team discovered two assault rifles, a handgun and a hunting rifle in a common area of the building on Cedar Street.
Rita Crundwell, the comptroller of a small Illinois city, allegedly transferred public funds into her personal account for more than 20 years.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also reports that last year's total of 32,310 motor vehicle fatalities was the lowest in more than 60 years.
It likely won't pass, but it's a sample of what Mitt Romney's agenda might look like as president. Romney has promised much more defense spending, and much less money for domestic programs like food aid and health care.
Sanford High School is the only school in Maine that still uses the "Redskins" nickname, which American Indians say is offensive.
Today, a third of people are obese. By 2030, that number will rise to 42 percent. And the health problems caused by that obesity cost taxpayers $150 billion per year.
Among the animals killed were three draft horses. The owner says the fire may have been sparked by a heat lamp.
Police are trying to determine why a Fairfield woman crashed her car into a pizza shop Monday morning.
Police suspect foul play iin the disappearance of an Essex, Vt., couple last seen on June 8, 2011.
Nicolas Sarkozy's meticulously built political career all but collapsed Sunday, as he became the first French one-term president since Valery Giscard d'Estaing lost his re-election bid in 1981.
An art buyer purchased a Robert Indiana-like sculpture for $1.5 million that he says the artist authenticated, but it turns out the sculpture was made by someone else.
The Maine Department of Health and Human Services removed two other children from the house Saturday, including the injured boy's twin brother.
Despite more than $1 million spent against them, the judges decided not to campaign for their jobs to avoid dragging the judiciary into politics.
Hostage and American aid worker Warren Weinstein says he'll be killed unless President Obama agrees to al-Qaida's demands.
Investigators determined that the kits were sold to at least 50 people in San Diego County since 2007 and that four used the kits last year to commit suicide. None was terminally ill.
The structural inspection of the Sara Mildred Long Bridge, or the Route 1 bypass, is scheduled from today through Saturday.
Although local prices are falling faster than they are nationally, the Maine price remains nine cents above the national average.
Police say a female student was sexually assaulted in her dorm room by a stranger on Sunday morning.
The current four-year contract expires May 20, the same day a ratification vote on a new contract is scheduled at the Augusta Civic Center.
Putin's inauguration comes a day after an opposition protest drew more than 20,000 people. When some demonstrators tried to march toward the Kremlin, the protest turned violent.
"My life is in your hands, Mr. President. If you accept the demands, I live; if you don't accept the demands, then I die."
"I'm just 4-foot-8 and 82 pounds, so I don't see why I shouldn't be allowed to play. I don't really care if I'm on a girls' team or a boys' team, I just want to play."
A fire official says a burning mattress blocking the entrance was believed to have been set intentionally.
Racing will be held every Monday, Tuesday and Friday through July 21, with Saturday race cards being held on July 14 and 21.
Coins are being presented to eight women who are veterans of World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War and Persian Gulf war.
The Legislature has given state, higher education and local education officials plenty to work on this summer.
AUGUSTA -- Cases closed between April 19 and May 3, 2012, in Augusta District Court:
Maine hospitals have doubled the amount of free care they provide over the past five years as the weak economy pushed more people out of work, and companies shifted an increasing amount of health care costs onto employees.
AUGUSTA -- A proposal to build a new Augusta Spiritualist Church on Townsend Road has prompted a spirited debate among its potential new neighbors.
WATERVILLE -- Diana Foster is tired of looking at the towering shell of a burned-out house next door.
Patients who may qualify for free medical care often don't know how to get it or are too embarrassed to ask for it.
BELGRADE -- The town will hold a public hearing later this month on the proposal to grant a tax break to a company that wants to build a natural gas pipeline that would pass through town.
AUGUSTA -- A chance to showcase the six Republicans running for the U.S. Senate was thwarted at the GOP convention Sunday when the schedule fell so far behind there was no time for them to speak.
PITTSFIELD -- Like all seniors at Maine Central Institute, Sammy Gachagua is required to do 40 hours of public service during his last year of high school.
AUGUSTA -- After decades dealing with car manufacturers and buyers, John Blouin is bringing his business acumen to a group more likely to use boats.
AUGUSTA -- Gov. Paul LePage urged fellow Republicans at the party convention Sunday to reform welfare, saying structural changes must be made to a system that is "cannibalizing the rest of state government."
Ron Paul supporters Mike Kreamer of Monmouth and his partner Karen Latlippe attended their first Maine Republican Party State Convention this weekend.
AUGUSTA -- The city's latest crime numbers are now just a click away.
AUGUSTA -- In her 18th and final address to a Maine Republican convention, Sen. Olympia Snowe said Sunday the party must stick together to defeat President Obama in November.
Historically, the annual Art Honors celebration at Maine College of Art recognizes leaders in Maine's creative sector.
AUGUSTA -- Chaos. Turmoil. Insane.