February 17, 2012 RSS feed / Maine

Man sentenced for identity theft, fraud

PORTLAND (AP) — A 52- year- old Portland man has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for stealing another man’s identity and fraudulently obtaining nearly $200,000 of government benefits, including financial assistance for housing, he More...

Ex-Gardiner councilor charged in shooting

GARDINER (AP) — A former Gardiner city councilor is facing charges after allegedly firing several shots from a high-powered rifle at his ex-girlfriend's truck as she stood nearby. More...

Hermon shooting leaves one man dead

HERMON ( AP) — Maine State Police say one of the two men shot after allegedly trying to force their way into an apartment in central Maine has died. More...

Maine man, 26, dies in Cornish accident

CORNISH ( AP) — A 26- year-old Maine man has died after his car veered off the road and crashed into a large rock in the York County town of Cornish. The York Sheriff ’s Office says Brenden Lowenberg was killed at about 2:30 p.m. More...

Relative challenges father of missing girl

WATERVILLE (AP) — The grandfather of a toddler who went missing two months ago in Maine is challenging the girl’s father to explain what happened to the youngster. More...

Lawmaker: Cut off pensions of criminals

AUGUSTA (AP) — A state lawmaker thinks public employees convicted of crimes should forfeit their state pensions. Alna Republican Les Fossel has proposed legislation that would put Maine in line with at least 15 other states. More...