AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The chair of a bipartisan redistricting commission said proposed maps developed by Republicans and Democrats will likely be released in a week or two, ahead of a Sept. 27 deadline.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — An attorney who declined to be vaccinated for COVID-19 had to wear a mask during a trial this week after losing an appeal to the state supreme court.
Darrick X. Banda, who likened the mask to “a dunce cap,” said the timing of new court rules this month didn't give him time to be vaccinated, even if he'd wanted to do so.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's supreme court has upheld a 40-year prison sentence imposed on a man who killed his roommate in Old Orchard Beach.
Dustan Bentley pleaded guilty to murder in the death of 65-year-old William Popplewell, who was beaten, stabbed and strangled with a ligature.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Senate on Thursday confirmed a veteran district court judge as the new chief justice of the state's highest court.
Valerie Stanfill will take over as chief of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court and oversee operations in the Maine Judicial Branch.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Social media posts can represent a violation of a protection order, the state's highest court ruled on Tuesday, affirming the conviction of a man who made threats on Facebook...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's high court this week ordered a lower court to explain why potential jail time for any future hate crimes he might commit would be justified for a Turner man convicted of twice ramming into the car of a man he believed was gay...