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Ronald Russell wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Maine's 1st Congressional District

Jun. 11, 2024 23:31 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ronald Russell wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Maine's 1st Congressional District.

Trump-backed candidate Austin Theriault wins primary in Maine district rocked by mass shooting

Jun. 11, 2024 21:41 PM EDT

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Republican state lawmaker Austin Theriault, endorsed by former President Donald Trump, has won the chance to try to unseat one of the most conservative Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives in a Maine district rocked by a mass shooting last year. ...

Austin Theriault wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Maine's 2nd Congressional District

Jun. 11, 2024 20:57 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Austin Theriault wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Maine's 2nd Congressional District.

Man holding a burning gas can charges at police and is fatally shot by a deputy, authorities say

Jun. 11, 2024 07:12 AM EDT

BELFAST, Maine (AP) — A man holding a burning gas can who charged at police was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy, authorities in Maine said. The 65-year-old man called the Waldo County Dispatch Center on Monday afternoon and said he was going to burn down his apartment building...

AP Decision Notes: What to expect in Maine's state primaries

Jun. 10, 2024 15:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maine voters already cast their votes for president, but they’re back at it on Tuesday for the state primary election. This time, voters will choose two nominees who will vie for a U.S. House seat that could be critical to determining which party wins the majority. ...

Lewiston survivors consider looming election as gun control comes to forefront after mass shooting

Jun. 10, 2024 00:56 AM EDT

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Ben Dyer hasn't decided how he'll vote in one of the nation's most closely watched congressional elections this year, but he knows guns will be on his mind when he casts his ballot. And he's pretty sure he won't be the only one. Dyer, a 47-year-old father of...

Driver sentenced to prison for causing fiery crash that claimed 4 lives

Jun. 07, 2024 20:04 PM EDT

ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) — The driver who caused a fiery crash that killed four fellow Maine Maritime Academy students in December 2022 was ordered to serve three years in prison for manslaughter at his sentencing on Friday. Joshua Goncalves-Radding, of North Babylon, New York,...

Documents reveal horror of Maine's deadliest mass shooting

Jun. 07, 2024 18:51 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Thousands of pages of Maine Department of Public Safety documents released Friday include detailed descriptions of the chaos and carnage surrounding the state’s deadliest mass shooting. Officers arrived at the two shooting scenes in Lewiston last October...

More than 3,000 pages of documents released by Maine Department of Public Safety reveal horror of deadly mass shooting

Jun. 07, 2024 18:19 PM EDT
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — More than 3,000 pages of documents released by Maine Department of Public Safety reveal horror of deadly mass shooting.

Police won't bring charges after monster truck accident injures several spectators

Jun. 07, 2024 09:42 AM EDT

TOPSHAM, Maine (AP) — A police investigator concluded no criminal charges were warranted after a lobster-themed monster truck clipped a power line, causing some scary moments with live wires falling to the ground. Two people were taken to hospitals. Several people were injured...