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Supermarket Robbery

Supermarket Robbery

| May 14, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Police in Portland are looking for two men who victims say robbed them at gunpoint in the parking lot of a Hannaford supermarket. Police say the arrest occurred at 10:20 p.m. on Wednesday outside the supermarket on Riverside Street. Police say two men approached a vehicle and demanded money while one […]

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Dechaine’s Bid for New Trial Goes to Supreme Court

Dechaine’s Bid for New Trial Goes to Supreme Court

| May 14, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The lawyer for a Maine man convicted of killing a girl in 1988 says DNA evidence is sufficient to require a new trial, while the prosecutor is accusing the defendant of “perpetrating a fraud” with his claims of innocence. Lawyers clashed Thursday before the state supreme court over Dennis Dechaine’s latest […]

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LePage Rolls out Bill to Address ‘Welfare Cliff’

LePage Rolls out Bill to Address ‘Welfare Cliff’

| May 12, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Republican Gov. Paul LePage is promoting a bill that seeks to fix a problem in the welfare system that can discourage recipients from accepting a raise or working more hours. The bill that LePage outlined Tuesday seeks to smooth out the so-called “welfare cliff” by ensuring recipients don’t immediately lose all […]

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Man Who Lured Teen to Death is Sentenced

Man Who Lured Teen to Death is Sentenced

| May 8, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A Maine man who used Facebook to lure a 15-year-old girl to her death gets a 60-year prison sentence. A jury convicted 22-year-old Kyle Dube (DOO’-bee) of Orono in March of kidnapping and murder. A prosecutor told the judge Friday that he abducted the victim, Nichole Cable, to have sex with […]

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State Police Investigating Death of Maine Baby Boy

State Police Investigating Death of Maine Baby Boy

| May 8, 2015

MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) – Police say they are investigating the death of a 6-month-old baby boy in Millinocket, Maine. State police spokesman Steve McCausland says an ambulance went to a home in Millinocket on Tuesday night and found the baby unresponsive. WABI-TV ┬áreports state police detectives are interviewing people involved with the family and medical […]

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