Navy warship sunk by German sub in WWII finally located

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (AP) — A private dive team has located the last U.S. Navy warship to be sunk by a German submarine in World War II, just a few miles (kilometers) off the coast of Maine. ...

Africans flee to South America on dangerous journey to US

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — When an armed conflict erupted in his village in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Blaise Matshieba Nduluyele fled from the carnage. Hundreds of people, including some of his re...

E-bikes, growing in popularity, befuddle regulators

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Gordon Goodwin and his wife are rediscovering their passion for bicycling in their senior years thanks to new electric-assist bikes. The electric motors provide a gentle kick,...

Late Hawaii senator's widow christens warship bearing name

BATH, Maine (AP) — A Hawaii delegation brought a tropical flair to a state known for cold weather as a Navy destroyer bearing the name of the late Sen. Daniel Inouye was christened Saturday at Bath Ir...

Maine man convicted of killing sheriff's deputy

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A man accused of placing a gun to the neck of a sheriff's deputy and pulling the trigger was convicted of murder Tuesday after a trial that focused on his state of mind. ...

Collins casts 7,000th Senate vote as reelection race looms

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican Susan Collins has taken her 7,000th consecutive vote in the U.S. Senate as she gears up for what is expected to be a competitive reelection race in 2020. ...

Poland Spring to use 100% recycled plastic for bottles

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Poland Spring announced Monday a plan to use 100% recycled plastic for all its noncarbonated water containers, a move that comes amid growing concern about plastic pollution. ...

More states aim to knock air out of festive balloon launches

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The tradition of releasing balloons at weddings, birthdays and memorials may soon get deflated by lawmakers in more than half a dozen states. Critics say the h...

LBJ's daughters christen warship bearing his name in Maine

BATH, Maine (AP) — Former President Lyndon B. Johnson's daughters have christened a stealthy warship that bears his name by smashing bottles of Champagne on it. Lynda Bird Johnson Ro...

Judge: Jail must provide drug used in opioid treatment

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A federal judge ordered a Maine jail to provide medication-assisted treatment to an inmate who says it's necessary to keep her opioid addiction in remission, a ruling that a civ...

LL Bean pleased with 2018 performance, awards bonuses

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean enjoyed a small increase in sales in the past year, enough so that it's restoring for its 5,400 eligible workers, officials said Friday. The Maine-ba...

Mayor's racist text causes pain in Maine home to refugees

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A mayor's resignation amid turmoil that included the disclosure of a racist text message is renewing tensions in a Maine city that has grappled with diversity since the arrival ...

4 senators push resolution to halt Trump's border emergency

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Four Republican and Democratic senators are introducing a resolution to block President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to build a barrier at the U.S.-Mexico border. ...

Despite suit, effort for Robert Indiana museum is advancing

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Despite costly litigation embroiling pop artist Robert Indiana's estate, the foundation tasked with transforming the reclusive artist's home into an art museum is moving forward...

Gov. Mills signs onto power line after CMP sweetens pot

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Central Maine Power's new package of incentives has won Democratic Gov. Janet Mills' support for a 145-mile transmission line to supply Canadian hydropower to consumers in Massa...