A Maine man is now facing child pornography charges after TBI officials say he exchanged inappropriate texts with an East Tennessee girl. TBI says 39-year-old Jermany Scott Claus requested nude images of a girl in Athens. The victim sent several photos to him through text messages. Police in Maine seized electronics and images of the girl from Claus' home in Kittery, Maine, which is ...
A group of southern Maine police chiefs gathered Tuesday morning to oppose a bill that would allow most Mainers to carry concealed weapons without filing for a ...
- The next commander of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is about to take charge. After 3½ years at the helm, Capt. L. Bryant Fuller will step down in a ceremony Friday. He is to be relieved by Capt. William Greene, who serves as the military deputy for shipyard operations at the Naval Sea Systems Command. Greene, a native of Ann Arbor, Mich., has served in numerous engineering and combat ...
BANGOR, Maine — A 20-year-old Orono man was charged Tuesday with murder in connection with the death of Nichole Cable, a 15-year-old girl from Glenburn. Police discovered a body they believe is Cable’s on Monday night in a wooded area of Old ...
USA Telephone has been planning to end its service next month, but Fairpoint shuts down the transmission lines USA used because the company stopped paying to use ...
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This June 2012 photo provided by the Penobscot County Jail via Maine State Police shows Kyle Dube, of Orono, Maine. Dube, 20, was charged Tuesday, May 21, 2013 with murder in the death of Nichole Cable, who was last seen May 12, 2013. Police say a body found in the woods on Monday night is likely that of the high school student. (AP Photo/Penobscot County Jail via Maine State ...
In this March 2011 file photo, Joseph Ponte speaks with Rodney Bouffard, then-Superintendent of the Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland at the facility. Ponte has named Bouffard warden of the Maine State ...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Even though Gov. Paul LePage's office made it clear Wednesday he'll veto a bill to pay off a $484 million debt to Maine hospitals because of an amendment to expand Medicaid, Democrats professed hope the Republican governor will relent and considered passage a ...
US Representative Carol Shea-Porter of New Hampshire has introduced an amendment that would protect pipeline activity between Portland, Maine, and Montreal. The amendment introduced Tuesday would protect environmental interests from being affected by pending legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry 800,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta across six US states to the ...
Vice Adm. Kevin M. McCoy, commander of Naval Sea Systems Command, will preside over the change of command ceremony and give the keynote speech ...
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The Maine Association of Realtors says sales of existing single-family homes in Maine jumped 14 percent in April compared to a year earlier, and the median sales price increased 4 ...
Wed May 22, 2013 1:12pm EDT * Maine pipeline plan hinges on flows to Montreal * Recent spills inflame Canadian oil debate * Towns oppose oil sands, line passes through tourist zone By Dave Sherwood SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine, May 22 (Reuters) - The little-known operator of a pipeline linking Montreal and Maine is studying how to make the line the first route to get Canadian oil sands crude to an ...
- The Maine Senate has given final approval to a bill that repeals a requirement for a feasibility study on the proposed east-west highway. The Senate's final approval Tuesday sent the bill, L.D. 985, ...
President Obama's proposal to make preschool universally accessible is being pushed on the federal level, six states in the country - Florida, Georgia, Oklahoma, Illinois, New York, and West Virginia - are already working on such ...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine lawmakers who look to take up lobbying after their state service would be subject to new rules in a bill approved by the Legislature is signed by the ...
The Senate on Tuesday agreed with the House and voted to kill a bill that labeled the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 a violation of the United States Constitution, and null and void in ...
By STEPHEN SINGERAP Business Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A group of economists says New England is recovering from the worst recession in decades, with the strongest gains in Massachusetts and Vermont, while Rhode Island and Maine lag. The New England Economic Partnership said Wednesday that external factors such as Europe's recession and federal spending cuts made in Washington are ...
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's Gambling Control Board has ruled that the Oxford Casino won't be asked to apply for a new operator's license if a sale to the company that owns the home of the Kentucky Derby is approved.Oxford Casino owners announced the $160 million sale in March to Churchill Downs Incorporated Properties, the parent company of Churchill Downs Racetrack.Oxford Casino ...
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) - Somerset County has sued the state prisons board in an attempt to get payment of more than $280,000 the county says it is owed for operations at the county ...
- Two more Maine municipalities have been designated as "business-friendly" by the state. The Department of Economic and Community Development says Presque Isle and Richmond have made the grade to be certified as business-friendly communities. Twenty Maine towns and cities have earned the designation since the program was launched a little over a year ago. Those deemed as ...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The former executive director of a Maine nonprofit that serves the poor has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in federal prison for stealing $900,000 from the ...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed a bill that would have banned smoking at all public university and college campuses in ...
WINSLOW, Maine (AP) - Three businesses, a nonprofit and a new venture are being named as this year’s winners of the Governor’s Awards for Environmental ...
The independent senator is holding what he calls a ‘‘Capitol Class’’ with students on Wednesday as part of his effort to digitally connect with as many Maine high schools as possible while in ...
Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday signed a bipartisan bill that will require public school personnel to receive training in suicide prevention and awareness. The measure was sponsored by Rep. Paul Gilbert, D-Jay, and co-sponsored a broad contingent of lawmakers. It passed unanimously in the Legislature. LePage announced Tuesday that he would use $44,000 from his contingency account to support ...
Select images available for purchase in theMaine Today Photo Store Their fear turned to anguish Tuesday when Maine State Police announced they had charged a 20-year-old Orono man with her murder. Kyle Dube's arrest came a day after a game warden with a search dog found the remains of a female believed to be Cable, in woods along the Stillwater River, just off Route 43 in Old Town. Dube, who ...
After a daylong discussion, the eel management board of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission decided Tuesday to delay the vote until August to gather more information about baby glass eels, known as elvers. Options under consideration include keeping the status quo, establishing quotas, or shutting the fishery ...
Maine Education Association representatives said those measures should count no more than 10 percent, while the Maine School Boards Association and the Maine School Superintendents Association recommended a floor of 15 percent, with the ceiling to be determined locally. Much remains to be determined in the state framework for educators' evaluations and the systems that school districts must ...
- The Maine Senate advanced a bill aimed at addressing the state’s so-called "skills gap" on Monday, but it faces a hurdle before passage because of its ...
AUGUSTA, Maine -- The Maine House has approved a bill that would pay off Maine's $484 million debt to the state's hospitals, agreeing to go along with a Democrat-backed amendment calling for the state to accept federal money to expand Medicaid to roughly 70,000 people.After a debate that went on for about four hours, the bill won approval by an 87-57 vote Tuesday night. The vote ...
– An interstate fisheries commission postponed a decision Tuesday on whether to scale back or even shut down the highly profitable baby eel fishery in Maine and South Carolina after members decided they needed more time to weigh ...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Gov. Paul R. LePage has signed a bill into law that will make sure staff at Maine schools are trained in suicide education and ...
After a daylong discussion, the eel management board of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission decided Tuesday to delay the vote until August to gather more information about baby glass eels, known as elvers. Options under consideration include keeping the status quo, establishing quotas or shutting the fishery ...
email@example.com Staff Writer Two New York-based private investment firms agreed to buy a controlling interest in Twin Rivers Paper Co. Inc. for an undisclosed price. Blue Wolf Capital Partners and Atlas Holdings said they have track records of working with forest products companies in North America. They agreed to acquire the controlling stake from Brookfield Asset Management Inc. The ...
The bill's sponsor said doing away with concealed-weapon permits would free up police chiefs for other matters and would allow owners to carry their guns ...
Blue Wolf Capital Partners and Atlas Holdings announced Wednesday they have reached an agreement to buy a controlling interest in Twin Rivers Paper Co. from Brookfield Asset Management, based in ...
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A man has been beaten to death by police officers in the United States.
The unarmed man was severely beaten with batons and fists following a call from a hospital, which had complained of a man being drunk near the premises.
Officers attended Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, California, where David Sal Silva, the 33-year-old father of four young children, had allegedly been causing a disturbance.
A group of police officers fell upon Silva after he allegedly resisted arrest.
Witnesses said extra police waded in to beat him in in the face and upper body.
Silva later had trouble breathing and was wheeled into the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses who had filmed Silva and the police in a scuffle later had their mobile phones confiscated by some of the officers.
They said he had been begging for his life during the beating.
A lawyer for the family has asked that the mobile phones not be tampered with as the video evidence will be used in an investigation.
Meanwhile, President Obama has lauded the bravery and devotion of more than 40 police officers at a White House ceremony.
Speaking to the hand-picked group, he said: "We don't always get that opportunity to stand and applaud the men and women who keep us safe. ...
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