Spate of whale entanglements could inform regulations

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A recent spate of entanglements of rare whales off of New England could help shape future regulations to preserve the endangeredRead More

APNewsBreak: Another prep school finds sex abuse in its past

Another elite boarding school is reporting past sexual misconduct by teachers. The Pomfret School in Connecticut says an independent investigation has found several teachers engagedRead More

Providence police receive federal grant for body cameras

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – All of Providence’s uniformed police officers will soon be outfitted with body cameras after the city secured a $375,000 grant fromRead More

LePage’s documents don’t back up claims on blacks, Hispanics

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage has released his informal documentation on drug arrests and they don’t back up his claim that out-of-stateRead More

Mixed martial arts fighters sent to prison for sex assaults

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A professional mixed martial arts fighter from Connecticut convicted of molesting a girl over several years has been sentenced to 30Read More

Woman starts petition to save coyote in R.I.

AQUIDNECK ISLAND, R.I. (WHDH) — Thousands of people have signed an online petition to save a neighborhood coyote in Rhode Island. The coyote, named Cliff,Read More

Judge OKs Curt Schilling settlement over video game company

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A judge has approved a settlement with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling over a $75 million deal with RhodeRead More

Authorities investigating after 20 golf carts torched

POLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities are investigating after all 20 golf carts at a golf course in Maine were set ablaze. The State Fire Marshal’sRead More

Affidavit: Coach admitted to sexual relations with student

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Court documents say a girls’ track team coach told investigators he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old high school studentRead More

Prosecutor: Driver in fatal hayride crash knew brakes faulty

BATH, Maine (AP) — A prosecutor told jurors he intends to show that a Jeep driver involved in a fatal Halloween-themed hayride crash knew theRead More