Lottery winner sues mother of his child, saying she told his relatives about his prize money

LEBANON, Maine (AP) — A man who won one of the largest lottery payments in U.S. history has filed a federal lawsuit against the motherRead More

Maine island that was site of eviction of historic mixed-race community added to national register

An island along the coast of Maine that was home to a mixed-race fishing community later forcibly removed by the state has been added toRead More

Commission investigating Lewiston mass shooting seeks to subpoena shooter’s military records

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — An independent commission investigating the mass shooting that killed 18 people in Maine last month moved Monday to seek subpoena powerRead More

Maine lobsterman jumps from boat to help rescue a driver from a car submerged in a bay

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A lobsterman in Maine jumped from a boat into the water to help save a driver trapped in a sinking car,Read More

A Texas woman convicted of killing pro cyclist ‘Mo’ Wilson is sentenced to 90 years in prison

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury on Friday sentenced a woman to 90 years in prison for the May 2022 shooting death of risingRead More

Harvest of horseshoe crabs, used for medicine and bait, to be limited to protect rare bird

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Interstate fishing regulators are limiting the harvest of a primordial species of invertebrate to try to help rebuild its population andRead More

File-transfer software data breach affected 1.3M individuals, says Maine officials

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The state of Maine has begun notifying people whose personal information was included in a data breach impacting as many asRead More

5-year-old girl reported missing in Providence found dead after search

A 5-year-old girl who was reported missing in Providence late Wednesday night has been found dead, police say. Naomi Thomas was reported missing after sheRead More

Democrat Gabe Amo becomes Rhode Island’s first Black candidate elected to Congress

Democrat Gabe Amo defeated Republican Gerry Leonard to win Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District seat Tuesday, becoming the state’s first Black candidate elected to Congress.Read More

Rhode Island could elect its first Black representative to Congress

Rhode Island voters could make history Tuesday by electing the state’s first Black representative to Congress or return the seat last held by Republicans inRead More