Portland Press Herald

Lawsuit accuses Portland police officer of excessive force

The Portland Police Department had already cleared Officer Eric McCusker of any wrongdoing before the lawsuit was filed, his attorney says.

Election officials won't investigate Cumberland County sheriff's race

Sheriff Kevin Joyce alleged that his primary opponent Michael Edes coordinated with a political action committee that has spent $100,000 to influence the race.

Circus performers rehearse for Old Port Festival: Video

Circus Atlantic, a division of the Circus Conservatory of America, rehearses for upcoming shows at the festival in downtown Portland.

Portland High School celebrates 2014 graduates

Outfitted in blue and white robes, student speakers encourage their classmates to emulate positive role models and embrace the unknown.

Maine cancels new 10-year marketing contract with state liquor distributor

The state says Pine State Trading provided ‘inaccurate information’ regarding its marketing activities in New Hampshire.

UNH student twice said ‘no’ to man who raped, killed her, witness says

The trial of Seth Mazzaglia pauses after Kathryn McDonough sobs uncontrollably as she describes the murder of Elizabeth ‘Lizzi’ Marriott.

Maine among states warming up the fastest, analysis shows

Temperatures in the Northeast and Southwest have increased more than other U.S. regions in the last 30 years.

LePage seeks authority to investigate federal VA hospital

He is one of six Republican governors who sent a letter to President Obama requesting permission for their states to look into veterans’ facilities.

Read the governors' letter to President Obama

The six Republican governors ask for permission to investigate VA facilities in their states.

Potato plant in Mars Hill to double size

Naturally Potatoes says the expansion will allow it to process 50 million pounds of Maine potatoes next year.