Freeport man charged after 2 men killed in bar shooting

A northern Illinois man faces murder charges in the fatal shootings of two men at a Cedarville bar
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Freeport man charged with murder in deadly bar shooting

A northern Illinois man faces murder charges in the fatal shootings of two men at a Cedarville bar
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Former teacher sentenced to 8 years for sex with student

A former teacher at a private Christian school has pleaded guilty to having sex with a 15-year-old student and is going to prison for eight years
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A Tale of Two Arenas: Islanders fans prefer the Coliseum

Barclays Center is newer, sleeker, and has the better variety of food options, but New York Islanders fans prefer the renovated old Nassau Coliseum
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Couple sentenced for tax fraud, MaineCare fraud

A former Maine couple that ran companies to transport clients with disabilities have been sentenced for defrauding MaineCare and filing false tax returns
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Giant ice disk equipped with webcam after surviving storm

Maine's giant spinning ice disk that quickly gained international fame survived the weekend winter weather that pummeled New England and now has its own webcam.
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Giant ice disk gets devoted livestream after storm survival

Maine's giant spinning ice disk that quickly gained international fame survived the weekend winter weather that pummeled New England and now has its own webcam.
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Coast Guard: 31 rescued from disabled boat off the Bahamas

The U.S. Coast Guard has returned 31 people to dry land after their vessel became disabled in the waters off the Bahamas
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Founder of Dead Poets Society is published, posthumously

The late founder of the Dead Poets Society of America can be inducted to the society of fallen bards now that he's now a published poet
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LL Bean sharpens focus on outdoor philanthropy

L.L. Bean is backing its renewed focus on the outdoors by doubling its charitable giving and channeling all of the new dollars to outdoors-oriented nonprofits.
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Jesuits in Northeast post list of priests accused of abuse

The governing body for the Jesuit order in the northeastern United States has released a list of 50 priests who have been credibly accused of sexual misconduct
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Tourism efforts in Maine get a boost

Maine's tourism agency says its awarded over $46,000 to efforts to bring new visitors to the state
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Search suspended for child, suspected smuggler off Florida

The U.S. Coast Guard has stopped searching for a 9-year-old Haitian child and a suspected migrant smuggler in the waters off Florida
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Western New Mexico University partners with mining company

Western New Mexico University is working with international mining company Freeport-McMoRan on a mission to prepare welders for work in Grant County's Chino and
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Coast Guard continues search for missing boaters off Florida

The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing its search for two people missing off a boat off Florida's Atlantic Coast
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A president and a first lady among Mainers who died in 2018

A president and first lady who spent summers in Maine, an enigmatic artist, a lover of poetry and an ice cream company founder are among notable Mainers who die
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US fossil fuel exports spur growth, climate worries

The boom in U.S. fossil-fuel production has been matched by a rush on the other side of the Pacific to build the tankers needed to help supply the seemingly unq
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Priest named in Pennsylvania church sex abuse probe jailed

A Roman Catholic priest from western Pennsylvania is headed to state prison and is the first person sentenced to incarceration as a result of a grand jury inves
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Indonesia gains majority ownership of giant Freeport mine

Indonesia finalizes the transfer of majority control over a giant gold and copper mine from Freeport-McMoRan in a long-awaited deal that boosts the president's
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Indonesia owns majority control over Freeport's mine

Indonesia has finalized transfer of majority control over giant gold and copper mine from Freeport-McMoRan
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Texas APSE Class 4A all-state football team

Texas APSE Class 4A all-state football team
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Defamation lawsuit against activist continues in state court

A lawsuit targeting a Maine activist who accuses an orphanage founder of being a serial pedophile is making its way, slowly, through the state court system
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L.L. Bean tops 315,000 orders in a single day

Workers are keeping busy this holiday season at L.L. Bean
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New owners have big plans for Desert of Maine

The new owners of a desert attraction located on the coast of Maine say they are planning big changes
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