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Police arrest man following standoff at Target

Police have arrested a man after a standoff at the Target store in South Portland

Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies

Edward Gough Whitlam, the former Australian Prime Minister who strengthened ties abroad, has died, the Australian government said Monday.

At 98 years old, he was the longest-lived Prime Minister in Australia's history.

He served as the country's 21st...

Grimes and her family's Hugh Jass Burgers

In her race to defeat Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Alison Lundergan Grimes has barnstormed Kentucky, talking up her support for raising the minimum wage and criticizing what she calls the GOP's "war on women."

Man accused of throwing infant son down stairs in child seat

Maine State Police say they arrested a Wayne man Monday morning and charged him with throwing his 3-month-old son down a flight of stairs.


Chihuahua injured after getting caught in hunting trap

A chihuahua named Nacho is recovering after getting caught in a trap that left a gaping hole in his paw.

Candidates for governor step up campaign attacks

Election Day is two weeks from Tuesday, and the political parties and campaigns are in the middle of an all-out advertising assault on mailboxes, telephones, televisions and computers of voters.

The president's club: How golf took over the White House

So often a meeting point for the captains of politics and industry, the golf course has been one of the most popular friends of U.S. leaders since the early part of the 20th century.

Donald Trump months away from 2016 decision

As 2016 hopefuls flock to early caucus states, Donald Trump told an Iowa audience not to count him out -- at least not until he makes his decision about running early next year.

Gas prices continue to plummet in Maine

Gas prices across the state continued to plummet over the past week, according to the price monitoring website GasBuddy.com

Police respond to 3-vehicle crash on Route 302 in Windham

Police are at the scene of a three-vehicle crash on Route 302 in Windham Monday morning.