Tuesday Apr 22
Former ER doctor in Augusta loses appeal to supreme court
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday refused to clear an emergency room physician of a claim that he had violated a Richmond woman's civil rights by depriving her of liberty without due process and subjecting her to an unreasonable search.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
Sidney, Litchfield sex trafficking busts reflect a change in thinking about prostitution
Key to the difference between sex trafficking and prostitution, especially when vulnerable women are targeted, is who is in control, according to District Attorney Maeghan Maloney.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Dogs compete in agility competition in West Gardiner
Around 100 dogs spent their Saturday jumping over candy cane-striped plastic hurdles and dashing through tunnels as their owners ran alongside, whistling, shouting and pointing where to go on the obstacle course.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
State's high court asked to dismiss Richmond woman's claim
Linda J. Clifford says she was picked up by two state troopers and taken from her home for a second psychiatric evaluation at the same hospital and strip-searched by male security guards.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Used condoms, sex paraphernalia seized in Litchfield raid
State police seized five used condoms from the kitchen trash; sex and drug paraphernalia from a bedroom and bathroom; cellphones of three women; and a list of work hours, names and numbers when they used a warrant to search a Litchfield home last week.
Hallowell road could be closed five months for turnpike bridge project
The city's best link to parts of Farmingdale and Litchfield could be closed for five months or more as part of a $1.6 million bridge project later this year.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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Three charged with running sex trafficking businesses after raids in Sidney, Litchfield
Maine State Police on Thursday charged three people from Kennebec County with promoting sex trafficking after separate raids in Sidney and Litchfield.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Augusta District Court
Matthew H. Barker, 47, of Wales, operating under the influence Oct. 4, 2012, in Litchfield; $500 fine, 90-day license suspension.
West Gardiner roundabout plan moving forward
The state isn't making any major changes to its plan to build a roundabout near the turnpike service plaza on Route 126, but there could soon be changes to signs there to make the area safer.