(NEW YORK) -- An ongoing heat wave is moving east, threatening states from Maine to Texas. It will be another day of record-breaking temperatures for Texans. Abilene, Waco and San Antonio are under excessive heat warnings, according to the National Weather Service. San Antonio reached 107... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state of Maine must allow parents who receive taxpayer-funded tuition assistance payments to use them at religious schools, saying a ban on the practice had violated the First Amendment. The decision is a significant expansion of... Read More.
(AUGUSTA, Maine) -- A Maine resident has died from a rare but potentially dangerous tick-borne illness, health officials said. The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it has confirmed a fatal case of Powassan virus, an illness spread by the bite of... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Twenty-four states, from California to Maine, are on alert for extreme cold, freezing rain, heavy snow and avalanche danger on Tuesday. Western storms, which brought snow to parts of California and the West are headed east, bringing an icy mix, severe weather... Read More.
(PORTLAND, Maine) -- Hundreds of people in Portland, Maine, turned up Thursday to watch an unprecedented event unfold in local election history: The winner of an open city council seat was chosen by chance, by drawing a name out of a wooden bowl. None of... Read More.
(OGUNQUIT, Maine) -- In the cold autumn rain, as residents of this seaside resort town sort their paper, plastic and aluminum into community dumpsters, Steve Twombly uses a fishing net affixed to a six-foot-pole to scoop out recyclable misfits and debris that belongs in... Read More.
(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) -- A Bulgarian national who was arrested Thursday faces hate crime offenses for setting several fires at a predominately Black church in Springfield, Massachusetts, last year. Dushko Vulchev, who is a naturalized U.S. citizen living in Maine, demonstrated a "hatred of Black people,"... Read More.
BY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- The Unversity of Maine men's basketball team has opted out of the remainder of the season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The team made the decision of February 12 and it was supported by the school's... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(AUGUSTA) -- As frustration mounts over slow COVID-19 vaccine rollouts at CVS and Walgreens around the country, Maine has been shifting supplies away from chain pharmacies to independent ones.This week, the state transferred 975... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Sara Gideon conceded to Sen. Susan Collins Wednesday afternoon in the fierce Senate race in Maine.The Democratic challenger delivered a four-minute concession speech that was live-streamed."Mainers rallied around our... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL and ELLA TORRES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 795,000 people worldwide.Over 22.9 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the... Read More.