Legislature Overrides Governor's Budget Veto

AUGUSTA - Maine lawmakers voted to override Governor Paul Lepage's budget veto, avoiding a state government shutdown. Both the House and Senate exceeded the two-thirds vote which was required to override the Governor's veto and enact the 2 year budget. And with that July 1st deadline quickly approaching, both sides of the aisle say it was time to compromise.

Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA

The United State Supreme Court has done it again, ruling on a landmark case.  The High Court has struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, as well as dismissed Proposition 8 out of California. 

Murderer killed

The death of a Maine state prison inmate has been ruled a homicide. 57 year old Alan Powell was killed last night after getting attacked by another inmate at the prison in Warren. Powell was serving a life sentence for raping and killing an elderly woman in Waterville in 1989. Authorities say he was attacked by 42 year old Guy Hunnewell who was also serving a life sentence for murdering his girlfriend in Fairfield in 1997. Hunnewell remains at the state prison and a grand jury will consider whether he'll face new charges.

Hermon Accident Leaves One Injured

HERMON - A two vehicle crash in Hermon caused injuries and damage earlier tonight. It happened at the Sports Arena on Outer Hammond Street.

Farmer's Market Discount Sees Continued Community Support

BANGOR - For the second summer in a row, fresh fruits and vegetables will be more readily available to low income Mainers, as community members are pulling together to support local farmers markets. Our Erin Thomas explains.

Disaster Drill in Bangor

BANGOR - Early Tuesday morning, this Bangor pharmacy looked like a crime scene.

Body of child found

State police are investigating the death of a toddler in Stetson. The body of 2 1/2 year old Loh Grenda was found in her mothers car. The mother, Leanna Norris has been hospitalized. An autopsy was conducted yesterday, but the results are pending additional testing. Officials say police were called to a home on Mt. Pleasant road around 3 a.m. Monday morning

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