ORONO - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing enlarging its designation of critical habitat in Maine and nationwide, in order to protect an at-risk animal species.
A mistrial has been declared in the case of a woman who was accused of taking part in a family marijuana operation.
The jury in Darlene Ford's trial announced today they were deadlocked and couldn't reach a verdict.
A judge then declared a mistrial.
Ford, along with her husband and sons are accused of growing marijuana in their Monroe home and shipping it to Massachusetts for sale.
She pleaded not guilty to consiring to manufacture more than 100 pot plants and other charges.
James ford will go on trial for his role in the alleged operation next month.
The attorney generals office must now decide if they'll retry Darlene Ford.