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At Least Four Dead In Apartment Fire Near Maine College Campus

Fire swept through a two-apartment building near the University of Southern Maine’s commuter campus on Saturday morning, killing four people and critically injuring one, authorities said. They were still trying to account for several people.

11/01/2014

Reporters set up positions across the street from the home Kaci Hickox shares with her boyfriend in Kent, Maine. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Compromise Efforts Stall For Quarantined Maine Nurse

Nurse Kaci Hickox is publicly challenging a quarantine order by the state of Maine. Gov. Paul LePage insists he will enforce the order.

10/30/2014

Health care workers are seen walking inside University Hospital in Newark where Nurse Kaci Hickox is quarantined on Oct. 27, 2014 in Newark, N.J. Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Maine Governor: I’m Ready To Exercise ‘Full Extent’ Of Authority Against Nurse

A nurse who vowed to defy Maine’s voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for an hour-long bike ride.

10/30/2014

Health care workers are seen walking inside University Hospital in Newark where Nurse Kaci Hickox is quarantined on Oct. 27, 2014 in Newark, N.J. Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Maine Nurse: ‘There Is No Way I Would Give You Ebola’

State police plan to monitor the movements and interactions of a nurse who vowed to defy the state’s quarantine for health care workers who treat Ebola patients, but troopers cannot take her into custody without a judge’s permission.

10/30/2014

Health care workers are seen walking inside University Hospital in Newark where Nurse Kaci Hickox is quarantined on Oct. 27, 2014 in Newark, N.J. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Maine Governor Seeking Legal Authority To Enforce Quarantine Of Nurse

Maine Gov. Paul LePage says the state is working with health officials to seek legal authority to enforce the quarantine of a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Africa.

10/29/2014

Health care workers are seen walking inside University Hospital in Newark where Nurse Kaci Hickox is quarantined on Oct. 27, 2014 in Newark, N.J. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Maine Nurse Who Treated Ebola Patients In West Africa Won’t Observe State’s Quarantine

Health officials said Tuesday they’re prepared to legally enforce the state’s “voluntary” quarantine on health care workers who’ve treated Ebola patients.

10/29/2014

Booking photo of Carrie Gipson. (credit: Cumberland County Sheriff's Department)

‘Hello Kitty’ Arrested On Drunken Driving Charge

Police say a Maine woman who was pulled over while wearing a Hello Kitty costume was arrested on a drunken driving charge.

10/28/2014

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One Connecticut Man Drowns In Maine Lake; Second Makes It To Shore

Authorities say rough waters swamped a small boat on a Maine Lake, pitching two Connecticut men into the choppy water, including one who drowned.

10/11/2014

File photo of a python. (credit: MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Women Find Python In The Trunk Of Their Rental Car

Police say two women opened the trunk of their rental car to retrieve their luggage and were greeted by a snake.

09/25/2014

James Laurita, 56, was apparently stepped on by two elephants an animal sanctuary in Maine. (Photo by Ivan Lieman/AFP/Getty Images)

Founder Of Elephant Facility Crushed By Animal

James Laurita, 56, opened a sanctuary in Maine for retired circus elephants.

09/10/2014

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