Our project, “Unsafe Homes: Children in Peril,” put a spotlight on the issue. A legislative advocate for children is optimistic about pending reforms.
Lawmakers returning to Augusta this month may recommend enacting a bill to open the state’s first trial-level public defender office.
As Roger McCord’s retirement nears, he takes a look back at some of Chasing Maine’s best moments.
State officials filed a civil lawsuit against Fairfield & Associates and managing attorney Amy Fairfield for bad billing practices.
Maine Monitor podcasts cover a variety of topics and spotlight Mainers from all walks of life that shape Maine.
A rodeo clown discusses what it’s like to partake in the most dangerous eight seconds in sports.
The damage to babies and children in the state is causing mild learning disabilities, damaging neurological conditions … and deaths.
The advocates say assessments done in Maine child protective cases are not thorough and continue to leave children at risk in their homes.
Two Maine babies and two toddlers died during May through August of 2021 due to suspected abuse by their parents. The four child homicides in three months set a state record. Barbara Walsh explores the recent homicides in a new series.
Maddox Williams, born to parents battling drug and alcohol addictions, didn’t live to age 4. His mother is charged with his murder.
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