Friday Apr 11
New trial denied for Dechaine
Dennis Dechaine, the Maine State Prison inmate serving a lifetime sentence for killing a 12-year-old girl in 1988, has lost a bid for a new trial.
Riverview patient heads back to prison
After almost eight years as a patient at Riverview Psychiatric Center, Michael James was ordered discharged from the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services' commissioner following a day-long court hearing Thursday.
Inmate indicted for murder planned to kill corrections officer
A 35-year-old Maine State Prison inmate was indicted for murder and attempted murder for the stabbing death of a fellow inmate and conspiring to kill a corrections officer.
PBS looks at solitary confinement in Maine prison
The Public Broadcasting Service show ''FRONTLINE'' is going to take viewers into the Maine State Prison for a look at solitary confinement and the effect on inmates.
Re: Inmate sentenced to life for killing man with guitar
Against the advice of his attorneys, a Maine State Prison inmate pleaded no contest to killing a fellow inmate with a guitar and attacking another man with a shovel.
Inmate gets two years for padlock assault
A former Maine State Prison inmate was sentenced to serve two additional years in custody for attacking and injuring a fellow prisoner with a padlock.
Prisoner accused of murder scheduled for plea hearing
A Maine State Prison inmate charged with the murder of a fellow prisoner is scheduled to appear in Knox County Superior Court for a plea hearing April 1. Guy E. Hunnewell III, 42, also known as Chip Hunnewell, was indicted in July for the June 25 death of inmate Alan Powell.
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Man accused of killing another prisoner with guitar expected to change insanity plea
A Maine State Prison inmate accused of beating another prisoner to death with an electric guitar last summer is scheduled to change his plea next week.