Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....

The first confirmed case of measles in two years involves a vaccinated child from Somerset County who has recovered according to US News.

A hours-long armed stand-off and hostage situation ended with police shooting the suspect according to the Sun Journal.

A bill is being considered that would allow police to take guns from people in crisis according to US News.

An inmate who walked away from a work release program in Portland turned himself in according to WMTW.

An excessive force lawsuit against an Augusta Police officer is underway according to WABI.

A bill to expand the kinds of Maine health care providers who can perform abortions is moving in the legislature according to US News.

A bill that ends the religious and philosophical exemptions to vaccines needs a Senate vote before it goes to Gov Mills according to US News.

Officials have arrested a driver who took off after of a fatal crash in Woodstock, Maine  according to US News.

Dressbarn is closing all its locations including its Augusta store.