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(NEWS CENTER) -- Maine does its part to collect fugitives wanted for serious crimes who are hiding out in other states. But some states either can't or won't come get their wanted felons ... leaving Maine no other choice but to release them into the public.

NEWS CENTER was part of a nationwide investigation by USA Today and our parent company, Gannett, that delved into a never-before-released federal database detailing which authorities bring fugitives to justice and which are failing to do so.

SEE IF YOUR LOCAL POLICE FAIL TO CHASE DOWN FUGITIVES

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