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Federal Agents Raid New Bedford Seafood Wholesaler, Investigation Underway

NEW BEDFORD - A New Bedford seafood wholesaler is under federal investigation.

A multi-agency raid was conducted late Thursday morning at Lou-Joe's Fresh Seafood on Washburn Street...

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Council Prepares for Forfeiture of ‘Codfather’s’ Fishing Licenses

NEW BEDFORD — As part of his plea deal with federal authorities, it's expected the "Codfather," as he's known, will forfeit his fishing licenses and they will be auctioned off throughout the region.

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ABC 6
ABC 6

Carlos ‘Codfather’ Rafael to Plead Guilty Today

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - A leading U.S. fishing magnate known as "The Codfather" is scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges of evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal...

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Feds Shut Down Key Scalloping Grounds Off of Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The federal government is shutting down scallop fishing in a key New England fishing area amid an ongoing conflict over the harvest of the valuable shellfish...

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ABC 6
ABC 6

Codfather and Sheriff’s Deputy to be Tried Separately

NEW BEDFORD - A New Bedford fishing magnate and a Bristol County Sheriff's Deputy will be tried separately in court next year.

According to The Gloucester Times, lawyers for Carlos Rafael and Deputy Antonio Freitas filed separate motions in November to sever their cases from each other, allowing each of them to have their own trial...

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noaa.gov

UPDATE: Extreme Weather Warning Hits the South Coast

 

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a severe weather warning has been advised for all Southcoast Regions. NOA...

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Remind Me Again; Why Is New Bedford ‘Clinton Country’?

1) December 29, 1992, three weeks before the inauguration of President William Jefferson Clinton, al Qa'eda targeted and attempted to murder US troops in a Yemen hotel bombing...

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TSM
TSM

SMAST Issued U.S. Patent for Technology in Fish Monitoring

Researchers at UMass Dartmouth's School of Marine Science and Technology have been issued a U.S. Patent for technology that would help along New Bedford's waterfront...

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ABC 6
ABC 6

Trial for ‘The Codfather,’ Carlos Rafael Set for 2017

BOSTON (AP) _ The trial of a Massachusetts fishing magnate known as ``The Codfather'' on federal conspiracy and cash smuggling charges has been scheduled for January...

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Jeff J Mitchell via getty images
Jeff J Mitchell via getty images

Fishermen Could See Reimbursements For At-Sea Monitor Costs

Local fishermen could get some reimbursement for future at-sea monitor costs.

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