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Restrictions on Tap for Southern New England Lobster Fishery
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New restrictions are on tap for southern New England's historic lobster fishery, which is grappling with an unprecedented decline in population.
Scientists have said the population off of southern Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut has declined in the face o…
John Hinkley Jr. To Be Released
John Hinckley Jr. is ready to live in the community, Judge Paul L. Friedman ruled Wednesday, granting him full time convalescent leave that shall begin no sooner than Aug. 5. Friedman's ruling comes more than 35 years after the March 30, 1981, shooting outside a Washington hotel in which Reagan…
Regulators Considering More Cod Restrictions
Federal regulators are considering additional restrictions to the Gulf of Maine cod fishing industry.
The New England Fishery Management Council is set to vote on the restrictions at a meeting in Newport, Rhode Island, on Wednesday. The council on Tuesday enacted a quota cut that reduces total allowa…
Groundfishing Industry To Take Another Severe Blow
More bleak news for the groundfishing industry.
NOAA Fisheries Northeast Regional Administrator John Bullard announced Monday the Atlantic cod stock is in a free-fall, and more proposed cuts to the quota are on the table. Bullard says stock abundance is just 3-4% of levels deemed sustainable...
Bombing Suspect’s Lawyers Say FBI Too Intrusive
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are again asking a federal judge to lift special restrictions that have been placed on their client, saying they are impending the defense.
The lawyers say in a court filing this week that the FBI has been monitoring the case and that the …