News Minute: Here is the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EDT
(AP) - Big changes are in store for herring fishermen in New England. The New England Fishery Management Council adopted a new formula Tuesday that ties catch limits to assessments of the overall herring population in future years. The council wants to further reduce catch limits to prevent overfishing from occurring in the future.
BOSTON (AP) - Federal prosecutors say an employee of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and its youth orchestra has been arrested on child pornography charges. Prosecutors said Tuesday that 71-year-old David St. George of Arlington has been charged with receipt of child pornography and possession of child pornography. Prosecutors say he also works for the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.
MARSHFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a Massachusetts man suspected of killing his wife and then evading a police dragnet has been arrested. The office of Plymouth District Attorney Timothy Cruz says 47-year-old Allen Warner was arrested Tuesday after he was spotted by an officer in a stolen truck. Warner is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in the Plymouth District Court. It wasn't immediately clear whether he has an attorney.
BOSTON (AP) - Federal immigration officials say the Mexican national charged with killing a fellow crew member on a fishing vessel was released on bond after he was charged in Virginia with forcible abduction. Franklin Freddy Meave Vasquez faces a murder charge following the fight Sunday about 55 miles off Nantucket, Massachusetts. An ICE spokesman says an immigration judge had granted Vazquez bond after his arrest in March despite ICE objections, and he was released from custody.
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