NEW BEDFORD - Police are searching for a tractor trailer truck that struck a fire hydrant, ripping it from its foundation and causing water to flood Logan Street early Tuesday.
The incident also left a 10 foot by 8 foot exposed hole in the sidewalk where the hydrant was located...
Federal prosecutors have indicted New Bedford fishing magnate Carlos Rafael and a Bristol County Sheriff's Office Deputy.
Rafael was indicted on 27 counts, for charges including conspiracy, false entries, and bulk cash smuggling. Rafael, owner of Carlos Seafood in New Bedford, is accused of submitting falsified reports of fish species his boats had caught, and selling excess fish to out of state b