Two Missing After Towing Vessel Capsizes on Mississippi River Near New Orleans

The U.S. Coast Guard and other federal and local agencies are responding to a report of two people missing after a towing vessel sank in the vicinity of mile marker 90.5 on the Mississippi River near New Orleans on Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 9:43 a.m. that the towing vessel Natalie Jean capsized with three people aboard. The … [Read more...]