Coast Guard suspends search for 3 near Crescent City Bridge

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 near Crescent City Bridge
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for three missing minors near the Crescent City Connection Bridge  Sunday evening in New Orleans. Missing are a 15-year-old male, 14-year-old female and 8-year-old female last seen entering the water Saturday evening near the Crescent City Connection Bridge. “The decision to suspend any search and rescue case is never easy...

Coast Guard searching for 3 near Crescent City Bridge

Coast Guard searching for 3 near Crescent City Bridge
Coast Guard Cutter Sawfish file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Anderson NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for three minors who went missing Saturday evening in the Mississippi River near the Crescent City Connection Bridge in New Orleans. Missing is a 15-year-old male, 14-year-old female and 8-year-old female last seen entering the water near the Crescent City Connection Bridge...

Coast Guard responds to barge allision in New Orleans

Coast Guard responds to barge allision in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a barge allision at mile marker 95 on the Mississippi River, near the Crescent City Connection Bridge, in New Orleans, Friday. The tow vessel Lucia allided with barges located at Stone Fleet at 12:17 a.m., after which six barges from the fleeting area broke away. Approximately 20 gallons of residual petroleum-based product contained in transfer lines...