Coast Guard reopens portion of Mississippi River after bridge allision

THEBES, Ill. – The Coast Guard reopened a portion of the Mississippi River, Thursday, after an uninspected towing vessel allided with a bridge. The Coast Guard reopened the Mississippi River at 5:54 p.m., from mile marker 43, near Thebes, to mile marker 0, near Cairo. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley received a report at 10:04 p.m., Wednesday, that the uninspected towing vessel,...