Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water

USCG file photoPORT FOURCHON, La. — The Coast Guard responded to a fishing vessel taking on water six miles southeast of Port Fourchon, Louisiana on Wednesday. At approximately 6 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a radio distress broadcast from the captain of the fishing vessel Laura Ann stating the vessel had struck a buoy and was sinking. The watchstanders immediately...