Coast Guard reopens Mississippi River in St Louis

 Coast Guard reopens Mississippi River in St Louis
ST. LOUIS – The Coast Guard has reopened the Mississippi River near St. Louis, Missouri after the towing vessel Jim Marko sank earlier Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River received a report that the towing vessel Jim Marko sank near the Stan Musial Memorial Bridge. The vessel sank with a reported 10,000 gallons of diesel fuel aboard.  Pollution responders and marine investigators...

Coast Guard responds to sinking on Mississippi River

Coast Guard responds to sinking on Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and St. Louis Fire Department are responding to the sinking of a towing vessel on the Mississippi River near the St. Louis Riverfront, Tuesday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River received a report that the towing vessel Jim Marko sank near the Stan Musial Memorial Bridge. The vessel sank with a reported 10,000 gallons of diesel fuel aboard....