Lt. Colin Fogarty


Mississippi Barge Breakaway Not the Only One

Meanwhile, the Coast Guard investigation continues. One big question: should 114 barges breaking loose raise eyebrows?


Coast Guard photo of one of eleven barges that sank south of St. Louis in flood-swollen Mississippi.

Mississippi River Re-Opened to Navigation — Despite Sunken Barges

The watery highway that carries much of the nation’s grain, coal, petroleum and other commodities is shut down until further notice.



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