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File photo of barge on Mississippi River.

Once Sunken Towboat Ready to Move to Repair Docks

A Mississippi River towboat that partially sank just over two weeks ago is nearly ready to begin its 350-mile trip to a St. Louis-area repair facility.

12/11/2013

map LeClaire Iowa

Towboat Leaking Oil in Mississippi River Near Quad Cities

The 144-foot Stephen L. Colby towboat struck something below the water near LeClaire, Iowa Monday afternoon causing it to sink.

11/26/2013

File photo (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Worker Accused of Attacking Captain on Mississippi River Towboat

A towboat worker is facing federal charges that he choked his captain into unconsciousness as the vessel was traveling up the Mississippi River near St. Louis.

01/04/2013