The cold front has now crossed the Ohio River into Kentucky. This will work into central Ky over the next few hours. Temps will drop quickly behind this front with wind gusts hitting 35mph at times. Showers will mix with and change to snow later this evening.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials are seeking $7.1 million in damages from the shipping company that operated a cargo ship which struck a bridge over the Tennessee River, causing the span to collapse.
The claim by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is the largest among the more than $7.8 million in damages sought by businesses and residents of western Kentucky, near where the wreck took place.
BellSouth Telecommunications filed a $59,000 damages claim and the owners of a nearby restaurant filed a $33,000 claim.
The claims were made public Thursday as part of a filing by Foss Maritime, which owns the Delta Mariner M/V, the ship that struck the Eggner's Ferry Bridge near Aurora a year ago. The company has asked a federal judge to rule it was not responsible for causing the collapse.