Worker's name released in deadly oil rig explosion - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Worker's name released in deadly oil rig explosion

Officials have released the name of a worker killed in Friday's explosion on an offshore oil rig.  One worker is still missing.  WAFB's Tyana Williams will have more on 9News at 5.

Then tonight on 9News at 6: A huge cleanup operation is underway near an explosion that scared residents out of their beds early this morning.  The explosion was triggered by a fire that broke out just before 2 a.m.  WAFB's Cheryl Mercedes will have more tonight at 6.

Judge asks Hostess to mediate with union
Police dog takes down alleged drug dealer
Suspects wanted in armed robberies of convenience stores
Jindal won't endorse in 3rd District race
Toomer's Corner Oaks catch fire early Sunday morning
Doctors upgrade condition of one worker injured in platform fire
Company continues flaring natural gas at sinkhole site
Group offers reward in cat shooting deaths investigation
Walmart moves to block Black Friday strike

STATE, NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Louisiana News Headlines

Louisiana Sports Headlines

National News Headlines

International News Headlines

Sign up for 9Online text alerts

Click here to check traffic before you head home. You can also see Traffic Maps and Cameras inside the FREE WAFB News app on your smartphone. Just search WAFB wherever you get your apps.

Copyright 2012 WAFB. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly