FOX 48 Updates

La. GOHSEP wants you to prepare for winter weather

The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is asking residents to prepare themselves for the first dangerous winter weather of the season.

State Fire Marshal shares tips on staying warm while avoiding harm

As colder weather settles across Louisiana this week, the State Fire Marshal wishes to remind everyone that the improper use of heating equipment such as portable space heaters, is a leading cause of residential fire deaths.

National Weather Service radar gets a little TLC

 Chances are you've seen one on your way to an airport or along the interstate. It may look a lot like a giant golf ball, but it actually serves a very important purpose and this week...it's getting a little 'TLC.'

Attend the Veterans' Memorial Tribute Service at Alexandria City Hall

A brief ceremony honoring veterans of all military branches will be held on Tuesday, November 11, at 2:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Retired Captain, Rick Moran, will be the guest speaker.

Outdated Louisiana law on "spitting AIDS" can cause someone to go to jail

 A lesser known Louisiana law passed in the late 1980's is stirring up controversy. The HIV Intentional Exposure law prohibits anyone infected with AIDS from knowingly spreading the disease. Makes sense right?

LSU PD says fans behaved, nothing out of the ordinary

Despite the Tigers loss to the Crimson Tide, fans came out in the masses to support them. And Polcie say they were surprisingly well behaved.

The Ebola outbreak through the eyes of a West African native

We've been watching the Ebola outbreak spread throughout Western Africa, and even here in our country....as American citizens. But what is it like to be an African native....watching it all unfold from right here in the U.S.?

'Where is Bill?': Landrieu questions Cassidy's decisions on student loan debt

We are one month away from the runoff elections in our state. Senator mary landrieu is already bashing her opponent saying Bill Cassidy does not support college students.

How much does the death penalty cost Louisiana?

State officials are working to find out how much it cost to have inmates on death row.

FOX 48 Election HQ Recap: Who got elected? Who is in runoff?

Election night on Tuesday saw some expected results and a few surprises across many races, including the race for U.S. Senate, the U.S. House and within local races across Louisiana and Mississippi.