FOX 48 Updates

'Jump Start' career-based program changes education for LA students

A new initiative could be changing your child's education. It's called the Jump Start Program. It's a career-based curriculum taught by industry professionals.

Acadian Ambulance and Air Med honored by La. State Police

The Louisiana State Police have awarded Acadian Ambulance and Air Med with their elite Distinguished Service Award.

Parents can now apply for their children to take part in Louisiana Scholarship Program

Parents can now apply for their student to take part in the Louisiana Scholarship Program.

Forest Hill student named "Star Reader" in national Scholastic Reading Club Sweepstakes

Forest Hill, La., student, Hannah Daigrepont, a first grader at Our Lady of Prompt Succor School, has been selected from more than 14,000 entries as a Scholastic Reading Club Star Reader.

Construction begins on new berm; trees falling in sinkhole caught on film

A spokesman for Texas Brine said Construction began Wednesday on a new southern berm set to help add another layer of containment between the sinkhole and the surrounding waterways in Bayou Corne.

Jindal vows to continue fight against teacher unions after court rules Act One unconstitutional, again.

The Governor’s sweeping education agenda took another hit Wednesday, when a judge ruled that Act One of the 2012 legislative session or the teacher tenure law was unconstitutional.

Carville plant agrees to address Clean Air Act violations

The Cos-Mar Company of Carville, LA has agreed to correct violations of the Clean Air Act.

ADI releases top success stories for animals in 2013

Animal Defenders International (ADI), a world-leading animal rights organization, has named their top ten animal rights success stories for 2013. The list includes campaign efforts launched all around the world.

BR woman, 'LSU's oldest fan' celebrates 100th birthday on Christmas

While many are still soaking in Christmas day, December 25th is another special milestone for Tina Bonanno. "[I'm] 100. They say I don't look my age...Do I?" she laughed.

Operation Carpe Diem huge success: LSP continues to combat crime

Louisiana State Police celebrated a victory Friday evening. Hundreds of people are behind bars and thousands of pounds of drugs off the streets. This all happened in a six week effort to keep our state safe.