FOX 48 Updates

Profita hired to lead La. Seafood Board

Karen Profita is the new executive director of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board.

Unrestrained Pollock man dies in vehicle crash

Early this morning, a single vehicle crash killed a young man from Pollock, LA and injured his passenger. He was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.

General Honoré and other leaders gather to save Louisiana's environment

Environmental leaders from across the state are teaming up with the community to save our environment. Retired U.S.

La.'s "Most Wanted" features 18 who owe nearly $866,000 in child support

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) today released the names of 18 non-custodial parents who owe nearly $866,000 in past due child support and are considered to be Louisiana's "Most Wanted" delinquent payors.

WWII veteran gives rare insight into life on submarine

There are more than 20,000,000 veterans in the United States. Every year on the 11th of November, we stop to thank them for their service, for the time and effort they gave, and the sacrifices they made for everyone else.

Red Cross offers help to people trying to find family affected by typhoon

Four days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of the Philippines the American Red Cross is doing it's part to help assess the damage there.

The war at home; vets face many hurdles on the home front as well

For many of our nation's veterans the war they fight doesn't always stop when they come home.

Marine honors his fellow service members on Veterans Day

Hundreds of people gathered at the Old State Capitol building today show their gratitude to our veterans...among them, a marine who attends the U.S.S. Kidd Ceremony each year without fail.

LWC adds workers’ compensation web tool for medical providers

The Louisiana Workforce Commission has added a web tool for medical providers to access Louisiana’s medical treatment schedule and guidelines for workers hurt on the job.

DHH issues emergency rule requiring drinking water systems in Louisiana to raise the level of disinfectant in their water

The Department of Health and Hospitals on Wednesday issued an emergency rule requiring that water systems in the state maintain a higher residual disinfectant level and increase their number of sampling sites by 25 percent.