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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:18pm

FOX 48 Updates

Alexandria firefighter dies from fire in his own home

An off duty firefighter died early Sunday morning when his own home caught on fire.

Job Corps education and training centers in Louisiana are accepting students

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Job Corps program is accepting applications throughout the autumn and winter months.

A look inside the common core classroom; 25 year veteran teacher works to implement new standards

Tuesday Morning saw Kindergarten teacher Karen Parrino teaching her students about density.

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.