FOX 48 Updates

RECALL: Dog, cat food could be contaminated with Salmonella

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) has voluntarily recalled specific lots of dry pet food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Over 450 roosters seized from home in New Orleans; owner possibly connected to cockfighting

More than 450 roosters and other birds were seized from a home located in New Orleans East, the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals announced.

Man arrested for riding a horse into Lafayette Parish bar, lassoing customer

Just after midnight on Wednesday, Aug. 14, Scott Police were called to Cowboy’s nightclub because a man rode his horse inside the bar. He then allegedly lassoed a man and dragged him through the parking lot.

Victims identified: One hostage dies, another in critical condition; suspect suffered from mental illness

One of the two people who were taken hostage in a Louisiana bank has died, officials confirmed. Officials identified the employee who died as Jay Wardington. The second victim, Ledean McDaniel, is still in critical condition.

First Lady of La. announces new student artwork to be featured at Governor's Mansion

As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s First Lady Supriya Jindal announced today that winning art pieces from the Louisiana Art Education Association's (LAEA) 2012 Youth Art Month Flag

Gunman killed by police, 2 hostages in critical condition following 12-hour standoff at bank

It all started at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at the Tensas Sate Bank located in the town of St. Joseph. The suspect, Faued Abdo Ahmed, 20, is a California-native who relocated to Louisiana with his family.

Hurricane season in Atlanic to be less active than initially expected

Although Hurricane forecasters are still predicting an above-average hurricane season, they now say it will be slightly less active than previously predicted.

Million-dollar Powerball ticket sold in LaPlace

Someone in Louisiana is holding on to a million-dollar lotto ticket this morning. According to Lottery officials, there was a match 5 winner in Louisiana for last night’s drawing.

Three LSU ROTC Students to be commissioned today

Three of LSU’s ROTC cadets will be commissioned at today at 2:00 p.m. at the Dalton J. Woods Auditorium in the Energy, Coast and Environment Building.

One year later, Lafayette community still banded together in honor of Mickey Shunick

The search for Mickey Shunick gained nationwide attention before it ended one year ago Wednesday. But the spirit that led hundreds of people to look for her continues today.