FOX 48 Updates

Shell selects Ascension Parish as site for possible new ‘cleaner-burning fuel’ facility

Ascension Parish will be the location for a potential new facility that will create hundreds new jobs, officials announced on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Bomb threat found on plane en route to Monroe Regional Airport

A bomb threat note was found on a plane that has landed at Monroe Regional Airport.

Revenue Secretary confident state tax amnesty program will succeed

Forgiving old debts is a nice thing to do. But for Louisiana, it is also a key piece of the state budget.

Auburn lacrosse player who wanted to reenact "Grand Theft Auto" video game arrested in Baton Rouge

A freshman lacrosse player at Auburn University who visited Baton Rouge for the Auburn-LSU game never got the chance to see the big match-up.

New 3D map analysis shows source of gas in Bayou Corne

The sinkhole in Assumption Parish grows slowly, just like answers about it come slowly. Tuesday night, scientists showed some new information that they learned by taking a second look at the ground beneath Bayou Corne.

LSU College of Agriculture seeking dogs, cats for animal assisted therapy program

The LSU College of Agriculture is looking for canine and feline companions to help in offering therapeutic medical treatment in the surrounding area.

Louisiana Democrats launch 'Campaign For Louisiana', focused on 2014 election

The Louisiana Democratic Party today launched "Campaign for Louisiana," a project focused on securing victory for Democrats up and down the ballot in the upcoming 2014 election, and named Andrew Zucker as its communications director.<

Delta Kappa Epsilon to Kent State: ‘We apologize to your entire community for the banner’

The LSU chapter of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity issued an apology to the Kent State community. The letter is in response to a sign its members posted on its house during Saturday’s home game.

Kent State responds to LSU frat’s game day sign mocking massacre

A game day sign outside an LSU fraternity united fans of opposing teams in the hours before kickoff. Unfortunately, it was due to feelings of outrage.

Three new cases of West Nile virus in Louisiana; on pace for lowest year on record

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed three new West Nile virus cases this week, bringing this year's total number of cases to 34.