FOX 48 Updates

Soldiers recall answering the call of duty after witnessing attacks on 9/11

The terror attacks of 9/11 pushed many to answer the call of duty.

Pop art vandals deface 9/11 monument in downtown Lafayette; police investigating

On the 12th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center, a monument dedicated to the tragedy was defaced in downtown Lafayette. Police are asking for the public’s assistance to identify the suspect(s) responsible.

Sinkhole gobbles more land

The massive sinkhole in Bayou Corne swallowed more land according to Assumption Parish emergency officials. They said it happened overnight Saturday on the northern side of the sinkhole.

Sinkhole gobbles more land

The massive sinkhole in Bayou Corne swallowed more land according to Assumption Parish emergency officials. They said it happened overnight Saturday on the northern side of the sinkhole.

LSU fans give a father a special purple and gold send off

In the sea of purple and gold tailgates lined up in front of the LSU Vet School Saturday one krewe stood out. Not for the group’s party, but for it's purpose.

AMOA receives re-accreditation from American Assn. of Museums

The Alexandria Museum of Art has again achieved accreditation by the American Association of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition for a museum.

La./Miss. ALS Assn. holds walk in Shreveport

The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter’s annual Shreveport Walk to Defeat ALS is scheduled for October 5, 2013 at Betty Virginia Park in Shreveport. Registration for the Walk begins at 9:00 a.m.

State troopers cracking down on drunk drivers through Labor Day weekend

Louisiana State Police would like to remind motorists that the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign will continue through September 2.

Jindal: Republicans should not focus on impeaching Obama

Governor Bobby Jindal has something to say to his fellow republicans - they should not be focusing on finding grounds to impeach president Obama.

USS KIDD celebrates 30th anniversary

The USS KIDD is celebrating the 30 year anniversary of the day it opened its’ doors to the public on August 27, 1983.