FOX 48 Updates

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.

‘Swamp People’ star causes crash that shuts off power for several hours

Troy “T-Roy” Broussard, one of the stars of the hit reality show “Swamp People,” caused a major crash in downtown Shreveport this morning. The damage included a power outage that lasted for several hours.

Back to school: Bus safety tips

You know hat dreaded moment when you have to put your child on the big yellow school bus? They are so full of excitement and you are so full of worry.

Local law enforcement, legal officials urge caution regarding Stand Your Ground laws

The George Zimmerman trial is over, but people still have a lot of questions about Stand Your Ground laws.

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.