FOX 48 Updates

U.S. Senate Candidate Profile: Sen. Mary Landrieu

The eyes of the nation will be on Louisiana on Tuesday. When voters go to the polls, their choice could determine who controls the Senate, and the direction Washington takes for at least two years.

U.S. Senate Candidate Profile: Col. Rob Maness

The eyes of the nation will be on Louisiana on Tuesday. When voters go to the polls, their choice could determine who controls the Senate, and the direction Washington takes for at least two years.

La. Gov. Jindal, DHH ban new synthetic marijuana compound

Gov. Bobby Jindal and officials with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), and Louisiana State Police (LSP) announced the ban of a new synthetic marijuana compound called "MAB-CHMINACA" today.

La. Gov. Bobby Jindal for President?

It looks like Governor Bobby Jindal is ready to move on up to the White House. Yesterday, the governor made that pretty clear at a press conference, but what are his chances?

If Jindal decides to run for President, announcement will come ‘after holidays’

Governor Bobby Jindal said, yesterday, if he were to run for President of the U.S., he would announce it at the end of the year. The announcement came during a press conference at Baton Rouge Community College.

Louisiana State Police hold heroin summit

"When your drug of choice is heroin, as that mother said it, it was her daughters second time. It doesn't matter if its once a year, if it's heroin it's one time too many."

Former President Clinton visits Baton Rouge to campaign for Mary Landrieu

The polls say Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-Louisiana) will need help getting re-elected.

La. DHH proposes state cover medical bills for rape victims

 Rape victims in Louisiana may no longer be forced to pay for their own medical care after their assault.

Lousiana will receive $137K to reduce asbestos

 Large amounts of Asbestos in Louisiana schools has prompted the E-P-A to send money our way to better monitor the poison.

Ryan's is gathering canned food for Food Bank of Central Louisiana

This holiday season, Ryan's Restaurant in Central Louisiana are organizing the “Together We Can” canned food drive to support the Food Bank of Central Louisiana.