FOX 48 Updates

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.

Louisiana officials discuss state's Ebola response plan

Louisiana leaders discussed their statewide response plan today during a special meeting at the state capitol. State officials outlined the procedures set in place to protect residents if Louisiana has a case of Ebola.

LSU employee asked to stay home after returning from Liberia

 The assistant director of The National Center For Biomedical Research at LSU has agreed to stay home for 21 days after returning home from a mission to Liberia.

Tax amnesty program launches to help La. delinquent taxpayers

 If you haven't paid your taxes, today's the day to do so.