FOX 48 Updates

SU Ag Center’s Kit Chin publishes scientific research in international magazine

Kit Chin, professor, horticulture at SU Ag Center has been published in an international magazine - International Innovation.

Bossier City man sentenced for running an Internet gambling operation

A man that ran an illegal sports gambling site has been sentenced.

AG Caldwell recoups $186 million from 27 pharmaceutical companies

More than $186 million siphoned from Louisiana’s taxpayers has been recovered since February 2012 from 27 pharmaceutical manufacturers that cheated the state Medicaid program.

LSU’s F. King Alexander part of effort calling for sustained investments in research and higher education

LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander joined almost 200 university leaders across the country in signing an open letter to President Obama and members Congress urging them to “close the innovation deficit.”

Labor Sec. Tom Perez makes statement on July employment numbers

Secretary of Labor Tom Perez issued the following statement about the July 2013 Employment Situation report released today:

Hundreds of newly-passed laws take effect in Louisiana

The next time you drive your car, bake a cake, or buy a gun, be aware of new laws that took effect Thursday. Nearly 250 of them took effect August 1 after making their way through the state legislature earlier this year.

LSU studies polarization of public opinion regarding 'fracking'

The natural gas extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” is currently a contentious issue across the country.

Customers getting ready for State Sales Tax Holiday

If you are shopping for back to school supplies, you might want to wait a day. Friday is the start of Louisiana's sales tax holiday.

Trina Edwards: 'I couldn't possibly be a prouder mommy!'

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards and his wife Trina are the proud parents of a baby boy who was born at 12:52 a.m. on Thursday, August 1.

Investigation continues into drowning death of teen at water park; name released

An investigation surrounding the death of a 14-year-old boy at a water park in Denham Springs continues today. Investigators say it could be several days before it’s complete.