FOX 48 Updates

Bayou Corne residents tell their story in Baton Rouge

People living in Bayou Corne brought their fight for justice to Baton Rouge. They've struggled for almost a year since a massive sinkhole formed near their homes. The message for the world was clear: help.

Job Corps education/training centers in La. are now accepting students for new program year

For eligible young people, ages 16 to 24, the U.S.

Art at risk on the bayou; culture of a community sinking away

One woman in Bayou Corne is fighting to keep her community's culture alive. She is doing it by using material from the bayou to make pieces of artwork, but a massive sinkhole might mean she could have to change her entire business.

Decision to avoid veto session devastates families waiting on NOW slots

The Brown family has spent the last few weeks hoping for a miracle. "I don't know what they're reason could have been but we all hoped, and prayed and worked for a better outcome," explained Ursula Brown.

NOAA predicting record-breaking 'Dead Zone' in Gulf of Mexico

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a record-size “dead zone” in the Gulf this summer, stretching from South Texas all the way to Alabama.

Community Coffee celebrates 25th anniversary of Cash for Schools® program

Community Coffee Company is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of its Community Cash for Schools® program.

More than 2 acres of marijuana plants discovered in Vernon Parish

The Louisiana National Guard’s Counterdrug Task Force used its experience, high-tech equipment and training to assist law enforcement agencies with a large bust of marijuana plants in western Vernon Parish, June 14.

Grant writing collaborative to help state's educational communities vie for competitive dollars

Advance Innovative Education (AIE) will host its third annual Grant Writing Collaborative to teach educational leaders how to creatively procure resources and funding for their schools.

LSU landscape architecture professor Max Conrad awarded ASLA Jot D. Carpenter Teaching medal

Max Conrad, professor of landscape architecture in LSU’s Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture, has been selected as a recipient of the American Society of Landscape Architects, or ASLA, Jot D.