FOX 48 Updates

LSU faculty pleased but not satisfied with rare pay raise

For the first time since 2008, LSU is giving its faculty members raises. LSU president F. King Alexander announced the raises during Friday's Board of Supervisors meeting.

City of Vidalia and Nexus Systems to study feasibility of providing broadband service

The city of Vidalia in conjunction with Nexus Systems has partnered with The Motive Group to conduct a feasibility study regarding offering the most advanced and future proof video, high-speed Internet and telephone services to its customers ov

Army Reserve brigade will provide free medical & veterinary care to Miss-Lou residents

The Town of Ferriday with the assistance of the Delta Leadership Network has partnered with the U.S.

Halliburton will plead guilty to destroying evidence in 2010 Gulf oil spill

Halliburton will plead guilty to destroying crucial evidence in the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010, announced on Tuesday by the U.S. Justice Department.

Gargantuan gator caught in North Carolina after eating 80-pound dog

A massive alligator which attacked and devoured an 80-pound dog in a North Carolina town near the New River has been captured and killed.

Ten La. inmates graduate from sign language program

Ten inmates have taken their time behind bars and turned it into something positive. Today, they graduated from the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections Sign Language Interpreter Program.

Inmate escapes from Natchitoches Parish Prison

An inmate escaped from the Natchitoches Parish Prison last night and officials need your help to locate him.

Bear escapes narrow encounter with power pole

A female bear that had become enamored with the dumpster behind the Sonic Drive-In is lucky to be alive after a harrowing rescue from the top of a power pole.

Intoxicated man enters closed restaurant; steals bag of taco shells because he was 'hungry'

A Metairie man has been arrested after breaking into a Baton Rouge Taco Bell while they were closed and stealing food items because he was intoxicated and hungry.

Tropical Storm Dorian forms in eastern Atlantic

Tropical Storm Dorian formed in the eastern Atlantic Ocean, with winds sustained around 50 mph Wednesday morning.