FOX 48 Updates

Morgan City woman claims $2 million Powerball Prize

After winning $2 million in the Feb. 16 Powerball drawing, Amy Sturges of Morgan City stared in awe at her Louisiana Lottery prize check and turned to show it to her husband.

Former LSU football legend Cannon 'doing well' after stroke

According to family members, former LSU football legend Billy Cannon is doing "very well" after suffering a stroke on February 19. They say he should be out of the ICU sometime tonight and into a normal room soon. 

Louisiana to receive $6 million from FEMA

FEMA is sending Louisiana $6 million in disaster recovery grants. Senator Mary Landrieu announced the approval of the grants this week.

More problems for company involved in Camp Minden explosion

A blast from an Explo bunker located at Camp Minden in October 2012 brought unwanted attention to the company. It was just the beginning of the explosive recycling company's problems.

Bayou Corne residents ask state lawmakers for help

People living in Bayou Corne are ready to move on with their lives. Their lives changed after an almost 9 acre sinkhole formed close to their backyards. They packed a meeting at the state capital on Tuesday.

Shreveport PD: Man severely injures 3-month-old child

A Shreveport man accused of severely injuring a 3-month-old child is behind bars following an investigation by local authorities.

RAW INTERVIEW: Billy Cannon discusses LSU football during Bayou Bash

Former LSU football great Billy Cannon was hospitalized Tuesday, Feb. 19 after suffering a stroke.

Expect another delay on returns filed in Louisiana

Louisiana tax payers will have an extra-long wait for their state refunds. However, the wait is to protect your identity. The state has seen thousands of "fraudulent returns" over the past two years.

BP to fight any negligence claims in upcoming Deepwater Horizon civil trial

BP, the company at the center of the Deepwater Horizon trial, says it will fight any claims of gross negligence against the corporation. The federal civil trial starts next Monday in New Orleans.

LSU football legend Billy Cannon suffers stroke, will remain in ICU overnight

Former LSU football legend Billy Cannon suffered a stroke Tuesday while working at the Louisiana State Penitentiary. This statement was issued Tuesday, Feb. 19 regarding Cannon's health: