FOX 48 Updates

Bayou Corne sinkhole focus at Capitol, residents pack Senate committee meeting

A Senate committee meeting is being held at the State Capitol today and it’s one that people in Assumption Parish have been anticipating.

Alexandria & Pineville Convention & Visitors Bureau names director of sales

Julie Bayone has been named the new Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Director of Sales.

Recycled I-10 Twin Span rubble used to build new artificial fishing reef

CCA and Conservation Partners are building a Fishing Pier Reef with recycled I-10 twin span rubble.

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Baton Rouge

The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an oil discharge on the Mississippi River near the Interstate 10 bridge in Baton Rouge, Monday.

The face of adult ADD: An overlooked, undiagnosed issue

Amy Martin is a wife and mother of three. She owns her own successful photography business and is well known in the Baton Rouge and surrounding area for her amazing work.

Long anticipated I-10 construction project ends, 6 lanes now open

Today, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) Secretary Sherri H.

Bayou Corne residents get first look at 3D seismic testing equipment

People living in Bayou Corne got a first hand look at the equipment Texas Brine contractors plan to use to get a better picture of what's going on under the ground.

Bossier City caretaker accused of stealing thousands from 93 year-old woman

A Bossier City woman is accused of stealing thousands from a 93-year-old woman for whom she was caretaking.

Governor Jindal: 500 prisoners will be eligible for release with reform bills, saving millions

The first is a sentencing reform, which aims to get non-violent offenders out of prison faster. Jindal says it’s an expansion of the drug court system already in place.

Beating back bullies: New law holds schools accountable

3.2 million. That's the number of kids that are bullied every day. It's a national problem and it's one kids face right here in Louisiana.