FOX 48 Updates

Horror at Boston Marathon: Three confirmed dead, numerous injured and maned in bombing

Two bombs exploded at 2:45 p.m. Eastern Time near the finish line of the world's oldest marathon, the Boston Marathon, twelve minutes apart on Monday.

Officials warn about possible donation scams for Boston victims

Many are generously donating money to help the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. However, officials warn that potential scammers are already trying to take advantage of the tragedy.

Manda expands its meat recall to include additional products

Manda Fine Meat, the East Baton Rouge-based meat company, is expanding its recall.

Louisiana runners registered to participate in Boston Marathon total 95

A total of 95 runners from Louisiana were registered to participate in the Boston Marathon, where two explosions were set off near the finish line. In all, 26,839 runners and wheelchair racers registered.

Zoo of Acadiana's show bird succumbs to injuries after injury during theft

Kiwi, the bird that was stolen from the Zoo of Acadiana and recovered from a burning car, has died at the LSU Veterinary Hospital in Baton Rouge where it has been trying to recover.

La. meat packing company recalls 20,000 pounds of deli meat

Manda Packing Company, a Baker, La., establishment, is recalling approximately 20,166 pounds of cooked roast beef deli meat due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S.

American Cancer Society recognizes National Minority Cancer Awareness Week

National Minority Cancer Awareness Week is April 15-21, and the American Cancer Society is encouraged by the progress being made among racial and ethnic populations across Central Louisiana in the fight against this disease.

LSU professor gives thoughts on North Korea's nuclear attack threats

While the nation continues to monitor the nuclear threats presented by North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, LSU Associate Professor of Political Science David Sobek is keeping a close eye on the escalating threats as well.

Louisiana Senate looks into Medicaid options

State senators weighed some of the options for the state under the Affordable Healthcare Act today.

Vitter introduces bill to extend Louisiana's offshore jurisdiction

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) the top Republican on the U.S.