FOX 48 Updates

New TV ad touts cooperation to address Louisiana's coastal crisis

America's WETLAND Foundation (AWF) is releasing a new television advertisement showing that cooperation among government, the private sector and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is crucial to efforts to save Louisiana's d

Forbes names 13th Gate among nation's best haunted houses

Halloween is just a little over a month a way and some of the best haunted houses in the nation are gearing up to deliver a screaming product.

Alexandria mayoral candidate Gailes announces 'Meet the Candidate' town hall meeting

In his bid for Mayor of the City of Alexandria, Major Jamar L. Gailes is announcing a “Meet the Candidate Town Hall Meeting.”

Federal judge upholds Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage, appeal planned

United States District Judge Martin Feldman declared Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage constitutional. The judge issued a 32 page ruling Wednesday.

New rules may force Baton Rouge Area truck stop to give up tiger

The owner of Tiger Truck Stop is fighting a new set of rules that might force his to give up his main attraction.

Halliburton to pay $1.1B settlement for BP Oil Spill

Tuesday morning, Halliburton announced it reached an agreement to settle a majority of class claims against it following the massive oil spill on April 20, 2010 at the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico that devastated the Louisiana Gulf Coast.

Jindal suing Feds over Common Core

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal filed suit in federal court arguing President Obama’s U.S. Department of Education has violated the Tenth Amendment to the U.S.

Students react to smoke free campus at LSU

"We tailgate too hard over here, good luck though" That sentiment is shared by many students on how LSU is going to be able to enforce the no smoking rule during the football season.

BR psychiatrist gets 7 years in prison for $258M Medicare fraud scheme

A Louisiana psychiatrist was sentenced in federal court in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, today to serve 86 months in prison for his role in a $258.5 million Medicare fraud scheme involving partial hospitalization psychiatric services.

Police shutdown 8 Lafayette massage parlors for prostitution, suspect human trafficking

Lafayette Police in joint effort with the Federal Government and both Calcasieu and Bossier Parish Law Enforcement Agencies have announced today an investigation that had lead to arrests and seizures at 8 massage parlor locations in LafayetteUn