FOX 48 Updates

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:

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.