FOX 48 Updates

It’s beginning to look a lot like a wet Christmas

Severe weather could put a damper on Christmas plans for people in Louisiana.

Bayou Corne residents demand response from La. Gov. Jindal

Bayou Corne residents say they are tired of begging to see Governor Bobby Jindal.

Fifth grade class creates handmade blankets for child patients

Each year around the holidays Ms. Brandi Lee's 5th grade class at Avoyelles Public Charter School takes on a service project to honor those that serve others in the community. This year her class chose Acadian Ambulance.

Don't worry, fly happy; Louisiana I.D.'s remain valid at airport

Louisiana residents with upcoming air travel plans have no worries as the Office of Motor Vehicles receives word from the Feds that Louisiana I.D. credentials will be accepted for airport security screening purposes.

Louisiana to observe moment of silence for Sandy Hook victims

Governor Jindal has called for a statewide moment of silence for the 26 victims who died in the Sandy Hook tragedy. It is set to begin at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21.

Travel advisories for Christmas and New Year's holidays, upcoming bowl games

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules, from Friday, December 21 through Wednesday, January 2, for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana during the ho

Locally produced app helps you 'picture' a healthy meal

Two LSU researchers are changing the way we see food. They made an app that provides more accurate information about what you eat.

Newlywed enjoys lottery Second-Chance Saints Game-Day Experience

Jude Armand’s honeymoon was a little sweeter after winning a 2012 Saints Prize Package in the Louisiana Lottery’s third I LOVE MY SAINTS second-chance drawing.

Vitter legislation will stop toxic drywall from entering U.S. markets

U.S. Senator David Vitter this week introduced a bipartisan amendment to help prevent toxic drywall from entering U.S. markets. Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) have cosponsored Vitter’s legislation.

DOTD promises a quick end to Baton Rouge I-10 widening

Soon the sounds of construction on I-10 will give way to the sound of cars humming along the new six lane interstate, and the morning commute will become bearable again.