FOX 48 Updates

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.

81 years together: State’s oldest married couple honored at Governor’s Mansion

If you and your sweetheart stay married long enough, you could be honored by the state.

La. Sen. David Vitter reacts to Obama's State of the Union

U.S. Sen. David Vitter released the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union address.

Updated damage reports from Miss. tornadoes and severe weather, according to MEMA

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received reports of at least 800 homes destroyed or receiving major damage from severe storms and tornadoes Sunday night. Power companies report outages are down to 350 customers.