FOX 48 Updates

Controversial halftime show at Texas high school game stirs debate

A Texas high school is facing intense criticism after a halftime show in which a person dressed like Mitt Romney was punched in the face by someone depicting Big Bird.

Two Dozen Louisiana State Troopers head to New Jersey

As the northeast continues to struggle with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Louisiana State Police has deployed more than two dozen uniformed Troopers to assist law enforcement in New Jersey with recovery efforts.

Man missing since 2008 linked to bones discovered in St. Amant

Officials believe the bones discovered by hunters in St. Amant on Sunday belong to a man who was reported missing in 2008.

Officials: Winnsboro burn victim fabricated story of attack

Officials say the woman who was believed to be burned during an attack may have actually set fire to herself. Winnsboro Police Chief Lester Thomas says there is no evidence to suggest that anyone else was involved in the attack.

Burn victim to have first surgery, community rallies in support

Woman intentionally set on fire remains in hospital in critical condition

  A woman is still in critical condition because police say she was intentionally set on fire.

Bad tires cause Miss. Community College van to crash on I-12, 9 injured

A passenger van from a Mississippi community college crashed on I-12 near Robert, La. Investigators believe poor tire condition may have caused the crash, and officials with the college say a full investigation will be launched.

La. Dept. of Revenue announces enhanced efforts to collect funds owed to state

The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) announced Friday a new tool to enhance its efforts to collect overdue debts owed to agencies across state government.

Krotz Springs man claims $1 million Powerball prize

David Stelly told his coworkers he was “going to win some money” before checking his Powerball ticket last week, and that's just what he did.

Voodoo fest adds Metallica to headline after Green Day backed out

Adding a multi-platinum band to headline your music festival with only two weeks notice seems like a nearly impossible task.