FOX 48 Updates

Recycling center points Fort Polk toward Net Zero Waste 2020

“Reduce, reuse, recycle” has become a household phrase; yet being a steward of the environment sometimes takes a backseat when life gets busy.

Over 7,000 jobs to be created due to largest manufacturing investment in state’s history

Today Sasol Ltd. Announced plans to invest between $16 billion and $21 billion in an integrated GTL and ethane cracker complex in Westlake. The facility is expected to create roughly 1,253 direct jobs and roughly 5,886 indirect jobs.

Want to be part of the Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show featuring Beyonce?

Producers of the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Half Time Show are offering area residents an opportunity to participate in Super Bowl XLVII which will be played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday, February 3, 2013.

Judge: Downing is a ‘bully’ who permanently damaged someone else’s life

The man accused of sexually assaulting an LSU fan in the French Quarter after the BCS Championship game earlier this year was sentenced today.

Winning Powerball tickets sold in Missouri and Arizona

Two powerball tickets had all 5 matching numbers and the Powerball. The winners will split an almost $580 million jackpot. Unfortunately, there were no jackpot winners in Louisiana.

Strain urges Corps not to lower river levels

Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF), sent a letter to the U.S.

Educators bring Jindal's voucher program to court

The first day of what's expected to be three days of testimony over Governor Jindal's educational voucher program has wrapped up.

ACLU issues letter defending woman's right to 'middle finger light display'

Sarah Henderson was told by police to remove Christmas lights in the shape of a middle finger, and fined after complaints from neighbors. However, the American Civil Liberties Union says she had every right to put them up.

Body found in Gulf identified as missing worker from Black Elk Energy platform

The U.S. Coast Guard confirms that the missing worker from the Black Elk Energy platform explosion was found in the Gulf of Mexico

Vehicular accident with carriage breaks horse loose in Natchez's downtown

The driver of a horse-drawn carriage in downtown Natchez has minor injuries after a vehicle driver collided with the carriage, setting the horse named Mack loose on Natchez's streets.