FOX 48 Updates

Angola inmate out hundreds after becoming victim of theft

The annual Angola Prison Rodeo is underway every weekend this month, but on the first Sunday of the arts and crafts show, one inmate is learning the hard way what it's like to be the victim of a crime.

Second crash at Natchez's famous Malt Shop in two years

The Malt Shop on the corner of Homochitto Street and Martin Luther King Drive in downtown Natchez is the scene of a second vehicular crash in less than two years.

Bottlenose dolphin found in Mississippi river being analyzed

Crews have recovered the caucus of a dolphin that was discovered Monday, Oct. 1 in the Mississippi River near the old bridge.

Alabama fan from viral video pled guilty to two counts obscenity

An Alabama man accused of sexually assaulting a passed out LSU fan after the BCS National Championship in January pled guilty to obscenity.

La. attorney, Miss. nurse anesthetist and Texas neuroscientist/musician vie to be 'Bachelor of the Year'

An LSU Law graduate from Louisiana, a nurse anesthetist from Mississippi and a neuroscientist/musician from Texas are vying to be Cosmopolitan magazine's 2012 'Bachelor of the Year.'

Abandoned dog gets second chance at life

A Wheaten Terrier has a second chance at life thanks to an animal rescue group. A member found the dog dumped in a trash bag in the Goodwood area and left for dead over a week ago.

'Dukes of Hazzard' fans hit Livingston Parish

Thousands of 'Dukes of Hazzard' fans joined in for a 'Dukes of Hazzard' Family Reunion and Car Show in Livingston Parish.

Report: Louisiana unemployment rates dropping

According to the Louisiana Workforce Commission, unemployment in Baton Rouge is at 7.2 percent, which is down from 8 percent in July. Unemployment is down 0.5 percent in Lafayette, where the rate sits at 5 percent.

LSU to test emergency text messaging service tomorrow

LSU will conduct a test of the university’s emergency text messaging system on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 9:00 a.m.

Motorcycle accident patients reunite with Acadian medics

Thanks to appropriate riding gear and the help of Acadian Ambulance medics, a father and daughter survived a near-fatal motorcycle crash in St. Martinville, La.