FOX 48 Updates

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.

Shedding light on the 'Darkness': Vidalia business owner's insensitivity causes local Facebook backlash

"There's a difference between being mean and being a bully," Katie May of Vidalia feels after her unexpected confrontation with a Vidalia store owner Thursday afternoon.

Cenla residents asked to be on alert for kidnapped Alabama teen

Alabama authorities are asking people across Central Louisiana to be on high alert as a kidnapped teen may be in the area.

Keep Louisiana Beautiful calls for award submissions

Keep Louisiana Beautiful, the state's non-profit organization dedicated to litter prevention and waste reduction, is calling on Louisiana residents to help nominate exemplary groups and individuals whose efforts help to keep Louisiana beaut