FOX 48 Updates

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.

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.