FOX 48 Updates

Le Tour de Bayou comes to Alexandria

Mark your calendars, air up your tires, wash your tennis and get ready to ride, roll, walk or stroll along the bayou. The first annual Le Tour de Bayou, hosted by Kent Plantation House will be held Saturday, September 15, 2012.

Debit card fees waived this week for unemployment claimants, some DCFS program recipients

The Louisiana Workforce Commission and the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services announced that Chase will waive fees to assist families and individuals affected by Hurricane Isaac.

Tropical Storm Isaac 1:00 a.m. Update

Tropical Storm Isaac continues to weaken as he continues his slow march into Central Louisiana and the Miss-Lou.

Mississippi continues response efforts due to Tropical Storm Isaac

Tropical Storm Isaac is slowly moving through Mississippi and Louisiana bringing heavy rain and high winds through the states. Residents throughout Mississippi are warned to watch for flooding when the storm reaches their communities.

Tropical Storm Isaac 6:00 p.m. Update

Chief meteorologist Jesse Gunkel from sister station WVLA-TV brings you the latest on Isaac . Click the video above.

La. state government offices to remain closed statewide Thursday

Due to continuing dangerous conditions caused by Tropical Storm Isaac, Commissioner of Administration Paul Rainwater announced that Louisiana state government offices will remain closed Thursday, August 30.

Isaac on painful crawl northwest through Louisiana

Isaac is moving toward the northwest near 6 mph. This general motion is expected to continue through tonight, followed by a turn toward the north-northwest by Thursday night or early Friday.

First death during Hurricane Isaac reported

Hurricane Isaac claimed its first victim in Louisiana on Tuesday. Vermillion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillon says Carlos Medellin-Guillen, 36, of Erath, died.

LSU Veterinary Hospital will remain open despite the storm

With Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaac approaching the Gulf Coast, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine urges you to include your pets in your evacuation plans.