FOX 48 Updates

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

Louisiana game developer, Pixel Dash Studios, releases Fans vs. Franchise update for iOS Devices

Just in time for the start of the NFL season, Louisiana game developer, Pixel Dash Studios announced today the release of an update to its “fan favorite” Fans vs. Franchise.

Hurricane Isaac costs Entergy up to $500 million

Entergy reports that Hurricane Isaac cost them between $400 to $500 million. That includes about $80 million in the Baton Rouge area.