FOX 48 Updates

West Monroe Navy man killed in helicopter crash

The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two sailors who died in a helicopter crash July 19 in Oman.

Free entertainment industry workshop to be held at Mardi Gras World

 As the entertainment industry continues to grow in Louisiana, so too do the opportunities to gain inside knowledge and learn about the latest and greatest gadgets that make it all possible.

Baton Rouge native among survivors in Colorado movie massacre

A friend of the family has told our sister station WVLA-TV in Baton Rouge a Baton Rouge area woman was shot in Friday's movie theater shooting in Auora, Colorado.

New Orleans Hotel imploded to make way for new University Medical Center

Early risers in Downtown New Orleans woke up to a huge boom Sunday morning. The state imploded the Pallas Hotel also known as the Grand Palace Hotel.

One dead, one missing after boating accident in Lake Charles

Search and rescue crews are currently searching for a missing boater who was onboard a vessel on Lake Charles in Calcasieu Parish that was found capsized and left another man dead.

Could there be more cases connected to Brandon Lavergne?

Brandon Lavergne, 33, has been indicted for two homicide cases, but investigators say that may not be the end to this story.

Suddenlink 'connects' with new partner

Cequel Communications Holdings, LLC, which does business as Suddenlink Communications (“Suddenlink” or “the Company”), announced today that it and its existing equity holders have reached an agreement under which BC Part

Lawmakers address Medicaid cuts, LSU to be hit the hardest

Lawmakers were called into work today to address the more than three quarters of a billion dollars in healthcare cuts facing Louisiana.

Baton Rouge Zoo welcomes baby zebra

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a baby plains zebra. He was born on Tuesday, July 17th, and is doing well on exhibit with the herd. This baby is the 23rd zebra born at the Baton Rouge Zoo.

West Nile-infected mosquitoes found in Ascension Parish

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus have been found in Ascension Parish. A spokesperson for the parish president's office says mosquitoes have been trapped in several spots across the parish and tested.