FOX 48 Updates

Thousands of singers hit the Big Easy for FOX's “AMERICAN IDOL” auditions

FOX's American Idol season 12 auditions are in full swing.

High school students learn leadership skills at Louisiana Youth Seminar

High school students from across the state came to Baton Rouge to find out how to become better leaders.

Shunick family ready for the nightmare to end

Around 7:00 a.m. Thursday morning, a search party set out to search three suspicious plots of overturned dirt, which investigators thought could be the shallow grave of missing UL student Mickey Shunick.

Pollock singer wins Cenla Idol 2012

Jonas Augustine, 22, of Pollock, La., is amazed at the possibility that he would be the winner of Saturday's Cenla Idol 2012 Finale in the Alexandria Mall.

Lafayette Police: Mickey Shunick suspect arrest details released

The Lafayette Police Department held a press conference on Friday, July 6 to update the public in regards to the arrest made in the Mickey Shunick investigation.

Louisiana Libertarian Party to meet in Alexandria

The Libertarian Party of Louisiana’s (LPL) State Central Committee will meet in Alexandria on July 28 at The Cottage Restaurant in Alexandria at 11:00 a.m.

Lafayette Police: Arrest made in Mickey Shunick case

The Lafayette Police Department reports that an arrest has been made in the case of Mickey Shunick. They said that no other comment will be made until tomorrow, Friday, July 6.

Under $3.00 gas hits Central Louisiana as Miss-Lou area still waits

Alexandria area residents are celebrating more than America's birthday this week.

Waste Management's Natchez & Adams County customers may experience varying service times

Waste Management announced today that residential service times throughout the Adams County area will vary because of a change in disposal sites.

Essence Music Festival kicks off today in New Orleans

Today is the opening day of the annual Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. Although the weekend will be filled with live music performances, today’s focus is on issues affecting youth in our area.