FOX 48 Updates

209th MPs return home after year-long deployment to Afghanistan

Fort Polk's 209th Military Police Company returned home in the early hours Aug. 6 after a year-long deployment to Afghanistan.

Military exercise to be conducted in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas

A military exercise is underway through Aug.

Louisiana shoppers flock to stores for tax holiday

Back-to-school shopping season is always a big boost for local retailers, but add a sales tax holiday to that equation, and what do you get?

Tropical Storm Ernesto forms in Atlantic

 Tropical Storm Ernesto has formed just east of the Windward Islands.

Tropical depression five forms

Tropical Depression Five formed in the Atlantic Basin on Wednesday afternoon. As of the 4:00 p.m.

Governor Jindal cuts ribbon at new L.E. Fletcher campus development

Governor Bobby Jindal marked the opening of the new L.E. Fletcher Technical Community College campus development on Tuesday.

Acadian Ambulance implements annual boot camp

Acadian Ambulance, an emergency and non-emergency medical transportation provider to Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi, is now implementing an annual EMT boot camp as part of their commitment to safety.

Bird thief busted after owner sees Craiglist ad

An accused thief is caught feather-handed after the owner noticed a Craigslist ad for her bird.

Man honors murdered son and nephew with a specially designed car

A man from Central, La. is using a race car to capture the memory of his son and nephew both victims of violent crime.

Governor Jindal, Tiburon announce 350 new jobs at Camp Minden

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and Jack Blalock, senior business development manager for Tiburon Associates Inc., announced that Tiburon will create 350 jobs and open a maintenance overhaul facility for transport vehicles at Camp Minden.