FOX 48 Updates

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.

Residents angry about stench along Bayou Manchac

 “I've waded through all this swamp, high water, low water, crawfish whatever you want to talk about and I've never seen this smell before," says Johnny Braud

Accused Shunick, Pate killer pleads not guilty

Brandon Scott Lavergne, 33, the man accused of killing Lisa Pate in 1999, and Mickey Shunick on May 19, has pleaded Not Guilty to First-Degree murder charges in both cases.

Gift card scam now using local organizations across Louisiana to trick victims

A scam is making its way across Louisiana and it’s using the names of local organizations to trick victims into providing personal information.

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.