FOX 48 Updates

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.

Baton Rouge native places sixth at Nathan's hot dog contest

If you could stomach it, the ten most intense, interesting and perhaps disgusting minutes on television aired on Independence Day.

Baton Rouge native looks to eat it up a notch at Coney Island contest

Whatever you do don't tell Adrian Morgan there's no strategy to professional eating.

Independence Day Events in Cenla & the Miss-Lou

Getting ready to celebrate the red, white and blue on Wednesday?  Here's some events around Central Louisiana and the Miss-Lou to party on America's 236th birthday.

Sen. Mary Landrieu talks success of the RESTORE Act

Senator Mary Landrieu, D-La., spoke out on the success of a key piece of legislation she sponsored that would bring more money to the state after the BP oil spill. The RESTORE Act is on it's way to President Obama's desk.

National Guard Youth Foundation hosts benefit to help program geared to helping at risks teens

The National Guard Youth Foundation hosted it's second annual Youth Challenge Gala in Baton Rouge. The event co-chaired by Senator Mary Landrieu, D-La., helps raise money for the Louisiana Youth Challenge program on Saturday.

Jackson, Miss. VA to host free health fairs for veterans in Mississippi

The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center is hosting free health fairs in July embarking on a state-wide effort to enroll Mississippi Veterans in VA healthcare.

Acadian Ambulance expands service area in South Texas

Acadian Ambulance has expanded its service area in South Texas with the addition of Medina County’s ESD 4.