FOX 48 Updates

Central Louisiana Orchid Society presents showing at Kent House

The Central Louisiana Orchid Society will present a showing at Kent House Plantation in Alexandria Friday, May 11, from noon - 5:00 p.m., and Saturday, May 12, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Louisiana anti-bullying bill inspired by teen's death moves forward, faces opposition

Anti-bullying legislation inspired by the death of a Pointe Coupee girl is one step closer to becoming law after being approved by the Senate Education Committee.

Oak tree planted to commemorate Louisiana bicentennial

In honor of Louisiana’s big birthday, State Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Dr. Mike Strain planted a brand new oak tree.

William and Kate celebrate first wedding anniversary

Prince William and his now-wife Kate celebrated their first anniversary on Sunday.

Louisiana Residents gather for the state's 200th Birthday

"It's our culture, it's our culture, it's how we were raised," said Sydney Burchfield, a Louisiana resident.

CLECO presents Hot Spot to students

May is Electrical Safety Month and also time for Cleco’s Hot Spot safety program to hit the road.

Louisiana ranked last in U.S. Peace Index

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - Louisiana is the least peaceful state to live in. That's according to the US Peace Index . This is the eleventh year in a row Louisiana ranked at the bottom of the list.

843 pounds of marijuana seized in traffic stop

ST. MARTIN PARISH, La (WGMB) — Louisiana State Troopers arrested two men from Kingston, Jamaica with 843 pounds of marijuana.

Jobs announcment in Natchez made by Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant

NATCHEZ, Miss -- Governor Phil Bryant (R-Miss) marked his 100th day in office by making an economic development in Adams County.  Bryant joined officials from two companies, The Blain Companies and Fores Canada, Inc., to announce a busines

Susan G. Komen affiliates meet to save breast cancer screening program

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) - Susan G. Komen Representatives from across Louisiana came together at the State Capitol to encourage lawmakers to support a state breast cancer screening program.