FOX 48 Updates

Local Culinary instructor featured in PARADE’s ‘What People Earn’ issue

NATIONAL NEWS — PARADE’s 30th annual What People Earn report, one of our most popular features which takes a peek at how much money Americans make, is out today, Sunday, April 15, and a Baton Rouge resident made it to the cover.

GOP candidate Rick Santorum drops out of Presidential race

GETTYSBURG, Pa (WGMB) - Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has decided to will suspend his campaign for the nomination.

Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con returns at end of 2012

NEW ORLEANS, La (WGMB) — Wizard World Comic Con announced Friday that it will return to New Orleans for a third year. However, this time it will arrive nearly two months earlier.

Invasive water plant species may get worse

IBERIA PARISH, La (WVLA) — A quick trip into Bay Natchez and you'll soon notice the water, gets rough from all the Giant Salvinia.

Showing eternal love for bacon in the afterlife

Seattle, Wash (KETK) — Do you have a unique "taste" in life? Do you have a love for bacon? If you do, we've found the product made just for you-- bacon coffins.

Mega Millions fever spreads to a world record

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) — As the numbers continue to climb, so does the anticipation. The Louisiana Lottery has confirmed that the Mega Millions jackpot is now $640 million.

Alexandria Police: Man tries to kidnap infant from hospital by posing as physician

ALEXANDRIA, La (WVLA) — Police are trying to figure out why a man posed as a physician and allegedly attempted to kidnap a two month old child from its hospital room.

Louisiana acting connection to new movie "The Hunger Games"

The Hunger Games debuted this past weekend.  The blockbuster brought in $150 million.

Texas man arrested in moonshine discovery

SMITH COUNTY, Tex (KETK-TV) The Smith County, Texas Constable found an illegal moonshine operation in the 9300 block of County Road 2301.