FOX 48 Updates

LSU to get budget impact figures, consider new programs for Shreveport, Alexandria campuses

LSU Board members next Friday are expected to get an update on the impact of state budget cuts on LSU System institutions.

New York City seeks to ban big sodas from restaurants, food carts

New York City is set to ban the sale of large-size sodas and other sugary beverages in an effort to combat rising obesity rates, city officials said Thursday.

Bloomington, Ind. police contact Lafayette about similar missing person case

The case of missing ULL student Mickey Shunick caught the eye of police investigators in Bloomington, Ind.. That’s because they see similarities between this case and one they worked roughly one year ago.

Superfest weekend brings 75,000 country music fans to Baton Rouge

Approximately 75,000 festival-goers from across the country—and from as far away as Canada, Mexico, France, and Norway—trekked to Louisiana State University’s famed football venue, the legendary Tiger Stadium, to be part of th

Missing UL-Lafayette student seen on surveillance video

Detectives were able to identify a bicyclist believed to be Mickey Shunick traveling on Versailles Blvd. and Saint Landry Street.

Louisiana hurricane prep sales tax holiday this weekend

On Saturday and Sunday, Louisiana residents will have a chance to stock up on necessary items to prepare for this hurricane season.  

Lafayette cyclist never makes it home, community search party seeks answers

What started out as a normal night out on the town has turned into a living nightmare for the family and friends of a 21-year-old woman from Lafayette.

Nine-hour Natchez prison riot claims life of one guard; several employees and prisoners injured

After nine intense hours at the Adams County Corrections Center outside Natchez on Sunday, one prison guard is dead.

Monroe mall will host Miss Louisiana's Outstanding Teen Scavenger Hunt

The Miss Louisiana's Outstanding Teen 2012 contestants are on the hunt at Pecanland Mall Wednesday, May 30, 2012.

GOP answers back to Obama's same sex marriage decision

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus, in response to Obama's gay marriage decision Wednesday afternoon, released an official statement.