FOX 48 Updates

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.

Obama: "I think same sex couples should get married."

In the wake of North Carolina's landmark decision to ban gay marriage, the Commander in Chief is speaking out during an exclusive interview with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts.

Hatchet-wielding woman chases two people in Bossier City road rage incident

A Shreveport woman was arrested Tuesday following a road rage incident in which she chased two people with a hatchet.

Stomach virus cases causes closure of Terrebonne Parish oyster harvesting area

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) closed a molluscan shellfish harvesting area in southwestern Terrebonne Parish Tuesday located in Basin 12, Area 23.

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.