FOX 48 Updates

Louisiana state tax filing deadline is Thur. May 15

Thursday, May 15 is the deadline for filing 2013 Louisiana Individual Income Tax returns.Unknown Object

A look at ADHD in Louisiana

If you ask parents in Louisiana, many will tell you their children suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Xerox plans test of La. EBT system; DCFS reminds retailers to follow procedures

Xerox, a third party contractor for DCFS, will conduct several multi-state tests of its Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) system during May, the first this Saturday, May 10.

Overcoming the odds: Woman with rare disorder is successful artist, designer, author

"My Mom especially, would never--and still doesn't (not that it's that big of a deal now) never let me feel sorry for myself, which was a major, major thing in my house."

La. Lottery announces May 1 'Lotto Lagniappe' drawing results

The Louisiana Lottery held the second of four promotional "Lotto Lagniappe" raffle drawings from 191,220 promotional entry tickets generated when customers purchased a $5 single-draw Lotto ticket in April.

City of Leesville announces build date for Jubilee Park playground

The City of Leesville has announced that May 16 is the build date for a playground at Jubilee Park.

Alexandria business owner arrested on multiple drug charges

The Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigation - Alexandria Field Office (LSP AFO) on Monday arrested Stephen D. Holsomback, 49, of Alexandria, for drug charges stemming from a search warrant of his local business.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2014 theme announced

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the 2014 official theme of National Disability Employment Awareness Month: “Expect. Employ.

Vitter helps Central La. military veteran receive war medals

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) today announced that Retired Corporal Matthew Clyde Brossette of Ball, La. was presented with war medals he earned serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Doctor among first in United States to use new heart cleaning device

A local doctor is on the cutting edge of heart surgery. Dr. Bahij Khuri, an interventional cardiologist at Ochsner, is the first doctor in Baton Rouge and one of the few in the nation to use a Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System.