FOX 48 Updates

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.

Vernon Parish cleaning up after storms soak residents

LEESVILLE, La (Leesville Daily Leader) — Editor's Note: This is a developing story. Changes may be made from the original story.

Sections of Vernon Parish roadways closed due to flooding

LEESVILLE, La (Leesville Daily Leader) — UPDATE 9:38 a.m. — The following sections of roads are still closed due to flooding, according to the DOTD:

Ark-La-Tex prepares for heavy flooding

SHREVEPORT, La (KMSS) -- Ark-La-Tex residents are prepping for a heavy downpour today that could result in major flooding.