FOX 48 Updates

NOPD launches investigation seeking Alabama fan

BATON ROUGE, La. (WGMB) — The New Orleans Police Department is now seeking the Alabama fan seen physically abusing an LSU fan after the BCS game.

BP oil spill trial to start in less than a month

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGMB) — The trial in the U.S. District Court in New Orleans over the BP oil spill gets underway in just over a month. Four gulf coast states were affected by that explosion and spill in April 2010.

Released on YouTube: LSU fan assaulted by Alabama fans after BCS game

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGMB) — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating an assault situation that happened on Bourbon Street after the BCS National Championship.

Alabama shuts down LSU for BCS title

NEW ORLEANS — After enduring a brutal schedule unblemished, No. 1 LSU (13-1) suffered its first loss in a BCS bowl, as No. 2 Alabama claimed the 2011 BCS National Championship, 21-0, on Monday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Jindal starts second term with a swearing in cermony

BATON ROUGE, La. (WGMB) - The who's who of louisiana politics came out in style to watch Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal begin his second term in office.

Big Weekend in The Big Easy

NEW ORLEANS (WNTZ) - New Orleans will see plenty of action this weekend, the kind of action that could rival Mardi Gras, only a few weeks away.  The Mercedes Benz Superdome is ground zero for the excitement.

New Year's Eve Local Events

For all events in Cenla and the Miss-Lou, visit our Events page.  

Gov. Jindal Blasts Drilling Moratorium at Rally for Economic Survival

LAFAYETTE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal addressed the Rally for Economic Survival where he blasted the President’s deepwater drilling moratorium and called on the rally-goers to send a clear message to Washington, D.C.

Thousands Gathered at Lafayette Cajundome for "Rally for Economic Survival".

Thousands of people were inside Lafayette's Cajundome for today's "Rally for Economic Survival." People are gathering - hoping to encourage federal officials to life the drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico.

Civil Air Patrol Holds Standardization/Evaluation Conference

ALEXANDRIA, La.  On July 10, Civil Air Patrol’s (CAP) Louisiana Wing held a Standardization/Evaluation (Stan/Eval) conference at the Surrogate Predator Operations facility at the Alexandria International Airport.