FOX 48 Updates

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.

Exclusive Behind the Scenes Tour of Celtic Studios

Our Kelsey Scram takes us on an exclusive behind the scenes tour of Celtic Studios. For more information, visit

Cajun Hollywood Part 2

What do Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Dempsey, and Ashley Judd all have in common? They’ve each filmed a move here in Baton Rouge, within the last year.

Urgent Heat Wave Animal Advisory

With the heat index expected to reach 105 degrees today and hot weather expected to continue in your area, PETA is offering lifesaving tips on caring for dogs.

Why Louisiana has become the Cajun Hollywood

While many businesses are struggling because of the Crisis on the Coast, one industry is booming. That's the film industry.