FOX 48 Updates

Saints hire Spagnuolo as Defensive Coordinator

NEW ORLEANS, La (WGMB) — Former St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo has agreed to become defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints.

Alabama fan accused of assaulting LSU fan in viral video arrested

UPDATE 10:38 p.m.: Brian Downing, 32, of Smiths Station, Ala., arrived in New Orleans around 10:30 p.m.

Lady Gaga takes in local flavor at Baton Rouge hot spot

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) — She’s 25-years old and now has more followers on Twitter than the President. Now, New York-native Lady Gaga takes in the local flavor while making a stop in Baton Rouge.

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.