FOX 48 Updates

Jindal makes State of the State Address

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) — With 44 percent of Louisiana schools receiving a "D" or an "F" on the latest state school assessments, Governor Bobby Jindal stated to legislators on both sides that change is needed now.

State Emergency declared in Lafayette Parish due to flooding

CARENCRO, La — The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP), Louisiana National Guard (LANG), Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), Louisiana State Police (LSP) and the Department o

Russell Brand filming new project in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La (WGMB) -- Russell Brand, the infamous actor/comedian and soon to be ex-husband of Katy Perry, is in the Bayou State to begin filming his latest project, which is currently untitled.

SeNSE seeks entrepreneurs for Film Industry Pitch Night

BATON ROUGE, La (WGMB) — The film industry in Louisiana continues to grow. Next month, local entrepreneurs will have their chance to submit an idea for a business that relates to the industry during Pitch Night.

Lafayette mom shocked by school lunch menu

LAFAYETTE, La (WGMB) - Ali Roberts decided to spend her lunch time at the school her second-grade daughter attends. When she arrived at the school around 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, Feb.

Boyce couple receives $1-million prize

ALEXANDRIA, La — Mary Roberts of Boyce became the Louisiana Lottery’s first millionaire of 2012 when she claimed a $1 million Powerball prize from the Feb.

Saintsations 2012 auditions will be held on April 15

NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The New Orleans Saintsation Cheerleaders have announced that preliminary auditions for the 2012 team will be held April 15, 2012, at the UNO Human Performance Center.

LSU Department of Bands to hold auditions for 2012-13 Golden Girls and Colorguard

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Department of Bands will hold auditions for the 2012-13 Golden Girls dance line on Saturday, Mar. 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the new Tiger Band Hall, located on Aster Street near Highland Road.

Adele "Rolling" in the honors at the Grammy Awards

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (WGMB) – The death of Whitney Houston was on everyone's mind at the Grammy Awards. But the night belonged to Adele, who swept every major Grammy category.

Whitney Houston's daughter hospitalized

(NewsCore) - The 18-year-old daughter of Whitney Houston was rushed to the hospital Sunday, a day after her mother was found dead in a Beverly Hills hotel.