FOX 48 Updates

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.

‘Books to Bookmark’ for entertaining summer reading

On a warm summer night, there’s no better way to relax than with a good book. The problem, however, can often be the decision on which book to invest your time. offers a solution to this dilemma.

Buffett beach concert reschedule for July 11

The hope was to draw visitors back to the Gulf Coast, but Hurricane Alex put a kink in the plans for the free beach concert that was supposed to be held this past holiday weekend in Alabama.

Hawthorne Heights give a free gift to Louisiana fans

On Tuesday, June 15, Hawthorne Heights made their debut performance in Baton Rouge. Fans that made it out to the show walked away at the end of the night with a special gift from the band.