FOX 48 Updates

Louisiana Lt. Gov. unveils Battle of New Orleans bicentennial plans

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne and the Battle of New Orleans Bicentennial Commission are unveiling plans for commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans.

Cellular One presents Halo For Freedom check from fundraising campaign

The employees of Cellular One in Montana, Louisiana and Texas joined forces with their customers to support returning military soldiers.

Sec. of State reminds Louisianians to vote this Saturday

Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler reminds everyone that this Saturday is election day in many parishes across the state.

Alexandria eye surgeon gave emotional keynote speech to Scottish colleagues

Alexandria eye surgeon Dr. Robert Bruce Wallace, III, delivered a keynote address at an annual meeting Stirling University in Stirling, Scotland, to the Scottish Ophthalmological Society last month.

First Lady Jindal announces Governor’s Mansion is 'going pink'

For the sixth consecutive year, First Lady Supriya Jindal announced today that the Louisiana Governor’s Mansion will be lit pink until Thursday, October 17 in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

BESE makes slight adjustments to 'Common Core' education standards after public outcry

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has responded to the concerns of educators and parents related to the Common Core State Standards by revising policies at its October 16 meeting.

WWII marine's dog tags found, will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery on Friday

A World War II marine from Louisiana will be buried this week with full military honors at the Arlington National Cemetery, along with his Captain.

La. Rep. Lance Harris will go back to school

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Local residents weigh in on what they think the government should do

The government is still shutdown, and former Congressman Charlie Melancon said he has some solutions. He thinks everyone should come together, but what do the people think?

Bar success rates drop for third exam period in a row

Hundreds of newly-minted lawyers are celebrating. But there are fewer people joining the industry than in years past. The results of the July Louisiana Bar Exam were released Friday.