We've shown you some of the most dangerous pools in the City that are stagnant and don't meet the proper fencing requirements. Just this week, the City drained and filled one of them. But we've found many that are fenced, but are still creating health concerns for the people who live around them.
Workers spent most of the day draining what may be one of the most dangerous blighted swimming pools in the City. The stagnant and unfenced pool in New Orleans East that the FOX 8 Defenders exposed in October has been wide open for nine years.
As part of an ongoing FOX 8 Defenders investigation, we take you to what may be one of the most dangerous non-maintained pools in New Orleans and explain what could soon happen to it after years of neglect.
In a follow-up to a FOX 8 Defenders investigation that started in November 2017, we’ve learned the State of Louisiana’s Disaster Recovery Unit is seeking re-payment of Road Home money from a homeowner we’ve reported on for a longtime blighted swimming pool in Lakeview.
After a year-long FOX 8 Defenders investigation, the New Orleans City Council created a law to fill in dangerous swimming pools. But tonight, despite that new ordinance, a city department head says he can't enforce it.
A Code Enforcement hearing officer ruled in favor of the City Monday to fill a longtime nuisance pool in Lakeview that the FOX 8 Defenders have tracked for months. Tonight neighbors are cautiously optimistic.
A follow-up now to a series of FOX 8 Defenders reports over the last year, laying out the public health and safety concerns surrounding a longtime nuisance pool. We're learning after 13 years, a blighted Lakeview pool could soon get fixed or filled.
You may have seen the promises of quick and easy money if you wrap your car with ads for a specific product or company. But don't get lured in. A Houma woman explains how the only person making the quick profit is the scammer behind what you think is a job offer.
If you own property in New Orleans and don't agree with the assessment, now is the time to challenge it. In this FOX 8 Defenders report, we explain what you need to know about the appeals process that's open now through August 15th.
Months after a FOX 8 Defenders report exposed some of the worst repeat blight offenders in one neighborhood, there is some progress. However, neighbors worry one nuisance property remains a disturbing health and safety hazard.
It's no secret Lakeview has its share of potholes, but neighbors complained one of the more well-traveled streets had become dangerous. After months of no answers, they turned to Shelley Brown and the FOX 8 Defenders, and got results.
A full month into hurricane season and already there are mounting concerns over maintenance of some New Orleans drainage canals. Some worry what's growing wild in them could put your property at risk. The FOX 8 Defenders look for answers and action.