FOX 8 Defenders

  FOX 8 Defenders: Longtime blighted pool could soon get fixed or filled

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.

FOX 8 Defenders: Nearly $15,000 in summer savings for area consumers

The FOX 8 Defenders saved a handful of consumers thousands of dollars this summer.  From furniture to flooring, our volunteers listened and got to work, saving area consumers nearly $15,000.

FOX 8 Defenders: Council members push for stronger enforcement regarding blighted pools

The New Orleans City Council's Governmental Affairs committee was clear Tuesday that something needs to change when it comes to enforcing judgments against blighted pools across the city.

FOX 8 Defenders: Orleans property assessment appeals period now through Aug. 15th

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.

FOX 8 Defenders: Nuisance pool in Lakeview remains black, stagnant

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.

FOX 8 Defenders: Dangerous potholes get fixed on busy Lakeview block

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.

  FOX 8 Defenders: Drainage canal concerns during hurricane season

FOX 8 Defenders Follow-up: Crews begin cutting city's biggest drainage canal

FOX 8 Defenders: JPSO launches investigation against OBL Travel

FOX 8 Defenders: More tourists fall victim to OBL Travel ruse

FOX 8 Defenders: BBB issues warnings after travel company concern

FOX 8 Defenders: More than 100 dogs seized in Thibodaux

FOX 8 Defenders: Gentilly water meter full of bees

Defenders help woman with broken lift for elderly mother

FOX 8 Defenders: Examining two of the largest eyesores in N.O. East

FOX 8 Defenders: Minor vehicle dents cost consumers big time

FOX 8 Defenders: Crews help resurrect historic resting place

FOX 8 Defenders: JP rental scam update

FOX 8 Defenders 2017 Year in Review

FOX 8 Defenders: Avoid giving dangerous toys

FOX 8 Defenders: Reserve man gets replacement TV

FOX 8 Defenders: Lakeview neighbors frustrated with repeat blight offenders

FOX 8 Defenders: JP business finds itself in the middle of a serious cyber threat

FOX 8 Defenders save consumers more than $70,000 this year

FOX 8 Defenders: Summer rains delay JP lakefront levee lift

FOX 8 Defenders get relief for family facing power shut-off

FOX 8 Defenders get results for elderly woman with phone service outage

FOX 8 Defenders: Buried fire hydrants now accessible in Covington neighborhood

FOX 8 Defenders: NO property owners can appeal assessments until Aug. 15

FOX 8 Defenders: BBB warns of five top summer scams

FOX 8 Defenders: Parish clears thousands of dollars in man's landscaping

FOX 8 Defenders: Illegal dumping captured on camera, resident unhappy with NOPD response

FOX 8 Defenders: Concert supporter out $20,000

FOX 8 Defenders: 90-year-old homeowner's leak gets repaired

FOX 8 Defenders: JP tire and rim business is subject of many complaints

NCJW celebrates 120 years in New Orleans

FOX 8 Defenders: Car dealer offers to buy back used, moldy SUV

FOX 8 Defenders: Class-action levee breach settlement update

FOX 8 Defenders: Car app helps consumers spot dangers on the road

FOX 8 Defenders: Tips to avoid bogus contractors in wake of EF3 tornado

FOX 8 Defenders: Gretna grandmother won't receive hoverboards after federal agency's request


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