Amanda Roberts

Amanda Roberts

Amanda is incredibly excited be a part of the Fox 8 News team. She is a Nashville, Tennessee native with strong ties to the New England North; she’s now happy to have made it to what her family and friends refer to as the “Deep South."

Recent Articles by Amanda

  Community pitches in to help support families of missing mariners

  Stalled Irish Channel street construction frustrates residents, businesses

  New Orleans restaurants prepare to apply for Restaurant Revitalization Fund

  Residents pressed city councilmember, NOPD, DA’s office on rising violent crime, carjacking

  Cantrell ‘hopeful’ for large-scale Saints games in Superdome

  Louisiana 16-year-old encourages other teens to get vaccinated after receiving first Pfizer shot

  “Vax Fest” coordinators prepare for largest vaccine event in the state

  Prytania Theatre offering free movie ticket with proof of vaccination

  3-year-old child in critical condition after shooting in Hammond; suspect in custody

  Estimated $12,000 building materials stolen from nonprofit rebuilding the Lower Ninth Ward

  New Orleans AAPI community mourns, calls for more dialogue following Atlanta attacks

  NOPD search for suspects in Bourbon Street shooting that injured 2 bystanders

  Mother says she wants accountability and change after NOPD officer-involved shooting

  Expecting mothers, doctors encouraged by infant born with Covid antibodies

  ‘There is an end in sight,’: Family members reunited with hugs after nursing home restrictions lifted

  St. Patrick’s Day weekend festivities continue given Covid restrictions

  Many families to receive significant tax breaks per child 17-years-old and younger

  Vaccine-seekers will need to ‘attest’ to pre-existing conditions

  Following Bourbon Street shooting, residents, law enforcement expert critical of curfew enforcement shortfall

  French Quarter visitors, businesses alarmed after separate shootings injure four teens

  Festivals, fairs to look different under Phase 3 guidelines, medical experts urge continued mitigation measures

  Phase 3: Bands, venues cautiously optimistic of indoor live music allowances

  ‘He should leave medicine to the physicians,’ Medical experts fear fall-out from Archbishop vaccine statement

  Wedding industry hopeful after city lifts more Covid restrictions

  Residents wary after decreased security measures in the French Quarter

  Family creates memorial for mother killed in gun store shootout

  Family of woman murdered at Metairie gun range remembers her as ‘a bright light’

  “It felt like we were in a war,” Eyewitnesses thankful to walk away from Metairie gun store shootout

  Southshore residents prepare for below-freezing, pipe-bursting temperatures

  Parish, transportation leaders prepare for wintry weather