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

  Fishermen discouraged by algae bloom levels post-Barry, still hoping for federal assistance

Charges against Tulane professors accused of attempting to steal trade secrets dropped

  St. Bernard Parish leaders appeal for federal disaster relief money for fishermen

  Plaquemines evacuation lifted, but parish still feeling impacts

  Residents work to clean cars, homes, businesses after storm flooding

  Crews prepare to mobilize as tropical disturbance heads towards the gulf

  Dominican High school alumni join Gert Town radiation lawsuit

  Parents sue John F. Kennedy high school amid graduation scandal

  Motion to keep documents secret raises concerns with church sex abuse victims

  Oyster fishermen dredging up “100 percent” dead oysters

  S&WB employees sign onto federal, class action lawsuit against City of New Orleans

  Gert Town radioactive bins may be moved while lawsuit heads to federal court

  NOPD shootout at CVS justified but avoidable, expert says

  Unlicensed public defender graduated from law school in 2016

  Education advocate encourages reform after grade-changing, students found lacking credits to graduate

  City, Drive Shack leaders encouraged by TP building demolition, future development

  Football coach of man accused in Metairie murder spree says allegations are shocking

  JPSO: Man arrested in 3 Metairie homicides

  Police: Mother of teen killed in rollover crash could face criminal charges

  Air of Uncertainty: Louisiana AG clears way for federal lawsuit against Denka-Dupont plant

  Church sex abuse victim doubtful of effectiveness of new abuse hotline

  Krewe of Isis expected to abandon Metairie to parade in Kenner

  ‘They took my baby’s life’: Mother demands justice after daughter shot to death

  CBD legalized in Louisiana, but lacks regulation early on

  State budget passes on final day of session

  NOPD makes 5 arrests after string of violent car break-ins, thefts, shootings

  Calls for increased security after two Bourbon street shootings

  Business owners unnerved by delay of Morganza Spillway opening

  La. lawmakers debate for hours before passing controversial abortion bill

  Terrebonne Parish deploying flood tubes ahead of Morganza Spillway opening