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."
Fishermen returned to their docks after the threat from Barry diminished Monday (July 15), hopeful the storm brought in enough salt water to knock out the toxic algae bloom that has been hurting their catch for weeks.
More than 80 former Dominican High School students have joined a lawsuit against the city, some claiming they have suffered from cancer, fertility and thyroid issues that could be related to radiation exposure.
Parents are suing the high school, its charter and other agencies after more than half of the school's graduating class walked across the stage and did not learn until later, they didn't have the credits to get their diploma.
A group of concerned Gert Town residents will now see the city of New Orleans in federal court, as more than 200 residents are suing the city in a class for failing to notify them of radioactive waste by their homes.
Criminologist Peter Scharf said while neither suspects, officers, nor bystanders died in the shooting, it’s not the outcome police want and the video of the chaotic scene should be used to learn how to do things differently.
John Curtis High School football coach, JT Curtis said he actually went back to look at the file for one of his student athletes, Sean Barrette after learning of his suspected involvement in four different murders.
A suspect is in custody Tuesday night (June 18), after three people were fatally shot in less than 24 hours in Metairie, in a radius smaller than two miles, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Investigators believe the driver was impaired when she flipped her vehicle in Hammond Sunday night (June 17), leaving her young daughter and niece critically injured and her 15-year-old son dead. None of the children were properly restrained.
In a clear majority, the Conference of Catholic Bishops voted to create a new hotline for sex abuse within the catholic church, which would be operated by a third-party group to take allegations of sexual abuse or cover-up
As Kim Lassai comforted her distraught daughter after a man was fatally shot just blocks away from their New Orleans East home last week, neither knew the 21-year-old would suffer the same fate, on that same block, just days later.
The last day of the regular legislative session came to and end Thursday at the Louisiana State Capitol. Among a series of last minute bill approvals, the house also passed a budget to fund state agencies.