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

  Suspected juveniles rob professional violinist’s car with instrument, equipment still inside

  Gubernatorial candidates make final state-wide push ahead of Election Day

  Neighbors shocked after man is arrested for posing as handicapped brother

  Few applications submitted for SBA loans following Hard Rock collapse

  Cantrell doubles down, responds to criticism against bond and tax propositions

  Travel headaches continue at new airport terminal

  Baggage, ride share troubles plague new airport terminal’s second day

  Essence Fest to stay in New Orleans for another 5 years

  Kanye West brings his ‘Sunday Service’ concert to Baton Rouge

  Revelers enjoy Halloween holiday despite chilly temperatures

  Covington man counts his blessings after TS Olga causes extensive damage

  Thousands tour new airport terminal weeks ahead of opening day

  City’s denial of FOX 8 records requests implies criminal investigation into Hard Rock collapse

  Engineer estimates weeks until remains recovered from Hard Rock collapse site

  City official gives update on Hard Rock crane implosion, recovery

  Implosion draws spectators, blows out neighboring business windows

OSHA and NOPD begin investigation into Hard Rock Hotel collapse

  City officials continue to monitor cranes, clean up debris at Hard Rock collapse site

  Crews continue to search crumbled levels of collapsed hotel; remains extremely unstable

  Growing concern over high cost of medical marijuana

  “I can no longer see my kids’ faces”: Woman details her fight with neuroinvasive West Nile disease

High early voter turnout could indicate early support for democratic candidates

  Residents, business owners demand answers of failing Algiers ferry service

  FOX 8 Defenders: Northshore residents troubled with brown water may soon see relief

  FOX 8 Defenders: Northshore residents frustrated at continued dirty, brown water in homes

  Three Jefferson Parish President candidates square off in West Bank debate

  New Orleans receives ‘D’ rating for creating affordable housing options

  Fundraisers underway to benefit fallen Mandeville Police Captain Vincent Liberto

  Thousands brave the heat for the 25th annual Gretna Fest

  Despite violent weekend, city still on pace to break 2018 murder figures