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

  Slidell officers making too many ‘nuisance calls’, instates 11pm curfew

  Fishermen fear impacts from Bonnet Carre Spillway opening third year in a row

  Frontline ER nurse dies of coronavirus, remembered as smiling, caring nurse

  ‘Don’t take it lightly,’: Unlikely coronavirus survivor’s story and message for others

  Some are doubtful retired doctors will return to help amid Covid-19 fight

  Jefferson Parish stresses stay at home orders as LDH investigates possible Covid-19 cluster

  Jefferson Parish reminds residents to stay vigilant, expands student nutrition plan

  Grassroots efforts help secure PPE for area hospitals

  New Orleans workshops help build PPE for healthcare workers

  Workers grapple with unemployment while mental health concerns rise

  Businesses close, others scrape to stay open after Mayor’s stay-at-home mandate

  Cosmetologists’ businesses suffering, while more calls come in for industrial cleaning companies

UMC launches ER triage tents to accommodate influx of Covid19 patients

  Bourbon St. deserted on St. Patrick’s day amid COVID19 outbreak

  Jefferson Parish taking measures to prevent spread of COVID-19

  OPSB fears loss of funds for some education programs after council vote

  New Orleans couple helps Nashville tornado relief, motivated by help received during Hurricane Katrina

  Kenner approves 10-year contract new trash company, IV Waste

  Jefferson Parish School Board passes amendment to restructure district

  Supreme Court set to take up Louisiana abortion law

  Builders, contractors fear for future projects after city department shakeup

  Krewe, city, safety leaders hold closed-door meeting on Carnival 2021 safety

  Health leaders: New Orleans residents shouldn’t panic about coronavirus

  Disappointment, understanding after high winds postpone Uptown parades

  PANO supports NOFD union dispute; both going years without city contracts

  Union leaders respond as NOFD dispute could extend beyond Mardi Gras

  NOFD union leaders believe the city isn’t moving fast enough to settle negotiations

  Former NOFD firefigher speaks out amid union’s dispute with city

  Air of uncertainty: EPA answers citizens questions regarding change in air monitoring

Air of Uncertainty: LDEQ, EPA to hold public meeting, Rep. Richmond weighs in