It has been Kimberly's life-long dream to be a reporter in New Orleans. Before arriving at Fox 8, Kimberly worked as an investigative reporter for WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tennessee. She is an Emmy award -winning investigative reporter. Her investigations have made a difference in Nashville and beyond.
We first introduced you to Trichelle McDaniel in May as she held her baby boy for the first time after spending 72 days in the hospital. She was 35 weeks pregnant when she tested positive for Covid-19. She went into preterm labor and had to undergo an emergency c-section at Touro Hospital.
In a recently filed motion, attorneys for an alleged church sex abuse victim say former priest Lawrence Hecker "is still very much alive, vibrant, lives alone, and is a danger to young boys until he draws his final breath."
After weeks of negotiations, Congress is set to vote on a Coronavirus relief package Monday, but lawmakers will also vote on an attached measure to the overall funding bill that could impact future coastal restoration and flood protection in the New Orleans area.
The Louisiana Department of Health says as many as 250,000 people could receive the Covid-19 vaccine in Louisiana by the middle of January. The initial doses are expected to arrive next week and will go to those most at risk.
While the LCMC Healthcare system is treating more Covid-19 patients right now, the UMC Chief Medical Officer, Nirav Patel, M.D., says it's no where near the numbers they saw at the beginning of the pandemic in March and April.
Rafael Goyeneche with the Metropolitian Crime Commission says the backlog in cases at Orleans Parish Criminal District Court right now due to the ongoing pandemic is similar to what New Orleans experienced following Hurricane Katrina, with one big difference.
Grace and Granville Kaynor know all too well how devastating gun violence can be. Grace's husband and Granville's father, Sandy, was shot in 2012 during a robbery at their Uptown home. The shooting left him paralyzed and unable to speak. He died 6 years later in 2018.
We're all learning to do things differently during the ongoing pandemic. And, that's especially true for Dana Reed, the Executive Director of Upturn Arts, a nonprofit arts education program for children.
Stricter Covid-19 guidelines went into effect Wednesday in Louisiana. The Governor ordered the state revert back to a modified phase two as Louisiana and the rest of the country deals with yet another alarming surge in cases.