FOX 8 Defenders

  FOX 8 Defenders: Trash left outside home after eviction leaves Irish Channel residents frustrated

New Orleans Code Enforcement says it is aware of a pile of trash in front of an Irish Channel home.

  FOX 8 Defenders: Group of model hopefuls out thousands is far-reaching, could become criminal case

After a FOX 8 Defenders investigation, we're learning the number of consumers who say they didn't get what was promised in their pursuit of a modeling career is far-reaching. Shelley Brown looks into whether what we exposed could be a criminal case.

  FOX 8 Defenders: Drivers fed up with potholes, flooded ditches on Old Gentilly Rd.

There are potholes, broken up concrete and ditches filled with water on both sides of the roadway.

  FOX 8 Defenders: Jefferson Parish mom spent $15k on modeling investment

After a FOX 8 Defenders investigation, we’re learning of more consumers who say they too spent thousands of dollars hoping to launch modeling careers.

  FOX 8 Defenders: Model hopefuls out thousands of dollars after cancelled trips

Two young students, who were promised trips to help launch careers and get exposure, say they’re out thousands of dollars.

  FOX 8 Defenders: After four tragedies, homeowner scared in own living room

She's scared even in her own living room. Now after four tragedies, she's desperate for help and turned to the FOX 8 Defenders to try to get answers.

  FOX 8 Defenders: Dozens of old tires found spilling onto residential street

Wondering how much longer they'll have to endure what they call a health and sanitation hazard, a group of neighbors turned to the FOX 8 Defenders for help.

  FOX 8 DEFENDERS: City hasn’t enforced its own rules on emergency swimming pool

  FOX 8 Defenders: Relief headed to congested Jefferson neighborhood

  Jefferson Parish residents get opportunity to resolve water bill issues

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

  FOX 8 Defenders: Proposal to change one word in pool ordinance

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

  FOX 8 DEFENDERS: From flooding to poor lighting, church volunteers frustrated

FOX 8 Defenders: City says 18-wheelers did not violate parking laws in New Orleans East

  FOX 8 Defenders: Man fed up with 18-wheelers parking in his neighborhood

  FOX 8 Defenders: Family waits hours for paramedics to arrive

  FOX 8 Defenders: Tips to remember when booking travel

FOX 8 Defenders: Plaquemines Parish crews fill two longtime nuisance pools

FOX 8 Defenders: Woman at center of Essence scam sentenced to 15 years

  FOX 8 Defenders: Plaquemines Parish cracks down on nuisance pool owners

  FOX 8 Defenders: Higgins Gate property remains an eyesore years after it was torn down

  FOX 8 Defenders: Man reaches out after falling into uncovered storm drain

  FOX 8 Defenders: Jefferson Parish declares bee-infested home a nuisance

  City demolishes the abandoned, charred Grand Theater in N.O. East

  FOX 8 Defenders: City works to address ‘tremendous problem’ of illegal dumping

  FOX 8 Defenders: Illegal dumping issues continue in New Orleans East, prompting drainage concerns

  FOX 8 Defenders: Westwego residents concerned over apparent bee infestation

  FOX 8 Defenders: Some worry if not fully secured, Touro Shakspeare Home could be lost

  FOX 8 Defenders: Drivers say stretch of Almonaster is a ‘safety hazard’

  FOX 8 Defenders: Several Plaquemines nuisance pools now abated

  FOX 8 Defenders: Some drainage infrastructure appears non-existent on Mid-City street


La. to receive another donation of anti-malaria drugs for COVID-19 testing trials

  Jefferson Parish forced to temporarily close public boat launch after hundreds gathered

The plan was to take the boat out on lake Pontchartrain over the weekend, but Kevin Adams says it didn't play out like that.