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

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

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

Growing concern over high cost of medical marijuana

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

Brees in ‘excellent’ hands with Los Angeles specialist, local expert says

Saints franchise will look to head coach, other team leaders in QB Brees’ absence

Archdiocese files documents to dismiss church sex abuse lawsuit based on NOLA No-call lawsuit dismissal

Expensive drainage projects may cost citizens, more than 500 tons of garbage pulled from canal

Delta Sigma Theta sorority honors Nancy Parker in Omega Omega farewell service

Daughter of former Saints player files lawsuit against Archdiocese for sexual abuse

  Video: Alleged attack on Andy Dick captured by French Quarter surveillance camera

Jefferson Parish sheriff claims opponent tried to bribe him

‘I love you more’: Man drowns after saving fiance from Florida riptide

Charges against Tulane professors accused of attempting to steal trade secrets dropped

‘They took my baby’s life’: Mother demands justice after daughter shot to death

  Terrebonne Parish deploying flood tubes ahead of Morganza Spillway opening

  Parishes preparing for flooding with possible Morganza spillway opening

New airport terminal undergoing work on canceled opening day

Industry experts: There were warning signs for the Times-Picayune buyout

  Councilman Banks: Drive Shack has not abandoned Times-Picayune building project

Victim calls for transparency after more Scout troop leaders are suspected of child sex abuse

Louisiana House passes bill to reduce auto insurance rates

Saints fans optimistic about 2019 schedule

Bill protecting sexual, domestic violence victims from testifying advances to Senate floor

Support is strong for St. Landry historically black churches burned by arson

Vigil held to memorialize 3 killed in brutal Terrytown beatings

Criminologist warns of more deadly events during Carnival after Bourbon St. shooting

  Take ‘Em Down NOLA protests Krewe of Zulu’s use of black makeup

Videographer’s footage shows aftermath of Canal Street shootout