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

‘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

Gunman killed, five people wounded in New Orleans police shootout

  Experts address Goodell’s lack of apology to Saints fans

LHSAA votes to amend rule requiring students to provide social security number

Owner: Service dog found after disappearing for 2 days when van was stolen

Air of Uncertainty: Government shutdown impacts EPA air monitoring around Denka plant

Outrage after video captures bus driver hitting student

Attorney calls for investigation after Jesuits release list of members credibly accused of sex abuse

Criminologist warns carjacking crimes are on the rise

Medical marijuana lawsuit against LA Pharmacy Board advances to court

Saints fans still hopeful for Super Bowl after Dallas game

  GRAPHIC: Mom warns against vape pen after one explodes, leaving son with shattered jaw

Fire burns thousands of dollars worth of charity’s donations

Larose mom hopes to raise awareness after daughter diagnosed with polio-like illness

Frustrations mount after woman receives $22,000 S&WB bill