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

  King Cakes and French Quarter beers: Saints fans prepare for playoff game

Krewe of Red Beans works to put Mardi Gras artists back to work and spread Carnival spirit

Family swims crossing ‘Mexican-English Channel’ together

  Saints fans worry for future of fans in Dome given rising COVID cases

Mixed reaction after new altar consecrated following pastor’s obscenity charges with dominatrices

VIDEO: Remains of Quinnyon Wimberly removed from Hard Rock collapse site nearly 10 months later; family speaks

Neurologist warns of consequences of virtual learning as parents prepare for school year

Tulane students hosting large parties face expulsion, suspension

  “An organic option for the rich”: Medical marijuana price concerns remain after pharmacy slashes prices

  Report shows Hard Rock collapse has cost the city over $11 million

ATF investigating former deputy for trafficking weapons to Mexico

Crews replace tarp concealing worker’s remains, find further collapse at Hard Rock site

Hard Rock Hotel demolition timeline pushed back several months

  Essence Fest to stay in New Orleans for another 5 years

  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

  City official gives update on Hard Rock crane implosion, recovery

  Implosion draws spectators, blows out neighboring business windows

Fundraisers underway to benefit fallen Mandeville Police Captain Vincent Liberto

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

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

Oyster fishermen dredging up “100 percent” dead oysters

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

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

Gunman killed, five people wounded in New Orleans police shootout

  Coast Guard members struggling to get by without pay during shutdown

Saints fans start celebration ahead of Sunday’s game