Sabrina Wilson, FOX 8 New Orleans

Sabrina Wilson

FOX 8 New Orleans

New Orleans, LA, United States

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Recent articles by Sabrina:

COVID-19 cases rising in Louisiana

COVID-19 cases are rising in Louisiana and an LSU Health infectious diseases specialist says variants of Omicron appear to be more transmissible. → Read More

As housing costs increase renters & affordable housing advocates react

A study ranks areas with the most overvalued rental markets and New Orleans is on the list. → Read More

A bill to give LDH more oversight of nursing homes’ emergency plans advances in the legislature

State legislators want the Louisiana Department of Health to approve nursing homes' emergency preparedness plans. → Read More

City Council overrides Mayor Cantrell’s veto

Mayor Cantrell reacted to the city council's veto override. The override vote clears the way for a November election on whether the city charter should be changed to give the council a say over who becomes city department heads. → Read More

Oil prices rise after EU decision; prices at the pump are affected

Drivers are already seeing the impact of rising oil prices. The European Union plans to phase out Russian oil imports and oil prices went up. → Read More

The abortion debate intensifies after a Supreme Court document is leaked

Pro-life organizations are optimistic that the high court will topple the Roe versus Wade decision, while pro-choice forces vow to keep fighting. → Read More

New sheriff promises prison reforms; political analyst discusses challenges

Susan Hutson became New Orleans' first female sheriff on Monday and promises to tackle problems plaguing the jail. → Read More

COVID wastewater testing expands to Jazz Fest; at-home tests influence case numbers

Wastewater testing includes Jazz Fest, an event that brings thousands of locals and tourists together for two weekends. → Read More

Job vacancies persist amid low unemployment rate

Employers deal with the challenges of the "great resignation" as they try to hire more workers. → Read More

Marchers take part in a Way of the Cross event on Good Friday

The annual Way of the Cross March in New Orleans returned after a two-year pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Scalise discusses his Ukraine-related trip to Europe, flood insurance concerns at home

GOP House Minority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana is back from a trip to Eastern Europe where he met with leaders in Poland and Romania as the U.S. helps Ukraine itself against Russia's deadly aggression. → Read More

Their sister wants to leave Ukraine; their dad Arnie Fielkow is in Europe to help

Arnie Fielkow's daughter Yana and Svetlana have two sisters in Ukraine and one is trying to flee and Fielkow is in a nearby country working to help her get out. → Read More

Sen. Karen Carter Peterson calls it quits and resigns from the legislature

Sen. Karen Carter Peterson stunned the political community when she suddenly resigned from office on Friday. → Read More

Foreign policy expert on Putin: “The Russians are never going to give him up”

A Tulane University foreign policy expert and the Honorary Consul to Ukraine in Louisiana, Edward Hayes reacted to the ongoing atrocities in Ukraine. → Read More

La. Sen. Karen Carter Peterson resigns, citing depression, gambling addiction

Peterson made an emotional plea on the Senate floor Thursday. → Read More

Members of the legal community react to Judge Ketanji Jackson’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court

Some members of the New Orleans legal community praised the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson by the U.S. Senate on Thursday. Louisiana's two senators did not vote to confirm Jackson who will be the first African American female on the high court. → Read More

One-on-One: U.S. Energy Department chief discusses efforts to boost energy resilience in New Orleans

U.S. Energy Department Secretary Jennifer Granholm discusses efforts to help New Orleans create strategic plans to increase energy resilience and energy burdens. The city is one of 22 local communities chosen to participate in the department's Communities Local Energy Action Program, which is also called Communities LEAP. → Read More

The tourism industry is excited about the big Final Four weekend

Restaurants, cab drivers, and others in the hospitality industry are excited over the Final Four and all the fans in town. → Read More

Gov. Edwards, others react to override of the veto of congressional maps

Louisiana's Republican-majority legislature voted to override Gov. John Bel Edwards' veto on new congressional maps during a special session. Edwards says the maps are unfair. → Read More

New flood insurance rates take effect Friday; GNO Inc., & elected officials seek a delay

GNO Inc., elected officials and property owners say FEMA's new Risk Rating 2.0 flood insurance program will cause people to drop coverage. → Read More