Amanda Roberts, FOX 8 New Orleans

Amanda Roberts

FOX 8 New Orleans

New Orleans, LA, United States

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Recent articles by Amanda:

‘It struck me to my heart,’ Protests begin following SCOTUS draft opinion as legislators prepare for implications

The draft, if made into law would immediately make abortions illegal in Louisiana. For some generations, this is the second time in their life to see this emotionally charged debate on a national scale. → Read More

‘I think the smile might never come off my face,’ Orleans parish swears in first female, black sheriff in Louisiana

As a former prosecutor and New Orleans independent police monitor, Hutson was labeled as the progressive candidate, managing to beat out the 17-year incumbent, Marlin Gusman in a December runoff. → Read More

Following opioid overdose training, French Market officers responded to overdose one hour later

As the city starts to enjoy a “return to normal”, fentanyl overdoses in the city are also on the rise. → Read More

Search continues nearly a week after 3 slipped into Miss. River

Crews are still searching the Mississippi River for three children nearly a week after family says they slipped in. → Read More

‘The worst thing I’ve seen in this city,’ witness says after 3-year-old fatally shot in French Quarter

A witness who saw others attempting to resuscitate a 3-year-old girl fatally shot in the French Quarter on Tuesday (April 27) said it was 'the worst thing I've seen in this city.' → Read More

Family of children who disappeared in Miss. River heartbroken as search continues

They say this was the first time they let 14-year-old Brandy Wilson, her 8-year-old sister Ally Berry Wilson, and a 15-year-old male friend venture off from home believing they were playing near the river when they slipped in. → Read More

Family of children who disappeared in Miss. River heartbroken as search continues

They say this was the first time they let 14-year-old Brandy Wilson, her 8-year-old sister Ally Berry Wilson, and a 15-year-old male friend venture off from home believing they were playing near the river when they slipped in. → Read More

Family of children who disappeared in Miss. River heartbroken as search continues

They say this was the first time they let 14-year-old Brandy Wilson, her 8-year-old sister Ally Berry Wilson, and a 15-year-old male friend venture off from home believing they were playing near the river when they slipped in. → Read More

Family of children who disappeared in Miss. River heartbroken as search continues

They say this was the first time they let 14-year-old Brandy Wilson, her 8-year-old sister Ally Berry Wilson, and a 15-year-old male friend venture off from home believing they were playing near the river when they slipped in. → Read More

Family of children who disappeared in Miss. River heartbroken as search continues

They say this was the first time they let 14-year-old Brandy Wilson, her 8-year-old sister Ally Berry Wilson, and a 15-year-old male friend venture off from home believing they were playing near the river when they slipped in. → Read More

Family of children who disappeared in Miss. River heartbroken as search continues

They say this was the first time they let 14-year-old Brandy Wilson, her 8-year-old sister Ally Berry Wilson, and a 15-year-old male friend venture off from home believing they were playing near the river when they slipped in. → Read More

‘We are hurt’: Family of the 3 missing children hoping for good news as search continues

A terrifying night turned into a tearful morning as family members began to realize their little ones may not come home. → Read More

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 children missing in Mississippi River

Rescue crews searched more than 93 miles along the Mississippi River with a combined 55 total hours. → Read More

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 children missing in Mississippi River

Rescue crews searched more than 93 miles along the Mississippi River with a combined 55 total hours. → Read More

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 children missing in Mississippi River

Rescue crews searched more than 93 miles along the Mississippi River with a combined 55 total hours. → Read More

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 children missing in Mississippi River

Rescue crews searched more than 93 miles along the Mississippi River with a combined 55 total hours. → Read More

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 children missing in Mississippi River

Rescue crews searched more than 93 miles along the Mississippi River with a combined 55 total hours. → Read More

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 children missing in Mississippi River

Rescue crews searched more than 93 miles along the Mississippi River with a combined 55 total hours. → Read More

‘Labor force is never going to be the same,’ Restaurants, hospitality industry reflecting changing workforce ideals

Restaurateurs and restaurant owners say it’s great to get diners back in the dining rooms, but without workers and rising costs they’re having to get creative to handle the huge demand. → Read More

‘I would never bring kids here again,’ Following violent weekend, visitors rattled by shooting outside door

“As soon as I kind of realized that I hit the ground. I told my daughter to hit the ground. He also said hit the ground… there had to be at least 20 shots…I was just praying that no bullets came into houses. You know, I know we’re not under attack. But you always hear about people who are just sitting you know, the kid gets killed sitting in the house or something… I would never bring kids here… → Read More