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A move to ban many vacation rentals in New Orleans

Dec. 13, 2018 3:57 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A ban on "whole home" short-term vacation rentals in New Orleans was proposed Thursday by a City Council member, a move long-awaited by critics who say investors were driving up housing costs and marring the character of historic neighborhoods by buying up properties and renting them to...

Davis' 44 points, 18 rebounds, helps Pelicans top Thunder

Dec. 13, 2018 12:43 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis smiled slightly and joked about his relative youth when the topic of his heavy workload came up. His nearly 40 minutes on the court against Oklahoma City was hardly an anomaly this season, but Davis isn't ready to plead for more rest yet. Davis scored 44 points and grabbed...

Saints release veteran receiver Marshall

Dec. 12, 2018 8:50 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have released veteran receiver Brandon Marshall, who had not been active on game day since signing one month ago. Marshall's release made room on the roster for tight end Erik Swoope, whom New Orleans has claimed off of waivers from Indianapolis. The 34-year-old...

Ingram making his mark on Saints history

Dec. 11, 2018 3:21 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mark Ingram insists his march into Saints history was never fueled by criticism that he was a bust during his underwhelming first few NFL seasons. That doesn't mean the 2009 Heisman Trophy winner with Alabama, and 2011 first-round draft choice by New Orleans, was able to tune out such...

Green's 24 points lifts Grizzlies past Pelicans, 107-103

Dec. 8, 2018 12:33 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — JaMychal Green's move to a reserve role since coming back from his broken jaw seems to suit the Memphis forward. Green scored six of his season-high 24 points during a late comeback and the Grizzlies beat the New Orleans Pelicans 107-103 on Friday night. The fourth-year pro out of...

A Jena 6 defendant finds purpose back in the courtroom

Dec. 7, 2018 1:52 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Most new lawyers advocating for those in jail don't know what life behind bars is actually like. But Theo Shaw knows. He has gone from walking shackled through the halls of a Louisiana jail to walking across the stage at his law school graduation. Many with Shaw's experience —...

Saints aim to get back on track against Buccaneers

Dec. 6, 2018 7:20 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Buccaneers pulled off the biggest upset of the opening week of the NFL season, beating the Saints in a high-scoring shootout. Three months later, neither team is looking back. New Orleans (10-2) is on the verge of clinching another NFC South title. Tampa Bay (5-7) is trying to escape...

Saints defending far better lately than last game vs Bucs

Dec. 6, 2018 6:24 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — No matter how much New Orleans' defense may have improved since this season's opening week, linebacker Alex Anzalone doesn't see the benefit in dismissing as irrelevant the 48 points the Saints surrendered in a Week 1 loss to the Buccaneers. "In the back of our minds, if anything, it's...

Randle, Davis push Pelicans past Mavericks 132-106

Dec. 6, 2018 12:24 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis noticed that his rebounding numbers were lower than usual against the Dallas Mavericks. Davis also knew why, and he wasn't about to complain about it, as long as it was Pelicans teammate Julius Randle getting to the ball instead. "He's playing physical. He wants to go get...

Louisiana-Lafayette downs NAIA Loyola New Orleans 97-84

Dec. 5, 2018 11:07 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — JaKeenan Gant scored 21 points with 13 rebounds and four blocks and Louisiana-Lafayette beat NAIA-member Loyola New Orleans 97-84 on Wednesday night. Louisiana (6-3) got 13 points and 10 rebounds from Justin Miller and Jerekius Davis grabbed 11 boards. Louisiana had six players with...