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1 killed, 11 more people hurt in shooting in New Orleans

Apr. 15, 2024 10:49 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One person was killed and 11 others injured in a shooting in New Orleans' Warehouse District, authorities said. New Orleans police say they responded to a call late Sunday night at an address near the nightclub Republic NOLA, where a woman was found shot to death...

Inside the NBA numbers: Lots of comebacks, no home-court edge, 3s went up, scoring went down

Apr. 14, 2024 19:32 PM EDT

It was the year of the comeback in the NBA. Teams rallied from at least 20 points down to win on 38 occasions in the regular season that concluded Sunday, by far the most in NBA history. The previous record for wins after trailing by 20 or more in a game was 30, set...

The last day of the NBA regular season is Sunday. Expect chaos and lots of it

Apr. 13, 2024 13:54 PM EDT

Maybe it’s parity. Maybe it’s chaos. Either way, the final day of the NBA’s regular season should be wild. Oklahoma City, Minnesota and Denver all have a shot at No. 1 in the Western Conference. Every seed from No. 2 to No. 8 is up for grabs in the Eastern...

CJ McCollum scores 28 points as Pelicans hold off Warriors 114-109 to help playoff position

Apr. 13, 2024 02:08 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors realize they will have a hard road to reach the playoffs. CJ McCollum and the New Orleans Pelicans know they control their own path if they can win the regular-season finale at home against the Lakers. ...

Father is attacked in courtroom brawl after he pleads guilty to murdering his three children

Apr. 11, 2024 13:18 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fight broke out in a New Orleans courtroom Thursday after a man pleaded guilty to murdering his three children in an arson house fire last year. New Orleans news outlets report that Joseph Washington had pleaded guilty to first-degree murder when he was...

Breaking from routine with a mini sabbatical or 'adult gap year' can be rejuvenating

Apr. 11, 2024 10:25 AM EDT

If you daydream about getting a break from stress, you might picture a restful week of vacation or a long weekend away. But some people opt for something bigger, finding ways to take longer or more varied time away from the routine. Mini sabbaticals. Adult gap years. Or just gap...

Editorial Roundup: Louisiana

Apr. 11, 2024 07:12 AM EDT

The Advocate. April 9, 2024. Editorial: Lawmakers can, and should, address Louisiana’s maternal and infant mortality crisis Of all the “bad” rankings on which Louisiana leads the nation, none are more heartbreaking — or damning — than those reflecting the...

Suns rally in 4th to beat Clippers 124-108 to split home-and-home set after blowout loss

Apr. 11, 2024 01:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Devin Booker scored 37 points, Bradley Beal added 26 and the Phoenix Suns rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 124-108 on Wednesday night. The victory was payback for the Suns after they were embarrassed in the first quarter the previous...

Storms bring floods and damaging wind across the South; 1 dead in Mississippi

Apr. 10, 2024 20:11 PM EDT

SLIDELL, La. (AP) — Severe storms blamed for a death in Mississippi spawned a tornado that demolished buildings in one Louisiana city Wednesday while inundating streets in low-lying New Orleans with hours of steady rain that snarled traffic and strained the city’s antiquated drainage system. ...

Clarence 'Frogman' Henry, the New Orleans R&B singer behind the 1956 hit 'Ain't Got No Home,' dies

Apr. 08, 2024 15:50 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Clarence “Frogman” Henry, who was one of New Orleans’ best known old-time R&B singers and scored a hit at age 19 with “Ain't Got No Home," has died. He was 87. Henry died Sunday night, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation said on social...