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Woman injured six deputies at New Orleans airport: reports

Dec. 04, 2022 13:11 PM EST

Officials say a woman injured six sheriff's deputies while refusing to exit a plane at an airport in Louisiana early Thanksgiving Day, The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate reported Saturday. Authorities said the 25-year-old woman bit, kicked and spit on Jefferson Parish...

Ragin' Cajuns edge New Orleans 78-77

Dec. 03, 2022 21:01 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jalen Dalcourt made two free throws with 2.5 seconds left and Louisiana-Lafayette edged New Orleans 78-77 on Saturday. Greg Williams Jr. scored 27 points to lead ULL. Terence Lewis II scored 22 points while finishing 10 of 13 from the floor, and added eight...

Man arrested in visitor's fatal beating in New Orleans hotel

Dec. 03, 2022 13:06 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man is in custody after he allegedly entered a New Orleans hotel room and fatally beat an elderly man from Missouri who was visiting the city with his wife, police said. The 75-year-old man was found unresponsive in a room Thursday night at the Avenue Plaza...

Macron hits New Orleans' French Quarter, meets with Musk

Dec. 02, 2022 20:37 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron arrived Friday in Louisiana, the American state most closely aligned historically with his country, to celebrate their longstanding cultural ties and discuss energy policy and climate change. Macron met with political leaders and...

Airbnb urged to require carbon monoxide devices after 3 die

Dec. 01, 2022 18:17 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family members of three tourists who died while staying at an Airbnb in Mexico City, apparently of carbon monoxide poisoning, urged the short-term rental company Thursday to require detectors in properties it lists to prevent future tragedies. “Our main goal is...

Williamson scores 33, powers Pelicans past Raptors 126-108

Dec. 01, 2022 00:03 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson had 33 points, four steals and two blocks, and Trey Murphy added six 3-pointers and 26 points as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Toronto Raptors 126-108 on Wednesday night. The Pelicans shot 52.3% from the floor on 45-of-86 shooting, had 28...

Brown puts up 27, Louisiana beats Loyola-New Orleans 104-70

Nov. 29, 2022 23:04 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Jordan Brown's 27 points helped Louisiana defeat Loyola-New Orleans 104-70 on Tuesday night. Brown went 13 of 20 from the field for the Ragin' Cajuns (6-1). Terence Lewis II added 12 points while shooting 6 of 9 from the field, and he also had 17 rebounds. Joe...

Williamson powers short-handed Pelicans past Thunder 105-101

Nov. 29, 2022 00:01 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 23 points, matched his career high with eight assists and converted a go-ahead three-point play with 44 seconds left to lift the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans to a 105-101 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night. With the...

Allen wants Saints focused more on execution than standings

Nov. 28, 2022 19:06 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As difficult as Dennis Allen's first year as the Saints' coach has been, New Orleans could climb right back into the NFC South race by winning its next game. Just don't expect Allen to be touting that fact this week. While technically accurate,...

Clark's 26 lead Citadel over IUPUI 74-53

Nov. 25, 2022 20:54 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Stephen Clark’s 26 points helped Citadel defeat IUPUI 74-53 on Friday night at the New Orleans Big Easy Classic. Clark added nine rebounds for the Bulldogs (4-3). Elijah Morgan scored 22 points while shooting 7 for 13, including 6 for 11 from beyond the arc....