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Programs hope to improve electric vehicle charging in La

Sep. 11, 2022 01:05 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Alex Katz has been selling electric vehicles at his luxury preowned car dealership, NOLA Motorcars, since 2013. EVs have always been a curiosity, but these days, interest is surging at his Metairie showroom. “When people walk in, anything...

No. 3 Alcaraz beats Cilic in 5-set match | US Open updates

Sep. 06, 2022 02:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 2:30 a.m. It’s going to be a U.S. Open quarterfinals matchup of two rising stars when third-seeded Carlos Alcaraz plays No. 11-seed Jannik Sinner. The 19-year-old...

Coco Gauff, 18, reaches US Open quarterfinals for 1st time

Sep. 05, 2022 02:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff raised a fist, then wagged her right index finger, responding to, and riling up even more, a loud-louder-loudest Arthur Ashe Stadium crowd that was standing and screaming. Gauff’s U.S. Open opponent, Zhang Shuai, covered both ears with her hands to shield them from...

Jabeur in NY quarterfinals for 1st time | US Open updates

Sep. 05, 2022 00:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Ons Jabeur extended her career-best run at Flushing Meadows by beating Veronika Kudermetova 7-6 (1), 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals. The No. 5-seeded Jabeur was...

Sinner a winner at Open over Nakashima | US Open updates

Sep. 04, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 1:15 a.m. No. 11 seed Jannik Sinner is headed to the fourth round of the U.S. Open after a 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 win over Brandon Nakashima. Sinner, who has improved his...

New museum space celebrates New Orleans artist John T. Scott

Sep. 04, 2022 01:02 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The late John T. Scott was probably the most influential New Orleans artist of the 20th century. His monumental abstract sculptures can still be found across the cityscape, and the generations of artists he taught, in his 42 years as a Xavier University professor, are carrying...

2021 runner-up Fernandez, No. 3 Sakkari ousted at US Open

Sep. 01, 2022 01:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The last two women’s champions were already out of the U.S. Open and now the 2021 runner-up and another semifinalist are gone. Top players are falling fast in Flushing Meadows, and Serena Williams took care of another one Wednesday night. Hours...

Defending champ Medvedev into 3rd round | US Open updates

Sep. 01, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 12:40 a.m. Defending champion Daniil Medvedev is into the third round of the U.S. Open. The No. 1 seed beat Arthur Rinderknech 6-2, 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday...

Kyrgios complains of marijuana smell during US Open win

Sep. 01, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Kyrgios was bothered by what he thought was the smell of marijuana during his U.S. Open match Wednesday. The Wimbledon runner-up complained during his second-round victory over Benjamin Bonzi about the scent, asking chair umpire Jaume Campistol to warn the...

Baggage handler at New Orleans' airport killed in accident

Aug. 31, 2022 12:00 PM EDT

KENNER, La. (AP) — A 26-year-old worker at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport was killed after an accident while unloading baggage from a Frontier Airlines flight, authorities said. The Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office on Wednesday identified the victim as Jermani...