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Young's 31 points lift Hawks past Pelicans, 102-99

Oct. 28, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks are grinding out victories early this season without the offensive rhythm they are confident is still to come. The defense and rebounding provided by Clint Capela and John Collins are a big reason why. ...

AP sources: Saints negotiating with Texans for Mark Ingram

Oct. 27, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Houston Texans and New Orleans Saints were working toward a trade Wednesday night that would send running back Mark Ingram to New Orleans, where he spent the first eight seasons of his career, two people person familiar with the situation said. ...

New Orleans drops mask mandate as coronavirus numbers fall

Oct. 27, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans is largely ending a mandate requiring residents and visitors wear masks indoors as infections of the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus continue to fall, the city's mayor announced Wednesday. Mayor...

Saints again rode Kamara's dynamism to a needed victory

Oct. 26, 2021 20:30 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When the New Orleans Saints keep trying different ways to get the ball to dynamic running back Alvin Kamara, chances are he'll eventually do something that turns a game in their favor. The Seattle Seahawks placed an emphasis on keeping Kamara in check...

Court tosses suit against Texas county's drive-thru voting

Oct. 25, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 2020 lawsuit to bar drive-thru voting in Houston was rejected Monday by a federal appeals court in New Orleans. The lawsuit was filed ahead of last November’s presidential election by one voter and three candidates for office. The 5th U.S. Circuit...

Sauce marries the tastes of Louisiana and Buffalo, New York

Oct. 24, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — When Randy Mast couldn’t find the chicken wing sauce his wife craved, he decided to make his own. This was in the late 1970s, before Buffalo wings were a thing. And his wife was really missing the sauce that doused the...

Boo! Thousands crowd New Orleans streets for 1st parade

Oct. 23, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The high school bands played, the costumed marching groups danced and float riders threw Moon Pies and beads to the thousands of people who turned out Saturday for New Orleans' first big parade since the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic put the brakes on the city's...

Sculpture in New Orleans has feminist view of ancient Greece

Oct. 23, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Men may have ruled ancient Greece, making all the important decisions about money, religion and war. But when those toga-swathed boys needed crucial advice, they turned to a woman. Three thousand years ago, Greek leaders made pilgrimages to the Oracle of Delphi, a...

No legal fees for ex-prosecutor in wrongful conviction suit

Oct. 22, 2021 09:33 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former New Orleans prosecutor and ex-judge has lost an attempt to make the state reimburse him for money he spent defending himself in a civil lawsuit over a notorious wrongful murder conviction in the 1980s. Thursday's ruling by the state's 1st...

US Marshals: 8 missing kids found, 18 sex offenders arrested

Oct. 22, 2021 08:58 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eight missing or endangered children were rescued and 18 sex offenders were arrested during recent investigations around New Orleans, the U.S. Marshals Service says. Two operations led by the Eastern District of Louisiana New Orleans Task Force ran...