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Gafford double-double leads Wizards past Pelicans 113-103

Jan. 29, 2023 00:26 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Daniel Gafford had a season-high 21 points to go with 12 rebounds and five blocked shots, and the Washington Wizards beat the reeling New Orleans Pelicans 113-103 on Saturday night for their fifth straight victory. “No matter what, I just kept playing," said...

Caldwell's 21 help SE Louisiana defeat New Orleans 80-64

Jan. 28, 2023 20:19 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nick Caldwell's 21 points helped SE Louisiana defeat New Orleans 80-64 on Saturday night. Caldwell also had eight rebounds for the Lions (13-9, 7-2 Southland Conference). Alec Woodard added 17 points, five rebounds and three steals. Boogie Anderson finished with...

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra gets new music director

Jan. 28, 2023 08:47 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For 17 seasons the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra has been under the musical direction of Carlos Miguel Prieto. That changes this summer when conductor Matthew Kraemer takes the reigns. The orchestra's Board of Trustees recently announced that Kramer will take...

Filipino workers: Oil company abandoned us in Hurricane Ida

Jan. 27, 2023 10:29 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As Hurricane Ida struck the Louisiana Gulf Coast in August 2021, Renato Decena and Rosel Hernandez watched the storm punch a hole in the roof of the bunkhouse where they were sheltered — abandoned, they allege, by their offshore oil industry employer as the hurricane bore...

Caldwell puts up 28 as SE Louisiana downs New Orleans 92-87

Jan. 26, 2023 23:23 PM EST

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Nick Caldwell had 28 points in Southeastern Louisiana's 92-87 win over New Orleans on Thursday night. Caldwell added eight rebounds and three blocks for the Lions (12-9, 6-2 Southland Conference). Roger McFarlane scored 17 points while shooting 4 for 10 (3 for 5...

Today in History: JAN 26, Kobe Bryant and daughter killed

Jan. 26, 2023 17:00 PM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2023 There are 339 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 26, 1998, President Bill Clinton forcefully denied having an affair with a former White House intern, telling...

Pelicans' Ingram rusty in return from 2-month absence

Jan. 26, 2023 01:22 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram dribbled with his back to the basket near the baseline, then suddenly rose from the court in a spinning motion as he let fly a turnaround fade. Twice, Ingram made shots like that in what was his first game in two months. In between, however, there...

No retrial in double-murder case "riddled" with problems

Jan. 23, 2023 13:51 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans district attorney’s office says a man whose conviction in a 2004 double murder was thrown out won't be retried because modern DNA evidence and potential witness credibility issues mean the case is “riddled with unsolvable legal problems." ...

Herro scores 26, Heat come from 16 down, top Pelicans 100-96

Jan. 22, 2023 18:35 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — It was Kids Day in Miami, so it made sense that the youngest Heat starter would lead the way. And the oldest member of the Heat rotation came up big, too. Tyler Herro scored a game-high 26 points, Kyle Lowry had nine of his 17 in the final 3:03 — with...

Wagner, Anthony lead Magic over Pelicans 123-110

Jan. 20, 2023 23:23 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Franz Wagner had 30 points and nine assists, Cole Anthony scored 22 off the bench and the Orlando Magic beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-110 on Friday night. CJ McCollum led New Orleans with 23 points. Jonas Valanciunas had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and Trey...