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Anthony Davis' agent let everyone know he wants out of New Orleans, and now it will cost his client $50,000. The NBA fined the Pelicans star because of his agent's comments that Davis won't sign an extension and wants to be traded.

The league office said in a written statement released Tuesday evening that Davis violated a collectively-bargained rule prohibiting players or their representatives from making public trade demands.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, says it will publicly identify all of its clergy credibly accused of child abuse.

Bishop Michael Gerard Duca says on the diocese website that releasing the list of names on Thursday will be helpful to victims and help to re-establish trust.

The Baton Rouge diocese includes 66 church parishes. The bishop said in November that he hired lawyers and auditors to review clergy files in anticipation of releasing the list.

Two men have died in separate shootings in New Orleans.

News outlets reported that officers were called to a service road on Interstate 10 around 3 p.m. Sunday and found a man who had been shot. The man was taken to a hospital where he died.

Two employees at a nearby oil change business said they heard between eight and 10 shots. The man's name has not been released yet. Police have not released a possible motive.

Officers had responded to another shooting around 1 p.m. Sunday. They found a 29-year-old man near a city intersection. The man died at the scene.

New Orleans is giving furloughed federal workers a break on late property tax bills, by waiving late fees.

A news release Wednesday said that to qualify, furloughed workers should bring their federal ID and their most recent pay stub to City Hall when they come for their next payment.

Mayor LaToya Cantrell says the shutdown affects thousands of residents, and this is one way to help ease their burden.

Louisiana's Supreme Court turned down appeals from prosecutors and defense attorneys in the case of a man convicted in a deadly 2014 gunfight on New Orleans' Bourbon Street. Trung Le was originally convicted of manslaughter in the death of a bystander — nursing student Brittany Thomas.

A state appeal court later reduced that conviction to negligent homicide. Le also was convicted of attempted manslaughter in the gun battle, which left nine others wounded.

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has got satisfaction: The Rolling Stones are among the headliners for the 50th anniversary festival.

Organizers on Tuesday confirmed reports that the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will play. Also headlining the 8-day event, which runs April 25-28 and May 2-5, are Katy Perry, the Dave Matthews Band, Al Green, Pitbull, Santana, Jerry Lee Lewis, Aaron Neville and gospel great Shirley Caesar.

A Louisiana man is heading to prison after a judge sentenced him to 89 years behind bars for his role in a violent restaurant robbery that killed a 21-year-old woman.

Young restaurant manager Taylor Friloux was stabbed to death on June 29, 2016, as two men ambushed employees taking out trash at a Raising Cane's restaurant in the New Orleans suburb of Kenner.

About $1,000 was stolen from the store's safe. Times-Picayune reports one of the suspects, 21-year-old Gregory Donald, pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter and other crimes.

New Orleans police say a 12-year-old boy has been arrested on a negligent homicide charge in the death of a 9-year-old girl.

Police spokesman Gary Scheets says in an emailed statement that the two were related, but other information about the boy cannot be released because he's a juvenile.

Police said in an earlier news release that the girl was in a residence when she was shot about 11 p.m. Saturday in the upper torso. She died later at a hospital.

The New Orleans coroner's office in a news release Monday identified the slain girl as Alisia Williams.

Louisiana breweries might have fewer seasonal offerings this spring because of the partial shutdown of the federal government.

The agency responsible for approving licenses for new breweries and new labels for beer distributed out of state — the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau — is among those with shuttered operations amid the impasse in Washington over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson has paid off nearly $100,000 worth of layaway orders at a New Orleans Walmart.

News outlets reported Tuesday that Benson has paid off more than 400 orders at the Tchoupitoulas Street store. Times-Picayune reports a Saints spokesman says Benson made the gift on her own.

Benson became the sole owner of both teams when her husband, Tom Benson, died in March.