Ellis Marsalis, Jazz Patriarch of New Orleans’ Most Famous Musical Family Dies From COVID-19 at 85

Ellis Marsalis, Jazz Patriarch of New Orleans’ Most Famous Musical Family Dies From COVID-19 at 85

Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, educator, and father of four noted musicians, died in New Orleans after contracting the coronavirus. He was 85 years old. LaToya Cantrell, the mayor of New Orleans, said Marsalis was an icon when she announced his death. His death was confirmed by the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music. Marsalis had the […]

Cardell Hayes Indicted for the Murder of Saints Player Will Smith

Cardell Hayes Indicted for the Murder of Saints Player Will Smith

Cardell Hayes, 28, was indicted by a grand jury on Thursday, April 28, 2016, on a second-degree murder charge of former 10-year New Orleans Saints defensive end, Will Smith. Hayes was brought into a courtroom in New Orleans, La., where he was not only charged with the second-degree murder of Smith, but also for the attempt […]

New Orleans Airport Attacker Dies

New Orleans Airport Attacker Dies

Saturday March 21, 2015 the suspect who attacked a TSA officer and bystanders, at the New Orleans airport, died from gunshot wounds he received in the attack. The New Orleans police department responded to the New Orleans airport on Friday after a man reportedly attacked the TSA officer and other bystanders while he was going […]