The New Orleans pianist is best known for his 1973 top 10 hit, "Right Place, Wrong Time."
The "Queen of Creole Cuisine" died surrounded by family.
The festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year.
The agency is defending its reputation following the singer's flurry of outraged tweets.
The Pulitzer-winning newspaper has been operating since 1837.
The Iowa congressman claimed a FEMA official told him that Hurricane Katrina victims only asked for help, unlike Iowans who "take care of each other."
The iconic New Orleans party favors are getting an eco-friendly makeover.
Roland Bourgeois Jr. died just days after being sentenced to 10 years in prison for the racist attack in New Orleans.
Bourgeois, a white man, used racial epithets Before and after the shooting.
The city won't let go of critical call that may have kept its Saints out of the big game.
Mitch Landrieu also said "no mayor in America" would "ever think about shutting down the government."
"Geography is hard," notes a tweet.
A staggering percentage of kids in New Orleans experience trauma. Safe spaces at schools are hard to come by.
Conventional wisdom says job and population growth is a marker of a healthy economy. But these cities show that's not always the case.
Allegations against Jack Strain reportedly surfaced during a federal probe into a now-defunct work release program he supervised.
Police said the suspect told employees at Willie's Chicken Shack, “Y’all about to close right now because I’m going to get a bomb and blow this place up.”
Dylan Ligier says receiving the honor has encouraged them to continue transitioning.
Police said a manhunt is underway for two suspects who "indiscriminately" opened fire on a crowd Saturday night.
The young male was sedated without incident an hour after he was spotted roaming free.
The monument has been vandalized at least twice before.