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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin’s Corruption Trial Begins

The federal corruption trial for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin began on Thursday.  The trial kicked off with former city contractor Rodney Williams who said he paid Nagin and Nagin’s sons a total of $60,000 in bribes in exchange for city contracts worth $2.6 million....

Former New Orleans Mayor, Ray Nagin, Indicted on Multiple Counts of Corruption

As if the taken from the groundbreaking HBO mini-series Treme, former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin was indicted Friday on charges that he used his office for personal gain, accepting payoffs, free trips, and gratuities from contractors while the city was struggling to recover from...