Ray Nagin http://wwno.org en Former Mayor Nagin Gets 10 Years For Corruption http://wwno.org/post/former-mayor-nagin-gets-10-years-corruption <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former two-term New Orleans Mayor Ray </span>Nagin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for corruption. The jail time is half of what prosecutors wanted.</span></p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:06:39 +0000 Eileen Fleming 64159 at http://wwno.org Former Mayor Nagin Faces Sentencing Today http://wwno.org/post/former-mayor-nagin-faces-sentencing-today <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is set to be sentenced Wednesday morning for corruption. the man who gained national attention after Hurricane Katrina nine years ago is now looking at a possible 20-year sentence. Prosecutors want the maximum allowed under federal guidelines.</span></p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:56:05 +0000 Eileen Fleming 64119 at http://wwno.org Sentencing Delayed Again For Former Mayor Nagin http://wwno.org/post/sentencing-delayed-again-former-mayor-nagin-2 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There’s been another delay in the sentencing of former New Orleans Mayor Ray </span>Nagin<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The federal court is now scheduled to decide the case &nbsp;July 9.</span></p><p></p><p>Former Mayor Nagin could be facing at least 20 years for the 20 guilty verdicts he received on corruption charges.</span></p><p>They include bribery, fraud and money laundering that occurred during his two terms in office.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s the second delay in the sentencing.</span></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:02:21 +0000 Eileen Fleming 62813 at http://wwno.org Former Mayor Nagin Ordered To Forfeit More Than $500,000 http://wwno.org/post/former-mayor-nagin-ordered-forfeit-more-500000 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A federal judge is ordering former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin to pay the government more than a half-million dollars, stemming from his corruption conviction. The order comes ahead of his sentencing set for next month.</span></p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 61539 at http://wwno.org Taiwanese Animators Poke Fun At Ray Nagin http://wwno.org/post/taiwanese-animators-poke-fun-ray-nagin <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-4e5683af-2beb-e88e-eaf5-5c836934c939"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Next Media Animation, a Taiwanese media company known for their satirical animated videos mocking events in the news, has released a video poking fun at the travails of former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin, convicted this week of 20 counts of corruption — ranging from bribery to conspiracy.</span></span></p><p></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 18:58:53 +0000 Jason Saul 54062 at http://wwno.org Nagin Sentencing Set For June http://wwno.org/post/nagin-sentencing-set-june <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will be on home detention for several weeks. The federal court set June 11</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;for his sentencing for public corruption.</span></p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 16:59:13 +0000 Eileen Fleming 54064 at http://wwno.org Former Mayor Ray Nagin Guilty Of Corruption http://wwno.org/post/former-mayor-ray-nagin-guilty-corruption <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former New Orleans Mayor Ray </span>Nagin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has become the first mayor in the city’s history to be convicted of corruption. A jury of six men and six women found him guilty of 20 of 21 charges of bribery, money laundering and tax evasion.</span></p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:15:35 +0000 Eileen Fleming 54039 at http://wwno.org Former New Orleans Mayor Found Guilty On 20 Counts http://wwno.org/post/former-new-orleans-mayor-found-guilty-20-counts A federal jury has convicted former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work while he was in office.<p>The jury today convicted Nagin of 20 of 21 counts against him.<p>Nagin was indicted in January 2013 on charges he accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and truckloads of free granite for his family business in exchange for promoting the interests of a local businessman.<p>He also was charged with accepting thousands of dollars in payoffs fr Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:25:00 +0000 Jeremy Hobson & Rick Jervis 54040 at http://wwno.org Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Found Guilty Of Corruption http://wwno.org/post/former-new-orleans-mayor-ray-nagin-found-guilty-corruption A federal jury has found Ray Nagin guilty of bribery and fraud. The former New Orleans mayor, 57, was accused of taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks, in an indictment that included 21 counts. He was found guilty on 20 of those counts.<p>Prosecutors also said <a href="http://www.justice.gov/usao/lae/news/2013/2013_01_18_c_ray_nagin_ind.html">Nagin accepted perks</a> such as free travel and played a role in funneling money and granite to Stone Age, a company run by his sons. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:17:43 +0000 Bill Chappell 54018 at http://wwno.org Jury Deliberations To Resume In Nagin Trial http://wwno.org/post/jury-deliberations-resume-nagin-trial <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The corruption trial of former Mayor Ray Nagin is set to resume today in federal court. A one-day break was called when one juror had a medical issue.</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 53992 at http://wwno.org