corruption en Former Mayor Nagin's Case Reflects City's Move Toward Reform <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Orleans has turned a major corner with the sentencing of former Mayor Ray </span>Nagin<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. One political observer says the story speaks to the city’s battle against corruption.</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:57:57 +0000 Eileen Fleming 64190 at Former Mayor Nagin Gets 10 Years For 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 Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Gets 10 Years In Corruption Case <em><strong>Updated at 11:20 a.m. ET</strong></em><p>Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other crimes.<p>He was <a href="" target="_blank">convicted Feb. 12 </a>of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:59:24 +0000 editor 64128 at 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 Judge Agrees To Review Gill Pratt Jury Verdict <p style="line-height: 11.25pt; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:9.5pt; font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">Former New Orleans City Councilwoman Renee Gill Pratt has gotten a reprieve — at least for now — on reporting to prison for a racketeering conviction.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:42:23 +0000 Associated Press 63300 at Sentencing Delayed Again For Former Mayor Nagin <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 Ray Nagin Sentencing Delayed <p>Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been granted a delay in sentencing on federal corruption charges.<br /><br />U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan on Thursday set Nagin's sentencing hearing for July 2.<br /><br />The hearing had been set for June 11.<br /><br />Nagin's lawyer said he needed more time to respond to a lengthy pre-sentence investigation report filed earlier this month.<br /><br />Prosecutors had opposed a delay, saying there has been plenty of time to prepare for the hearing.<br /> Thu, 29 May 2014 22:03:41 +0000 Associated Press 61672 at Former Mayor Nagin Ordered To Forfeit More Than $500,000 <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 Nagin Sentencing Set For 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 Former Mayor Ray Nagin Guilty Of 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