New Orleans corruption http://wwno.org en Two Seats Now Open in New Orleans Council Special Election After Johnson's Plea http://wwno.org/post/two-seats-now-open-new-orleans-council-special-election-after-johnsons-plea <p>The New Orleans City Council will have two open seats on the November 6<sup>&nbsp;</sup>ballot. The second vacancy comes after District E Councilman Jon Johnson’s guilty plea to federal corruption charges. Thu, 19 Jul 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 16059 at http://wwno.org Councilman Jon Johnson Resigns, Pleads Guilty to Corruption http://wwno.org/post/councilman-jon-johnson-resigns-pleads-guilty-corruption <p>A New Orleans city councilman is resigning his office after pleading guilty to corruption. Federal charges link Hurricane Katrina relief to the politician&rsquo;s failed-campaign fund. Wed, 18 Jul 2012 21:05:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 16006 at http://wwno.org