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7:00 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Former Mayor Nagin's Trial Set For Today

Former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin. His corruption trial is set to begin Monday.
Franklin Reyes AP

Jury selection is set to begin in federal court.

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is scheduled to appear in federal court later this morning on corruption charges. Nagin is accused of taking bribes in exchange for city contracts.

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7:00 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Former Mayor Nagin's Corruption Trial Set To Begin Monday

Former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin. His corruption trial is set to begin Monday.
Franklin Reyes AP

Federal trial set to start Monday.

The corruption trial of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is on track to start Monday. It’s been almost a year since Nagin pleaded not guilty to all charges.

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6:00 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Former Mayor Nagin Loses Motion To Dismiss Corruption Indictment

Judge rejects argument of prosecutorial misconduct.

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has failed in his attempt to avoid trial on corruption charges. A federal judge refused to dismiss the 21-count indictment.

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7:00 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Nagin's Legal Battle Begins In Federal Court

Former Mayor Ray Nagin (right) leaves Federal Court with his attorney without making a comment.
Eileen Fleming WWNO

The case against former Mayor Ray Nagin gets under way.

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is officially battling his federal corruption charges. He made his first appearance before a judge, and pleaded not guilty.

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6:05 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Nagin Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Corruption Charges

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin makes his first court appearance since he was indicted.

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has pleaded not guilty to 21 charges in a federal indictment alleging corruption. He’s free on $100,000 bond.

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7:00 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Nagin Set For Arraignment In Federal Court

Former Mayor Ray Nagin to answer corruption charges.

Former Mayor Ray Nagin is scheduled to appear later today in federal court to answer corruption charges. It’s his first court date after being indicted on 21 charges.

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Ray Nagin Indictment
5:32 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Nagin Arraignment Delayed Until Feb. 20

A federal judge has postponed an arraignment for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on charges he accepted bribes and gratuities from city contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in work for the city.

Nagin was scheduled to be arraigned Jan. 31. On Wednesday, however, U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan moved Nagin's arraignment to Feb. 20. Berrigan's order doesn't give a reason for the delay or say if it was requested by Nagin's attorney or federal prosecutors.

Ray Nagin Indictment
3:32 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

U.S. Attorney Dana Boente's Full Statement on Nagin Indictment

The full text of U.S. Attorney Dana Boente's statement released today regarding the indictment of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin.

C. RAY NAGIN, FORMER NEW ORLEANS MAYOR, INDICTED ON FEDERAL BRIBERY, HONEST SERVICES WIRE FRAUD, MONEY LAUNDERING, CONSPIRACY, AND TAX CHARGES

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Ray Nagin Indictment
3:20 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

Full Text of the Ray Nagin Indictment

Read the entire text of the indictment issued today against former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin.

Download the file (.pdf).

Ray Nagin Indictment
2:06 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

Grand Jury Indicts Ray Nagin On Corruption Charges

Mayor Ray Nagin has been indicted on 21 corruption charges by a federal grand jury. They include "conspiracy to deprive citizens of honest services."
Chris Graythen Getty Images

Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin has been indicted on 21 counts of bribery and other corruption charges by a federal grand jury. When he became the city's mayor in 2002, Nagin, a former cable TV executive, promised to revive New Orleans' economy, and its trust in the city's government.

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