NEW ORLEANS -- NEW ORLEANS (AP) A federal judge refused Friday to throw out criminal charges against former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who is accused of accepting bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work.
With closing arguments underway, prosecutors and defense lawyers put their final spin on evidence in former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's federal corruption trial. (Feb. 10)
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was indicted on twenty-one corruption charges.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin arrived with his wife Wednesday morning at the federal courthouse. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison for a slew of charges including bribery, conspiracy, and fraud. But the ex-mayor continued to deny any wrongdoing regarding the corruption charges that spanned his two terms as mayor.
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