Prosecution rests in ex-Orleans Mayor Nagin's trial; accused of taking bribes for contracts

  • Article by: KEVIN McGILL , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 5, 2014 - 4:45 PM

NEW ORLEANS — Federal prosecutors rested their corruption case Wednesday against former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, leaving it to defense lawyers to counter five days of testimony from more than two dozen witnesses, including five who said they were involved in bribing Nagin.

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