Ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin found guilty of corruption, taking bribes, including after Katrina

  • by: KEVIN McGILL , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 12, 2014 - 7:45 PM

NEW ORLEANS — Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, best remembered for his impassioned pleas for help after the levees broke during Hurricane Katrina, was convicted Wednesday of accepting bribes in exchange for helping businessmen secure millions of dollars in city work, including after the devastating storm.

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