Ex-mayor handed 10-year term

Nagin took smaller share in kickback scheme, judge says

Posted: July 10, 2014 at 4:25 a.m.

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (center) leaves federal court after being sentenced Wednesday in New Orleans. Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor.

Ray Nagin, the former mayor of New Orleans, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday on federal corruption charges, ending a case that began with the rebuilding of the city after Hurricane Katrina.

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