Latest News Wires Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery, corruption (+video)

The former mayor of New Orleans, who was in office when Hurricane Katrina swamped the city, was sentenced on Wednesday in the Crescent City.

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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor – including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.