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  1. Police: Suspect arrested in death of La. womanRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A suburban New Orleans man wanted in death of a woman found bludgeoned to death in her bathtub has been arrested in Texas and the three children he disappeared with have been found.

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  2. 10-year sentence for ex-New Orleans Mayor NaginRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    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.

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  3. Convicted ex-New Orleans mayor to be sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin - who swept into office on promises of reform but saw the city crumble under the weight of Hurricane Katrina and his own corruption investigation - will learn Wednesday how much time he will serve for convictions of bribery, money laundering and other crimes.

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  4. Sentencing nears for former New Orleans mayorRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's steep descent from the days when he was seen as a fresh-faced reformer continues this week when he is sentenced in federal court on 20 criminal charges counts including bribery, money laundering and fraud.

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  5. Man questioned in New Orleans shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A man identified by Louisiana police as a "person of interest" in connection with a weekend shooting in New Orleans turned himself in to police Wednesday and was jailed on unrelated charges.

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  6. After conviction, Ray Nagin must forfeit $500KRead the original story

    May 27, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will have to pay the government more than $501,000 as a result of his conviction on bribery and other charges, a federal judge said Tuesday.

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  7. Lower Mississippi River back open after oil spillRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Coast Guard has reopened all of the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, though ships and other vessels must pass slowly near the site of a weekend oil spill.

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  8. Oil spill closes part of Mississippi RiverRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Coast Guard says it is conditionally reopening 40 miles of the Mississippi River from New Orleans upriver, but 25 miles remain closed after oil spilled into the river.

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  9. Oil closes New Orleans port, part of Miss. riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    In this aerial photo, river traffic is halted along the Mississippi River in New Orleans, due to a barge leaking oil upriver in St. .

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  10. Oil spill closes part of Miss. River in LouisianaRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The Coast Guard says a 65-mile stretch of the Mississippi River is closed until further notice while crews clean up oil from a barge that hit a towboat between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

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  11. Ex-New Orleans mayor convicted of taking bribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A federal jury has convicted former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work while he was in office.

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  12. Jury deliberations in ex-mayor's case delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Deliberations in the federal corruption case against former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin were delayed for a day Tuesday because of a juror's unspecified problem.

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  13. Jury to resume deliberations in ex-mayor's caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Jury deliberations in the complex 21-count criminal case against former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin were set to resume Tuesday after an overnight break.

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  14. Jury breaks until Tuesday in Nagin bribery caseRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A jury deliberated the corruption case against former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, the city's chief executive when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005, for more than three hours Monday before breaking for the evening.

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  15. Nagin defense: Key witnesses weren't credibleRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A defense lawyer for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin attacked the credibility of key prosecution witnesses as he launched into his closing argument in Nagin's federal corruption trial.

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  16. Final attorney arguments in Nagin trialRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    With closing arguments set for Monday, prosecutors and defense lawyers were preparing to put their final spin on evidence in former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's federal corruption trial.

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  17. Ex-Orleans mayor tells jury he took no payoffsRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    During sharp exchanges with a prosecutor in his corruption trial, former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin flatly denied seeking $60,000 from a contractor who had just been turned down for city business in January 2008.

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  18. Ex-Orleans mayor takes stand in his bribery trialRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has testified that he was not told that a city vendor was financing a lavish Nagin family trip to Hawaii in 2004.

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  19. Prosecution rests ex-Orleans mayor's bribery trialRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    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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  20. Witness says he disguised $50K bribe to NaginRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A former investment banker serving prison time for a New Jersey fraud scheme said he helped arrange and disguise a $50,000 bribe to former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin.

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