corruption http://wrkf.org en Taiwanese Animators Poke Fun At Ray Nagin http://wrkf.org/post/taiwanese-animators-poke-fun-ray-nagin <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-4e5683af-2beb-e88e-eaf5-5c836934c939"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Next Media Animation, a Taiwanese media company known for their satirical animated videos mocking events in the news, has released a video poking fun at the travails of former New Orleans Mayor C. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 16:11:35 +0000 Jason Saul 22528 at http://wrkf.org Taiwanese Animators Poke Fun At Ray Nagin Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Found Guilty Of Corruption http://wrkf.org/post/former-new-orleans-mayor-ray-nagin-found-guilty-corruption A federal jury has found Ray Nagin guilty of bribery and fraud. The former New Orleans mayor, 57, was accused of taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks, in an indictment that included 21 counts. He was found guilty on 20 of those counts.<p>Prosecutors also said <a href="http://www.justice.gov/usao/lae/news/2013/2013_01_18_c_ray_nagin_ind.html">Nagin accepted perks</a> such as free travel and played a role in funneling money and granite to Stone Age, a company run by his sons. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:05:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 22491 at http://wrkf.org Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Found Guilty Of Corruption Former Mayor Nagin's Trial Set For Today http://wrkf.org/post/former-mayor-nagins-trial-set-today <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wwno/audio/2014/01/FlemingNaginPreviewJan27WEB_2.mp3" class="asset-audio">Jury selection is set to begin in federal court.</a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former New Orleans Mayor Ray </span>Nagin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is scheduled to appear in federal court later this morning on corruption charges. </span>Nagin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is accused of taking bribes in exchange for city contracts.</span><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 16:10:41 +0000 Eileen Fleming 21785 at http://wrkf.org Former Mayor Nagin's Trial Set For Today