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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin reports to federal prison

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin reports to federal prison

TEXARKANA, Texas, Sept. 8 (UPI) --Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin had a lot of company as he reported to a federal prison in Texas -- his wife, his children and a host of TV news crews.
Frances Burns
Ex-New Orleans mayor found guilty of fraud

Ex-New Orleans mayor found guilty of fraud

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin was convicted of 20 charges of fraud for accepting payoffs for contracts.
Gabrielle Levy

Jury finds parish leaders not guilty of misconduct during Katrina

GRETNA, La., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- A Louisiana jury says a former parish president is innocent of "willful misconduct" in ordering the evacuation of pump operators during Hurricane Katrina.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.
By United Press International
Judge blasts Army Corps of Engineers in Katrina suit

Judge blasts Army Corps of Engineers in Katrina suit

NEW ORLEANS, April 16 (UPI) -- U.S. law has given the Army Corps of Engineers, "a bureaucratic behemoth," legal immunity for its flawed work in New Orleans, a federal judge said.
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During Hurricane Katrina
The Seventeenth Street canal levee that gave way during Hurricane Katrina last month, is being reenforced in anticipation of Hurricane Rita on Sept. 21, 2005 in New Orleans, LA. (UPI Photo/ A.J. Sisco)
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