(NEW ORLEANS TIMES-PICAYUNE) Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Wednesday.
Nagin, 58, the two-term mayor who was the face of the city during Hurricane Katrina, joins a list of Louisiana elected officials convicted of misdeeds committed while in office. But he is New Orleans' first mayor to be convicted and sent to prison for public corruption.
Nagin will report to a minimum security lockup in Oakdale, located in central Louisiana, on Sept. 8.
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