Ray Nagin Trial Postponed

The corruption trial of former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin wont begin until 2014.

Thursday morning, a federal judge agreed to postpone the trial, which was set to begin Monday.

Nagin’s lawyer, Robert Jenkins, asked for more time to prepare.

Nagin is accused of accepting free trips and more than $200,000 in bribes from contractors in exchange for lucrative city contracts.

The new trial date is January 27, 2014

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