Ex-New Orleans Mayor Under Investigation | WSJ

Rodney Williams, center, who is accused of bribing former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, leaves federal court in New Orleans following his arraignment on Tuesday. The Times-Picayune/Associated Press
Federal prosecutors are investigating as part of an ongoing corruption probe former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who rose to national prominence as the city's leader during Hurricane Katrina but whose popularity was eroded by frustration with rebuilding efforts. Though federal prosecutors are investigating Mr. Nagin, any charges aren't imminent, according to a person familiar with the investigation.

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