Richard Scrushy http://apr.org en Court to Hear Scrushy Appeal in Corruption Case http://apr.org/post/court-hear-scrushy-appeal-corruption-case <P>A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments as former Health South CEO Richard Scrushy appeals a lower court decision denying his request for a new trial of his 2006 conviction in a government corruption case.</P> <DIV> <P>Former Alabama Gov Don Siegelman was also found guilty in that case and is serving a sentence in a federal prison in Louisiana. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 11:31:04 +0000 The Associated Press 26965 at http://apr.org Court to Hear Scrushy Appeal in Corruption Case Ex-Ala. Gov. Going Back To Prison For Bribery http://apr.org/post/ex-ala-gov-going-back-prison-bribery <p>Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman is going back to prison.</p><p>Federal judge Mark Fuller sentenced Siegelman on Friday to 6 and a half years for his conviction on bribery and other charges. Earlier in court, Siegelman apologized for his actions.</p><p>Siegelman and former HealthSouth chief Richard Scrushy were convicted in 2006. They arranged $500,000 in contributions to Siegelman&#39;s campaign for a state lottery in exchange for the governor appointing Scrushy to an important hospital regulatory board.</p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 21:03:04 +0000 Associated Press 15617 at http://apr.org Ex-Ala. Gov. Going Back To Prison For Bribery Disgraced Former Health Care Chief Scrushy Freed http://apr.org/post/disgraced-former-health-care-chief-scrushy-freed <p><font face="Arial">Disgraced former health care executive Richard Scrushy has been released from federal custody after nearly six years.</font></p><p><font face="Arial">Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke says the former multimillionaire HealthSouth Corp. founder and CEO was freed Wednesday from home confinement in Houston, the final step as he begins three years of supervised release.</font></p> Wed, 25 Jul 2012 22:08:01 +0000 Associated Press 15174 at http://apr.org Disgraced Former Health Care Chief Scrushy Freed Former Ala. governor tries again on trial request http://apr.org/post/former-ala-governor-tries-again-trial-request <p><b><font face="Arial">The attorney for Don Siegelman is asking a federal judge to set aside his order denying the former Alabama governor a new trial.</font></b></p><p><b><font face="Arial">Siegelman attorney Peter Sissman filed the request Monday with U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller in Montgomery. The attorney wants a delay so he can have more time to try to get documents about former U.S. Attorney Leura Canary.</font></b></p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 22:31:25 +0000 Associated Press 14300 at http://apr.org Former Ala. governor tries again on trial request Siegelman to face resentencing hearing Aug. 3 http://apr.org/post/siegelman-face-resentencing-hearing-aug-3 <p><b><font face="Arial">Authorities have set a date for the resentencing of former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman.</font></b></p><p><b><font face="Arial">Siegelman is scheduled to appear in federal court for the resentencing on Aug. 3 in Montgomery. He is out of prison on an appeal bond after his 2006 bribery conviction.</font></b></p><p><b><font face="Arial">The U.S. Supreme Court this month rejected Siegelman&#39;s latest appeal.</font></b></p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 21:58:24 +0000 Associated Press 1225 at http://apr.org