1:27 pm
Tue June 28, 2005

Expert Considers Scrushy's Acquittal

File photo of former HealthSouth Corp. Chief Executive Scrushy arriving at court in Birmingham

Former HealthSouth C-E-O Richard Scrushy has been acquitted of all charges against him.

Expert Considers Scrushy's Acquittal

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Alabama
10:51 am
Tue June 28, 2005

Scrushy found not guilty

Birmingham, AL – Jurors acquitted HealthSouth founder and fired C-E-O Richard Scrushy on all charges Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar earnings overstatement at the medical services company. Scrushy had been charged with fraud, false corporate reporting and making false statements to regulators. He was the first C-E-O charged under the federal Sarbanes-Oxley corporate reporting law.

The defense blamed the massive fraud on Scrushy aides including all five finance chiefs who served under him at HealthSouth. Fifteen former HealthSouth executives have pleaded guilty since 2003.

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Don Noble
10:50 am
Tue June 28, 2005

The Ambassador's Son

A mix of politics and adventure on the high seas. Recommended "summer reading."

The Ambassador's Son

Homer Hickam of Huntsville, Alabama, was best known for his memoirs of growing up in the coal-mining country of West Virginia.

His first volume, Rocket Boys, made into the very fine movie October Sky, was followed by Sky of Stone and The Coalwood Way.

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Alabama
7:28 am
Tue June 28, 2005

CT AG Complains About AL Fireworks

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Alabama
5:57 pm
Mon June 27, 2005

State Delegation Will Attend BRAC Meeting

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Alabama
5:56 pm
Mon June 27, 2005

HealthSouth Releases New Numbers

Birmingham, AL – HealthSouth Corporation has spent more than 250 million dollars restating its finances during the final years of a huge financial fraud at the company. HealthSouth has issued a 170 page reports detailing actual revenues in 2000 and 2001. They were seven-point-one billion dollars. That's about one-point-five billion dollars less than previously reported. HealthSouth also says it plans to file an annual report for 2004 by the end of this year. That would bring the company up-to-date on all of its regulatory filings.

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Alabama
5:55 pm
Mon June 27, 2005

Alabama's Supreme Court Races Were Costly

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Alabama
10:53 am
Mon June 27, 2005

More Scholarship Funds Heading to Auburn

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Alabama
10:51 am
Mon June 27, 2005

Manufacturing CEO to Plead Guilty

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Alabama
10:43 am
Mon June 27, 2005

Long-Time Poarch Creek Chief Ousted

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