Robert Urciuoli’s Supreme Court Appeal Rejected

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear the appeal of a former hospital executive from Providence convicted of corruption.

The high court announced Monday that it would not take up the case of Robert Urciuoli, the former president and CEO of Roger Williams Medical Center.

Urciuoli was convicted of paying a state senator to do the hospital's bidding at the Statehouse, and a federal appeals court this year upheld the jury's verdict.

Urciuoli is serving a three-year prison sentence in Florida.
      
(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)