Former Sen. Vincent J. Fumo recovering from bypass surgery

Former state Sen. Vincent J. Fumo and his fiancee Carolyn Zinni.

Former State Sen. Vincent Fumo, 69, was recovering Thursday from bypass surgery in Kentucky, sources said.

Fumo, who has been serving a 5-year sentence in federal prison stemming from charges that he defrauded the Pennsylvania Senate and a nonprofit, is expected to leave the hospital and return to his Ashland, Ky., prison early next week.

Doctors had discovered three blockages during an exam. Sources said the surgery went well

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