Milestones Jun. 17, 2002

INDICTED. R. KELLY, 35, the Grammy-winning R.-and-B. star behind the gospel-inspired I Believe I Can Fly and the carnally inspired Bump 'n' Grind; in Chicago; on 21 counts of child pornography. The indictment stems from a videotape that purportedly shows Kelly having sex with an underage girl. Kelly denied the charges. If convicted, he faces up to 15 years in prison.

DIED. CAROLINE KNAPP, 42, humorist, whose readers learned about the darker side of her life--her 20-year struggle with alcoholism--in her 1996 best seller, Drinking: A Love Story; of lung cancer; in Cambridge, Mass.

DIED. DEE DEE RAMONE, 50, over-the-top punk-rock...

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