Milestones Aug. 12, 2002

ARRESTED. SEVEN VIGILANTES, ranging from 16 to 57 in age, for beating to death two men whose van had plowed into a porch crowded with youths, injuring three of them; on charges of first-degree murder; in Chicago. Some 100 people are believed to have stood by and watched while the suspects, all gang members, pummeled the motorists with their hands, feet, bricks and stones. DIED. HARRY QUADRACCI, 66, philanthropist and entrepreneur who started a tiny company in an abandoned factory and turned it into the $2 billion-a-year Quad/Graphics, printer of TIME, Newsweek, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and other magazines and catalogs; in an...

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