Milestones Sep. 12, 2005

INDICTED. Four men, KEVIN JAMES, 29, LEVAR WASHINGTON, 25, GREGORY PATTERSON, 21, and HAMMAD SAMANA, 21; of a terrorist conspiracy to attack military sites, synagogues, Israeli officials and other targets in Southern California; in Santa Ana, Calif. The plot was allegedly hatched in prison by James, the leader of a militant Islamic gang, who was aided on the outside by his onetime fellow inmate Washington. All four face life in prison.

JAILED. ROBERT CHAMBERS, 38, a.k.a. the Preppie Killer, whose 1986 killing of teenager Jennifer Levin in Manhattan's Central Park--accidentally, he contended, during "rough sex"--triggered national outrage; for possession of heroin;...

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