Milestones Jun. 23, 1997

ARRESTED. RUTHANN ARON, 54, a Republican primary candidate for the Senate in 1994; on charges of soliciting murder; in Gaithersburg, Md. In this stranger-than-Fargo tale, Aron allegedly hired a hit man (actually an undercover cop) to do away with her husband of more than 30 years, Barry, and a lawyer who testified against her in a defamation suit she filed in 1994.

CONVICTED. ALEX KELLY, 30, high school wrestler turned Euro playboy who spent eight years on the lam; of raping a 16-year-old in 1986; in Stamford, Conn. His first trial deadlocked last November. Kelly faces up to 20 years in...

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