Milestones Apr. 5, 1999

INDICTED. SEAN CARROLL, 35, EDWARD MCMELLON, 26, KENNETH BOSS, 27 and RICHARD MURPHY, 26, New York City police officers who fired 41 shots at unarmed African immigrant Amadou Diallo last month, setting off a storm of protests; on charges of second-degree murder; in the Bronx, New York City.

SUSPENDED. GREGORY DELL, 53, Methodist minister who officiated at the marriage of two gay men in Chicago last September; for disobedience; in a 10-to-3 vote by a jury of pastors; in Downers Grove, Ill. The church toughened its position against same-sex marriages after a minister charged with blessing a lesbian union was acquitted...

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