Milestones Jun. 7, 1999

PLEADED GUILTY. JUSTIN VOLPE, 27, New York City police officer accused of torturing Haitian immigrant Abner Louima in a precinct rest room in 1997; in Brooklyn. Volpe faces a minimum of 30 years in prison.

SENTENCED. DARRYL STRAWBERRY, 37, Yankee outfielder and eight-time All Star; to 18 months of probation and twice-weekly drug testing; after entering a plea of no contest to cocaine possession and soliciting a prostitute; in Tampa, Fla. Strawberry, on leave from the Yankees, faces suspension from the team.

DIED. OWEN HART, 34, professional wrestler known as the Blue Blazer; after falling some 70 ft. while being lowered...

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