Milestones Jun. 12, 2000

HOSPITALIZED. BOB HOPE, 97, funnyman, in critical condition; for gastrointestinal bleeding; in Rancho Mirage, Calif. His condition was later upgraded to stable.

CONVICTED. GARY KARR, 52, of conspiring to rob famed atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair of $500,000 in gold coins; in Austin, Texas. Karr was acquitted of charges of kidnapping the activist and two family members, who disappeared in 1995.

UNDER HOUSE ARREST. SUHARTO, 78, former President of Indonesia who resigned amid civil chaos in 1998; for an investigation into charges of corruption and abuse of power; in Jakarta.

DIED. ROBERT CASEY, 68, former Governor of Pennsylvania and unwavering Democrat, who...

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