Milestones Feb. 2, 2004

SENTENCED. ANTHONY PELLICANO, 59, celebrity private investigator convicted of possessing plastic explosives and two illegal hand grenades; to 30 months in federal prison; in Los Angeles. Allegations that he conducted illegal wiretaps of celebrities on behalf of clients are still being investigated.

DIED. JERRY NACHMAN, 57, feisty New York City newsman; of gallbladder cancer; in Hoboken, N.J. He brought his quick wit, tabloid aggressiveness and (formerly) sizable girth to top news jobs at New York's WCBS-TV and WNBC-TV, the New York Post and most recently MSNBC, where he was editor in chief as well as the host of a weeknight talk...

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