Passages

updated 07/11/1994 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/11/1994 AT 01:00 AM EDT

On June 2, actress Sharon Stone, 36, filed a $12 million lawsuit against jeweler Harry Winston Inc. in L.A. superior court, 10 months after it forced her to return a $400,000 Winston diamond necklace that she wore to several promotional events last year. Claiming she thought the necklace was a gift, Stone charged the jeweler with misrepresentation and breach of contract. Says the company's president, Ronald Winston: "We're hardly in the business of giving away necklaces worth close to half a million dollars."...

Toni Cato Riggs, 25, the Detroit housewife convicted of masterminding the 1991 murder of her husband, Gulf War veteran Army specialist Anthony Kiggs, 23, to collect $150,000 worth of life insurance, was sentenced to life in prison without parole on June 24. In 1991 her brother, Michael Cato, 20, who actually pulled the trigger, was also sentenced to life in prison....

On June 28, New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden, 29, who underwent drug treatment for cocaine abuse in 1987, was suspended from baseball for 60 days after reportedly failing two random drug tests. Gooden had only recently returned to the mound from the disabled list after an April toe injury....

Also on June 28, Princess Diana, 33, reached an out-of-court settlement with London's L.A. Fitness club, where she was secretly photographed pumping iron last November. She got an apology from the gym and an undisclosed payment from them to cover her legal fees. Her lawsuits against the photographer, Bryce Taylor, and Mirror Group Newspapers, which published the snapshots, are still pending.

CBS's America Tonight coanchor Deborah Norville, 35, and her husband, Swedish-born businessman Karl Wellner, 40, are looking forward to the arrival of their second child in December. Their son Niki is 3.

William A. Henry III, 44, TIME magazine's drama critic, died of a heart attack on June 28 while in Maidenhead, England. Henry, who won two Pulitzer Prizes as a reporter at the Boston Globe, joined the newsweekly in 1981. He was also the author of several books, including The Great One, a 1992 biography of Jackie Gleason, and In Defense of Elitism, which will be published this fall. Henry was a frequent contributor to PEOPLE, and his last review will appear in next week's issue.

Scott Ian, 31, lead guitarist for the heavy metal band Anthrax, and Debbie Leavitt, 23, a fashion sales representative, will wed on July 10 in Huntington Beach, Calif. It's the first marriage for Leavitt, the second for Ian.

Grammy-winning record producer Jimmy "Jam" Harris, 35, and fashion stylist Lisa Padilla, 25, exchanged vows on June 25 in Beverly Hills. It's the first marriage for both. The couple met in 1990 while filming a music video.

Two-time Oscar-winning actress Sally Field, 47, filed for divorce from her second husband, Alan Greisman, 46, head of Savoy Pictures, on June 24 in Los Angeles. The couple, who have been separated since January, were married nine years and have one child, Samuel, 6. Field has two other sons, Peter, 25, and Eli, 22, from a previous marriage.

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