Passages

UPDATED 05/23/1994 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 05/23/1994 at 01:00 AM EDT

Grunge rocker Courtney Love, 30, was cleared on May 4 of charges of possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia that were allegedly found in her hotel room on April 7 in Los Angeles. The substance, thought to be heroin, was actually a Hindu good-luck charm. Love's arrest occurred two days after her husband, Nirvana's Kurt Cobain, 27, committed suicide at the couple's Seattle home....

John Wayne Bobbitt, 27, whose penis was severed last year by his estranged wife, Lorena, 24, pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery for shoving his fiancée, model Kristina Elliott, 21, during an argument at their Las Vegas apartment on May 6. Bobbitt was released on $7,100 bail. He faces a June 3 hearing.

Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega, 34, and her boyfriend, Mitchell Froom, 40, a record producer, are expecting their first child, a girl, in July....

Country singer Wynonna Judd, 29, and her boyfriend, Arch kelley III, 39, a divorced Nashville yacht broker, are expecting their first child this winter.

On May 10, Bad Girls costar Drew Barrymore, 19, filed for divorce in L.A. from her husband of 29 days, Jeremy Thomas, 31, an L.A. bar owner. Barrymore cited "irreconcilable differences."

Former model Donna I Rice, 36, whose 1987 involvement with former Colorado senator Gary Hart cost him a bid for the Presidency, married governmental consultant Jack Hughes, 42, in Natchez, Miss., on May 7. Hughes has two children by a previous marriage.

After 14 years of appeals, convicted serial-murderer John Wayne Gacy, 52, was put to death by lethal injection on May 10 at Stateville penitentiary in Joliet, Ill. Gacy was convicted of murdering 33 young men and boys during the 1970s.

Singer Willie Nelson, 61, was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of possession of marijuana in Hewitt, Texas, on May 10 after police discovered him that morning asleep in the backseat of his car. Nelson says that bad weather had forced him to pull over on an interstate-highway service road. A hearing is scheduled for June....

The Scream, Edvard Munch's 1893 masterpiece, which was stolen from the National Gallery in Oslo three months ago, was recovered in a Norwegian hotel room on May 7. The priceless painting was found out of its frame but undamaged. Three people are in police custody.

Singer Anita Baker, 35, land her husband, real estate developer Walter Bridyforth. 36, became parents of their second child, Edward Carlton (7 lbs. 13 ozs.) in Detroit on May 4. Their first-born is 16-month-old Walter....

Billy ray Cyrus, 32, and his wife, Letica, 27, welcomed the couple's first son, Braison Chance (7 lbs. 1 oz.), born on May 9 in Nashville. Cyrus has two children by-previous relationships.

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