Former Hillside. N.J., policeman Arthur Scale was sentenced to life in prison on Nov. 30 in Morristown, N.J., for the kidnapping and murder of Exxon executive Sidney Reso. Shot in the arm during his April 29 abduction and left bound and gagged in a sealed box inside a storage" locker, Reso, 57, died four days later. Seale was also sentenced to 95 years on related federal charges. No sentencing date has been set for his wife and coconspirator, Irene.
Couples couple un-couples? Pro golfer Fred Couples, 33, reigning Masters champ, was served with divorce papers in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Nov. 30, one day after raking in $210,000 on ABC's Skins Game. Claiming that the marriage has been "irretrievably broken," his polo-playing wife of 11 years, Deborah, 34, says she gave up a promising tennis career to help launch her college sweetheart on the PCA tour....
Eighteen months after her divorce from Rolling Stone bassist Bill Wyman, 56, Mandy Smith, 22, won an $880,000 settlement in London on Nov. 24. With her mother's blessing, Smith began dating Wyman when she was 13; the marriage lasted 23 months.
Actor Tony Danza, 41, land wife Tracy are parents to 6-lb., 11-oz. Emily Lyn, born in Los Angeles on Nov. 24. She joins sister Katie, 5.
For the third time, Paul Tsongas, 51, former U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and unsuccessful 1992 presidential aspirant, is fighting lymphoma. In this year's Democratic primaries, Tsongas assured voters that he was cancer free. Asked if the latest occurrence—a contained abdominal tumor—would prevent a future run for political office, Tsongas, who is scheduled for chemotherapy and radiation treatments, replied, "Hell, no."...
TV actor Bill Bixby, 56, currently director of NBC's Blossom, entered UCLA Medical Center on Nov. 30 to begin treatment for prostate cancer.
Caught up again in the wild child image she has sought to dispel (PEOPLE, Nov. 9), Beverly Hills, 90210 star Shannen Doherty, 21, was involved in a fracas at L.A.'s Roxbury Club with aspiring actress Bonita Money, 32. According to police, 90210 costar Brian Austin Green, 21, allegedly stepped on the foot of Money's boyfriend. The men exchanged words. So did the women, who quickly progressed to pushing and shoving. Pried apart by friends before the sheriffs department arrived, Doherty and Money were each "adamant," police say, that they be allowed to place the other under citizen's arrest. Police complied, issuing the two women citations for misdemeanor battery. They're due to appear before a judge Dec. 22.