Former Charmed star Shannen Doherty, 31, and her second husband, Richard Salomon, 33, a Web site owner, are reportedly calling it quits after nine months of marriage. Doherty divorced her first husband, actor Ashley Hamilton, in 1994 after a seven-month marriage. A spokesperson for the actress would not comment.
Croatian tennis ace and 2001 Wimbledon champ Goran Ivanisevic, 31, and his girlfriend, Croatian model Tatjana Dragovic, 24, are expecting their first child next spring.
Lyricist, writer and actor Adolph Green, 86, who cowrote such buoyant valentines to New York City as "New York, New York" as well as the screenplay for the classic 1952 film Singin' in the Rain, died Oct. 24 in Manhattan. Along with his longtime collaborator Betty Comden, 83, Green won seven Tony awards for five Broadway musicals, including On the Town and 1991's The Will Rogers Follies.
...Richard Helms, 89, the former director of the CIA, died Oct. 22 of multiple myeloma in Washington, D.C. Helms, who led the agency for nearly seven years during the Cold War and Vietnam War, was fired by the Nixon White House because he declined to involve the CIA in the Watergate coverup.
On Oct. 23 in St. Louis, a federal judge dismissed a royalties lawsuit filed in 2000 against rock and roll legend Chuck Berry, 76, by his former side-man Johnnie Johnson, 78. In the suit Johnson claimed he was a cowriter on many of Berry's hits, including 1956's "Roll Over Beethoven" and 1964's "No Particular Place to Go." The judge ruled, that Johnson was not entitled to any royalties because too many years had passed since the more than 30 songs were written.... Basketball great Michael Jordan, 39, now playing for the Washington Wizards, filed a lawsuit Oct. 23 in Chicago against his ex-lover Karla Knafel, 39, a woman he agreed to pay $250,000 in exchange for her silence about their relationship more than a decade ago. Jordan, who has been married to his wife, Juanita, since 1989, will not specify when his affair with Knafel began but claims she tried to extort an additional $5 million from him.
Actor Nick Nolte, 61, was charged Oct. 23 with driving under the influence and being under the influence of a controlled substance in connection with his Sept. 11 arrest in Malibu (PEOPLE, Sept. 30, 2002). Nolte is believed to have had traces of GHB, a banned depressant, in his system. His arraignment is set for Dec. 5.... Throwing out a 1999 award of $29.3 million, a Michigan court ruled on Oct. 23 that The Jenny Jones Show had no legal duty to prevent the death of Scott Amedure, 32, who was killed in 1995 by talk show guest Jonathan Schmitz, now 32, three days after taping a never-aired episode in which Amedure revealed he was infatuated with Schmitz. A lawyer for the Amedure family said they will appeal the decision. Schmitz, who was convicted of murder in 1996 (PEOPLE, Nov. 25, 1996), is serving a 25-to 50-year prison sentence in Michigan.