Sugar Ray lead singer and Don't Forget the Lyrics! host Mark McGrath, 42, and fiancee Carin Kingsland, 37, an aesthetician, are awaiting twins-a boy and a girl-in May. "I can't wait to meet them," McGrath tells PEOPLE. "We know the first year is going to be gnarly!" •General Hospital actor Jonathan Jackson, 27, and wife Lisa Vultaggio will have their third child in October.
Rescue Me's Andrea Roth, 42, and her fiance, producer Todd Biermann, had their first child, daughter Ava Reese Biermann, in Philadelphia March 29. "Andrea has never been happier," says her rep.
After 16 years playing the role of Lt. Anita Van Buren on Law & Order, S. Epatha Merkerson (inset) is moving on. "It was a dream gig," the actress, 57, told ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY's website. "Van Buren is a hell of a character."
Celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz, 60, is being sued by investment firm Brunswick Capital Partners, which claims she has failed to pay more than $800,000 in fees. The company was hired to help the photographer manage a $24 million debt allegedly owed to a creditor. • Grammy winner Erykah Badu, 39, will receive a citation of up to $500 for disorderly conduct while filming the music video for her song "Window Seat" in Dallas's Dealey Plaza, according to a spokesman for the Dallas police. The video, which features the site of John F. Kennedy's assassination, has the singer stripping naked in the public plaza before falling to the ground at the sound of a gunshot. • Steven Burky, 37, the man accused of stalking Jennifer Garner, 38, husband Ben Affleck, 37, and their two daughters, was found by a judge not guilty by reason of insanity. Burky was issued a 10-year restraining order. • John Malkovich's lawyers filed an appeal requesting $2.2 million from the estate of Bernie Madoff to recoup funds lost in the jailed businessman's Ponzi scheme. Trustees approved only $670,000, which they claim reflected the amount Malkovich, 56, had deposited with the firm. • Emmy-winner Rip Torn, 79, pleaded not guilty to burglary and weapons charges after breaking into a Connecticut bank with a loaded gun. The actor claimed to be "a boozer, not a bank robber." • An L.A. judge has ruled that actor Dennis Hopper, 73, described by his lawyer as "desperately ill," must pay $12,000 a month in spousal and child support. The judge also ruled that Hopper's estranged wife, Victoria, 42, and daughter Galen, 7, were permitted to stay on his property as the divorce case continues.
He's been a hard man to find these past few months, but on April 8 Tiger Woods will be in plain sight, competing in the Masters Tournament in Augusta, Ga. But don't expect wife Elin to be watching from the sidelines. Woods, 34, said in a press conference on April 5 that she would not be attending the Masters and that he continues to work on turning his life around. "Winning golf tournaments is irrelevant to the damage I've caused." While her husband fielded questions from reporters, Elin was spotted with son Charlie, 1, picking up daughter Sam, 2, from school in Orlando. "It's not about winning championships, it's about how you live your life," he said. "I can be a better man going forward."