August 20, 2001 02:18 PM

BORN: Actor Rick Schroder’s wife, Andrea, gave birth to the couple’s fourth child, Faith Anne, on Aug. 8. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, said David Pollack, Schroder’s publicist . . . WED: Irish singer Sinead O’Connor (“Nothing Compares 2 U”) married her boyfriend, Irish journalist Nick Sommerlad, reports the Associated Press. The couple married three weeks ago at an undisclosed location. The controversial O’Connor, who at one time declared that she was a lesbian, raised the ire of Catholics worldwide when she ripped up a photo of photo of Pope John Paul II during an appearance on Saturday Night Live . . . RECUPERATING: TV producer Aaron Spelling has received radiation for a throat lesion and has been recuperating and working from home, reports the Associated Press. His publicist, Kevin Sasaki, said in a statement that Spelling, the heart and soul behind the hit shows “Beverly Hills 90210,” “Hotel” and “Melrose Place,” is expected to return to a normal work schedule within a few weeks and didn’t say whether or not the lesion was cancerous and when it was discovered . . . SURRENDERED: Rapper C-Murder turned himself into police Friday for allegedly trying to fire a gun at a nightclub owner last week, reports the Associated Press. The 30-year-old rapper, whose real name is Corey Miller, faced charges of attempted first-degree murder and illegal use of a dangerous weapon in the Tuesday night confrontation at Club Raggs in Baton Rouge, police said, as well as separate charges stemming from a June incident . . . DIED: Jack Elliott, a composer and conductor who worked on numerous hit television shows and movies, died Saturday at 74 of a brain tumor. Elliott, who worked on songs for “Charlie’s Angels,” “Barney Miller,” and “The Love Boat,” died at the UCLA Medical Center . . . RULED: A federal judge has ruled that “Survivor” winner Richard Hatch was arrested properly on a child abuse charge that later was dropped, but that he may go ahead with a privacy complaint. Hatch claims that his privacy was violated when Middletown, Mass., police released a statement by his son and a mug shot to a tabloid. State investigators took Hatch’s 9-year-old son from him for about a month in April 2000 after the boy claimed that Hatch, who was living in Middletown, grabbed him by the throat when he tired on a run. Hatch has denied abusing his son and the charge was later dropped . . . BLOCKED: Millionaire balloonist Steve Fossett and his backup crew were not allowed into Brazil because they lacked the proper entry visas, reports the Associated Press. Fossett ended his bid to travel around the world in a hot air balloon on Friday. His project manager has traveled to Argentina where he hopes to get visas. Fossett is waiting for his crew to arrive to assess the damage to his balloon . ARRESTED: Former Allman Brothers member Dickey Betts, 57, was arrested Saturday on battery charges for allegedly assaulting his wife. The legendary guitarist was released from a Florida jail Sunday on $2,000 bail. He told police he “did not know how the victim received her injury,” according to The Associated Press.

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