FANS REMEMBER: Meanwhile, a daylong memorial event for fans and the public is being held at Cipriani's 42nd Street near Grand Central Station. Video of Aaliyah's career is being screened and fans are leaving notes for the late entertainer.
READY FOR THE LINKS? Doctors saying Bob Hope is responding well to treatment and could be released from the hospital within a few days, although the 98-year-old comedian was not yet well enough to crack jokes and will need weeks to fully recover from a respiratory infection.
BUSTED! Charmed actor, Greg Vaughan, who plays construction worker Dan Gordon on the WB TV series, arrested for investigation of drunken driving after he was pulled over for speeding Thursday morning.
IN THE DOGG HOUSE: Snoop Dogg and Ja Rule charged with using offensive language during a performance in Jamaica Friday. The rappers are due in court September 27.
THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Fred Rogers, 73, hanging up his cardigan after today's episode of the PBS kiddie classic Mr. Rogers. The host has been entertaining youngsters for more than three decades.
COLLABORATING: Rock icon David Bowie and Sean "Puffy" Combs working together on a remake of Bowie's "This Is Not America." Retitled "American Dream," the song will be included on the soundtrack to Training Day, the new cop drama starring Denzel Washington set to hit theaters September 21.
GRAB YOUR BROOMSTICK: Scotland's Daily Record reporting that the Hogwarts Express, the bright red steam train used for the filming of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, got stuck against the platform at the isolated Bannavie station near Edinburgh.
GET THEIR EARLY: Submissions for the 2002 Sundance Film Festival moved up a week to avoid clashing with preparations for the Winter Olympics. Full-length American feature films and documentaries now must be submitted September 28, while short films are due September 21. The festival runs this year from January 10 through 20 in Park City, Utah.
SHOUT AT THE DEVIL: The wife of Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil, actress and 1995 Playboy Playmate Heidi Mark, citing irreconcilable differences as she filed for divorce Wednesday to dissolve the couple's 15-month marriage.