PLEADED NOT GUILTY. JOHN MUHAMMAD, 42, accused sniper; of the murder of Dean Meyers, 53, an engineer shot with a high-powered weapon at a Sunoco station in Manassas, Va., last October; on the first day of his first trial in connection with the three-week shooting spree that left 10 people dead in the Washington area; in Virginia Beach, Va. Muhammad's alleged accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo, 18, begins a separate trial next month.
DIED. SHIRLEY GLASS, 67, psychologist dubbed the "godmother" of research on infidelity; of breast cancer; in Owing Mills, Md. In magazine articles, TV interviews and a 2003 book, Not "Just Friends," Glass took a clinical approach to infidelity, treating it not as a moral issue but as a painful problem that could affect even successful marriages. Among her influential ideas: marriages could be threatened not only by sexual affairs but also by nonsexual relationships that were emotionally intimate.
DIED. BILL SHOEMAKER, 72, Hall of Fame jockey known as "the Shoe"; in his sleep; in San Marino, Calif. Born prematurely at 2 lbs., he grew to 4 ft. 11 in. and 98 lbs.--small even for a jockey. With his gentle, almost motionless style, he had a unique rapport with his horses and, said trainer Charlie Wittingham, "bothered a horse less than any other rider." In 41 years he won 11 Triple Crown events and an impressive 22% of his races overall. In 1986, aboard Ferdinand, he became the oldest jockey to win the Kentucky Derby. A year after giving up riding in 1990, he was paralyzed in a car accident, yet within months he was back, training horses from his wheelchair and earning $3.7 million in winnings before retiring in 1997.
DIED. JOAN KROC, 75, a railroad worker's daughter who became a philanthropist known for her generous, often anonymous donations to causes ranging from youth programs to famine relief; of brain cancer; in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. The widow of McDonald's owner Ray Kroc, she took control of baseball's San Diego Padres after his death in 1984 (when they won the National League pennant) and ran the team for six years.
DIED. BEN METCALFE, 83, persistent, pestering early environmental activist who helped found a tiny protest group, the Don't Make a Wave Committee, that turned into Greenpeace, now an international organization with 3 million members; of a heart attack; on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
DIED. PATRICK DALZEL-JOB, 90, British World War II hero who served with author Ian Fleming and was reputed to be the model for James Bond; in Plockton, Scotland. In an interview, he revealed that Fleming told him after the books had achieved some success that he was 007's inspiration. Even as other officers claimed credit for the character, the daring naval commander downplayed his contributions and stressed that unlike Bond, he loved one woman, his wife, his whole life.
DIED. IVAN GETTING, 91, cold-war scientist who conceived the Global Positioning Satellite system, now used not just to deliver bombs precisely but also to enable civilians, like drivers, hikers and search crews, to pinpoint locations; in Coronado, Calif.