's future mother-in-law,
Sherry L. Johnston
, 42, was arrested by Alaska state troopers in Anchorage on Thursday and charged with six felony drug counts.
Bristol, 18, whose mother,
, was the GOP's vice presidential candidate, is expecting a child with Sherry Johnston's 18-year-old son,
. (In fact, the baby is due today.) The couple have said they plan to marry in the summer.
Cops say Sherry was arrested after an undercover investigation. They refused to specify the type or amount of drugs involved. She was released on $5,000 bail.
In a statement, Sarah Palin's rep tells the Anchorage Daily News that since "this is not a state government matter," Palin will not comment.
Break-in chez Paris
The L.A. Times reports that a burglar wearing a hooded sweatshirt broke into
's L.A. house early yesterday morning and absconded with $2 million worth of jewelry. Luckily for the socialite, she was not at home. Police are investigating.
U2 sets the date
and his merry men say U2's next record,
No Line on the Horizon
, the band's first album since 2004's
How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb
, will be released March 3.
Like Peas in a pod
, 36, and
, 33, who got engaged a little more than a year ago, can't take it any longer! People mag says the studly actor and the sexy brainiac Black-Eyed Peas babe will tie the knot Jan. 10.
17 kids + 1 = migraine!
and her husband,
Jim Bob Duggar
, whose large Arkansas family is the subject of the TLC reality show
17 Kids and Counting
, on Thursday welcomed their
Jordyn-Grace Makiya Duggar
"The ultimate Christmas gift from God," said Jim Bob, adding, "We both would love to have more." Oy!
The far less prolific
and her hub,
, welcomed their third child on the same day.
Emery Hope Sehorn
, 5, and
Philly choir on TV
Jeffrey R. Smith
will lead the
Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale
in a selection of holiday tunes live on
Good Morning America
on Tuesday, beginning at 7:30 a.m.