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Extra Extra: The Trial Of Drew Peterson Starts In July

By Samantha Abernethy in News on May 17, 2012 10:45PM

  • The trial of Drew Peterson will start in July, more than three years after he was arrested. Jury selection will begin July 23, and testimony will begin July 30. [Tribune]

  • Chicago's ABC7 accidentally/accurately called Metta World Peace (the player formerly known as Ron Artest) a "Lakers idiot" in its broadcast last night. [Deadspin]

  • This couple planned their wedding reception at the Sheraton Hotel this weekend, not realizing the president would also be staying there and the secret service would be nosing about their business. [Crain's]

  • A small fire at a school in Antioch sent 22 students to the hospital because of noxious fumes. [Tribune]

  • A new study justifies my coffee drinking habit, showing coffee drinkers live longer. [Sun-Times]