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AEG CEO ‘baffled’ over mixed signals re: Jackson’s health

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The top executive of concert promoter AEG Live acknowledged yesterday that he was “baffled” because of mixed signals he received about the singer’s health just days before his death. Brandon Phillips, […]

06/14/2013

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CEO describes Jackson as forceful businessman

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The head of AEG Live LLC told jurors Wednesday that he knew Michael Jackson as a sophisticated, forceful businessman and not the drugged-up performer who’s been described throughout an ongoing civil […]

06/12/2013

Paris Jackson, daughter of late Michael Jackson. (AP Photo)

Dispatch call describes Paris Jackson’s injuries

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paramedics were dispatched to Paris Jackson’s home on a report that the 15-year-old had taken 20 Motrin pills and cut herself with a kitchen knife, audio of an emergency dispatch released […]

06/11/2013

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AEG needed ‘scorecard’ to keep up with Jackson’s purported managers

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Testifying in trial of the negligence/wrongful death lawsuit that Michael Jackson’s family filed against AEG Live, the company’s top executive said today he believed that although the singer’s death was a […]

06/11/2013

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Judge admonishes AEG Live CEO about testimony

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge is admonishing the top executive of AEG Live to answer questions from an attorney for Michael Jackson’s mother without arguing with the lawyer. Superior Court Judge Yvette Palazuelos […]

06/10/2013

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AEG top exec testifies at trial: “wanted to keep things calm”

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Testifying in trial of the negligence/wrongful death lawsuit that Michael Jackson’s family filed against AEG Live, the company’s top executive acknowledged today that he made untrue positive statements regarding the character […]

06/10/2013

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AEG exec denies he pushed Jackson to rehearse

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An AEG Live LLC executive has denied that he pushed Michael Jackson to rehearse for his ill-fated comeback concerts. Paul Gongaware refuted earlier testimony from Jackson’s makeup artist who testified last […]

06/03/2013

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Lawyer: No background check done on Jackson doctor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — AEG Live LLC did not conduct any background checks or supervise the doctor who was later convicted of killing Michael Jackson, a corporate attorney testified Tuesday in a lawsuit claiming the […]

05/21/2013

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Makeup artist describes Jackson’s artistry, pain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A makeup artist who worked with Michael Jackson for nearly 30 years says the singer struggled with sleep and required a doctor’s care to deal with pain while touring. Karen Faye […]

05/09/2013

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Expert: Jackson doctor unqualified in many areas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An expert cardiologist says Michael Jackson’s doctor did not have the proper training to treat the singer for insomnia or any drug addictions. Dr. Daniel Wohlgelernter told a jury hearing a […]

05/07/2013

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What You Missed on LA’s Morning News 4/30/13

Here are the news maker interviews you missed (or want to hear again) from this morning’s edition of LA’s Morning News with Penny Griego and Phil Hulett. 6:22 a.m. – Opening statements are in, now […]

04/30/2013

Randy Jackson, brother of Michael Jackson, arrives at courthouse for lawsuit against AEG Live. (AP Photo)

Defense begins opening remarks in Jackson case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for concert giant AEG Live says the company could not have known while promoting comeback concerts that Michael Jackson was using an anesthetic that killed him.

04/29/2013

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