Death of Michael Jackson

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Director says Jackson’s condition frightened him

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The director of Michael Jackson’s ill-fated comeback concerts told a jury on Wednesday that he was frightened when Jackson was shivering and seemed lost at one of his final rehearsals. The […]

07/10/2013

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Doctor says he thought Jackson had drug problem

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jurors hearing a lawsuit involving Michael Jackson’s death have heard from a doctor who treated the singer in the early 1990s and believed he had a problem with prescription pain […]

07/08/2013

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Expert says Jackson nearly completely sleepless in final weeks

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An insomnia expert testified today Michael Jackson had been almost totally sleepless in the weeks leading up to his death. Dr. Charles Czeisler, a Harvard University professor testifying in a wrongful […]

06/21/2013

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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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Jackson described as ‘loopy’ after doctor visits

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson appeared “a little loopy” after visits with his longtime dermatologist, a choreographer who worked one-on-one with the pop superstar told a jury Tuesday. Travis Payne said he witnessed Jackson’s […]

05/14/2013

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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

Jurors hear voicemail saying Jackson was sick

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five days before Michael Jackson died, his manager called the singer’s doctor, told him Jackson was sick, and implored him to have blood tests done, according to a voicemail played Thursday […]

05/02/2013

Jackson back in spotlight as civil trial begins

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson’s words and music rang through a courtroom once again on Monday — this time at the start of wrongful death trial — as a lawyer tried to show jurors the pop singer’s loving relationship with his mother and children.

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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Jackson’s health and finances part of civil trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Millions, and possibly billions, of dollars are at stake in a civil trial starting Monday over allegations from Michael Jackson’s mother that the company promoting his comeback failed to properly investigate the doctor convicted in his death.

04/29/2013

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Prospective jurors voice anti-Jackson opinions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers have rejected some prospective jurors in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson’s mother against concert giant AEG.

04/19/2013

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Connections hamper jury selection in Jackson case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The extensive connections of Michael Jackson, his family and friends became a challenge Monday for a judge trying to seat an impartial jury for his mother’s wrongful death lawsuit against AEG.

04/15/2013

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