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Judge Yvette M. Palazuelos watches during closing arguments in the Michael Jackson family lawsuit against AEG in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom Tuesday, September 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Al Seib, POOL)

Jury gets negligence case over death of Jackson

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The company producing Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” comeback concerts was a money-making machine run by executives who did not care about the star’s well-being, a lawyer told jurors Thursday. Attorney […]

09/26/2013

Brian Panish, attorney for the Michael Jackson family delivers his closing argument to jurors in a packed courtroom in downtown Los Angeles, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. Panish asked a Los Angeles jury to act as the conscience of the community and award damages for the loss of the pop star's life.  (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Al Seib, POOL)

Jackson promoter, doctor accused of seeking payday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for Michael Jackson’s family on Tuesday portrayed concert promoter AEG Live LLC and Jackson’s doctor as mercenaries who sacrificed the pop star’s life in a quest to boost their […]

09/24/2013

Katherine Jackson (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

Testimony ends in civil trial over Jackson’s death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Testimony ended Friday in a long-running lawsuit claiming the promoter of Michael Jackson’s planned comeback concerts was negligent in hiring the doctor convicted of causing the death of the superstar. Closing […]

09/20/2013

March 5, 2009 photo of Michael Jackson as he makes an announcement about upcoming performances at the London O2 Arena. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)

Michael Jackson doctor disturbed by AEG cancellation clause

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A physician who treated Michael Jackson for general medical issues testified today that he believed AEG Live’s contract with Dr. Conrad Murray to be the singer’s personal physician on the never-realized […]

09/19/2013

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2011 file photo, Dr. Allan Metzger, Michael Jackson's former physician, takes the witness stand during the Dr. Conrad Murray involuntary manslaughter trial at the Los Angeles Superior Court in Los Angeles, Calif. Lawyers for AEG Live LLC called their final witness on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in a negligent hiring lawsuit in Los Angeles filed by Jackson's mother against the concert promotion company. AEG Live has shown jurors testimony from several of Jackson's former doctors and ended their case after playing the videotaped testimony of Jackson's longtime physician, Metzger. (AP Photo/Paul Buck, Pool, File)

Defense rests case in trial over Jackson’s death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for concert promoter AEG Live LLC rested their defense Wednesday with testimony from a longtime friend and doctor of Michael Jackson in the negligence case filed by Jackson’s mother over […]

09/19/2013

March 5, 2009 photo of Michael Jackson as he makes an announcement about upcoming performances at the London O2 Arena. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)

Jury hears of Jackson’s requests for anesthetic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what is […]

08/31/2013

Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray sits in a courtroom during his involuntary manslaughter trial in Los Angeles Oct. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, Pool, File)

Jury hears details of Jackson’s medical visits

A look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what is expected at court in […]

08/25/2013

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen (AP Photo)

Sides agree to drop Paula Deen discrimination suit

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Lawyers signed a deal Friday to drop a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen, who was dumped by the Food Network and other business partners after she […]

08/24/2013

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen (AP Photo)

Lawyers settle Paula Deen lawsuit in Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Lawyers signed a deal Friday to drop a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen, who was dropped by the Food Network and other business partners after she […]

08/23/2013

Woman turns up alive after her own funeral

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia woman has turned up alive nearly two weeks after her family held a funeral and burial for her. Services for 50-year-old Sharolyn Jackson were held Aug. 3 in New Jersey. […]

08/23/2013

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