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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

Debbie Rowe, Michael Jackson's former wife and mother of two of his children, leaves Los Angeles County Superior Court after testifying in the negligence lawsuit filed by Jackson’s mother, Katherine Jackson, against AEG Live, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Jackson’s ex-wife says med visits concerned her

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson’s ex-wife acknowledged Thursday that she was concerned that some of his frequent medical visits were motivated more by a desire for drugs than by the treatments he received. Debbie […]

08/15/2013

Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., leaves federal court in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. Jackson was sentenced to two and a half years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to scheming to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on TV's, restaurant dinners, an expensive watch and other costly personal items. His wife received a sentence of one year.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Prison for Jesse Jackson Jr.: a 2 ½-year sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison Wednesday for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, the judge scolding the son of the famed […]

08/14/2013

In this April 28, 2005 file photo, Debbie Rowe, Michael Jackson's ex-wife and mother of two of his children, passes through a magnetometer as she arrives at the Santa Barbara County courthouse during Jackson's child molestation trial, in Santa Maria, Calif. (AP Photo/Aaron Lambert)

Jackson’s ex-wife testifies about his fear of pain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson’s ex-wife broke into tears on Wednesday when she took the witness stand in a civil case and described the singer’s fear of pain and trust of physicians. Debbie Rowe […]

08/14/2013

This Oct. 27, 2009 photo shows Director/Producer Kenny Ortega at Columbia Pictures' Premiere of Michael Jackson's "This Is It" at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision/AP Images)

Responsibility a key topic in Jackson civil trial

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 […]

08/10/2013

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