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1 year 5 days ago

Nurse details anesthetic treatments on Jackson

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A medical practitioner who administered anesthesia to Michael Jackson over a 10-year period says the entertainer had a high tolerance for medications. David Fournier, a nurse anesthetist, testified on Thursday that he was no longer asked to work with Jackson after refusing to participate in a...

2 years 8 months ago

Jackson doctor sentenced to 4 years

The doctor convicted in Michael Jackson's death has been sentenced to 4 years in prison. Dr. Conrad Murray was sentenced Tuesday, three weeks after a jury convicted the cardiologist of involuntary manslaughter. The judge chastised him for a "horrific violation of trust" in caring for Jackson. Prosecutors had...

2 years 8 months ago

Verdict in Conrad Murray trial

A jury has reached a verdict in the involuntary manslaughter case against Michael Jackson's doctor. Court officials say it will be read about 2 p.m. Colorado time. The verdict came Monday in the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray. Prosecutors depicted Murray as a reckless physician who abandoned Jackson...

2 years 9 months ago

Defense expert: Jackson may have given himself

LOS ANGELES (AP) - An anesthesia expert testifying for the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death says he believes the singer gave himself a fatal injection of an anesthetic. Dr. Paul White says he doesn't see evidence supporting the prosecution theory that Jackson's doctor was infusing the singer with propofol...

2 years 10 months ago

Opening statements to Jackson Trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The trial of the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death opens with a bit of star power and the one thing the King of Pop enjoyed throughout his life - a worldwide audience. Prosecutors plan to call the superstar's friend and choreographer, Kenny Ortega, as...

2 years 10 months ago

Jury selected in Jackson doctor's case

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A seven-men, five-woman jury has been selected to hear the involuntary manslaughter case of Michael Jackson's doctor. The panel was selected Friday after hours of questioning of prospective jurors by a judge, defense attorneys and prosecutors. The group was asked numerous questions, including whether they regarded...

2 years 10 months ago

Jury selection begins for Michael Jackson's doctor

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Jackson's personal physician returns to court Thursday for the first phase of jury selection in his involuntary manslaughter trial. Court officials are expecting approximately 160 prospective jurors to report and undergo an initial screening process that will determine whether they can serve on the...

3 years 1 week ago

'Thriller' jacket to go on tour for charity

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A famed red-and-black calfskin jacket Michael Jackson wore in the groundbreaking "Thriller" music video is going on tour. The jacket's new owner, Texas commodities broker Milton Verret, said Tuesday he plans to take the classic clothing item around the world to raise money for charities...

4 years 8 months ago

Sony plans to enter `This Is It' in Oscar race

Sony thinks its new Michael Jackson documentary could be a contender for best picture. Spokesman Steve Elzer says the studio will submit "Michael Jackson's This Is It" for Academy Awards consideration. The film was made from rehearsal footage recorded as Jackson prepared for a series of comeback concerts in London...

4 years 9 months ago

Jackson delivers on 'This Is It,' early fans say

"Michael Jackson's This Is It" has debuted to enthusiastic applause from fans attending the premiere of the film chronicling the concerts that might have been. "This Is It" played like a concert at Tuesday evening's Los Angeles premiere, the celebrity audience applauding after each number. The film shows Jackson confidently...

4 years 9 months ago

Autopsy: Jackson was in good overall health

Michael Jackson's arms were covered with punctures, his face and neck were scarred and he had tattooed eyebrows and lips, but he wasn't the sickly skeleton of a man portrayed by tabloids, according to his autopsy report obtained by The Associated Press. In fact, the Los Angeles County coroner's...

4 years 10 months ago

Jackson's mom, kids receive $86,804 a month

Michael Jackson's mother is receiving $86,804 per month from her son's estate to support herself and her three grandchildren, according to court records released Thursday. Katherine Jackson is one of the primary beneficiaries of her son's estate along with the late pop singer's three young children and unnamed charities....

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