Stories tagged: Michael Jackson
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Feelings about the Eagles divide Spokane more sharply than politics or opinions about bicyclists.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
The Eagles’ greatest hits album has moonwalked past Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” to become history’s best-selling album of all-time.
UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018, 6:17 p.m.
Elvis Presley’s Rolls Royce, the suits the Beatles wore on their first tour of America, Bruce Springsteen’s sleeveless faded denim jacket and colorful headband, and Michael Jackson’s famous glove are …
Wed., July 4, 2018, 8:50 p.m.
Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris Jackson has been granted a temporary restraining order against a man she says has been stalking her.
Tue., June 19, 2018, 2:46 p.m.
A musical about the King of Pop is moonwalking its way to Broadway.
Mon., June 18, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo.
Sun., March 4, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
An electric train set, custom-made in Germany, that pop star Michael Jackson originally purchased for his children to ride is coming up for auction.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 10:48 a.m.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus has marked the end of chemotherapy by posting an Instagram video of her grown sons lip-syncing to Michael Jackson’s “Beat It.”
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
Michael Jackson’s son Prince was involved in a traffic accident Thursday that left him briefly hospitalized, according to his rep.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
The story unfolds in a familiar Halloween setting: a haunted mansion. A couple of teens, Vincent and Victoria, are by chance drawn into this mysterious manor on Halloween night. There …
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 3:08 p.m.
Director John Landis says he is still upset by Michael Jackson’s death, but a Venice Film Festival screening dedicated to “Thriller” is a chance to celebrate the musician’s life.
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson’s former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial on sexual assault charges in Pennsylvania.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 10:47 a.m.
It’s quite possible that no one would have heard of the show “Urban Myths” if the Sky Arts network’s series hadn’t cast white actor Joseph Fiennes to play Michael Jackson. …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 8:03 p.m.
Michael Jackson’s activities at Neverland Ranch are back in the news this week amid the disclosure of documents suggesting the King of Pop kept a stash of pornography there.
Sat., June 11, 2016, 9:14 p.m.
One doctor delivered test results to Prince’s home. Another sent his son, who wasn’t a physician, on a cross-country flight to bring medication to the music star. It’s not clear …
Sun., June 28, 2015, 9:09 p.m.
A team of Northwestern University graduates lost their final game on Saturday so had to fight their way through eight grueling games under punishing conditions Sunday to defeat the defending …
Tue., Jan. 13, 2015
The man who once promised Spokane’s business leaders and elected officials he’d build a bustling Blu-ray factory downtown pleaded not guilty Monday to a 16-count federal fraud indictment. Clad in …
Thu., July 24, 2014
Sarah Palin is facing a $154 ticket for speeding in her hometown of Wasilla. The former Alaska governor was pulled over July 16 and cited for driving between 10 and …
Fri., Nov. 8, 2013, 4:05 p.m.
A California DVD mogul who promised to build a high-tech production facility in downtown Spokane, drawing the endorsements and support of local business and political leaders, is being investigated by …
Fri., July 19, 2013
When Kenny Wizz was a teenage break- dancer in the summer of 1984, the Olympics came to his hometown of Los Angeles. “The whole world was basically in LA,” he …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2011, 10:50 a.m.
The doctor convicted in the overdose death of Michael Jackson was sentenced to the maximum four years behind bars today by a judge who denounced him as a reckless physician …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2011
Being “immortal” was not in the cards for Michael Jackson. Yet that didn’t deter Cirque du Soleil from bringing Jackson back to life, in the same way it revived Elvis …
Sun., Oct. 23, 2011
Let the wild rumpus begin. A national traveling exhibition, “In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak,” arrives at Eastern Washington University on Thursday.
Sun., Oct. 9, 2011
A 24-year-old singer from Chewelah found himself firmly in the Top Ten of the national R&B/Soul charts this week. Allen Stone released his self-titled sophomore album on Tuesday. By Thursday, …
Sun., Sept. 25, 2011
The soon-to-be- released “Norman” is a Spokane rarity – a locally filmed movie getting outstanding reviews and major film festival awards. “Norman” is a coming-of-age story about a high school …
Sun., Dec. 12, 2010
Michael Jackson isn’t exactly touring anymore, but “Michael Jackson: The Immortal, World Tour” is on the way to the Spokane Arena next year on Nov. 12. This is a Cirque …
Fri., Sept. 24, 2010
The man who made the moonwalk famous will soon be getting a planet of his own. The Michael Jackson estate has entered a licensing deal with a Los Angeles company …
Mon., June 28, 2010
They are show business royalty, heirs of the King of Pop. Someday they will be very rich. But a year after Michael Jackson’s death, Prince, Paris and Blanket Jackson are …
Fri., June 25, 2010
In the past 365 days without Michael Joseph Jackson, the pop star’s legacy has come into sharper focus, his art, music and magic liberally extracted from his dizzying celebrity and …
Wed., June 23, 2010
LOS ANGELES – The money is rolling in. The bills are being paid. And all those people who said Michael Jackson might earn more in death than in life are …