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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 7:32 p.m.

Spokane doesn’t take it easy when it comes to the Eagles

Feelings about the Eagles divide Spokane more sharply than politics or opinions about bicyclists.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 3:45 p.m.

Beating Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller,’ The Eagles have No.1 album of all-time

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, Beatles memorabilia items on display at Hard Rock

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 …

Paris Jackson gets order against alleged stalker

Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris Jackson has been granted a temporary restraining order against a man she says has been stalking her.

Michael Jackson musical to hit Broadway in 2020

A musical about the King of Pop is moonwalking its way to Broadway.

Michael Jackson’s elephant escapes enclosure at Florida zoo

An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo.

Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch train is coming to auction

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.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus marks chemo end with ‘Beat It’ video

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.”

Prince Jackson suffers knee injury in traffic accident

Michael Jackson’s son Prince was involved in a traffic accident Thursday that left him briefly hospitalized, according to his rep.

A bright (and animated) Halloween night with Michael Jackson

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 …

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ screens in 3-D at Venice

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.

Cosby hires Michael Jackson’s lawyer for sex assault retrial

Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson’s former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial on sexual assault charges in Pennsylvania.

Show that cast Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson is shelved

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. …

Michael Jackson stockpiled pornography at Neverland Ranch, documents show

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.

‘VIP Syndrome’ may have factored in Prince’s death

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 …

Hoopfest 2015: 120 Sports, Desert Horse win men’s elite titles

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 …

BlueStar Technologies’ Hansen pleads not guilty to fraud charges

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 …

People: Sarah Palin faces speeding ticket

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 …

Fraud investigators targeting Spokane DVD mogul

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 …

Moonwalking a mile in his shoes

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 …

Michael Jackson’s doctor sentenced to 4 years

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 …

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘IMMORTAL’ captures ‘spirit of Michael’

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 …

Spotlight: Sendak exhibit promises wild time at EWU

Let the wild rumpus begin. A national traveling exhibition, “In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak,” arrives at Eastern Washington University on Thursday.

Spotlight: Chewelah’s Stone hits No. 3 on national Soul charts

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, …

Spotlight: Locally filmed ‘Norman’ scoring big with critics

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 …

Love Cirque’s Beatles? You’ll love ‘Michael’

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 …

Virtual online world ‘Planet Michael’ to live in Entropia

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 …

Children try to live life of normalcy without King of Pop

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 …

Music marks year after pop icon’s death

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 …

Jackson’s finances rebound since death

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 …