Stories tagged: Michael Jackson
Wed., July 8, 2009
In flood of goodbyes, one rings most true
The final, posthumous performance of Michael Jackson was in the transcendent tradition of his previous shows: part musical feast, part religious experience, part examination of a man who seemed like …
Tue., July 7, 2009, 10:20 a.m.
Jackson farewell strikes spiritual note
LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson was eulogized in words and song Tuesday by an all-star list of musicians, athletes and other celebrities during a mournful ceremony in downtown Los Angeles, …
Mon., July 6, 2009
Jackson memorial tickets awarded
LOS ANGELES – Fans celebrated Sunday after beating the odds to win coveted tickets to Michael Jackson’s memorial service at Staples Center. More than 1.6 million fans registered online for …
Fri., July 3, 2009, 3:42 p.m.
Powerful sedative found in Michael Jackson’s home
The powerful sedative Diprivan was found in Michael Jackson’s home, a law enforcement official said Friday as the city planned for a massive crowd at the singer’s memorial service.
Wed., July 1, 2009
Nurse: Jackson begged for drugs
LOS ANGELES – Michael Jackson was so distraught over persistent insomnia in recent months that he pleaded for a powerful sedative despite warnings it could be harmful, says a nutritionist …
Tue., June 30, 2009
Jackson’s kids in care of his mom
LOS ANGELES – Michael Jackson’s family moved quickly Monday to take control of his complicated personal and financial affairs, winning temporary custody of his three children and asking a judge …
Mon., June 29, 2009
Lawyer says Jackson had pulse at first
LOS ANGELES – Michael Jackson still had a faint pulse and his body was warm when his doctor found him in bed and not breathing, a lawyer for the doctor …
Fri., June 26, 2009, 3:42 p.m.
Interest in Jacko memorabilia spikes following death
The first customers in the door this morning at The Long Ear in Coeur d’Alene were looking for the same thing as Thursday’s last customers – something from the King …
Fri., June 26, 2009, 9:31 a.m.
Jackson was much more than King of Pop
When Michael Jackson anointed himself “King of Pop” over two decades ago, there was considerable rumbling about his hubris: Yes, he may have become a world sensation with record-setting sales …
Fri., June 26, 2009
Michael Jackson: A beloved artist, an enigmatic life
Michael Jackson, 50, died Thursday in Los Angeles as sensationally as he lived, as famous as a human being can get. He was a child Motown sensation who grew into …
Thu., June 25, 2009, 4:32 p.m.
‘King of Pop’ dies in Los Angeles hospital
LOS ANGELES – Pop star Michael Jackson was pronounced dead Thursday after paramedics found him in a coma at his Bel-Air mansion, city and law enforcement sources told the Los …
Thu., June 25, 2009, 8:19 a.m.
Local fans remember the ‘King of Pop’
For all the follies and foibles of his later years, to his fans, Michael Jackson will always be the King of Pop. As news of his death circulated Thursday, we …
Sat., Jan. 31, 2009
Landis sues Jacko over ‘Thriller’
We’ve already reported that a deal is under way to convert the Michael Jackson video “Thriller” into a Broadway show. Now comes word that filmmaker John Landis, who directed the …