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Star-Studded Jackson Civil Trial Kicks Off Today

Prince, Spike Lee, and more on the witness list as mom sues concert promoter

(Newser) - Michael Jackson's doctor has already been held accountable in his death, and today his mother will set out to prove that his concert promoter should be, too. The wrongful death suit against Anschutz Entertainment Group promises to provide, according to the AP , the "most complete account" yet of... More »

Email Trove Reveals 'Drunk, Despondent' Jacko

Singer was 'emotionally paralyzed mess': promoter

(Newser) - Another side to the story of Michael Jackson's final months is emerging, thanks to 250 pages of emails obtained by the Los Angeles Times . They reveal concerns over a singer plagued by "paranoia, anxiety, and obsessive-like behavior," as the director of Jackson's planned London shows wrote... More »

Jackson's Mom Mulls Wrongful Death Suit

Likely target is Jacko doctor Conrad Murray: Katherine's attorney

(Newser) - Michael Jackson’s mother is considering a wrongful-death lawsuit over the passing of her son, the AP reports. The likely target: Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray. “Dr. Murray’s name has been floated because he is under investigation,” said an attorney, who wouldn’t say whether Jackson’s... More »

Jackson Memorial Could Cost Fans, LA

Service could be Tuesday at Staples Center

(Newser) - As speculation focuses on Tuesday as the date for Michael Jackson’s public memorial in Los Angeles, how the city will pay for crowd control and security is sure to become an issue, the Times reports. Private donors and AEG, which owns Staples Center—the likely venue for such a... More »

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