| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:24 PM
An AEG executive testified Monday in the Michael Jackson wrongful death civil trial that he offered Dr. Conrad Murray $150,000 a month on the singer's instructions to serve as his personal physician on the "This Is It" concert series in London.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:46 PM
His name is Dr. Tohme Tohme, and although he has not taken the witness stand in the Michael Jackson wrongful death case, he was the center of attention Wednesday.
Tohme was one of Jackson’s many managers, who seemed to come and go.
| May 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
A ranking AEG executive testified Tuesday at the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial that he didn’t pay attention to the tour budgets that he approved, even though he was the tour manager.
Paul Gongaware said he didn’t read through the...
| May 31, 2013
| 5:35 AM
The attorney for Michael Jackson’s family in its wrongful-death lawsuit said Thursday a doctor testified in a deposition that he injected Jackson with morphine while the singer was touring Asia and that he told a current AEG executive Jackson was...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:03 PM
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The “This Is It” concert series in London — which was to have earned Michael Jackson millions and served as a triumphant comeback — was to be the performer’s final tour, a ranking...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:59 AM
An email shown to the jury in the Michael Jackson wrongful-death lawsuit revealed the top attorney for AEG called the pop star "the freak" before he signed multimillion-dollar contracts for his London concerts. The revelation came during the last 15...
| May 21, 2013
| 3:00 PM
In the days before Michael Jackson’s death, AEG executives were still attempting to secure a life insurance policy on the performer who had been acting erratically at rehearsals for his comeback tour, according to testimony and emails revealed in...
| May 14, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The choreographer for the “This Is It” tour testified Tuesday that he had no doubts about Michael Jackson’s ability to perform in the series of comeback concerts after seeing the singer at rehearsal in the days before his death.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:29 PM
The attorney for Michael Jackson’s family painted entertainment powerhouse Anschutz Entertainment Group as a gang of ruthless executives concerned only with becoming No. 1 in the concert business and caring nothing about the singer's well-being....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:42 PM
The attorney for Michael Jackson’s family told the jury Monday that AEG missed warning after warning about the singer's physical and mental condition and the doctor hired to treat him.
During his opening argument, attorney Brian Panish told the...
| May 2, 2011
| 4:31 PM
The Greek Theatre, which has hosted the likes of Steve Miller, Sheryl Crow and Ringo Starr, has canceled precious few shows in its storied past. So last year, when it crossed off nine engagements, it was nothing short of a catastrophe.
"In a normal...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 9:33 PM
In a surprise move that has wide-reaching implications for the local live music scene, Brian Murphy, former chairman of Southern California music for Live Nation, the countryâs top concert promoter, has jumped ship to become West Coast president for...