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Last week began with a missing persons report filed for Katherine Jackson but ended with Michael Jackson's mother attending a "Unity" concert by four of her sons.

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Katherine Jackson: Rumors are 'stupid'updated: Thu Jul 26 2012 11:49:00

Michael Jackson's mother claims she was never held against her will.

Jackson family drama an unwanted reality showupdated: Thu Jul 26 2012 05:33:00

The 2010 television series "The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty" may not have lasted long, but fans might not be convinced that the clan has vanished from reality TV.

Kids forgotten in Jackson family feud?updated: Thu Jul 26 2012 05:33:00

Are Michael Jackson's children getting lost in the ongoing family conflict? CNN's Kareen Wynter reports.

Judge suspends Katherine Jackson as guardian of Michael Jackson's childrenupdated: Wed Jul 25 2012 14:40:00

A judge appointed TJ Jackson, the 34-year-old son of Tito Jackson, as temporary guardian of Michael Jackson's three children in the absence of their grandmother Katherine Jackson.

Jackson family 'scuffle' caught on cameraupdated: Wed Jul 25 2012 14:40:00

Security video appears to show tension between Jackson family members, as Jane Velez-Mitchell and A. J. Hammer report.

Jackson family feud caught on tapeupdated: Tue Jul 24 2012 21:13:00

Security camera video obtained by CNN shows the tension between Jackson family members amid a very public dispute over the whereabouts of Katherine Jackson.

Michael Jackson's siblings attack estate executorsupdated: Wed Jul 18 2012 17:53:00

Janet Jackson and four of her siblings sent a scathing letter to the men who control Michael Jackson's estate, accusing them of fraud and of abusing their mother.

Paris Jackson: MJ wanted normal lifeupdated: Wed Jul 18 2012 17:53:00

Michael Jackson's daughter, Paris, tells Oprah Winfrey why her father had his kids wear masks.

Family, fans mark Michael Jackson's death three years laterupdated: Mon Jun 25 2012 18:24:00

Memories, tributes and, of course, trending topics continue to flood the Twittersphere as Michael Jackson is remembered on the third anniversary of his death.

Michael Jackson 'Bad' reissue to feature unreleased Wembley Stadium showupdated: Tue May 22 2012 11:40:00

Michael Jackson's blockbuster album "Bad" will be reissued in a deluxe edition on September 18 to mark the record's 25th anniversary.

Michael Jackson's kids immortalize dad's glove, footprintsupdated: Thu Jan 26 2012 18:10:00

Michael Jackson's oldest son, Prince, compared putting the singer's shoe and glove imprints in cement at Hollywood's Grauman's Chinese Theatre to accepting a Grammys lifetime achievement award two years ago on behalf of his late father.

DA drops effort to get $100 million restitution from Conrad Murray updated: Fri Jan 20 2012 13:02:00

The prosecution's effort to force Dr. Conrad Murray to pay Michael Jackson's family $100 million in restitution for the singer's death has been dropped, a court spokeswoman confirmed Thursday.

Michael Jackson kids to make his footprints 'immortal'updated: Thu Jan 05 2012 20:34:00

Michael Jackson's three children will use their father's shoes and sequined glove to make handprint and footprint impressions in the concrete in front of Hollywood's renowned Grauman's Chinese Theatre this month, Jackson's estate announced Thursday.

Furnishings from Michael Jackson's last house on saleupdated: Tue Dec 13 2011 07:26:00

Furniture made infamous by crime scene photos shown in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor go on the auction block in Beverly Hills Saturday.

Conrad Murray learns his fateupdated: Tue Dec 13 2011 07:26:00

Former Jackson family attorney Debra Opri comments on the Conrad Murray sentencing.

Conrad Murray sentenced to four years behind barsupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 05:46:00

Dr. Conrad Murray was sentenced Tuesday to four years in the Los Angeles County jail -- the maximum sentence allowed under the law -- in the death of Michael Jackson. He may serve no more than two, however.

Murray lawyer not surprised by sentenceupdated: Wed Nov 30 2011 05:46:00

Dr. Conrad Murray's defense attorney Michael Flanagan says he's not surprised by Murray's four-year jail sentence.

Cascio: Jackson 'moved on' from drug useupdated: Tue Nov 29 2011 06:29:00

Dr. Drew talks to Michael Jackson's lifelong friend Frank Cascio about the singer's alleged drug use.

Prosecutor: Make doctor pay $100 million for Michael Jackson's deathupdated: Thu Nov 24 2011 19:22:00

When a judge sentences Dr. Conrad Murray next week for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, he can choose anything from simple probation to up to four years in prison plus a hefty payment.

Jackson brothers settle suit over 'Thriller,' 'Beat It' jacketsupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 15:22:00

Three of Michael Jackson's brothers settled a lawsuit Monday that they filed last week against a company they alleged "duped" them in a deal to sell replicas of jackets worn by the pop icon.

Michael Jackson's music reimagined in 'Immortal'updated: Mon Nov 21 2011 13:09:00

Michael Jackson fans, who just endured six weeks of court testimony about his death, can enjoy a reimagining of the pop icon's music with Monday's release of "Immortal."

Jackson brothers sue over 'Thriller' jacket dealupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 19:57:00

Three of Michael Jackson's brothers claim in a lawsuit filed this week that they've been "duped" by a company selling replicas of jackets worn by the pop icon.

Jermaine Jackson speaks out on verdictupdated: Fri Nov 11 2011 05:50:00

Kareen Wynter talks to Jermaine Jackson about the Conrad Murray verdict and the future of Michael Jackson's children.

Jermaine Jackson: Murray is a liarupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 10:35:00

Jermaine Jackson speaks out against a planned documentary about Dr. Conrad Murray.

Jackson's dermatologist speaks outupdated: Sun Nov 06 2011 19:37:00

Don Lemon talks to Jean Casarez about her interview with Michael Jackson's dermatologist Dr Arnold Klein.

Murray defense using conspiracy angle?updated: Fri Nov 04 2011 20:10:00

HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell talks to Huffington Post contributor Matt Semino about closing arguments in the Murray trial.

No verdict yet for Michael Jackson's doctorupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 20:10:00

Jurors in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor worked for more than seven hours Friday before telling the judge that they had not reached a verdict and were ready to go home for the weekend.

Key moments in Murray trialupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 03:33:00

CNN's Randi Kaye looks back at some of the highlights and key moments from Conrad Murray's trial.

Jury deliberations start Friday in Conrad Murray trialupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 03:33:00

The evidence is "overwhelming" and "it's abundantly clear" that Dr. Conrad Murray caused the death of Michael Jackson, the lead prosecutor told jurors in closing arguments in the involuntary manslaughter trial of Jackson's doctor Thursday.

Jackson death: Battle of trial expertsupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 19:55:00

CNN's Randi Kaye reports on expert testimony in the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray.

Jackson 'probably addicted to opioids'updated: Fri Oct 28 2011 17:23:00

An expert on addiction testifies about Michael Jackson's possible addiction to painkillers.

Last defense witness called in trial of Michael Jackson's doctorupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 20:31:00

Round two of the battle of the propofol experts started Thursday afternoon in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor as the defense anesthesiology expert began his testimony.

Murray's defense questions LAPDupdated: Mon Oct 24 2011 21:03:00

Conrad Murray's defense team questions LAPD detectives who talked to witnesses after Michael Jackson's death.

Doctor, nurse describe Michael Jackson's pleas for help sleepingupdated: Mon Oct 24 2011 21:03:00

Dr. Conrad Murray's lawyers began presenting the defense case Monday, calling a doctor who testified that Jackson asked him for an intravenous anesthetic to help him sleep two months before his death.

Murray defense cross-examines propofol expertupdated: Fri Oct 21 2011 20:43:00

Dr. Conrad Murray's defense team challenged the motives and methods of the prosecution's anesthesiology expert Friday, while the judge threatened to hold the defense propofol expert in contempt for comments he made about the prosecution.

Dr. discusses factors in Jackson deathupdated: Thu Oct 20 2011 19:10:00

A doctor testifies to factors in Dr. Murray's care that he says directly led to the death of Michael Jackson.

Expert: 'A simple chin lift' could've saved Michael Jacksonupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 20:35:00

Michael Jackson "most likely" died because his tongue blocked the back of his throat, but he could have been saved if Dr. Conrad Murray had used "a simple chin lift" when he realized the pop icon had stopped breathing, an anesthesiologist testified Wednesday.

Death delays trial of Michael Jackson's doctorupdated: Sun Oct 16 2011 22:03:00

Testimony in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor has been put on hold beyond Monday, and possibly longer, because the father of the prosecution's last witness died.

Conrad Murray trial may be delayed due to death in witness's familyupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 18:05:00

The trial of Michael Jackson's doctor may not resume until Tuesday because the father of the prosecution's last witness died, it was revealed at a hearing Friday.

Photograher reveals the real Michaelupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 06:11:00

Dick Zimmerman describes Michael Jackson's playful side to Dr. Drew.

People.com: Michael Jackson's Son Blanket Has His Dad's Movesupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 09:08:00

The 9-year-old was "dancing and spinning" backstage at Saturday's tribute concert, a source says

Jackson propofol drip challengedupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 19:11:00

Using Murray's own statements, a cardiologist defends his claim that Jackson was given a propofol drip the day he died.

People.com: Michael Jackson Nude Death Photo Shown on Televisionupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 22:30:00

A picture of the singer lying on an autopsy table is broadcast during manslaughter trial

People.com: Michael Jackson's Plea to Doctor: 'Please, Please' Give Me Propofolupdated: Sat Oct 08 2011 21:33:00

The pop star gets a dose of the drug he called "milk" the morning of his death

People.com: Michael Jackson Slurred, 'I Hurt,' Just Weeks Before Deathupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 06:47:00

"I had no childhood," he mumbles on a recording played in court

People.com: Conrad Murray on Phone with Girlfriends the Day Michael Jackson Diedupdated: Tue Oct 04 2011 18:28:00

Several of the doctor's beautiful lady loves take the stand at his manslaughter trial

Doctor: Jackson was 'clinically dead'updated: Mon Oct 03 2011 19:56:00

A doctor talks about letting Conrad Murray continue resuscitation efforts although she thought Michael Jackson was dead.

Doctor at Murray trial: Jackson couldn't have been revived in ERupdated: Mon Oct 03 2011 19:56:00

The emergency room doctor who declared Michael Jackson dead testified Monday in the involuntary manslaughter trial of Dr. Conrad Murray that there was no way doctors could have revived the pop icon after he arrived at the hospital.

Jackson's kids to watch Cirque du Soleil tributeupdated: Sun Oct 02 2011 14:22:00

Michael Jackson's mother and his three children will be immersed in the pop icon's music, dance and imagery as they attend the premiere of Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour" in Montreal, Canada, Sunday.

How Jackson family is copingupdated: Sun Oct 02 2011 14:22:00

CNN's Susan Hendricks speaks with Alan Duke about how the Jackson family is coping with the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray.

Beat it -- or not -- Vegas to unveil Michael Jackson slot machineupdated: Sat Oct 01 2011 22:17:00

As the trial surrounding Michael Jackson's death gets underway, Las Vegas is about to make a revelation of its own: A Michael Jackson slot machine, to be unveiled next week.

Jackson's spot on Hollywood's mapupdated: Sat Oct 01 2011 15:52:00

A celebrity map seller and tour bus drivers recall Michael Jackson's brief stay on the route of Hollywood homes.

Star Maps lead from Michael Jackson house to courthouseupdated: Sat Oct 01 2011 15:52:00

On a foggy morning in Holmby Hills, one of this city's most gilded neighborhoods, a silent standoff is taking place outside the mansion where pop music superstar Michael Jackson breathed his last breath.

Michael Jackson was 'clinically dead' on arrival to hospital, ER doctor saysupdated: Sat Oct 01 2011 11:51:00

The emergency room doctor who pronounced Michael Jackson dead testified Friday that the pop icon had "signs of a dying heart" when he arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

Paramedic recalls when Jackson flatlinedupdated: Sat Oct 01 2011 11:51:00

A 27-year veteran firefighter/paramedic recounts the rescue efforts to revive a dying Michael Jackson.

Jackson family 'reliving a nightmare'updated: Thu Sep 29 2011 19:40:00

HLN's Joy Behar talks to CNN's Don Lemon about how Michael Jackson's family is reacting during the trial.

Testimony: Paris Jackson screamed 'Daddy!' when she saw her dying fatherupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 19:40:00

Michael Jackson's chef Thursday defended her decision not to alert a security guard that Dr. Conrad Murray needed help in Jackson's bedroom after Murray frantically asked her to do so.

Witness: Paris screamed out, 'Daddy!'updated: Thu Sep 29 2011 13:20:00

Michael Jackson's director of logistics testifies about Jackson's kids' reaction when they saw their father dying.

Paramedics to testify in trial of Michael Jackson's doctorupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 13:20:00

The man who called 911to Michael Jackson's house began his testimony Thursday morning in the trial of Jackson's doctor, and is expected to be followed by the two paramedics who responded with an ambulance.

The trial of Conrad Murray beginsupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 12:49:00

The first day of testimony concludes in the trial of Conrad Murray, the doctor accused in Michael Jackson's death.

Michael Jackson slurred his speech after visits to Dr. Klein, aides sayupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 12:49:00

Michael Jackson slurred his speech after visits to Beverly Hills dermatologist Dr. Arnold Klein, trips that became "very regular" for the pop star in the weeks before his death, Jackson's personal assistant testified Wednesday.

'M' word on lips of MJ fans vying to get inside doctor's trialupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 12:31:00

They came seeking justice as the sun rose Tuesday over a courthouse in the heart of downtown Los Angeles made famous by its celebrity trials -- O.J. Simpson, Snoop Dogg, Phil Spector.

Jackson fans 'disturbed' by death photoupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 12:31:00

HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell speaks to Michael Jackson fans about the death photo and audio tape presented in court.

People.com: Michael Jackson Caused His Own Death, Says Defenseupdated: Wed Sep 28 2011 08:48:00

The entertainer took a lethal dose of propofol when his doctor wasn't looking, says an attorney

First witnesses testify in trial of Michael Jackson's doctorupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 22:15:00

Jurors in the involuntary manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson's doctor Tuesday heard dramatic opening statements and a startling recording of the pop singer, his words slow and slurred as he talks about his planned comeback concerts.

People.com: Michael Jackson Manslaughter Trial: Watch the Opening Statements Liveupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 18:51:00

The trial is expected to wrap up in the end of October

Jurors won't see Jackson's 'This Is It' announcement, judge rulesupdated: Mon Sep 26 2011 16:12:00

Although the judge has limited what Dr. Conrad Murray's lawyers can argue about Michael Jackson's health and state of mind in the months before his death, the defense will "put on a good case," one of Murray's lawyers said Monday.

Trial of Michael Jackson's doctor begins as jury is setupdated: Mon Sep 26 2011 05:50:00

Prosecutors want jurors in Dr. Conrad Murray's involuntary manslaughter trial to hear testimony about investigators' failed efforts to question the doctor in the weeks after Michael Jackson's death.

Murray lawyers: Jury should see Michael Jackson video detailing final tourupdated: Wed Sep 21 2011 08:09:00

Attorneys representing Dr. Conrad Murray want the jury to see the video of Michael Jackson announcing his "This Is It" tour in London months before his death from a drug overdose.

Missing witness in Michael Jackson doctor case foundupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 16:07:00

The missing witness in the involuntary manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson's doctor was found over the weekend and will be available to testify, the prosecutor told the court Monday.

Key witness against Michael Jackson's doctor is missingupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 05:41:00

A man who testified earlier that he shipped large amounts of the surgical anesthetic propofol to Dr. Conrad Murray in the weeks before Michael Jackson's death apparently moved out of the United States and cannot be located for this month's trial, prosecutors told the judge Thursday.

Jermaine: Michael's view of kids innocentupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 05:39:00

Jermaine Jackson talks to Piers Morgan about his brother Michael Jackson sleeping in bed with kids.

Jermaine Jackson questions probe of brother's deathupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 05:39:00

Jermaine Jackson arranged a plan to smuggle Michael Jackson out of the United States if the defense lawyer in his brother's 2005 molestation trial indicated he was destined to be found guilty, Jackson revealed in a book published Tuesday.

People.com: Jury Selection Begins in Michael Jackson Manslaughter Trialupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 09:49:00

Lawyers start screening 160 potential jurors in the case of Dr. Conrad Murray

Jurors warned to keep mum about trial of Michael Jackson's doctorupdated: Thu Sep 08 2011 13:49:00

The judge warned potential jurors Thursday in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor they could face jail if they violate his order not to talk to anyone about the case, including with "telepathic communication."

Jackson doc in court as trial approachesupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 15:40:00

Lawyers trying to delay trial for doctor charged with involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson's death. HLN's Ryan Smith reports.

Sequestered jury sought in Jackson trialupdated: Sat Sep 03 2011 05:44:00

Dr. Conrad Murray, accused in Michael Jackson's death, requests jury sequestration. CNN's Thelma Gutierrez reports.

Janet Jackson: Michael tribute is 'too difficult for me'updated: Tue Aug 30 2011 15:32:00

Janet Jackson joined brothers Jermaine and Randy on Tuesday in opposing the October tribute concert for Michael Jackson because it takes place during the trial of the doctor charged in their brother's death.

Michael Jackson's mom supports tributeupdated: Tue Aug 30 2011 15:32:00

Despite the fact that some of her kids are against a tribute for Michael Jackson, Katherine Jackson supports it.

Gene Simmons stands by Jackson commentsupdated: Tue Aug 30 2011 09:39:00

Gene Simmons tells Showbiz Tonight that he believes Michael Jackson abused children.

Jackson molestation evidence ruled irrelevant to Conrad Murray trialupdated: Tue Aug 30 2011 09:39:00

Michael Jackson's sexual molestation trial is "no-go territory" for defense lawyers in the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray, a judge ruled Monday.

KISS booted from Jackson tribute amid fan uproarupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 14:32:00

Promoters yanked the rock band KISS from the Michael Jackson tribute show Tuesday after fans called their attention to negative remarks KISS leader Gene Simmons made about the pop star in the weeks after his death.

Jackson's kids excited about tributeupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 14:32:00

"Showbiz Tonight" has an exclusive interview with Katherine Jackson about the Michael Jackson tribute concert.

KISS joins Michael Jackson tribute line-upupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 06:30:00

The legendary rock band KISS signed up to pay tribute to Michael Jackson in an October concert that will also headline Christina Aguilera, Leona Lewis, Smokey Robinson, Cee Lo Green and JLS, the promoters told CNN Monday.

People.com: Michael Jackson's Children Are 'Happy Kids'updated: Thu Aug 11 2011 22:48:00

Prince, 14, Paris, 13, will attend private school again in the fall, while Blanket, 9, is still home-schooled

Michael Jackson tribute lineup revealedupdated: Thu Aug 11 2011 19:48:00

Acts signed for October's tribute concert for Michael Jackson include Christina Aguilera, Leona Lewis, Smokey Robinson, Cee Lo Green and JLS, the promoters told CNN Thursday.

Did Michael Jackson's doctor cross line?updated: Wed Aug 10 2011 15:21:00

Dr. Kapoor, who was found not guilty of funneling drugs to Anna Nicole Smith, tells Dr. Drew his take on Conrad Murray.

Murray lawyers to question assistant to another Michael Jackson doctorupdated: Wed Aug 10 2011 15:21:00

Defense lawyers for Michael Jackson's last doctor met Wednesday's deadline for handing over documents to prosecutors in the involuntary manslaughter case, clearing the way for the start of the trial in 29 days.

Jacksons plan Wednesday announcement for Michael tribute line-upupdated: Tue Aug 09 2011 13:12:00

Michael Jackson's mother and several siblings hope to get plans for a tribute concert for the late pop star back on track with an announcement of the show's line-up Wednesday.

Attorneys for Michael Jackson's doctor face court deadlineupdated: Tue Aug 09 2011 05:45:00

Lawyers defending Michael Jackson's last doctor in his involuntary manslaughter case face a Tuesday deadline to satisfy a judge's order ahead of the trial's start.

30 day countdown starts for trial of Michael Jackson's doctorupdated: Mon Aug 08 2011 14:35:00

Lawyers defending Michael Jackson's last doctor in his involuntary manslaughter trial have one day left to satisfy a judge's order that they hand over to prosecutors all of the statements and reports gathered from potential defense witnesses.

Promoter: Despite delay, acts are signed for Michael Jackson tributeupdated: Fri Aug 05 2011 15:11:00

Organizers of a Michael Jackson tribute concert, supported by the late pop star's mother and four siblings, promise they will announce "an incredible line-up very soon" that will include "some of the greatest names in music."

No acts set for Michael Jackson tribute at ticket sales deadlineupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 14:41:00

A planned Michael Jackson tribute concert, supported by the late pop star's mother and four siblings, was in disarray Thursday amid family squabbling and the apparent failure of promoters to sign any big-name acts so far.

Raw video of Michael Jackson's last days will not be shown to juryupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 14:21:00

Raw video clips of Michael Jackson's last rehearsals will not be shown in the involuntary manslaughter trial of the late pop singer's personal physician, the judge ruled Monday.

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' jacket sells for $1.8 million at auctionupdated: Sun Jun 26 2011 19:58:00

In an auction featuring memorabilia from the Beatles, Madonna and Elvis Presley, it was Michael Jackson who proved to be king.

Remembering Michael Jacksonupdated: Sun Jun 26 2011 13:47:00

Joe Jackson talks about trying to move beyond grief on the 2nd anniversary of the death of his son, Michael Jackson.

Debate over Michael Jackson's death clouds his legacyupdated: Sun Jun 26 2011 13:47:00

Two years after his death, music legend and celebrity icon Michael Jackson's legacy remains clouded by the debate over how he died and who, if anyone, is to blame.

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