Death

  1. 'A Band Called Death,' 'The Punk Syndrome' Win SXSW Film Audience Awards

    March 16, 2013 5:50 PM EDT "A Band Called Death,"  Mark Christopher Covino and Jeff Howlett's film about the punk progenitors Death, received the audience award in the 24 Beats per Second category at the SXSW Film Festival on Saturday. All Our SXSW Cover ...

  2. Marilyn Monroe Estate Threatens Legal Action Over Potential Hologram Concert

    June 11, 2012 7:10 PM EDT A concert featuring a holographic Marilyn Monroe is under legal threat by the deceased icon's estate. Digicon Media holds a copyright on "Virtual Marilyn" and plans to feature the projected blond bombshell singing and interacting al ...

  3. Judge Dismisses AEG Live From Joe Jackson Lawsuit

    February 21, 2012 8:10 PM EST A judge has granted a motion to dismiss concert promoter AEG Live from a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson's father. City News Service says the judge agreed with AEG attorneys who said Joe Jackson should have joined a separate s ...

  4. Michael Jackson's Doctor Sentenced To Four Years

    November 29, 2011 2:40 PM EST LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The doctor convicted in the overdose death of Michael Jackson was sentenced to the maximum four years behind bars Tuesday by a judge who denounced him as a reckless physician whose actions were a "disgrace to the medical p ...

  5. Michael Jackson's Doctor To Be Sentenced Today

    November 29, 2011 11:31 AM EST Conrad Murray will receive his punishment Tuesday after being convicted of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the singer's June 2009 death. Conrad Murray is set to appear in court at 8:30 a.m. PT for his sentencing following his invo ...

  6. Heavy D: Autopsy Results Inconclusive

    November 14, 2011 3:30 PM EST A cause of death is still not officially known in the case of Heavy D. The late rapper and record producer died suddenly at the age of 44 on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The results from an autopsy have proven inconclusive and are pending the results of toxic ...

  7. Conrad Murray Found Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter in Death of Michael Jackson

    November 07, 2011 4:53 PM EST Conrad Murray sits stone-faced as the guilty verdict is read. Conrad Murray has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 death of Michael Jackson. A jury took less than nine hours to decide the verdict following a six-week trial i ...

  8. Michael Jackson Doctor's Defense Case Drawing to a Close

    October 27, 2011 7:15 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) - The defense of the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death will shift away Thursday from personality to the science that his attorneys hope will prevent the physician from being convicted. The final witnesses testifying f ...

  9. Michael Jackson Doctor's Defense Challenges Key Expert

    October 21, 2011 5:19 PM EDT The lead attorney for the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death challenged a key prosecution expert Friday about his contention that the physician was responsible for the death of the singer. Attorney Ed Chernoff cross-examined Dr. Steven ...

  10. Executors To Give $30 Million to Michael Jackson Heirs

    September 13, 2011 9:44 PM EDT The executors of Michael Jackson's estate say they will distribute $30 million to the Jackson Family Trust for the benefit of the singer's mother, his three children and charities, under the terms of Jackson's will. The executors sa ...

  11. Joseph Brooks, 'You Light Up My Life' Songwriter, Dead in Apparent Suicide

    May 22, 2011 8:06 PM EDT Joseph Brooks, the Academy Award-winning songwriter of "You Light Up My Life" who was awaiting trial on charges of sexually assaulting more than a dozen women, was found dead Sunday of an apparent suicide in his Manhattan apartment, poli ...

  12. No Charges For Jackson Doctors

    July 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT State investigators probing the death of Michael Jackson have decided not to file charges against seven doctors who treated him, authorities said Wednesday (July 28). The doctors were part of an investigation by state Attorney General Jerry Brown& ...

  13. Romanian Singer Madalina Manole Dies At 43

    July 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Police say Romanian singer Madalina Manole was found dead at her home on her 43rd birthday. Police spokeswoman Claudia Burada says Manole left a farewell message to her husband, Mircea Petru, early Wednesday. Prosecutors are examining the possibil ...

  14. Mourners Bid Farewell To South Korean Actor

    July 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Wailing mourners wiped away tears Friday (July 2) as they bid an emotional farewell to a popular South Korean actor and singer whose suicide stunned fans at home and in neighboring Japan. Park Yong-ha, 33, killed himself Wednesday (June 30) in dis ...

  15. South Korean Actor-Singer Commits Suicide

    June 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A popular South Korean actor and singer killed himself Wednesday (June 30) in distress over career pressures while caring for his terminally ill father, police said, the latest in a string of high-profile suicides in the Asian country. Park Yong-h ...

  16. Funeral For Lena Horne To Be Held In NYC Church

    May 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Lena Horne's funeral is to be held at a Roman Catholic church in New York City. Celebrities, relatives and friends will gather Friday (May 14) morning at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in Manhattan to remember Horne. The singer and actress ...

  17. Jackson Doctor's Case Assigned To LA Trial Judge

    April 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With Michael Jackson's mother, father and three siblings looking on, Dr. Conrad Murray began a slow process toward trial Monday with the appointment of a judge and the setting of another hearing to handle pending matters in his involuntary ma ...

  18. Boyzone, Lady Gaga Top U.K. Charts

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Irish pop band Boyzone's "Brother" (Polydor/Universal) returned to the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday, as Lady Gaga's "Telephone" (Interscope/Universal), featuring Beyoncé, started a second week atop the single ...

  19. Michael Jackson Doctor Charged With Manslaughter

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson's doctor has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the pop singer's death. Prosecutors announced the charge Monday against Dr. Conrad Murray, a Houston cardiologist who was with Jackson when he died June 25. He fa ...

  20. Autopsy Shows Michael Jackson Was Healthy

    October 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's arms were covered with punctures, his face and neck were scarred and he had tattooed eyebrows and lips, but he wasn't the sickly skeleton of a man portrayed by tabloids, according to his autopsy report obtained by The A ...

  21. Authorities Search Home Of Michael Jackson's Doctor

    July 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Federal authorities searched the Las Vegas home and medical office of Michael Jackson's personal doctor Tuesday, seeking documents as part of a manslaughter investigation into the singer's death. Several Drug Enforcement Administration a ...

  22. Conductor Downes, Wife Die In Swiss Suicide Clinic

    July 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT British conductor Edward Downes, a longtime stalwart at the Royal Opera and maestro of the first-ever performance at Sydney's iconic Opera House, has died with his wife at an assisted suicide clinic in Switzerland. He was 85. The couple' ...

  23. South Korean Singer Found Dead

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST South Korean pop singer Heo Yun was found dead in her apartment Sunday morning (Jan. 21), an apparent suicide, local police announced Jan. 21. Police said the 25-year-old singer was found hanged in her Incheon apartment by her grandmother. Police ...

  24. MTV Digital Chief Resigns

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT No last day set yet for Jason Hirschhorn. No last day set yet for Jason Hirschhorn. News Jason Hirschhorn ...

  25. Five Die In Club Shooting

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gunman rushes stage, "Dimebag" Darrell among dead. Gunman rushes stage, "Dimebag" Darrell among dead. News ...