Michael Jackson dead at age 50
MU senior Zach Moss was one of fewer than 10,000 winners of a global lottery for highly sought-after tickets to Tuesday’s extravagant, star-studded Michael Jackson memorial.
MU student Zach Moss entered his name in an international lottery to go to the Michael Jackson memorial. He was one of about 8,750 winners worldwide.
As officials prepare for Michael Jackson's public memorial, fans with tickets to the event gather outside the Staples Center to share their memories of the artist.
On eBay, bids for tickets for Tuesday's event were reaching as high as $3,000, though it was impossible to verify the seriousness of those bids.
Michael Jackson's will was filed Wednesday and named his 79-yea-old mother Katherine Jackson as the guardian of his children. His ex-wife, Debbie Rowe, was cut out of the will.
A lawyer for the doctor who was with Michael Jackson when he died said that Jackson still had a faint pulse when the physician discovered him and immediately began administering CPR.
After being charged with and enduring a trial on child molestation claims, Michael Jackson spent his remaining years trying to put the pieces of his life back in place.
Local ice cream shop pays tribute to the King of Pop in its own unique way with flavors like "Thrilla Vanilla" and "Blueberry Jean (is not my flavor)."
As police investigate Michael Jackson's sudden death, questions about the King of Pop's personal cardiologist and his actions in the superstar's final days remain.
Reacting to Michael Jackson's death, local artists reflected on his influence on music and culture and drew parallels between Jackson and Elvis Presley.
Columbia retailers are seeing a frenzy of Michael Jackson memorabilia sales following the singer's death.
The homes of even the most beloved stars rarely see any appreciable boost in value from their celebrity cachet, and in the case of Neverland Ranch and the Los Angeles mansion Jackson was leasing when he died, the association might even work against them.
Friends and colleagues said on Friday that Michael Jackson appeared in recent months to be rejuvenated by the prospect of performing again.
“The whole dancing world will never forget him. At every (dance) competition, there is always a Michael Jackson song, always a Michael Jackson dance.”
MU's "Jazz, Pop and Rock" instructor says Michael Jackson's cultural revelations will stand the test of time.
Take a look at the many successes and controversies of the King of Pop, from his days in the Jackson 5 to his death on Thursday.
Although Michael Jackson's death is an international news story, the Missourian jumped to cover it because he was part of our collective, local conciousness.
Brian Oxman, a former Jackson attorney and a family friend, said Friday he had been concerned about Jackson's use of painkillers and had warned the singer's family about possible abuse.
When Michael Jackson premiered in the 1972 movie "Ben," his voice and charm gave black America an idol to cheer for.
Authorities are hoping to find out whether prescription drugs were involved in Michael Jackson's death. An autopsy was scheduled to begin today, though results likely won't be final until toxicology tests can be completed.