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.
Nelson Mandela, Paul McCartney and many more friends and fans around the world mourned Michael Jackson's death and recalled the person he was.
For better or worse, Michael Jackson was always something to see. His career was shaped and showcased by television, and he was inseparable from the medium.
Fans the world over mourned the loss of Michael Jackson after the pop icon died Thursday.
The "king of pop" rose to stardom at an early age and quickly captured the hearts of millions. He died Thursday at age 50.
In the 1990s, members of Generation X would sit in bars and laugh about the naivete of the 1960s. Today, they sit around and tell stories about the death of the kings of pop.
The Sacha Baron Cohen film was screening at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, right next to Jackson's star. Fans trying to get a glimpse Thursday were turned back.
The MU Tour Team is doing its best to help visitors and prospective students touring campus by providing water, staying inside as much as possible and taking it slow.
The fictional movie, "10 Hours a Week," is based on the experiences of a former Shakespeare's Pizza employee and features mostly local actors.
The group, sponsored by the Missouri Theatre, attempts to cater to the 20- 30-something age range and is “trying to bridge the gap between stuffy classical music and the contemporary." Its monthly meetings bring together a diverse group of young professionals to discuss the arts in an informal atmosphere.
For fiber artist Jo Stealey, being an artist is more than a job or a way to make a living – it is a way of life.
The Columbia Wine and Food Festival is scheduled to begin Saturday, followed by eight days of events. Ten local chefs are to create dinners and hors d'oeuvres that are intended to pair nicely with wine tastings. More than 180 wineries are expected to bring wines — more than 400 varieties — to taste throughout the festival.
MU Extension workshops in food preservation are filling up this year as more people appear to take stock in the quality of their food and the contents of their wallet.
Flat Branch Pub and Brewing owners Tom and Anne Smith will have their 6.5 acre shade garden featured as part of the Tiger Pilot Club's sixth annual garden tour.
Podiatrists and doctors warn people not to wear flip-flops everyday because it can wear your feet down and make them dry.
The group's final performances of "The Complete Works of Shakespeare, Abridged" will be at 6:30 p.m. from Thursday through Sunday at the Boone County Courthouse Amphitheater.
Carpe Diem, a new business owned by Alex Innecco and Dianna Long, is here to serve the Columbia community by providing music classes, private lessons, gallery and recital space to its residents.
The live-in shelter is available for 16- to 21-year-olds who have struggled living on their own. The program tries to provide its residents with the tools they need to be successful. Residents and former residents share their stories about their lives before, during and after their time at the house.