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The the trial of the doctor accused of killing Michael Jacksonhas finally begun. The trial of Dr. Conrad Murray officially started today in Los Angeles. Murray stands accused of killing the King of Pop with an overdose of the powerful anesthetic propofol. Several of MJ’s family members were in attendance, including Michael’s father Joseph, mother […]

Bishop T.D. Jakes, founder of The Potter’s House, a 30,000-member church in Dallas, offered a eulogy for Pastor Zachary Tims. Although the media was not allowed inside, the Orlando Sentinel reported that Jakes talked about how unhappy Tims was. “I thought I was the only one who knew how unhappy Zach was, how broken he […]

On the New Destiny Christian Center’s Facebook page, they often cited Matthew 7:1-2, which states “Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.” As we previously reported, Florida mega-church Pastor Zachery Tims was […]

A white powdery substance believed to be narcotics was discovered on the body of a megachurch pastor who was discovered dead in a Times Square hotel room, reports WSJ.com. Pastor Zachery Tims of New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka, Florida, 42, was found dead at the W Hotel in Times Square Saturday. His cause of […]

Photo by Raymond Boyd/Getty Images It is with deep sadness and great regret that we report the death of Albertina Walker. According to her publicist, the Gospel legend died this morning at 4:30 a.m. in her hometown Chicago. In early September, rumors of Walker’s passing had spread so wildly that she posted a message on […]

Tramaine Hawkins spoke with Vickie Winans on our affiliate station, Philadelphia’s Praise 103.9 – her first interview since the passing of her legendary ex-husband and father of her children, Bishop Walter Hawkins. Listen to the interview here: RELATED: Walter Hawkins (1949 – 2010) A Life Truly Fulfilled

From HuffingtonPost.com: By Sam Stein One of Robert Byrd’s last notable acts in a career that spanned longer than any other in Congress was his decision to endorse then Senator Barack Obama in the Democratic primary. The West Virginia Democrat was already in bad health though it would be a full two years before he […]

With groundbreaking music clips like “Thriller” and “Bad,” Michael Jackson elevated music videos to “mini movies” but the late icon did make his way onto the big screen a few times. As we commemorate his life in music on the first anniversary of his death, we wanted to make a brief stop at the movie […]

From CNN.com: Gary Coleman’s remains were cremated Thursday and his ashes will be locked away until a court decides who should get them, the special administrator of his estate said. “The proceeding was conducted in accordance with Mr. Coleman’s desires as expressed in his will, that no funeral service, wake, or other ceremony memorialize his […]

In an interview with a British publication, Joe Jackson, patriarch of the famous Jackson family, blames his wife, Katherine Jackson, for the death of their son, Michael Jackson.

From the Columbus Dispatch: COLUMBUS, Ohio — When a teenage cousin showed up at Evelyn Burgess’ house for Easter dinner wearing what Burgess considered a revealing outfit, the hostess was not going to let the issue go. According to family members who were present, Burgess got mad when her husband took notice of the T-shirt […]