LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for Michael Jackson's family has asked a Los Angeles jury to act as the conscience of the community and award damages for the loss of the pop star's life.
Attorney Brian Panish delivered his closing argument Tuesday in a packed courtroom, explaining why jurors should believe that concert promoter AEG Live LLC was responsible for hiring the doctor whose actions led the star's death.
Panish played videotapes of testimony from the 21-week trial and said it's clear that AEG hired Dr. Conrad Murray, even though the contract with him may have been more oral than written.
He said AEG Live decided to take a risk without investigating Murray's background because they were anxious to launch lucrative concerts.
AEG claims it was Jackson who decided to hire Murray.
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A District Court judge has ordered city leaders respond to a petition filed by an animal activist on the city's trap-neuter-return approach of managing feral cats.
Police responded to dozens of weather-related crashes in only a matter of hours Sunday.
A small plane crashed at about 8 a.m. Sunday morning on the Canyon Rim Trail near N.M. 502 and the entrance of Los Alamos.
Albuquerque's famous Bugg Lights Christmas can now be seen every night until Christmas Eve.
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Sunday night in Albuquerque and around the world people gathered for candlelight vigils to remember the loss of their children.