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A Guide to Major Players in the Conrad Murray Trial
For the past few weeks, the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray, who's accused of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson's death, has dominated the news. And unless you've been following it closely, it can seem a bit like a three-ring circus with an ever-rotating cast of witnesses, lawyers and stakeholders.
To help sort things out, the Huffington Post has complied a handy slide show identifying all the major players.
It begins with key members of both sides legal team, including prosecutor David Walgren, and defense attorney Ed Chernoff. Each has at least one individual serving as co-counsel.
Then, we get into the witnesses. There are medical professionals, including at least two paramedics and two ER doctors, as well as a range of women with whom Murray was allegedly involved: the mother of his children, a Texas waitress, a dancer, and a girl he met at a club in Vegas. Then there are the lawyers, CEOs, managers, and personal staff that helped run Jackson's life and career. Those include a personal chef, several security guards and Kenny Ortega, who was producing and directing Jackson's comeback show, "This Is It."
The list is exhaustive, but it puts the trial into perspective and makes it follow-able for those of us who haven't been standing outside the courthouse with signs since day one.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.