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6 days ago

Two more people file claims to Prince’s estate

Two more individuals claiming to be relatives of the late pop star Prince came forward on Wednesday to seek a piece of the musician's estate.

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1 week ago

Chicago police say Sinead O’Connor found ‘safe’

The "Nothing Compares 2 U" hitmaker was reported missing on Sunday, but has since been found.

In this Saturday evening, Aug. 6 2011 photo American singer and songwriter Prince performs on the Isle of Amager in Copenhagen, Denmark. The concert was the first of two and it was interupted by heavy rain. (AP Photo/Polfoto/Jakob Joergensen) DENMARK OUT

2 weeks ago

Search warrant carried out in Prince case

A search warrant affidavit obtained by the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday revealed that a doctor who saw the late pop star Prince twice just weeks before his death and was at the musician's home when Prince's body was found had prescribed him medication.

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2 weeks ago

Missouri man alleges he’s Prince’s son

A Missouri man has filed documents petitioning to be determined as late icon Prince 's biological son.

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3 weeks ago

Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur, dead at 69

Born Alice Faye Williams, the former Black Panther activist gave birth to the legendary rapper in 1971.

U.S. singer Prince leaves the French Open tennis tournament in Paris June 2,  2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/Files

4 weeks ago

Reports: Opioid medication found on Prince, at death scene

Authorities investigating the death of Prince found prescription opioid medication on him, according to various news outlets on Wednesday, the same day court records showed a judge appointed a bank to safeguard the music legend's estate.

Rock singer Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., during his opening show, Feb. 18, 1985. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing)

4 weeks ago

‘Purple Rain’ coming to more movie theaters

The 1984 film is a big hit in cinemas all over again thanks to fans seeking ways to pay tribute to the late music icon.

In this Saturday evening, Aug. 6 2011 photo American singer and songwriter Prince performs on the Isle of Amager in Copenhagen, Denmark. The concert was the first of two and it was interupted by heavy rain. (AP Photo/Polfoto/Jakob Joergensen) DENMARK OUT

4 weeks ago

Prince’s Paisley Park to be turned into a museum

Sheila E. says Prince had started work on turning his residence into a museum, and his family and friends intend to see his project through and create a permanent memorial for his fans.

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