B.B. King’s Mississippi gravesite getting memorial courtyard

December 9, 2015 in Entertainment, News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Nearly seven months after blues legend B.B. King died, his Mississippi gravesite is being turned into a serene spot where blues fans can pay their respects. […]

B.B. King: Lawyer says allegations blue’s legend was poisoned ‘ridiculous’

May 27, 2015 in Entertainment

(AP) Two B.B. King heirs who’ve been most outspoken about the blues legend’s care in his final days have accused King’s two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney […]

Police: Probe of B.B. King death depends on coroner findings

May 26, 2015 in Entertainment, The Buzz

By KEN RITTER Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) – Las Vegas police say there’s no active homicide investigation of the death of B.B. King, despite claims by two of the […]

B.B. King viewing set for Vegas ahead of Mississippi funeral

May 20, 2015 in Entertainment, News

(AP) A public viewing for blues legend B.B. King will be held in Las Vegas before his body is sent to Mississippi, where plans are being made for services in […]

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May 8, 2015 in News

BB KING-GUARDIANSHIP Vegas judge: No evidence bluesman B.B. King is being abused (AP) A dispute over B.B. King’s health and wealth was tossed out of court Thursday by a judge […]

B.B. King’s family loses bid for control of his affairs

May 8, 2015 in Entertainment, News

By KEN RITTER LAS VEGAS (AP) — Noted blues man B.B. King — his health failing at age 89 — is in the middle of tug of war between some of […]

Blues legend B.B. King in hospice at his home in Las Vegas

May 4, 2015 in Entertainment

By KEN RITTER Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) – Blues legend B.B. King remains in hospice care Saturday at his home in Las Vegas. King’s longtime business manager Laverne Toney […]

B.B. King’s historical marker on Mississippi Blues Trail is missing

February 5, 2014 in Entertainment, News

GREENWOOD, Mississippi (AP) — A Mississippi Blues Trail Marker commemorating the birthplace of blues legend B.B. King near Berclair in Leflore County is missing. The marker was located in front […]