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Jury gets Travolta extortion case

Jury gets Travolta extortion case

NASSAU, Bahamas, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The extortion case involving actor John Travolta and his wife, Kelly Preston, has gone to a jury in the Bahamas, officials said Wednesday.
Travolta says at trial Jett was autistic

Travolta says at trial Jett was autistic

NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- John Travolta, for the first time in public, described his late son, Jett, as autistic when he testified Wednesday at an extortion trial in the Bahamas.
Travolta to testify in extortion case

Travolta to testify in extortion case

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Film star John Travolta is expected to testify at the Bahamian trial of two people who allegedly attempted to extort $25 million from his family.

Preston unable to speak about lost son

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Actress Kelly Preston says she will not speak at the California Governor's Conference for Women because her grief over her lost son is too great.
Kelly Preston to play Miley's mom in film

Kelly Preston to play Miley's mom in film

LOS ANGELES, June 17 (UPI) -- Kelly Preston, who has been mourning the death of her 16-year-old son since January, has signed on to play Miley Cyrus's mom in the U.S. film "The Last Song."
Travolta to testify in extortion case

Travolta to testify in extortion case

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- Prosecutors in the Bahamas said Tuesday they intend to call U.S. movie star John Travolta as a witness in an extortion case stemming from the death of his son.
Mourning Travolta lays low in Tahiti

Mourning Travolta lays low in Tahiti

NEW YORK, April 22 (UPI) -- U.S. film star John Travolta spent the weekend alone at a luxury hotel in Tahiti because he needed to rest, a source said.
Friend: Travoltas' faith, family 'solid'

Friend: Travoltas' faith, family 'solid'

OCALA, Fla., April 8 (UPI) -- U.S. film stars John Travolta and Kelly Preston are keeping a low public profile, but spending time with family and friends following the death of their son.
Travoltas thank Lady Lake for support

Travoltas thank Lady Lake for support

OCALA, Fla., March 2 (UPI) -- John Travolta and Kelly Preston have penned a letter thanking town employees in Lady Lake, Fla., for supporting them after their son Jett died in January.
Jett Travolta Foundation established

Jett Travolta Foundation established

OCALA, Fla., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. film star John Travolta has announced he and his wife, actress Kelly Preston, established the Jett Travolta Foundation in memory of their late son, Jett.
Travolta family still grieving for Jett

Travolta family still grieving for Jett

OCALA, Fla., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Film stars John Travolta and Kelly Preston are still coming to terms with the unexpected death of their 16-year-old son Jett last month, a source said.
Travolta plot involved transport document

Travolta plot involved transport document

FREEPORT, Bahamas, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The document at the center of the alleged Travolta family extortion plot is a "refusal to transport" record pertaining to Jett Travolta, People.com said.
Paramedic charged in alleged Travolta plot

Paramedic charged in alleged Travolta plot

OCALA, Fla., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- A Bahamian ambulance driver has been charged for his alleged role in an unsuccessful plot to extort $25 million from film stars John Travolta and Kelly Preston.
2 arrested in alleged Travolta plot

2 arrested in alleged Travolta plot

OCALA, Fla., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- A Bahamian politician and an ambulance driver have been arrested in connection with an alleged extortion plot against John Travolta's family, police said.
Police probing Travolta extortion plot

Police probing Travolta extortion plot

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Lawyers for actors John Travolta and Kelly Preston say police in the Bahamas are looking into two individuals' alleged attempt to extort money from the couple.
Travoltas thank Ocala for support

Travoltas thank Ocala for support

OCALA, Fla., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- John Travolta and Kelly Preston have written a letter thanking the people of Ocala, Fla., for their support following the death of their son, Jett.
Whitaker, Alley attend Travolta funeral

Whitaker, Alley attend Travolta funeral

OCALA, Fla., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Lisa Marie Presley, Garth Brooks, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini and Kirstie Alley were among the 100 or so mourners at Jett Travolta's Florida funeral.
Cruise: Jett Travolta's death was horrific

Cruise: Jett Travolta's death was horrific

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Hollywood film star and father of three Tom Cruise is calling the death of 16-year-old Jett Travolta "horrific."
Private funeral planned for Jett Travolta

Private funeral planned for Jett Travolta

OCALA, Fla., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Film stars John Travolta and Kelly Preston plan to hold a private funeral service for their only son Jett in Ocala, Fla., where they have a home.
Presley to critics: Don't blame Travoltas

Presley to critics: Don't blame Travoltas

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Lisa Marie Presley says critics of Scientology shouldn't use Jett Travolta's death as an opportunity to attack his parents or their religion.
Travolta, Preston bring Jett's ashes home

Travolta, Preston bring Jett's ashes home

OCALA, Fla., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- John Travolta and Kelly Preston have brought their only son Jett's ashes home to Ocala, Fla., from the Bahamas, a source told "Entertainment Tonight."
Jett Travolta died of seizure disorder

Jett Travolta died of seizure disorder

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- An autopsy conducted on the son of Hollywood movie stars John Travolta and Kelly Preston indicated his death was caused by a seizure disorder, a source said.

Jett Travolta autopsy to be in Bahamas

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- An autopsy will be conducted on the body of John Travolta's son in the Bahamas before being flown to Florida for burial, lawyers for the actor said Saturday.
John Travolta's son, Jett, dead at 16

John Travolta's son, Jett, dead at 16

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Jett Travolta, the 16-year-old son of Hollywood film stars John Travolta and Kelly Preston, has died in the Bahamas, Travolta's lawyer confirmed to TMZ Friday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 13, 2008.
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