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Chris Brown released from jail

After spending over two months in jail, Chris Brown was released from custody at 12:01 a.m. Monday, according to the Associated Press.

The singer was first jailed in mid-March when he was arrested for violating the rules of a court-mandated rehab sentence. Before that, Brown was on probation for attacking singer and then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009, and in May, he admitted to violating that probation by getting into a fight in Washington, D.C. Following this admission, the judge ordered Brown to remain in jail for an extended sentence.

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Chris Brown admits probation violation, gets more jail time

Chris Brown on Friday admitted a probation violation over an altercation last year outside a hotel in Washington, D.C., and was sentenced to remain on probation and serve an additional 131 days in jail.

Brown appeared in court Friday and admitted he committed a crime in Washington in October. His mother and other supporters watched Friday’s court proceedings.

Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin sentenced Brown to serve a year in county jail but gave him credit for nearly eight months of time served. The credits include time the Grammy winner has spent in rehab and jail, as well as credits for good behavior while behind bars.

His admission came in a felony assault case filed after Brown attacked pop singer Rihanna hours before the 2009 Grammy Awards. The pair was dating at the time. READ FULL STORY

Chris Brown: Attorneys discussing deal on probation issues

A judge has set another hearing for Chris Brown so that his attorney and prosecutors can try to work out a deal on the R&B singer’s probation issues.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin ordered Brown to return to court on May 9 to set a probation-violation hearing if a deal cannot be reached.

Brown remains in custody and faces additional punishment over an assault charge filed in Washington, D.C., filed after a fight outside a hotel in the nation’s capital last year. READ FULL STORY

Chris Brown: Los Angeles judge refuses to release singer

A judge in Los Angeles has denied a request to release R&B singer Chris Brown from custody while he awaits trial on an assault charge in Washington, D.C.

Superior Court Judge Victor Greenberg denied a request Wednesday by Brown’s lawyer to release the Grammy-winner from custody either on bail or his own recognizance. The singer has been jailed since mid-March on a no-bail warrant after he was expelled from a court-ordered rehab program. READ FULL STORY

Chris Brown's D.C. trial delayed for months

Singer Chris Brown’s trial on an assault charge was put on hold for months Wednesday after prosecutors declined to grant immunity to his bodyguard, who would be a key witness in the case.

Brown’s trial had been set to start Wednesday, and Brown’s bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, had been expected testify and say that he, not Brown, hit a man outside a Washington hotel in October. Hollosy was tried separately and convicted Monday of assault, but he plans to appeal.

Hollosy’s lawyer has said that unless Hollosy is granted immunity, he will not testify until he is finished with the appeal. READ FULL STORY

Chris Brown's trial on assault charge delayed

Singer Chris Brown’s trial on an assault charge in Washington has been delayed until later this week.

A judge on Monday delayed the trial’s start until Wednesday while attorneys work out issues over testimony from Brown’s bodyguard. READ FULL STORY

Chris Brown trial set to start on Monday

A judge in Washington has delayed giving her verdict in the trial of a bodyguard for singer Chris Brown on an assault charge.

Judge Patricia Wynn had been expected to give her verdict in bodyguard Christopher Hollosy’s trial Friday. But she delayed that until Monday. READ FULL STORY

Chris Brown trial could start as soon as Friday

Singer Chris Brown’s trial on an assault charge in Washington could start as soon as Friday.

Brown’s trial is scheduled to begin as soon as a judge finishes the trial of Brown’s bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy.

Both men are facing an assault charge after a Maryland man says they punched him outside a Washington hotel in October. Hollosy’s trial began Thursday and is expected to finish Friday.

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Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard goes on trial in DC

Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard is going on trial on assault charges in Washington, a case that will be a preview for the musician’s own trial.

Christopher Hollosy’s trial begins Thursday in Superior Court.

Both men were arrested in October after a man accused them of punching him outside a Washington hotel. Hollosy told police he punched the man after he tried to get on Brown’s tour bus. The man told police Brown and later Hollosy punched him after he tried to get in a photo Brown was taking with two women.

Court papers say the man’s nose was fractured.

Hollosy’s trial is expected to last one to two days. Brown’s trial will follow. Brown has denied punching the man.

Chris Brown case: Judge rejects request to dismiss

Singer Chris Brown’s assault case is going forward after a judge in Washington rejected a request to dismiss it.

Lawyers for the Grammy-award-winning singer had argued the case should be dismissed because prosecutors misused the grand jury process to prepare for trial. But a judge said Monday she did not believe there was any abuse. READ FULL STORY

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