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D.C. to Stop Routinely Shackling Juveniles in Court

District of Columbia political leaders and judges in the city’s federally run court system have reached an agreement to end the routine shackling of juvenile defendants during court appearances.


Chris Brown leaves court in D.C. following a January hearing where his attorneys rejected a plea deal. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Getting Chris Brown to D.C. Trial Cost Taxpayers More Than $4,000

When singer Chris Brown was moved from a Los Angeles jail to Washington for what was to have been the start of his trial on an assault charge, the cost to taxpayers was more than $4,000.


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Police Interview Shown in Case of Slain D.C. Socialite

Jurors in the trial of a German man charged with killing his 91-year-old wife were shown bloody crime scene photographs Monday and a portion of an interview with homicide detectives in which he referred to the couple’s relationship as a “marriage of convenience.”


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Chris Brown Ordered Back to D.C. Court on Jan. 8

R&B singer Chris Brown’s next court appearance in Washington is now scheduled for Jan. 8.


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Mistrial in D.C. Nightclub Owner, Drug Conspiracy Case

A judge declared a mistrial Monday in the case of a D.C. nightclub owner charged with drug conspiracy — 2 ½ years after his previous conviction was tossed out because police used a global positioning device to track him without a warrant.