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