Posts Tagged ‘Chris Brown’

District Line Daily: Marijuana-Fueled Election

The Chris Brown saga is settled and over.

District Line Daily: Relisha Rudd Tragedy Wasn’t Our Fault, Says City

Plus: Why the Washington football team is just the worst

D.C. Holds Celebrity Accountable in Court

Chris Brown pleads guilty. Finally.

District Line Daily: Police Pinch

Are too many police officers retiring at once?

The Needle: Brown Almost Out of Town

 
Legal Swan Song: It looks like Chris Brown's long-drawn out D.C. legal battles could soon be over. The singer is expected to accept a plea deal for allegedly punching a man in the face outside the W Hotel downtown last October. That means D.C. could be spared a trial spectacle and more Chris Brown sightings. +3
Four-Day Weekend: Students [...]

The Needle: Look at Him Now

 
Still Not Over: Chris Brown rejected a plea deal on his misdemeanor assault charges in D.C. Court today, which means this still isn't over and there could be a trial in D.C. -4
Pony Up: Increased Metrorail and bus fares go into effect on Sunday. Metrorail fares will increase an average of 3 percent, or 10 cents per trip, [...]

District Line Daily: The “Yoga Tax” and a Divided D.C.

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
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The proposed "yoga tax" highlights a divide between the eastern and western sides of the [...]

District Line Daily: Barry’s Fighting Words

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com. Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
Former Vince Gray supporter Marion Barry endorses Muriel Bowser for mayor, says "we're gonna [...]

The Needle: Celebrity Court

 
Justice Sings: A D.C. judge rejected Chris Brown's request to dismiss his assault case, which means the troubled singer isn't leaving local headlines anytime soon and will be back here at some point, too. -3
On Blast: Some guy stole Kangaroo Boxing Club's iPad charger last night after he already gave the establishment his credit card info. The [...]

Chris Brown Rejects Plea Deal

Singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard rejected a plea deal in D.C. court today that would have found each of them guilty of one count of simple assault for allegedly punching someone outside the District's W Hotel in October.
The hearing started around 2:15 p.m. and lasted ten minutes, according to the Washington Post. Armed U.S. Marshals [...]

District Line Daily: Waiting for Congress?

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D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton introduced legislation that would eliminate the congressional review period of laws the [...]

The Needle: Spooky Politics

 
A Nightmare at the Wilson Building: Mayor Vince Gray will be addressing congressional Republicans about his budget autonomy efforts on Halloween. +3
Conspiracy Theory: Chris Brown's uncle, who owns a barbershop in Southeast D.C., says his nephew was targeted and "knowing him, he didn't hit the guy." -4

District Line Daily: Schoolhouse Zones!

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The District kicked off its effort to redraw the city's public school boundaries Monday—the first time [...]

The Needle: Brown’s in Town

Boy Band: The judge assigned to the Chris Brown assault case is apparently named Nick Cannon. +2
No Way, Jose: José Andrés is opening yet another restaurant in Penn Quarter. This one's a wash because although the food is sure to be good, at some point we have to ask ourselves if we really need another José [...]

Chris Brown Released on Misdemeanor Charge, Court Date Set for Nov. 25

Chris Brown is once again a free man.
A judge released the singer and his bodyguard Christopher Hollosy on a simple assault misdemeanor charge after the two were booked overnight following a fight early Sunday morning outside downtown's W Hotel. Hollosy pled not guilty, but Brown did not enter a plea.They were originally arrested on a [...]

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