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Chris Brown appears in a Los Angeles court on March 17, 2014. He was ordered to remain in jail until an April 23 probation violation hearing. The singer was arrested on March 14 for violating his probation. - Provided courtesy of OTRC
04/03/2014

Chris Brown, who was jailed last month for violating probation, has been taken into federal custody by U.S. Marshals, who will transport him to Washington D.C., where he will stand trial for a misdemeanor assault case.

The 24-year-old Grammy-winning R&B singer will fly there later in the day, his lawyer told OTRC.com on Thursday, April 3, a day after he was detained. Brown is accused of hitting a man outside of a hotel in October. He had pleaded not guilty to felony assault and the charge was reduced to a misdemeanor.

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03/17/2014
Chris Brown appears in a Los Angeles court on March 17, 2014. He was ordered to remain in jail until an April 23 probation violation hearing. The singer was arrested on March 14 for violating his probation. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Chris Brown, who was arrested last week for violating his probation by being kicked out of rehab, has been ordered to remain in jail until his probation hearing next month.

A judge denied the 24-year-old R&B star bail on Monday, March 17. The singer was seen dressed in an orange jail uniform and in handcuffs in a Los Angeles courthouse, while his mother watched, crying. Brown mouthed "I Love You" to her was he was taken back into custody, OTRC.com has learned.

03/14/2014

Chris Brown was arrested on Friday, March 14, for violating his probation, which occurred because he was discharged from a rehab facility where he had been seeking court-mandated treatment for anger management and other issues, officials say.

The 24-year-old R&B singer had been told by a judge last month that he is to remain in the center, located in Malibu, California, until he stands trial on a misdemeanor assault case in Washington, D.C. on April 17 and that leaving would constitute a violation of his probation, which was originally handed down over his 2009 attack on Rihanna, and lead to jail time.

02/03/2014

Chris Brown will remain in rehab and continue his treatment after a Los Angeles judge turned down a prosecutor's motion on Monday, Feb. 3, to send the singer to jail.

Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin cited probation officials who reported that the singer has made progress in his rehabilitation program and the singer's good behavior.

12/16/2013
Chris Brown appears at a probation hearing at a Los Angeles court on Nov. 20, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

A Los Angeles judge revoked Chris Brown's probation on Monday, Dec. 16, due to an October arrest over an assault case and ordered the R&B singer to continue his anger management treatment.

No request was made by prosecutors for Brown to be sent to jail. He is accused of hitting a man outside a hotel in Washington, D.C. and must return there on Jan. 8 for a hearing over the matter. In November, a Los Angeles judge ordered the singer to complete 90 days of anger management treatment and 24 hours of community labor a week because he reportedly threw a rock through his mother's car window during a session he had attended as part of a voluntary stint

11/20/2013
Chris Brown appears at a probation hearing at a Los Angeles court on Nov. 20, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Chris Brown was ordered to 90 days of anger management treatment at a residential rehab facility during his probation hearing in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Nov. 20, OTRC.com has learned.

It was also reported that the 24-year-old singer was discharged from a rehab center where he was previously receiving treatment after throwing a rock through his mother's car window.

11/20/2013
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Chris Brown appears at a probation hearing at a Los Angeles court on Nov. 20, 2013. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Chris Brown apears a probation hearing on Nov. 20, 2013. He was ordered to complete 90 days of anger management rehab.
11/14/2013
Chris Brown performs on the Today show on Aug. 30, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Amanda Schwab/Startraksphoto.com

Chris Brown has checked out of rehab and will continue his anger management treatment as an outpatient, OTRC.com has learned.

The 24-year-old R&B star had entered an undisclosed facility in October after he was charged with misdemeanor assault following a confrontation with a man outside a hotel in Washington D.C. He pleaded not guilty.

10/29/2013
Chris Brown performs on the Today show on Aug. 30, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Amanda Schwab/Startraksphoto.com

Chris Brown has checked into rehab.

Brown's attorney, Mark Geragos, confirmed to OTRC.com on Tuesday, Oct. 29, that the 24-year-old singer has entered a rehab facility for anger management treatement.

10/28/2013
Chris Brown appears at the Billboard Music Awards on May 19, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Sara De Boer/STARTRAKS PHOTO via ABC

A felony assault charge filed against Chris Brown following a weekend arrest over a confrontation with a man in Washington, D.C. has been reduced to a misdemeanor, while the R&B singer still faces another threat of a possible probation violation.

The 24-year-old singer was arraigned in court on Monday, Oct. 28. Police say Brown and his bodyguard got into an "altercation" with another man outside the W Hotel, some 700 yards from the White House, around 4:30 a.m. on Sunday. Both Brown and his bodyguard were charged with felony assault and jailed.

08/16/2013
Chris Brown appears at the Billboard Music Awards on May 19, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Sara De Boer/STARTRAKS PHOTO via ABC

Chris Brown's probation was reinstated on Friday, Aug. 16, after a civil compromise was reached over a car crash case, but a judge also sentenced the R&B singer to 1,000 hours of community labor over a different matter.

The 24-year-old's probation, originally given over his 2009 assault of Rihanna, had been revoked after he was involved in a car accident in Los Angeles and was accused by the other driver of causing it and refusing to exchange insurance information. Brown's lawyer had denied any wrongdoing and said that he accidentally submitted the wrong data. A civil compromise was reached on Thursday.

08/15/2013
Chris Brown appears at the Billboard Music Awards on May 19, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Sara De Boer/STARTRAKS PHOTO via ABC

A misdemeanor hit and run charge against Chris Brown has been dropped.

A Los Angeles judge announced on Thursday, Aug. 15, that a civil compromise had been reached, the Associated Press reported. The R&B singer was accused of rear-ending a car stopped at a red light in May and then refusing to give the female driver his insurance information. He says the two did exchange information but that he accidentally gave the wrong data.

08/11/2013
Chris Brown appears at the Billboard Music Awards on May 19, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Sara De Boer/STARTRAKS PHOTO via ABC

Grammy-winner Chris Brown has suffered a seizure brought on by intense fatigue and extreme emotional stress, his publicist said Saturday.

The "Look At Me Now" singer suffered a non-epileptic seizure early Friday morning while he was working in a Los Angeles studio, Nicole Perna said via email.

08/06/2013
Chris Brown appears at the Billboard Music Awards on May 19, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Sara De Boer/STARTRAKS PHOTO via ABC

Is Chris Brown quitting music?

The 24-year-old Grammy-winning R&B singer said on Twitter on Tuesday, Aug. 6: "Don't worry mainstream America. After this X album, it'll probably be my last album."

07/23/2013
Chris Brown appears at the Billboard Music Awards on May 19, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Sara De Boer/STARTRAKS PHOTO via ABC

A lawyer for Chris Brown entered a plea of not guilty on the singer's behalf to a hit-and-run charge, a spokesman for the Los Angeles City attorney's office told KABC Television, OTRC.com's parent company, on Tuesday, July 23.

Two criminal charges were initially filed against Brown on June 25 in connection to a car accident in Toluca Lake on May 21.

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