Probation

  1. Wiseguy Ticket Brokers Avoid Jail Time

    June 10, 2011 10:35 AM EDT The owners of a ticket-brokerage business who used computer programs to buy 1.5 million tickets online have avoided jail time and received probation for their roles in the operation, according to Bloomberg . The indictments were handed out in Marc ...

  2. Bruno Mars To Plead Guilty To Cocaine Possession, Has No. 1 Song

    January 29, 2011 4:12 AM EST Bruno Mars' happy mug shot Pop singer Bruno Mars will plead guilty to a charge of possessing cocaine in Las Vegas last September and receive probation, among other sentencing requirements, according to a media report on Friday. Clark County D ...

  3. DMX Sentenced to One Year in Arizona Prison

    December 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Troubled rapper DMX was sentenced to one year in prison by an Arizona judge on Thursday after admitting he violated his probation by drinking alcohol, court officials said. The rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was on probation for attempte ...

  4. Chris Brown Commended For Progress On Probation

    November 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST Chris Brown was praised for a "commendable" job in complying with court-ordered domestic violence classes and community service imposed for assaulting his then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009. Los Angeles Superior Court judge Patricia Schnegg ...

  5. T.I. Reports To Ark. Federal Prison Again

    November 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT T.I. has reported for a second time to a federal prison to serve time for a weapons violation. The 30-year-old T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris, showed up shortly at the gates of the Forrest City low-security prison, traveling in an entour ...

  6. T.I. Sent Back to Jail for 11 Months

    October 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge revoked rapper T.I.'s probation Friday and ordered him back to prison for 11 months, according to a spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office. The Atlanta native, whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr., was in federal cour ...

  7. T.I. Summoned To Court After LA Arrest

    September 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT T.I. is expected to appear before a federal judge in Atlanta to explain why his probation shouldn't be revoked after his recent arrest in Los Angeles. U.S. District Judge Charles Pannell Jr. signed the summons for T.I., whose real name is Cli ...

  8. Judge: Chris Brown Doing 'Great Job' On Probation

    August 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The judge overseeing Chris Brown's probation for beating ex-girlfriend Rihanna sang the praises of the R&B artist and urged him to keep chipping away at his community service requirement. Superior Court Judge Patricia Schnegg did not rais ...

  9. DMX Ordered To Serve 6 Months In Phoenix Jail

    March 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A judge has ordered DMX to spend six months in a Phoenix jail for violating probation and to undergo a mental health evaluation. DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, admitted in court Tuesday (March 16) to a single violation of probation for fail ...

  10. Boy George Denied Chance To Appear On Reality TV

    December 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST A British court has blocked an attempt by former Culture Club singer Boy George to appear on a reality television show. The 48-year-old had hoped to appear on Channel 4's "Celebrity Big Brother" despite being on probation for assaul ...

  11. Chris Brown Sentenced In Rihanna Assault Case

    August 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A judge sentenced Chris Brown to five years' probation and six months' community labor for the beating of Rihanna and ordered the R&B singer to stay away from his former girlfriend for the next five years. Los Angeles Superior Court ...

  12. Japan Cracks Down On Internet Copyright Violation

    June 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Japanese authorities are cracking down on the illegal distribution of music files over the Internet. The operators of a bulletin board system called One Touch have been warned to stop using copyright-protected material. Five teenagers, who were al ...

  13. Blogger Pleads Guilty To GN'R Leak

    December 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST A man accused of leaking nine unreleased tracks from the Guns N' Roses album "Chinese Democracy" has pleaded guilty to a federal copyright violation. Kevin Cogill entered the plea Monday morning in a Los Angeles courtroom. Prosecuto ...

  14. Foxy Brown Gets Probation

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Foxy Brown pled no contest in exchange for a plea deal in a case stemming from misdemeanor assault charges in Florida yesterday (April 24), according to the Miami Herald. Brown was sentenced to six months probation, 15 hours of community se ...

  15. Police: Foxy Brown Robbed Of Bag, Cash

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Foxy Brown, who's on probation for assault and facing a battery charge in a separate case, had another brush with violence over the weekend. But this time, she was the victim, police said. Four people teamed up to rob the racy rapper o ...

  16. California Man Sentenced For Film Piracy

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A California judge has issued the first jail sentence under California's anti-camcording law. Ruben Centeno Moreno was placed on 36 months of summary probation and ordered to serve 42 days in Los Ange A California judge has issued the first j ...

  17. T.I. Sentenced To Prison On Probation Violation

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rapper T.I. (real name: Clifford Harris) was sentenced to three years in prison yesterday (April 21) for a probation violation, according to the Cobb County, Ga., clerk's office. Rapper T.I. (real name: Clifford Harris) was sentenced to three ...