Chris Brown was taken into custody Monday in Paris, France, and charged with raping a 24-year-old woman, according to the Daily Mail UK. The 29-year-old pop singer is accused of sexually assaulting the woman at a Paris hotel after partying at a nightclub in the French capital.

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Jason Van Dyke

Jason Van Dyke, the former Chicago officer who fatally shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times was sentenced to 81 months in prison on Friday. Van Dyke was found guilty of 2nd-degree murder in October - more than four years after Laquan's death.

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Jayme Closs

The mystery surrounding the disappearance of 13-year-old Jayme Closs is over. Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, was taken into custody Thursday and charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Jayme's parents, Denise and James Closs, and one count of kidnapping.

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R Kelly and girlfriend

R. Kelly faces criminal charges in Georgia. The Blast reports exclusively the troubled singer is under investigation by the Fulton County District Attorney's Office for possible charges related to sexual misconduct accusations made by various women in a docu-series that aired on the Lifetime Network over the weekend.

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Rockwell

American singer Rockwell was arrested for allegedly beating a female employee with a chair at a Hollywood hotel. Rockwell, 54, is pictured in a screen grab from the video treatment for his only U.S. hit song, "Somebody's Watching Me", featuring an uncredited Michael Jackson.

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IV drug user

Another Black male was found dead in the home of wealthy Democratic donor Ed Buck. The man's body was found in Buck's West Hollywood apartment at 1:05 a.m. Monday after police and paramedics responded to a report of a person not breathing.

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Cyntoia Brown

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam granted an early release to Cyntoia Brown, who was sentenced to life in prison in 2004 for killing a 43-year-old real estate agent who solicited sex from her. Brown was a 16-year-old runaway when she fatally shot John Allen in the back of the head while he slept in his bed in 2002.

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