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Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault in Washington

This June 25, 2014 file photo shows singer Chris Brown arriving at the D.C. Superior Court in Washington. Brown is scheduled to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case that dates to October 2013. According to court filings, Brown was scheduled to appear in D.C. Superior Court on Friday for a plea hearing but was unable due to travel issues. The hearing was rescheduled for Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to hitting a man outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna.

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Chris Brown due back in DC court for plea hearing

This June 25, 2014 file photo shows singer Chris Brown arriving at the D.C. Superior Court in Washington. Brown is scheduled to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case that dates to October 2013. According to court filings, Brown was scheduled to appear in D.C. Superior Court on Friday for a plea hearing but was unable due to travel issues. The hearing was rescheduled for Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown has appeared in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case.

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Maryland suspends 2 players for season

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland wide receiver Levern Jacobs and free safety A.J. Hendy have been suspended for the season for violating the school’s student code of conduct.

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Fundraiser planned for family of soccer referee

In this Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 photo, Kris Bieniewicz, of Westland, and her sons Josh Bieniewicz, 9, and Kyle Bieniewicz, 14, remember her husband and their father, John Bieniewicz, at the soccer fields of Founders Sports Park in Farmington Hills, where the boys have played soccer and their father officiated matches. John Bieniewicz died earlier this summer after being punched while refereeing during a soccer game in Livonia, Mich. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Ryan Garza) DETROIT NEWS OUT;  NO SALES

PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) — A fundraiser is planned for the family of a Detroit-area referee who died after being punched by a player during a recreational soccer game this summer.

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‘Cops’ crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer speaks in front of images from security video and an enlargement of an airsoft pistol used in the robbery of a Wendy's restaurant on Tuesday, during a news conference at police headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Bryce Dion, a sound technician with the “Cops” television show who was embedded with Omaha police, was killed on Tuesday during an armed robbery at a Wendy's fast-food restaurant. The armed robber was shot and died as well. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show “Cops” as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday.

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