Brown Charged with 2 Felonies

By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 5, 2009 12:53 PM CST
An SUV carrying singer Chris Brown, not visibile, and two unidentified men exits the Los Angeles Police Department Wilshire Division station in Los Angeles on Feb. 8, 2009.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Singer Chris Brown is being charged with two felonies in the beating of girlfriend Rihanna, Los Angeles authorities announced today. Brown, 19, is expected to appear in court this afternoon to enter a plea in the Feb. 8 incident, People reports, in which he faces counts of assault and making criminal threats against the singer, 21.