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Less-Than-Sympathetic Judge Sends Meek Mill to Prison

Judge Genece Brinkley went against prosecutor's recommendation

(Newser) - Rapper Meek Mill was sentenced to two to four years in prison on probation violations Monday by a Philadelphia judge who said the musician had wasted several chances to clean up his act following a 2009 gun and drug case. The sentence rounded out a roughly decade-long back-and-forth between the... More »

Missing Affluenza Teen Believes 'Law Doesn't Apply to Him': Sheriff

Ethan Couch, mom may be in her pickup truck, authorities say

(Newser) - "Affluenza teen" Ethan Couch, the Texas 18-year-old who allegedly violated his probation after a drunk-driving crash that killed four bystanders, is still missing along with his mother . They may be traveling in her black 2011 Ford F150 pickup truck, authorities said at a press conference Monday. The Harley Davidson... More »

Glitterbombed LiLo Headed Back to Rehab

Lindsay Lohan gets probation in plea deal

(Newser) - Lindsay Lohan struck a plea deal in her lying-to-police case today, and was sentenced to two years' probation, including 90 days in a locked rehab facility, 30 days of community labor, and 18 months of psychological counseling, TMZ reports. The sentence also includes a mandatory five days in jail, but... More »

Chris Brown Faked His Community Service: DA

During one 'shift,' he was really in Cancun?

(Newser) - We know Chris Brown completed some community service after he was convicted of assaulting Rihanna, because we've all seen the photos of him in his reflective orange gear . But it turns out that during some of the times he was supposedly engaged in community service in his native Virginia,... More »

LiLo Going Back to Jail for 'Lying to Police'

Judge will revoke her probation, sources say

(Newser) - Looks like Lindsay Lohan is headed back to the big house. Insiders tell TMZ that she'll be charged with lying to a police officer about her Porsche accident last June. Lohan claimed she wasn't driving when the car hit an 18-wheeler in Santa Monica, but authorities aren't... More »

Lohan Taken Away in Cuffs After Probation Revoked

Judge orders her to work in the morgue

(Newser) - Lindsay Lohan was taken out of court in handcuffs today after a furious Judge Stephanie Sautner revoked her probation. Lohan’s bail bondsman will have her out on bail later today, but the actress could now wind up spending up to 18 months in prison; the judge set a hearing... More »

LiLo Didn't Break Probation: Judge

But Lohan did show 'extremely poor judgment' by hosting party

(Newser) - Lindsay Lohan headed to court in Los Angeles today for allegedly violating her probation—but it turns out she did nothing wrong, at least legally. Though she had tested positive for alcohol , her probation terms never called for alcohol testing, just testing for controlled substances. And even those tests were... More »

LiLo Flunks Alcohol Test, Ordered Back to Court

Probation Department wants her in jail: sources

(Newser) - Another day, another failed substance abuse test for Lindsay Lohan: Yes, she's headed to court again this morning, after testing positive for alcohol last week. Sources tell TMZ LiLo was tested twice, including once after she threw a rooftop barbecue, and tested positive one of the times. They add... More »

Judge Sends Lindsay Lohan Back to Jail

Troubled starlet denied bail after failing drug tests

(Newser) - No mercy this time: A judge sent Lindsay Lohan back to jail today after she failed two drug tests. She could be there for a month, until her next court appearance on Oct. 22, reports the AP . Lohan looked shocked when the judge denied bail and ordered her taken into... More »

Arrest Warrant Issued for Lohan

Hopefully, LiLo's ready to face those consequences

(Newser) - We can't think of many, but we're sure Lindsay Lohan's made better life decisions than dabbling with cocaine and meth while on probation. La Lohan's parole has now been revoked and an arrest warrant issued, reports TMZ, though the gossip site notes that the warrant is being held until the... More »

'Work in Progress' LiLo Admits Failed Drug Test

Could stall comeback as judge not too likely to allow her to travel to movie sets

(Newser) - OK, sure, reports of a failed drug test or two are true, Lindsay Lohan tweeted last night, but she's taking responsibility and is "prepared to face the consequences." Those consequences might be pretty grave, notes TMZ: Not only is there a chance of a repeat performance in jail,... More »

LiLo Leaves Jail for Rehab

She's got 24 hours to get to rehab

(Newser) - Lindsay Lohan left her southern California jail cell shortly after midnight early this morning and was to head to rehab with mom Dina. Los Angeles Superior Court Marsha Revel ordered that Lohan report to a treatment facility within 24 hours rather than allow her time to unwind first. She was... More »

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