Singer Mario cleared: Mother says he never hit her

This photo provided by the Baltimore Police Department shows Mario Barrett. R&B singer and former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant Mario has been charged with assaulting his mother at their Baltimore home. (AP Photo/Baltimore Police Department) (AP)

November 4, 2010 8:03:07 AM PDT
Prosecutors have dropped misdemeanor assault charges against R&B singer and former "Dancing With the Stars" contestant Mario.