facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
Headlines

Police: Man called 911 because neighbors wouldn't drink with him

FORT PIERCE, Fla., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Police in Florida said a man arrested for misuse of 911 allegedly called the emergency number to complain his neighbors would not drink with him.

Watercooler Stories

Man finds valuable whale vomit on beach ... Woman wants to save 300-year-old tree ... Man charged in avocado assault ... Court orders boy, 12, to get a job ... Watercooler stories from UPI.

Court orders boy, 12, to get a job

EASTHAMPTON, Mass., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts appeals court upheld a judge's order for a 12-year-old tagger to get a job so he can pay $1,000 restitution to his victim.

DuPont breaks ground on Iowa ethanol plant

NEVADA, Iowa, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Ground was broken in Iowa Friday for a new ethanol plant that DuPont says will be among the largest cellulosic processing facilities in the world.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it.

World War I vet's widow to get benefits ... Suspects told to sit, wait for police ... Police: Man flashed gun in restaurant ... Suspect climbed fences, hid in boat ... The world as we know it from UPI.

World War I vet's widow to get benefits

CARROLLTOWN, Pa., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania man said a congressman helped him obtain military benefits for his 110-year-old mother nearly 100 years after her husband served in World War I.

Sugar enlisted to fight bacteria

BOSTON, May 12 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers battling bacteria that resist medications by becoming zombie-like then reawakening to cause new infections say they have a new weapon -- sugar.

'Dead' fugitive arrested after 25 years

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A man who allegedly avoided a one-year prison sentence in 1981 by faking his death has been arrested in Florida.

Iron and copper relationship is studied

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 24 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists studying the relationship of iron and copper in the body have found when iron absorption by cells decreases, copper absorption increases.

Viruses are engineered to attack bacteria

BOSTON, July 9 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists are creating viruses to attack and destroy surface "biofilms" harboring bacteria in the body and on industrial and medical devices.

Boy dies as parade float runs over him

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- A 9-year-old New Hampshire boy was killed after falling from a Boy Scout parade float that then ran over him.

Astronaut's father killed in accident

ELMIRA, N.Y., March 1 (UPI) -- Hours after cheering on astronaut daughter Eileen Collins in her home town of Elmira, N.Y., James Collins, 79, was hit by a car and died, a report said.

Health Tips ... from UPI

Tips on psychologically healthy ways to deal with report cards; non-surgical treatment may benefit patients with vericose veins, and other news of modern health.
LIDIA WASOWICZ, UPI Senior Science Writer

Health Tips ... from UPI

A study shows the importance of hands-on physical exams for hospital patients, cerebral palsy is tied to low and high birth weights, and other news of modern health.
LIDIA WASOWICZ, UPI Senior Science Writer

Washington Agenda-Federal

UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL
By United Press International
Prev
Page 1 of 2
Photos
James Collins
MOS2000040502 - 5 APRIL 2000 - MOSCOW, RUSSIA: U.S. Ambassador James Collins, left, listens to explanations of Zinovy Pak, the head of Russia's Munition Agency, at the opening of an American-funded laboratory in Moscow, Wednesday, April 5, 2000. Russian and U.S. officials on Wednesday opened an American-funded laboratory that would help Russia dismantle massive stockpiles of chemical weapons in line with a global ban. The laboratory, located at the State Scientific Research Institute of Organic Chemistry and Technology which was the key facility in developing chemical weapons during the Soviet times, will serve to evaluate the technologies of destroying chemical wepaons and train personnel. cc/Maxim Marmur UPI
Wiki

James Edgar Collins (born November 5, 1973 in Jacksonville, Florida) is an American professional basketball player whose last team was Indesit Fabriano of the Italian second division (Serie A2) in 2006/07 season.

He attended Florida State University and was selected 36th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1997 NBA Draft. He played one season in the NBA for the Los Angeles Clippers in 1997-98, who had obtained him from the 76ers by trading the rights to a 1998 second round pick (used to select Jelani McCoy). He has also been briefly signed by the Phoenix Suns in 1999, Washington Wizards in 1999 and Memphis Grizzlies in 2001, but has not played any NBA games for those teams.

Before Fabriano, he has played in Spain for Pinturas Bruguer and Italy in Serie A for Air Avellino (2002-2003) and Vertical Vision Cantù (2006) and Serie A2 for Eurorida Scafati (2003-2004) and Cimberio Novara (2004-2006).

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "James Collins."
Most Popular
1
Kelly Ripa's penthouse sells for $20M Kelly Ripa's penthouse sells for $20M
2
School accused of using girl as rape bait; girl gets attacked School accused of using girl as rape bait; girl gets attacked
3
Man who raped pit bull puppy sentenced to five years in prison Man who raped pit bull puppy sentenced to five years in prison
4
40 Islamic State fighters killed in U.S. air strike 40 Islamic State fighters killed in U.S. air strike
5
Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 - Specs Comparison
x
Feedback