Passengers evacuated from smoke-filled plane in Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A Delta flight was forced to evacuate passengers after landing at the Oakland (Calif.) International Airport because of smoke in the plane, authorities said.

Woman run over by train, survives

SAN FRANCISCO, July 1 (UPI) -- A woman who jumped on the tracks of the San Francisco BART commuter service and had a train pass over her escaped with cuts and bruises, authorities said.

Woman gives birth at Calif. train station

SAN LEANDRO, Calif., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- A woman gave birth to a baby girl Friday at a San Leandro, Calif., railway station, a Bay Area Rapid Transit spokesman said.

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Official: Repaint 'hideous' parking garage

DUBLIN, Calif., March 10 (UPI) -- An Alameda County, Calif., official has demanded Bay Area Rapid Transit repaint a "hideous" new parking garage before the structure can be opened.

NBA: New Orleans 110, Sacramento 93

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Desmond Mason had 18 points, five rebounds and three assists Wednesday night as the New Orleans Hornets beat the Sacramento Kings, 110-93.

NBA: Indiana 100, New Orleans 93

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Stephen Jackson and Al Harrington each scored 27 points Saturday night as the Indiana Pacers defeated the New Orleans Hornets, 100-93.

NBA: New Orleans/OKC 107, Memphis 102

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 1 (UPI) -- Marc Jackson scored a season-high 24 points Friday night as the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets beat Memphis, 107-102.

NBA: New Orleans 100, Utah 95

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Chris Paul had 23 points and eight assists Saturday as the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets beat the Utah Jazz, 100-95.

TV weatherman fired for racial slur

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Civil rights leaders in Las Vegas praised KTNV-TV for firing its weather forecaster for an alleged on-air racial slur but friends say it was an overreaction.

NBA: Detroit 98, Chicago 65

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 10 (UPI) -- Chauncey Billups scored 19 points and Rasheed Wallace 18 Wednesday night, but it was Detroit's defense that carried it past Chicago, 98-65.

Bulls put Blount on injured reserve

CHICAGO, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Chicago Bulls forward Corie Blount was placed on the injured list Saturday after suffering a left knee sprain in practice Friday.

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Tulane 0player suspended for phone use

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Tulane senior forward Linton Johnson, the school's second-leading returning scorer, was suspended indefinitely Thursday for unauthorized use of a long distance
Linton Johnson
New Orleans Hornets teammates Linton Johnson III (43) and Hilton Armstrong (12) vie for a rebound under their own basket in play against the Atlanta Hawks in the fourth quarter at Philips Arena in Atlanta, January 10, 2007. The Hornets defeated the Hawks 96-77. (UPI Photo/John Dickerson).

Linton Johnson III (born June 13, 1980 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American professional basketball player who is currently playing in Italy for Air Avellino.

After a four-year college career at Tulane University, he began his professional career in 2003–04 as an undrafted free agent playing 41 games including 20 starts for the Chicago Bulls. He also played for the Phoenix Suns, San Antonio Spurs, New Jersey Nets, New Orleans Hornets and the Phoenix Suns, with whom he signed a 10-day contract late in the 2007–08 season. The Suns did not renew his contract, and on March 27, 2008, Johnson signed another 10-day contract with the Toronto Raptors. After the contract expired, Johnson re-signed with the Suns on April 16, 2008.

Linton Johnson is the nephew of former NBA player Mickey Johnson.

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