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Michael Jordan is officially a billionaire

Michael Jordan is officially a billionaire

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 13 (UPI) --Michael Jordan's increased stake in Charlotte Hornets bumps him up into billionaire range.
Danielle Haynes
La. state representative: U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister should resign

La. state representative: U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister should resign

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister should resign after being caught kissing staffer, La. State Rep. Robert Johnson says.
Danielle Haynes

Plea deal gives gang leader 14-year sentence in Bronx anti-gay beating

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- A gang leader who lured a man into a New York apartment and then beat and tortured him for hours has agreed to a plea deal and a 14-year sentence, lawyers said.
Passenger who survived New York City train crash to sue railroad

Passenger who survived New York City train crash to sue railroad

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- A surviving passenger on the New York City train that derailed Sunday, killing four, intends to sue the railroad, her lawyer said Wednesday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
By United Press International

Bronx D.A. limits trespassing prosecutions

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The Bronx district attorney's office plans to limit trespassing prosecutions under New York City's controversial stop-and-frisk policy, officials say.
NYC prosecutors partied in evidence room

NYC prosecutors partied in evidence room

NEW YORK, June 4 (UPI) -- A party at a New York City prosecutor's office prior to a Yankees game was held amidst boxes of stored evidence, the New York Post reported Monday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 8, 2012.
By United Press International

Nude man on beach claimed he was 'helping'

VERO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A man accused of strolling naked on a Florida beach told officers they couldn't arrest him because he was "helping people," police said.
Toilet seat palm print leads to arrest

Toilet seat palm print leads to arrest

KEY LARGO, Fla., March 8 (UPI) -- Florida authorities said a man accused of burglarizing a home and a boat was arrested thanks to a palm print discovered on a toilet seat.
Jordan buys majority Bobcats share

Jordan buys majority Bobcats share

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Retired basketball superstar Michael Jordan's investment group is buying a majority share of the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats, the team owner said Saturday.

Suit: Brain surgery allegedly botched

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- A Flat Rock, Mich., woman suffered brain damage after surgery was begun on the wrong side of her head to fix an aneurysm, her family alleges in a lawsuit.
NFL names top high school football coach

NFL names top high school football coach

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Robert Johnson, head football coach at Mission Viejo High School in Mission Viejo, Calif., is the 2009 NFL High School Coach of the Year.

COL FB: Utah 13, TCU 10

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Brian Johnson's 9-yard touchdown pass to Freddie Brown with 47 seconds left Thursday allowed unbeaten No. 9 Utah to salvage a 13-10 victory over No. 11 TCU.

Luxury resort to open in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia, July 31 (UPI) -- U.S. resort builder Robert L. Johnson Companies is pushing ahead with a luxury resort in Liberia, not long after a civil war ended there, sources said.
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NYP2002121801 - NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Robert Johnson CEO of Black Entertainment Television has been chosen on Dec. 17, 2002 by the NBA as the league's first black majority owner of the NBA's new Charlotte expansion franchise. File photo: May, 2000. ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
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