Kirkland Crawford Detroit Free Press Published 12:02 PM EDT Apr 26, 2019 Welcome to Day 2 of the 2019 NFL draft in Nashville, Tenn. There is plenty of intrigue after Thursday's Round 1 and it will begin to play out at 7 p.m. What will the Detroit Lions do? They have the 11th pick in Round 2 — 43rd overall — and the 24th pick in Round 3 — 88th overall, which is the selection from the Golden Tate trade with Philadelphia. Birkett: T.J. Hockenson isn't Rob Gronkowski, but he's right for Lions Mel Kiper: T.J. Hockenson has Lions, Bob Quinn 'thinking Rob Gronkowski' Join Free Press special writer Sean Merriman for all the action. Live chat Access to live chat for mobile users. Contact Kirkland Crawford: [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @HiKirkHere. … [Read more...] about NFL draft Rounds 2-3 live blog: What’ll Detroit Lions do now?
By Jay R. Jordan Updated 10:29 am CDT, Friday, April 26, 2019 Metro police officers investigate the scene where a woman was fatally struck by a Metro bus on Peakwood Drive near Red Oak Drive Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Houston. Metro police officers investigate the scene where a woman was fatally struck by a Metro bus on Peakwood Drive near Red Oak Drive Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Houston. Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez, Staff Photographer Photo: Godofredo A. Vasquez, Staff Photographer Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Metro police officers investigate the scene where a woman was fatally struck by a Metro bus on Peakwood Drive near Red Oak Drive Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Houston. Metro police officers investigate the scene where a woman was fatally struck by a Metro … [Read more...] about Metro bus driver no-billed in fatal auto-ped crash
SalesDomain Communities has purchased Villas of Josey Ranch, a 198-unit apartment community at 2050 Keller Springs Road in Carrollton. A partnership between Harbert Management Corp. and Balfour Beatty Communities sold the property in a deal brokered by HFF's Bill Miller, Roberto Casas, Rob Key and Greg Toro. Firewheel Commons, a 64,719-square-foot, 5.63-acre retail center located at 3046 Lavon Drive in Garland was acquired by Shayan Holdings. JLL's Adam Howells, Tom Salanty and Caroline brokered the sale.Military Mercer Properties LLC has purchased a 19,440-square-foot industrial property at 3536 Executive Blvd in Mesquite. David Wilganowski at Mercer Co brokered the sale with George Tanghongs, Taylor Stell and Brett Lewis at DFW Lee & Associates.Dallas-based Conti Organization has purchased the Dawntree Apartments, a 400-unit apartment complex located at 1834 E. Peters Colony Road in Carrollton. Conti acquired Dawntree Apartments from Steadfast Income REIT. The new … [Read more...] about Shopping centers in Frisco, Garland change hands in D-FW’s top commercial real estate deals of the week
San Diego County has not recorded a single measles case since 2017, despite a growing set of international outbreaks that has infections appearing just up the coast in Los Angeles. But with the nation tallying its largest number of measles cases since 1994, experts say it might just be inevitable that patients will start turning up in San Diego with the distinctive red rash that signals the presence of a disease that seemed to be extinct just 19 years ago.Dr. Eric McDonald, medical director of the county’s Epidemiology and Immunization Services Branch, said there is only so much that can be done in a region with more than 3 million residents, many who travel to countries with massive measles outbreaks underway.The health department, he said, is routinely notified every time a local resident is on a plane with a fellow traveler who turns out to have measles. Eight such cases, he said, have surfaced in 2019 with 26 more suspected cases referred by local doctors. While none of … [Read more...] about San Diego works to prevent measles outbreak as spread of disease continues worldwide
While vacationing in Egypt during the winter of 2015, an almost fatal event occurred to local resident and UC San Diego professor Thomas Patterson. “Tom’s symptoms resembled food poisoning at first, but he just kept getting sicker,” said Steffanie Strathdee, his wife and an associate dean of global health and infectious disease epidemiologist at UC San Diego. “I joked that he might see King Tut feet first in his own tomb and felt terrible when his condition turned serious. We didn’t know it at the time, but Tom had a gallstone that became lodged in his bile duct. It caused a giant abscess the size of a small football to form in his abdomen. That triggered pancreatitis, which is inflammation of the pancreas. It’s very painful — 50 percent of people with it die, even without complications.” “It wasn’t until we were medevacked to a hospital in Germany several days later that we learned that pancreatitis was the least of … [Read more...] about UCSD professor and scientist threw ‘Hail Mary pass’ to defeat husband’s superbug