Tennessee man sought in 2015 killing arrested in Mexico
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal authorities say a Tennessee man wanted on a murder charge in a shooting at a market four years ago has been found in Mexico.
CENTERVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say two bodies were found in a rail car that had carried about 100 tons of steel from Mexico to south-central Iowa.
Fear, bribes, gangs, coyotes: A Guatemalan’s trek to the US
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — René, a 35-year-old man from Guatemala, stretched and paced inside a Tijuana warehouse as he awaited word that it was time for a three-day hike into California through the...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — For the third consecutive week, officials in Las Vegas are marking new commercial air service from an international destination.
Bregman’s grand slam powers Astros past Angels in Mexico
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Alex Bregman played so well in Mexico that he's already looking forward to a return trip.
Bregman hit a grand slam and the Houston Astros blew out the Los Angeles...
Bregman hits 2 HRs, Astros hammer Angels 14-2 in Mexico
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Playing nearly 500 miles from Minute Maid Park, the Houston Astros felt right at home for their first ever regular season game in Mexico.
Trout, Calhoun homer in Angels’ 6-2 win over Jays for sweep
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Before the Los Angeles Angels hit the road for a two-week, 11-game, two-nation trip, they added another solid win to their recent surge.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani is disappointed he won't return to the Los Angeles Angels' lineup this week.
The AL Rookie of the Year said Wednesday he's ready to play whenever the...
Mexico’s crackdown forces migrants to more dangerous routes
ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — José Vallecillo, a 41-year-old metalworker from Honduras, has a good-paying job welding steel freight containers waiting for him in the northern Mexico city of Monterrey, at...
Mexican police investigated in deadly fall from building
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in the northern Mexico state of Nuevo Leon are investigating five law enforcement officers for their alleged involvement in the death of a man who fell from...
Ozuna, Cardinals power past Reds 9-5 for split in Mexico
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Marcell Ozuna hit two home runs and Matt Carpenter connected for a tiebreaking drive in the seventh inning that sent the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 9-5...
Dietrich, Reds beat Wainwright, Cardinals 5-2 in Mexico
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — There were fireworks this time, too, after Derek Dietrich homered.
Fortunately for Dietrich and the Cincinnati Reds, it was all in good fun.
LEADING OFF: Cards-Reds in Mexico, suspended Archer starts
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Major League Baseball returns to Estadio de Béisbol de Monterrey when the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds...
With a presidential pitch, baseball gets a boost in Mexico
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds and all of Major League Baseball will have one big fan rooting for them when they come together this weekend at Estadio de Béisbol...
Monterrey advances to CONCACAF Champions League final
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Rogelio Funes Morito scored two goals and Monterrey advanced to the CONCACAF Champions League final, beating Sporting Kansas City 5-2 on Thursday night for a 10-2...
Suarez more relaxed, happier with SHR, starting 4th at Texas
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Daniel Suarez has certainly never lost his confidence, and he's already feeling more relaxed and happier in his first NASCAR Cup season with Stewart-Haas...
Mexican government apologizes in deaths of 2 students
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's government has formally apologized to the families of two university students who were shot to death by soldiers in 2010.
Mexico’s Liga MX still rules in rivalry with MLS
ATLANTA (AP) — When the final whistle blew, Atlanta United half-heatedly celebrated a moral victory.
That's all they had.
The reigning MLS Cup winners were bounced out of the CONCACAF...
Orioles-Yanks, Mets-Nats start MLB’s regular opening day
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees host Baltimore and Washington is at home against the New York Mets on March 28, the first games of the earliest regular major league opening day.
The commissioner's office announced games times Wednesday for the schedule, which was released in August. The previous earliest regular start was March 30 in 2003, 2008 and 2014.
Workers cut through slabs to find bodies at Mexico mall
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Emergency personnel are using cranes and abrasive cutters to remove slabs of concrete at a collapsed shopping mall in northern Mexico in hopes of finding the last missing construction workers.
Three levels of the mall collapsed Thursday, killing at least seven men. Nuevo Leon state civil defense official Miguel Perales says "They literally sandwiched."
7 dead, 9 missing in collapse of northern Mexico mall
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A shopping mall under construction in the Mexican city of Monterrey collapsed Thursday, killing at least seven people and leaving another nine missing, officials said.
Local council secretary Genaro Garcia told a press conference that 15 people were injured, in addition to the dead, and all the victims are believed to be construction workers.
Man returned from Mexico to face charges in 1994 killing
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say a man wanted in connection with a cold case in Las Cruces has been returned to the United States from Mexico to face charges.
The FBI says the 43-year-old Gregorio Zavala was taken into custody by Mexican law enforcement in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, on Wednesday. It's anticipated he eventually will be turned over to local authorities in New Mexico.
MLB returns to Monterrey, Mexico, for 6 games in 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Major league baseball will return to Monterrey, Mexico, for six games in 2019, starting with spring training games between Colorado and Arizona on March 9-10.
In the regular season, Cincinnati will host St. Louis on April 13-14, and the Los Angeles Angels will play the Houston Astros on May 4-5.
All games will be played at Estadio de Beisbol Monterrey, the home of the Sultanes de Monterrey of the Mexican League.
15 shot dead, 9 hurt in bloody night for Mexico’s Monterrey
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — An unusually violent night around the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, including a string of attacks on bars, left at least 15 dead and nine wounded, authorities said Sunday.
MADRID (AP) — Spanish club Celta Vigo has hired Argentine coach Antonio Mohamed on a two-year contract.
Mohamed replaces Juan Carlos Unzue, who left after team failed to qualify for a European competition next season.
Celta finished 13th in La Liga this year with 49 points. It announced the hiring of Mohamed on Tuesday.
The 48-year-old Mohamed has a vast coaching experience in Argentina and Mexico with clubs such as Huracan, Independiente, Tijuana, America and Monterrey.
Hellickson throws 6 perfect innings in Nationals’ 4-0 win
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jeremy Hellickson didn't give the San Diego Padres a chance over the first six innings.
It was 18 up and 18 down for the Padres, who only four nights earlier had been no-hit by four Los Angeles Dodgers pitchers in Monterrey, Mexico. And here they were back home, looking totally lost against Hellickson's curveball and changeup.
Hosmer homers again, Padres top Dodgers 3-0 in Mexico finale
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Eric Hosmer and the San Diego Padres enjoyed their visit to Estadio de Beisbol Monterrey.
Hosmer homered for the second straight day, Eric Lauer got his first big league win and the Padres beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 Sunday to take two of three in the majors' first regular-season games in Mexico since 1999.
"We all realize that this series was going to be special, it's being a long time," Hosmer said.
Buehler, Dodgers’ bullpen combine to no-hit Padres in Mexico
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — The Dodgers have the most no-hitters in the majors — and now the most in Mexico, too.
Rookie Walker Buehler and a trio of Los Angeles relievers combined for the franchise's 23rd no-hitter in a 4-0 victory over the San Diego Padres in the opener of a neutral-site series Friday night.
LEADING OFF: Pujols at 2,999, Dodgers-Padres in Mexico
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Albert Pujols has 2,999 hits as Los Angeles opens a series at Seattle. Pujols got three shots at 3,000 after reaching striking distance with a two-run double in the second inning, but he couldn't get the hit before the Angels began a five-game road trip. He'll try to reach 3,000 against Seattle's Mike Leake.
LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Padres in Mexico, Kingham pitches again
A look at what's happening all around the majors Friday:
Major League Baseball returns to Mexico in the regular season for the first time in nearly two decades when the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego play a three-game series in Monterrey. It'll be a matchup of promising rookies when Joey Lucchesi starts for the Padres against Walker Buehler at Estadio de Beisbol Monterrey.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Joseph P Kennedy III is pushing President Donald Trump to intervene in keeping manufacturing jobs in southeast Massachusetts.
The Boston Herald reports the young representative is demanding Philips Lighting keep more than 100 jobs in Fall River instead of moving them to Mexico in a co-signed letter to the company.
Lighting company to send jobs over the border
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A prominent lighting company is transferring production from a Massachusetts manufacturing facility to Mexico.
Company Philips Lighting announced Friday it is laying off 160 employees and sending 100 production jobs to Monterrey, Mexico.
One person was killed and at least 15 people were injured when a bus en route from Houston to Monterrey crashed in Mexico early Tuesday morning.
The bus, from the Mexican company Autobuses Especiales Pegasso, rolled over while passing through the village Los Ramones on the Reynosa-Monterrey highway. Authorities said as many as 20 people suffered minor injuries.
“We don’t know the cause of the accident,” said Raul Cervantes, a Pegasso spokesperson. “It’s very unfortunate that a person has died.”
Armando H. Sierra, who served in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars before retiring as a sergeant first class from the Army in 1971, died Feb. 27 at 93.
Raised by a single mother who was a nurse at Santa Rosa Hospital, Sierra was the youngest of four boys who all started working at an early age.
Having joined the Civilian Conservation Corps at 17, Sierra worked in Nevada building a flood drainage canal for six months before joining the Army just days after turning 18, in 1942.
Mexico: 2 Texans kidnapped, rescued near Monterrey
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two kidnapped Americans from Texas were rescued near the northern city of Monterrey and their two alleged abductors arrested, Mexican authorities reported.
The Nuevo Leon prosecutors' office said Sunday in a statement that the victims traveled to the state on Feb. 17, and lost contact with their families in the United States the following day. On Feb. 19, the relatives began to receive ransom demands.
Dodgers-Padres series May 4-6 moved to Monterrey, Mexico
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres will play a three-game series at Monterrey, Mexico, from May 4-6.
The games had been originally scheduled for San Diego's Petco Park, and the shift to Estadio de Beisbol was announced Monday. The Padres will remain the home team.
Monterrey man gets two years in firearms case
McALLEN — When federal agents found him unloading boxes in the parking lot of a hotel in Hidalgo, the Mexican man knew he had been caught red-handed.
On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Randy Crane sentenced 52-year-old Alejandro Cavazos-Torres to two years in federal prison. This comes months after agents found him in the parking lot of a Super 8 Hotel unloading packages containing firearm parts and accessories headed for Mexico, court records show.
On April 21, 1943, a day that will live in - well, not really anywhere - President Franklin D. Roosevelt and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt visited Corpus Christi. The Roosevelts had been in Monterrey, Mexico, the day before for an official state dinner with Mexican President Avila Camacho and his wife. Touching down in Corpus on the way back to Washington, FDR inspected the wartime readiness of the local naval air station.
Reynosa Little Leaguers inspired by 1957 Mexico champions
This year is the 60th anniversary of the 1957 Mexico team winning the Little League Baseball World Series. In 1957, the upstart team from Monterrey’s Industrial Little League beat a team from California and became the first team from outside the United States to win the Little League World Series.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch is heading to Mexico for a weeklong trade mission.
Officials with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation say Kleefisch will leave Monday. She plans to meet with executives from Mexican companies with business ties with the United States in Monterrey and Mexico City to talk about expanding their operations in Wisconsin.
El Kiosko location No. 15 opened its doors to Humble residents on May 31, inviting community members for a taste of classic Mexican recipes.
Gaby Ortiz is a single mother of three who started her journey by first setting up a small table outside her local church selling troles, or raspados, a traditional Mexican shaved ice made with fresh fruit.
Ortiz said growing up in Mexico around her family business made her realize she wanted to carry out her customs and traditions here in Houston.
Harry Potter Film Concert Series to play McAllen
McALLEN — Muggles, wizards and anybody in between will be able to wear their robes at the Performing Arts Center when the popular Harry Potter Film Concert Series plays here on June 6 and 7.
The series will feature a live symphony orchestra from Monterrey, Mexico, that will perform the movie’s soundtrack. “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” will be shown on a “big, huge screen,” according to Mayor Jim Darling’s remarks at a Thursday news conference.
Otero found many ways to help others, including her husband’s patients
It wasn’t a holiday without Yolanda Otero making buñuelos for just about everyone in her neighborhood, including trash collectors, police officers and the workers at the dry cleaners, her family said.
In other ways, she reached out to help underprivileged people, her family said, and believed strongly that others needed what she had more than she did. As the wife of a doctor, she became a lifeline to those who were ailing.
Texas Most Wanted fugitive back in custody
FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) — South Texas authorities say a man on the state's Top 10 Most Wanted list has been returned to Brooks County where he faces trial for killing his wife five years ago by beating her with a 5-pound (2.27-kilogram) dumbbell.
Eusebio Deleon was captured Friday in Monterrey, Mexico, by U.S. marshals and Mexican police and brought to Laredo. On Sunday, Falfurrias City Administrator David Flores says he was returned to Brooks County.
Mexico: Teacher wounded in January school shooting dies
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say a teacher who was wounded by a teenage student in a school shooting two months ago has died.
The 27-year-old teacher was shot in the head in the northern city of Monterrey on Jan. 18 and had been hospitalized since.
The Health Department of Nuevo Leon state says in a statement that she died Wednesday.
Mexico says inmates forced to wear thongs, scrub floors
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A state government in northern Mexico says it is investigating alleged inmate abuse at one of its prisons.
The scandal surfaced with a video posted on social media sites showing a group of male inmates wearing nothing but thong underwear and being forced to scrub floors on their hands and knees, while apparently being kicked and shoved by other inmates.
Monterrey woman arrested after 4-day-old baby left in car
McALLEN — A Monterrey woman was charged with a misdemeanor after police say she left her 4-day-old baby in a car while she shopped.
Diana Laura Barrios, of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, was charged Monday with one count of leaving a child in a vehicle, a Class C misdemeanor, according to a news release.
Officers responded at about 1 p.m. Monday to a shopping area in the 7300 block of North 10th Street after witnesses reported a child locked inside a vehicle, the release states.
Mexico arrests businessman wanted in US for money laundering
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in the northern Mexico say they've arrested a businessman accused in the U.S. of helping a former governor launder money.
Nuevo Leon state security spokesman Aldo Fasci Zuazua says state police investigators arrested Fernando Cano Martinez in the wealthy Monterrey suburb of San Pedro Garza Garcia on Thursday. He says Cano attempted to flee, but was apprehended after a short chase.
Fasci says Cano was turned over to the federal Attorney General's Office.