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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A look at what's happening all around the majors today:
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.
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.
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.
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- San Antonio Express-NewsIncarnate Word student, friend accused of smuggling $900,000July 18, 2018
- The Detroit NewsMuy bien! Dodgers no-hit Padres in MexicoMay 5, 2018
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MONTERREY, Mexico — Along the winding, craggy roads of the industrial park in this city, workers walk from their bright colonias to the gray, concrete slabs of manufacturing plants, many of them American, where they work.
Mexican businessman, pilot dead in chopper crash
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican businessman and the pilot of a private helicopter have been found dead in the wreckage of their aircraft in the northern border state of Nuevo Leon.
The state government said Monday that the Robinson 44 helicopter went missing Saturday.
The wreckage of the four-seat light helicopter was found in a rural area of the state north of the city of Monterrey.
Mexico youth shoots teacher, classmates, then kills himself
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at a private school in this northern Mexico city Wednesday, hitting a teacher and two other students in the head before killing himself. Another student suffered lesser injuries in the shooting, which was captured on a video posted to social media.
McAllen city officials are organizing a news conference in Monterrey next week after the governor there urged Mexican shoppers to boycott McAllen for 15 days to change the mind of President-elect Donald Trump.
MileOne, Laredo’s first business incubator, recently featured distributor of Mexican craft beers Gabriel Sada at its second event, “Know your Craft,” which is part of a series of hangouts for the local entrepreneurial community.
Nuevo Leon governor urges Mexicans not to shop in McAllen to protest Trump
McAllen city officials are organizing a news conference in Monterrey next week after the governor there urged Mexican shoppers to boycott McAllen for 15 days to change the mind of President-elect Trump.
Drug motive eyed in Mexico baby shower killings; 2 kids dead
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in northern Mexico say a drug dispute may have been the motive in a shooting attack on a baby shower that killed two children and an adult.
The security spokesman for Nuevo Leon state says a 5-year-old boy, a 7-year-old girl and 40-year-old man died, while three more adults were wounded.
Spokesman Aldo Fasci says the attack occurred Saturday at a home in Santa Catarina, a suburb of the northern city of Monterrey.
Rexford says it plans to move Indianapolis work to Mexico
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rexnord Corp. has told workers it's tentatively planning to close its Indianapolis bearings plant next spring and move its work to a plant in Monterrey, Mexico.
The Milwaukee-based company issued a statement Friday saying it has "invited the union to join us in an open and frank discussion over this potential relocation and the impact it would have on Rexnord associates and their families."