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  • Mexico bakes nearly mile-long 'rosca' cake

    January 4, 2013 12:33 PM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican bakers have made a traditional holiday ring cake that instead of measuring the usual two feet or so, weighed in at 10 tons and stretched in a nearly mile-long circle on Mexico City's main plaza. National bakers association vice president Antonio Arias says the bready... more »
  • Hornets to play preseason game in Mexico City

    July 19, 2012 1:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Hornets will start the 2012-13 preseason with a long road trip. The Bugs will take on the Orlando Magic in Mexico City. The game will be played October 7 in the new Mexico City Arena. Tickets go on sale July 20th. more »
  • Mexican mother arrested in gouging boy's eyes out

    May 25, 2012 11:12 AM

    MEXICO CITY - Police in a Mexico City suburb say they have arrested a mother and several relatives for allegedly gouging out the eyes of her 5-year-old son in what appears to have been a drug-fueled ritual. Spokesman Fernando Chavez says the boy is in serious condition at a local... more »
  • Earthquake rocks Mexico City

    May 1, 2012 12:30 PM

    MEXICO CITY - A moderate earthquake off the coast of Baja California swayed buildings in Mexico City Tuesday. Mexico City's mayor says there were no immediate reports of damage in the capital. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 5.0 quake was centered 114 miles off the coast of Cabo... more »
  • Skateboard Bank Bandit

    January 20, 2012 7:47 PM

    Police in Mexico City arrested a bank robber who rode his skateboard to heists. Sergio Ledesma was turned over to prosecutors after police say he attempted to rob two banks by whispering threats to tellers. Investigators say the first attempt didn't work since the bank teller ignored him, so he... more »
  • Gay Adoptions upheld in Mexico City

    August 16, 2010 7:42 PM

    The Supreme Court of Mexico upheld a law in Mexico City that allows adoptions by same-sex couples. The ruling rejects a legal challenge by federal prosecutors and others who argued the law fails to protect adoptive children against ill-effects or discrimination. The court voted earlier this month to uphold another... more »
  • Lawmakers in Mexico City legalize gay marriage

    December 21, 2009 4:43 PM

    Mexico City has become the first city in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriage. The move gives homosexual couples rights like adopting children. The bill calls for changing the definition of marriage in the city's civil code. Right now, marriage is currently defined as the union of a man... more »
  • Mexican Security Forces Detain Hijacking Suspects

    September 9, 2009 3:11 PM

    At least five men have been detained by Mexican security forces for the hijacking of an Aeromexico plane. The plane is sitting on a runway at Mexico City's international airport. The plane was headed to Mexico City from Cancun. Passengers and crew members were not harmed. Mexican... more »

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