Posted: Sep 15, 2012 5:25 AM
Updated: Sep 15, 2012 5:26 AM
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) Officials in the frontier city of Nuevo Laredo say the bodies of nine males have been found dumped near the mass grave where 74 migrants were found two years ago. Analysts predicted that the arrest of Gulf cartel head Eduardo Costilla Sanchez could set off a struggle for control of his smuggling routes and territory.
HOUSTON (AP) A fifth person has died of West Nile virus in the Houston metropolitan area. Federal health officials say this is the nation's worst year for the mosquito-borne virus since it was discovered in New York 13 years ago. Texas has about half of the U.S. deaths from the illness.
IRVING, Texas (AP) Hostess says it will go to bankruptcy court to force terms of a deal reached with its largest union. The maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread says the new contract terms are needed to stay in business. Although the largest union approved a new deal, another one has rejected it.
DALLAS (AP) The president of American Airlines' pilot union says a new deal is less likely now that the company has imposed its own work and pay terms. Acting Allied Pilots Association president Keith Wilson says "the pilots are mad." American imposed its own terms last month after the company rejected the company's final contract offer.