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Rosa Alba Santoyo speaks on the phone and is embraced by a woman giving her condolences the day after she lost three of her adult children in an attack on the drug rehabilitation center where they were being treated, at her home in Irapuato, Mexico, Thursday, July 2, 2020. Gunmen burst into the drug rehabilitation center and opened fire Wednesday, killing 24 people and wounding seven, authorities said. After the loss of her three children, only two of Santoyo's seven children remain living. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

Death toll rises to 26 in Mexican drug rehab center attack

Jul. 2, 2020 5:00 PM EDT

IRAPUATO, Mexico (AP) — The killing of 26 people in an unregistered drug rehabilitation center in central Mexico is the deadliest such attack in a decade and has led to calls for change in a prosperous state that has become a cartel battleground. Ricardo Ortiz, mayor of the city of Irapuato in Guanajuato...

Rosa Alba Santoyo speaks on the phone and is embraced by a woman giving her condolences the day after she lost three of her adult children in an attack on the drug rehabilitation center where they were being treated, at her home in Irapuato, Mexico, Thursday, July 2, 2020. Gunmen burst into the drug rehabilitation center and opened fire Wednesday, killing 24 people and wounding seven, authorities said. After the loss of her three children, only two of Santoyo's seven children remain living. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

Death toll rises to 26 in Mexican drug rehab center attack

Jul. 2, 2020 4:11 PM EDT

IRAPUATO, Mexico (AP) — The killing of 26 people in an unregistered drug rehabilitation center in central Mexico is the deadliest such attack in a decade and has led to calls for change in a prosperous state that has become a cartel battleground. Authorities in the city of Irapuato in Guanajuato state on...

Mexican authorities say gunmen burst into a drug rehab center and opened fire, killing 24 people and wounding seven

Jul. 1, 2020 9:43 PM EDT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say gunmen burst into a drug rehab center and opened fire, killing 24 people and wounding seven.
Alcoa City Schools staff members hand bags of food for children to families on Monday, May 18. ACS has been serving about 5,500 meals a week while school buildings remain closed because of the coronavirus and plans to continue the meal program through June. The free breakfast and lunch program is open to any child 18 or younger. AHS distributes food from 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays and Wednesdays.(Tom Sherlin/The Daily Times via AP)

Drug overdoses in Memphis spike during virus outbreak

May. 19, 2020 8:01 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Demand for opioids such as fentanyl has surged during the new coronavirus outbreak in Tennessee’s largest county, where more than 100 people have died of drug overdoses since mid-March, officials said Tuesday. Officials in Shelby County, which includes Memphis, said more than...