McClatchy - A 2012 incident in which Mexican federal police raked a U.S. Embassy vehicle with gunfire was the result of a “crass error” in judgment but was not an ambush ordered by organized crime, the nation’s top security czar said.
Latin Post - Valle de Bravo has become the latest town in the country to see heightened numbers of kidnappings. At least seven people have been kidnapped; three have been released.
EFE - The Mexico City International Airport is ready to deal with any possible cases of Ebola, a viral disease that is spreading through West Africa, aviation officials said.
AP - Mexico says it expects to put out for bid $4.9 billion in electrical generation and natural gas pipeline projects as part of the opening of the state-run energy sector. It didn't set a date for the opening of bidding.
AP - Environmental authorities filed a criminal complaint against a Grupo Mexico copper mine that spilled 10 million gallons of acids into rivers that supply water to tens of thousands of people in Sonora.
AP — Eighty-eight schools in northern Mexico will not open Monday because of the danger of water contaminated by the spill of 10 million gallons of acids from a copper mine into two rivers this month.
AP - A Polish artist famed for slipping crocheted covers around unlikely objects has gotten into hot water in Mexico for slipping her brightly colored work around underwater sculptures near Cancun.
Reuters - Mexico's Mexichem said it had reached a deal to pay $630 million to buy Tennessee-based plastic pipe maker Dura-Line Corporation from private equity firm CHS Capital.
AP - Shozo Kamata had a pinch-hit, go-ahead two-run single in the fifth inning to help Tokyo, Japan, beat Guadalupe, Mexico, 9-5 in the Little League World Series on Sunday. Japan advances to play Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday.
AFP - Mexico's foreign ministry late Friday protested Texas Governor Rick Perry's deployment of National Guard troops to the southern US border to halt the surge of child migrants.