The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Flash Flood Watch issued July 31 at 11:49PM PDT until August 01 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ON RECENT BURN AREAS FRIDAY... .BRIEF DOWNPOURS FROM ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT WILDFIRES. DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT IN THIS CASE. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT FRIDAY

Today

Hi98° Isolated Thunderstorms

Tonight

Lo72° Isolated Thunderstorms

Saturday

Hi97° Isolated Thunderstorms

Saturday Night

Lo71° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Sunday

Hi98° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo73° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi99° Hot

Monday Night

Lo72° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi98° Hot

Tuesday Night

Lo70° Mostly Clear

Michoacan mayor accused of kidnapping, extortion

Send to Kindle
Print This

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — The mayor of Lazaro Cardenas, a major commercial port city in Mexico’s troubled Michoacan state, has been arrested and accused of kidnapping, extortion and links to organized crime, officials said Monday.

The arrest of Arquimides Oseguera was part of an effort to rid Michoacan of drug lords and their suspected allies in state and local government. It came after the slaying or arrest of a number of leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel, and after the recent detention of Michoacan’s interior minister for questioning over suspected ties to illicit drug groups.

View my optionsorSign in