• In this May 11, 2016 photo, a taxi drives past the Cuauhtemoc Housing Unit and a municipal sign with a message that reads in Spanish; "Building the new Acapulco" in Acapulco, Mexico. The city's latest wave of killings began April 24, when bursts of gunfire broke out along the coastal boulevard. The murder rate in this city of 800,000 hit 146 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2012. It has since fallen to about 112 per 100,000, but that remains far higher than nationwide levels. (AP Photo/Enric Marti)

    Police, soldiers swarm Mexico’s Acapulco, killings continue

    ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Along with beach towels or sandals, there’s a new popular beach accessory that says a lot about the violence gripping this once-glamorous resort: a small black leather tote hanging from the neck or shoulders of some men. It’s not a man-bag, exactly; it holds a small pistol.