| Apr 19, 2015
| 12:19 PM
Mexican security officials said Sunday they have captured the man who has led the Juarez drug cartel following last year's arrest of Vicente Carrillo Fuentes.
National Security Commissioner Monte Alejandro Rubido said Jesus Salas Aguayo was caught Friday...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 12:06 PM
Authorities say the arrest of the man who headed the once powerful Gulf Cartel sparked the gunfights and blockades of burning vehicles that left at least three people dead near Mexico's border with the United States.
The arrested leader was identified as...
| Apr 18, 2015
Gunfights and blockades of burning vehicles broke out Friday in the border city of Reynosa, across from McAllen, Texas, leaving at least three dead, Mexican authorities said.
The government of the border state of Tamaulipas said federal police and...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:03 PM
The mayor of the Mexico-U.S. border city of Matamoros survived an ambush by gunmen, authorities said Monday, the latest attack in surging violence in northeastern Mexico that has claimed dozens of lives and triggered a wave of kidnappings.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 6:27 AM
Alfonso Hernandez stands before a mural of Jesus Christ being ferried on a lion-drawn carriage, trailed by Catholic bishops and priests. Behind them, scores of men in crisp suits — some smiling, some somber, one in dark shades — kneel as...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:11 PM
The top leader of Mexico's notorious Gulf cartel has been arrested while shopping in south Texas, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, of Camargo, in Tamaulipas state, was indicted by a U.S. grand jury in September 2013 on...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The increasingly costly and divisive border crisis is pushing federal investigators to crack down on money-laundering schemes they say are being used to smuggle thousands of Central American children into the United States.
Agents from the Department of...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Arsonists torched four restaurants, bars and an auto dealership. A bomb threat evacuated a hospital. Bodies turned up, including a headless one at someone's door and a man snatched from the Wal-Mart store and dumped in a field. Gun battles raged within...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 6:02 PM
MEXICO CITY — The leader of the Gulf cartel, one of Mexico's oldest drug-running groups, has been captured, Mexican officials said Saturday.
Mario Armando Ramírez Treviño was apprehended by the Mexican army Saturday morning, according to a...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:00 PM
WASHINGTON — A Mexican drug cartel commander pleaded guilty Thursday to murder and attempted murder in a 2011 ambush south of the border that left one American agent dead and a second injured, and which sharply strained U.S.-Mexico relations....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 5:54 PM
MEXICO CITY — An alleged drug cartel leader suspected of masterminding the June slayings of nine Guatemalan federal policemen was arrested Friday in the southern Mexico border state of Chiapas, officials said.
The suspect, Eduardo Francisco...