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  • Mexican police grab latest Zetas leader in wealthy suburb

    Mexican police and soldiers on Wednesday captured Omar Trevino Morales, widely considered to be the most important leader of the Zetas drug cartel that once carved a path of brutal bloodshed along the country's northern border with the U.S.
  • Older brother likely to succeed captured Zetas leader, officials say

    NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico The heir apparent of Mexico's most ruthless criminal organization the Zetas is an ex-con who spent more time in a Dallas suburb and later in federal prison than on the mean streets of this border town, the group's base of operations....

    Detentions of major Mexico drug chiefs in recent years

    Recent captures or killings of top Mexican drug cartel leaders: — Feb. 27, 2015: Authorities say federal police capture Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, one of the world's most-wanted drug lords who once terrorized Michoacan state as leader of the Knights...

    Son of imprisoned Mexican drug kingpin guilty in US ammunition case, faces up to 10 years

    The 23-year-old-son of a former Mexican drug lord could also be bound for a U.S. prison after trying to smuggle nearly 500 rounds of ammunition. Osiel Cardenas Jr. of Brownsville pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempting to export ammunition into Mexico....

    Leader of Mexico's Gulf cartel arrested in Texas, U.S. officials say

    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...