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Gulf Cartel

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  • Suspected top Gulf cartel leader captured in Mexico

     
    Mexican authorities announce the capture of the alleged top leader of the Gulf cartel, a potentially crippling blow to the drug-trafficking network that once dominated much of northern and southern Mexico but has recently lost ground to the vicious...
  • 6 Mexico police slain in 2 attacks

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Six Mexican police have been assassinated in two separate incidents in the drug-battleground states of Durango and Tamaulipas, government officials reported Thursday....
  • Top drug cartel leader in Mexico possibly killed in firefight, officials say

     
    Mexican authorities said late Monday they may have killed the top leader of the notorious Zetas paramilitary force in a gun and grenade battle in the state of Coahuila, in what would be the most important blow to powerful drug cartels in the six-year...
  • Police official in Mexico held in case of politician’s slain son

     
    An assistant police chief in the Mexican border town of Ciudad Acuña has been taken into custody by state authorities who suspect he was involved in the slaying of the son of a nationally known and controversial politician. Prosecutors Monday alleged that...
  • Mexico captures alleged Zetas chief linked to numerous crimes

     
    MEXICO CITY -- The Mexican navy on Monday announced the capture of an alleged Zetas field commander who it accused of numerous high-profile crimes, including the possible murder of an American who disappeared while reportedly jet-skiing on a border lake...
  • Two-thirds of most-wanted Mexican drug lords are in custody, dead

     
    MEXICO CITY -- The government of President Felipe Calderon has made the elimination of top capo suspects from a most-wanted list of 37 men the barometer for success in its fight against organized crime. With the slaying of Zeta cartel leader Heriberto...
  • Deportees to Mexico's Tamaulipas preyed upon by gangs

    Deportees to Mexico's Tamaulipas preyed upon by gangs
    MATAMOROS, MEXICO — They stuck together, walking slowly on busted sidewalks, approaching corners warily. They hurried past smoky taco stands and fleabag hotels. Nobody strayed. Deported from Southern California the night before, the 20 men had...
  • Mexico Drug Lord El Coss Gulf Cartel Captured

    Mexico Drug Lord El Coss Gulf Cartel Captured
    He was once the boss...now he`s just busted. Mexican officials have captured one of the most wanted cartel leaders.  Jorge Costilla Sanchez—nicknamed 'El Coss'—was the head of the Gulf Drug Cartel, and is wanted in Texas for drug trafficking...
  • Four Central Indiana residents indicted in gun smuggling operation

    Four Central Indiana residents indicted in gun smuggling operation
    Four Central Indiana residents have been indicted in connection with a gun and drug smuggling ring that federal investigators say operated in Indiana. According to the indictment, the suspects smuggled guns, including assault rifles, out of Indiana in...
  • Mexico's Zetas Cartel Boss Killed, Body Snatched

    Mexico's Zetas Cartel Boss Killed, Body Snatched
    Mexico confirmed Tuesday that its forces killed Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano, boss of the ruthless Zetas cartel, but it remains uncertain what effect, if any, the killing will have on the larger scourge of drug trafficking and violence. The takedown of...
  • Prison battle in Mexico leaves at least 31 inmates dead

     
    At least 31 inmates were killed and another dozen injured in pitched fighting inside a prison in Mexico's cartel-dominated Tamaulipas state, authorities said....