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  • 30 Prisoners Escape After Riot in Northern Mexico

    30 Prisoners Escape After Riot in Northern Mexico
    MONTERREY, Mexico -- Dozens died and 30 inmates escaped during a weekend prison riot in northern Mexico, an official said Monday. The prison's director and 18 guards have been removed from their positions and are under investigation, Nuevo Leon Gov....
  • 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...
  • 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 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. ┬áJorge Costilla Sanchez—nicknamed 'El Coss'—was the head of the Gulf Drug Cartel, and is wanted in Texas for drug trafficking...
  • 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...
  • Mexican cartels splinter, branch out as drug war rages

     
    The news just gets grimmer in Mexico as the drug war nears the end of its fifth year and claims more and more innocent lives. On Thursday, gunmen burst into a casino in the northern city of Monterrey and set fire to the place, killing more than 50 people,...
  • Texan warns Obama: Mexican cartels 'spilling over' border

     
    Abbott cited a "deadly shootout" involving "cartel operatives" last weekend in the town of Elsa, about 250 miles south of San Antonio, in which a Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy was shot three times. Sheriff's officials have said the deputy was wearing...
  • 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....
  • Mexico authorities say bodies of 14 men dumped in Nuevo Laredo

     
    Authorities in the northern Mexico city of Nuevo Laredo report discovering the remains of 14 men in a vehicle near City Hall....
  • Mexico political party suspends former official in drug-money scandal

     
    MEXICO CITY -- The political party expected to win Mexico's upcoming presidential election sought Wednesday to distance itself from a former high-ranking official embroiled in a drug-trafficking and money-laundering scandal. Tomas Yarrington, a former...
  • Mexican army says Zetas behind killing of 49 in northern Mexico

     
    Mexican officials said top leaders of the Zetas gang ordered the killings of 49 people whose mutilated bodies were dumped in northern Mexico last weekend....