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  • Two killed in car bomb in Mexico; second such attack in a week

     
    A car bomb exploded early Tuesday outside the home of the top security official in the state of Tamaulipas, a region that borders Texas and has been a violent battleground for drug cartels. Two police agents were killed and seven police and civilians...
  • Mexico's Monterrey still ranks as top city, despite violence

     
    How can Mexico’s “most modern” and “most prosperous” city also be one of its most dangerous? That is the contradiction that often plays out in this country of great wealth and crippling poverty, of record tourism and...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Dismembered bodies of 14 reported dumped in northern Mexico

     
    The dismembered remains of 14 people were found Thursday in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, home to a bloody turf war between drug traffickers....
  • 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...
  • Consulate Warns Cartels May Target Border Ports

    Consulate Warns Cartels May Target Border Ports
    Texas Tribune The U.S. Consulate is warning U.S. citizens that new information suggests cartels may be targeting ports of entry, consulate employees and “the public in general” in response to a crackdown on criminal gangs in Ciudad Ju├írez...
  • 59 Bodies Found In Eight Mass Graves In Northern Mexico

    TAMAULIPAS, Mexico -- Eight mass graves were uncovered in northeastern Mexico Wednesday, holding at least 59 bodies, the Tamaulipas state attorney general's office said. Authorities found the graves during an investigation into a report of the kidnapping...
  • 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....
  • Mexico Deploys 1,500 Troops After 'Terrorist' Casino Attack

    Mexico Deploys 1,500 Troops After 'Terrorist' Casino Attack
    MONTERREY, Mexico -- Hundreds of troops headed to northern Mexico Saturday as authorities continued investigations into the torching of a casino that left at least 52 people dead. Mexico's president, who described the attack as an act of terrorism,...