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Cartel-Linked Family Protests In-Custody Death of Blogger Relative in Mexican Border City

PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Coahuila – Dozens of protesters took to the streets on Friday and Saturday to call out the death of a local blogger who died in police custody. The arrest of the blogger, who comes from a cartel-linked family, followed a verbal confrontation with police at a checkpoint after he videoed the aftermath of…

GRAPHIC: Cartel Gunmen Kill 8 Innocent Victims in Mexican Border State Store

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas – A group of cartel gunmen killed eight innocent victims as they bought food at a convenience store in the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas. No criminal organization took credit for the attack despite the region being in the middle of a fierce turf war between several cartels. The mass murder took…

Six Mexican Border State Cops Face Kidnapping Charges in Mexico

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas – Six state police officers from the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas remain jailed after a judge charged them with aggravated kidnapping. The ruling followed a weekend hearing where a Tamaulipas state judge ruled prosecutors had enough evidence linking the five male and one female police officers to a kidnapping that allegedly took…

GRAPHIC-EXCLUSIVE: Murder in Mexican Border State Points to Rise of Independent Narco-Gangs

MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon – Multiple cells of independent meth dealers managed to grow in power and size to the point where they began to actively clash with other drug cartels who are trying to control all the drug markets. Unlike the border cities of Reynosa and Nuevo Laredo where large scale gun-battles are commonplace, the…

Gunmen Ambush, Kidnap, Kill Two Mexican Federal Agents on Stakeout

A team of gunmen ambushed, kidnapped, and killed two federal agents who were in the middle of a stakeout in Central Mexico. The murder took place on Thursday night in Cuernavaca, Morelos, a once peaceful region that in recent months has become a hotspot as rival cartels and kidnapping gangs fight for control of the…

WATCH: Cartel Hitmen Record Murder in Mexico near Texas Border

A group of Mexican cartel hitmen used a cell phone to record the action as they carried out a daytime execution along one of the busiest avenues in the border region of Ciudad Juarez. The murder took place on December 22 along the Juan Pablo II Avenue in Ciudad Juarez, the sister city of El…

GRAPHIC: 19 Killed During Three-Day Cartel-Violence Spree in Western Mexico

A series of targeted attacks led to the deaths of at least 19 people. The attacks came as part of an ongoing cartel dispute in and around the capital of the Western state of Michoacán. The state officials report 1,650 murders so far this year —  locals claim the actual number is much higher. The…

Mexico Arrests Cartel-Connected Judge Blacklisted by U.S. Treasury

Mexican federal agents arrested a judge who has been accused of taking hefty bribes from one of the most violent drug cartels in exchange for protection. The U.S. Department of the Treasury outed that Mexican judge when they froze his assets in the U.S. and forbade any U.S. citizen or entity from doing business with…

U.S. Prohibits Employee Travel in Chihuahua City Due to Cartel Violence

The United States Consulate General in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, issued a security alert prohibiting U.S. government employees from traveling to the state’s capital city. The newly released travel restriction is in effect until further notice. This security, alert issued on November 8, goes into effect immediately and cites a marked increase in criminal activity throughout the…

Five Mexican Cops Gunned Down in Southern Mexico

A group of gunmen ambushed and killed five state police officers in the southern state of Oaxaca. Two other officers sustained serious gunshot wounds during the attack. The attack took place on Friday afternoon in the municipality of San Vicente Coatlan, near a rural area known as La Cementera. According to Mexico’s Excelsior, a group…

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