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GRAPHIC: Cartel Assassins Stalked Prosecutor Days Before Murder

MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon — A Los Zetas cartel gunman followed a federal prosecutor for four days before the lawman was murdered earlier this month. Despite his role in the case, the killer was not charged with murder. The victim had previously reported finding a GPS tracker in his vehicle prior.

Reynosa Shootout

VIDEO: Mexican Marines Use Minigun on Cartel near Texas Border

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Residents in this border city woke up to the sound of a massive firefight between members of the Mexican military and suspected gunmen from the Gulf Cartel. Mexican military forces used an automatic mini-gun mounted to a helicopter, firing 100 rounds per second on the cartel operatives.

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Continúan los Secuestros en Carreteras de Tamaulipas

SAN FERNANDO, Tamaulipas — Criminales fuertemente armados continúan asaltando y secuestrando automovilistas que transitan por las carreteras de este estado que conectan las zonas fronterizas con el resto del país. En uno de los casos mas recientes, un grupo de sicarios ataco a un matrimonio cerca de esta ciudad y secuestro al conductor del vehículo.

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Cartel Robberies Continue Along Mexican Border State Highways

SAN FERNANDO, Tamaulipas — Heavily armed criminals continue robbing and kidnapping unsuspecting motorists that travel along the state highways that connect the border region with the rest of the country. In one of the most recent cases, a group of gunmen attacked a married couple near this city.

Piedras Negras Murder

Secuestro Fallido Mata a 3 en Ciudad Fronteriza

PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Coahuila — Autoridades estatales en esta ciudad continúan investigando un secuestro fallido que se convirtió en un triple homicidio afuera de un deshuesadero en esta ciudad fronteriza. Mientras que medios locales afirmaron que fue un ajuste de cuentas, familiares de las víctimas han afirmado que el caso fue un secuestro fallido.

Piedras Negras Murder

Failed Kidnapping Kills Three in Mexican Border City

PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Coahuila — Authorities in this border city continue to probe a failed kidnapping that turned into a triple murder outside of a local junkyard. While local media have claimed that the murder was a gang hit, the victim’s relatives revealed that the case was something else.

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GRAPHIC: Key Los Zetas Commander Assassinated in Prison

A key leader within the Los Zetas cartel was murdered inside the state prison in this city by members of a rival faction of the same cartel. That Zeta commander had been arrested this week in a house tied to the former State Security System. The Tamaulipas Government confirmed to Breitbart Texas that 37-year-old Jose Luis “Comandante Cano” Cano Lumbreras was murdered inside the prison. Cano was returning to his cell from a court hearing when he was attacked by a group of inmates and asphyxiated.

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Comandante de Los Zetas Detenido en Caso de Secuestro

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas – Uno de los líderes clave del cártel Los Zetas fue detenido en este estado fronterizo como parte de una investigación sobre secuestros y asesinatos en esta ciudad. El hombre conocido como Comandante Cano ha sido señalado como uno de los principales responsables de la ola de violencia en el estado.

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Mexican Cartel Commander Arrested in Kidnapping Probe

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Tamaulipas — One of the key leaders with Los Zetas cartel has been arrested in this border state as part of an ongoing investigation into kidnappings and murders in this city. The man known as Comandante Cano has been singled out as one of the individuals primarily responsible for the ongoing wave of violence in the state.