Four men and one woman from the border city of Laredo, Texas have been sentenced to federal prison in connection with the kidnapping at gunpoint of a woman, and the attempted kidnapping of her daughter, under orders from the fearsome Los Zetas drug cartel.
The school district in the border community of Donna continues to make headlines when it comes to corruption. In the most recent turn of events, what appears to be a politically motivated vendetta has resulted in the school board police chief arresting the superintendent who fired him the previous year
What started off as a peaceful protest by the relatives of 43 education students who were kidnapped by police in Mexico and likely murdered by drug cartels turned into a violent confrontation. Protesters began throwing Molotov cocktails at law enforcement causing one police officer to catch on fire.
A criminal alien with four previous convictions has pleaded guilty to taking part in a kidnapping in the border city of McAllen, Texas under orders from his cartel bosses in Mexico.
An illegal alien from Honduras believed to have fled back home has been identified as the prime suspect in a robbery-turned-murder in Texas.
Just days after the U.S. Department of Treasury publicly outed a suspected Gulf Cartel money laundering and drug trafficking network active in both Mexico and Texas, Mexican authorities captured one of its main members.
A fierce gun battle between Gulf Cartel members and the Mexican military left five gunmen dead near the Texas border city of Rio Bravo. The shootout took place when a Mexican military convoy was conducting routine patrols near an intersection on the main highway connecting the city of Rio Bravo with the border city of Matamoros, information released by the Tamaulipas government revealed.
A man from Spring, Texas has been arrested by federal agents on charges of attempting to travel to the Middle East to join the terror group ISIS.
Six seconds is all it took for a EF-4 tornado to bring chaos to the Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna, destroying 750 homes, killing 13 individuals — including three children — and sending hundreds of victims to local hospitals. As Breitbart Texas reported, the tornado ripped an infant from a mother’s arms.
Breitbart Texas viajo a las ciudades fronterizas Mexicanas de Reynosa y Matamoros para reclutar a ciudadanos periodistas dispuestos a arriesgar sus vidas para exhibir a los carteles que amordazan a sus comunidades. Los escritores recibirían una muerte segura a manos del Cartel Del Golfo si no usaran un seudónimo. Breitbart’s Las Crónicas De Carteles serán publicadas tanto en inglés como en su contenido original de Español. Este artículo fue escrito por “JA Espinoza” de Matamoros.
Organized crime continues to intimidate the citizens of Matamoros with three separate grenade attacks in a matter of days.
MCALLEN, Texas — The Sinaloa Federation, or its increasingly independent Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion faction, appear to have been using this border city as a staging area to move heroin to northern cities in Ohio and New Jersey.
McALLEN, Texas — A little more than a week after making headlines for having taken a trip paid for by the Azerbaijani government, a Texas border congressman continues to take criticism from all sides claiming “he should have known better.”
A violent mob took justice into their own hands by torturing and setting fire to a 16-year-old girl allegedly tied to the robbery and murder of a taxi driver.
The U.S. government has unmasked one of the main drug traffickers and money launderers for the Gulf Cartel, a man who used his gasoline business in Mexico as a front for operations that reached deep into South Texas.
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Mexican authorities have dismantled a massive surveillance system used by the Gulf cartel in a city bordering Texas. The system was made up of surveillance cameras and spread throughout the city. The cameras were placed in as many as 52 different spots on top of light and telephone poles. They were used to send online video to organized crime members about the actions of the average citizen as well as the movements of state and federal authorities, information provided to Breitbart Texas from the Tamaulipas government revealed.
Mexican authorities have deployed scores of troops to a rural area between the Mexican States of Michoacán and Jalisco after a Friday morning firefight killed at least 42 gunmen and one police officer.
Mexican authorities formally charged two suspected members of the Gulf Cartel with kidnapping 47 people and holding them prisoner in two stash houses in the border city of Reynosa.
After reaching a plea agreement with prosecutors, the top enforcer for the powerful Sinaloa Cartel pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges for his role in protecting what is considered to be Mexico’s most powerful narcotics smuggling empire.
Mexican authorities have been working to dismantle a sophisticated clandestine radio network that was used as a communication system by the Gulf Cartel.
The son of the former top leader of the Gulf Cartel and founder of Los Zeta has been sent to prison for trying to smuggle a batch of ammunition into Mexico.
Long before the Bandidos motorcycle gang became an international headline for taking part in a fierce turf war at a Waco restaurant authorities had been able to link the outlaw motorcycle gang with the violent Mexican cartel known as Los Zetas.
MCALLEN, Texas—Federal agents arrested two suspected Gulf Cartel arms dealers who are accused of recruiting people with the ability to legally purchase weapons on their behalf so that they can have them shipped to Mexico.
The former police chief of Juarez is blaming the current police chief for the brutal assassination attempt he suffered earlier this month.
MCALLEN, Texas — A decorated war veteran known locally in this border city for his strong views about politics has become the target of harassment by a Political Action Committee (PAC) with ties to the Clinton’s.