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.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer in Laredo is facing federal charges that accuse him of collecting $40,000 in overtime that he did not work.
A legal immigrant from Mexico who was caught in 2013 at an international bridge on the Texas border smuggling child porn will spend more than seven years in prison after a federal judge handed down his sentence.
As the Mexican government continues to downplay cartel violence, a group of cartel gunmen stormed a federal police station in Mexico City in an effort to rescue the brother of a jailed capo. In that same day Mexican authorities found 11 bags filled with human remains in a nearby train station.
Three current and one former Texas congressmen are under an ethics investigation, along with six others, in connection with an all-expenses-paid luxury trip to the Caspian Sea, financed by an Azerbaijan state-run company.
A group of 15 heavily-armed masked gunmen kicked down the door of a Texas border home and opened fire without warning, in a home invasion that injured a 9-year-old boy and his 33-year-old mother.
Over the weekend, Border Patrol agents arrested 16 illegal immigrants stuffed inside a tractor trailer driven by a suspected Mara Salvatrucha gang member.
A teacher at an elementary school near Brownsville, Texas is one of four men behind bars on charges of luring a 16-year-old girl into a life of prostitution and drug dealing with social media.
U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a group of 73 illegal immigrants last week, as the migrants sought to evade detection by making their way through a Texas border ranch.
Texas border authorities continue to look into the recent theft of an unmarked Texas Department of Public Safety patrol car along with the weapons and equipment inside.
U.S. Border Patrol agents seized almost 1,000 pounds of marijuana after a fleeing drug smuggler drove his truck into the Rio Grande.
UPDATE: The suspected explosive device a Texas bomb squad responded to near the border has been determined to be “non-explosive,” according to Detective Rogelio Banda with the San Benito Police Department.
MCALLEN, Texas — The government watchdog group Judicial Watch has released some documents tied to an accidental incursion by the Mexican military into the Arizona border from June 2014.
MCALLEN, Texas — As cartel violence continues to take hold of Mexican border cities and various states throughout that country, the U.S. Department of State has once again issued a strongly worded travel warning. The travel warning points out that state and local law enforcement in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas is non-existent.
Two leading figures with Los Zetas are set to spend their life in prison for their role in smuggling thousands of pounds of marijuana into the U.S. and for sending weapons and ammunition into Mexico.
The daughter of a late Mexican kingpin from the hyper-violent Knights Templar drug cartel traveled to McAllen, Texas, to give birth to her first child.
Cartel gunmen killed a Mexican police officer and kidnapped the rest of his squad following a brazen ambush near the Texas border on Sunday. As information about the shootout was released to the media, it became clear officials from Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon were openly denying each other’s versions of the event.
Mexican authorities seized crystal meth, marijuana, rocket-propelled grenades, and several other weapons from a cartel stash house in the border city of Matamoros.