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No Trace of Mexican Border State Mayor Missing for a Week

PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Coahuila – Authorities in this border state are searching for the mayor of a small rural town who has been missing for a week. The town is not far from the main highways that connect the region to international ports of entry and other Mexican states.

Rearrest of Chelelo

EXCLUSIVA: Juez Mexicano Intenta Liberar a Capo Antes Que USA lo Extraditara

Un juez estatal mexicano en Yucatán ordenó la liberación de un mando criminal recientemente capturado, que es buscado en Estados Unidos en relación con una amplia acusación criminal contra líderes de Los Zetas y Cartel del Golfo. La medida fracasó debido a que autoridades federales mexicanas ya habían recibido la notificación de que se estaba realizando una solicitud de extradición y lo volvieron a arrestar.

Rearrest of Chelelo

EXCLUSIVE: Mexican Judge Tried to Free Cartel Boss Before U.S. Could Get Him

A Mexican state judge in Yucatan ordered the release of a recently captured cartel leader who is wanted in the U.S. He is wanted in the U.S. in connection to a large criminal indictment targeting the leadership of Los Zetas and the Gulf Cartel. Mexican federal authorities received notice that an extradition request was in the works and rearrested him under federal law.

Coahuila Kidnapping

Militar Estadounidense y 2 Mas Secuestrados en Ciudad Fronteriza de Coahuila

PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Coahuila – Un equipo de sicarios secuestró a un veterano del ejército estadounidense, su hermana y su novio en esta ciudad fronteriza. Las autoridades estatales recuperaron el cuerpo de una víctima y rescataron a las otras dos. El veterano militar y su hermana fueron trasladados a un hospital de Texas donde él se encuentra en condición grave.

Coahuila Kidnapping

U.S. Army Veteran, Two Others Kidnapped in Mexican Border City

A team of cartel gunmen kidnapped a U.S. Army veteran, his sister, and her boyfriend in the Mexican border city of Piedras Negras. Coahuila state authorities recovered the body of one victim and rescued the two others. Officials transported the U.S. veteran and his sister to a Texas hospital where he is listed in serious condition.

Reynosa College Manhunt

WATCH: Cartel Gunmen Set Off Manhunt Inside Mexican Border City College

A team of Gulf Cartel gunmen fleeing from state police set off a manhunt inside a college campus in Reynosa, Tamaulipas. While authorities reported no injuries, the school campus went into a full lockdown as cartel gunmen moved about the hallways in order to escape from authorities.

Reynosa College Manhunt

VIDEO: Sicarios Desatan Cacería Dentro de Universidad Fronteriza

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Un grupo de sicarios del Cártel del Golfo que estaba huyendo de la policía estatal desató una situación tensa dentro de un campus universitario en esta ciudad fronteriza. Si bien no se reportaron heridos, se esparció el pánico dentro de la escuela cuando los sicarios comenzaron a correr por los pasillos en un intento de escapar de las autoridades.

Mexican Federal Police

Mexican Authorities Arrest ‘Los Aztecas’ Gang Leader in Border State

Mexican Federal Police with assistance from the Mexican Navy (SEMAR) and Army (SEDENA) captured René Gerardo Santana Garza, “El 300,” one of the leaders of Los Aztecas. The gang is believed to be responsible for much of the recent cartel bloodshed in the border city of Ciudad Juarez.

A man lies dead on the street after being shot by city police in Tijuana, Mexico. (AP File Photo/Guillermo Arias)

Tijuana Tops 2,000 Murders in 2018

The Mexican border city of Tijuana topped 2,000 homicides during the first ten months of 2018, as a cartel war rages. Multiple cartel hits add to historic figures with multiple murders registered daily.

Reynosa blockade

Sicarios del CDG Queman Coches y Ponen Bloqueos en Balacera Fronteriza

Sicarios del Cártel del Golfo incendiaron numerosos vehículos, lanzaron ponchallantas y colocaron varios narco-bloqueos a lo largo de las principales calles en esta ciudad fronteriza durante un reciente enfrentamiento con la policía. Las balaceras que duraron varias horas son las mas recientes de una serie de enfrentamientos que han sacudido la región.

Reynosa blockade

Cartel Gunmen Set Fiery Blockades in Mexican Border City

Gulf Cartel gunmen set fire to numerous vehicles, threw road spikes, and placed several blockades throughout the streets of the Mexican border city of Reynosa. The hours-long gun battles with law enforcement are the latest in an ongoing series of clashes that have rocked the region. 

Reynosa Shootout

VIDEO: Civiles Graban Sonido de Balaceras en Ciudad Fronteriza

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas – Los enfrentamientos violentos entre sicarios del Cártel del Golfo y oficiales de la policía estatal continúan siendo un evento regular en esta ciudad fronteriza. Los periodistas ciudadanos siguen siendo los únicos que documentan las condiciones en que los residentes locales se ven obligados a vivir, donde el sonido de los disparos automáticos se ha convertido en algo común.

Reynosa Shootout

WATCH: Residents Record Sound of Mexican Border City Cartel Gun Battle

Violent clashes between Gulf Cartel Gunmen and state police officers continue to be a regular event in the Mexican border city of Reynosa. Citizen journalists continue to be the only ones documenting the conditions that local residents are forced to live in, where the sound of automatic gunfire has become commonplace.

Cartel Ambush

Sicarios del CDG Emboscan a Policías Estatales en Carretera de Tamaulipas

Un grupo de sicarios del Cártel del Golfo llevo a cabo una emboscada contra oficiales de la policía del estado de Tamaulipas que patrullaban las carreteras. Un oficial de policía resultó herido, y no está claro si algún pistolero del cártel resultó herido o muerto en el ataque.

Cartel Ambush

Cartel Gunmen Ambush State Cops Along Mexican Border Highway

Gunmen with Mexico’s Gulf Cartel carried out a brazen ambush against Tamaulipas State Police officers who were patrolling the highways. Gunmen injured one officer while it remains unclear if any cartel gunmen were injured or killed in the attack.

Nuevo Leon Zeta Cops

GRAFICO: Sicarios del CDG Ejecutan y Tiran Cuerpo de Mujer en Nuevo Leon

MONTERREY, Nuevo León – Los sicarios del Cartel del Golfo rastrearon y asesinaron a una mujer que se cree fue uno de los ex-miembros que se había huido y refugiado en este estado fronterizo. Los ejecutores del cártel dejaron el cuerpo de la mujer en un camino de trerraceria y usaron un cuchillo para apuñalar en su espalda una cartulina con varias amenazas.

Nuevo Leon Zeta Cops

GRAPHIC: Gulf Cartel Gunmen Kill, Dump Woman in Mexican Border State

Gulf Cartel hitmen tracked down and murdered a woman who is believed to be one of their former members who had gone into hiding in the Mexican border state of Nuevo León. The cartel gunmen left the woman’s body on a dirt road and used a knife to stab a posterboard riddled with numerous threats.

Sonora state police man a roadblock days after a gunbattle between police and a drug cartel assault force that overran a town last May 16 near the Arizona border that left 23 dead, including five police officers in the town of Cananea, Mexico, Friday May 18, 2007. The nation's top …

GRAPHIC: Five Killed in Cartel Violence in Mexican Border State

Cartel violence in the Mexican border state of Sonora continues with five homicides registered yesterday in Hermosillo and Ciudad Obregón. The double homicide which occurred yesterday in Ciudad Obregón was the 31st of the month. Law enforcement authorities fear more cartel violence will continue in the border state that for the most part has not seen the levels of violence experienced in other regions of the country.

Ciudad Victoria Murder

GRAPHIC: Cartel Gunmen Carry Out Early Morning Hits in Mexican Border State

Cartel gunmen escalated the number of executions in the capital city of the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas. Cartel hitmen began a new tactic where they are now raiding homes early in the morning. The raids are designed to surprise their sleeping victims and kill them at point-blank range.