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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.

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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.

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Cartel Kidnaps 3 Off Tourist Bus at Texas-Mexico Border

PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Coahuila — At least three passengers were taken off a bus at gunpoint by members of the Los Zetas cartel in this border city’s downtown area. The occurred in front of Mexican law enforcement buildings. The passengers have not been found.


Border Families Suffer in Silence for Kidnapped Kin

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — More than two years after their kidnapping, Mexican authorities have placed billboards offering a cash reward for any information that could lead to missing individuals.

Matamoros Billboard

Mexican Doctors Targeted for Kidnapping by Cartels

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — Doctors have been forced to change their routines and follow various security protocols after cartel members have begun targeting them for kidnapping.

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GRAPHIC: 6 Dead in Intense Mexican Border State Gun Battle

A raid on a cartel stash house led to a fierce gun battle where three gunmen were killed. Authorities found the bodies of three recently executed victims inside the house. Cartel kidnappings and gun battles continue to take place on a regular basis in this border state.

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GRAPHIC: Texas Trucker Found Murdered near Mexican Border City

A commercial truck driver from the border city of Eagle Pass was murdered in this border city setting off an investigation that continues to puzzle local authorities. The truck driver has beed reported missing in Texas days prior to the discovery of his body in Mexico.

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VIDEO: Gulf Cartel Forces Kidnappers to Confess, Kills Them

Seeking to distance themselves from the wave of kidnappings that has tormented this city, heavily armed cartel assassins claiming to be part of the Gulf Cartel questioned a cell of alleged kidnappers about their activities and then shot them while their cameras were rolling.

Gulf Cartel Execution