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Feds Accuse Former Texas Police Chief of Working with Mexican Cartel

McALLEN, Texas — Federal authorities arrested a former chief and current police sergeant for his role in allegedly helping Mexico’s Gulf Cartel move cocaine and marijuana through his jurisdiction. The Texas cop claimed that he needed money to pay for his upcoming bid for county constable after a failed attempt for the Hidalgo County Sheriff position.


Dozen Killed in Cartel War for Mexican Border City

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — At least 12 individuals have been killed this week in an ongoing cartel war for control of this city. In the most recent day of violence, authorities confirmed the death of five individuals in two separate attacks.

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Mexican Cartel Power Vacuum Spikes Terror in Border City

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Convoys of cartel gunmen roam the streets of this border city in a fierce war for control. While official government figures do not reflect the magnitude of the clashes; the ongoing violence has led to the streets being empty before nightfall as residents fear crossfire.

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Mexican Authorities Kill Gulf Cartel, Zetas Bosses in Key Strikes

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Mexican authorities beheaded two of the leading drug cartels in this state believed to be responsible for most of the violence in the region. Authorities killed the leader of the Gulf Cartel and the head of one of Los Zetas factions during the operations.

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Non-Stop Gun Battles Spark Fear, Uncertainty in Mexican Border City

The ongoing hunt for the leader of the Gulf Cartel in this border city has led to more than nine days of continuous gun battles. The clashes resulted in the deaths of at least 14 individuals –including most of the gunmen. Anecdotal accounts by residents place the death toll much higher.

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GRAPHIC: Cartel Kingpin Manhunt Triggers Infighting

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — The ongoing effort by Mexican authorities to capture the leader of the Gulf Cartel known as “El Toro” appears to have set off a series of infighting and disputes within his own criminal organization.

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Mexican Cartel Punishes Thieves with Highway Hanging

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Mexico’s Gulf Cartel has hung two men described as thieves and highway robbers next to a banner where the criminal organization claims to not be behind their crimes.

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Mexican Cartel Uses Fake Taxis To Escape Military in Border City

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — The leader of the Gulf Cartel in this region was able to escape a coordinated attempt by the Mexican military to capture him at a series of stash houses he used. The escape was made possible by the deployment of multiple fake taxi cabs.

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