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GRAPHIC: Two Bystanders Killed in Mexican Border City Cartel Gun Battle

Two innocent victims died and a third was injured during a fierce gun battle in the border city of Nuevo Laredo. The deaths occurred when gunmen believed to be with a faction of Los Zetas attempted to ambush a squad of Mexican soldiers. The two innocent victims died when their vehicle became caught in the crossfire.

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ICE: Large Weapons Cache Seized En Route to Mexico

Federal law enforcement officials say a large weapons cache seized in the Texas border town of Laredo was likely heading to Mexico. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents and other law enforcement agencies teamed up to stop a large quantity of semi-automatic weapons, ammunition, and ballistic armor from being smuggled to Mexican drug cartels in Nuevo Laredo.

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Human Stash House Raided in Texas Border Town

Immigration agents teamed up with Border Patrol agents and Eagle Pass Police Department officer to remove 47 illegal immigrants from a stash house located near the Mexican border. The raid also resulted in the arrest of three U.S. citizens on charges of human smuggling.

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Cartel Mexicano Tenia Lanzacohetes, Dinamita y Granadas en Ciudad Fronteriza

Una serie de redadas por parte de las fuerzas militares mexicanas en el centro de la ciudad de Nuevo Laredo descubrió una fuerte cantidad de armas de uso militar incluyendo lanzacohetes, granadas, dinamita, ametralladoras, rifles y varios uniformes y chalecos clonados para parecer que eran de la infantería mexicana clonados.

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PHOTOS: Fugitive Cartel-Linked Mexican Governor Enjoyed Life of Luxury

A former governor of Tamaulipas, Mexico, is finally expected to appear in a U.S. federal court after spending close to five years on the run from U.S. federal authorities. The cartel-connected governor will face a U.S. federal judge for his initial hearing in connection with 11 charges including drug trafficking and money laundering.

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Mexican Military Helicopter Kills Mother and Children near Texas Border

Mexican officials confirmed that an infantryman in a Mexican Navy helicopter operating near the Texas border shot and killed three members of a family caught in the crossfire of a fierce cartel gun battle. A woman and two children died from their wounds while the man survived. The battle occurred in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, immediately across the U.S.-Mexico border from Laredo, Texas.

Border Patrol arrests illegal immigrants in Laredo Sector.

More Bangladesh Nationals Arrive at Texas Border

Border Patrol agents arrested eight Bangladesh nationals in the Laredo Sector during a two-day period last week. During the month of March, Laredo Sector agents arrested at least 24 after they illegally crossed from Mexico. The Laredo Sector leads the nation in arrests of Bangladeshis who enter the U.S. illegally in South Texas.

YUMA, AZ - MARCH 17: U.S. Customs and Border Protection border patrol agent Ben Vik apprehends a suspected illegal immigrant on the California side of the Colorado River on March 17, 2006 near Yuma, Arizona. As Congress begins a new battle over immigration policy, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) …

9 More Bangladesh Nationals Arrested After Illegal Border Crossings

Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector arrested nine more Bangladesh nationals this week in three separate incidents. The Laredo Sector leads the nation in the apprehension of Bangladesh nationals who are being smuggled through the Los Zetas cartel-controlled territory into the U.S.

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Newborn Exposure to Drugs Triples in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – The number of newborn babies who have been exposed to drugs and alcohol in Louisiana has tripled since 2008, mostly due to the massive rise and popularity of heroin being trafficked into the state through the U.S. southern border.

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Los Zetas Cartel Hitman Convicted in U.S. Court

A U.S. federal jury in San Antonio, Texas, convicted a high ranking sicario for the Los Zetas drug cartel. The man was convicted of conspiracy to commit murders and other acts of violence in northern Mexico as part of the cartel’s drug distribution operation.

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Houston Cop Gets 30 Years for Helping Mexican Los Zetas Cartel

A Houston police officer received a 30-year prison sentence from a federal judge for helping members of the Los Zetas drug cartel obtain guns and body armor. He also supplied sensitive information about operations to the cartel and assisted them in smuggling cocaine.