Drug cartels
A nighttime shooting attack on a hospital in northern Mexico has left four people dead including a doctor.
As many as a dozen bodies have been found scattered around the northern Mexico industrial hub of Monterrey and its suburbs.
Drug cartel turf battles have cut off towns in southern Mexico state of Chiapas, near the Guatemala border, Mexico’s president acknowledged Monday.
The kind of mass threats and extortion of lime growers in the western Mexico that sparked a civilian vigilante uprising ten years ago have returned, and growers say they can’t get their crops to market.
The Mexican army says drug cartels have increased their use of roadside bombs or improvised explosive devices this year.
Mexican investigators have found four burned and decapitated bodies that may be related to the horrifying case of five kidnapped youths, one of whom was filmed being forced to kill the others.
A gruesome video that may have recorded the last moments of five kidnapped young men has transported Mexico back to the darkest days of drug cartel brutality in the 2000s.
A Colombian man once seen as one of the world’s most dangerous drug lords has been sentenced to 45 years in prison in the U.S.
Prosecutors from Mexico City took the extreme and unusual step of getting marines to accompany them across state lines and arrest Uriel Carmona, the attorney general of the neighboring state of Morelos, and spirit him back to the capital.
Mexican marines found 110 pounds of dynamite hidden in a methamphetamine laboratory run by a drug cartel.
Mexico’s government statistics agency says it had to pay gangs to enter some towns to do census work last year.
A Georgia judge says rapper Quando Rondo can no longer drive and must undergo drug testing if he wants to stay out of jail while awaiting trial on gang and drug charges.
The most reliable count shows that homicides in Mexico declined for the first time in several years in 2022, but the number appears to have flatlined in the first half of 2023.
Authorities in Ecuador say the mayor of the country’s third largest city has been slain in a shooting that killed one other person and wounded four more, including two suspected attackers.
Prosecutors in Georgia want rapper Quando Rondo back in jail after he crashed a car while awaiting trial on gang and drug charges.
Volunteer searchers say they have found 27 corpses in clandestine graves in the border city of Reynosa, across from McAllen, Texas, and that many of them were hacked to pieces.
An accused hitman who federal authorities say was a top lieutenant for a Mexican drug cartel pleaded guilty in Fargo, North Dakota, on Thursday to federal charges.
A drug cartel set a coordinated series of roadway bomb blasts in western Mexico that killed four police officers and two civilians.
Mexican security officials have acknowledged that a large demonstration that blocked the main highway to the resort of Acapulco and abducted officials was organized by a drug gangs.
Mexican authorities say masked gunmen set fire to a public market in the central city of Toluca, killing nine people.
The drug cartel violence that citizen self-defense leader Hipolito Mora gave his life fighting against has flared anew just one day after he was buried.
One of the last leaders of Mexico’s anti-gang citizens’ movement has been buried alongside two of his faithful followers.
The leader of an armed civilian movement that once kicked a drug cartel out of the western Mexico state of Michoacan has been killed.
What appears to have been a booby trap or car bomb has exploded in a cartel-dominated Mexican city, wounding several officers of Mexico’s National Guard who approached the vehicle to inspect it.
Austrian authorities said Thursday they they have seized large amounts of drugs, cash and a vast arsenal of firearms in a raid on a far-right biker gang tied to organized crime.
Rapper Quando Rondo has bonded out of jail after he was indicted on drug and gang charges in his hometown of Savannah, Georgia.
The rapper Quando Rondo has been jailed after being indicted on drug and gang charges in his hometown of Savannah, Georgia.
A drug syndicate that tried to smuggle tons of methamphetamine from Canada to Australia and New Zealand by hiding it in shipments of maple syrup and canola oil has had its ruse busted, authorities say.
The mayor of the Mexican border city of Tijuana says she has decided to live at an army base for her own safety, after she received threats.
BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston high school dean serving a 26-year sentence in state prison for shooting a student he had recruited to deal drugs has received an additional 18 years or more on a federal gang-related charge.