Mexican drug cartels continue to be the greatest criminal drug threat to the U.S., federal authorities stated in one of their latest reports. Federal agencies reported that drug cartels in Mexico continue to be the wholesale sources of drugs for street gangs that in turn push narcotics at the local level.
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Hundreds of Central American migrants rushed through the border gate between Guatemala and Mexico as another large-scale caravan begins its march to the U.S. border. At this point, Mexican authorities appear to be holding the new caravan back.
Newly released evidence revealed that cartel gunmen butchered several children including toddlers and buried their remains in a series of mass graves in the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz.
McALLEN, Texas -- Federal authorities rescued 15 illegal immigrants locked inside a cold storage trailer during a failed smuggling attempt.
Local authorities responded to reports of a shooting inside the Simon Mall in this border city on Saturday afternoon. Police later said no shots had been fired and the scare came from the sound of breaking jewelry cases during a failed robbery attempt.
A high-ranking operator was able to continue climbing the ladder of the Juarez Cartel and supposedly ran a human slaughterhouse while being a U.S. informant. The actions of the former Mexican cop turned U.S.
A 15-year-old Honduran male escaped from a shelter for migrant children in the border city of Brownsville, Texas. The migrant teen is believed to have crossed into Mexico in order to head back to his home country.
Six days after convicting one of two men responsible for murdering a U.S. Border Patrol agent who was fishing with his family in 2014, a jury found that the man should die by lethal injection.
McALLEN, Texas -- The new Homeland Security Secretary toured the Texas border and pointed out the need for more physical barriers, technology, agents, prosecutors, judges and undoing decades of failed policy.
A South Texas jury sentenced a former Catholic priest to life in prison for the murder of a local school teacher and former beauty queen in 1960 when he was assigned to a local church.
Authorities on both sides of the border are working to find a missing 13-year-old girl who is believed to have run away and made her way to the Texas border and eventually into Mexico.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- A Democrat city commissioner is in hot water after a series of recordings revealed him using racial slurs when talking about two African-American prosecutors.
Organized crime members are believed to be responsible for the murder in Mexico of a producer for the Netflix series, Narcos. The producer traveled to Mexico to search for shooting locations for the upcoming season.
As Texas deals with rising waters from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey, state officials are warning those in Houston to stay off the roads unless necessary. Several parts of the city are underwater and dangers continue to grow.
Mexico recorded the ninth murder of a journalist in a span of five months as cartel gunmen continue to silence investigative reporters.
A newly released video of a 2013 case shows the moment that a 16-year-old drug smuggler drinks liquid meth in front of authorities in an effort to fool them into thinking it was juice.
Colombian military forces seized an electrical submarine that was being outfitted to smuggle more than four tons of cocaine by drug lords in that country.
A federal judge sentenced one of the top Los Zetas cartel leaders to 30 years in a U.S. federal prison for his role in helping smuggle ton quantities of drugs and playing a role in the raging violence that continues to plague Mexico.
McALLEN, Texas -- Two Mexican cartel smugglers and their Texan-born leader were sentenced for their roles in the kidnapping of an 8-year-old girl who they threatened to sever her fingers if her parents did not pay a ransom.
Autoridades Mexicanas decomisaron múltiples paquetes de dinamita pertenecientes a miembros de una de las facciones de Los Zetas que operan en este estado fronterizo. Aparte de los explosivos, autoridades también encontraron chalecos blindados, y mas de una tonelada de marijuana escondidos en la Ciudad de Mante.