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With El Chapo’s escape, experts fear more bloodshed along Texas-Mexico border

The Dallas Morning News

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sent a blunt message to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, warning the man known as “Shorty” and other drug cartel members, not to mess with Texas. 85 more words


Mexican police, troops capture Zetas cartel leader known as 'Z-42'

WATCH: City officials thanked intelligence agencies in helping capture Morales.

MEXICO CITY – Mexican police and soldiers on Wednesday captured Omar Trevino Morales, widely considered to be the most important leader of the Zetas drug cartel that once carved a path of brutal bloodshed along the country’s northern border with the U.S. 780 more words


Mexico's Feared Narcos: A Brief History of the Zetas Drug Cartel

Mexican marines arrested the boss of the country’s cruelest drug cartel early Monday, a triumph for the Mexican government even as the bloody drug war shows few signs of slowing. 766 more words

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Suspected Member Of Mexican Drug Cartel Charged In Girlfriend's Murder, 3 Others

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A reported member of the Mexican drug cartel allegedly involved in four murders appeared in a Downtown L.A. courtroom Monday, smiling throughout the proceedings. 155 more words


30 Arrested In Texas In Sweep Of Notorious Gang

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Federal agents arrested 30 alleged members and associates of a prison gang Thursday on charges that they worked with Mexican organized crime to bring drugs into the U.S. 306 more words


Both Sides Rest In Texas Drug, Horse Racing Trial

AUSTIN (AP) — Jurors in the trial of five men charged with using a horse racing and breeding operation to launder drug money for a Mexican cartel will return to court on Wednesday to hear closing arguments. 424 more words


Mexico Gang Launches Car Bomb Near US Border

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Suspected drug cartel gunmen opened fire on a hotel being used as a police barracks then attacked it with a car bomb Thursday, wounding eight officers less than 4 miles (6.5 kilometers) from the U.S. 403 more words