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14 Killed In Clashes Between Mexico Police, Gunmen

AP | Posted 04.11.2013 | World

MORELIA, Mexico -- At least 14 people died Wednesday in a series of clashes between gunmen and federal police in Michoacan state, a western area that ...

Prison Gunfight Erupts

AP | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- State officials say three prisoners have been killed and six wounded in a gunfight at a prison in the violent northern Mexico border st...

Gunmen Execute 8 Taxi Drivers

AP | Posted 06.11.2012 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico -- Gunmen killed eight cab drivers Tuesday in two attacks in the city of Monterrey in northern Mexico, officials said. Three people ...

HORROR: 4 Youth Hacked To Pieces

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.09.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY — The slayings of four youths whose bodies were cut to pieces and left in plastic bags has horrified the central Mexico city of Cuer...

Drug Cartels Compete In Mexico

AP | By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 12.07.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Masked gunmen dump the bodies of 35 slaying victims during rush hour as terrified motorists watch and tweet friends to avoid the avenue...

Suspected Mexican Gang Leader Confesses Having Hand In Over 600 Murders

Posted 10.12.2011 | World

TOLUCA, Mexico (AP) -- Mexican police arrested the suspected leader of a brutal drug gang called "The Hand with Eyes" and he has confessed to helping ...

17 Killed In Mexico Prison Fight

AP | Posted 09.25.2011 | World

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- At least 17 inmates were killed in a prison fight in the border city of Ciudad Juarez, authorities said Tuesday. A deadly cl...

21 Killed In Massive Mexican Gang Shootout Near US Border

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) HERMOSILLO, Mexico - A massive gun battle between rival drug and migrant trafficking gangs near the U.S. border Thursday left 21 people dead and ...

Gang Raid Freed 13 Mexican Prisoners

AP | JORGE VARGAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico — Thirteen inmates escaped when armed men stormed a prison in the northern Mexican border city of Reynosa, an official with...

Mexico Prison Fight Leaves 20 Inmates Dead

AP | MARINA MONTEMAYOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — A fight between gangs at a state prison in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez left at least 20 prisoners dead and ...