Ex-Cartel Figure Sentenced To 20 Years In PrisonFederal authorities say a former top lieutenant for the Gulf drug cartel has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for organizing large shipments of cocaine and marijuana into the U.S.
Mexico: Drug Boss Beltran Leyva CapturedThe purported head of the Beltran Levya drug gang was captured in a seafood restaurant in San Miguel de Allende, a city in the central state of Guanajuato.
Mexico Arrests Drug Cartel Leader While He Was Watching World CupHead of the once-mighty Tijuana-based Arellano Felix drug cartel was arrested while watching Mexico's soccer team play in the World Cup, say Mexican authorities.
Drug Cartel Leader Captured Near Texas BorderMexican authorities say they have captured a regional leader of a drug cartel who controlled illegal trafficking of drugs, guns and money in a frontier region bordering Texas.
Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo' Unlikely To Be Extradited To US Anytime SoonMexican authorities have set in motion a legal process that makes it unlikely drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will soon face U.S. cases also pending against him.
6 Sentenced In South Texas For Smuggling Firearms Federal prosecutors in South Texas say six people have been sentenced to prison for trafficking in firearms that were smuggled to the Zetas drug cartel in Mexico.
Report: Head Of Zetas Cartel Captured According to reports, a U.S. federal official stated that Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, head of the brutal Zetas drug cartel, had been captured in northern Mexico Monday.
13-Year-Old Mexican Drug Cartel Hitman Found Dead, TorturedA 13-year-old Mexican drug cartel hitman was found dead along with five other people.
Mexican Beauty Queen Killed In Shootout Between Drug Cartel, SoldiersA 20-year-old state beauty queen died in a gun battle between soldiers and the alleged gang of drug traffickers she was traveling with in a scene befitting the hit movie "Miss Bala," or "Miss Bullet," about Mexico's not uncommon ties between narcos and beautiful pageant contestants.
Lawyer Charged With Laundering $600M In Drug Cartel MoneyA West Texas lawyer is expected to enter a no guilty plea at a detention hearing for charges that he laundered more than $600 million in drug profits for a Mexican drug cartel.
Mexican Officials: Body Of Top Zetas Leader Stolen In Raid On Funeral HomeTop Zetas drug cartel leader Heriberto Lazcano has apparently been killed in a firefight with marines in the northern border state of Coahuila, the Mexican navy said late Monday.
17 Mutilated Bodies Found In Central Mexico Mexican officials say the dismembered bodies of 17 slain men have been found on a farm in central Mexico, in an area disputed by violent drug cartels.