Already packing 110 mph winds, a hurricane churning in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico is forecast to get even stronger -- though, as of now, it poses no direct threat to those onshore.
A massive power outage in September 2011 that left millions of people in California, Arizona and Mexico in the dark was the result of weakness in operational planning and situational awareness, according to an independent report.
A pair of strong earthquakes rocked Mexico's Gulf of California only minutes apart early Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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A power outage Thursday left more than 1.5 million people in the dark in parts of Southern California, Arizona and Mexico as authorities scrambled to figure out what happened and how to get the lights back on.
Mexican authorities have an American citizen in custody who they say is suspected of trafficking firearms and grenades to a major Mexican drug cartel.
Mexican soldiers have discovered a so-called "narco-tunnel" in Baja California that extends under the U.S. border, Mexican military officials said Friday.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck Tuesday in the Gulf of California, off the coast of the Baja California Peninsula in northwestern Mexico, officials said.
Hurricane Dora weakened to Category 1 strength as it continued to churn in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest coast of Mexico on Friday, the National Hurricane Center said.
Hidden between tomato stalks, the Mexican army found what officials describe as the largest marijuana plantation in the nation, a top military official announced Thursday.
The Mexican Army found what officials describe as the largest marijuana plantation in the nation.
Relatives of seven Americans missing since a tourist boat capsized off the coast of Mexico over the weekend remain hopeful that their loves ones will be rescued, a family spokesman said.
U.S. and Mexican authorities were scouring the seas Monday for at least five people -- and possibly as many as eight -- missing more than a day after a tourist boat carrying more than 40 people capsized off the east coast of Mexico's Baja California peninsula.
San Diego police and FBI officials are investigating the fatal shooting of a Mexican man by a U.S. Border Patrol agent during a rock-throwing altercation at the border fence, authorities said Wednesday.
American authorities say at least one American citizen has been reported missing in Mexico. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
The most dangerous city in Mexico wrapped up another bloody weekend with 39 killings between Friday and Monday, including the murders of three police officers, the Chihuahua state prosecutor's office in Ciudad Juarez said Tuesday.
A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico's Gulf of California on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Four Americans were killed in a small plane crash in northwestern Mexico, the president of the volunteer organization Flying Samaritans said Saturday.
A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck Tuesday morning in Baja California, Mexico, about 20 miles (33 km) south-southwest of the city of Guadalupe Victoria, the U.S. Geological Service reported.
Mexican federal authorities arrested 62 police officers in the state of Baja California Thursday suspected of ties to organized crime and drug trafficking, the state's attorney general said, according to the state-run Notimex news agency.
The U.S. government has charged 43 people with suspected ties to a leading Mexican drug cartel with participating in a federal racketeering conspiracy, the Justice Department said Friday.
Hurricane Celia strengthened to a Category 5 storm in open waters in the Pacific on Thursday, but it did not pose a threat to land, forecasters said.
A 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck Southern California on Tuesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The governor of the Mexican state of Baja California said Monday he is asking the federal government for a natural disaster declaration after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook the region.
Residents of California react to the earthquake that rattled the Pacific Coast of the United States and Mexico.
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck northwest Mexico's Baja California on Sunday, rattling Arizona and southern California, and leaving at least two dead and 100 injured in Mexico, authorities said.
The Pacific Coast of the United States and Mexico is rattled by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake.
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American tourists heading to Mexico's Baja California state in the future can expect more police protection from a new task force, according to Mexican authorities.
Jimena remained a tropical storm Thursday afternoon, but was losing its punch as it remained nearly stationary over Mexico's Baja California, the National Hurricane Center said.
CNN's Betty Nguyen reports from Constitucion, Mexico, where Hurricane Jimena tore through the town.
After making landfall on Mexico's Baja California peninsula, Category 1 Hurricane Jimena was weakening Wednesday night, forecasters said.
Hurricane Jimena weakened to a Category 3 storm Tuesday afternoon, but remained dangerous as it bore down on the Mexican peninsula of Baja California, with the resort town of Cabo San Lucas in its path.
A "dangerous" Hurricane Jimena bore down Tuesday on the Mexican peninsula of Baja California, with the resort town of Cabo San Lucas lying in its path. Meanwhile, a new tropical storm was forming in the Atlantic Ocean.
Mexico issued a hurricane warning for the southern Baja California peninsula Monday in preparation for Hurricane Jimena, a powerful Category 4 storm with winds near 155 mph (250 kph), the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
Packing winds of 140 mph, Hurricane Jimena was approaching Baja California on Sunday as a Category 4 storm, forecasters said.
Mexican authorities on Saturday arrested four men in connection with last week's shooting death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent in San Diego County, California, Mexico's state-run news agency Notimex reported.
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Friday morning in the Gulf of California, off the western coast of Mexico, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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A suspect in police custody calls himself a "stewmaker" for a Mexican drug lord, saying he disposed of about 300 bodies by dissolving them in acid.
A moderate earthquake was measured off the coast of Mexico's western Baja California peninsula early Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
CNN meteorologist Reynolds Wolf has an update on Hurricane Norbert and the weather around the U.S.
Hurricane Norbert weakened to a Category 3 storm early Thursday as it churned through the Pacific Ocean toward Mexico's Baja California peninsula.
Hurricane Norbert strengthened Wednesday to a Category 3 storm in the Pacific Ocean and was forecast to hit Mexico's Baja California peninsula by the weekend
A daylong riot at an overcrowded prison in the Mexican border city of Tijuana left 19 inmates dead and nearly 60 wounded, a government spokesman said.
CNN Meteorologist Jacqui Jeras tracks the paths and potential of Tropical Storms Hanna, Ike, and Josephine.
Tropical Storm Hernan turned into the fifth hurricane of the eastern North Pacific hurricane season Friday as its winds neared 75 mph, the National Hurricane Center said.
One part of Mexico -- Baja California -- has been cleared of suspicion in the outbreak of salmonella-tainted tomatoes, which U.S. officials said Monday now has sickened 277 people
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen has the latest on a multi-state salmonella food poisoning outbreak.
The bodies of four people, including at least one American, were found in the Mexican state of Baja California on Sunday, police said Monday, part of a wave of violence sweeping the country.
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Mexican police have arrested a man in connection with the death of a U.S. border patrol agent last week, according to a statement issued by authorities in Mexico.
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As the thatched roof on the airport suggests, a visit to Loreto entails a change in attitude as well as latitude. The sunny little fishing port on the Gulf of California retains the slow pace and small-town warmth that have all but vanished from a certain booming resort zone at the tip of the Baja California peninsula. Think of this as the anti-Cabo.
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Hurricane Henriette took aim at Mexico for the second time in two days, moving toward the port city of Guaymas with top sustained winds of 75 mph. Seven deaths were reported from the Pacific storm, which hit Baja California on Tuesday.
Henriette slams into Mexico
Hurricane Henriette weakened slightly Tuesday after it made landfall on the southern tip of Baja, a resort area popular with Hollywood stars and sports fishing enthusiasts.
Nicaragua emergency chief Ramon Arnesto Soza said Thursday the death toll in Nicaragua from Hurricane Felix has risen to more than 40.
Hurricane Henriette threatened Mexico's mainland Wednesday, while the weakening remnants of Hurricane Felix dumped heavy rain over Central America
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Hurricane John, packing winds near 115 mph (185 kph), approached Baja California, Mexico, Friday and was expected to arrive around 5 p.m. PT (8 p.m. ET), the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
Government officials ordered the evacuation of 15,000 people from low-lying areas on the Baja California peninsula Thursday as Hurricane John approached, the state governor's office said.
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