A man alleged to be a senior member of a Tijuana-based drug cartel was extradited from Mexico to the United States on Friday to stand trial.
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 former leader of Mexico's Tijuana drug cartel was sentenced Monday in the United States to 25 years in prison and ordered to forfeit $100 million after pleading guilty to racketeering and conspiracy to launder money, officials said.
A former leader of Mexico's Tijuana drug cartel pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court in San Diego on Wednesday to charges of racketeering and conspiracy to launder money, according to court documents.
Mexico's military has seized more than $15.3 million in cash from a vehicle in the border city of Tijuana, authorities said Tuesday.
A nondescript white warehouse building in southern California hid a sophisticated drug smuggling tunnel that traffickers used to transport tons of marijuana from Mexico into the United States, authorities said.
Authorities have arrested a top lieutenant of the Arellano Felix cartel, the Mexican defense ministry announced Monday.
A 14-year-old American citizen has been found guilty in a Mexican court of torturing and beheading at least four people and kidnapping three others.
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.
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.
I'm opposed to gay marriage -- there I said it.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon says he confronted U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the shooting death of a Mexican by a U.S. Border Patrol agent.
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.
Jorge Hank Rhon, the former Tijuana mayor who was ordered released from prison Tuesday because of lack of evidence on illegal weapons allegations, was immediately detained by state authorities.
On the job for barely three months, the new police chief of Ciudad Juarez -- the globally recognized hotspot in Mexico's drug wars -- predicts bold changes in his new border home.
Former Tijuana Mayor Jorge Hank Rhon was detained Saturday on suspicion of illegal weapons possession, the Mexican Attorney General's Office said.
Fifteen police officers in Tijuana, Mexico, were suspended after they were seen in a video allegedly forcing a young female detainee to perform a topless lap dance in exchange for her release, the coordinator for the city's communications department told CNN Tuesday.
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 Mexican man accused of fatally shooting a U.S. Border Patrol agent in 2009 was arrested Monday, officials said.
A former police chief known for battling drug gangs in the Mexican border city of Tijuana has been named the new top cop in Ciudad Juarez, another city plagued by cartel violence.
A suspected leader of a Mexican drug cartel was arrested in Tijuana, Mexico, along with four other alleged cartel members, the Mexican military said.
A 14-year-old accused of ruthless killings on behalf of a Mexican drug cartel boss faced a battery of questions from reporters after authorities detained him. And he answered, point-blank, as camera flash bulbs flickered.
CNN's Nick Valencia tells us about a 14-year-old in Mexico accused of being a drug cartel hitman.
Anderson Cooper takes you inside an underground border tunnel where more then 20 tons of pot was recently seized.
The discovery of a "sophisticated" tunnel between a Mexican eat-in kitchen and two Southern California warehouses led authorities on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border to arrest at least nine suspects and seize between 20 and 30 tons of marijuana.
Mexican authorities confiscated 14 tons of marijuana inside two semi-tractor trailers parked in Sonora state, the government news agency announced Sunday.
U.S. authorities have discovered about 30 tons of marijuana that were part of a smuggling operation using a tunnel under the California-Mexico border, officials said Wednesday.
CNN's Casey Wian brings you inside a drug tunnel that helped transport marijuana between the U.S. and Mexico.
Mexican officials have identified 13 people killed Sunday night in a Tijuana drug rehabilitation center, the state-run news agency said Monday.
A Mexico drug bust considered the largest in years was 30 tons more than initially thought, the state news agency reported.
Mexican police say that the 105 tons of pot they seized from a convoy of suspicious vehicles was headed for the U.S.
Authorities in the Mexican border city of Tijuana have seized 105 tons of marijuana, the largest bust in years, the state news agency reported Monday.
Life isn't easy for stray animals on the mean streets of one of the world's busiest borders.
At least 16 migrants, including a woman, were being held for ransom by human smugglers in Tijuana, Mexico, according to a migrant who was freed, authorities said late Wednesday.
Two journalists kidnapped earlier this week by armed gunmen in Gomez Palacio, Mexico, were freed by their captors unharmed Saturday, according to the state-run news agency Notimex.
The U.S. State Department has renewed a travel warning for Mexico due to drug-related violence, particularly in the northern border areas.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon has announced the resignation of Interior Secretary Fernando Gomez Mont, who oversaw security efforts against drug cartels in Mexico.
A good smile can be a pricey proposition in the U.S., where barely half the population has dental insurance and routine procedures can run up four-figure bills. Want a porcelain crown for a damaged tooth? That'll cost $945, on average.
The U.S. State Department on Thursday extended a travel warning that had been issued for Mexico because of the region's high level of drug and gang violence.
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.
For this installment of the Vice Guide to Film series, VBS co-founder Shane Smith traveled to Texas, Tijuana and Mexico City to immerse himself in the seedy, fast-paced, and vastly prolific and amusing world of films inspired by -- and often funded by -- Mexico's ultraviolent drug cartels, a genre known as narco cinema.
Explore a seedy, low-budget film genre funded by Mexican drug cartels. Go to VBS.TV for more. Viewer discretion advised.
On Tijuana's Avenue de la Revolucion, street vendor and sidewalk philosopher Juan Ramon Rocha leaned on his coin and jewelry cart and waited.
The United States has renewed a travel alert to Mexico, citing increased violence in the country.
Teodoro "El Teo" Garcia Simental, one of Mexico's most wanted drug traffickers, was arrested Tuesday, Mexican and U.S. authorities said.
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.
Coordinated attacks in at least eight Mexican cities killed three federal police officers and two soldiers Saturday in what officials are calling an unprecedented onslaught by drug gangs.
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.
A cancerous tumor in 13-year-old Danny Hauser's chest has shrunk significantly since he was ordered by a court last month to resume chemotherapy treatment, a family spokesman said.
A top drug cartel suspect with a $1 million reward on his head has been captured by Mexican soldiers, federal authorities said.
A few weeks ago, when violence and kidnappings along the U.S.-Mexico border were all over the news, Todd Sotkiewicz took a group of high school students to Tijuana, Mexico.
CNN's Nick Valencia traveled to Mexico to get a first hand look at the drug violence in Tijuana.
President Obama and Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Adm. Michael Mullen on Saturday discussed how the U.S. military can assist Mexico in addressing growing violence from drug cartels, according to a military official.
Five drug-trafficking suspects were killed and seven federal police officers were wounded Tuesday in clashes in the Mexican border town of Reynosa, police said.
Clashes between Mexican federal police and presumed drug traffickers in the town of Reynosa leads to deaths.
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 year ago I was excited about Tangier in Morocco and wrote in my blog, "It's no longer the Tijuana of Africa." I didn't realize my comments would understandably touch a nerve with people who like Tijuana.
Mexican authorities have arrested a reputed senior member of a major Tijuana-based drug cartel after a shootout, U.S. authorities confirmed Sunday.
Four men were shot dead in front of a crowd at an amusement park, a toddler died after the car he was traveling in crashed during a gunbattle, and a businessman was killed after leading a protest against violence, officials said Thursday
Crime wave in Mexico sparks security equipment sales across the country. CNN's Harris Whitbeck reports.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon Tuesday sent Congress a security plan intended to cut the influence of narcotics traffickers.
Mexican police are testing a new weapon against widespread corruption in their ranks: home ownership
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.
Five South Koreans were kidnapped while driving in a Mexican border city, police and embassy officials said Tuesday
Two Mexican federal officers involved in the drug fight and one of their bodyguards were shot dead and two others were wounded Thursday as they ate lunch in a restaurant in the capital, federal officials said.
More Americans, tired of skyrocketing gas prices, are crossing the border to Mexico, where fueling up costs a great deal less.
A gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in San Diego retails for an average price of $4.61 a gallon. A few miles south, in Tijuana, it's about $2.54
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.
Once, drug gangs mostly fought each other, now they're joining forces to wage open warfare on the government
Four police officers were wounded Thursday in an hours-long police shootout at a suspected safe house for criminals in the Mexican border town of Tijuana, a state official said.
I love Morocco, but I've always called Tangier the Tijuana of Africa. That has changed. Tangier was a neglected hellhole for a generation. It was an international city -- favored by the West and, therefore, disdained by the last king of Morocco who made a point to divert national investment away from Morocco's fourth city.
I have taken my readers' advice. They're always suggesting interesting locales from which to report on the immigration issue. Like this: "Go back to Mexico!"
One of the world's most wanted drug lords was captured Wednesday aboard a recreational fishing boat off Mexico's Baja peninsula, federal law enforcement officials said.
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Two alleged leaders of one of the most notorious and violent Mexican drug cartels are in Mexican custody, U.S. law enforcement officials said Monday.
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