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Miguel Treviño Morales is a capo of the Mexican criminal paramilitary group known as "Los Zetas Cartel."

Mexico's US-aided security forces have tacked another crime lord's pelt to the wall with the capture of brutal Zetas cartel boss Miguel Angel Treviño, but the ruthless gangsters he commanded remain active and perhaps as dangerous as ever. Read more»

A newspaper in Nuevo Laredo announced Wednesday it would no longer cover “violent disputes” after a second grenade attack against its office in as many months. Other newspapers in northern Mexico have stopped publishing stories about the drug war to protect their journalists against threats. Read more»

Fourteen dismembered bodies were found in a truck parked outside city hall in the Mexican town of Ciudad Mante. Read more»

Mexican tweeters and bloggers were shaken anew Wednesday when a decapitated body appeared by a statue next to a message that the victim was killed because of what he wrote on the Internet. Read more»

The bridge over the  Rio Grande, leading to Nuevo Laredo.

The bodies of a man and woman were found hanging from a bridge in Nuevo Laredo, a border town in Mexico. Signs by the bodies said that the two had denounced a cartel on Twitter. Read more»

Weeks after taking office in January, the mayor of the Mexican city of Nuevo Laredo sought advice from the sheriff of Webb County, just across the Texas border, asking what assistance he and his colleagues could provide. Read more»

File photo of Mexican soldiers.

The police chief in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo was killed late Wednesday, less than five weeks after taking office. Read more»

The inmates who escaped from a Nuevo Laredo prison this week are likely part of a plan to bolster the ranks of the Zetas cartel, Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar said. Read more»

At least 140 prisoners escaped from a Nuevo Laredo prison Friday, though that number is believed to be a conservative estimate. Mexican media outlet El Universal reported that the number of escapees could exceed 190. Read more»

Mexico's regional newspapers are failing to report many of the murders, attacks on police and other violence linked to the nation's war against drug cartels, a new analysis shows. Read more»