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Tag Results for "Violence In Mexico"

Early Morning Shooting at Mexican Bar Kills 4

Four people were killed in a shooting Wednesday at a bar in Nezahualcoyotl, a city in central Mexico, media reports said. Several gunmen drove up to the Mi Oficina bar in the city's La Perla district in the early morning hours, went inside and opened fire. continue reading »

Authorities Arrest 9 Kidnappers, Rescue 2 Captives in Mexico

Police arrested nine suspected kidnappers and rescued two captives in Guadalajara, the capital of the western Mexican state of Jalisco, officials said. continue reading »

Homicide Rate Falls 4 Percent in Mexico

A total of 26,037 homicides were registered in Mexico in 2012, down 4.31 percent from the previous year, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said. continue reading »

Gunmen Opened Fire on Self-Defense Group Killing 5, Wounding 8 in Mexico

At least five people were killed and eight others wounded when gunmen opened fire on about 200 members of a self-defense group protesting police corruption in Los Reyes, a city in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, prosecutors said. continue reading »

Los Zetas Boss Moved to Maximum-Security Prison in Mexico

The leader of the Los Zetas drug cartel has been transferred to a maximum-security prison in the central state of Mexico and placed at the disposition of a judge, the federal attorney general's office told Efe. continue reading »

4 Young Adults Tortured, Killed in Western Mexico

Organized crime is suspected in the torture and murder of four people in the western Mexican town of Buenavista Tomatlan, a source in the Michoacan state Attorney General's Office told Efe Friday. continue reading »

Authorities Detain Drug Kingpin in Mexico

One of the leaders of the Jalisco Nueva Generacion drug cartel is in custody, Mexican Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam told reporters at the swearing-in of the AG office's new delegate in the western state of Jalisco. continue reading »

Knights Templar Gunmen Kill 3 Mexican Police

Mexico's Federal Police said three of its officers were killed and five others wounded in an attack by drug-cartel gunmen in the southern state of Guerrero. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Find 5 Bodies in Burning SUV

The burned bodies of five men were found Thursday inside a vehicle abandoned on a highway in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, state officials said. continue reading »

Health Secretariat Employee Stabs 6 Co-Workers in Mexico City

A Health Secretariat employee stabbed six co-workers in a workplace fight, the Mexico City police department said. The incident occurred Wednesday on the fourth floor of the secretariat's building on Mexico City's Paseo de la Reforma. continue reading »

Mexican Security Forces, Gunmen Clash Leaving 13 Dead

Thirteen suspects died in a battle between gunmen and Mexican security forces, the attorney general of the central state of Zacatecas said. "In fact, there were 13 killed by the army in the community of BaƱuelos, Sombrerete (municipality), Arturo Nahle said on Twitter. continue reading »

Mexican Army Kills 3 During Shootout

At least three suspected gunmen died in a shootout with army troops in Monclova, a city in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, officials said. continue reading »

7 Young Males Killed in Southern Mexico

Seven males ranging in age from 12 to 24 were fatally shot in the southern Mexican town of Coyuca de Benitez, the Guerrero state Attorney General's Office said. continue reading »

Former President of Mexican University Gunned Down

The former president of Mexico's Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla, or BUAP, was gunned down, the Puebla state Attorney General's Office said Wednesday. continue reading »

Leftist Mayoral Candidate Gunned Down in Mexico

A leftist candidate for the mayoralty of San Dimas, a city in the northern Mexican state of Durango, was murdered, prosecutors told Efe Tuesday. continue reading »

Bodies of Kidnapped Teenagers Discovered in Western Mexico

The attorney general of the western Mexican state of Jalisco, Luis Carlos Najera, announced Tuesday that the bodies of two teenagers who had been kidnapped on June 21 at a mall near Guadalajara, the state capital, had been found. continue reading »

Catholic Indians Beat, Torture Evangelical Indians in Mexico

Catholic Indians in a community in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas took 33 evangelical Indians captive for 14 hours earlier this week and beat, tortured and threatened to burn them alive before finally agreeing to release the group, officials said. continue reading »

Vigilantes Take Mexico’s Safety Into Their Own Hands

A vigilante group in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero on Friday blocked the highway between the Mexican port of Acapulco and Zihuatanejo to demand that the federal government enact measures to restore safety to the region. continue reading »

Judge Gunned Down in Office in Northern Mexico

A Mexican judge in the northern state of Chihuahua was shot dead in his office by unknown assailants, authorities said. continue reading »

5 Men Killed in Mexico, Police Suspect Organized Crime

Five people were fatally shot in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, the regional Attorney General's Office said Friday. The killings took place Thursday night on Highway 90 in the municipality of San Pedro Totolapan. continue reading »