Mexican military kills 19, suffers no casualties

Mexican authorities say 19 suspects died in three nearly simultaneous confrontations just across the border from Texas.

Mexico police, military kill 19 suspected criminals

Security forces killed 19 people described as suspected drug criminals in three separate clashes in Mexico`s troubled Tamaulipas state, one of the regions hardest hit by violence, officials said Wednesday.

Mexico probes suspected kidnaping, murder of activist

Mexican authorities are investigating the suspected kidnaping and murder of an organised crime watchdog activist who ran a Website that alerted inhabitants of the state of Tamaulipas of public safety risks.

Seven killed in Mexico shootouts

Seven people were killed in two separate shootouts between Mexican marines and gunmen in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, authorities said.

Nine bodies found hanging from bridge in Mexico

The bodies of nine men were found hanging from a bridge Friday in Nuevo Laredo, officials said.

Police detain 20 in deadly Mexico prison riot

No prison officials had been dismissed so far over the fight in which one cell block invaded another.

Prison fight in northern Mexico kills 31 inmates

Clashes between prisoners wielding knives and homemade weapons were controlled several hours later in Altamira, Tamaulipas.

Mexico charges 73 in Tamaulipas mass grave deaths

Mass graves are a common method used by Mexican drug cartels to bury victims.