Brooklyn may be top pick to try Mexico's 'El Chapo' after extradition

Jun 13, 2016

Brooklyn may be top pick to try Mexico's 'El Chapo' after extradition

In the nationwide sweepstakes among federal jurisdictions to put Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on trial, the place currently leading the pack is far from the border: Brooklyn. Justice Department officials in Washington still aren’t commenting on the closely ...

Mexico defeats Jamica to reach Copa America quarterfinals

Jun 10, 2016

Mexico defeats Jamica to reach Copa America quarterfinals

When Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez headed home an early goal for Mexico, he set off a seismic celebration at a Rose Bowl packed to bursting with green-clad fans. He also sent Copa America’s other home team rolling toward the next round. Chicharito scored on a ...

Jun 9, 2016

Zetas drug cartel carried out serial executions in Mexican prison

Mexico’s notorious Zetas drug cartel brought victims into a prison it controlled to kill them before dumping their incinerated remains in a river between 2009-2012, authorities said. The prosecutor’s office in the northern state of Coahuila issued arrest warrants for five suspects in connection ...

Jun 4, 2016

Fetus, two children among 117 bodies in Mexico mass grave

A fetus, a 2-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl were among 117 human remains recovered from a mass grave made by Mexican authorities in 2014, officials said Friday. It took 12 days for forensic experts to dig the pit in the central state of ...

Mexican soccer star Pulido rescued after kidnapping

May 30, 2016

Mexican soccer star Pulido rescued after kidnapping

Mexican police have rescued kidnapped soccer player Alan Pulido, who appeared with a bandaged hand at a brief press conference Monday to declare that he was fine. Police and other officials said Pulido, a 25-year-old forward with Greek soccer club Olympiakos, was freed in ...

Mexico prosecutor confirms soccer star Alan Pulido was kidnapped

May 30, 2016

Mexico prosecutor confirms soccer star Alan Pulido was kidnapped

Federal and state forces mounted an operation Sunday to find kidnapped Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido, who was abducted in the crime-plagued northern border state of Tamaulipas. The 25-year-old Pulido is a forward for Olympiacos of Greece and was part of Mexico’s 2014 World ...