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Mexican-American Singer Jenni Rivera Feared Dead in Plane Crash

Mexican-American Singer Jenni Rivera Feared Dead in Plane Crash

Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Multiple reports, including one from Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, Mexico’s secretary of communications and transports, confirmed on Sunday that the remains of the private jet carrying popular Mexican-American singer Je…

Private jet Carrying Regional Mexican Superstar Jenni Rivera Disappears

Private jet Carrying Regional Mexican Superstar Jenni Rivera Disappears

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Mexican officials have confirmed the disappearance of a private jet carrying regional Mexican music superstar Jenni Rivera that took off from the northern Mexican city of Monterrey at 3:15 a.m. local time on Sunday a…

Father of Girl Missing from Cancer Ward Denies Role in Her Disappearance

Father of Girl Missing from Cancer Ward Denies Role in Her Disappearance

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) — The U.S. Border Patrol located the father of an 11-year-old girl whose mother had removed her from Phoenix Children’s Hospital with a catheter still in her heart, but he has denied playing any role in taking the cance…

Peña Nieto Makes Big Promises to Mexico

Peña Nieto Makes Big Promises to Mexico

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mexico’s new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, started his first day in office by making some big promises, mentioning that his goal is to “set the grounds” for Mexico to become a developed country. Surroun…

Amidst Violent Protests Enrique Peña Nieto Sworn in as President of Mexico

Amidst Violent Protests Enrique Peña Nieto Sworn in as President of Mexico

Pedro PARDO/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A chaotic protest of thousands of people unfurled outside Mexico’s Congress on Saturday as Enrique Peña Nieto took the oath of office to become the new president of Mexico. Peña Nieto takes over l…

Mexico’s New President Faces Big Challenges

Mexico’s New President Faces Big Challenges

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(MEXICO CITY) — When Enrique Peña Nieto was sworn in as Mexico’s president on Saturday, he agreed to lead a country of 115 million people that ranks as the world’s thirteenth largest economy and has become one of the top ten…

Obama, Mexican President-Elect Pledge Close Ties in Meeting

Obama, Mexican President-Elect Pledge Close Ties in Meeting

Ron Sachs/Pool via Bloomberg(WASHINGTON) — President Obama welcomed Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto into the Oval Office Tuesday afternoon, pledging close cooperation on issues like trade and immigration reform.Obama noted the contri…

Bad Company: Mexican Beauty Queen Killed During Drug Fight

Bad Company: Mexican Beauty Queen Killed During Drug Fight

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SINALOA, Mexico) — A violent, hours-long car chase and gunfight between the Sinaloa drug cartel and Mexican soldiers over the weekend claimed the life of a young Mexican beauty queen who police said was riding with the drug runn…

Trucker Who Made Wrong Turn Freed From Mexican Prison

Trucker Who Made Wrong Turn Freed From Mexican Prison

ABC News(EL PASO, Texas) — A Dallas truck driver is enjoying his first weekend of freedom in seven months after what his employer said was an “honest mistake” landed him in a Mexican prison.Jabin Bogan was transporting a load of ammunition…

New Zetas Cartel Leader Violent ‘to the Point of Sadism’

New Zetas Cartel Leader Violent ‘to the Point of Sadism’

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The new head of the Zetas drug cartel is a former Dallas resident who is labeled as a traitor by many of his own cartel soldiers and mocked as an ex-”car washer” by his enemies.  But he has risen to power thanks t…

Suspect in Youth Soccer Coach’s Murder Flees to Mexico

Suspect in Youth Soccer Coach’s Murder Flees to Mexico

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A man suspected of murdering and mutilating a New York youth soccer coach has fled the country, according to police.Michael Jones, 25, was stabbed numerous times in the chest, ear and neck in an attack that left blood on the sidew…

Narcoboss ‘Commander Squirrel’ Linked to American’s Mystery Death on Falcon Lake

Narcoboss ‘Commander Squirrel’ Linked to American’s Mystery Death on Falcon Lake

ABC News / Google Earth(NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico) — Mexican authorities have arrested an alleged drug cartel leader known as Commander Squirrel who they say is linked to the 2010 murder of American jet skier David Hartley on a border lake, as well as to m…

Narcoboss ‘Commander Squirrel’ Linked to American’s Mystery Death on Falcon Lake

Narcoboss ‘Commander Squirrel’ Linked to American’s Mystery Death on Falcon Lake

ABC News / Google Earth(NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico) — Mexican authorities have arrested an alleged drug cartel leader known as Commander Squirrel who they say is linked to the 2010 murder of American jet skier David Hartley on a border lake, as well as to m…

Yellowfin Tuna May Set Record for Heaviest Ever Caught

Yellowfin Tuna May Set Record for Heaviest Ever Caught

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A California man got a lot more than he bargained for when he caught a yellowfin tuna in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, that potentially could shatter the previous world-record weight of 405 pounds.Rangler Guy Yocom of Dana…

Yellowfin Tuna May Set Record for Heaviest Ever Caught

Yellowfin Tuna May Set Record for Heaviest Ever Caught

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A California man got a lot more than he bargained for when he caught a yellowfin tuna in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, that potentially could shatter the previous world-record weight of 405 pounds.Rangler Guy Yocom of Dana…

Zetas Drug Cartel Arranged Prison Break, Say Officials

Zetas Drug Cartel Arranged Prison Break, Say Officials

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(EAGLE PASS, Texas) — The director and 15 other staffers of a Mexican prison on the Texas border are being held under house arrest while authorities investigate whether they helped Mexico’s most violent drug cartel, the Zetas, br…

Mass Prison Break on Texas Border

Mass Prison Break on Texas Border

Kevin Horan/Stone(WASHINGTON) — Authorities have launched a massive manhunt for more than 130 inmates who made a daring daylight escape from a Mexican prison using a tunnel equipped with ropes and electric cables. More than half of those who escaped f…

Prison Break Reported Along US/Mexico Border

Prison Break Reported Along US/Mexico Border

(DALLAS) — A prison break has been reported south of the Rio Grande near Texas where 132 inmates escaped through a tunnel.The escape, according to authorities in Coahuila, took months of planning and preparation to dig a 21-foot tunnel that was 1 feet…

Shaq May Play in Mexico

Shaq May Play in Mexico

Jesse Grant/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Shaquille O’Neal may be heading to Mexico.
The 15-time NBA All-Star is in talks with Sergio Ganem, president of the Fuerza Regia team from the Mexican League, to play a few games, Ganem said Wednesday.
O’Neal received…

Mexican President-Elect Enrique Peña Nieto Files Supreme Court Brief in U.S. Murder Case

Mexican President-Elect Enrique Peña Nieto Files Supreme Court Brief in U.S. Murder Case

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A Mexican woman who was sentenced to 99 years in prison for murdering a Texas boy has received help from the president-elect of Mexico, who filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking for a review of the c…

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