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Mexico Authorities Invite FBI to Aid in Investigation of Murders of 9 American Mormons

The Mexican government on Sunday invited the FBI to send investigators to help in the investigation of the murder of nine U.S. citizens—six children, including 8-month-old twins, and three women—living in a Mormon community about 100 miles south of the border in the state of Sonora.

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Fourth Man Arrested for Marijuana Conspiracy That Led to Murder of California Deputy

Deputy Ishmael was shot and killed in the early-morning hours of Oct. 23 as he was responding to a 911 call from an individual in Somerset reporting that someone was stealing his marijuana plants.

14 Officers in Mexico Killed in Ambush Attack

Fourteen police officers were killed in an ambush attack in the state of Michoacán, where drug cartels have for years been engaged in violent battle with each other and with Mexican police.

How a California Conservation Officer Took On Illegal Cartel Grow Operations

After two encounters with illegal marijuana grow operations maintained by the cartels—one of which turned dangerously violent as responding LEOs came under ambush attack—Lieutenant John Nores decided to stand up a team of special operators.

Cartel Leader El Chapo Gets Life in Federal Prison

“Why did we go to trial?” Guzmán asked rhetorically. “Why didn’t you sentence me on day one?” Sentencing judge Brian Cogan provided the answer in handing down the maximum sentence, citing the “mountain” of evidence presented against Guzman.

Enforcing the Wild West of Weed

Legalizing marijuana is requiring law enforcement to rethink and retool its drug enforcement efforts.

Florida Sheriff Dismayed About Drugs Smuggled Over Mexico Border

Polk County (FL) Sheriff Grady Judd appeared on Fox and Friends on Friday, decrying the illegal drug trafficking over the US-Mexico border, saying, "You want to just pull your eyeballs out."

DEA, Charlotte Police Take Down Mexican Cartel Drug Traffickers

For roughly a year, investigators with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg (NC) Police Department partnered with the DEA, State Bureau of Investigation (SBI), and the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office in an effort to stop the distribution of illegal narcotics by the Jalisco Nueva Generacion drug cartel.

Drug Lord "El Chapo" Found Guilty on All 10 Counts

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will live the rest of his life in prison after a jury said he conspired to commit murder, engaged in a continuing criminal enterprise, and other crimes.

Entire Acapulco Police Force Disarmed and Placed Under Investigation

According to NBC News, authorities in southern Mexico disarmed and placed under investigation the entire police force in the resort city of Acapulco on Tuesday, alleging that the force was overridden and infiltrated by drug gangs.