Latest Laredo-Nuevo Laredo Metropolitan Area Stories

2010-08-18 12:40:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryerson Inc., a leading distributor and processor of metals in North America, announced that it has opened a new service center in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

2006-03-07 17:39:30

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (Reuters) - Suspected drug hitmen with assault rifles killed a police chief on Tuesday in a shootout that left two others dead in this crime-ridden city on the U.S.-Mexican border, police said.

2006-02-14 14:23:10

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico warned on Tuesday of a long fight against drug traffickers and more deaths among security forces after two police chiefs were shot dead near Texas.

2006-02-13 23:27:34

MONTERREY, Mexico (Reuters) - Unknown gunmen shot dead two police chiefs in separate attacks in a normally peaceful state bordering Texas on Monday, in an apparent escalation of drug gang violence, prosecutors said.

2006-02-07 01:22:35

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Heavily armed gunmen blasted their way into the offices of a newspaper on Mexico's drug-plagued border with the United States on Monday, tossing a grenade at journalists and gravely wounding a reporter.

2005-12-20 12:35:05

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead five men in a vehicle workshop in this violent city on the U.S. border in a brutal resurgence of suspected drug violence, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

2005-09-23 14:25:20

By Magdiel Hernandez NUEVO LAREDO (Reuters) - Thousands of jittery Texas residents piled into cars, trucks and buses and fled south of the Rio Grande on Friday, risking refuge in Mexico's most violent city rather than face Hurricane Rita's wrath.

2005-09-06 16:06:25

ZACATECAS, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexican President Vicente Fox challenged drug barons on Tuesday to take on security forces in a notorious city on the U.S. border where troops and police are locked in a war with traffickers.

2005-08-28 17:25:15

By Tim Gaynor NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (Reuters) - The first victim of the day was bound with duct tape, tortured and shot once in the back of the head. His body was then stuffed in the trunk of a Buick Century, doused with gasoline and set ablaze.

2005-08-17 20:16:57

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico rebuked U.S. Ambassador Tony Garza on Wednesday for boasting he had shut down a consulate to "punish" Mexico's government for failing to control a violent drugs war on the border.

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