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Apology letter found after US citizens killed in Mexico

By ALFREDO PEÑA | Associated Press CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — A letter claiming to be from the Mexican drug cartel blamed for abducting four...

Arrest made in Matamoros kidnappings of 4 Americans where 2 died

The four U.S. citizens who were kidnapped on Friday got caught in an ongoing feud between Gulf Cartel factions battling over drug smuggling territories in Tamaulipas, sources say.

2 Matamoros kidnapping survivors transported to Brownsville hospital

The two U.S. citizens who survived the kidnapping in Matamoros were taken to a Valley hospital Tuesday morning.

Mexican governor: Missing Americans found; 2 dead; 1 wounded; 1 unharmed

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico — The Associated Press has reported this morning that two of the missing Americans kidnapped in Matamoros, Mexico on Friday, March...

Search for kidnapped Americans continue in Mexico

On the day that four Americans traveled into Matamoros from the United States, a travel advisory issued by the State Department had been in effect advising Americans not to visit the State of Tamaulipas because of ongoing violence such as crimes and kidnappings.

FBI wants your help finding four Americans kidnapped in Matamoros 

The FBI is asking for the public's help identifying the suspects in the assault and kidnapping of four U.S. citizens in Matamoros on Friday. In...

Families consider separation to seek asylum as they face limited appointments through CBP app

MATAMOROS — Insufficient appointments available for asylum seekers to enter lawfully into the U.S. via a government phone application is provoking families to consider a drastic choice: separating the family.

Matamoros woman accused of smuggling 268 pounds of liquid methamphetamine

A Matamoros woman arrested by federal authorities on a methamphetamine smuggling charge said she was being paid to smuggle the illegal narcotics and had done so on previous occasions, federal court documents reflect.

Complaint: Woman punches CBP officer in face causing nose bleed

A Matamoros woman is accused of punching a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer in the face for not letting her catch up to...

Language barriers, tech glitches impacting access to new US asylum app

MATAMOROS – As the U.S. begins taking asylum cases through its new app, the government is simultaneously discovering and fixing problems.