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Nuevo Laredo kidnappers arrested

Updated: 02/05/2016 - State police forces say Nuevo Laredo men behind a series of kidnappings were found and arrested in the town of Altamira.

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'Affluenza' teen heading home

Posted: 01/28/2016 - MEXICO CITY -- The teenager known for his "affluenza" defense has landed in Texas, after a month-long stay in Mexico.

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Zika virus moving into Mexico

Posted: 01/26/2016 - New reports from world health officials show that the Zika virus, which began in central and south America, is beginning to spread north into Mexico.

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Border Catholics wonder what message Pope Francis will bring

Posted: 01/26/2016 - With Pope Francis scheduled to visit Ciudad Juárez next month, the area's Catholics are speculating whether the famously outspoken pontiff will bring up hot-button social issues such as immigration, poverty and corruption.

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US Department of State releases new travel advisory

Updated: 01/20/2016 - The advisory warns certain places in Tamaulipas like our Sister City - Nuevo Laredo - experience violent crimes, including homicide, armed robbery, carjacking, kidnapping, extortion and sexual assault.

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Hostages held for ransom are now free

Updated: 01/19/2016 - Eleven people kidnapped by Mexican criminals and being held in Reynosa, Mexico for ransom are now free, thanks to efforts by Tamaulipas law enforcement officials.

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Nuevo Laredo welcomes new bishop

Posted: 01/15/2016 - The city of Nuevo Laredo welcomes a new bishop to the community. Monsignor Enrique Sanchez Martinez, comes to the border from the Mexican state of Durango.

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Laredo sees first wave of Cuban immigrants

Updated: 01/18/2016 - Thousands of Cuban immigrants are expected to arrive in the United States for fear the laws granting them refuge in the US may soon change.

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Authorities step up security at prison for El Chapo

Posted: 01/14/2016 - Mexican authorities are stepping up security measures at the maximum security prison where drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is being held, the same prison he escaped from six months ago.

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El Chapo returns to prison

Posted: 01/13/2016 - El Chapo's dramatic escape was a major embarrassment for Mexican officials and his jailers are now taking extra steps to make sure 'El Chapo' stays put until he is extradited to the U.S.

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