The Zetas have many sides, but how and why the gang settled in Monterrey explains a lot about who they are and how they operate.
A Mexican human rights NGO says close to 25,000 people have been displaced from Sinaloa state due to fighting between drug cartels over the past several months, according to InSight Crime.
Mexican army seizes more than $1 million in cash from a house that is the home base of the country's most powerful cartel.
The Baja earthquake centered 22 miles from the border town of Mexicali, Mexico, knocked buildings off their foundations and closed a busy US-Mexico port of entry Sunday.
A string of killings of musicians who sing about drug cartels has led many to quit the genre.