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Teachers' Day in Mexico City Brings an Army of Police into the Streets The Historic Center has undergone a radical metamorphosis since I first visited Mexico City over 25 years ago. Many of its buildings were severely damaged (and much of the damage in poorer sections never repaired) in the massive 1985 earthquake. Read more…

Former Juárez police chief taken to Mexico City hospital Former Juárez police chief Julián Leyzaola Pérez was taken to Mexico City on Wednesday for further treatment after he was shot twice last week by a man who allegedly targeted him, according to authorities. Leyzaola, who is a retired Mexican army … Read more on El…

Police arrest 7 musicians on gun charges in Mexico City Mexico City police arrested seven members of the La Tremenda 3 de Mayo band on firearms charges, the Federal District Public Safety Secretariat said. The musicians were arrested after a passerby called police about some suspicious people in the Santa … Read more on Fox News…

7 Mexican federal police detained on extortion allegations MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities said they detained seven more federal police officers Thursday in the northern border city of Matamoros in connection with an extortion investigation. A statement from the National Security Commission said the seven … Read more on Belleville News Democrat

Mexican police capture top cartel capo 'La Tuta' Gomez Federal police escort who they identify as Servando "La Tuta" Gomez," center, leader of the Knights Templar cartel, during a news conference at the airport in Mexico City, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's … Read more on News…

Mexico denounces police killing of unarmed migrant worker in Washington state MEXICO CITY — President Enrique Peña Nieto lashed out Friday at what he called the “disproportionate use of lethal force” by police officers in Washington state that led to the death of an unarmed Mexican migrant. Peña Nieto joined lawmakers in … Read more on…

Mexican police capture top cartel capo 'La Tuta' Gomez Federal police escort who they identify as Servando "La Tuta" Gomez," center, leader of the Knights Templar cartel, during a news conference at the airport in Mexico City, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's … Read more on The…

Police, protesters clash outside Acapulco's airport; 1 dead MEXICO CITY — A 65-year-old retired teacher died early Wednesday, a day after suffering injuries when riot police cleared away protesters who tried blocking access to the airport in the resort city of Acapulco. Guerrero Gov. Rogelio Ortega Martinez … Read more on Macon Telegraph (blog)

Mexico denounces police killing of unarmed migrant worker in Washington state MEXICO CITY — President Enrique Peña Nieto lashed out Friday at what he called the “disproportionate use of lethal force” by police officers in Washington state that led to the death of an unarmed Mexican migrant. Peña Nieto joined lawmakers in … Read more on…

Students who survived Mexico's night of bloody horror accuse army and police Claims of a new corruption scandal emerged last week involving a property reported to have been purchased by the Nieto family during his time as governor of the federal state of Mexico, from a company which allegedly later won lucrative government … Read more…

Plainclothes Police Officers Are Rioting in Mexico City Protests, Videos Show A video captured during a Monday night protest in Mexico City appears to show a plainclothes police officer rescued after being pummeled by riot police, in the strongest evidence that state forces — not in uniform — are present when masked vandals … Read…

Mexico City police chief resigns after violent protests Mexico City's police chief, Jesus Rodriguez Almeida, has resigned after strong criticism of his handling of protests in the city. A largely peaceful march on 20 November over the disappearances of 43 students in Guerrero state ended with riot police … Read more on BBC News

Mexico federal police, troops to patrol Acapulco MEXICO CITY — Federal police and soldiers will take over policing duties in the resort of Acapulco to ensure the safety of tourists amid a wave of violence and protests that has scared away visitors, Mexican authorities said Wednesday. Troops and … Read more on TheNewsTribune.com