Mexican Drug Cartel Violence Spreading To Rural U.S.
A bloody, bullet-riddled body slumped inside of an SUV on a lonely stretch of road. Five people shot execution-style inside a sparsely furnished apartment. Drug disputes turning into violent kidnappings and brutal deaths.
These stories have become commonplace in Nuevo León, Michoacán, Sinaloa and other Mexican states, but they’re not from Mexico. They’re from quiet areas in Minnesota, Oregon, South Carolina and across rest of the U.S. as Mexican drug cartels – and groups affiliated with them – move deeper into the country and bring with them their violent tactics. . .