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Purse snatcher nabbed after alleged trash-day attack

A man was charged with grabbing a purse full of cash from an elderly woman in the Centro. Photo: Courtesy

Stolen produce recovered as driver admits targeting elderly vendor

Produce stolen by an elderly Umán market vendor is recovered in a day. Photo: Courtesy It took just...

Police seek mototaxi driver who stole elderly street vendor’s fruits and...

Doña Candelaria Carrillo, a street vendor in Umán, is given cash to compensate her for the theft of sight boxes of...

Stolen parrot reunited with owner more than a week after hotel...

A parrot stolen in a hotel robbery has been reunited with its owner.

Suspects in hotel robbery quickly nabbed

Three suspects were arrested early today in connection with Santiago-area hotel theft that included cash and a parrot.

Canadian homicide suspect held for psychiatric evaluation

Sipse Merida, Yucatan — Court proceedings against the suspect in a domestic homicide were suspended until the Canadian...

Man reportedly held in stabbing death of wife in Centro

A man was reportedly in police custody following the stabbing death of his wife in the Centro.

Police officers suspended after firing tear gas at protestors

Merida, Yucatan — Three protestors were arrested and three policemen were suspended for using tear gas against...

San Miguel mayor denies city has fallen prey to cartels

Photo: Getty The mayor of San Miguel de Allende is denying that drug cartels have hit his city.

Untimely deaths in Yucatan have already passed 2018 total

File photo The number of homicides and accidental deaths is rising in Yucatan. According to the Executive Secretariat of...

False bomb threat delays plane, tourists in Cancun

Sniffer dogs check passengers' luggage at Cancun International Airport. Photo: Twitter Soldiers boarded a plane at Cancun International...

Burglaries rise in Yucatan as state seeks more security cameras, drones

Photo: Getty From January to September, burglaries in Yucatan increased 38% over the same period last year, according...

Fake Christmas expo advertised on cloned Siglo XXI Facebook page

The fake Facebook page advertised a phony three-day Christmas expo and attempted to sell booths for 2,500 pesos.

Mexico threatens lawsuit, extradition after mass shooting in El Paso

Six Mexican nationals were among the 20 killed and seven others were injured in what the Mexican government is calling a terrorist act.

Thieves target fishermen in Gulf at least twice monthly

At least two armed robberies every month have been reported by fishermen off the coast of Yucatan this year.

2 injured when train strikes bus on Calle 60 Norte

A bus driver, apparently wearing headphones, didn't hear a train's whistle when crossing the tracks. Photo: Diario de Yucatan

1 arrested after Itzimna home invasion is foiled

A home invasion on the Itzimna-Alcala Martin line was foiled. Suspects fled in a red Versa, much like the one that...

Emergency alerts in English and French will reach growing community of...

Hurricane Gilberto in Yucatán Friday, Sept. 14, 1988. Photo: Facebook Merida, Yucatan — Recognizing a growing population of...

‘Safe Yucatan’ program adds 4 new coastal patrol boats

Four new coastal patrols will provide surveillance, reconnaissance work and rescues along 387 kilometers of Yucatan coast.

To avoid robberies, cargo trucks may be ferried to Yucatan

The port of Veracruz. Photo: Getty Merida, Yucatan — State officials are analyzing whether it makes sense to haul...

Proposal to punish parents who put kids on motorcycles is set...

Municipalities object to ban, so lawmaker goes back to the drawing board

Increased summertime police patrols begin today in the Centro

A ceremony at the Plaza Grande kicks off increased police presence in Merida's Centro Historico. Photo: Courtesy Merida,...

Carriage horse falls in busy hotel zone intersection

A horse fell to the pavement after apparently being clipped by a passing dump truck. Photo: Faceboook Merida,...