Mexico Details Mayor's Link To Deadly Attack, MIssing Students

October 23, 2014 2:56 PM

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A drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in Iguala basically ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of dollars a month out of the profits from their drug operations, authorities said Wednesday.

Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said Iguala's mayor Jose Luis Abarca ordered municipal police to detain the protesting students - who attended a radical teachers college - so they would not disrupt an upcoming speech by his wife, Maria de los Angeles Pineda. The students were then turned over t...

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