Mark Reagan

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Mark Reagan is a reporter for The Monitor. He can be reached at mreagan@themonitor.com or at (956) 683-4437.

Alleged victim in Mercedes attempted murder case signs non-prosecution affidavit

The charges against a 36-year-old Weslaco man have been updated in online jail records to reflect that he is charged with attempted murder, not...

Mercedes woman fearful of police after being arrested when seeking help

When 58-year-old Nelda Ortega walked into the Mercedes Police Department on April 16 to file harassment charges, police there would end up arresting her...

Sexual exploitation suspects to remain jailed pending trial

A former South Texas College professor and a woman accused of filming the sexual abuse of young girls will be held without bond pending...

Mission woman accused of embezzling more than $40K may plead guilty

An attorney representing a 69-year-old Mission woman accused of embezzling more than $44,000 from the Hidalgo County Child Welfare Board more than two years...

Mission man who died after seizures in jail complained of withdrawals

The 25-year-old man who died at an Edinburg hospital after suffering seizures at the Hidalgo County Detention Center had complained of withdrawals. A custodial death...

Murder suspect declared incompetent may have not been sent to mental institution as ordered

A 66-year-old man charged in a 2017 stabbing murder was supposed to be in a maximum security state mental hospital as of October last...

Edinburg woman accused of stealing $10K in jewelry from home where she worked

The McAllen Police Department accuses a 45-year-old Edinburg woman of stealing more than $10,000 from a residence where she worked as a provider. Authorities arrested...

Mission man scheduled for arraignment in fatal Alamo shooting

A 40-year-old Mission man is scheduled to be arraigned later this week on a murder charge for killing a man in April, when police...

Former cop convicted of working for cartel loses appeal

A federal appeals court has denied an appeal filed by a corrupt cop serving a 20-year prison sentence for assisting the Gulf Cartel in...

McAllen police union talks contract negotiations, goals for next year

This year has been a hard bargain. The COVID-19 pandemic has seeped into all aspects of daily life as it spread throughout Hidalgo County, drastically...