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.

Prosecutors in trooper capital murder case must soon decide on death penalty 

Nearly one year after Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Moises Sanchez died following surgery in Houston, prosecutors still haven't announced in court whether...

Former RGC city secretary faces two new charges for secret recording

Investigators with the Starr County Attorney’s Special Crimes Unit recovered a deleted recording from a device they allege was secretly planted by the former...

Alamo man arraigned in Weslaco doctor’s death

The first of three men accused of the November murder of a Weslaco doctor appeared in court Wednesday to face charges of murder and...

Case against Elsa man who maintained innocence in father’s murder dismissed

On Oct. 31, 2018, Justice of the Peace Jason Peña set then 39-year-old Joseph Robert Nocar's bond at $2 million. The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office...

Murder suspect who cited COVID-19 gets lower bond

An Edinburg teen who argued his bond was excessive and also that it should be lowered because of the presence of the novel coronavirus...

Suspect in 2016 H-E-B shooting ready for trial; delay likely

With the fourth anniversary of a deadly shooting at a Palmview H-E-B roughly three months down the road, the Hidalgo County District Attorney’s Office...

Couple accused of violating emergency order, filing false police report

An Edinburg couple is in trouble with McAllen police over allegations they violated the shelter-in-place order in March to go furniture shopping and for...

Murder case against fire chief’s son still not in hands of grand jury

The murder case against an 18-year-old man accused of gunning down a 19-year-old in a sugar cane field near Donna is currently in intake...

Complaint: Border Patrol arrests 2 for running Roma stash house

Border Patrol arrested a Roma couple last Friday who agents say operated a stash house where a woman's three daughters were present as authorities...

Lopez, Segovia units account for about 20.6% of active COVID-19 cases in TDCJ

Hidalgo County’s Texas Department of Criminal Justice prisons lead the state in the total number of active COVID-19 cases, state jail records show. The Lopez...