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.

Overcrowding at McAllen Border Patrol processing center eases

McALLEN — A day after a congressional delegation headed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley Central Processing Center, officials...

Suspect in fatal hit-and-run wants lower bond

A man Mission police accused of fatally running down a McAllen man last week wants a judge to reduce the $250,000 bond that is...

Man accused of killing drug dealer heads to trial in October

A man accused of participating in what authorities described as the brutal murder of a street-level drug dealer in late 2017 has rejected a...

Victim in weekend murder case was bound, shot in face

Probable cause affidavits for the arrests of two people charged in the death of a 23-year-old man, whose body was found in an orchard...

Legacy of Service: Jack White retires as executive director of nonprofit

From the initial struggle to understand how a grease trap works and the importance of one to coordinating the management of thousands of asylum...

Texas State program works to ID missing migrants

The question of what happens to people who died immigrating illegally into the country turned into Operation Identification, a program at the Forensic Anthropology...

Ex- fire chief fined for election code violation

  BROWNSVILLE — The Texas Ethics Commission fined embattled former Brownsville fire chief Carlos Elizondo $1,000 for violating the Texas Election Code. The commission met on...

Immigration attorney arrested in Willacy County bribery case

A Weslaco attorney accused of paying for confidential lists of people detained in Rio Grande Valley immigration detention facilities was arrested Wednesday. Federal authorities arrested...

Flood control set in motion

BROWNSVILLE — After two years of torrential summer rains that caused disastrous flooding in parts of Cameron County, commissioners believe a legislative fix...

County opposes border wall, two families settle with government

Cameron County Commissioners Court passed a resolution opposing U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s border wall construction efforts in the Rio Grande Valley. Commissioners approved the...