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.

Records: Drug packaging, video link Donna man to overdoses

Police say they connected a 31-year-old Donna man to the Nov. 14 death of a Brownsville-based musician in downtown McAllen through a social media...

McAllen man accused in fatal Halloween crash receives lower bond

A 22-year-old McAllen man accused of driving drunk and killing a woman on Halloween had his bond reduced Monday afternoon. Jorge Jesus Gonzalez Hernandez, who...

A look at last words — and crimes — from RGV people who were executed

Five-hundred and seventy haunting links exist on the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's website. For some, the crime behind those links is the ghost that...

RGV legislator files bill to abolish Texas death penalty

On Sept. 16, 25-year-old Edinburg resident Victor Godinez appeared via videoconferencing from the Hidalgo County Detention Center. He was expressionless. The hearing was being conducted remotely...

McAllen man accused of hitting Mercedes officer arrested during ongoing operation

The 60-year-old McAllen man accused of hitting a Mercedes police officer Tuesday at the Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets had been caught in an...

Man pleads not guilty to capital murder in fatal Edinburg hotel stabbing

A 26-year-old man entered a not guilty plea Wednesday to a charge of capital murder over allegations that he and another man lured a...

Document provides new details in Edinburg hit-and-run turned homicide

A 16-year-old charged with murder told Edinburg police that he and his cousin beat up a 41-year-old man on Nov. 6 after he hit...

Judge reduces bond for Elsa woman accused of killing husband

A judge on Wednesday reduced a 35-year-old Elsa woman's $500,000 bond on a charge of murder for the death of her husband. The new...

McAllen police charge man with stealing dog treats, toys

A 46-year-old man finds himself jailed after a woman's Ring doorbell application caught him on camera taking a package of dog treats and toys...

Weslaco police: Fight at VIP table precipitated shooting

A fight broke out at a VIP party at a bar and restaurant in Weslaco early Monday morning before three people fired guns, police...