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.

NWS warns of possible freezing temperatures

Commuters across the Rio Grande Valley should exercise caution while heading out to work and school Wednesday morning as freezing weather could make crossing...

Hundreds flock to make RV reservations

Hundreds of people who camped out overnight Sunday on South Padre Island waited in long lines early Monday morning for their chance to make...

Pedro Fernandez named 2017 Mr. Amigo

Mexican singer, songwriter, actor and television host Pedro Fernandez was revealed as Mr. Amigo 2017 in a ceremony and poster-unveiling Friday morning at the...

Census change may be costly

Census surveyors already have a hard time getting undocumented immigrants to talk to them, and a mix of current political rhetoric and a proposal...

Two more sentenced in grenade launcher conspiracy

Two more defendants convicted of participating in a conspiracy to acquire semi-automatic rifles and a grenade launcher with plans to smuggle the weapons into...

Suspect accused of killing Border Patrol agent appears in court

One of two men accused of murdering an off-duty Border Patrol agent in 2014 and wounding the agent’s father appeared in court Tuesday morning...

Attorney threatens class-action lawsuit if topless bar appeal denied

During a rare evidentiary hearing in Cameron County Commissioners Court on Monday, attorney Larry Mark Polsky threatened to file a class-action takings lawsuit if...

Gulf shrimpers push for monitoring

The $5.7 billion dollar U.S. industry built on the importation of foreign shrimp is not happy about a monitoring provision tucked away inside a...

BISD claims lawsuit lacking, asks judge to reject Cornejo-Lopez

The Brownsville Independent School District said in court documents that it cannot answer a lawsuit filed by 404th state District Judge Elia Cornejo-Lopez because...

Judge sues school district

A federal judge has scheduled a Jan. 3 temporary restraining order hearing against the Brownsville Independent School District after 404th state District Judge Elia...