Raul Garcia

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Raul Garcia is a Reporter for The Monitor. He can be reached at rgarcia@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4431.

Jewelry recovered from home burglary

SAN BENITO — Police Chief Michael Galvan made eye contact with three suspicious individuals who were walking in an empty field near a home...

Port Isabel woman dies after being hit by motorcyclist

PORT ISABEL — Elizabeth Sweeten could often be seen walking around town.Most known as the former journalist with the Port Isabel Press, Sweeten loved...

South Padre Island poised for busy Spring Break

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The best place to enjoy wild parties and awesome beach bars for Spring Break is South Padre Island.In coming weeks,...

Jury selection put on hold in death penalty trial

BROWNSVILLE — Jury selection in the trial seeking the death penalty against one of two men accused of gunning down U.S. Border Patrol Agent...

South Padre Island scores high as possible cruise line port of call

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The mission to bring more tourists to the Island by attracting the cruise ship industry is on a roll.A report...

Death penalty case slow to start

BROWNSVILLE — U.S. Border Patrol agents stood outside the 197th State District Courtroom looking for justice Tuesday morning.It was the first day of jury...

Path to Prosperity: Development council to develop new economic strategy plan

HARLINGEN — Valley leaders plan to drill down on the important topics that will help shape the region’s future as a whole at upcoming...

Mercedes student arrested with knife

MERCEDES — A Mercedes elementary student was arrested Wednesday for carrying a 10-inch knife in his backpack, officials said.MERCEDES — A Mercedes elementary student...

Island in midst of seasonal transformation

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Visitors don’t seem to mind the changes they are seeing on the Island’s beaches.SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Visitors don’t seem...

Robbery suspect found in sugar cane field

OLMITO — Police say a 19-year-old armed robber made off with a Hummer, but then took it back the next day.Investigators said the young...