Nandita Berry was sworn in by Gov. Rick Perry as the 109th Texas Secretary of State.
“I am honored to be appointed by Gov. Perry and look forward to serving Texas as secretary of state,” said Secretary Berry.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that Noel Sanchez Jr., formerly the Deputy Commander for the South Texas Campaign, will serve as Acting Director, Field Operations for Laredo Field Office. Sanchez succeeds Eugenio Garza, Jr.
The reward for Anthony Gonzales, 40, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $20,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of January.
Olivia Marie Coats, born on December 28th in Port Arthur, Texas was taken off life support on Thursday. CNN affiliate KBMT reports the baby girl suffered from a fractured skull and a severed spinal cord.