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Stories with person: Ken Paxton
  • Texas attorney general pleads not guilty to securities fraud 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 2:47 pm

    FORT WORTH, Texas - Texas' attorney general, Ken Paxton, pleaded not guilty to securities fraud charges Thursday during a hearing in which he asked the judge to bar cameras from future proceedings and his high-powered lawyer resigned.

  • Abbott: Indicted AG Paxton innocent until proven guilty 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 9:16 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he hasn't spoken with indicted Attorney General Ken Paxton since the state's top lawyer was booked earlier this month on securities fraud charges.

  • Federal court says Texas voter ID violates Voting Rights Act 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 8:10 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Texas' voter ID law has a "discriminatory" effect on minorities in a victory for President Barack Obama, whose administration took the unusual step of bringing the weight of the U.S. Justice Department to fight a wave of new ballot-box restrictions passed in conservative statehouses.

  • 5th secret Planned Parenthood video shows Houston clinic 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 1:43 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - An anti-abortion group has released its fifth undercover video alleging fetal organ sales that activists say was shot inside a Houston Planned Parenthood clinic.

  • Texas faces less stringent goals in final clean power plan 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 7:33 pm

    DALLAS - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton vowed Monday to sue the Obama administration over a federal plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, even though the state faces a less-stringent mandate under a final version of the plan than was originally proposed.

  • Texas attorney general accused of lying to investors story has photos
    Updated: Aug-03-15 7:27 pm

    McKINNEY, Texas - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had an investment opportunity: a tech startup making data servers. He told people he had put his own money into Servergy Inc., according to prosecutors, and helped persuade a state lawmaker and another wealthy businessman to buy more than $100,000 in shares.

  • Q&A: A look at the indictment of Texas' attorney general story has photos
    Updated: Aug-03-15 7:20 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is charged with three felony counts of securities fraud in an indictment unsealed Monday. Here's a closer look at what the case against him means.

  • The Latest: Defense lawyer says Texas AG to plead not guilty story has photos
    Updated: Aug-03-15 3:27 pm

    McKINNEY, Texas - The latest on Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who has been charged with felony securities fraud (all times local):