Prosecutors in fraud case against Texas AG dealt new setback

U.S. 06/19/19, 11:33

Special prosecutors who've threatened to quit the criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton have lost another battle over their pay, throwing the case into new uncertainty.The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday refused to reconsider a 2018 ruling that effectively denied special prosecutors nearly $200,000 they say ...

Texas AG Ken Paxton officially launches investigation into Chick-Fil-A ban

U.S. 03/28/19, 18:19

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced on Thursday that he will be launching an investigation into San Antonio city councilmen after they banned Chick-fil-A from the San Antonio International Airport over “anti-LGBTQ behavior.” “I have directed my office to open an investigation into whether the City’s action violates state law,” Paxton ...

Judge orders Texas not to purge voters after botching list

U.S. 02/27/19, 16:17

Saying there is no evidence of widespread election fraud in Texas, a federal judge Wednesday blocked the removal of any registered voter after state Republican leaders loudly but wrongly questioned the U.S. citizenship of tens of thousands of people. The decision by U.S. District Judge Fred Biery of San Antonio temporarily ...

Texas senator defends bill empowering husband’s office

U.S. 02/19/19, 17:05

The wife of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says a bill she filed that would change state securities law "has literally nothing to do" with her husband's criminal case on charges of defrauding investors.Republican state Sen. Angela Paxton was elected in November. She said Tuesday she didn't consult with her ...

Court ruling against prosecutors a win for indicted Texas AG

U.S. 11/21/18, 13:39

The fate of the long-running criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who has faced securities fraud charges since 2015, was thrown into further uncertainty Wednesday after a court ruled against prosecutors who have threatened to quit if they're not paid. The decision is a victory for Paxton, a Republican, ...

Cruz-O’Rourke hogs the attention, but Texas ballot is loaded

U.S. 11/05/18, 23:36

The U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke has grabbed most of the attention, but Texas has a full slate of candidates on the midterm ballot.FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2016 file photo, Republican U.S. Rep. Will Hurd talks with a supporter at ...

Texas attorney general favored to win while under indictment

Texas 10/27/18, 12:31

Three years ago, criminal charges against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton appeared to put his political future in peril.But the Republican enters November's midterm elections favored to win a second a term while remaining under indictment. Paxton has pleaded not guilty to charges of securities fraud over allegations that he ...

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