State AG Paxton arrested, booked

  AUSTIN — Facing three felony counts of securities law violations, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was arrested, fingerprinted and photographed Monday morning for alleged violations that took place when he was a state legislator. Indicted by a Collin County grand jury last week, Paxton surrendered at the county jail in his hometown of…

Texas' attorney general charged with securities fraud

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton turned himself in Monday to face charges that he misled investors and didn't disclose money he made for referring financial clients as part of his private business before becoming the state's top lawyer in January. Paxton, a 52-year-old Republican, was fingerprinted and photographed at the Collin County jail while a throng of media waited outside.

Customers outraged after finding worms in tap water Video

Homeowners are outraged after finding small blood worms in their drinking and bathing water in Old River Winfree, Texas.

ERCOT asks for electric use cutbacks today Video

The continued hot temperatures means more demand on electricity use. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, known more commonly as ERCOT, is asking consumers to possibly limit their use of electricity during the peak hours today between 3 and 7 pm. Electric demand this week has reached three consecutive July records, breaking 67,000 megawatts (MW) for the first time since 2011 on Wednesday, when demand stayed above 67,000 MW for three consecutive hours.

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State AG Paxton arrested, booked

AUSTIN — Facing three felony counts of securities law violations, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was arrested, fingerprinted and photographed Monday morning…

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ERCOT asks for electric use cutbacks today Video

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