Severe storms knock out power at North Texas voting sites

Severe storms knock out power at North Texas voting sites

Leslie B-T for The Texas Tribune

 

FORT WORTH -- North Texans woke up to another wave of power-zapping thunderstorms that left hundreds of thousands without electricity on Tuesday, forcing area election workers scrambling for generators and working to redirect voters to other locations.

Ken Paxton agrees to community service to avoid trial, conviction in securities fraud case

Ken Paxton agrees to community service to avoid trial, conviction in securities fraud case

Foto de Ken Paxton en Austin/Texas Tribune

HOUSTON — Prosecutors on Tuesday agreed to drop the securities fraud charges facing Attorney General Ken Paxton if he performs 100 hours of community service and fulfills other conditions of a pretrial agreement, bringing an abrupt end to the nearly nine-year-old felony case that has loomed over the embattled Republican since his early days in office.

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