Ken Paxton

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his counterparts from 49 other states and the District of Columbia announced a $13.5 million settlement Dec. 21 with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) over alleged off-label marketing and deceptive claims about four of its prescription drugs: Micardis®, Aggrenox®, Atrovent®, and Combivent®.

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Photo: The Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Dec. 22 that the Law Enforcement Division of his office received a special award from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) for partnering with its “E” Division Major Crime Unit on an investigation to stop the sex trafficking of underage girls from Canada to the United States.

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Screenshot of Leonie's post | Photo: Dallas Morning News

One of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's staff has resigned after a controversial Facebook post.

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Trooper Damon Allen | Photo: Texas Department of Public Safety

Funeral services for the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper who died while on duty Thanksgiving Day will be on Friday, Dec. 1 in Mexia, Texas, DPS said in a statement.

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David Ray Gardner | Photo: The Office of the Texas Attorney General

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced in a statement Nov. 27 that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested David Ray Gardner, 57, of Brady, last week on two counts of Possession of Child Pornography, a third-degree felony.

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On August 16, Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a bi-partisan coalition of 49 attorneys general, urging Congress to affirm that law enforcement agencies retain their traditional authority to fight sex trafficking.

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Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a second settlement on Aug. 7 concerning an antitrust investigation into an illegal group boycott in the dental supply market, according to a statement from his office.

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Attorney General Ken Paxton voiced his disappointment July 19 after a federal judge sided with a group of Texas inmates who sued the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) over summer heat conditions at the Wallace Pack Unit northwest of Houston.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested John Aaron Burney, 43, of Palestine, on one count of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony. Burney could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced May 18 that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested 55-year-old Joe Lawrence Islas, of Round Rock, on three counts of Possession of Child Pornography, a third-degree felony.

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