The Latest: Defense lawyer says Texas AG to plead not guilty

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

2:15 p.m.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's lawyer says Paxton will plead not guilty to felony securities fraud charges and request a jury trial.

Joe Kendall said in a statement Monday that the 52-year-old Paxton looks forward to the opportunity to defend himself against the state San Antonio lawyers charges.

Kendall says Paxton intends to abide by instructions from state district Judge George Gallagher to make no further public statem