Ex-Police Officer On Texas Death Row Loses Federal AppealRobert Fratta, a former suburban Houston police officer on death row for hiring a hitman to kill his estranged wife in 1994 has lost an appeal before a federal appeals court, moving him a step closer to execution.
Texas Hit Man Gets Second Stay Of ExecutionA convicted hit man scheduled to be put to death Wednesday for a murder-for-hire plot that left a woman dead more than 23 years ago has received a reprieve from a state appeals court — the second he has received within a week of an execution date.
Police Say Man Tried To Electrocute Father, On Thanksgiving, Over WillA man is accused of trying to electrocute his father after finding out he was the sole beneficiary of the man's will.
EXCLUSIVE Interview With Sister Of Murder For Hire Suspect"You don't know the shame that I feel... in so many different ways”, she said. “You can't understand."
Inmate Guilty Of Trying To Have North Texas Judge Killed A federal inmate has been found guilty of trying to hire someone to kill a North Texas federal judge.
Mayor Talks Impact Of Murder-For-Hire Plot To Kill HimThe mayor for the City of Arlington, Robert Cluck, became emotional Tuesday as he addressed the court and the man convicted and sentenced for the murder-for-hire plot to kill him.
Texas Sheriff Fakes Being Hit Man, Inmate ChargedA North Texas sheriff faked being a hit man to negotiate with a jail inmate now charged with trying to have his estranged wife and her male friend killed.
Are Revenge Plots Increasing?With one of the biggest stories of the week being the alleged murder-for-hire plot targeting some of Arlington’s top city leaders, CBS 11 News wondered how common---or uncommon---murder for hire schemes may be.
Murder-For-Hire Plot Leads to Arrests