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Ponder Man Sentenced To Life In Murder For Hire Plot

A Ponder man was given the sentence of life in prison by a jury Thursday after he was caught paying to have his wife killed two years ago.

08/21/2014

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Fort Worth Man Gets 20 Years For Trying To Kill Judge

A 72-year-old Fort Worth man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for trying to hire someone to kill a federal judge.

03/17/2014

The judge's podium in a courtroom. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

12/11/2013

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Husband Charged In Craigslist Murder For Hire Plot

An Allen husband and father has been charged with using Craigslist to hire a man to kill his wife.

05/30/2013

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Inmate Indicted In Murder-For-Hire Plot

A prison inmate has been indicted on a charge that he tried to hire someone to kill a North Texas federal judge.

05/16/2013

Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck at the sentencing hearing of Ryan Grant, the man convicted of trying to have him killed. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Mayor Talks Impact Of Murder-For-Hire Plot To Kill Him

The 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.

CBSDFW.COM–01/22/2013

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10 Year Sentence In Arlington Murder-For-Hire

The owner of an Arlington strip club was sentenced on Tuesday for the murder-for-hire plot that targeted Arlingon Mayor Robert Cluck and a Dallas attorney who represented the city in a legal battle.

01/22/2013

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Inmate Accused In District Judge Murder-For-Hire Plot

An inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Fort Worth was a suspected criminal, but the charges he faced involved taxes. Now the 71-year-old is accused of being the mastermind behind a murder-for-hire plot against a federal judge.

CBSDFW.COM–10/01/2012

Strip club owner Ryan Walker Grant was arrested on April 9 for attempting to put a hit on two Arlington city officials. (Credit: City of Arlington)

Suspect Pleads Guilty In Mayor Murder Plot

The Arlington strip club owner accused of plotting to kill Mayor Robert Cluck entered a guilty plea Thursday.

09/06/2012

John Franklin Howard has been charged with criminal solicitation of capital murder. (credit: Carrollton Police Department)

Carrollton Man Charged In Alleged Hit Man Plot

The attack on a woman in Carrollton has had a bizarre development with the arrest of her own husband.

08/28/2012

Strip club owner Ryan Walker Grant was arrested on April 9 for attempting to put a hit on two Arlington city officials. (Credit: City of Arlington)

FBI Seize Cache Of Weapons From Man Accused of Targeting Arlington Mayor

FBI agents raided the Kennedale home of Ryan Walker Grant and found 22 guns and more than 160 rounds of ammo, according to a search warrant.

04/12/2012

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Other Arlington Leaders Threatened In Murder-For-Hire Case

The Arlington mayor, targeted this week in an alleged murder for hire plot, is not the only high ranking official in the city to be threatened in the last year.

04/11/2012

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