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.
Elderly Woman Charged In Plot To ‘Murder And Maim’ Prosecutors An elderly woman has been charged in connection with a plot to murder Montgomery County Assistant D.A. Robert Freyer and put D.A. Brett Ligon “in the hospital for two to three weeks.”
Mistress In Hitmen Plot Gets 20 Years Under Deal A Houston attorney's mistress who was accused of orchestrating three failed attempts to kill her lover's wife has been sentenced to 20 years in prison as part of a plea agreement.