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Man Accused of Hiring Hitman to Kill Houston Officer After Getting Ticketed

"The suspect wanted the officer dead because he believed that the officer was interfering in his business operations," Acevedo said.

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Michigan Mother and Son Tried to Hire Hit Man to Kill Officers, Police Say

A mother and son are in police custody after they tried hiring a hit man to kill three officers, according to the Michigan State Police.

Man Allegedly Put Out Hit on West Virginia Lt.

Darrell Emmett Carter Jr., also known as "DJ," was arraigned from South Central Regional Jail on Solicitation to Commit Certain Felonies Monday morning in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.

Ex-Soldiers Arrested In DEA Murder Plot

Two former U.S. Army solders who planned to kill a Drug Enforcement Administration agent and informant for Colombian drug lords have been arrested and are being returned to New York to face charges, the DEA announced today.

Juarez Cartel Leader Gets Life In U.S. Consulate Murders

The former Mexican police officer and Juarez Cartel leader who ordered the murders of three U.S. Consulate officials in 2010 was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty today.

Feds Arrest Army Soldiers In Murder-for-Hire Plot

Federal agents have arrested a current and former U.S. Army soldier who offered to steal weapons from Fort Carson, Colo., and organize a hit squad financed by a Mexican drug cartel.

No Bail for Police Online Bounty Suspect

The U.S. Attorney's Office in eastern Missouri has charged a Maplewood man in a murder-for-hire scheme after he posted a Craigslist ad offering $1 million bounties on local officers.

Feds Investigate Hitman for Hire Website

An FBI investigation of HitmanForHire.net revealed more about the people enticed by its promises than the man behind it.

Elite Chicago Cops Face Charges In Shakedowns, Plotting Murder of Fellow Officer

Jerome Finnigan and three former Chicago PD officers who were members of the disbanded Special Operations Section (SOS) were charged today for allegedly concealing unlawful searches or arrests in which they stole hordes of cash. Prosecutors say Finnigan planned to murder a former officer he believed would testify against him.

Indictment Offers Details of 18th Street Gang's Workings

A court document charges about 40 members and associates of the Columbia Lil Cycos -- a clique of the 18th Street gang -- with being involved in a racketeering conspiracy that allegedly involved murder, drug trafficking, money laundering, kidnapping, and other crimes.