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Charles Tringali (Booking photo)

No-Contest Plea By Husband In Murder Plot Case

A 68-year-old man accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his wife of 27 years has pleaded no-contest to a charge of solicitation to murder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2013

Bob Bashara is seen in Wayne County Circuit Court. (credit: WWJ/Vickie Thomas, File)

Bob Bashara Gets Prison Time In Murder Solicitation Case

Bob Bashara has been sentenced to 80 months to 20 years in prison for hiring a hit man to kill his former handyman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2012


Pontiac Man Sentenced In Colorado Cocaine Killing

A Detroit federal judge has sentenced a Michigan drug dealer to life in prison for hiring a hit man to kill another man in Colorado to avoid paying a $400,000 cocaine debt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2012

Charles Tringali (Booking photo)

Man Charged In Hit Man Attempt To Get Competency Exam

A 68-year-old Detroit-area man charged with trying to hire someone to kill his wife of 27 years has been ordered to undergo a competency exam.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2012

Charles Tringali (Booking photo)

Police: Elderly Man Tried To Hire Hit Man To Kill Wife

A 68-year-old Roseville man has been charged in an alleged murder-for-hire plot to get rid of his wife of 27 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2012

(Booking photo)

Bashara Pleads In Alleged Hit Man Scheme

A Grosse Pointe Park businessman charged with trying to pay someone to kill the man accused in his wife’s strangulation death has made a brief court appearance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

Hit Man Convicted Of 8 Murders Says He Killed Others

Vincent Smothers’ testimony would be the most crucial evidence yet to try to persuade a judge to throw out Davontae Sanford’s guilty plea and free him from a nearly 40-year prison sentence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2012

Judge: No Decision On Hit Man Lawyer’s Testimony

A judge says he needs more time to decide whether to allow a lawyer to testify that a Detroit hit man admitted to four murders that were pinned on someone else.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2011

Macomb County Sheriff Tony Wickersham (left); with Rod Williams of the Michigan State Police (WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis)

Four Charged In Murder-For-Hire Plot

Authorities say family and friends hired hit man to kill an Armada Township woman.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2011

52 Years In Jail For Confessed Hit Man

A Detroit hit man who pleaded guilty to killing eight people has been sentenced to 52 years in prison after a sharp rebuke from a judge who felt there wasn’t enough remorse.