Homicide

This photo released by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death row inmate Rolando Ruiz. The convicted hit man scheduled to be put to death Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016 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. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)

Texas hit man gets second stay of execution

A 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 cou...