The First 48


The First 48
Each case (typically 2 per episode) follows detectives during the first 48 hours after a murder is reported. Cases start to get cold (and therefore harder to solve) if a suspect is not apprehended within this critical time frame.

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    • Episode 39

      Episode 247

      aired: Thu, May 30, 2013

      In Harris County, a young woman set on fire clings to life as deputies race to find who left her for dead. In Cleveland, when a teenager is shot down in the street, detectives discover his best friends may have something to do with the murder.

    • Episode 38

      38. The Cover Up/Bad Seed

      aired: Thu, May 9, 2013

      In Cleveland, a man is shot dead in an empty courtyard. A mysterious 911 call leads Detectives Ignatius Sowa and Raymond Diaz on the hunt for an elusive killer. Then in Dallas, a 72-year-old grandmother is found beaten to death inside her home.

    • Episode 37

      37. The Girl Who Knew Too Much / The Guardian

      aired: Thu, May 2, 2013

      In Dallas, an unidentified girl is found brutally shot in a field. Detectives Scott Sayers and Esteban Montenegro discover that she may have been killed for her silence. Then in Cleveland, a young father is shot in the head trying to break up a fight.

    • Episode 36

      36. Into the Graveyard

      aired: Thu, Apr 25, 2013

      In Miami, a family is shattered when two teenage brothers are gunned down in their own backyard. Two surviving friends point Detective TC Cepero and his team in the direction of two desperate and dangerous gunmen on the run.

    • Episode 35

      Uncommon Valor

      aired: Thu, Apr 18, 2013

      In Dallas, when a good Samaritan is gunned down trying to protect his friends, detectives must unravel a tangled web of bad tips and lies in their hunt for the killer.

    • Episode 34

      34. Easy Money / Ambushed

      aired: Thu, Apr 11, 2013

      In Dallas a young father is shot in the back, but no one wants to talk. Then in Cleveland a brazen corner store stickup leaves an innocent clerk dead.

    • Episode 33

      33. Wild Ride

      aired: Thu, Apr 4, 2013

      A father of five found stabbed over 50 times shocks friends and family. Cleveland Homicide follows a bizarre trail of evidence that takes the case someplace they least expected.

    • Episode 32

      32. Desperate Moves

      aired: Thu, Mar 28, 2013

      In Dallas, an innocent man gunned down in his car leads detective on a manhunt for a killer on shooting spree. As the investigation unfolds, witnesses reveal the brutality of the shooter.

    • Episode 31

      Hot Ride, Debt Collector

      aired: Thu, Mar 21, 2013

      In Harris County, a young father is carjacked and murdered outside his home. To find the killers, the homicide team needs to find the victim's car. And in Miami, a local musician is gunned down in the street and the hunt for answers leads close to home.

    • Episode 30

      30. Deadly Obsession/The Killer You Know

      aired: Thu, Mar 14, 2013

      A young Dallas couple murdered in cold blood on their doorstep sends detectives on a manhunt across three states. Then, Cleveland homicide finds a man shot dead in his own backyard and learns the killer might be closer than they think.

    • Episode 29

      29. Birthday Girl

      aired: Thu, Mar 7, 2013

      In Cleveland, a 14-year-old girl is killed at her birthday party when gunmen open fire on a crowd. With multiple shooters to track down, the homicide team races the clock to identify which people at the party were the killers.

    • Episode 28

      28. Strapped/The Killer Next Door

      aired: Thu, Dec 20, 2012

      In Miami, club night turns deadly for an unarmed teenager. Detectives need devastated friends and family to help lead them to the killer. In Cleveland, two college students are robbed and shot while walking their dog.

    • Episode 27

      27. The House Next Door/The Showdown

      aired: Thu, Dec 13, 2012

      In Miami, a man found stabbed to death and dumped in an empty lot turns into a standoff with the house next door. Then in Harris County, a young father shot down in a turf war sends cops on the hunt for a killer caught on video.

    • Episode 26

      26. Nightmare in Greedy Grove/Good Man Down

      aired: Thu, Dec 6, 2012

      In Dallas, a drive-by shooting among teenage boys leaves an innocent bystander dead. In Cleveland, a young father partying with friends at a nightclub breaks up a fight and ends up murdered.

    • Episode 25

      25. Killer Debt/House of Rage

      aired: Thu, Nov 29, 2012

      In Miami, a man is gunned down on a quiet city sidewalk. A mysterious car leads detectives on the trail of a suspect with a violent past. Then in Cleveland, a young mother of five is found shot in her apartment.

    • Episode 24

      24. Fatal Call

      aired: Thu, Nov 15, 2012

      When a Dallas man is found shot to death in an apartment complex, the homicide team must rely on the eyes of the community to help solve the case before the killer slips through their fingers.

    • Episode 23

      23. Schoolgirls/Out of the Shadows

      aired: Thu, Oct 11, 2012

      In Dallas, a fight among school girls turns into a deadly home invasion. Then, an attempted car jacking in Cleveland leaves an innocent man shot dead.

    • Episode 22

      22. Blood on the Streets

      aired: Thu, Oct 4, 2012

      In Miami, the homicide team investigates a triple shooting on a crowded bus that injured two and left a teenager dead. As detectives work the case, they discover that their victim was killed in an escalating street war.

    • Episode 21

      21. Blood Red / Deadly Moves

      aired: Thu, Sep 20, 2012

      In Dallas, two men on their way to visit family meet a hail of bullets. The case takes a surprising

    • Episode 20

      Innocent Bystander / Partners in Crime

      aired: Thu, Sep 13, 2012

      In Harris County, Texas, a man is stabbed at a strip mall in the middle of the night. Sgt. Craig

    • Episode 19

      Murder in Pleasant Grove

      aired: Thu, Sep 6, 2012

      In Dallas, a dismembered body is found burned in an open field. With no leads on the victim s

    • Episode 18

      Father and Son / Dangerous Attraction

      aired: Thu, Aug 30, 2012

      In Miami, a beloved father is gunned down outside his apartment, leaving his son and the Homicide

    • Episode 17

      17. Deadly Ride/Wrong Place, Wrong Time

      aired: Thu, Aug 16, 2012

      A Cleveland man shot while driving his car sends detectives on a manhunt across four states to find

    • Episode 16

      Massacre In Little Haiti/Exposed

      aired: Thu, Jul 19, 2012

      A massacre outside a corner store leaves two dead and two clinging to life. With no witnesses, Miami

    • Episode 15

      15. Shattered

      aired: Thu, Jul 12, 2012

      In Dallas, a well loved man is discovered in his apartment on a bed of broken glass. With only

    • Episode 14

      Night Shift / Mobbed

      aired: Thu, Jun 28, 2012

      In Harris County, Deputy Dennis Wolfford responds to the murder of a 20-year old convenience store

    • Episode 13

      House of Pain / Into the Night

      aired: Thu, Jun 28, 2012

      When a friendly house party turns into a double murder, the only female homicide detective in

    • Episode 12

      Less Than Zero / Friends for Life

      aired: Thu, Jun 14, 2012

      In Miami, an unarmed man is shot in the back, but no one will give up the shooter. In Cleveland,

    • Episode 11

      11. A Simple Plan / The Rip Off

      aired: Thu, Jun 7, 2012

      A home invasion in Harris County, TX turns deadly when a woman is murdered in front of her daughter

    • Episode 10

      10. Brutal Business

      aired: Thu, May 10, 2012

      Dallas Detective Dwayne Thompson and the homicide team investigate the brutal double murders of two friends shot and burned beyond recognition in the trunk of a car. Will detectives be able to catch the killers before they strike again?

    • Episode 9

      Unarmed / Bad Feeling

      aired: Thu, May 3, 2012

      In Miami, an unarmed man is gunned down in the parking lot of a popular bar. Detective Rolando Garcia and his team hope the victim's friend, who survived the shooting, can identify the shooter. In Dallas, Detective Dale Lundberg investigates the murder of a woman found bludgeoned to death in her apartment. The victim's missing car could provide the clue that could lead detectives to the killer.

    • Episode 8

      Far from Home / Object of Desire

      aired: Thu, Apr 26, 2012

      In Dekalb County Georgia, an out of state truck driver is found shot to death in the cab of his truck. Detectives working the case trace the victim's missing cell phone hoping it will lead them to the shooter. And in Harris County, TX, investigators work the case of an exotic dancer found murdered in her house. The need to find out if the killer could be someone she knew and trusted.

    • Episode 7

      Cold Light of Day

      aired: Thu, Apr 19, 2012

      In Cleveland, Detectives Mike Smith and Walley Everett investigate the murder of a 23 year-old mother of three found burned in the backyard of an abandoned house. The brutality of the murder leaves a community outraged as detectives search for the killer. And just when the case is about to hit a dead end, a witness comes forward who may shatter the case wide open.

    • Episode 6

      6. Bad Attitude/Collateral Damage

      aired: Thu, Apr 12, 2012

      In Dallas, Detective Brian Tabor investigates the brutal stabbing of a man found in a vacant apartment. Now, detectives need a woman who may have lured him to his death, to come clean. Then in Birmingham, a wild gunfight leaves an innocent young man dead. Detective Jody Jacobs is on the hunt for two shooters and needs to determine who fired the first shot.

    • Episode 5

      Under One Roof / Off Target

      aired: Thu, Apr 5, 2012

      In Dallas, a grandfather is robbed and murdered in his bedroom. Det. Scott Sayers has to figure out who would have bludgeoned him to death for a 26-inch TV. Then, Miami Det. Fignole Lubin investigates a drive-by in Overtown that left an innocent young woman dead. Police find a car riddled with bullets, but was its driver the shooter or another victim?

    • Episode 4

      Tiny Dancers / Right Hand Man

      aired: Thu, Mar 29, 2012

      In DeKalb County, a keyboardist for a local church is gunned down in his home. Detective Lynn Shuler uncovers a web of lies that ultimately puts him on the path of the killers. Then, in Miami, rookie Detective Mario Gonzalez responds to a call about a man found shot dead in an abandoned car. Just as the case is about to run cold, a witness comes forward that shatters the case wide open.

    • Episode 3

      Down in Overtown / Breaking Point

      aired: Thu, Mar 22, 2012

      In Miami, a young father is gunned down after a night of gambling. Detective Emiliano Tamayo has to figure out who would have killed him over twenty dollars. Then in Dallas, a child's birthday party turns deadly. The investigation becomes even more urgent when Detective Leo Gonzalez discovers the killer may be on the way to Mexico.

    • Episode 2

      Deadly Encounter / Car Trouble

      aired: Thu, Mar 15, 2012

      In Miami, the homicide Unit's Team five works the murder of a hard working janitor, brutally stabbed to death in his own apartment. With no witnesses, they must rely on clues gathered at the crime seen to help then identify and track down their suspect. In Birmingham, Detective Chris Anderson investigates the murder of a man walking home after fixing a friend's car. With no physical evidence, Anderson gets help from the neighborhood to track down the suspect.

    • Episode 1

      Missing

      aired: Thu, Mar 8, 2012

      In Harris County, Deputy Mario Quintanilla and his team are investigating the mysterious disappearance and possible murder of a 20-year-old single mother. After days of searching and only a bloody, abandoned car as evidence, Investigators needs to retrace her final steps to solve the mystery.

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    • Episode 14

      Hot Lot / Blind Faith

      aired: Thu, Jan 19, 2012

      In Birmingham, Lead Det. Henry Lucas and the Birmingham Homicide Team are trying to solve the mystery of how a young man ended up shot in the back in the middle of a scrap yard. With no witnesses, Lucas hopes the victim's friends can lead him to the killer. In DeKalb County, Lead Det. Lynn Shuler and the Major Felony Unit are called to a motel where a woman has been found dead. The case takes a dark turn when the team learns that a man was in the room shortly before the woman died, but had since disappeared.

    • Episode 13

      Ultimate Price

      aired: Thu, Jan 5, 2012

      In Miami, a good Samaritan is shot dead while intervening in a robbery. Det. TC Cepero is forced to resort to a needle-in-a-haystack search for the getaway car, and for the homeless woman who may have seen the killer.

    • Episode 12

      Love Kills / Justified

      aired: Thu, Dec 15, 2011

      In Miami, Detectives Anthony Reyes and Manny Castillo investigate a man shot dead on a residential street. The case takes a turn when they learn that the house he was found in front of is where his ex-girlfriend lives. Then in Birmingham, a gunfight at a gas station leaves one man dead. Detective Cynthia Morrow discovers surveillance video that shows who killed the man, but eyewitness testimony calls in to question who is to blame.

    • Episode 11

      Season 12, Episode 11

      aired: Thu, Dec 8, 2011

      In Birmingham, Detective Chris Anderson investigates the gruesome murder of a woman who is shot to death and then set on fire. Anderson hunts down his suspects, but it's the victim's family that reveals a final, disturbing twist in the case. In DeKalb County, Detective Joe Renaud is working the homicide of a father of four, gunned down outside an apartment complex on the east side of town. Without little to go on, Renaud and his team must put the pieces of this puzzle together to track down the killer.

    • Episode 10

      Season 12, Episode 10

      aired: Thu, Oct 27, 2011

      In Miami, two men are found beaten and shot behind an abandoned house. As Det. TC Cepero digs deeper into the case he unearths more than one reason the men could have been killed.

    • Episode 9

      Season 12, Episode 9

      aired: Thu, Oct 20, 2011

      In Harris County, Deputy Abraham Alanis is working the homicide of a 69-year-old Navy veteran. When Alanis' first big break, surveillance video of the potential perpetrator, fails to show the suspect's face, investigators take a closer at the footage and notice something big--a small detail in the video, could be a huge break for the case. And in Birmingham, Det. Marcel Walker responds to the city's first homicide since a deadly tornado ravaged the city. Walker needs to determine whether two people seen fleeing the crime scene moments after the shooting are witnesses to the heinous act or responsible for it.

    • Episode 8

      Blood Alley / Bad Deal

      aired: Thu, Oct 13, 2011

      In a quiet suburb of Birmingham, AL an unidentified man is found dead in an alley--the victim of a hit and run. On the scene detectives find a piece of the car that ran over the victim. With information obtained from the car part and a lead provided by an eye-witness detectives are left to uncover the identity of the victim and his killer. And, in DeKalb County, a 24-year-old man is shot to death in his apartment during a drug deal. When a canvas provides no clues detectives turn to the victim's cell phone to point them in the direction of the killer.

    • Episode 7

      Love Her Madly / Off Track

      aired: Thu, Sep 8, 2011

      In Miami, the Homicide Unit responds to a scene to find the 911 caller covered in blood and a 35-year-old woman brutally stabbed. Before Det. Fabio Sanchez can determine if the 911 caller is a witness or a suspect, the case takes a dramatic turn when a second stabbing victim turns up at a local hospital. And in DeKalb County, Det. Joe Renaud and his team are working the shooting murder of a 22-year-old man. With no witnesses, the team hopes piecing together the last hours of the victim's life can lead them to the killer.

    • Episode 6

      No Return / Dangerous Game

      aired: Thu, Sep 1, 2011

      In Harris County, a family man is shot down in his driveway. With no motive or witnesses lead investigator Deputy Juan Viramontes hopes a clue found on the victim's car can lead to the killer. And in Miami, as a family settles in for the night, gunshots erupt in their front yard. A startled mother walks outside and discovers her son shot dead. Rookie homicide Det. Frank Castillo must delve into the vices of the victim in order to track down the person responsible for this brazen act of violence.

    • Episode 5

      Season 12, Episode 5

      aired: Thu, Aug 25, 2011

      In Miami, lead detective TC Cepero investigates the murder of a 20-year-old male, gunned down in the middle of the street in broad daylight. With surveillance video of the suspect and possible witnesses they learn the victim may have been on the killers hit list. Then, in DeKalb County, a 20-year-old man is shot dead while walking his girlfriend home at night. Lead Detective Matthew Ferreira and team must work quickly to solve this senseless murder that also left two others injured.

    • Episode 4

      Last Words / Nowhere to Hide

      aired: Thu, Aug 18, 2011

      In Birmingham, a 49-year-old man is beaten and shot in the middle of a housing complex in broad daylight. In a community where no one wants to be seen as "snitching," finding someone to come forward with information will be Detective Chris Anderson's biggest challenge. Then, in DeKalb County, lead detective Chris Franklin investigates the murder of an 18-year-old male, gunned down in an apartment complex. The case takes a turn when Franklin learns the killer's intended target was actually the victim's friend.

    • Episode 3

      Burning Rage / Fallen Soldier

      aired: Thu, Jul 14, 2011

      Birmingham Detective Warren Cotton investigates the murder of three family members, including a 12-year-old girl, who were stabbed to death in their home and then burned. In Miami, Detective Ricardo John and his team are working the shooting of a young man who has been a witness in several previous homicide investigations.

    • Episode 2

      Stolen Lives / Family Bonds

      aired: Thu, Jul 7, 2011

      Miami detective, Fabio Sanchez and the homicide team investigate the murder of a man stabbed in the street. After piecing together the victims last moments, they realize they may have a vigilante on their hands. In Dekalb County, Georgia, shots are fired in broad daylight on a residential street, leaving one teenage boy dead and another critically injured. Lead Detective Bruce Brueggeman is shocked to discover that the shooters mother may have been with him when he pulled the trigger. But forcing the family to give up the suspect is not going to be easy.

    • Episode 1

      1. Brother's Bread / Into the Woods

      aired: Thu, Jun 30, 2011

      In Louisville, Det. Kristen Downs responds to the killing of a man shot while answering his door. Before he died he told his fianc e who did it, but his declaration leaves more questions than answers. Then in Harris County, TX, neighbors find a teenage girl in the woods, shot dead. The case takes a turn when the trail of clues leads Dep. James Cassidy to one of the victim's friends.

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    • Episode 37

      37. Snake Eyes/No Way Out

      aired: Thu, Jun 16, 2011

      In Birmingham, AL, an innocent man is shot and killed in crossfire from a shoot out that erupted at a friendly dice game. Detective Jerry Williams and his team must first locate the shooters involved and then decide who and what to believe from the conflicting interviews.

    • Episode 36

      36. Cold and Callous

      aired: Thu, Jun 9, 2011

      In Harris County, Deputy Jason Brown and the homicide unit investigate the cold-blooded murder of a 15-year-old boy who was stripped down and shot during a home invasion.

    • Episode 35

      35. Without a Trace / Street Justice

      aired: Thu, Jun 2, 2011

      In a remote area 20 miles east of Houston, a man walking in the woods discovers a startling sight--the remains of decomposed body hidden in the foliage. In one of his most challenging cases, Dep. Dennis Wolfford must first identify the body, before he can even begin unraveling the mystery of who to put it there.

    • Episode 34

      34. The Ring/Last Drive

      aired: Thu, May 26, 2011

      In Birmingham, lead Detective Henry Lucas is working the brutal stabbing of a young mother killed in her own bedroom. With no obvious motive, the investigation hits a wall until Lucas discovers the victim is missing a diamond ring. Meanwhile, the Harris County Homicide squad and lead investigator Sgt. James Dousay are hunting the killer of a man found shot to death in his car.

    • Episode 33

      33. Mother and Child

      aired: Thu, May 19, 2011

      In Miami, ten days before Christmas, a young corrections officer is shot dead with her two-year-old son while sleeping in their bed. Det. Kevin Ruggiero and Sgt. Ervens Ford take the case personally--not only do they consider the victim 24-year-old Ciara Lee as "on our team", but the death of her baby boy hits them emotionally.

    • Episode 31

      31. Night Out/One Gram

      aired: Thu, Apr 7, 2011

      When a fight at a Charlotte nightclub escalates to gunfire, an innocent bystander is killed in the crossfire. Detective Terry Brandon and his team are forced to pit brother against brother to solve the murder. And in Harris County, Deputy Dennis Wolfford responds to the shooting of a young man at an apartment complex.

    • Episode 30

      30. Bad Company

      aired: Thu, Mar 31, 2011

      In Las Vegas, NV, Detective Jimmy Vaccaro and his team are called out at midnight to an empty desert highway, where a man's been shot dead in the middle of the road. From the victim's cellphone, they quickly get a lead: just minutes before he was killed, he received a call from a friend with whom he worked at a local strip club.

    • Episode 29

      29. Beat Down/Pistol Whipped

      aired: Thu, Mar 24, 2011

      In a bloody convenience store shooting, Birmingham Detective Chris Anderson needs an old surveillance system and cooperation from the victim's mother to help solve the case. When a Miami shooting follows a brutal public attack, Det. TC Cepero and his team try to piece together the turn of events to determine if the murder was justified.

    • Episode 28

      28. Southwick / Devil's Doorway

      aired: Thu, Mar 17, 2011

      When Louisville Detectives Mickey Cohn and Jon Lesher discover that their two murder victims have matching tattoos, they suspect the murders might be related. When they learn the victims' missing friend might be a third victim, they race against the clock to solve the case.

    • Episode 27

      Season 11 Episode 27

      aired: Thu, Mar 3, 2011

      Two men are found shot in a motel room in Charlotte, NC. Detective Terry Brandon and his team catch the alleged gunmen quickly, only to discover that their investigation is just beginning. Then in Miami, Detectives TC Cepero and Fabio Sanchez respond to an apparent suicide. But an examination of the body leads them to suspect foul play.

    • Episode 26

      26. Street Law / Standing Up

      aired: Thu, Feb 17, 2011

      After a year with the gang unit, Detective Kevin Ruggiero returns to Miami Homicide, investigating a drive-by shooting that left two men dead. He has little to work with until he learns that one of the victims was a founder of a local gang.

    • Episode 25

      25. Dying Declaration/One Last Score

      aired: Thu, Feb 10, 2011

      In Louisville, Det. Kristen Downs is at a dead end in her search for the killer of a wheelchair bound man, until she discovers the victim's sons might be the key to the case. And in Charlotte, Det. Todd Burkard and his team find a man stabbed to death in his car.

    • Episode 24

      24. Final Call/Fatal Fury

      aired: Thu, Feb 3, 2011

      In Charlotte, rookie homicide Det. Brian Whitworth is assigned his first case when a woman is discovered on her bedroom floor, stabbed to death. Hampered by false leads and a lack of eyewitnesses, Whitworth must rely on the physical evidence to bring the killer to justice. Meanwhile, in Louisville, Det. Jon Lesher investigates the homicide of a 43-year-old father, gunned down in front of his house for telling a rowdy group of men next door to quiet down. The case comes to a standstill when an eyewitness steadfastly upholds the street's code of silence. Lesher must use his veteran-interview techniques to break the code and get the witness to talk.

    • Episode 23

      23. Terribly Wrong / Setting The Score

      aired: Thu, Jan 27, 2011

      In Charlotte, when a store clerk and father of three young children is shot in a robbery by a masked man, lead Detective David Osorio and his team interview witnesses and find that no one knows the shooter. With little to go on, Osorio must find a way to identify his suspect before he can hope to track him down.

    • Episode 22

      22. The Slip / Pure Victim

      aired: Thu, Jan 20, 2011

      In Detroit, Sgt. Ernest Wilson and his team investigate the double-homicide of two twenty-six-year-olds, shot execution-style in the basement. When investigators find a slip of paper at the crime scene, it initiates a manhunt that sends investigators to the other side of the country.

    • Episode 21

      Season 11 Episode 21

      aired: Thu, Jan 13, 2011

      The Miami homicide team is investigating the murder of a man found naked, tied up, and floating in Biscayne Bay. Investigators scour the shoreline in search of clues and follow a lead into the heart of a homeless encampment known as "Waterworld." The case takes an unexpected turn when the body of another man is found floating in the Bay three days later.

    • Episode 20

      Season 11, Episode 20

      aired: Thu, Jan 6, 2011

      In Charlotte, rookie Detective Norma McKee gets her first double-murder: a young couple shot in their car by a backseat passenger. Inside the vehicle, detectives find what may be a vital clue, a baseball hat that might contain the suspect's DNA. Meanwhile, seasoned Miami detective, Emiliano Tamayo has two cases in two days.

    • Episode 19

      Season 11 Episode 19

      aired: Thu, Dec 16, 2010

      When the Shizz, creator of a popular Louisville dance, is gunned down, Detective Brenda Westcott attempts to solve the case despite a potentially unreliable witness. Meanwhile, after a deadly shootout on the streets of Overtown, Miami Homicide Detective TC Cepero needs to figure out who fired first.

    • Episode 18

      18. Thicker Than Water

      aired: Thu, Dec 9, 2010

      In Harris County, TX a young man is days away from testifying as a witness in an aggravated assault case when he is suddenly gunned down near his home. As Sgt. Ron Hunter and the homicide team investigates, they learn the murder may have been part of an elaborate plan to keep the victim from getting on the stand.

    • Episode 17

      Season 11 Episode 17

      aired: Thu, Dec 2, 2010

      When fire fighters in Detroit respond to a house fire and discover a 63-year-old woman stabbed and bound, Sergeant Kenny Gardner and Investigator Barbara Simon must investigate the brutal murder. With no witnesses, they have to rely on the local community to help them find her killer.

    • Episode 16

      Season 11 Episode 16

      aired: Thu, Nov 18, 2010

      When a man arrested for a domestic dispute claims his boyfriend killed someone seven months earlier and buried the body in the basement, Louisville Detectives Jon Lesher and Collin King are launched into one of the strangest cases of their career.

    • Episode 15

      Season 11 Episode 15

      aired: Thu, Nov 11, 2010

      In Birmingham, lead Detective Mike Allison is working the murder of a man found shot in the basement stairwell of a house. Allison and his team quickly find an eyewitness and then the suspect. The case seems closed, when suddenly it unravels after the eyewitness disappears and Allison is forced to set his suspect free. A year passes, when out of the blue, the case takes a surprising turn.

    • Episode 14

      14. One of Ours

      aired: Thu, Nov 4, 2010

      In Miami, Det. Frank Sanchez responds to the murder of a retired Miami Police captain, shot in broad daylight at a marina on the Miami River. When initial leads run dry, Miami PD launches a massive investigation, tracking the alleged killer all the way to New Jersey.

    • Episode 13

      Season 11 Episode 13

      aired: Thu, Oct 28, 2010

      In Miami, Detective Anthony Reyes and the homicide team are investigating the murder of a man found brutally beaten to death below a major interstate. Reyes must navigate through false leads and dead ends, until an eyewitness comes forward and ignites the case. When detectives discover that their eyewitness is leaving out one major detail in his story, the case is turned on its head.

    • Episode 12

      Season 11 Episode 12

      aired: Thu, Oct 21, 2010

      In Louisville rookie homicide detective Collin King is assigned his first case when an unidentified man is found dead near a railroad track. With no witnesses King tries to uncover a lead from the victim's friends and family and learns that sometimes a killer may be closer than you think.

    • Episode 11

      11. Winter Games

      aired: Thu, Oct 14, 2010

      In Detroit, Sergeant Matthew Gnatek and Officer Nancy Foster are investigating the murder of a soon-to-be father, found shot to death in a deserted field during a snowstorm.

    • Episode 10

      10. Marked for Death

      aired: Thu, Oct 7, 2010

      In Harris County, Dep. Abraham Alanis and his team investigate the murder of a man, married with four young children, who was found robbed and shot to death outside an abandoned house. With no other leads to go on, investigators discover that their victim held a secret that could lead to his killer.

    • Episode 9

      Season 11 Episode 9

      aired: Thu, Sep 30, 2010

      In Harris County, Deputy Russell Gonzales races the clock to track down the killer of an unidentified man found dead in a desolate field on the side of the road. It's an uphill battle for the team until a couple appears on scene and breaks the case wide open.

    • Episode 8

      8. Silent Rage / Tainted Love

      aired: Thu, Aug 19, 2010

      In Harris County, Deputy Jason Brown is called out on Easter Sunday to investigate the brutal shooting of a woman who was a school bus driver and mother of two. Meanwhile, Harris County Sergeant Sidney Miller takes on the murder of a young father, shot dead in a courtyard.

    • Episode 7

      7. The Good Son / Jacked Up

      aired: Thu, Aug 12, 2010

      When a 16-year-old boy is murdered at his family's roadside taco stand, Harris County investigator Sergeant Henry Palacios is faced with one of the most tragic cases he has ever seen. Palacios is hot on the trail of his suspect, when another shooting turns the case on its head.

    • Episode 6

      Season 11 Episode 6

      aired: Thu, Aug 5, 2010

      In Miami, Detective Anthony Reyes and the homicide team are investigating the murder of a middle-aged mother of four, shot to death in a random robbery outside a public storage facility. With no witnesses to the actual shooting, detectives must rely on surveillance footage, which could be the key to solving their case.

    • Episode 5

      Season 11 Episode 5

      aired: Thu, Aug 5, 2010

      In Birmingham, Det. Jerry Williams and his team investigate the murder of a young man shot dead in an abandoned apartment. With little physical evidence, Williams must rely on witnesses to help him piece together the puzzle and find the killer. In Louisville, Det. Brenda Wescott investigates the unusual death of a woman shot dead on a residential street.

    • Episode 4

      Season 11 Episode 4

      aired: Thu, Jul 29, 2010

      In Louisville Kentucky, rookie detective Holly Rogers is called to the scene of a convenience store robbery that left a 30-year-old employee in critical condition. With strong photographic evidence from security cameras and a trail of physical evidence to follow, Rogers and her team race against the clock to identify and apprehend the shooter.

    • Episode 3

      Season 11 Episode 3

      aired: Thu, Jul 22, 2010

      In Miami Sgt. Altarr Williams and detective Frankie Sanchez investigate the murder of Darrell Harrell, gunned down for trying to push a group of drug dealers out of Overtown. Months pass without a lead as the team tries everything they can to keep the case from going cold.

    • Episode 2

      Episode 2

      aired: Thu, Jul 15, 2010

      In Harris County, Dep. Mario Quintanilla investigates the murder of a woman shot during a robbery of her illegal game room. Acting on a tip that his suspects are from Central America, Quintanilla races to find them before they can flee the country.

    • Episode 1

      Episode 1

      aired: Thu, Jul 8, 2010

      In Louisville, Det. Brenda Wescott and partner Det. Collin King are hoping to solve the murder of a man whose identity is a mystery. After following all her leads to dead ends, Wescott is afraid the case will go unsolved--but then things takes an unexpected turn. In Birmingham, Det. Jerry Williams and his team are trying to piece together what happened to two men found dead in a strange house.

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    • Episode 16

      Mixed Up/Blind Alley

      aired: Thu, May 6, 2010

      In Birmingham, Detectives Mike Allison and Cynthia Morrow investigate the tragic case of a mother shot in her car while her three young children sat in the back seat. As detectives close in on a suspect, they are stunned to learn what triggered the shooting.

    • Episode 15

      After the First 48: 07 - Burden of Proof/Last Ride

      aired: Thu, Apr 29, 2010

      When a twenty-nine-year-old man and his paralyzed mother are shot to death in their apartment, Louisville detective Kyle Willett is called to the west side of town to lead the case. As the investigation unfolds, Willett and his team are shocked to learn what initiated the double homicide - a schoolyard fight between two teenaged classmates.

    • Episode 14

      The Stranger / Prince of Darkness

      aired: Thu, Apr 22, 2010

      In Birmingham, Det. Eric Torrence investigates the death of a 24-year-old father-of-two shot in the street. 36 hours later Det. Cynthia Morrow is called out to the murder of a 27-year-old man found in an open field. While Torrence struggles to find anyone who will ID his suspects, Morrow runs into similar problems trying to locate the last person seen with her victim.

    • Episode 13

      10x13

      aired: Thu, May 6, 2010

      In Birmingham Det. Cynthia Morrow and the homicide team try to weave together the events of drug deal gone bad when two brothers from out of town get more than they bargained for. In Louisville Det. Kristen Downs leads the investigation of a possible gang-related shooting. But when no one is willing to talk, the team is forced to turn to forensic evidence to piece together the murder.

    • Episode 12

      Hale Storm

      aired: Thu, Apr 8, 2010

      In Cincinnati, Detectives Matt Thompson and Doug Lindle are investigating the double homicide of a local hairdresser and his elderly neighbor, both stabbed to death and set on fire. When detectives discover that one of the victim's cars is missing, they begin following a twisted trail of clues they hope will lead to the killer.

    • Episode 11

      Eye for an Eye / Dead End

      aired: Thu, Apr 1, 2010

      In Harris County, Sgt. Craig Clopton and his team investigate the murder of man killed by a single gunshot while being robbed. With little evidence on the scene, they must rely on an eyewitness to help them identify their suspects.

    • Episode 10

      Alias / Dual

      aired: Thu, Mar 25, 2010

      In Louisville, a sleeping family awakens to a barrage of bullets from a machine gun, leaving two young boys injured and a teenager dead. With no eyewitnesses, Detective Mickey Cohn must resort to old-fashioned detective work to solve one of the most brazen acts of violence he has ever seen.

    • Episode 8

      Straight Menace

      aired: Thu, Mar 11, 2010

      In Louisville, a murder hits close to home when Detective Rick Arnold learns that the victim of his most recent homicide case is the brother of a good friend. If Arnold is to track down the suspect, he needs to discern between lies and truth--and real names and aliases. In Harris County, a popular teenager is gunned down on a residential street.

    • Episode 6

      Season 10 Episode 6

      aired: Thu, Mar 4, 2010

      In Louisville, Det. Corey Cadwell and his team investigate the murder of a 28-year-old father stabbed to death while working his shift in a smoke shop. Detectives cross the Kentucky state border into Tennessee in search of three potential suspects who mysteriously fled just after the murder.

    • Episode 5

      10x5

      aired: Thu, Feb 11, 2010

      In Miami, Det. Rolando Garcia is investigating the shooting death of a local homeless man, known for looking after his fellow transient friends. As the case begins to unravel and witnesses give up information, Garcia learns that the victim's commendable behavior may have instigated his death.

    • Episode 4

      10x4

      aired: Thu, Feb 4, 2010

      In Birmingham Detective Chris Anderson returns to his childhood neighborhood to investigate the murder of a man killed over ten pounds of marijuana.

    • Episode 3

      10x3

      aired: Thu, Jan 28, 2010

      In Harris County, Sgt. Roger Wedgeworth investigates the gruesome murder of a homeless man found stabbed to death along Interstate 45. Without any witnesses or a motive, investigators race to find a suspect before the case goes cold.

    • Episode 2

      Body of Evidence

      aired: Thu, Jan 21, 2010

      When dismembered body parts are found floating in Miami's Biscayne Bay, Det. Orlando Silva and the Miami homicide team work around the clock to solve one of the most brutal murders South Florida has ever seen.

    • Episode 1

      1. Twist of Fate

      aired: Thu, Jan 14, 2010

      In Louisville, a community is outraged when a married couple is gunned down at home in front of their two young children. Det. Kevin Trees and the homicide team hit the streets hoping the community's strong reaction to the killing will trump the neighborhood's long-standing code of silence.

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    • Episode 11

      11. Blind Rage / Those Closest To Us

      aired: Tue, Sep 15, 2009

      In Birmingham, Det. Marcel Walker works to unravel the mystery of a 28-year-old man shot in his home. After calling 911 from inside the victim's home, a woman suspiciously flees the scene. When detectives track her down, she finally leads detectives to the possible shooter whose testimony reveals a shocking twist.

    • Episode 10

      Torn/Gun Crazy

      aired: Tue, Aug 11, 2009

      In Louisville, a 33-year-old woman collapses in the street after being stabbed multiple times. When detectives arrive at the crime scene there's a startling discovery--they're familiar with the victim. Now, Sgt. Brian Nunn and Det. Brenda Wescott must reach out to witnesses and friends of the victim to track down her killer.

    • Episode 9

      Blood Money-15

      aired: Wed, Aug 19, 2009

      Two separate homicides hit the small Miami community of Overtown. First, Det. Orlando Benitez and Miami homicide team 6 head out to investigate the murder of a well-known man shot to death on the street in broad daylight. After reaching out to friends and family the team has a surprising suspect?

    • Episode 8

      8. Torn / Gun Crazy

      aired: Tue, Aug 11, 2009

      In Louisville, rookie detective Kristen Downs is trying to untangle a love triangle that turned deadly. And in Dallas, lead detective Scott Sayers and his team must piece together what happened inside a car that left the driver dead and a second victim critically injured.

    • Episode 7

      7. Caught Up

      aired: Tue, Jul 28, 2009

      When a 21-year-old father is gunned down in a parking lot in broad daylight, Louisville Det. Keith Roberts begins investigating one of the most brazen murders he has ever seen. As he scrambles to find clues and track down witnesses, he gets two important pieces of information?

    • Episode 6

      6. Ditched

      aired: Tue, Jul 21, 2009

      In Birmingham, when motorists discover a decomposed body on the side of the interstate, a missing-person case turns into a homicide investigation. As lead Det. Jerry Williams searches for the friend who filed the missing-person report, he finds that in this case it's a tortuous route to the truth.

    • Episode 5

      5. In Broad Daylight / Fight Club

      aired: Tue, Jul 7, 2009

      In Birmingham, Detective Chris Anderson and the homicide team investigate the brutal murder of a young woman shot to death in a park in the middle of the day. Detectives must first discover the identity of the victim before they can track down their suspect and learn the disturbing motive behind her murder.

    • Episode 4

      4. Road Hazard / Cold

      aired: Tue, Jun 30, 2009

      In Birmingham, Det. Chris Anderson works to unravel the mystery of a motorcycle club president shot in the head after being run off the road. And Louisville Det. Corey Cadwell races against the clock to catch the killer of a mother of seven, strangled to death in her apartment.

    • Episode 3

      Season 9 Episode 3

      aired: Tue, Jun 23, 2009

      In Louisville, a 45-year-old man is found gunned down in the snow. Det. Rick Arnold and his team track down a key witness who is forced to chose between her friendship with the suspect and her own freedom.

    • Episode 2

      Season 9 Episode 2

      aired: Tue, Jun 23, 2009

      When a deaf father of 3 is stabbed to death in his doorway, Det. William Brown must enter the silent world of the hearing-impaired. As he closes in on the potential killers, he gets shocking information that may link his suspects to an earlier unsolved murder.

    • Episode 1

      1. Last Wish

      aired: Tue, Jun 16, 2009

      In Miami, after a celebrating his 46th birthday with family, a man is found dead on a residential sidewalk. The investigation, supervised by Sgt. Johnny Herrera, uncovers a tangled plot of false leads and secret lives ? the victim's past proves as puzzling as his death.

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    • Episode 21

      21. One Heart

      aired: Thu, Apr 23, 2009

      Miami Sgt. Armando Aguilar and Det. Leo Tapanes are assigned the homicide case of a 20-year-old Rastafarian, shot and robbed on Christmas Day. Surveillance footage and leads from the Rastafarian community help the detectives identify three potential suspects. But when the suspects start pointing fingers at one another, the detectives try an unusual tactic.

    • Episode 20

      20. Up in Flames / Drive-By

      aired: Thu, Apr 16, 2009

      In Birmingham, Detectives Jerry Williams and Chris Anderson investigate the murder of man found dead in the back of his burning pick-up truck. With most of the physical evidence destroyed, detectives must track down the people who were last seen with the victim. And in Minneapolis, a popular teenager in gunned down in a drive-by shooting while playing football in his front yard.

    • Episode 19

      19. Shattered Dreams/Left to Die

      aired: Thu, Mar 26, 2009

      In Louisville, a Sudanese man who fled genocide in Darfur is shot to death while working in his clothing store. When the store's surveillance video fails to identify the suspects, Det. Rick Arnold must hit the streets and pursue every possible lead in order to track down the killer. And in Birmingham, a young man is shot dead in his home.

    • Episode 18

      18. Out of Sight / Missing Piece

      aired: Thu, Mar 19, 2009

      In Minneapolis, after a night out with friends, a college student is stabbed to death while getting on his scooter to ride home. During a canvass of the crime scene, lead investigator Sgt. John Holthusen is confronted with the neighborhood's escalating violence when he catches a man being attacked. Holthusen must determine if the assailant is also the killer.

    • Episode 17

      17. Live Bait / Drama at the Classic

      aired: Thu, Mar 5, 2009

      In Minneapolis, a young man is robbed and killed while meeting up with a girl he met earlier on a bus. Sgts. Christopher Gaiters and Robert Dale need to find out if the murder was a random act of violence or if the girl the victim just met, set him up.

    • Episode 16

      After the First 48: Fool for Love/Crash

      aired: Tue, Oct 14, 2008

      In Birmingham, a thirty-year-old man is found murdered next to his car in an apparent robbery gone bad. When Detectives Warren Cotton and Cynthia Morrow round up the suspects, they're forced to pit brother against brother to get to the truth. In Louisville, Det. Will Brown and his team investigate the shooting of a thirty-two-year-old family man found dead in a parking lot.

    • Episode 15

      15. Devil Inside/Rattlesnake

      aired: Thu, Feb 5, 2009

      In Tucson, Det. John Dorer and his team investigate the gruesome murder of a 58-year-old woman found naked and dead under a highway overpass--a satanic symbol near the body is written in blood. When detectives learn about a similar case, they believe they may have a serial killer on their hands and quickly enlist the help of the entire Tucson PD to track down the killer before he strikes again.

    • Episode 14

      14. Out of the Past/Feud

      aired: Thu, Jan 29, 2009

      In Dallas, Detectives Randy Loboda and Scott Sayers are investigating the murder of a 54-year-old family man, gunned down in his home in front of his wife and children. Detectives must determine whether he was killed during a robbery gone wrong or if he was the target of a mysterious and sinister plot. And in Cincinnati, a gunfight in broad daylight ends the life of a 23-year-old man.

    • Episode 13

      13. Blood Money / Fifteen

      aired: Thu, Jan 22, 2009

      When Tucson Detectives John Dorer and Kathi Kelley arrive at the murder scene of a young man gunned down behind an apartment complex, their investigation is hampered by hostility from the victim s friends. Detectives think the friends know more than they are telling, but will they be able to get the friends to cooperate in order to find the killer?

    • Episode 12

      12. Obstruction / Flight Risk

      aired: Thu, Jan 15, 2009

      In Cincinnati, Det. Terry McGuffey and his team head to an apartment complex to investigate the shooting death of a 28-year old from Detroit. A witness comes forward to retrieve an item left at the crime scene, but insists she doesn't know anything about the murder. Detectives must determine if she knows more than she is telling.

    • Episode 11

      Season 8 Episode 11

      aired: Thu, Jan 15, 2009

      In Dallas, Det. Randy Loboda is called in to investigate the murder of two people--gunned down while idling in a car at the entrance gate of an apartment complex. With few leads, a surviving witness may be the only key to solving the case. In Miami, Det. Orlando Silva investigates the brutal stabbing death of an elderly man in his home.

    • Episode 10

      Collateral/Driven to Kill

      aired: Tue, Aug 26, 2008

      In Dallas, Det. Rick Duggan investigates the murder of a young man shot in the backseat of his friend's car. While scouring the crime scene, Duggan finds an interesting lead--mail. He hopes this clue will lead him to the killer. And in Minneapolis, Sergeants Bruce Folkens and Chris Karakostas must find the person who savagely beat a homeless man to death.

    • Episode 9

      9. Gone

      aired: Thu, Jan 1, 2009

      When Dallas Detective Dwayne Thompson checks out a missing persons apartment and finds it covered in blood, he's launched into one of the strangest cases in his career--a case that he must solve without the victim's body. Chasing a trail of clues, Thompson and the Dallas homicide team are always one step behind their suspect.

    • Episode 8

      8. Coma / Disappeared

      aired: Tue, Dec 9, 2008

      In Dallas, two teenaged boys are shot outside a nightclub--one is critically wounded, the other is left in a coma. As Det. Eddie Ibarra puts the pieces of the case together, he is temporarily pulled away to assist in the search of woman who has been missing for six days.

    • Episode 7

      7. After the First 48: Fool for Love / Crash

      aired: Tue, Oct 14, 2008

      Detective Rick Duggan arrested two suspects for the murder of Leonel Valle. Now the justice system needed to determine which of them was most responsible - the girlfriend, Marsela Cortez, whose fingerprints were found on his empty safe, or her jealous ex-boyfriend, Gerardo Hernandez?

    • Episode 6

      6. After the First 48: At Close Range / Murder on the Interstate Update

      aired: Tue, Oct 7, 2008

      As the First 48 ran out on Phoenix detectives, 16-year-old Lonny Bassett stood accused of brutally killing his two friends with a shotgun. Would his claim to self-defense hold water or would the evidence detectives collected in the first 48 be enough to convince jurors of his guilt? In Miami, a minor altercation on the highway ended with a shooting that took the life of an innocent young man.

    • Episode 5

      5. Smoke / Touch of Evil

      aired: Tue, Sep 23, 2008

      In Dallas, a man is found dead in a vacant lot. With no leads, witnesses or motive, lead Det. Rick Duggan and his team must put the pieces of the case together to find their killer. And in Minneapolis, Sgt. Gerhard Wehr and Sgt. Jerry Wallerich are working one of the most brutal crimes of their careers--the violent stabbings of a mother and her 10-year-old son.

    • Episode 4

      4. Snapped / Fallen Angel

      aired: Tue, Sep 16, 2008

      In Cincinnati, Detectives Jenny Luke and Terry McGuffey investigate the murder of a 56-year-old man brutally beaten to death in the stairwell of his apartment building. Luke tracks down two teenage suspects and is surprised to learn what triggered the deadly fight.

    • Episode 3

      Breaking the Silence/Letters of Intent

      aired: Tue, Jul 15, 2008

      In Minneapolis, Sergeants Bruce Folkens and Chris Karakostas work against the clock to solve the murder of an unknown homeless man, bludgeoned to death on the edge of the Mississippi Riverbank.

    • Episode 2

      2. Collateral / Driven to Kill

      aired: Tue, Aug 26, 2008

      In Detroit, Sgt. Gary Diaz and Officer Kelly Mullins investigate a triple shooting that left a young mother and her friend dead. The third victim, a critically injured 18-year-old girl, is the only one who can tell them what happened. And in Dallas, a man is intentionally run down and killed by someone in a car.

    • Episode 1

      1. Unwelcome Guest / Wrecked

      aired: Tue, Aug 19, 2008

      In Memphis, Sgt. Connie Justice investigates the homicide of a man found bludgeoned to death in his apartment. With no witnesses to the crime, Justice must rely on the physical evidence from the victim's apartment to track down her suspect.

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    • Episode 23

      In Cold Blood / Red Handed

      aired: Tue, Sep 2, 2008

      In Tucson, a grandfather is shot after answering a knock at his front door. The suspect's getaway car crashes a few blocks from the crime scene and the suspect flees. Det. Bill Hanson and his team hope that clues from the car will lead them to the alleged killers. And in Cincinnati, an elderly man is found strangled to death in his bedroom. Det. Jennifer Mitsch and her team hunt for a strange man who was seen knocking on neighbors' doors just before the murder.

    • Episode 22

      Moving Out / Among Thieves

      aired: Tue, Aug 5, 2008

      In Memphis, Sgt. Debo Carson and her team investigate the murder of a man shot dead outside of his house. The case takes a turn when a man investigators believe to be a witness becomes a suspect. In Dallas, a carjacking spree leaves one man dead. With only a general description of the getaway vehicle, a silver infinity, Sgt. Larry Lewis and his team must pull out all the stops to track down the killers.

    • Episode 21

      The Last Yard / Root of All Evil

      aired: Tue, Jul 29, 2008

      In Memphis Sgt. Eric Freeman and the homicide team investigate the high-profile murder of a University of Memphis college football player found shot in his car near the university campus. Investigators must determine if the victim's long-standing feud with a fellow student resulted in a deadly vendetta. In Tucson, Detectives Jennifer Whitfield and Mike Carroll investigate the double murder of a married couple shot in their home. Detectives cross state borders in search of two potential suspects, an exotic dancer and a drug dealer who mysteriously fled town the day after the double homicide.

    • Episode 20

      Bail Out / Seeing Red

      aired: Tue, Jul 22, 2008

      In Dallas, Detectives Scott Sayers and Ken Penrod are investigating a home invasion that left a young man dead. Is their suspect just a young suburban mom, or a criminal mastermind? And in Cincinnati, a brutal stabbing ends the life of a hard-working grandfather. After interviewing a series of family members, Det. Jenny Luke finds out that her suspect may be closer than she initially thought.

    • Episode 19

      Blackout

      aired: Tue, Jul 22, 2008

      In Dallas, Det. Robert Arredondo and his team investigate the murder of a 22-year-old man tied up and shot along with two of his friends during a robbery. Armed with only the street names of his two suspects, Arredondo must identify them and track them down in a manhunt that takes them across the country.

    • Episode 18

      Breaking the Silence / Letters of Intent

      aired: Tue, Jul 15, 2008

      In Cincinnati, Detectives Keith Witherell and Bill Hilbert attempt to crack the code of silence surrounding the death of a 28-year-old man gunned down on Main Street. In Dallas, Detectives Mark Ahearn and Robert Quirk work quickly to solve the murder of an aspiring social worker who risked her life by reaching out to help a two-time convicted killer.

    • Episode 17

      Season 7 Episode 17

      aired: Tue, Jul 15, 2008

      In Memphis, Lt. Toney Armstrong and his team respond to Memphis's worst mass murder in more than 15 years, where they find four adults and two children dead. Armstrong's entire team is called to action as they scramble for leads, while the local media follows their every move. When investigators learn that the killings may have been committed by a "Blackout" squad - a gang-ordered directive to wipe out an entire family - they need to find the killers before they strike again.

    • Episode 16

      Last Night Out / Death Do Us Part

      aired: Tue, Jul 8, 2008

      When a young man is gunned down outside a Cincinnati nightclub, witnesses see a young man running from the scene. Detectives Doug Lindle and Matt Thompson hope one of their witnesses can identify the shooter and help them catch a killer on the run. In Miami, a pair of one-year old twins cry helplessly in the back of a black SUV - their mother slumped over in the driver's seat, shot dead. Detectives Manny Castillo and Carlos Castellanos pursue every mysterious lead, hoping to find one that will identify their shooter.

    • Episode 15

      7x15

      aired: Tue, Jul 1, 2008

      In Tucson, Detectives Jennifer Whitfield and Mike Carroll are called to investigate the robbery/homicide of 27-year-old cab driver and father-to-be Timothy Royce. In what appears to be a brutal and random crime with no leads, the case takes a turn when detectives get a surprise tip to the whereabouts of their suspects. Now they must hunt them down before they flee the country.

    • Episode 14

      Frenzy / Hard Truth

      aired: Thu, May 29, 2008

      In Miami, Sgt. Louis Melancon and Det. Carlos Castellanos investigate the murder of two men savagely gunned down in the middle of a residential street. Detectives learn that a roommate of the two victim's is missing. Now they need to track him down to find out what he knows about the murders. And in Cincinnati, Det. Hilbert and his team search for the suspect in a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded. Detectives hope the wounded man will be able to identify their shooter.

    • Episode 13

      Deal Breaker / Gun Play

      aired: Thu, May 22, 2008

      In Memphis, Sgt. Bart Ragland must find out who shot and robbed a family man. In Tucson, Detective Jim Hanson hunts two suspects who allegedly gunned down a local high school student as he and his friends walked home from the mall.

    • Episode 12

      Season 7 Episode 12

      aired: Thu, May 15, 2008

      In Minneapolis, just days before Christmas, Sgt. Rick Zimmerman and Sgt. Tammy Diedrich are called to the murder of a young woman, found strangled in a partially burned car. As they fight against the clock and a snowstorm, the team soon realizes that the killer may be closer than they think.

    • Episode 11

      11. Shell Shocked / Cradle To Grave

      aired: Thu, Apr 10, 2008

      In Memphis, Sergeants Mundy Quinn and Kevin Lundy set up a sting to catch the victim's killer. And in Miami, Detective Manny Castillo and Sgt. Juan Herrera are called to a brazen execution in the middle of a bustling neighborhood in Coconut Grove.

    • Episode 10

      Dropped Call/Derailed

      aired: Thu, Apr 3, 2008

      In Tucson, a young man is found shot to death on the street. Detectives Bill Hanson and Mike Carroll follow two clues that could lead to a suspect - a dropped cell phone and a pawnshop slip tucked in the victim's pocket. In Memphis, Sergeant Debo Carson investigates the brutal murder of a woman whose body was found dumped on the railroad tracks. The case takes a dramatic turn when a tip comes in about a man who may know details about the murder that were never released to the media.

    • Episode 9

      Shell Shocked / Cradle To Grave

      aired: Thu, Mar 27, 2008

      In Memphis, Sergeants Mundy Quinn and Kevin Lundy set up a sting to catch the victim's killer. And in Miami, Detective Manny Castillo and Sgt. Juan Herrera are called to a brazen execution in the middle of a bustling neighborhood in Coconut Grove.

    • Episode 8

      Last Ride/Trailer Trap

      aired: Thu, Mar 20, 2008

      In Miami, Detective Carlos Castellanos is working the homicide case of a man found dead in a motel bathroom, the victim of an apparent robbery. With little evidence to go on, Castellanos must track down the victim's missing belongings in the hopes that what the killer stole will lead to his capture. In Memphis, Sergeant Caroline Mason is investigating the homicide of a man shot in a quiet residential street in the middle of the afternoon. A witness comes forward who says she saw a man from the neighborhood running from the scene. Mason needs to find the suspect before he becomes a victim of retaliation.

    • Episode 7

      Last Ride / Trailer Trap

      aired: Thu, Mar 13, 2008

      In Dallas, homicide Detectives Rick Duggan and Ken Penrod investigate the shooting of young man left in the trunk of an abandoned car. In Memphis Sergeants Terry Max and Caroline Mason work the murder of a man brutally murdered in a trailer park.

    • Episode 6

      Better Days / Wildflower

      aired: Thu, Mar 6, 2008

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    • Episode 5

      American Dream / Easter Sunday

      aired: Thu, Feb 7, 2008

      In Memphis, a man who fled the war in Bosnia is found shot dead in his truck. A surveillance video could lead Sgt. Joe Stark and his team to their suspects. In Detroit, a young father striving to escape life on the street turns up dead in the back of a car. Tips from his family could lead Sgt. Constance Slappey to the killer.

    • Episode 4

      Unnecessary Roughness/Stolen Life

      aired: Thu, Jan 31, 2008

      In Detroit, Lead Detective Lance Sullivan investigates the murder of a woman shot in her home. Police catch their suspect driving the victim's car, but don't have enough to charge him. Now Sullivan must race to collect evidence for a murder warrant before his suspect can post bail. And in Cincinnati, a young man is found shot dead in a parking lot after he and a friend tried to rob a street vendor. Detective Colin Vaughn and his team identify the suspect, but still need to find the second robber to close the case.

    • Episode 3

      Unnecessary Roughness / Stolen Life

      aired: Thu, Jan 24, 2008

      In Cincinnati, Ohio a children's Peace Bowl football tournament is interrupted by gunfire, leaving a teenager dead. With no leads, Detectives Greg Gehring and Kurt Ballman hope a witness will come forward to lead them to a suspect. And in Dallas, Texas Detectives Robert Quirk and PE Jones must find who robbed and shot a popular high school basketball coach.

    • Episode 2

      Double Time

      aired: Thu, Jan 17, 2008

      Cincinnati Homicide Detective Kurt Ballman investigates a brutal beating death in the close-knit East End neighborhood. In Memphis, Lieutenant Toney Armstrong and Sergeant Mason use surveillance footage to track down the killer of local teenager.

    • Episode 1

      Inked In Blood

      aired: Thu, Jan 10, 2008

      In Memphis, Sergeant Connie Justice investigates the murder of a 32-year-old tattoo artist shot to death during a robbery. The victim's husband, who survived the robbery, only knows the suspects' nicknames. Armed with stencils of tattoos the customers received before the robbery, Justice must identify and track down the multiple suspects.

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    • Episode 17

      17. Fit of Rage / Mean Streets

      aired: Thu, Dec 6, 2007

      In Cincinnati, Detectives Jenny Luke & Bob Randolph find a young woman who has been strangled in her living room. Crime scene evidence leads detectives to believe she may have known her killer. In Miami, a 65-year-old man is found dead in a pool of blood. Detective Ervens Ford must track down his only lead--the victim's stolen car--hoping to find the killer at the wheel.

    • Episode 16

      16. The Tender Trap / Bait and Switch

      aired: Thu, Nov 29, 2007

      In Miami, a mechanic is shot to death in his shop. Detective Juan Hererra and his team focus on the victim's everyday habits to find a reason why someone would want him dead. In Dallas, a young, small-town farmer is murdered while trying to buy a used car. With only a nickname to go on, Detective John Palmer and his team need to track down the car's seller to help them find their suspect.

    • Episode 15

      15. Motel No-Tell / Brotherly Love

      aired: Thu, Nov 8, 2007

      In Dallas, Detective Phil Harding investigates a brutal shooting in a motel parking lot that killed a 22-year-old and injured two of his friends. The surviving victims are the only ones who can identify the suspects. Detectives just have to convince them to talk. Then, in Memphis, Sergeants Ron Collins and Kevin Lundy must track down a murder suspect who may have fled the state.

    • Episode 13

      Bad Call/Ricochet

      aired: Thu, Oct 18, 2007

      In Miami, Detective Ricardo John is investigating the brutal homicide of a 19-year old girl. The detectives believe that she may have been murdered to send a message to her boyfriend, an alleged drug dealer. In Kansas City, Missouri, a man is shot dead during a gun fight. Detective Everett Babcock has to unravel the mountain of ballistics evidence on the scene to solve the case.

    • Episode 12

      Season 6 Episode 12

      aired: Thu, Oct 18, 2007

      In Miami, FL, Detective Freddy Ponce and Sgt. Louis Melancon unravel the mystery of a man found shot dead in his car. The key to the case could be the victim's cell phone, which was stolen shortly after the murder. In Memphis, TN, Sgts. Caroline Mason, Tony Mullins and JT Max investigate the murder of a man found shot dead in a backyard.

    • Episode 11

      Double Life

      aired: Thu, Sep 20, 2007

      In Detroit, Officer Anthony Wright Jr. is investigating the death of a man found shot behind an abandoned house. Wright learns that there has been a second shooting just minutes after the homicide, and it has been caught on tape. In Memphis, when a woman is found dead inside a house fire, Sergeant Kevin Lundy, who spent over a year working in arson, is called to the scene.

    • Episode 10

      Stepping Up/Foul Shot

      aired: Thu, Sep 13, 2007

      In Miami, Detective Ricardo John discovers a man stabbed to death behind an abandoned church. With no identification, the investigation hinges on identifying the victim through his fingerprints. When John finally gets a name for his victim, he is running out of time.

    • Episode 9

      About Face/Backyard Murder

      aired: Thu, Aug 30, 2007

      On a rainy night in Detroit, Sgt. Mike Martel finds a young man shot to death in a neighborhood yard. Martel finds he must rely on a friend of the victim's to help him close the case. And in Miami, Detectives Castillo and Castellanos work the murder of a young man brutally shot in broad daylight.

    • Episode 8

      Thrown Away/Crimson Trail

      aired: Thu, Aug 23, 2007

      In Miami, Det. Armando Aguilar may be working his last case in homicide. He must unravel the sad and mysterious death of a 14-year-old boy found decomposing in a dumpster. In Dallas, Det. Randy Loboda investigates the stabbing death of a Honduran immigrant found in an alley. The suspect goes on the run, and Loboda needs to bring him in before he can flee the country.

    • Episode 7

      7. Friend or Foe / Code of Silence

      aired: Thu, Aug 9, 2007

      In Dallas, Det. Dan Lusty and the homicide squad find a man with his throat slashed floating in a creek. The mystery deepens when they dig deeper into the victim's personal life. And in Memphis, Sgt. Kevin Lundy and his team investigate the murder of a 19-year-old man gunned down in the middle of a street. They soon find a witness whose story turns the investigation on its head.

    • Episode 6

      6. Floated Away / Tagged

      aired: Thu, Aug 9, 2007

      In Dallas, Det. Dan Lusty and the homicide squad find a man with his throat slashed floating in a creek. The mystery deepens when they dig deeper into the victim's personal life. And in Memphis, Sgt. Kevin Lundy and his team investigate the murder of a 19-year-old man gunned down in the middle of a street. They soon find a witness whose story turns the investigation on its head.

    • Episode 5

      5. Last Birthday

      aired: Thu, Aug 2, 2007

      In Cincinnati, a well-loved 58 year-old man is found shot dead in a hallway, still clutching a five-dollar bill. Detectives Matt Thompson and Doug Lindle visit the grief-stricken wife and learn the victim was murdered a day before his birthday. Thompson and Lindle rely on the help of the community to track down the suspects last seen with the victim moments before he was murdered.

    • Episode 3

      3. Bicycle Bandits / First Shot

      aired: Thu, Jul 26, 2007

      In Miami, a recent high-school graduate is gunned down and left to die in his father's arms. It's up to Sgt. Eunice Cooper and her team to track down the suspects, two teens who fled the scene on bicycles. And in Cincinnati, Detective Jenny Luke is on the trail of a man who may have taken revenge on a childhood friend he thought snitched on him.

    • Episode 2

      2. 20 Bucks / Family Friends

      aired: Thu, Jul 19, 2007

      In Cincinnati, a teenager watching a street fight is killed by a stray bullet. With little to go on, veteran homicide Detective Bob Randolph must piece together the truth behind who pulled the trigger. In Dallas, TX Det. Rick Duggan and his team find a victim shot and left behind a vacant house. With no leads, Det. Duggan must turn to the victim's best friend for help.

    • Episode 1

      Missing Witness; Who's Knocking

      aired: Thu, Jun 21, 2007

      In Miami, a man is gunned down at close range in broad daylight. Det. Freddie Ponce and his team follow a blood trail at the scene to an apartment complex, where they believe the suspect is hiding out. In Cincinnati, Dets. Doug Lindle and Matthew Thompson investigate the murder of a man shot outside his apartment.

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    • Episode 13

      Reversal of Fortune / Running Scared

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In Dallas, TX, Detective Rick Duggan must unravel the mystery of a body rolled up in a carpet and dumped on the side of a road. And in Miami, Detective Fernando Bosch takes it personally when a 66 year-old Cuban man is shot dead in the street.

    • Episode 12

      Reversal of Fortune/Running Scared

      aired: Thu, May 31, 2007

      In Miami, a former airline executive is stabbed to death in his car. Rookie detective Mario De Los Santos tracks two suspects and finds out that both the suspect and his victim shared promising futures-and a deadly vice.

    • Episode 11

      Hard Fall

      aired: Thu, May 24, 2007

      Dallas Detective Robert Quirk is investigating a gang shooting that left two dead and four with gunshot wounds. When surveillance tapes fail to identify the shooter, detectives must rely on witnesses for information. In Kansas City, Detective Robert Blehm is working the murder of a suburban man found dead in his pickup truck with a fist full of dollars and drugs. With a number of good prints on the scene, Blehm hopes that the forensic evidence will aid him in the hunt for his killer.

    • Episode 10

      Silenced

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In Dallas, Detectives Bob Ermatinger and Ken Penrod investigate the murder of an unidentified young woman found shot to death at White Rock Lake. In order to identify the victim and begin tracking down her killer, the detectives must rely on the few leads they have, from a cell phone found at the crime scene to the clothes the victim was wearing.

    • Episode 9

      Final Investment / Writing On the Wall

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In Memphis, a well-loved neighborhood investor is shot, and the only eyewitness is a young girl on her way home from school. Sgt. Mitch Oliver and his team must persuade the girl's mother to let her talk to police. And in Miami, the murder of a homeless man appears to involve the notorious MS-13 gang. Detective Aguilar and his team follow a mysterious trail of graffiti that they hope will lead to the killer.

    • Episode 8

      To Die For / Highway Revenge

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In Memphis, Tennessee, Sgt. Caroline Mason takes it personally when a 75-year-old man is shot dead in her old neighborhood. In Detroit, a man is found dead behind the wheel on Interstate 96 and Sgt. Mike Russell tracks a notorious gang to find the killer.

    • Episode 7

      The Good Book / Nightmare

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In Miami, Detective Manny Castillo is investigating a brutal double homicide. The key to the case could be a surviving third victim, who is clinging to life after being shot multiple times. In Dallas, detective PE Jones faces the ultimate whodunnit when he finds the charred remains of a body in a burning car. With 35 years as a cop under his belt, Jones uses old-fashioned footwork to find justice.

    • Episode 6

      The Good Book; Nightmare

      aired: Thu, Mar 8, 2007

      In Dallas, Texas, a family man is shot dead inside his apartment. Detective Kim Sanders and Paul Ellzey believe that the shooter killed the wrong man. They must find the intended target-- before the killer does. In Miami, FL, rookie Detective Mario De Los Santos gets his first big case: a triple homicide. He finds himself in the middle of a cycle of violence that threatens to spin out of control.

    • Episode 5

      Live to Tell / Field of Lies

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In Miami, Ricardo John catches his first case as lead detective: a young woman apparently raped and murdered in a vacant lot. In Dallas, Detectives Scott Sayers and Kenneth Penrod investigate a home invasion that left one man dead and his fiancée critically wounded. The case hangs on whether the surviving witness can identify her attackers.

    • Episode 4

      Blood Trail / 50G Murder

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In Memphis, Tennessee, a woman is brutally stabbed and left for dead in the street. When a witness comes forward with the license plate number of a van she saw driving from the scene, the homicide team must employ unique tactics to lure the suspect in. In Dallas, Texas, Detective Rick Duggan investigates the murder of an elderly man, shot inside his dental clinic. Investigators have little to work with until a woman comes into headquarters with information that seems too good to be true.

    • Episode 3

      Fatal Pickup / Bad Neighbor

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In Detroit, a double shooting in a vacant lot leads Lt. John Morell and Sgt. LaNesha Jones to an unlikely suspect--a 61 year old man. And in Dallas, Det. Eddie Ibarra must unravel the complex life of a victim riddled with bullets and dumped in a downtown park.

    • Episode 2

      Up in Smoke/Shot in the Dark

      aired: Thu, Jan 25, 2007

      In Memphis, a truck fire brings Sgt. William Ashton and the homicide team to the scene of a double murder. When the smoke clears, Ashton must track down a series of suspects in pursuit of the killer. In Kansas City, Kansas Det. Bill Michael works the murder of a woman found dead in the street. With few leads to go on, he's wondering how to find the killer when anyone could be a suspect.

    • Episode 1

      Family Secrets / Clipped

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In Memphis, a young couple goes missing. Fearing the worst, family members contact authorities for help. So the Memphis Homicide team finds themselves in an unusual situation: instead of investigating the loss of a life, they may be able to save one. In Miami, detectives are faced with the puzzling case of a young man shot behind a barbershop. With each new discovery, detectives get closer and closer to the truth. They ultimately realize that things aren't exactly as they appear.

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    • Episode 5

      5. The Wrong Man / Five Points Payback

      aired: Thu, Sep 21, 2006

      On a rain-soaked Memphis morning, Sgts. Tony Mullins and Mitch Oliver respond to a drive-by shooting, and learn that the victim is an innocent bystander. The man who says he was the intended target lead Mullins and Oliver on a manhunt for two brothers alleged to be the driver and the shooter.

    • Episode 4

      4. Fool for Love / Dumped

      aired: Thu, Sep 14, 2006

      At a gruesome crime scene in Dallas, TX, Detective Rick Duggan finds a badly decomposed body. To solve the case, detectives delve into the victim's past leading them on a trail lined with love and deceit. In Memphis, a dead body mysteriously dumped in an empty field has Detective Tim Helldorfer and his team scrambling for leads.

    • Episode 3

      3. Crossfire / School Ties

      aired: Thu, Aug 31, 2006

      In Miami, Detectives Emiliano Tamayo and Ervens Ford find a young woman shot dead in a convenience store. The store's surveillance footage reveals she may have been an innocent victim. Another man was the target. They need to find him before it's too late. Across town, fellow Miami Detectives Fernando Bosch and Rick Martinez are investigating the murder of a man shot dead on the street mid-day.

    • Episode 2

      2. The Run Around / Night Cap

      aired: Thu, Aug 24, 2006

      In Memphis, Sergeant Mitch Oliver and his team respond to the murder of a man shot in his car while parked at a local mini market. In order to track down their shooter, detectives must rely on witnesses who sometimes hide more than they reveal.

    • Episode 1

      1. Pre-Emptive Strike / Unlucky

      aired: Thu, Jul 20, 2006

      In Memphis, TN, Lt. Toney Armstrong and his team respond to a shooting where the killer may be barricaded in his apartment. Then the stand-off gives way to a dispute among friends where detectives must determine if the shooter was acting in self-defense, or not.

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    • Episode 7

      7. Twisted Honor / Vultures

      aired: Thu, Apr 14, 2005

      In Phoenix, Det. Dave Barnes must track down desperate lovers on the lam to solve a savage shotgun murder. And in San Antonio, Det. Tom Froelick and his team find a body of a woman in a wooded area and learn that she was last seen alive with a mysterious stranger.

    • Episode 6

      6. Roadside Burning / Blood Ties

      aired: Thu, Aug 4, 2005

      In Dallas, a motorist passing along a highway discovers a man's body with a knife wound to the chest and his genitals burnt up; the shocking riddle of this scene propels the detectives on an odyssey through a rowdy world of Texas prostitutes and drugs.

    • Episode 5

      5. Devil's Candy

      aired: Thu, May 12, 2005

      Soon after discovering a bullet-ridden body in Overtown section of Miami, Sgt. Joe Schillaci learns the murder may spark a bloody turf war between rival heroin dealers in the neighborhood. Schillaci realizes, to prevent further bloodshed, he must infiltrate the world of heroin dealers and get them to reveal the killer's identity.

    • Episode 4

      4. Silence in the Grove / Show Stopper

      aired: Thu, Apr 21, 2005

      In Miami's Coconut Grove, Sgt. Joe Schillaci and his team try to solve a near-impossible case of four men shot while sitting in their car. The shooting left an innocent passenger dead...but the three survivors refuse to name names.

    • Episode 3

      In the Wind

      aired: Thu, Mar 3, 2005

      Sgt. Jeffrey Coleman has seen a lot of missing persons cases in his career, but something about Latashia's disappearance makes his heart sink. On her way to a convenience store, Latashia simply vanished. On the surface, the dental student had everything going for her: A loving husband and three beautiful children. But Coleman and his partner, Bill Joyner, discover cracks beneath the surface. Latashia's mother accuses her son-in-law of abuse. Detectives bring him in, but he passes a lie detector test and is genuinely distraught. Detectives shift their focus to Latashia's mother, but she also passes a polygraph test. Canine units pick up Latashia's scent in a wooded area near her house, but the trail simply ends. There are now two distinct versions of Latashia's last day; Sgt. Coleman says the truth lies somewhere in the middle.

    • Episode 2

      Desperate Measures / The Big City

      aired: Thu, Feb 3, 2005

      Detectives Ayanna Corbin and Michael Cochran rush to save a missing mother of four children who's left behind a suicide note. And Detective Bob Berent goes looking for a disoriented and confused woman who's wandering the streets of Chicago--an easy target in the big city.

    • Episode 1

      A History of Violence

      aired: Thu, Jan 20, 2005

      When a young woman and her babies vanish, detectives discover that a second woman and her baby are missing, too, and one man may be responsible for both disappearances. Detectives Lorna Conley, Nannette Ansley, and Pam Childs must use all their skills to solve the double kidnapping.

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    • Episode 12

      12. Silent Witness / Halley Street Slayings

      aired: Thu, Nov 18, 2004

      In Miami, when a hard-working store worker is cut down in a hail of gunfire, a veteran Sgt. Pepi Granado and his team must turn to a silent witness--the store's video surveillance system, which caught the murder on tape; and in Detroit, Sgt. Jo Ann Kinney and Detective Ed Williams tackle the case of a young couple found brutally killed in their house and learn that the victims knew their killer.

    • Episode 11

      11. At Close Range/Murder In Motor City

      aired: Thu, Sep 16, 2004

      When Phoenix homicide Detective Tom Kulesa realizes a potential witness to a double murder has gone missing, he must race against time to stop another vicious killing; and in Detroit, Sergeant Jo Ann Kinney must turn to forensics to solve the murder of a man found dead in a brand new Cadillac Escalade.

    • Episode 10

      10. Stripper's Revenge/Dead On Arrival

      aired: Thu, Sep 2, 2004

      Hours after a jealous stripper vows revenge, her two-timing boyfriend is shot and killed. But the girlfriend is not the shooter, and it's up to Detective Tom Kulesa of Phoenix PD to unravel the mystery.

    • Episode 9

      Desert Bones / Party's Over

      aired: Thu, Aug 19, 2004

      Desert Bones: Detectives Sallie Dillian and Cliff Jewell investigate a female skeleton found in the desert. Along with forensic anthropologist Laura Fulginiti they work to determine who the mystery woman is. At first, they don't even know if she was murdered. But they use the scattered forensic and physical evidence to determine her identity and crack the case. Party's Over: 18-year-old Kenny Smith is shot in the head as a party of hundreds of high school students is breaking up. Because he is not expected to survive, homicide detectives Sandy Rodriguez and Tom Kulesa are called to the scene. Witnesses describe the shooter as a black male in a ski mask. In an intriguing development, there is a report of another non-fatal shooting that took place nearby, where the victim also described the shooter as a black male in a ski mask. Rodriguez and Kulesa must determine if the two events are related, who would have been after Kenny Smith, and why.

    • Episode 8

      8. Desert Bones/Party's Over

      aired: Tue, Aug 17, 2004

      Detectives Dillian and Jewell join forensic anthropologist Laura Fulginiti to determine the identity of a female skeleton found in the desert. And the shooting of a teenager at a high-school party puts Detectives Rodriguez and Kulesa on the trail of a shooter wearing a ski mask.

    • Episode 7

      7. Fire In The Rain/Family Feud

      aired: Thu, Aug 12, 2004

      When a partially torched body of a prostitute is discovered, police must work quickly to determine the Jane Doe's identity. And Sergeant Joann Kinney races against time to find two shooting victims who may still be alive. For homicide detectives, the clock starts ticking the moment they are called. Their chance of solving a case is cut in half if they don't get a lead in The First 48.

    • Episode 6

      6. On Ice/Body In The Canal

      aired: Thu, Aug 5, 2004

      The brutal murder of a young worker at a Phoenix ice rink turns into a cat-and-mouse game as Detective Steve Orona and Detective Alex Femenia track a cunning killer. And when a body is found floating in the Arizona canal, Detective Tommy Kulesa and Detective Paul Dalton must solve a double mystery--who's the victim and who's the killer?

    • Episode 5

      5. Body In The Park/Ruby Street Shooting

      aired: Thu, Jul 1, 2004

      Police try to convince the frightened residents of a Miami housing project known as the "Pork and Beans" to help them track down the man who's been terrorizing the community. But after the third murder in a month, no one even calls 911.

    • Episode 3

      3. Double Murder On Haskell/Back Alley Revenge

      aired: Thu, Jun 24, 2004

      When a couple is found shot to death, Kansas City investigators track down two suspects and must convince one of them to give up the other--his own father; and detectives must rely on inhabitants of a drug-ridden area to help solve a murder, hoping that the word on the street will crack the case.

    • Episode 2

      2. Overkill/Left For Dead

      aired: Thu, Jun 10, 2004

      Miami homicide detectives race against time in the critical first hours of investigation to find the evidence necessary to charge two suspects in a brutal murder case; & police find a man who's been shot and left for dead, but with no evidence, witnesses, or even a name for their victim, the detectives have got their work cut out for them. Find out if these driven detectives can make their cases.

    • Episode 1

      1. Gangs Of Little Havana/Execution In Coconut Grove

      aired: Thu, Jun 3, 2004

      A wall of silence from a frightened community hampers efforts to solve a brutal murder; and a mother of two is shot execution-style in her kitchen in an affluent neighborhood. In a visual style more like drama than reality show, we tail Miami homicide investigators as they race time to solve these murders. Who're the suspects? Are the detectives right?

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    • Episode 25

      The First 48: On Ice / Body In the Canal

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      The brutal murder of a young worker at an all-night ice rink in Phoenix turns into a cat-and-mouse game as Detectives Steve Orona and Alex Femenia track a cunning killer. And when a body is found floating in the Arizona canal, detectives Det. Tommy Kulesa and Det. Paul Dalton must solve a double mystery -- who is their victim and who is their killer? First 48's cameras were with the detectives of Phoenix's expert homicide team from the first moments of their investigations to their dramatic and stunning resolutions.

    • Episode 24

      The First 48: Killing Spree

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      Shortly after midnight on a Saturday morning a man is shot to death in the crime-ridden Miami projects known as the "Pork and Beans." It is the third murder in a month in the projects and no one even calls 911. A nearby patrolman hears the shots and finds the body, but nobody knows who the victim is, who shot him or why. Sergeant Joe Schillaci heads the homicide team that must crack the mystery. During the course of their investigation they realize their suspect has been terrorizing the projects - he's responsible for all three murders. They work the streets, hoping to convince the frightened residents to come forward with information that will help them catch the predator, before he kills again.

    • Episode 23

      The First 48: Double Murder On Haskell / Back Alley Revenge

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      Double Murder On Haskell: In Kansas City, Kansas, night has fallen and homicide detectives are roused from their beds to investigate a double murder at a known dope house. Their only witness, a scared old man who fled the scene moments before the killings occurred, points detectives toward a father and son team of drug dealers who are known for delivering harsh punishment to those who cross them. Investigators will test the strength of family ties when they pit these suspects against each other to discover the truth. Back Alley Revenge: The sun is just coming up when shots ring out in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Kansas City, Missouri. A resident sees two hooded individuals dragging a body through the street. By the time investigators arrive, the sun is shining and the corpse lies facedown in an alley. With nothing to go on but a description of the suspects? clothing, detectives on Kansas City?s ?Murder Squad? must turn to the inhabitants of this drug- and gang-ridden area for assistance, hoping that the word on the street will help them crack this case.

    • Episode 22

      The First 48: Silent Witness / Halley Street Slayings

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In Miami, when a hard-working store worker is cut down in a hail of gunfire, a veteran Sgt. Pepi Granado and his team must turn to a silent witness--the store's video surveillance system, which caught the entire murder on tape; and in Detroit, Sgt. Jo Ann Kinney and Detective Ed Williams tackle the case of a young couple found brutally killed in their house and learn that the victims knew their killer. They must track down reluctant witnesses deep in the narcotics game...before their killer has a chance to get away.

    • Episode 21

      The First 48: At Close Range / Murder In Motor City

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In the first case, "At Close Range", Phoenix Detective Tom Kulesa, is in charge of investigating a shocking double homicide. A young couple was shot execution style while driving through a quiet rural suburb. With news that a young female bystander is missing from the scene Kulesa is in a race against time before another vicious killing takes place. In the second case, "Murder in Motor City", Sergeant Jo Ann Kinney investigates a homicide on the crime ridden eastside of Detroit. An unidentified male has been left for dead in the back of a brand new Cadillac Escalade. With neighbors afraid to talk Kinney must work with what's she's got to solve this puzzling murder.

    • Episode 20

      The First 48: Stripper's Revenge / Dead On Arrival

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      Hours after a jealous stripper vows revenge, her two-timing boyfriend is shot and killed. But the girlfriend is not the shooter, and it's up to Detective Tom Kulesa of Phoenix PD to unravel the mystery. And when a young father is dragged screaming from his bed in the middle of the night and gunned down in his doorway, Detective Mike Polk must figure out fact from fiction in witnesses' stories before the killers' trail grows cold.

    • Episode 19

      The First 48: At Death's Door / Wrong Side of the Tracks

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In the first case, At Death's Door, Miami homicide detective Mayree Morin and her team of investigators are on their way to work on a sunny morning when they are called to a brutal murder scene. A man, shot at least a dozen times assassination-style, straddles a doorway in one of Miami's roughest areas. No one in the vicinity saw anything, but detectives quickly learn that an ongoing war over drug turf has recently paralyzed the neighborhood. With just hours to work with, Morin's team must move fast to land a suspect before the killer slips away. In the second case, Wrong Side of the Tracks, the son of a celebrated neurosurgeon is discovered near dawn, shot to death along the railroad tracks in Miami's desolate Overtown neighborhood. The investigation leads straight-talking veteran detective Ervens Ford and his rookie partner Kevin Ruggiero down a shady path of halfway houses, strip clubs, and misguided wealth. The pressure is on as the detectives meticulously backtrack the victim's last steps...trying to nail down a solid lead before their trail runs cold.

    • Episode 17

      The First 48: Body In the Park / Ruby Street Shooting

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      A body burned beyond recognition is found in Fairmount Park. Sgt. Irma Labrice sends homicide detectives Leon Lubiejewski and Michael Gross to respond to the scene. When they arrive, they don't have much to go on: the identity of the victim is unknown and there are few clues on the scene that will help them solve this crime. It's a race against the clock to find this person's identity . . . and the killer's. On the other side of town on Ruby Street, an argument between friends and family has turned deadly. A man by the name of Eugene Morell has been shot dead in his home. Det. Bill Kelhower and his team are called and begin to work the homicide. As soon as they arrive, they realize no one is talking. It becomes clear they will have to rely on physical evidence at the scene to piece together what happend. The question is, will they be able to get solid clues within The First 48 to solve this case?

    • Episode 16

      The First 48: Fire In the Rain / Family Feud

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In the first case, Fire In the Rain a partially torched body of a female prostitute is discovered in a remote industrial area of Detroit. With no witnesses and little physical evidence, homicide detective P.O. Moises Jimenez must work quickly to determine the identity of this Jane Doe, his only lead to a brutal killer. In the second case, Family Feud, 28-year veteran of the force Sgt. Jo Ann Kinney takes a disturbing report from a terrified witness who claims that a cousin has shot two family members in a car. With only an unconfirmed story to work with, Kinney's team has very little time to apprehend a dangrous criminal and locate the two possible victims, whom they believe might still be alive.

    • Episode 15

      The First 48: Gangs of Little Havana / Execution In Coconut Grove

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In this opening episode of The First 48 homicide investigators attempt to solve two murders where the killers brutally pulled the trigger at point-blank range. In "Gangs of Little Havana," the team find a young man lying dead on the sidewalk in an area noted for gangland violence. From the outset this appears to be the latest tragic result of a turf war between two gangs. The investigating team is hampered by a wall of silence from a frightened community. But hour by hour the full story of what really happened begins to emerge. In "Execution in Coconut Grove," a convenience store owner appears to have invited someone she knows into her home before being savagely shot twice in the head. The detectives quickly discover that she also sold jewelry, and a ransacked room suggests that this could be a robbery that went wrong. Or is this what the murderer hoped they would think? With no obvious suspects a major forensic operation gets underway with the house examined inch by inch for fingerprints, which could put a name and face to the killer.

    • Episode 14

      The First 48: House of Blood / Last Man Standing

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      A brutal stabbing in Little Havana has Detective Carlos Castellanos following a trail of bloody footprints the killer left as he fled the scene. It will take bloodhounds and a frantic pace to track down the killer in this whodunit. Sergeant Confessor Gonzalez has a mystery on his hands. A young man is found gunned down in a parking lot, and a trail of blood at the scene indicates a second victim. Who is he and what does he know? Gonzalez needs to find the answers to those questions to solve this case.

    • Episode 13

      The First 48: Memphis Blues / Knife to the Heart

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      Miami detectives respond to the stabbing murder of an elderly man found dead in his home. After collecting key evidence on the crime scene and talking to witnesses, Detective Rolando Garcia starts to suspect the victim's mentally ill nephew may have committed the murder. In Memphis, Sergeant Caroline Mason investigates the murder of a young man outside of a liquor store. She uses all her interrogation kills and street smarts to find her suspect.

    • Episode 12

      The First 48: Pack of Lies

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In Miami, Sgt. Altarr Williams and Detective Leo Tapanes discover a young man brutally stabbed to death in his house. The investigators soon learn that the victim may have been killed by associates in an alleged crystal meth ring. To find the killer, they must infiltrate the drug ring in order to discover the truth buried in a pack of lies.

    • Episode 11

      The First 48: Close Ties / Last Call

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      CLOSE TIES When Phoenix Detective Alex Femenia is called to a scene where three young people are found dead in their home, it is his job to cull through the evidence and determine what happened at this bloody scene. As night falls, the detective waits for the Medical Examiner to arrive to determine if this is the scene of a triple murder or a murder suicide.LAST CALL In Memphis, TN, Sergeant Tony Mullins and Lead Investigator Sgt. Caroline Mason get their first call of the week. A woman calls 911 to report a dead body laying on the front lawn of a home. When the detectives arrive on the scene, the mother of the victim is there and gives the sergeants a clue. She tells them the last time she saw her son alive, he was with his girlfriend. With the clock ticking, it is now up to the sergeants to locate the girlfriend and find out exactly what she knows.

    • Episode 10

      The First 48: Dead Man Running

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      For homicide detectives, the clock starts ticking the moment they are called. Their chance of solving a case is cut in half if they don't get a lead in "The First 48". Each passing hour gives suspects more time to flee, witnesses more time to forget what they saw, and crucial evidence more time to be lost forever. Follow detectives from around the country during these critical hours as they race against time to find the suspect.

    • Episode 9

      The First 48: Last Exit / Out Cold

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      LOCATION: PHOENIX Two patrol officers driving on a service road to the black canyon freeway notice a dark shape at the curb. When they pull over they find a man lying dead in the road. Responding Homicide Detective Jeremy Rosenthal has been with Phoenix Police Department for eight years. This is just his fifth case a homicide detective. He and Sr. Detective Alex Feminia will investigate this mysterious case. LOCATION: MIAMI In Miami, Detectives Armando Aguilare, and Fernando Bosch, are investigating the death of a man found in front of a bar on a little Havana sidewalk, his skull cracked. With no leads, Detectives have to find out who their victim is and how he ended up out cold. But after the autopsy they know one thing for certain. This is a homicide.

    • Episode 8

      The First 48: Point Blank / Shoot Out

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      LOCATION: MEMPHIS Memphis Sergeants respond to an unusual scene, a dead man hunched over a swing set. Working with clues found on the crime scene, Sergeants piece together information and locate potential witnesses. The case takes an unexpected turn when they are able to locate and crack an uncooperative witness.LOCATION: MIAMI In Miami Detective Fernando Bosch investigates a murder that takes him across state lines. On a desperate search to find the killer of a man who died in Miami, their leads take them to a potential suspect who has reportedly fled to Atlanta. What the detectives find out when they get there surprises them all.

    • Episode 7

      The First 48: Fifty Dollar Murder / Murder In Liberty City

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      LOCATION: MEMPHIS In Memphis, TN a store clerk is shot during a robbery at a convenience store. Sgt. Connie Justice and Sgt. Ron Collins find extensive forensic evidence at the scene but none of it points to a suspect. Their only hope is surveillance cameras that captured the violent struggle on tape. They hope this will give them the lead they need to i.d. the killer. LOCATION: MIAMI In Miami, Sgt. Jose "Pepi" Granado and rookie detective Armando Aguilar are confronted with a dead victim and a wounded man at two crime scenes just blocks apart. With no on talking, they rely on old-fashioned police work to find a man who knows what happened that night.

    • Episode 6

      The First 48: Torched

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      LOCATION: MIAMI In Miami, Sgt. Mo Velazquez and Detective Freddy Ponce discover an unidentified victim in the back seat of a torched rental car. The investigation takes a bizarre turn, as detectives uncover a kidnapping and robbery plot involving a crew of drug dealers. They must find everyone involved - before they all disappear.

    • Episode 5

      The First 48: Foolproof Alibi / Left Behind

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In Miami, when a young father-to-be is gunned down in broad daylight, Sgt. Eunice Cooper and Detective Ervens Ford are sure they know who did it. But when their primary suspect claims he was at home when the shooting occurred - and has the record from his GPS ankle bracelet to prove it - they must work against the odds to catch their killer. In Phoenix, Detectives Steve Orona and Jeremy Rosenthal respond to a call of a foul odor coming from an apartment. When they arrive at the scene their worst fears are realized. The body of a woman, wrapped in a blanket, is decomposing on the floor of the bathroom. The detectives are now in a race against time to try and find the killer. They chase their suspect to Mexico, hoping to find him before he disappears.

    • Episode 4

      The First 48: Duct Tape Murder / Custody of the Devil

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      DUCT TAPE MURDER In Memphis, Sgts. Tony Mullins and Doreen Shelton get caught in the rumor mill and must separate truth from lies as they struggle to identify the two men who robbed and killed a neighborhood drug dealer. CUSTODY OF THE DEVIL And in Miami, when a daughter discovers her mother's body, Detectives Tamayo and Ruggerio search for the elusive killer and learn that sometimes the harshest punishment happens outside the law.

    • Episode 3

      The First 48: Fish Out of Water / Good Samaritan

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      FISH OUT OF WATER In Miami, FL, homicide detective Fernando Bosch is faced with what appears to be the murder of an innocent tourist from Ohio. But the discovery of thousands of counterfeit dollars under the victim's bed leads him to believe the phony bills may have cost him his life. When a homeless man is brutally stabbed defending a local restaurant owner, Sgt. Eunice Cooper, Det. Ervens Ford and Detective Emiliano Tamayo must track the hero's killer before he disappears into the underbelly of Miami's homeless community.

    • Episode 2

      The First 48: Fallen / Texas

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      In Miami, Sgt. Joe Schillaci finds a young man's body next to a high-rise, a victim of an apparent suicide. But his investigation takes a twist when he discovers signs of a struggle on the victim's body. Schillaci soon learns the man was seen with a mysterious woman only hours before his death - but the woman has disappeared. She may be the killer - or yet another victim. In Dallas, Dets. Randy Loboda and Phil Harding find two bodies, burned up, in opposite side of town on the same night. Loboda's investigation leads to a motel where they find a bloody room, the possible murder scene, while Harding learns the two victims may have been killed by the same killer.

    • Episode 1

      The First 48: Silence In the Grove / Show Stopper

      aired: Mon, Apr 2, 2012

      EP 122: "Silence in the Grove/Show Stopper" In Miami's Coconut Grove, Sgt. Joe Schillaci and his team try to solve a near-impossible case of 4 men shot while sitting in their car. The shooting left an innocent passenger dead...but the 3 survivors refuse to name names. And when Det. Emiliano Tamayo and his rookie partner Det. Kevin Ruggerio find a local celebrity murdered in his apartment, they realize the key to the case is the victim's cellphone missing from the scene. As they work the murder around the clock, Ruggerio learns he must make a personal sacrifice to solve the case.

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