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17 Feb. 2005
Downstream Drifter/Murder in Room 162
In San Antonio, TX, Det. Tim Angell and his partners find a nameless man beaten to death floating in a creek; they must race to identify the victim and find anyone who may have known him. And in Phoenix, Det. Mike Polk and his team painstakingly reconstruct the final hours of a man found dead hogtied in a hotel room.
 
21 Jul. 2005
Murder in the Driveway/Double Shooting in the Beans
In a case of young man shot dead in Little Haiti, Miami Detective Ervens Ford and his team learn the suspected killer is a member of a notorious gang. The team must hunt him down, before he flees the country. And when two teenagers are brutually gunned down in the Pork-n-Beans project, Sgt. Pepi Granado and Det. Freddy Ponce learn there's a witness who saw the murders go down.
 
7 Oct. 2008
After the First 48: Fool for Love/Crash
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.
 
9 Dec. 2008
Coma/Disappeared
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.
 
15 Jan. 2009
Crashing the Gate/6000 Motives
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.
 
29 Jan. 2009
Out of the Past/Feud
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.
 
5 Feb. 2009
Devil Inside/Rattlesnake
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.
 
12 Feb. 2009
Update Special: Blindsided/Killing Spree
In this episode two crimes that had been solved in previous episodes were followed as they went to trial. In Blindsided a woman had been shot from behind as she left work in an apparent robbery attempt. And in the other a young man is shot and killed because he looked at someone the wrong way.
 
19 Feb. 2009
Blame Game/Chasing Shadows
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.
 
19 Mar. 2009
Out of Sight/Missing Piece
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.
 
26 Mar. 2009
Shattered Dreams/Left to Die
A Somali man who immigrated from Darfur to America and opened a store is murder during an apparent robbery. And a man is shot and killed, and his girl friend is shot and left for dead in what looks like a home invasion.
 
24 Apr. 2009
One Heart
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.
 
Jul. 2011
Stolen Lives/Family Bonds
Miami detective, Fabio Sanchez and the homicide team investigate the murder of a man stabbed in the street. In Dekalb County, Georgia, shots are fired in broad daylight on a residential street, leaving one teenage boy dead and another critically injured.
 
Sep. 2011
Love Her Madly/Off Track
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. 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.
 
1 Sep. 2011
No Return/Dangerous Game
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.
 
Oct. 2011
Blood Alley/Bad Deal
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. 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.
 
Oct. 2011
The Chase/One Shot
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.
 
Dec. 2011
Love Kills/Justified
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.
 
19 Jan. 2012
Hot Lot/Blind Faith
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.
 
7 Jun. 2012
A Simple Plan
A home invasion in Harris County, TX turns deadly when a woman is murdered in front of her daughter. In Dallas, a teenager trying to sell his gun pays the ultimate price.
 
16 Aug. 2012
Deadly Ride/Wrong Place, Wrong Time
A Cleveland man shot while driving his car sends detectives on a manhunt across four states to find his killer. In Miami, a man is gunned down in broad daylight but detectives have to rely on the tight-lipped citizens of Overtown to solve the murder.
 
6 Sep. 2012
Episode dated 6 September 2012
In Dallas, a dismembered body is found burned in an open field. With no leads on the victim s identity, detectives turn to the public for help in solving this baffling case.
 
15 Nov. 2012
Fatal Call
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.
 
18 Apr. 2013
Uncommon Valor
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.
 
2 May 2013
The Girl Who Knew Too Much/The Guardian
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.
 
12 Sep. 2013
Last Stop: Paradise/Bad Blood
In Broward County, when a migrant worker is robbed and beaten to death, Dets. Valerian Perez and Kevin Forsberg must track down a vicious predator before he strikes again. Then, in Cleveland, a man is shot dead in broad daylight at a carwash, and Dets.
 
3 Oct. 2013
When a Stranger Calls/Sweet 16
In Dallas, an elderly woman is beaten and strangled in her home. When the victim's missing bank card starts being used detectives follow the trail hoping it will lead to her killer.
 
24 Oct. 2013
A Date with Death/Paid in Blood
In Cleveland, for Detectives Kathleen Carlin and Tim Entenok, friends are the key to solving the murder of a father shot in the back. And in Dallas, can a surprising lead help Detective Brian Tabor catch up to the killer of an elderly man?
 
29 Nov. 2013
Bound and Burned
When an expectant father is found bound and burned in a creek bed, Dallas Det. Scott Sayers must unravel a deadly robbery plot, to identify his suspects and bring them to justice.
 
20 Dec. 2013
Teardrops/Almost Home
In Dallas, a man is shot dead by a car thief and Detectives race to find the stolen vehicle before the killer gets away. And, in Cleveland, Detectives hunt for a witness to ID the shooter of young man robbed and killed outside a party.
 
27 Dec. 2013
Murder Rap
When a bullied teen is gunned down outside a public library, Cleveland Detectives are shocked to discover the motive behind this senseless attack.
 
28 Feb. 2014
Heartless
In New Orleans, the brutal murder of a mother and her two children sends Detective Darrell Doucette on the hunt for a suspect the victims may have known.
 
10 Apr. 2014
The Rookie/Cornered
When a father is robbed and shot in the street, Cleveland Detective Kathy Cruz faces her first case as lead and discovers that her suspect is one of Ohio's most dangerous criminals. Then in New Orleans, Detective Justin Rice struggles to find a witness when a neighborhood is scared silent in the brazen daytime shooting of an innocent man.
 
24 Apr. 2014
Abandoned in the Bayou
In New Orleans, when a mother of five is found bound and executed in a vacant lot, Detectives Mike McCleery and Bob Bachelder race to piece together the final hours of her life to catch her vicious killer--before he strikes again.
 
1 May 2014
Episode dated 1 May 2014
In Dallas, a young father is shot dead outside a bar, and the killer is caught is caught on video. But can detectives find someone to ID him? Then, in Cleveland, a mother of six is gunned down on her birthday, leaving her family devastated and the homicide team desperate to figure out who pulled the trigger.
 
8 May 2014
Trust No One/Risky Business
In Cleveland, after a beloved neighbor is murdered in his own home, Detective Art Echols is on the hunt for a killer who may be closer than he thinks. Then in Dallas, after a robbery that left one man dead and another severely wounded, Detective Steve David needs to track down two killers before they strike again.
 
3 Jul. 2014
Cold Embrace
In Cleveland, after a man is found dead in his car, the autopsy reveals he was strangled to death. Detectives Nate Sowa and Ray Diaz take the case and uncover a secret relationship that could lead them to their killer. But with Sowa's retirement right around the corner, can he solve the murder before the case goes cold?
 
7 Aug. 2014
Bad Attitude/Strapped
In Cleveland, when a young man is shot down in broad daylight, a victim of gang warfare, Detectives Ray Diaz and Nate Sowa need to track down two killers before the violence escalates. Then in Broward County, a man is shot in the head but still clinging to life as Detectives Valerian Perez and Kevin Forsberg race to get their shooter off the streets.
 
14 Aug. 2014
Episode dated 14 August 2014
New Orleans Detective Ryan Vaught investigates a gruesome and horrific murder: a grandmother and her four-year-old grandson shot in her bedroom, leaving the grandmother dead and the four-year-old struggling to survive.
 
28 Aug. 2014
Senior Year
Detectives Mike McCleery and Bob Bachelder investigate the murder of a promising high-school senior, shot to death the week before Christmas, and stuffed in the trunk of his car, 25 miles from home.
 

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