A young ambitious world news reporter turns up dead the day she breaks a big news story implicating a high ranking official in a sex scandal. Carrie and Al both use their connections in high places to access information.
When Carrie recognizes a murdered city official as someone she played poker with at an underground casino, she puts her career on the line by admitting her illegal activities and volunteers to go back to the tables undercover.
Carrie and Al investigate when Elliot's old friend is found dead after a charity event they had all attended. Elliot has trouble in his marriage, and old secrets come out about his "3 amigos" days as a young employee of the mayor's office.
Carrie and Al investigate the murder of a movie star found shot to death in his dressing room. The victim had changed his ways, but a meeting with a woman in an out of the way lounge creates suspicion.