5 Seasons | 119 Episodes
Obsession: Dave Reichert and the Green River KillerAired on Dec 15, 2005
Finding BTKAired on Dec 01, 2005
Death of a Deacon / A Wife's MissionAired on Jan 14, 2006
When a church deacon is found shot to death it looks like police may have stumbled upon a multi-party murder plot. And, a wife remains a key suspect in her husband’s murder case for six years, until she attempts to prove her own innocence.
Snatched/A Detective's PromiseAired on Nov 17, 2005
106 - The Sunday Morning SlasherAired on Feb 04, 2006
Law enforcement officials fear they may have to release a serial killer from prison until a 24-year-old murder case gives them a chance to lock him up for good.
Caught on Tape / A Son RememberAired on Feb 11, 2006
A video tape made at an ATM machine helps police in Louisville, KY, to nab a man suspected of raping 13 women. And a DA investigator in Georgia helps crack a murder case that his father, a police chief, first worked on 30 years before.
On the Case: Nacole's KillerAired on Mar 11, 2006
107 - Killer on Campus / The Bow HunterAired on Apr 02, 2006
Thirty-two years after the killing of University of Michigan law student Jane Mixer, police use DNA found on her pantyhose to finally track down the killer. And psychologists help solve a cold case by suggesting the lead detective take a page from the game of romance, and play hard to get with the killer.
Something Snapped / A Killer's DreamAired on Apr 08, 2006
The Family / The Clue That StuckAired on Apr 15, 2006
A detective vows not to shave until he solves the murder of a young Oregon woman. It takes three years and a string of Mexican Mafia informants to crack the case and allow the dedicated detective to shave his beard. And in a California case, investigators track down a killer with the help of DNA found on the duct tape used to wrap the murder victim’s head.
Daddy Dearest/A Pastor's WifeAired on May 06, 2006
Nine years after the murders of a mother and her teenage daughters, a wiretapped conversation between the suspected killer and his sister helps police to crack the case. And the baffling murder of a Virginia woman is solved when human bones are discovered by a geologist working in North Carolina.
Innocence Stolen/Danger at the DoorAired on Jul 08, 2006
The Interrogation/The SlideAired on Jul 01, 2006
The Taunt / Death in DeadwoodAired on Jul 29, 2006
A serial rapist seals his own fate when he sends a taunting letter to police. And when a man is found dead in South Dakota, his head bashed in by a 50-pound rock, investigators go on a 20-year search for the killers.
A Child RemembersAired on Aug 12, 2006
Our cameras follow Detective Manny Reyes as he investigates the 1990 murder of a Fort Worth, Texas woman. Reyes talks to the woman’s two sons, who believe that her husband, Bobby, was the murderer.
The Black DahliaAired on Sep 09, 2006
Bill Kurtis examines one of the most infamous cold cases in Los Angeles history — the 1947 murder of actress Elizabeth Short, who was found nude and cut in half in an empty lot. Though charges have never been filed in the case, theories abound.
The Deadly Stroll/Unholy SecretAired on Sep 23, 2006
In Rhode Island, policewomen go undercover in as street walkers to nab the man suspected of murdering three prostitutes. And a dagger-shaped letter opener is the key piece of evidence that links a priest to the grisly 1980 murder of a nun in Toledo, Ohio.
A Deadly Affair / The Sting OperationAired on Sep 30, 2006
After 19 years, Kansas detectives reopen the case of a banker found beaten to death in his bed–and the chief suspect is his cheating wife. And a man with a guilty conscience helps Arkansas police to crack a cold case of murder.
NCIS / Exhuming the TruthAired on Oct 07, 2006
After U.S. Navy sailor disappears in 68, the Navy claims he went AWOL. But his sister works for over 30 years to prove that he was really killed. And DNA from a cigarette butt helps detectives to unravel a 20-year-old case of rape and murder.
Cross Country Connection/Eyes at the WindowAired on Oct 21, 2006
Abandoned Houses/A Son's MemoryAired on Oct 28, 2006
A Knock at the Door/ShatteredAired on Nov 18, 2006
A Deadly Pattern / A Desperate HousewifeAired on Dec 24, 2006
Murder He Wrote / Caught By the PastAired on Dec 31, 2006
Guns found dumped in a pond help police to solve the 15-year-old murder of Detroit cab company owner. And the rape and murder of an Atlanta TV station receptionist goes cold for 20 years before DNA links a man to the crime.
126 - Left for Dead/On the CaseAired on Dec 31, 2006
A detective in California tracks down a prostitute’s killer with the help of a key piece of evidence–fingerprints lifted off two beer bottles found at the murder scene. And two persistent cold case detectives in Kansas City, Mo., use DNA analyses to investigate the 1990 murder of a woman and the death of a man killed in a car crash in 1988.
The Execution of Michael JohnsonAired on Jul 26, 2007
Innocence FilesAired on Sep 20, 2007
Evidence KitAired on Oct 14, 2007
Sheri Mecklenburg, a corporation counsel for the Chicago Police Department, launches the Women’s DNA initiative to fund the testing of backlogged rape evidence kits and help rape victims find justice. And Anne Marie Schubert, a deputy district attorney for Sacramento County, Calif., uses a grant for DNA testing to hunt the killer of a man who was brutally stabbed to death in his home 16 years ago.