The First 48

Short Description of Show: The series follows detectives during the hours immediately following a homicide.

Genre: Documentary , Drama

Country: USA

Duration: 60 min

Quality: HD

Release: 2004

IMDb: 8.3

Season 1 - The First 48
"LOCATION: MIAMI\n\nIn the opening episode, investigators in Miami attempt to solve two brutal shootings committed at point-blank range.\n\nIn the first case, GANGS OF LITTLE HAVANA, the team finds a young man lying dead on the sidewalk in Little Havana near an area noted for gangland violence. From the outset the murder appears to be the latest tragedy in the turf war between two gangs. At first the investigating team is hampered by a wall of silence from a frightened community. But hour by hour the full story of what happened begins to emerge.\n\nIn the second case, EXECUTION IN COCONUT GROVE, it appears that a convenience store owner in Coconut Grove had invited someone she knew into her home and was then shot twice in the head. The detectives quickly discover that the victim also sold jewelry, and a ransacked room suggests that the murder could be the result of a robbery gone wrong. Or is that what the murderer hoped the detectives would think? With no obvious suspects, a major forensic operation gets underway with the house examined inch by inch for fingerprints in the hope of putting a name and a face on the killer."
"LOCATION: MIAMI\n\nIn the first case, OVERKILL, Miami homicide sergeant Joe Schillaci and his team of investigators are dispatched to a brutal case of overkill. A young man has just been gunned down in broad daylight on a crowded street. He's been shot numerous times to the head, not far from a busy apartment complex filled with children. It's in a part of town where drug dealers and thugs rule the streets. Detectives have just 48 hours to find a witness willing to talk before threats and intimidation take hold of the neighborhood.\n\nIn the second case, LEFT FOR DEAD, an unidentified man has been found shot and brutally beaten in an empty parking lot. When he dies in the hospital hours later, a cigar-chomping veteran detective Manny De La Torriente and his rookie partner Jose Rodriguez must act quickly to unravel the mystery. But with an unidentified victim and no physical evidence, investigators have their work cut out for them."
"Two murder cases in Kansas: detectives investigate the murder of a woman in a cul-de-sac and a man shot and dumped in a park."
"In Kansas City, detectives investigate a shooting death and must convince a son to give up his father; and investigate a murder in an area known for its drug problems."
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"Fear has a way of making good people uncooperative. In a neighborhood where a murder is committed, the residents' memories seem to disappear and their mouths become silent.\n\nDetectives pursue a serial killer terrorizing residents of a Miami housing project who are too frightened to offer information to help the police."
"The detectives must track down the killers of an Ice Rink employee and a body floating in the canal. The detectives have a tough job ahead of them as they try to find the elusive murderers."
"LOCATION: DALLAS\n\nIn Dallas, a motorist discovers a man's body alongside the highway\u2014 with his genitals on fire. The investigation propels detectives on an odyssey through a rowdy world of Texas prostitutes and drugs.\n\nAnd when a hard working Mexican migrant supporting his young family is found dead in a parking lot, detectives can't find a motive. As their investigation deepens, they must navigate a complex web of family ties and loyalties to identify the killer ... and catch him before he flees the country."
"LOCATION: PHOENIX\n\nDetectives 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.\n\n18-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."
"LOCATION: MIAMI\n\nIn 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.\n\nIn 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 wise-ass 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."
"LOCATION: PHOENIX\n\nSTRIPPER S REVENGE: 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 the Phoenix police department to unravel the mystery.\n\nDEAD ON ARRIVAL: 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 separate the facts from the fiction in the witnesses' stories before the killers' trail grows cold."
"LOCATION: MIAMI\n\nIn 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. 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."
"LOCATION: MIAMI\n\nIn 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."
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Season 2 - The First 48
"LOCATION: KANSAS CITY, MO\n\nIn this episode of The First 48, homicide detectives are drawn into a deadly cat-and-mouse game by a cunning serial killer terrorizing Kansas City, Missouri. The game begins when Sgt. Doug Niemeier and his squad find the bodies of two women killed weeks apart stacked up in an abandoned garage. Soon the killer begins calling 911 to direct the detectives to other bodies hidden around Kansas City. As body count continues to climb, Niemeier and his squad must race against time to track down their elusive foe, before he kills again... and again."
"LOCATION: MIAMI\n\nIn Miami, homicide Sgt. Joe Schillaci and his squad must solve a murder of an innocent college student during a hectic Memorial Day weekend; and Sgt. Carlos De Los Santos and his team tackle a murder of a doctor found hogtied in his house and learn that the key to the case may lie with the voodoo-like Santeria shrines found at the crime scene."
"Miami investigators hunt for a van which was seen leaving the scene of a murder. Elsewhere, Detectives uncover the shocking background of a victim who was shot in the back. Will the perpetrators of these crimes be brought to justice?"
"Talk about taking a bite out of crime. With little to go on many times, detectives must solve cases with nothing more then a wing and an prayer. The detectives are hot on the trail of a suspect they fear will flee the country and elsewhere the hunt for a criminal called \"Teeth\" continues.\n\nKansas City detectives pursue a man suspected of beating his friend to death using a cinder block."
"LOCATION: SAN ANTONIO \/ PHOENIX\n\nIn San Antonio, TX, Detective Timm 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. \n\nAnd in Phoenix, Detective Mike Polk and his team painstakingly reconstruct the final hours of a man found dead hogtied in a hotel room; the case takes a dramatic turn when they learn the killers may have been captured by the hotel's surveillance cameras."
"With Mother Nature threatening the investigation, investigators must work quickly to solve a murder. A silent witness\u2026a surveillance camera has seen the truth."
"A body found on fire by the side of the Highway leads the police to investigate the victim's secret life. Meanwhile, the secrets of a Mexican migrant worker unfold as the police investigate."
"Shots are fired in Coconut Grove and three of the four men inside a car are killed. Sgt Joe Schillaci is taked with solving this near impossible mystery. In Showstopper, Det Emillano Tamayo and his rookie partner Det. Kevin Ruggerio are assigned to a case of the death of a local celebrity where the only clue is a missing cell phone."
"Love on the run and the mysterious stranger."
"Your past does not always stay in the past, as Sgt. Schillaci realizes as he is forced to go undercover to find a killer and prevent the deaths of futher victims."
"Just because two victims are found in different places doesn't mean they weren't murdered by the same person and sometimes its hard to distinguish if a suspect is the killer or another victim."
"Hard work and dedication is what it takes to solve a crime with ties to a Gang and the murder of two teenagers on the mean streets of Miami."
"LOCATION: MIAMI\n\nIn his final case as a homicide investigator, Sgt. Joe Schillaci teams up with Dets. Mayree Morin and Olga Rome to solve a baffling murder of a man found murdered in his bed.\n\nSchillaci and his team soon learn the killer may be a worker for a traveling carnival. They must enter into a murky and dangerous world of carnies."
Season 3 - The First 48
"Trails of blood are the common thread between these two crimes."
"Lies can make or break a case as in the first story. Mothers death lays heavy on the mind of her daughter."
"Counterfeit money may have cost a man his life. A hero is slain protecting another man. Will the killers get away?"
"There is nothing more tragic than an injured child. But when there are two dead babies decades apart, emotions are running high!"
"People killing people for no reason, and without leaving a clue."
"A young father killed in broad day light. A woman found dead in her home. Killers flee to avoid the law\u2026will it work?"
"With a dead store clerk, evidence is not hard to find. But what will hold the key to solving the murder? A dead man and a wounded man\u2026is there a connection?"
"A rental car turns up torched and an unidentified victim is inside. A plot of crime is discovered and detectives search to find everyone\u2026but will they disappear before they can be found?"
"Two dead men will take detectives down separate paths to find the killers. Clues are found that will lead one detective across state lines and another to an uncooperative witness."
"With the discovery of two male bodies detectives are left to find answers for the families. About all the detectives know is that the cases are homicides. Investigating these mysterious cases will hopefully lead to a killer."
"When two men are found dead, one on the porch the other in front of the auto body shop, detectives are left to find answers. With the discovery of a trail of blood and a cell phone\u2026detectives may or may not have found witnesses. But they might have even found a killer."
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Season 4 - The First 48
"A man has been gunned down in a convenience store. With the surveillance cameras keeping watch, the last few minutes of this man\u2019s life are caught on tape. A gruesome murder in a high-rise condo, will send detectives on the trail of a killer. When they find a blood trail leading out of the building\u2026the hunt is on."
"Miami detectives find a man murdered outside his own apartment. While hunting for the killer, they uncover the victim's inner life, revealing a man torn between who he is and what he believes. In Memphis, a tragic triple shooting leaves two young men dead and one fighting for his life in the hospital. Detectives soon find out that the deadly shooter and his partner may be kids, too."
"Miami detectives Ricky Martinez and Fernando Bosch investigate the double homicide of a husband and wife. As they race against the clock to find the killer, they discover that their best witness in the case tragically also has the most at stake. And in Memphis, Sgt. Ron Collins and his team must solve the mystery behind a car discovered on the edge of town."
"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."
"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 emotionally unstable nephew may have committed the murder."
"Dallas Homicide Detectives respond to a call about a body in the charred remains of a car. Digging into the victim's life uncovers a dangerous lifestyle with questionable friends. With each interview, a new piece of the puzzle is revealed and investigators take one step closer to the killer."
"A man is shot while sitting in his car at a mini market. Witnesses are the key to this case\u2026but are they telling all they know? A young man is shot and left for dead in the parking lot of a local bar. The eye in the sky was keeping watch. What answers will it hold?"
"A young woman gunned down in a convenience store, could have been the wrong victim. A camera was keeping watch what will it hold? A man gunned down in broad day light in the street. The girlfriend was there can she identify the killer?"
"A decomposing body is found in Texas. Detectives must trace the victims life to find the answer they need\u2026all they find is love and deceit. In Tennessee a body dumped in and empty field has left few clues for detectives. Finding clues will not be an easy task."
"It is a rainy day when shots ring out from a moving car, detectives respond and find a victim. Turns out the victim is an innocent bystander\u2026but the intended target helps detectives. A man is murdered in his van, identifying the victim will prove to be harder than expected. To find the killer detectives must first sort out truth from fiction."
"A woman is shot and killed though a closed front door. Detectives scour the city and the country to find a killer, leaving no stone unturned. Shots ring out and a 17-year-old is shot in what the locals call \u201cPork and Beans\u201d. With witnesses telling different stories detectives are left to sort though details looking for the killer."
"In a personal killing, the body of a woman has been found stabbed, beaten and burned. With the victims niece and mother missing\u2026a new level of urgency is reached in this case. In a local motel the body of a pool hustler is found. With the victim\u2019s car nowhere to be found, detectives hope to by finding the car they can find a suspect."
"A gunfight has broke out at a local motel leaving two men dead and another clinging to life. The detectives must act quickly to find their shooter. Nothing is more tragic than they death of a child, emotions run deep when a two year old shooting victim is found. A nationwide manhunt will follow with tips from an eight year old witness."
"Miami homicide detective Freddy Ponce is called to the brutal beating death of a homeless man. After finding what he believes is the suspect, Ponce's case takes an unexpected turn. In Kansas, a grandmother is found stabbed to death in her kitchen. Detective Ray Lenoir hunts down several potential leads, but it is the forensic evidence that finally reveals their suspect."
"A gas station clerk falls victim to an armed robbery and is shot, before he dies he hit\u2019s the alarms. All exits are sealed locking the killer inside, however when police arrive the killer is no where to be found.\n\nTwo men open fire on each other outside a young girls home, she is caught in the crossfire and dies. With only witnesses from the community they are forced to rely on them to lead them to the shooters."
"In Memphis a local athlete and a friend are ambushed in their car in the parking lot of a jamboree. The friend survives and aids in the investigation. In Miami a tourist visiting for his son's 17th is robbed and murdered. After some basic police work they have a suspect and must find him."
"In Dallas, a woman is shot in while sitting in her car. Detective Eddie Ibarra and the homicide team focus in on two suspects swept up in a robbery investigation, and the pieces of the murder mystery begin to fall into place. In Detroit, a young woman and her daughter are shot dead in their apartment. \n\nWhen a young woman is killed in a local neighborhood one detective is driven to solve the case. Turns out this woman was murdered in the neighborhood where the detective grew up."
"In Kansas City, Missouri, a young man is found dead in the middle of an apartment complex. With no leads or witnesses, Detective Ed Begley is hoping the victim's cell phone can help him find the killer. In Memphis, a case gets personal for Sgt. Caroline Mason when a woman is killed in the neighborhood where she grew up. "
"In Dallas, detectives are working a shooting that left a 26-year-old woman dead, when a mysterious caller gives them a one word nickname - \"Mississippi.\" In Miami, an elderly man is found duct-taped and beaten to death outside his house as his wife of forty years is asleep inside. Detectives have to find out whether the murder is a simple robbery, or a twisted act of retribution. "
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Season 5 - The First 48
"A young couples goes missing in Memphis. Family members contact the local police for help, the fear the worst might have happened. While detectives investigate they soon realize they may not be investigating the loss of two lives but rather helping to return them to their families.\n\nBehind a barbershop a young man has been gunned down in cold blood. As the detectives investigate they quickly realized not everything is as it appears."
"A sixty-one year old man becomes an unlikely suspect when a double shooting takes place. Investigators try to wrap their brains around the tragic murders and the unlikely suspect.\n\nA murder victim is found dumped in a park their body full of bullets. As detectives dig deeper into the life of the victim they start to unravel man secrets."
"A burning truck reveals the fiery grave of two murder victims. Detectives are set in motion to track suspects so they can find a killer.\n\nA woman is found murdered in the streets. Detectives are left with few clues to work with, anyone could be the killer."
"A woman has been stabbed and left to die in the streets. When a witness comes forward with a license plate number detectives must resort to trickery to bring a suspect in.\n\nFound dead in his dental clinic, an elderly man\u2019s murder has few clues. Suddenly a woman comes forward with some information leaving detectives to wonder\u2026it is too good to be true?"
"A woman is found murdered in a lot. Detectives work to identify a killer before he strikes again.\n\nAs a victim clings to life\u2026it is their identification that will lead the detectives to the culprits."
"A man is shot and killed while inside his apartment. Detectives believe the shooter was mistaken and took an innocent life. Time is of the essence while Detectives look for the man who was in the killers sights.\n\nA new Detective in the middle of his first big case has a triple murder to solve. As things quickly get out of hand\u2026he must maintain control and work to solve the case."
"Shots ring out in the night, two victims lay dead while another clings to life. Detectives will need the eyes of the third victim to help catch this killer.\n\nA veteran police officer is puzzled when he locates a body burning inside a car. Relying on hold fashioned footwork will be what helps find this killer."
"Even Detectives have a hard time separating themselves from their cases. Which holds true when an elderly man is shot dead.\n\nInterstate 96 is where one motorist meets his end. Found in his car along the highway Detectives must track and gang to locate a brutal killer."
"When the only witness to a murder is a young girl, detectives must look to her mother for help. Will she allow the detectives access to the young girl? Can she point to the shooter?\n\nGang violence is growing and one gang in Miami, is thought to of taken the life of a homeless man. Will graffiti be the writing on the wall to help solve this murder?"
"The murder of an unidentified young woman sends detectives on two hunts: to identify the victim and to hunt a killer. The leads are few, but detectives hope the cell phone and her clothes will point them in the right direction."
"Two dead and four more with gunshot wounds, surveillance cameras cannot identify the shooter. Detectives must look to witnesses for the information they need to solve this case.\n\nA man found dead in his pickup clutching money and drugs, stumps detectives. Lucky for them forensics turns up several good prints, will the point to a killer?"
"A man is stabbed to death in his car, investigators learn that he is an executive with an airline. Two suspects emerge, victim and suspects both had promising futures..but not any more."
"In Texas detectives find a body in a rug. It will take time and leg work to find the person who killed and left a body by the side of the road. A detective gets personal when a Cuban man is found murdered."
Season 6 - The First 48
"A woman is gunned down where she works. The surveillance system has managed to capture the image of her killer. Now to putting a name to the face of this killer, will be a daunting task."
"When bullets fly, there is not telling where the might end up. This one ends up in an innocent bystander. Finding the trigger-man will be harder than expected. A victim is found left behind a home that is long since vacant, he has been gunned down. Will detectives get the answers they need from the best friend?"
"Two teens are feeling the scene on bikes, while their victim lays dieing in his father's arms. Can detectives locate these killer peddlers? A cold blooded possible revenge killing keeps detectives on the hunt. Is it possible a man killed his childhood friend because he is a snitch?"
"A man is gunned down in a hallway. This widow reveals that he was killed the day before his birthday. The community will need to pull together to find the suspects who were last seen with the victim."
"A man is found floating in a creek, his throat has been slashed by his killer. Diving deep into the victims personal life will leave many more questions. A witness will send the investigation into the murder of a 19-year-old into over drive. They search the streets looking for this lone gunman."
"The sad tragic death of a 17-year-old shot and killed while he slept, leaves detectives searching for either the only witness or the killer. This person has fled the scene making the job of the detective harder. Some people are rolling some dice on a nice afternoon, ends in the shooting death of a young man. Can detectives get witnesses to talk?"
"The tragic discovery of the decomposing body of a young boy rocks detectives. Detectives set out to solve this sad twisted case, When a Honduran immigrant is found murdered in an alley, detectives move into action. They dial in on a suspect that goes on the run\u2026catching him before he crosses the border is the key."
"The peaceful night's rain is destroyed by gunshots. I man is left dead with his friend being the key to solving this case. When a man is found dead after being shot in the middle of the day, detectives turn to the community for help. Can detectives find the right person to close this case?"
"A fight takes place outside a nightclub. To protect his friend a man gives his life. To find this killer detectives need witnesses to talk. The sound of a basketball game is interrupted by gunfire, leaving a man dead. Detectives need witnesses and players so the search goes on to find the free throwing killer."
"A man is found dead behind a vacant church. To make matters worse this victim is unidentified. To begin to look for a killer they must identify the victim. Can the identify the man and find his killer before time runs out?"
"Behind an abandoned house lays the body of a man that has been shot. Not long after this shooting police learn of another one. This time it is caught on tape. What appears to be simple house fire is actually holding a brutal secret. The body of a woman is discovered, manner of death\u2026homicide. To find their killer they will have to retrace the steps of the victim."
"A man is discovered dead in his car. His cell phone is missing. Could the killer have taken it? Does he still have it? The body of a male victim is found lying in a backyard. Working against the clock, detectives find their suspect, but the case takes a turn."
"The girlfriend of an alleged drug dealer is killed, detectives believe in an effort to send a message. Will detectives find this killer before they strike again? Gun fire rings out, a spray of bullets litter the scene. A male victim is found dead among the ballistics nightmare. Is there a needle in this haystack to bring a killer to justice?"
"A 17-year-old young man is beaten and dumped in the back seat of his own car. Detectives must first locate a secret girlfriend to track their killer. When a man is found dead in the parking of lot of a housing complex detectives start the search for a killer. Getting a scared witness to come forward is their first hurdle."
"Gunshots ring out and leave one person dead and two injured. The two survivors can identify the killers, but getting them to talk is a different story. Detectives are on the hunt for a killer that had crossed state lines. They have located the sister of the suspect, but getting her to roll over on him is a different story. Or will she just take the fall for him?"
"Laying inside his mechanics shop a man is found shot dead. With little to go on, detectives look at his activities. Will his schedule help identify a killer? A small town farmer is brutally murdered while trying to purchase a car. The detectives involved only have the nickname of a possible killer."
"The body of a young woman is found in her living room, with strangulation as the cause of death. The scene suggest the victim likely knew her killer. A man is found laying in a pool of blood. The only lead is the victims missing car. Detectives hope to find the car with the killer inside."
"A tattoo artist is gunned down during a robbery. The survivor of the robbery gives detectives street names and stencils to help in the hunt. With multiple suspects to identify and catch detectives have a long road ahead of them."
Season 7 - The First 48
"The detectives are called to the scene of a shooting at a caf\u00e9. The witnesses on scene say it was a robbery gone wrong. While working one case, the team gets a second case. The are working against the clock on both cases."
"A body is found brutally beaten. Detectives have to identify the victim and search for a killer. A local teenager is killed. Detectives enlist the help of some eyes in the sky for help tracking their killer."
"Gunfire rings out leaving a teenager dead, ironically during a Children's Peace Bowl for street violence. With little to go on detectives need a witness to come forward. A popular basketball coach is gunned down, detectives are left scratching their heads. Leads are few and far between, can detectives find their killer?"
"A woman is shot and killed in her home. The detectives find the victims car with a suspect behind the wheel. Holding the suspect on stolen property can the gather enough evidence for murder? When two men try to rob a vender one is shot and killed. Once the trigger man is found they need the second robber to put all the piece together."
"A man is found dead in his truck. Detectives learn that he had fled the war in Bosnia, just to killed in the streets of Memphis. The streets are hard and young people fight to break the hold the streets have on them. A young father was doing just that when he was gunned down and left in the back of a car."
"The local community is shocked when an elderly man is gunned down. With the help of the locals two suspects are brought in. Their tight lips will make the detectives jobs even harder. A woman is outside collecting wildflowers when she is shot and killed. With little to go on, detectives unravel leads which seems to make the case even hard to solve."
"A young man is gunned down and left in the trunk of an abandoned car. Can his killer be found? The brutal killing of a man in a trailer park sends detectives searching for a killer."
"A man is robbed and left for dead in a motel bathroom. Detectives have little to go on, and rely on the victims missing items to lead to their killer. Gunshots ring out in the middle of the afternoon in a residential neighborhood. Finally a witness steps up and says she saw a man flee the scene."
"A young man lay shot dead in the middle of a street. Can a cell phone and a pawnshop ticket hold the clues detectives will need? The body of a woman is found dumped on some railroad tracks. Detectives are shocked when a tip comes in that someone may be holding out on them. They are convinced when they learn this person knows things they shouldn't know unless they are the killer."
"A sting operation is put in motion to catch a killer. A brutal execution goes down in the middle of a busy neighborhood."
"A family man is robbed then shot and killed. Detectives hunt for his killer. A local high school kid is gunned down in cold blood as he walks home with him friends. Now detectives a hunting for two suspects."
"The tragic murder of a woman strangled just days before Christmas has detectives scrambling for clues. To make matters worse their killer burned the car the victim was in and there is a snowstorm looming."
"Two men lay dead in the middle of a busy street. The roommate of the two victims is missing and detectives think he may hold a clue about the murders. One man is dead and another is wounded. With limited leads and witnesses they hold out hope the survivor will be able to identify the shooter."
"A young father-to-be is robbed and killed, detectives are hot on the tail of the killers because of a tip. Can detectives locate their killers before they leave the country?"
"One young man is dead and another young man is seen fleeing the scene. Detectives rely on eye witnesses to identify this killer, and bring him to justice. A young mother is shot dead in her vehicle. Her year old twins crying from the back of the vehicle. They leads are more mysterious than they are helpful but every single one is followed up on to catch this killer."
"A thriving 28-year-old man is shot and killed. There is a cloak of silence in this case that is hard to break, detectives are determined to do it. A social worked is murdered. Can it be connected to the convicted killer that she has been reaching out to?"
"Four adults and two children lay dead in was is being called the worst mass murder in 15 years. Detectives scramble for clues and learn the deaths may be gang related. Can detectives locate these killers for before they take anyone else out?"
"Investigators lead a cross country search for the killer of a young man killed during a robbery. With nothing more than street names for their killers to go on, the set out on their manhunt."
"A home invasion has turned deadly, investigators are called to the scene of a young man found dead. With their eyes on a suspect they have to wonder if this killer is just a suburban mom or if she is a cold blooded killer. A hard working and loved grandfather is stabbed and left for dead. The detectives interview friends and family. Could this killer be closer than she appears?"
"A man lays dead outside his home, he has been gunned down. Investigators find a witness to the crime. After following leads they are surprised when their witness turns into the suspect. A silver Infinity is spotted at he scene of a carjacking gone bad that leaves one man dead. Leads are few and far between, detectives on the case must look under ever stone to find these killers."
"Inside an apartment a victim lay dead from a brutal beating. With little evidence and no witnesses the lead detective must rely on the crime scene to give them a suspect. A car accident leaves a man dead, but not because of the wreck because someone pulled a gun. As a suspect comes into sight they zero in on him, and see how a accident turns to murder."
"A grandfather hears a knock on his door, little does he know that a killer stands on the other side of it. The suspect flees the scene and crashes his car just down the road. Will the car be the key to identifying the killer? In a bedroom and elderly man lies dead, his killer strangled him. Is the strange man people saw knocking on doors the killer? Can detectives identify him and find him in time?"
"Along the bank of the mighty Mississippi River is the body of a unknown man. The victim is homeless which makes identifying the man even more difficult. Working against a ticking clock detectives work to find a suspect of the beaten homeless man."
"Two teenage suspects are questioned when a man is found beaten to death in a stairwell. Detectives are shocked at the boys ages and what prompted the attack. An up and coming singer is found shot in a car, it looks like a drug deal has gone bad and left the man dead. Could a troublesome past in Mexico play a role? Or is it just random evil?"
"A man is found dead outside in a vacant lot. Detective have no leads, no witnesses and the motive for the killing. Can the detectives track down suspects in time? Murder is always bad, but the murder of an innocent child drives detectives to work harder. When a young mother and her 10-year-old son are brutally stabbed and killed, detectives work against the clock to track killers."
"UPDATE: Follow this case through the justice system. We have already seen the bodies discovered and the arrests made. Now we get to see the court process and the verdicts handed down."
"UPDATE: Follow this case through the justice system. We have already seen the bodies discovered and the arrests made. Now we get to see the court process and the verdicts handed down"
Season 8 - The First 48
"Detectives are called to the scene at an apartment, blood covers the apartment. There is no possible way the victim survived this brutal attack. No body is found at the scene and detectives start the search for the killer...and their victim."
"A young man lays dead in the backseat of his friend's car. Detectives start looking around the scene and find some mail. Could this be the clue that breaks the case? The streets of Minneapolis are 'home' to the homeless. The brutal beating death of a homeless man sets detectives on a hunt for a killer."
"Detectives are called to a shooting that has left a man dead. When a woman shows up to retrieve something from the scene detectives wonder if she knows more than she lets on. A man guns down a mother of two, a witness comes forward to tell detectives the man is headed for Mexico. With the help of the SWAT team, they attempt to cut him off before he can flee."
"Two people are consumed by gun fire while they sit waiting at the gate of an apartment building. With little to go on detectives rely on the surviving witness to help them solve the case. An elderly man takes a drifter into his home, when the elderly man turns up dead...the drifter is the likely suspect. Detectives will search state to state looking for this suspect."
"A young man lays dead behind an apartment building. Detectives run into problems with the victim's friends. Do they know more than what they are saying? Can the detectives convince them to talk before a killer gets away? A young girl is struck by a stray bullet from an AK-47. This senseless tragedy is made worse by few leads. Detectives will have to track down possible witness after witness to try to find this killer."
"A man is gunned down in front of his wife and children. Detectives look for clues to determine if the murder has a deeper meaning or if it was a robbery gone wrong. A young man is killed in the middle of the day in the prime of his life, in a hail of gunfire. In order to track this killer the surviving victim must be located to get details of the shootout and why it happened."
"UPDATE: Follow this case through the justice system. We have already seen the bodies discovered and the arrests made. Now we get to see the court process and the verdicts handed down."
"UPDATE: Follow this case through the justice system. We have already seen the bodies discovered and the arrests made. Now we get to see the court process and the verdicts handed down."
"A young man met a young lady earlier in the day on a bus. They meet up later and he is robbed and murdered, was the victim was set up or killed at random? A man is murdered at an annual football game. Talking to witnesses they determine there was tensions between the dead man and his former girlfriend and her new beau."
"After a night out with friends a college students prepares to go home as he is stabbed and killed. Once on scene detectives realize the violence in the area is growing, they come across a man being attacked. Could one of these men be the killer? Three teen boys have an argument, later one of them is shot in a backyard. Detectives set out to find out if these are friends or foe."
"A Sudanese man from Louisville who fled genocide in Darfur is shot to death in his clothing store, police notice surveillance cameras in the store and look to them for clues. To their horror the cameras fail to identify the suspects. A young couple is shot in their home. The man dies at the scene and the female victim clings to life. She gives detectives the names of two possible shooters, it is up the them to find these suspects and determine whether these two suspects are indeed the killers."
"A truck is found burning with the body of a murdered man in the back. The fire as destroyed almost all of the evidence. The detectives start with the last known people to see the victim alive. A teenager is playing football in his front yard when gun shots ring out during a drive by, killing the teen. Witnesses are afraid to speak out; detectives must convince them to talk to catch their killer."
Season 9 - The First 48
"After celebrating his birthday with friends and family, the man is found dead on a sidewalk. Twists and turns lead detectives down a crazy path. Finally appealing to the public, they get a lead."
"A deaf man is stabbed to death in the doorway of his home. Detectives are on the trail of their suspects, who might be linked to an unsolved murder. A street party is interrupted when shots ring out, leaving a young man dead. Witnesses are few but when found their information may lead detectives to a killer."
"The body of a man is found in the snow. Detectives work to find a killer, but first they have to get the friend to tell what she knows."
"A motorcycle club president was run off the road, and then shot in the head. Detectives work to find answers and a killer. A woman is strangled in her apartment. Detectives are on the hunt for this killer that has left seven children without a mother."
"A young woman is shot and killed in the middle of the day. Detectives race to identify the victim and catch her killer. Outside of a strip club a young man is brutally murdered. Using onsite surveillance and forensics detectives track their killer."
"UPDATE: Follow this case through the justice system. We have already seen the bodies discovered and the arrests made. Now we get to see the court process and the verdicts handed down."
"Passing motorists discover the decomposing body a person reported missing by a friend. As detectives search for the friend, they quickly realize this is going to be a long road."
"A young father is gunned down in the middle of the day. Detectives work quickly to establish witnesses and get leads. With a license plate number and a security camera, detectives start their search to bring this killer to justice."
"A love triangle turns deadly, and detectives work to untangle the web. Gun fire erupts in a car leaving one man dead and another injured."
"UPDATE: Follow this case through the justice system. We have already seen the bodies discovered and the arrests made. Now we get to see the court process and the verdicts handed down."
"In the first of two homicides less than ten blocks away, detectives head out to the shooting of man in the middle of the day. They investigation leads to a suspect who is a friend of the victim. Then, shots ring out and a young man is gunned down by a man on a bike. When a witness comes to them, they have a hard time believing her story. Is truth really stranger than fiction?"
"A man is shot inside his home, a woman calls 911 from inside then flees the scene. Detectives set out to find this woman to see if she is just a witness or if she is a cold blooded killer. A homeless man is stabbed in the park and left to die. Detectives search for clues and get a tip the victim was last seen with a friend. They race the clock to find out if this friend is actually a killer."
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Season 10 - The First 48
"Detective Chris Anderson returns to his childhood neighborhood to investigate a drug-related murder."
"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. And in Louisville, after a minor injury, a woman makes a routine call to 911--the call becomes anything but routine when gunshots ring out in the background. When the smoke clears, the caller finds her boyfriend shot and killed. With information from the girlfriend, lead detective Leigh Maroni must now track down the man last seen with the victim and determine whether he is a witness or the potential killer."
"A man, accused of being part of a robbery attempt that ended in murder, faces trial."
"A 28-year-old father is stabbed to death while at work; a 35-year-old man is shot to death in a bar bathroom."
"Investigators believe a teenager who was shot to death outside a party was a victim of mistaken identity."
"A 49-year-old man is stabbed 46 times and left to die; a 34-year-old man is found shot to death in a strange place."
"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. Deputy Cory Pool and his team must determine whether the shooting was self-defense--or murder."
"A young man is shot to death in the middle of the street in broad daylight; a teenager's body is found in the passenger seat of his car."
"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. And in Harris County, the life of a 30-year-old mother of three comes to a violent and abrupt end when her throat is slashed by a late-night visitor. Sgt. Craig Clopton races against the clock to determine the identity of her killer and bring him to justice."
"A man is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison after shooting a Detroit woman in her home."
Season 11 - The First 48
"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. In Miami, Detective Rolando Garcia and his team investigates the murder of an innocent bystander caught in a hail of gunfire. As detectives delve deeper, they discover that the killer's motives may not be what they think."
"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."
"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. With no witnesses and potential evidence disappearing under the blanketing snow, the Crime Scene Unit works quickly with metal detectors, to uncover an item that will put Gnatek and Foster on the trail to meet three young women who each hold a piece of the homicide puzzle."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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. And in Charlotte, Lead Detective Bo McSwain and his team are trying to find the killers of a man shot behind his girlfriend's house. On scene, McSwain gets a break when four men come forward, claiming their innocence. The team believes these men are their suspects, but when they all refuse to talk, the case hits a wall. With nothing to hold them, the suspects start to leave homicide, but then McSwain makes a discovery at the crime scene, stopping one suspect in his tracks."
"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. Detectives are initially skeptical of the man's claim, but after hours of digging in a hot, humid basement, they discover the truth: buried five feet below the dirt floor is a large plastic storage box containing human remains. Detectives must now determine if the man accused of the murder is a cold-blooded killer, or if a vindictive lover is out to frame him. And in Charlotte, a 55-year-old father of three is stabbed to death and left for dead in the middle of a residential street. Det. Susan Sarvis and the homicide team initiate a citywide hunt for the last man seen with the victim to find out if he is a witness or if he's responsible for the homicide."
"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. In Charlotte, Detective Phil Rainwater and the homicide team are called out to a restaurant parking lot littered with shell casings, where a 20-year-old father was shot dead. Surveillance video shows their potential suspects fleeing the scene in a white SUV. If they can track down the car, they may find the shooters."
"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\u2019t get a lead in \u201cThe First 48\u2033. 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."
"A Louisville celebrity is murdered; and a deadly shootout is investigated in Miami."
"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\u2019s DNA. Meanwhile, seasoned Miami detective, Emiliano Tamayo has two cases in two days. First he responds to a call reporting a foul smell, only to find a family of three found dead in their home; later that night he is called to the scene of a young man killed over a fifty-dollar bet. With four deaths in forty-eight hours, Tamayo calls on his years of experience to solve the cases."
"Miami detectives investigate the murder of a man found floating in Biscayne Bay, and a second homicide that may be connected to the first case."
"Detroit detectives investigate a double homicide; an elderly woman is murdered while taking groceries out of her car in Harris County, Texas."
"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. And in Miami, lead Detective Kevin Ruggiero and his team head to Overtown to investigate the murder of a young father shot in the street. When Ruggiero learns that the victim\u2019s friends are out to retaliate, he must race to find the shooter before there\u2019s another killing."
"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."
"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. Then in Louisville, Detective Kristen Downs responds to the shooting of a 17-year-old boy. When she learns that his friends witnessed the shooting, she has to convince them to overcome their fear of retaliation in order to bring him justice"
"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."
"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. But when they track down the co-worker and bring him to the station, the case takes an outrageous turn that exposes the ruthless underside of business in Vegas."
"A bystander is murdered with a brawl turns into a gunfight; a shooting victim's 911 calls may hold the answer to his killer's identity."
"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. In this intense manhunt the detectives uncover the intended target, the motive, and the suspected killers, making an arrest two days before Christmas. But a surprise twist at the end leaves them frustrated and determined."
"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."
"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."
"A man is found dead in an alley in a Birmingham suburb; A 24-year-old man is shot to death in his apartment in DeKalb County, Ga."
"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."
Season 12 - The First 48
"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."
"A person is killed in Miami while trying to stop a robbery."
"A janitor is stabbed to death in Miami; a Birmingham pedestrian is killed after fixing a car for his friend."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"A woman is murdered in front of her daughter during a home invasion in Harris County, Texas; a Dallas teen runs into serious trouble while trying to sell a gun."
"A double murder occurs during a house party in Cleveland; a father falls victim to a robbery in Harris County, Texas."
"An update on the case of an immigrant from Darfur who was shot and killed in his Louisville store during a robbery."
"Detectives embark on a four-state manhunt to find the killer of a Cleveland driver; Miami police need citizens to loosen their lips and help them solve a murder."
"A Miami homicide team investigates the shooting death of a kindly father; a Dallas man is fatally shot in his sleep."
"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."
"Two Dallas men on their way to visit family are gunned down; a police detective searches for a burglar who strangled a Cleveland preacher."
"Miami homicide detectives investigating a triple shooting on a crowded bus learn the violence was the result of an escalating street war."
"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."
"Dallas homicide detectives call upon the community for help when a man is shot to death in an apartment complex."
"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. With no witnesses, detectives turn to her outraged community for help."
"A drive-by shooting in Dallas leads to the death of an innocent bystander; a young Cleveland father is killed as he attempts to break up a fight."
"A Miami man is stabbed to death and dumped in an empty lot; a young father is the victim of a turf war."
"A teen is killed in Miami; two college students are robbed and shot while walking their dog in Cleveland."
Season 13 - The First 48
"A 14-year-old Cleveland girl dies at her own birthday party when gunmen fire on a crowd; homicide detectives race to track down multiple shooters in the crime."
"Police detectives conduct a three-state manhunt as they investigate the slaying of a young Dallas couple; a Cleveland man is found shot to death in his own backyard."
"Dallas detectives launch a manhunt for the person who gunned down an innocent man in his car."
"In Dallas a young father is shot in the back, but no one wants to talk."
"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. But Cepero will need the community's help to get the brazen killers off the street."
"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. Without any leads, Detectives Ignatius Sowa and Raymond Diaz must rely on an outraged community to help track down his killers."
"Police detectives search for an elusive killer who shot a man in a Cleveland courtyard; a 72-year-old grandmother is beaten to death in her Dallas home."
"A police detective hopes to locate the killers of two Miami men before the bloody turf war claims another victim."
"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. Lem Griffin and Art Echols fear their case will go cold when none of the witnesses will talk."
"The use of a stolen bank card leads Dallas detectives toward the killer of an elderly woman; a teenage honors student is found shot in her own backyard."
"A young mother is viscously murdered and dumped in an abandoned house. Detectives Nate Sowa and Ray Diaz make a surprising discovery about the killer."
"An innocent man is gunned down in a gang war. Detectives race to find his killers before any more blood is shed. In Dallas, a father is murdered close to home and detectives need his neighbors to give them a lead."
"A group of carjacking killers terrorizes a Dallas neighborhood; tragedy results when an argument between friends gets out of control."
"A Dallas police detective must unravel a robbery plot when the body of an expectant father is found bound and burned in a creek bed."
"New Orleans detectives have little to go on in the hunt for a killer; a young woman is gunned down in the street while walking home from work."
"Masked gunmen terrorize a Cleveland family and execute the young patriarch; Dallas detectives hunt for a killer who gunned down an innocent teen with an assault rifle."
"Dallas detectives hunt a car thief who fatally shot a man and stole his vehicle; detectives search for a witness for can identify the killer of a Cleveland man."
"A young father is ambushed and killed at a Dallas gas station; detectives suspect an inside job in the case of a Miami rapper who was gunned down at his car wash."
"Cleveland detectives uncover a shocking motive in the case of a bullied teen who was shot and killed outside a public library."
"A police detective's first case as a lead involves hunting one of Ohio's most dangerous criminals; a New Orleans neighborhood remains silent following the daytime shooting of an innocent man."
"The murder of a Cleveland store clerk is caught on tape; police detectives learn that the suspects in the crime have a violent history."
"Dallas detectives hope that video footage can identify the person who murdered a young father; a Cleveland mother of six is shot and killed on her birthday."
"When a bullied teen is gunned down, Cleveland Detectives are shocked to discover the motive behind this senseless attack."
"In Dallas, a young father is ambushed at a gas station. In Miami, a beloved local rapper is gunned down at his car wash."
"Dallas homicide detectives discover nearly $1 million in the home of a man who was shot on his front porch; two violent suspects are tracked."
Season 14 - The First 48
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Season 15 - The First 48
"In the season premiere, an Atlanta woman is strangled and the investigation unearths more potential crimes."
"Investigating a mass shooting in New Orleans."
"A killer terrorizes Atlanta and investigators try to track him down."
"When a young woman is executed on a street corner in Tulsa, investigator Nathan Schilling discovers her friends may be hiding information about the murder."
"A violent attack in a Tulsa, Okla., barbershop leaves an employee dead and numerous people wounded; the hunt begins for a killer with an AK-47 assault rifle."
"A welder has vanished under very suspicious circumstances and Tulsa homicide gets the case. Detective Matt Frazier and the rest of the team suspect foul play as they dive"
"Police must wade through a web of secrets and lies when a man is found dead in his Tulsa, Okla., hotel room."
"When a popular New Orleans hip-hop promoter is gunned down next to his limousine, the search for the killer leads Detective Clinton Givens to more than he bargained for. In Tulsa, a friendly night of drinking at a senior center apartment complex leaves one man dead and another wounded. Detective Mark Kennedy must find a third man who was there to uncover what happened."
"A New Orleans woman is found stabbed to death and stuffed in a trash bin the day before Thanksgiving; an Atlanta man's friend and girlfriend become suspects in the case of his fatal stabbing."
"A young father is killed while visiting his son in Tulsa and a home invasion kills one teenager and leaves two more wounded in Atlanta."
"A Tennessee family is attacked by a vicious home intruder; a rookie detective and his veteran partner probe the case of a severed head found in the Florida Everglades."
"Veteran homicide Lt. Rick Zimmerman recalls the case of a woman and two young boys who were tortured before being brutally murdered."
"A young New Orleans mother is found shot and burned in the trunk of her car following a night out on the town."
"The case of a young New Orleans mother who was ambushed at home and fatally shot hinges on the eyewitness account of a 4-year-old girl."
"A New Orleans father and his friends are ambushed while sitting in a parked car; a feud between households in an Atlanta apartment complex leads to the killing of a promising boxer."
"An Atlanta man is gunned down in his home by an AK-47; the victim's wife holds a dark secret that could tear the family apart."
"The target of a drive-by shooting in Tulsa, Okla., walks away from the attack, while his girlfriend is not so fortunate; police uncover a long-simmering feud as they hunt for the killer."
"A Tulsa, Okla., detective hunts a family of elusive criminals after a former Marine is fatally shot while trying to recover his stolen bicycle."
"In New Orleans, a transgender female is shot four times - the victim of an apparent robbery. In Atlanta, two men draw guns in an underground mall, but only one survives."
"A double killing on New Orleans' Bourbon Street leaves the city on edge; Tulsa, Oklahoma, detectives believe that a shooting victim may have been lured into a trap."
"A Tulsa, Okla., detective pieces together fragmented accounts from five potential witnesses as he investigates a crime involving a lethal combination of guns and meth."
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Season 16 - The First 48
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"After a young woman has a deadly premonition, the New Orleans homicide team discovers her killer may have killed before."
"The investigation into the execution of a Somali girl leads Minneapolis police to uncover a secret relationship that may have turned deadly; a shooter kills a beloved son when a house party in Tulsa, Okla., gets out of control."
"A Tulsa, Okla., woman goes on the run after the murder of her boyfriend; an Army veteran gunned down after helping a homeless man in Atlanta."
"A night out leaves an innocent man dead. When solid leads hit dead ends, detectives discover a motive they never expected."
"A Tulsa, Okla., man gunned down in broad daylight; a New Orleans man shot eight times in his own home after a text message lands in the hands of a killer."
"Detectives uncover a vengeful motive while investigating a shootout in an Atlanta rap studio that left two men dead."
"A police detective must determine if the person who gunned down a New Orleans teenager is a friend or a foe; the employees of an executed businessman may prove a motive for the crime."
"After one of their own is executed in cold blood, New Orleans homicide detectives learn their suspect may have killed before."
"A running street battle in Tulsa, Okla., results in the death of a young father; an Atlanta man is shot in the back when he defends his mother's honor."
"A police detective must determine if the person who gunned down a New Orleans teenager is a friend or a foe; the employees of an executed businessman may prove a motive for the crime."
"A gunfight on a porch leaves an Atlanta man dead and two more in the hospital."
"Police detectives uncover a petty motive after a shooter guns down a homeless man on a sidewalk in Mobile, Ala."
Season 17 - The First 48
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"A Tulsa, Okla., police detective tracks a sadistic killer who murdered the brother of a man who stole his truck."
"A missing father turns up dead when his plans to evict a tenant ignites a murderous rage."
"A woman is beaten and stabbed to death in her home in an act of vengeance; a Kansas City man is unable to get out of a dangerous business."
"When a man is murdered just before Christmas, his family helps Tulsa, Okla., detectives search for his killers."
"A Tulsa, Okla., man is shot and killed when a stranger sees an opportunity too good to pass up; in Atlanta, an escalating argument ends with one man dead and the other in danger."
"Gunmen open fire on a porch, shooting four children and three adults; a police detective turns to the New Orleans community for help in solving the case."
"A parking lot drug deal turns into a shootout that claims the lives of two Atlanta men; an execution outside a Tulsa, Okla., motel escalates into a double murder when the killer spots a witness to the crime."
"A father is killed when a man opens fire in a crowded convenience store in Atlanta; a Tulsa, Okla., groom-to-be is gunned down before he can turn his life around."
"In Atlanta, when a young man is shot from 235 feet away, Detective Darrin Smith discovers an escalating feud that threatens to tear apart a neighborhood."
"When a 90-year-old war hero is shot in the back, detectives discover his former neighbor may hold the key to what went down; a young man's future is cut short when a plan to make a quick buck goes horribly wrong."
"A late-night shooting in North Minneapolis leaves one man dead and another alive to help detectives identify the killer. In Tulsa, a late night party turns into a blood bath, but a Facebook video may help Detective John Brown dispute a suspect\u2019s claims that he wasn\u2019t there. In Tulsa again, Detectives must decide if a duo responsible for an all night car-jacking spree ended in the gruesome murder of a single father. In Tulsa, an innocent victim is caught in the cross fire as a surge of gang violence rips through the city."
"In New Orleans, when a man is robbed and shot multiple times on his payday, Detective Rob Barrere has a hunch this isn\u2019t just a random robbery gone wrong. In New Orleans, when an eyewitness points out a potential suspect at the crime scene, Detective Nick Williams must determine if they have the right guy. When a man is found shot dead in his car, St. Louis detectives hope a local prostitute can point them in the direction of the shooter. In KCK, a feud between neighbors gets out of control and leaves a father of 5 shot in the head on his doorstep."
"In Minneapolis, surveillance cameras at a convenience store capture more than just a shooting. When a dead body is found days after the murder, Minneapolis Homicide must scramble to catch up to the killer. Minneapolis detectives need the help of the Somali community to help solve the murder of one of their own. The life of a 19-year old woman hangs in the balance after walking in on an intruder in her home."
"In New Orleans, when a star witness identifies her boyfriend\u2019s killers, detectives suspect it may be too good to be true. After two young men are killed, Detective Nick Williams tries to get their friend to change his ways before he becomes another victim. A teenager tells Tulsa homicide that his friend accidentally shot himself, but the evidence points in another direction. In Mobile, when a homeless man is brutally murdered, detectives conclude that it\u2019s not just a random act of violence but something much more personal."
"Detectives have doubts when a star witness identifies her boyfriend's killers; a detective tries to get a friend of two murdered men to change his ways; a man is randomly shot in front of his sister's house; a homeless man is brutally murdered."
"Detectives investigate the double murder of two family men in Minneapolis, urging a witness to come clean; in Tulsa, Okla., a young woman is found dead in a dumpster after she discovers the fate of her fianc\u00e9."
"After a generous Atlanta man is murdered, Detective Egbert suspects he may have been a victim of his own kindness; in Tulsa, Okla., a man is shot while driving down the street; Sgt. Walker questions youths who tried to break into the victim's house."
"In Atlanta, a teenager's life is cut short over a neighborhood beef; in Tulsa, Okla., a young woman goes missing, and her family fears she was murdered."
"A beloved uncle is killed when he attempts to help his niece leave her boyfriend. When a man is randomly shot in front of his sister\u2019s house, a disturbed neighbor may be the most likely suspect. When a father of three is gunned down, Tulsa homicide is surprised by a community member\u2019s unexpected response. One early fall morning in Mobile, Alabama, a suspect on a bike executes a young man in broad daylight."
"In Tulsa, a high-school football player is gunned down when his friends make a dangerous decision. Detectives must separate witnesses from suspects to find out who fired the fatal bullet."
"In Tulsa, Okla., an unsolved case comes to life when new evidence sheds light on a dead man's friend."
"In Harris County, a woman is found bound by the side of the road; as Sgt. James Dousay works the case, he discovers that he may be looking for a serial killer."
"In Atlanta, a teenager is killed when he steps in front of a gunman to save his friend; in Tulsa, Okla., a man is shot dead and left in a church parking lot when he tries to sell a stolen car."
"A Tulsa, Okla., man is murdered in front of his fianc\u00e9e when death comes knocking at their door; a beloved man is gunned down while protecting his friends from a shooter's rage."
"A man gunned down inside an apartment sets off a chain of events unlike anything Tulsa Homicide has ever seen."
"Tulsa Ok. Detective Jason White continues to investigate Courtney Palmers disappearance. The missing persons case turns into a detective's worst nightmare"
Season 18 - The First 48
"When a potential spree killer targets the most vulnerable in Tulsa, Okla., Detective Max Ryden must stop the murderer before he kills again."
"In Mobile, Ala., a man who turned his life around is gunned down in cold blood; detectives need to know if his troubled past came back to haunt him."
"In Tulsa, Okla., a barrage of gunfire kills a man while he's sitting in his car, with his 2-year-old daughter in the back seat; an elderly Atlanta man is burned alive in a building fire suspected to be arson."
"When a young man is found executed in the street and a second victim is shot nearby, detectives scramble to track down the dangerous gunman before he kills again."
"In Georgia's Gwinnett County, a teenager is gunned down outside a nightclub when he winds up at the center of a gang feud."
"In Mobile, Ala., a 68-year-old woman goes missing after checking into a casino where she had lost millions."
"In Atlanta, after his mother reports him missing, a man is found dead, naked and shot twice in his bedroom."
"In Atlanta, a woman is found dead in a garbage can, and a young man is ambushed by neighborhood bullies."
"When a young man goes missing in Tulsa, Okla., detectives must crack a family's code of silence in order to find him."
"In Atlanta, a stranger guns down a new father in a parking lot; in Georgia's Gwinnett County, a man is stabbed more than 20 times when someone he trusts turns against him."
"In Mobile, Ala., the murder of a 19-year-old becomes personal when the team learns that the victim is Detective Jermaine Rogers' cousin; in Tulsa, Okla., a 31-year-old mother is gunned down in front of her home by an unlikely suspect."
"In Mobile, Ala., a street fight escalates to a shooting that leaves a man dead in his front yard; in Tulsa, Okla., a drive-by shooting stemming from a gang feud claims the life of a 16-year-old girl, while her boyfriend clings to life."
"A beautiful teenager found naked and shot to death in an Atlanta park. With no evidence to work with, rookie detective Andre Lowe struggles to unravel the mystery. But the viciousness of her mysterious death evokes the sympathy of the entire Homicide Unit who pitch in to identify her and recreate her last hours on earth from tiny clues. The case captures the hearts of the public and, with tips flooding in, the detectives work round the clock to try to find her killer\/killers."
"In Mobile, Ala., a young man is murdered at his girlfriend's house when drive-by shooters unload several dozen rounds at the home; in Tulsa, Okla., a Jeep is found crashed along the highway with a man sitting inside, shot dead."
"When an innocent bystander protecting a young woman is gunned down, detectives scramble to learn who fired the fatal shots before anyone else gets hurt."
"When a father of three is executed on his front porch, Gwinnett County Homicide discovers that those closest to him are hiding a dark secret."
"In Mobile, Ala., a 70-year-old Vietnam vet is found beaten to death in his home, where detectives discover cryptic threatening letters; in Tulsa, Okla., a random shooter reveals startling new information on a cold case."
"In Tulsa, Okla., detectives suspect a random roadside encounter when they find an unidentified cyclist gunned down in the middle of an intersection outside the airport."
Season 19 - The First 48
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