Investigators look back at the hunt for copy cats Sebastian Burns and Atif Rafay who were inspired to kill by 1924 murderers Leopold and Loeb.
Investigators describe their relentless fight to find and convict Ohio serial killers Anthony and Nathaniel Cook.
A sneak peek at the undercover sting set up to extract a confession from notorious gang leader Daniel Wolfe.
An inside look at FBI efforts to convict wealthy and powerful attorney Thomas Capano for the murder of his mistress Anne Marie Fahey.
A look into the murder for hire company masterminded by Richard Savage who hired Sean Doutre to carry out two brutal hits.
The complete story behind the murderous rampage of convicted Israeli killer Elias Abuelazam.
A relentless Nashville detective describes how he finally caught up with murderer and suspected serial killer Bruce Mendenhall.
The story of how Earl Bramblett's obsession with his friend's 11-year-old daughter spurred him to murder an entire family.
Detectives describe what it took to catch the serial killer of Baton Rouge.
After 53 days of searching, investigators find the body of a missing 43-year-old woman. Who masterminded her gruesome death?
Detectives reopen the unsolved murder of Kathy Odom. Fifteen years after her death, can new DNA techniques help them to catch her killer?
After murdering her first husband, 'Black Widow' Stacey Castor poisoned her second with antifreeze. She later also attempted to frame and kill her own daughter.
A look at the shooting of Katherine Foster in Alabama in 1980 and how, nearly 30 years later, new evidence led detectives to her killer.
Agents go undercover as heads of a crime ring. Can they extract a confession from a man suspected of killing his girlfriend?
A wanderer, labeled the Bandit of Ballarat, moves across Death Valley National Park, robbing unlucky campers at gunpoint.
A look at how Elizabeth Gatenby masterminded the death of her mum's husband, embroiling her son and another teenager in her deadly scheme.
The shocking story of the school hall monitor who killed eight women in Poughkeepsie, New York, later hiding their bodies in his home.
The horrific story of the travelling preacher, who murdered his wife after she discovered that he was abusing his step-daughter.
The Andrea Yates story.
When a woman's body is found in her Florida home, police begin a search for her missing husband who was last seen on his fishing boat with a stranger.
A frantic 911 call leads police to the site of an automobile accident where the driver is pronounced dead.
A father with unseemly associations in his personal life goes missing after a job interview.
A jury convicts a man on four counts of first degree murder nine years after the mafia-style killing of a family in Florida.
A child is accidentally shot, sending the shooter on a violent spree.
Police try to connect a man behind bars to the kidnapping, rape and strangulation of a college girl 12 years earlier.
Police are short on leads when a man is murdered during a robbery until the man's friends call into question his wife's behavior in the weeks before the crime.
A private international crime-fighting organization spends four years gathering evidence and building a case against the people they suspect of killing Scott Dunn.
Detectives probing the murder of a young mother-to-be in Cottonwood, Calif., apprehend the triggerman, who claims an international team of covert assassins is behind the slaying.
Gerald 'Bob' Hands had two wives who both died in the 1970s. His third wife was also found at death's door 20 years later. Was Bob a killer or just unlucky in love?
Photographer William Bradford becomes the prime suspect in the murders of three women and the disappearances of others under investigation by Los Angeles authorities.
A sequence of events leads Susan Polk to fatally stab her husband, Felix. Narrated by Catherine Crier.
Dennis Dechaine has maintained his innocence, 16 years after being convicted of the murder of 12-year-old Sarah Cherry. Will new evidence prove a miscarriage of justice?
What drove Alan Chmurny, a successful chemist, to stalk and harass pharmaceutical secretary Marta Bradley and could the police stop him in time before things got out of hand?
School rumours and wiretaps lead police to three teenagers guilty of the murder of a local DJ and security guard with a penchant for helping wayward youths.
After a woman and her 6-year-old daughter go missing, investigators try to piece together vague clues, including a computer loaded with adult porn and a note from the mother to her husband.
After 17 years as a top cop in one of America's toughest cities, Mike Chitwood is moving to Shawnee, Oklahoma. Can the streetwise detective whip this tough little town into shape?
Those who know him describe actor Robert Blake.
Thousands of investors lose their life savings in the Wall Street scandal of 2002.
A 17-year-old honor student stabs her mother to death.
Real-life crimes with a surreal twist.
When crooked archaeologist Jack Harelson is exposed as a thief by his estranged wife, he takes out a hit on her. Can an Oregon state policeman save her before it's too late.
After a night out, Atif Rafay and Sebastian Burns returned to Rafay's home to find that his family had been brutally murdered, but could these two men's stories be trusted?
A con man uses female bank managers to extort more than a $1 million from three Tennessee banks.
A pacifist is convicted of a murder.
When a man spots two bodies in a river, he jumps in to save them. It appears that they have been shot, but will anybody be able to identify the mysterious attacker?
After a lengthy interrogation, a teen confesses to stabbing his sister.
The murder of Sharon Marshall and the mystery surrounding her real identity triggers a nationwide manhunt for her 'father' and a decade of investigative work done by law enforcement agencies and child abduction experts.
When Carmin Ross, a former prosecutor, is found bludgeoned to death in her home, the police immediately suspect her former husband, university professor Tom Murray.
The manager of a local dating service is found charred beyond recognition with two bullet holes in his skull.
Renowned prosecutor Rhonda Saunders stalks the stalkers, locking away those who target celebrities and families, and discovering just what makes them so obsessed.
When student Audrey Seiler disappeared from her university campus, she sent the city of Madison into panic. Could she actually have been behind this baffling case?
During a harrowing ordeal, 17-year-old Anne Sluti was bound and taken across four states by her captor. Yet, somehow, she left a clever trail that led to his conviction.
Erika De Nardo's story about the killings of her mother and brother crumbled with the finding of evidence.
Test messages reveal pastor Helge Fossmo incited his mistress to murder his wife.
Neurologist Richard Boggs is linked to the murder of a patient.
Sandra Anderson and her dog Eagle are considered the best human remains search team in the world, but authorities suspect that she is hiding a terrible secret.
Convicted of double murder by seemingly unreliable witnesses, John Patrick McCreary hopes new evidence will give him back his freedom.
Tara Lynn Grant was reported missing five days after her husband claimed she left their home in an unidentified black car.
After a couple was found guilty of the rape and murder of Taunja Bennett, a letter signed with a happy face claimed responsibility for the crime.
Investigators search for evidence to keep serial killer Coral Watts behind bars.
Fernando Bermudez was 22 years old when he was convicted of shooting a man to death outside of a Manhattan nightclub in 1991, but was he set up?
A jury must decide whether the surviving suspect in a robbery-homicide is guilty.
The story of a bizarre terror campaign which came about after a dispute over some Hollywood memorabilia.
Documentary examining a group of midwest robbers in the 90s. Not just thieves, investigators discovered they had sinister pasts and big plans to overthrow the government.
Local authorities attempt to solve a 40-year-old double homicide.
Detectives enter an underground community to solve a case.
Police never found the murderer of rock legend Mia Zapata despite many theories. Ten years later and a DNA breakthrough, can they finally trace her killer?
Chuck Hamel made a heroic stand, revealing a pipeline service company's environmental crimes, but did he imagine the company would come after him with such vengeance?
Los Angeles prosecutor Rhonda Saunders discusses civilian and celebrity stalking cases.
Bones found on a naval base lead detectives into a complicated case, in which a family feud and a sinister conspiracy leave them overwhelmed with possible motives for murder.
NCIS agents are left stumped when the bodies of naval officer Leanne Brown and her boyfriend are found in woods, but one clue leads them to an isolated church.
When the body of a young woman is found by the side of a rural highway in South Carolina, the NCIS direct a carefully planned sting operation to trap the suspected murderer.
When an officer is shot in a small and idyllic town, clues lead the NCIS investigators to an undercover drug sting and a personal vendetta that the victim never saw coming.
A note claiming a family emergency was all that was left behind when American Atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair and her family vanished in August 1995.
When a couple steal over $6million in cash and valuables from Dallas's wealthiest women, a hard-nosed investigation ensues.
When a mother went missing during a storm, it became known as the 'woodchipper murder'. Now the incredible events are uncovered using cutting edge forensic evidence.
Suspicion falls on a young woman for an elaborate heist.
An innocent picnic near a river, a religious retreat and a bizarre plot that spiraled out of control. These are the events surrounding the murder of Charla Toma.
When a couple fail to return from a boat trip to the barrier reef, bizarre clues question whether they were left at sea or if there was another reason for their disappearance.
A jury must decide if it was self-defense or murder that resulted in the death of a man in Iowa.
Despite an intense manhunt spanning twenty years, the BTK killer repeatedly evaded capture. Find out how police managed to expose the sadistic killer's identity.
Police search for the BTK killer for over three decades.
After a woman's car plunges over a cliff in North Carolina, police soon discover that it was no accident. Do her neighbours know more than they letting on?
The bodies of two doctors are found on a stretch of desert highway.
Police try to separate fact from fiction after discovering a manuscript that details a woman's unsolved murder from her killer's point of view.
Women abandon their infants.
A woman dies as a result of botched plastic surgery.
Documentary exploring how forensic artist Frank Bender has helped track unidentified killers and escaped criminals with facial reconstruction.
Burglaries and murders make convenience stores some of the most dangerous places to work in America.
Police hunt for a gang leader.
A fourteen-year-old girl, imprisoned for murdering her mother, finally confesses that her crime was a plan constructed by her father.
Surveillance cameras capture the murder of a Michigan librarian on tape.
When a man is found dead on his wedding night, authorities are quick to uncover his wife's chilling and poisonous crime.
Police investigating the murder of a woman by her husband discover he had two accomplices, revealing a trio of criminals obsessed with UFOs.
A housewife wages a personal war against abortion practitioners.
In Florida, two murder mystery weekend planners engineered an ingenious crime, making murder seem like a mystery disease. Can investigators figure out how they did it?
A scorned wife turns her Mercedes into a murder weapon.
The arrest, trial and conviction of Wayne Williams for the murder of 24 boys in the Atlanta area.
When a lawyer's body is found, a nationwide hunt for his wife ensues. Investigators corner her on a beach, discovering her true identity and her history of crime.
When a young couple are found drowned in a creek, authorities believe they were murdered. But underwater detectives uncover a mystery lurking beneath the water's surface.
Darlie Routier is convicted of killing her two young sons.
A woman may have been wrongfully convicted of killing her daughter.
Witches belonging to a secret sect practice their arcane rituals in the Louisiana bayous.
The investigation into the murder of four women in Yosemite National Park leads police to a troubled laborer.
A string of disappearances in Rockhampton, Queensland, leave police searching for a killer they can't identify. Could it have been ex-convict Leonard Fraser?
Mood reconstruction and analysis determines motives in cases of cyber- and celebrity-stalking.
A couple lures others to their condo in order to kill them.
After an accomplice shoots American serial killer Dean Corll in August 1973, police connect him to the disappearances of 27 boys and young men.
In 1983, Florida police found the body of a 17-year-old girl in a car. The investigation led to the conviction of two cousins for five murders.
A man accused of murder skips bail and leads police on an interstate manhunt.
Richard Ramirez, known as the 'Night Stalker,' killed 14 people before being arrested.
Ordinary citizens become local heroes when they capture criminals on video tape.
Racist killer Ausonius decided to solve his problems with immigration in Stockholm by shooting immigrants in the street, using a laser-guided rifle.
When the bodies of seven backpackers are found 150km from Sydney, Australia, police mount an intensive search for the killer.
The FBI's elite Evidence Response Teams crack cases once deemed unsolvable.
The national Consumer League estimates people lose approximately 100 billion dollars annual to con artists.
The body of a woman is found in her cottage and her neighbor gets charged with murder nine days later.
A blackjack team steals cash from casinos and makes more than three million in just a few years before the casinos catch on.
A couple stands accused of the murder of Las Vegas millionaire Ted Binion.
Stimulated artillery fire and a dead body found floating in the water.
Criminal employees steal or destroy company property.
Masked bank-robbers take millions of dollars.
In 1989 a woman identifies a man as her intruder and rapist. However as he begins a long sentence, it emerges that the wrong man is in jail.
The quest for information on the disappearance of an ATF informant takes police to a number of unlikely places.
The shocking story of Glenn Helzer and his brother's violent attempts to start a new religious cult. A mission for which they employed extortion, manipulation and murder.
A student, 15, claims to have been seduced by his former teacher, but she denies that they ever had a relationship.
A mob hit-man goes to prison for drug-dealing.
Investigators quickly learn that all is not what it seems when a prominent Alaskan native calls to report that his yacht is on fire with all of his family on board.
Bank robbers' lavish spending tips off the police.
The longest-serving death-row inmate in South Carolina may be innocent.
Serial killer Angel Resendez Ramirez terrorised Texan communities in the summer of 1999, brutally killing his victims and riding the rails to escape.
Hansen loved hunting, but his hobby turned sinister. As the police's missing persons list grew, Hanson was out raping and hunting his victims like animals.
It wasn't until the first body was found in her backyard that authorities realised sweet Dorothea Puente's boarding house was not a safe refuge for the elderly.
A criminal-defense attorney goes on trial for masterminding the murder of his wife.
A young woman accuses her husband of exhibiting disturbing behavior.
There was more than the sound of animals being slaughtered on elderly farmer Ray and his wife Faye's farm. How did their livestock scam escalate into murder?
The tragic story of a Texan teenager who pays the ultimate price when local drug dealers kidnap her in response to her brother double crossing them.
Gary Alan Walker spent three weeks in May of 1994 terrorizing Oklahoma residents with his bloody spree of rapes, kidnappings and murders.
Forensic detectives identify criminals based on their voice analyses and handwriting samples.
A Long Island, N.Y., man is serving a life sentence for the deaths of his parents.
A young lawyer is at the center of a sex and drug scandal.
A Houston housewife is found shot dead in her home just days after filing a harassment complaint against a Deputy Sheriff.
Accused killers flee the country just as authorities are closing in on them.
An insurance fraud bureau uses stings and hidden cameras to catch false claims.
Six-year-old JonBenet Ramsey is found murdered in her home.
Casinos use state-of-the-art surveillance technology to catch crimes as they happen.
Vampire cults; the death sentence of Rod Ferrell.
Profiler Robert Ressler.
When mother of six Sheila Bellush was murdered by a stranger, police were baffled. A complicated investigation led to her millionaire ex-husband Allen Blackthorne.
The wife of a local medical examiner dies suddenly.
A young man is murdered on his way to work.
Police investigate a doctor for the murder of his estranged wife.
A cross-dressing killer with multiple personalities eludes authorities.
Guards describe life in maximum security prison.
A county medical-examiner's wife dies suddenly.
A brochure found in a vacationing family's car points toward their killer.
The murder of a young wife and mother remains unsolved for nearly two decades.
Child prodigy turns into a mass murderer; Jeffrey Wallace goes on a shooting spree in a tourist filled bar in Key West.
A mayor is charged with murder.
Criminal profilers help to solve a variety of crimes.
Inside maximum-security penitentiary Pelican Bay.
A con-artist and mistress of disguise travels the world on stolen identities.
Alabama brothers take out life-insurance policies on people and then encourage them to overdose.
A paranoid schizophrenic kills her landlord.
A prominent citizen is arrested for his wife's murder.
Crime Stories re-examines the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks in which 11 people were killed.
A man is accused of kidnapping and murder.
A woman is accused of hiring men to kill her husband.
Police officers go under cover to catch criminals.
Female officers are an integral part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Vice Squad.
A popular teacher dies in a fiery auto crash.
A former cop solves the murder of another former officer 11 years after the crime.
Sleepwalkers sometimes kill.
Two Denver families were once quite close, but they are torn apart when the daughter of one family is accused of killing the other's daughter.
A successful business woman disappears during a romantic cruise with her husband off the coast of Newport Beach, Calif.
A Vietnam veteran murders his family.
A successful businesswoman and her friend disappear after a day of shopping at an Atlanta mall.
The Double Jeopardy clause protects a man from being retried for the murder of his financée.
A Cleveland firefighter leads a double life.
A teen shoots his classmate over a girl.
An affair ends in murder.
A woman is accused of pushing her boyfriend off a cliff.
A woman's body is discovered inside a steamer trunk in her boyfriend's apartment.
Six death-row inmates escape from a Virginia prison.
A former mental patient blames medication after beating a woman to death.
Women who let men draw them into dealing drugs face punishment.
Clues lead detectives to three suspicious characters after a mother of three is shot and left paralyzed while stopped at a traffic signal in Florida.
David Snow, the man behind the murder of a young husband and wife.
An attack on two teenage girls, leaving one dead, starts a seven month siege of torment for the town of Abbotsford.
Nurse Kristen Gilbert is convicted of three counts of first-degree murder after several of her patients die from inexplicable heart attacks.
Reena Virk goes to a party where her 'friends' swarm, burn, beat her, and then drown her.
in 1951 a hitchhiker is sentenced to hang for murder; public outcry reduces his sentence.
Pamela George's beaten body was found and two boys from successful families are charged with first degree murder.
A confession from a psychopath Robert Spangler as he reveals his role as a serial spousal killer.
Louri Mikhel masterminds a kidnap for ransom scheme, also killing four people and dumping them in a northern California lake.
Nineteen years after the killing of a woman on her doorstep, one guilty hit-man's confession and an international manhunt leads to a husband found guilty of his wife's contract killing.
Nine years after Cindy Zarzycki goes missing, detective Derek 'Mac' McLaughlin and intern Jen Liebow team up to discover new and conclusive evidence to convict her killer.
The Innocence Project comes to the aid of a man who has spent a decade behind bars for a rape that he may not have committed. Can they prove his innocence?
Police were led to an assortment of suspects after finding the body of Raymond Collin in a snow-covered truck.
The murder of Jamie Paxton mirrors multiple deaths in the Ohio area; a psychological profile leads authorities to Thomas Lee Dillon as a prime suspect in the murders.
Handyman Cary Stayner is accused of murdering three Yosemite National Park tourists.
Police suspect a Missouri man of being involved with the disappearance of three women from the Kansas City area during the 1980's and 90s.
Helle Crafts went missing after a snowstorm, resulting in a conviction that shocks a community.
Police discover a bizarre plot when led to a former convict.
Police are misled by false confessions and stories of secret meth labs in their quest to find the killer of a 10-year-old Indiana girl.
Gerald and Charlene Gallego earned the title of the first husband a wife serial murderers when they raped and murdered ten people across the western United States between 1978 and 1980.
A beauty queen is found dead in a field and all accounts lead to John Travers.
The murder of a 9-year-old girl leads to the arrest of Australian serial killer Leonard Fraser.
David Shearing's confession to six murders solves the case of a missing family.
In Sweden, a man began shooting immigrants with a laser guided rifle.
In New South Wales, Australian backpackers started going missing.
Legal experts and family members offer their perspectives on the trial of OJ Simpson, one of the most high-profile court cases of the last century.
Morris Solomon terrorized the community of Oak Park in Sacramento, Calif. with his multiple killings.
Technology exonerates a man who spent nearly 20 years in prison for a murder he did not commit.
When a prominent business owner is found shot to death, evidence ties his business partner to the crime.
Police in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, investigate the death of a 6-year-old.
Serge Archambault is known as the 'Butcher of St. Eustache' due to the vicious manner in which he killed his victims.
Police search for the man who raped and murdered a student.
Police find no trace of forced entry as they investigate a rash of crimes involving women being attacked in their beds.
A woman is charged with conspiring to kill her twin.
Police in Saskatchewan are alarmed when three Aboriginal women are found dead; suspicion falls on a local serial offender.
A triple murder may be the result of a scout leader's influence.
A young father becomes a suspect when three prostitutes are found dead.
The death of a woman and her 11-year-old daughter lead police to arrest Michael Wayne McGray.
In 1983, police suspect Canadian legislative-assembly member Colin Thatcher in the murder of his ex-wife.
Five police services work together to end Peter John Peters' crime spree.
Modern forensic science points to a former Toronto policer officer in the slayings of two nurses.
A 20 year long murder spree is brought to an end by a single fingerprint and intensive surveillance.
Canadian Wayne Boden becomes infamous as the 'Vampire Rapist.'
Trina Campbell's killer was found with help from the suspect's sister and brother-in-law after the girl was reported missing in December 1987.
A man's name is cleared after 20 years of wrongful incarceration.
Clara Harris turns her Mercedes into a deadly weapon when she discovers her husband is having an affair.
A man confesses to the rape and murder of a young boy.
In 1973, a young man calls the Houston police to confess to a murder, but the investigation reveals a further 27 bodies.
Recruits at the Police Academy of Somerset, New Jersey.
Bill Mason was a cat burglar who scaled buildings of the rich and famous. Having stolen $4million of valuables, he now reveals his tricks of the trade.
The elite staff of New York's infamous Manhattan House of Correction.
Albert DeSalvo confesses to the murders of 13 women in 1964.
Katie Collman was a bright ten year old who enjoyed sports. When she was discovered dead, the hunt was on for her killer. Follow the case of murderer Anthony Stockelman.
National Response Teams are strategically located across the US for deployment during disasters.
The case of a missing family is solved when David Shearing confesses to six murders.
The brutal crimes of David Snow.
An attack on two teenage girls starts a seven-month terror in British Columbia.
The seven-month rampage of Allan Legre, who brutalized the town of Miramichi.