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.
Investigators search for evidence to keep serial killer Coral Watts behind bars.
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.
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 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.
Police become suspicious of a man whose wives keep disappearing or turn up dead in strange accidents, and he's planning to tie the knot again.
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 is convicted of murdering 12-year-old Sarah Cherry.
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?
A dead body is identified as a local DJ and security guard, giving police a lead to three teens.
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.
A man hires a hitman to kill his wife after she decides to turn him in for robbing the burial site of two Paiute Indian children.
Two friends return home to find one's family bludgeoned to death.
A pacifist is convicted of a murder.
Two people are found alive floating in a river after they had been shot.
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.
After a single mother and former prosecutor is found bludgeoned to death in her Kansas home, her ex-husband becomes a suspect.
The manager of a local dating service is found charred beyond recognition with two bullet holes in his skull.
A stalker breaks into a Hollywood mansion; a woman and her children survive a stalking nightmare.
Audrey vanishes and the town loses hope; Audrey is found but her story is full of holes.
Erika De Nardo's story about the killings of her mother and brother crumbled with the finding of evidence.
Mutilated bodies appear in isolated areas where wild boars roam.
Police determine a woman whose car plunged off a North Carolina cliff was trying to defend herself and died before the crash.
Text 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.
John sits behind bars for murdering his cousin and her boyfriend.
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.
The bodies of two doctors are found on a stretch of desert highway.
Evidence and witness testimony are re-examined to determine whether the system convicted the wrong man.
A jury must decide whether the surviving suspect in a robbery-homicide is guilty.
After a love affair sours, a dispute over Hollywood memorabilia triggers a bizarre campaign to incite terror.
After a lengthy interrogation, a teen confesses to stabbing his sister.
The FBI uncovers a plot to overthrow the government while investigating a series of bank robberies in the Midwest.
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.
Local authorities attempt to solve a 40-year-old double homicide.
Detectives enter an underground community to solve a case.
Women abandon their infants.
DNA evidence helps solve the decade-old case of a dead musician.
A woman dies as a result of botched plastic surgery.
Independent oilman Chuck Hamel and the investigation against him.
Forensic artist Frank Bender's work through unique cases.
Los Angeles prosecutor Rhonda Saunders discusses civilian and celebrity stalking cases.
Burglaries and murders make convenience stores some of the most dangerous places to work in America.
The remains of a Naval employee are found on the Navy base.
An elite team must investigate the disappearance of a Navy Petty Officer.
A woman is charged with conspiring to kill her twin.
Investigators suspect a young woman's boyfriend as her murderer.
A triple murder may be the result of a scout leader's influence.
Investigators follow clues in the murder of a police officer.
A child is accidentally shot, sending the shooter on a violent spree.
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.
Police hunt for a gang leader.
A girl, 14, is convicted of murdering her stepmother, then later reveals a sinister plan.
Detectives try to recover a fortune from a thief and his girlfriend.
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.
Police discover a librarian's husband was having an affair after her murder is witnessed by surveillance cameras.
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.
A young couple goes missing from a scuba-diving excursion.
A man confesses to the rape and murder of a young boy.
A jury must decide if it was self-defense or murder that resulted in the death of a man in Iowa.
In 1974, a man identifying himself as the BTK Strangler starts a two-decade killing spree in Kansas that leaves 10 dead.
A Tennessee bank robber charms the female workers of a bank.
The BTK killer terrorizes Wichita, Kan., for more than three decades, playing a cat-and-mouse game with police.
A woman claims that her husband committed suicide.
A domestic-homicide investigation turns bizarre.
A housewife wages a personal war against abortion practitioners.
A Florida woman is mysteriously poisoned.
A scorned wife turns her Mercedes into a murder weapon.
A woman disappears, and her lawyer husband is found dead.
The arrest, trial and conviction of Wayne Williams for the murder of 24 boys in the Atlanta area.
A young couple drown in a creek.
Darlie Routier is convicted of killing her two young sons.
A teen leaves a trail of clues to lead to her assailant's conviction.
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.
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.
A man accused of murder skips bail and leads police on an interstate manhunt.
Ordinary citizens become local heroes by capturing criminals on videotape and turning the footage over to police.
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 string of disappearances in Rockhampton, Queensland, leave police searching for a killer they can't identify. Could it have been ex-convict Leonard Fraser?
A band of MIT geniuses pocketed more than $3 million in Las Vegas using elaborate but legal card-counting techniques; follow their rise and eventual fall in Sin City.
After an accomplice shoots American serial killer Dean Corll in August 1973, police connect him to the disappearances of 27 boys and young men.
Police find the body of a 17-year-old girl after David Allen Gore confesses and implicates his cousin, Fred Waterfield, in five other murders.
A couple stands accused of the murder of Las Vegas millionaire Ted Binion.
Richard Ramirez, known as the "Night Stalker," killed 14 people before being arrested.
Stimulated artillery fire and a dead body found floating in the water.
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.
Criminal employees steal or destroy company property.
Masked bank-robbers take millions of dollars.
The quest for information on the disappearance of an ATF informant takes police to a number of unlikely places.
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.
Bank robbers' lavish spending tips off the police.
The longest-serving death-row inmate in South Carolina may be innocent.
A criminal-defense attorney goes on trial for masterminding the murder of his wife.
A young woman accuses her husband of exhibiting disturbing behavior.
Criminals leave behind crucial pieces of evidence by simply putting pen to paper.
A Long Island, N.Y., man is serving a life sentence for the deaths of his parents.
A lawyer at the center of a sex and drug scandal is convicted of arranging the murder of her brother-in-law.
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.
A Houston housewife is found shot dead in her home just days after filing a harassment complaint against a Deputy Sheriff.
A devout Mormon, stockbroker and father of two is responsible for a series of murders outside San Francisco.
Insight into the brutal murder of wealthy Virginians Derek and Nancy Haysom by their daughter.
An insurance fraud bureau uses stings and hidden cameras to catch false claims.
A man's family can not be found after their yacht catches on fire out at sea.
Six-year-old JonBenet Ramsey is found murdered in her home.
Going inside the control room for a casino's state-of-the-art surveillance technology and screening footage of crimes being committed.
Vampire cults; the death sentence of Rod Ferrell.
In the summer of 1999, serial killer Angel Resendez Ramiriz terrorized railroad communities before finally surrendering to police.
Bakery owner Robert C. Hansen is accused of raping his victims, turning them loose and hunting them down like animals.
Profiler Robert Ressler.
When police find a body behind a Sacramento, Calif., boardinghouse, they suspect grandmotherly Dorothea Puente.
In the late 1980s, Ray and Faye Copeland became the oldest couple on death row when a simple livestock scam escalated into murder.
The wife of a local medical examiner dies suddenly.
The FBI's Evidence Response Team investigate the kidnapping of a 16-year-old by men claiming to be federal agents.
Gary Alan Walker spent three weeks in May of 1994 terrorizing Oklahoma residents with his bloody spree of rapes, kidnappings and murders.
An investigation into the murder of a mother of six leads back to her millionaire ex-husband.
Crime Stories re-examines the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks in which 11 people were killed.
A young man is murdered on his way to work.
The death of a doctor's wife triggers an investigation that uncovers his bizarre lifestyle, infidelities and murderous scheme.
A cross-dressing killer with multiple personalities eludes authorities.
A look at a maximum security prison through the eyes of prison guards.
A county medical-examiner's wife dies suddenly.
An Ohio farmer's wife and her daughters were on their first vacation to Florida when they were lured onto a boat and brutally murdered; how their killer was caught.
A young wife and mother disappears from a Michigan car park in 1973.
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.
Profilers work on cases from kidnapping to terrorism.
An exploration of the Pelican Bay maximum security prison in California, a place with a fearsome reputation for inter-prisoner violence.
A con-artist and mistress of disguise travels the world on stolen identities.
Alabama brothers insure homeless alcoholics before helping them to overdose.
A paranoid schizophrenic kills her landlord.
A prominent citizen is arrested for his wife's murder.
A man is accused of kidnapping and murder.
A woman is accused of hiring men to kill her husband.
A Vietnam veteran murders his family.
Going undercover and behind the scenes with decoy cops; see how they prepare both physically and mentally for their undercover roles and learn how their special brand of teamwork makes their unit unlike any in law enforcement.
Undercover female police officers reveal the seamier side of Los Angeles.
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 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 his fiancee's murder even though new evidence proves he's guilty.
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.
A quiet town is rocked by the murder of a former prosecutor and investigators suspect her professor husband.
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.
Dominick McCullock viciously murders Jamie Wheeler when he goes to her apartment to buy drugs from her drug dealer flatmate.
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.
Iouri Mikhel masterminds a kidnapping-for-ransom scheme, and kills four people who he dumps 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-wife serial murderers when they raped and murdered 10 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.
The police and media work together to get a confession from John Martin Crawford when human remains are found in Saskatoon.
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.
Multiple murders in rural communities are always a shocking occurrence.
In Sacramento in the mid 1980's, a ruthless killer was making his way through Oak Park.
In the winter of 1968, the prairie of Saskatoon is ravaged by a string of savage rapes.
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.
Police in Saskatchewan are alarmed when three Aboriginal women are found dead; suspicion falls on a local serial offender.
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.
Police have three suspects when a dead body is found in an abandoned car.
The 1970 crimes of Glenn West, an ex-cop and a multiple murderer.
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.
Two of the most successful bank robbers in U.S. history, Ray Bowman and Billy Kirkpatrick, were finally captured in 1997; now it's on to the task of finding their loot.
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.
The trial of one of the most notorious murderers in U.S. history.
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.
An investigation into the shooting of Phyllis Peppin in 1972, in which her husband was the chief suspect until someone else confessed 27 years later.
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.