Each episode of this true-crime reality series examines a different felon, usually a female, who has committed murder or attempted murder. The victim is usually the perpetrator's partner. The documentary-style series features interviews with friends and family members of the accused and victims, law-enforcement officials, attorneys and other people with first-hand knowledge of the cases.
After a home invasion in Ohio leaves a corrections officer dead, investigators use controlled calls and an undercover sting at a motel to solve the case and expose a cruel plot with a bloody ending.
An investigation into the disappearance of an Arkansas couple leads a law enforcement team on a manhunt through the rugged terrain of the Ozarks and into unforeseen danger.
When a revered fire lieutenant is gunned down in his driveway, detectives navigate stories of a long-standing neighborhood feud and a surprise cancer scare to piece together a conspiracy plot involving young pawns manipulated by a cunning mastermind.
After a man is shot just a few feet inside his New York home, the ensuing investigation brings to light a murder-for-hire plot spurred by greed.
When police searching for a missing Indiana man discover a body on a riverbank, they launch an investigation that unearths a surprising story of an open marriage and evidence of a brutal torture.
Police in a small Pennsylvania town respond to an eyewitness report of a murder behind a grocery store and find that the victim is no stranger to law enforcement.
When a young mother is executed and her family critically injured, investigators piece together haunting clues and an earlier murder to capture deranged killers with a spiritual calling.
A family recovering from a devastating loss is hit with another when a man finds his sister stabbed to death in her living room.
When a devout single mother vanishes from her home, investigators fear she's been abducted by a group of teens hell-bent on a devilish plan... and race to find her before it's too late.
When a man goes missing in a rural small town in Tennessee, family members and detectives band together to uncover scandalous secrets fueled by greed and lust.
After a beloved father vanishes, his family and the police work tirelessly for four years to find him, until a familiar witness comes forward, leading detectives to finally expose a diabolical conspiracy which may have been paid for by sexual favors.
When the body of a newlywed is spotted at the base of a cliff in Glacier National Park, local and federal authorities join forces for an investigation that will put their skills to the ultimate test.
A jealous teenager's brash act of violence thrusts a shadowy affair into the national spotlight; the surviving victim, Mary Jo Buttafuoco, sheds light on her side of the scandal that rocked America.
When the body of a beloved aircraft machinist is found stuffed in the trunk of his own car, investigators follow a trail of deception to a manipulative killer.
Self-named killer B.T.K., murdered 10 people over 17 years all while taunting Wichita police and media before being exposed as family man and churchgoer, Dennis Rader. In an exclusively acquired interview, he reveals what drove him to do it.
In the fall of 2011, homicide detectives in towns over two-hundred miles apart connect two separate murders to one ruthless killer.
When the owner of an Ohio landscaping company is found shot to death in his bed, the ensuing investigation exposes an elaborate web of sex, obsession, and power.
A homicide investigation in Gig Harbor, Washington reveals the dark lengths one woman will go to for her family’s safety.
A contentious divorce and custody battle lands one father in the crosshairs of a sniper.
One of the most notorious citizens of Durham, North Carolina finds herself under scrutiny after her boyfriend is stabbed.
When a man returns home from a party and finds his caregiver shot to death, detectives must sift through a complicated network of animosity and resentment to find their killer.
The murder of a benevolent owner of a landscaping business sends shockwaves through a small Ohio town.
When a charred human torso is discovered on a Native American reservation in Montana, local and federal investigators join forces to piece together a heinous crime.
When the bodies of two grandparents are tragically found left for dead, investigators toil to determine whether the slayings were motivated by simmering vengeance or insatiable greed.
When medical examiners determine that a terminally ill Arizona man may have not died from natural causes as his family previously thought, a homicide investigation begins to unravel the truth.
The disappearance of a Michigan man triggers a tragic chain of events that ends in another man's death nearly 400 miles away.
An investigation into the murder of a small-town bus driver exposes secrets that lurk behind closed doors.
An investigation into the disappearance of an Iowa mother sends police in two states on a wild journey, during which they encounter a volatile love triangle, stolen identity, arson, and a relentless stalker intent on carrying out payback at all costs.
The discovery of a charred body in the bed of a burning pickup truck ignites a homicide investigation in Atlanta, Georgia.
When a pair of Amish teenagers on horseback come across a man’s body in a field, detectives in southern Michigan work to piece together an atrocious crime.
Two young boys are left fatherless when an Air Force sergeant is gunned down by a pair of intruders in his San Antonio home.
An investigation into the heinous murder of a college student in Las Vegas ignites an international manhunt and exposes a lethal love triangle.
The murder of a New Jersey entrepreneur leaves investigators stumped… until months later, when a drug bust brings to light a murder plot riddled with greed, addiction, and betrayal.
The suspicious shooting of a delivery truck driver shrouds the Sunshine State in darkness.
When the decaying body of a Baltimore man is discovered in his garage, detectives use advanced law enforcement technology to pinpoint a cunning killer.
The peace of an Indiana town is interrupted on Valentine’s Day 2003, when police receive a report of a violent murder.
While investigating the murder of a man who was gunned down in his delivery truck, police in California uncover an affair with deadly repercussions.
Does a shocking carjacking have ties to international espionage? Or will the murderer turn out to be someone much closer to home?
When a young father goes missing, authorities suspect his illegal activities, but a revelation about the mother of his children turns the investigation upside down.
A generous couple opens their home to help others, but a deadly home invasion raises questions about lies and conspiracy under their roof.
A deadly fire destroys a home and leaves one man dead, but investigators suspect the fire was an inside job.
A possible love triangle has deadly consequences for a prominent California lawyer.
When a determined son urges police to investigate the disappearance of his father, he is met with a storm of family tragedy and betrayal.
The investigation into the murder of a fellow officer plunges detectives into a cavern of secrets and lies.
The death of a Texas racecar champion leads detectives down a winding road of suspects and reveals deep, dark family secrets that were hidden for decades.
An in depth look at the complexities of the case against the woman branded as America’s first female serial killer. Questions still revolve around her claim of self-defense and whether or not she got the justice she deserved.
When a popular construction man in a tight-knit Texas town is found gunned down in his own home, it takes police a decade and a half to track down the killer.
The family of a former soldier questions whether or not his death was a tragic coincidence when they learn of a suspicious detail from his wife’s past.
When a missing man’s body is found, his wife finds herself under a microscope, but can police prove she was involved before the case goes cold?
Two deceased men both helped out a damsel in distress. Did playing the good samaritan cost them their lives, and should authorities be worried that she could put someone else at risk?
Devoted to raising her daughter's child, a loving grandmother is found executed in her own home. Police unfold an ongoing custody battle which leads to suspicions towards those nearest to her grandchild.
A young hunter ends up dead while hunting his own predator. Was this the case of an accidental shooting, or was there a more sinister explanation?
An Arizona socialite makes a gruesome discovery in a dumpster which leads local law enforcement to ask questions about her troubled marriage. She claims she found a man dead, but police have reason to believe otherwise.
Tupac and Biggie once friends, became embroiled in a collision course that ended in tragedy. Loved ones and insiders give personal accounts of the pivotal six day period between Tupac’s shooting and his tragic death.
The murder of a beloved widower leaves police wondering what secrets his marriage, to his much younger new wife, might be hiding.
A happy military family kept walls up that were soon to be knocked down. Did Michelle’s husband bring his fate upon himself, or was she behind the whole thing?
Police must unravel a mystery involving an Arizona couple, cross-country romance, and a deadly plan.
Police discover a beloved mother of four murdered. The panic intensifies as the investigation turns into a case populated by demons, masks, and a potential psychopath on the loose.
On Halloween night a knife-wielding intruder attacks and kills two roommates and leaves another lucky to be alive. Although the story is reminiscent to the plot of a horror film – for this California town the terror is all too real.
Trick-or-treaters in a small Indiana town have no idea that the sweet grandmother passing out candy is also hiding a deadly secret in her garage.
After a massive Halloween bash ends with a young woman’s mysterious disappearance, a tiny farming town fears that evil stalks its fields.
Helen’s boyfriend goes missing just as authorities find a dismembered torso, but is it case closed? Or 20 years later, is Helen’s new story a game changer?