Dreams go bust when mortgage rates for homeowners in a Pennsylvania development go through the roof. What didn't they see when they signed on the dotted line? It takes document forensic expert Gerhard Wendt's skills to uncover the swindle in suburbia.
Three children and their parents are killed when a deadly fire rips through their home. Fire Inspector Victor Zamaloff is called in to investigate. Part detective and part scientist, Zamaloff has one burning desire—to make evidence rise from ashes.
Residents of a Florida neighborhood complain about a stench of decay. Police find a seething mass of maggots. A decomposing body is found miles way. Forensic Entomologist Dr. Jason Byrd must use maggots from both scenes to discover if a crime took place.
Five cases hinge on a key piece of evidence so small as to be invisible to the naked eye. Only one man has the experience, the tenacity, and the dedication to find them
A shocking claim: a young boy, it would seem, has been sexually abused. Or has he? Underwear with his father's semen on it is found at the scene of the crime. But what does it really mean? The truth about DNA isn't always what we think.
When a skeleton is found near bullets on a hiking trail, Royce D. Wilson and his Forensic Services team search the scene for evidence. How will they determine what was left by the criminal and what may have been left by innocent hikers?
Rising soccer star Mathew Maher rear ends a minivan. The struck vehicle swerves into the guard rail and its driver is killed. Maher says that he was driving the speed limit and he could not avoid the minivan. A crash expert steps in to read the scene.
A Florida man arrived home to find his wife murdered and his house robbed. It looks like a burglary gone wrong, but blood on the husband's clothes may tell a different story. Blood Spatter expert Stuart James separates fact from fiction.
For 40 years "Jane Doe" lay in an unmarked grave, the victim of a vicious murder. Her identity was never discovered. But now with advances in forensic science, Forensic Anthropologist Erin Kimmerle believes she can put a face to the victim.
A robbery turns deadly and while the criminal tries to hide the evidence, high-tech crime fighting equipment goes into action. Shot Spotter alerts investigators who arrive at the scene before the evidence trail can go cold.
At a house in Poughkeepsie, a serial killer stores eight dead bodies. After nearly a decade, the dead bodies are unearthed in an attempt to bring the killer to justice.
When an 82-year-old woman is brutally murdered in her home, all forensic serologist Gordon Calvert has is a small bit of blood and thousands of hairs as evidence. After a year of literally splitting hairs, he isolates one that will lead to the killer.
A woman is ambushed in front of her home and shot at close range. Ballistics expert Kurt Tempinski must connect the dots, matching bullets to gun and gun to suspect. If he can't do it, a murderer will go free.
A 16 year-old disappears from her father's house. A family friend brags about burying a girl "in the middle of nowhere." With the help of their trusted hounds, canine handlers Joe Nick and Bryan Trexler must take over where all others have failed.
Equipment salesman Michael Marques is murdered in his own driveway. His neighbor confesses that he and a relative murdered him for money and dumped his body miles away. A K-9 unit has to sniff out the evidence.