One of the most shocking crimes in modern American history—the murders of 5 members of the Communist Workers' Party by Ku Klux Klansmen and American Nazis in 1979.
Mountain man and wildlife poacher, Claude Dallas, shot and killed two Fish and Game officers, who tried to arrest him for violating wildlife laws.
In 1991, local morning show news anchor, Diane Newton King, was found dead in her driveway. Police conduct an investigation on her husband, Bradford King, a former cop and a professor of criminal justice.
Bette Lucas, the most popular philanthropist in the wealthy town of Tyler, Texas, dies mysteriously from a fatal fall while she was walking up the stairs with her estranged son, Steven.
Claudine Georgette Longet, ex-wife of singer Andy Williams, is accused of murdering her lover, downhill ski champion Vladimir "Spider" Sabich. Alleging it was an accident, Longet was convicted of criminally negligent homicide and spent 30 days in jail.
In 1997, a lover's quarrel between two Santa Monica police officers erupted in gunfire. When the smoke cleared, the Santa Monica PD would struggle to explain why its officers had become rife with illicit love triangles and financial corruption.
High-powered record promoter Charlie Minor, who garnered fame and fortune boosting careers of artists like Sting and Janet Jackson, is found dead after stripper, Suzette McClure, finds him in bed with another woman.
When Hawaii police officer Kenneth Mathison is suspected of killing his wife, authorities let him off with only a slap on the wrist. But after outraged citizens demand a thorough investigation, Mathison ends up facing charges for kidnapping and murder.
In 1988, North Carolina State University student, Chris Pritchard, tried to live out his obsession with the fantasy role-play game Dungeons and Dragons when he stabbed his stepfather Lieth Von Stein to death.
In 1996, shortly before taking office as county prosecutor, Paul Gains, a vocally anti-mafia politician, was shot in his home by an intruder. The botched hit led police to investigate Lenny Strollo, mob boss for the Pittsburgh crime family.
A Catholic student, leading a secret double life as a prostitute, begins a relationship with a dangerous drifter.
In 1984, the police received a call that millionaire stockbroker Lawrence Ocrant had shot himself. When police arrived, Lawrence was dead, but suspicion turned to his wife Sueann and her story.
The murder of Stephen Harvey, one of Kansas City's most promising young jazz musicians, and the acquittal of his suspected killer, outrage the city and nearly leads to rioting.
Dr. Rebecca Johnson, one of Arkansas's wealthiest doctors, is conned out of over $1 million dollars before losing her life to her bookkeeper's husband.