The parents of Brooke Skylar Richardson speak out -- the real story behind the international headlines in the case of an alleged unthinkable crime. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.
The Hollywood Ripper
Episode 1 - 9-14-2019
Four young women attacked, only one survivor. "48 Hours"' Maureen Maher has been on the trail of serial killer Michael Gargiulo for more than a decade. How "48 Hours" helped crack one of the cases.
The Evidence Room
Episode 14 - 12-23-2017
Accused of murder, a young woman's life hangs in the balance. "48 Hours" goes behind the scenes with her defense team and a forensic animator as they strategize how to present their theory of what happened - will a jury believe them?
Secrets of Waco
Episode 10 - 12-29-2017
A retired UPS driver reveals new details about cult leader David Koresh and what led up to the deadly 1993 standoff with law enforcement in Waco, Texas.
One woman, two husbands dead under strange circumstances - could she be that unlucky? "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.
Episode 29 - 2-25-2017
Actress Pauley Perrette's push for stronger legislation that would better protect stalking victims.
Stalking: Out of the Shadows
Episode 28 - 2-25-2017
Singer Christina Grimmie was killed by a stalker and Ivanka Trump has been stalked, too; now, an "NCIS" star is trying to change stalking laws. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.
Eleven Hundred Miles to Murder
Episode 27 - 2-18-2017
A Florida doctor brutally murdered - her husband has an airtight alibi, but police travel 1,100 miles for a suspect that looks exactly like the dead doctor's husband. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.
The Strange Life of Dr. Schwartz
Episode 26 - 2-11-2017
A wealthy doctor is violently murdered in his Florida mansion -- could a dark secret from his past provide a clue to his killer? Correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
Two friends convicted of rape claim neither did it. Their families stuck by them. Now, more than 20 years later, a new DNA test will change everything. "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher investigates.
An ex-Marine with a secret life and a secret wife. A five-year investigation turns on shocking DNA evidence -- is the one-time hero a killer, too? "48 Hours"' Peter Van Sant has the latest in the case.
Episode 21 - 1-21-2017
The murder of four young girls leads to two murder convictions -- but then everything fell apart; 25 years later, there's new DNA evidence. "48 Hours"' Erin Moriarty has the latest on the case she says she can't forget.
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Crime and Punishment
Episode 20 - 1-07-2017
A stepfather sits in prison for killing his wife. Her daughters vow to keep him there. Does he deserve parole? Correspondent Tracy Smith investigates.
She was murdered at 23. Five suspects and cops couldn't arrest anyone. It was the perfect crime for 34 years -- until now. Correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates.
Episode 18 - 12-31-2016
A Palm Beach socialite kills her ex-husband and serves no time -- 20 years later, with the same gun, another family member is shot. "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
48 Hours Presents: Road to Redemption
Episode 17 - 12-24-2016
Can a woman end 25 years of pain by forgiving her sister and brother-in-law's killer? "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher reports.
The Birthday Party
Episode 16 - 12-24-2016
"48 Hours" Live to Tell: Despite being blindfolded, kidnap victim Stanley Alpert was later able to lead the FBI to his captors. Special Agent Richard Meade explains how what Alpert remembered helped to solve this case.
The Fight for Melissa
Episode 15 - 12-17-2016
A day care worker says she loved kids, yet she's in prison for killing one. If she didn't do it, why did she confess? "48 Hours"' Erin Moriarty has the latest in the Melissa Calusinski case.
An investigation into the 1996 murder of a Texas widow that inspired the Jack Black movie "Bernie." At the heart of the probe is whether a mortician killed her and froze her body in order to live off her millions or to end years of abuse.
Over the past nine years, Cal Harris has gone on trial for the murder of his wife, Michele, four times. He was convicted twice, even though Michele's body has never been found. Both verdicts were overturned. A third jury couldn't decide. Now a fourth trial. Will this be the final one for Cal Harris?
The Spymasters - CIA in the Crosshairs Part 2
Episode 34 - 5-21-2016
All 12 living CIA directors share their passionate disagreements about the agency's past, its current mission, and its future
The Spymasters - CIA in the Crosshairs Part 1
Episode 33 - 5-21-2016
Part 1: All 12 living CIA directors share their passionate disagreements about the agency's past, its current mission, and its future
A lawyer shot -- his girlfriend admits she pulled the trigger and then dances in a strange police video -- was it self-defense or love gone bad? "48 Hours"' Peter Van Sant investigates.
The Last Confession Revisited
Episode 27 - 4-16-2016
Five decades after the murder of the beautiful school teacher, her long suspected killer -- a former priest -- is in custody. A new witness stepped forward, but despite this new evidence, there would still be no indictment ... until now.
Convicted of murder at 19 -- 14 appeals and 10 years later, he's free. They got it wrong. End of story? Not yet. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty investigates.
Love and Death in Alaska (III) (Part 2)
Episode 16 - 12-26-2015
Is Mechele Linehan a conniving ex-stripper who should be in jail for murder, or was she unfairly targeted by police because of a past life? Susan Spencer investigates
Love and Death in Alaska (III) (Part 1)
Episode 15 - 12-26-2015
Is Mechele Linehan a conniving ex-stripper who should be in jail for murder, or was she unfairly targeted by police because of a past life? Susan Spencer investigates.
Murder in Aspen (II)
Episode 14 - 12-19-2015
48 Hours updates its story on the 2014 murder of heiress Nancy Pfister in Aspen, Colorado. Trey Styler was convicted after his confession to the crime. He has since committed suicide while in prison. His wife has changed her name and moved to a different state.
Episode 13 - 12-05-2015
48 Hours examines the case of Dorothy Lee who kidnapped her daughter in the middle of a bitter divorce with her then-husband Harris Todd. She eluded the FBI for two decades eventually settling in Australia. Recently arrested she tells her side of the story and her daughter reflects on the past she never knew about.
48 Hours looks at the 1990 murders of Richard and Nancy Bishop Langert by David Biro in Chicago, Illinois. It examines how Nancy's sister Jeanne through her Christian faith has learned to cope with the deaths and has even forgiven her sister's murderer.
48 Hours re-examines and updates the case of Harold Henthorn whose wives Lynn and Toni died 17 years apart in what were supposedly freak accidents. Police investigators, however, believe that Harold murdered them. Eventually, Harold is arrested and convicted of first-degree murder.
Paris Under Attack
Episode 9 - 11-14-2015
As the world reacts to the attacks in Paris, CBS News reports on the shootings, the aftermath and what's being done to prevent similar incidents worldwide
The Bugs Bunny Defense
Episode 8 - 10-31-2015
Did a cartoon play a part in the death of a California man? "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger investigates.
Hearing her father's screams for help, Jenna Neulander dialed 9-1-1 and summoned first responders to her home. Her father, Dr. Robert Neulander, a prominent obstetrician, was trying to help her mother, Leslie, who was unresponsive in the shower.
Eighteen months after Leslie Neulander died, her husband was charged with her murder. One of the key witnesses in the case? Their daughter, Jenna. But does her 9-1-1 call help the prosecution or the defense?
A Florida man's questionable conviction in a 1989 murder may be an example of what can happen when investigators disregard the venerable British mystery writer's caution.
This Saturday, "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty reports on the case of Crosley Green. There is new evidence that Green may have been wrongfully convicted of the murder of 22-year-old Charles "Chip" Flynn more than 25 years ago. Green is currently serving a life sentence in Florida. Prosecutors and investigators in this case have faced allegations that they manipulated facts to fit their version of the truth - that Green committed the crime.
A Florida mother claims she saw the murder of a friend in a dream. Is she clairvoyant or is she a killer? Peter Van Sant investigates.
Episode 27 - 4-25-2015
A wife says she shot her husband in self-defense. Police say she’s a killer. Who's correct? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant investigates. This week's "48 Hours" begins with a surprising twist – the verdict is revealed in the first few minutes of the show. Correspondent Peter Van Sant explains why.
Ashley Fallis' New Year's Day death was initially ruled a suicide, and the case was closed after Evans police investigated the incident in 2012. Evans Police Chief Rick Brandt reopened the case in April 2014 after receiving previously unheard witness accounts and claims that officers mishandled the investigation.
The Accidental Husband
Episode 24 - 4-04-2015
Two wives die in freak accidents 17 years apart. One man was married to both women. Is he just unlucky or does he know more than he’s telling?
A report on a woman who was acquitted in the 1992 killing of her husband in Florida, but was charged with the attempted murder of her son in 2011 after he was shot in the neck - with the same gun - in Nevada.
The investigation into the 2010 shooting death of Wall Street millionaire John Bender, who was killed in his exotic home in Costa Rica. His wife, Ann, is charged with the crime, but she claims she is innocent.
An honor student shot dead, an innocent victim of a gang war. An investigation into drugs, guns, gangs and the battle for Chicago. An investigation into drugs, guns, gangs and the battle for Chicago. Maureen Maher and Armen Keteyian report.
Can a childhood memory of a friend's murder solve a 55-year-old case? Correspondent Erin Moriarty goes inside the investigation of what authorities say is the oldest cold case ever prosecuted in the U.S.
An examination of whether convicted killer Ryan Ferguson murdered Missouri sports editor Kent Heitholt in 2001. His accuser, Charles Erickson, who was also convicted of the crime, now claims Ferguson is innocent. Can "48 Hours" help him get his life back? Erin Moriarty reports.
After Jeffrey Locker's family reported him missing, New York City Police discovered the body of the Long Island businessman and motivational speaker slumped over the steering wheel of his car in Harlem. Initially, it appeared that Locker had simply been in the wrong place at the wrong time; however, when authorities tracked Locker's ATM card to Kenneth Minor and questioned him, Minor made a startling allegation to the motive behind the murder: Locker had begged Minor to kill him.
The 1998 death of Ronda Reynolds in Toledo, Wash., is investigated to determine whether it was a suicide or a murder. Author Ann Rule, who wrote a book ("In the Still of the Night") on the case, is interviewed.
The story of Jamie Laiaddee, a woman who vanished from her home in March of 2010, and how her live-in boyfriend told everyone that she moved to Denver for a new job, but detectives would soon discover that the boyfriend was a con man. Erin Moriarty reports.
The story of 20-year-old Noor Almaleki, a woman who was struck and killed by her own father's accelerating SUV while she was crossing a parking lot in suburban Phoenix, and how this was the first case in the U.S. prosecuted as an "honor killing".Troy Roberts reports.
The dramatic conclusion: Two years after retiring, did world championship boxer Arturo Gatti kill himself or was he murdered? Erin Moriarty has the official findings and the answer to who gets his millions.
Grave Injustice - Updated
Episode 19 - 3-17-2012
An update on the case of Anthony Graves, who spent 18 years in a Texas prison for murders he did not commit.
An update on the 1993 Tricia Pacaccio murder investigation near Chicago, as well as two other slayings and a brutal attack near Los Angeles. The crimes were allegedly committed by Michael Gargiulo, who knew or lived near all four victims.
Professional poker player Ernie Scherer III is the chief suspect in the 2008 murders of his parents, Ernest Scherer Jr. and Charlene Abendroth, in their Pleasanton, Cal., home.
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Fatal Episode: The Producer's Story
Episode 16 - 2-25-2012
In April 2010, former reality television producer Bruce Beresford-Redman, his wife, Monica, and their two young children traveled to Cancun, Mexico for a family vacation. On April 8, Monica’s naked, beaten body was discovered in a sewer on the property of the Moon Palace Resort where the family was staying. The vacation was an attempt to save their troubled marriage. The Emmy-nominated producer became a prime suspect in the murder of his wife.
Troy Roberts reports.
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Soccer Moms Confidential
Episode 15 - 2-18-2012
Maureen Maher’s report, “Soccer Moms Confidential,” uncovers the story behind the P.I. Moms, and investigates the man that started it all, Chris Butler. It’s a story allegedly fueled by fame, money, drugs and corruption. Interviews with key players, including the reporter who broke the story and the whistleblower who helped the DOJ bring Butler down, paint a disturbing portrait of an aggressive promoter, an alleged master manipulator. In a special appearance, Dr. Phil tells 48 HOURS what motivates a con man and how easily people are drawn in.
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Screenplay for Murder: The Diary of a “Dexter” Wannabe
Episode 14 - 2-11-2012
When Gilles Tetreault arranged to meet a woman he met on an online dating site, he had no idea of the horror that would unfold. Tetreault says he came face-to-face with a madman who had set a trap to kill him. Tetreault was attacked and barely escaped with his life. Johnny Altinger answered a similar online dating ad and disappeared without a trace. Was there really a crime, or was this an elaborate setup for a screenplay for murder?
Troy Roberts reports.
A 25-year marriage comes to a violent end. Now, a jury must to decide -- did a wife have the right to kill? Richard Schlesinger reports.
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Episode 10 - 1-07-2012
In a small Southern town, an extramarital affair turns into a fatal family affair. Susan Spencer reports.
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The Long Island Serial Killer
Episode 9 - 12-17-2011
A major break in the Long Island Serial Killer case. The 18-month search for a missing New Jersey woman finally came to an end this week when police on Long Island, New York, announced the discovery remains believed to be 23-year-old Shannan Gilbert. On Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, the remains were positively identified as Gilbert. As "48 Hours Mystery" correspondent Erin Moriarty reports, the search for Gilbert uncovered a greater mystery.
Erin Moriarty has the latest developments.
The 2007 shooting death of Jocelyn Earnest, who was found in her Virginia home with a gun and a suicide note, is investigated. Her husband, Wesley, an assistant high-school principal, is a chief suspect in the case.
A decorated soldier who was medievac-ed from Iraq and later diagnosed with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) remembers little of the beating that he gave his 19-year-old girlfriend who died from his hands.
An update on the 1994 murder of millionaire William McLaughlin in his Newport Beach, Cal., home. Former NFL linebacker Eric Naposki was convicted of the crime, but he claims he is innocent and speaks about the case.
Following the acquittal of Amanda Knox this week, "48 Hours Mystery" will broadcast "Amanda Knox: The Untold Story".
48 Hours reveals Knox's personal accounts of cruel manipulation and sexual intimidation while in prison. Plus, never-before-seen video diaries from Amanda's best friend, Madison Paxton, collected over 10 months. Paxton moved to Italy to support Amanda and help fight for her freedom.
The Canal Street Brothel; On the Verge of a Verdict
Episode 6 - 10-30-2004
Episode 5 - 10-23-2004
Who Killed Stephanie Crowe?
Episode 4 - 10-16-2004
Dark Side of the Mesa
Episode 3 - 10-09-2004
In the high desert, on the Rockies western slope, the Mesas tower over the town of Grand Junction, Colo., protected from the outside world. But on June 4, 2002, Grand Junction saw the unearthing of a shocking secret at the local landfill. The decomposed body of 34-year-old Jennifer Blagg was found wrapped in a red and black plastic tent. Jennifer and her six-year-old daughter, Abby, had been missing for seven months. Correspondent Susan Spencer reports.