In one violent evening, a series of bombs rocks the sleepy california city of fremont. The targets include both the chief and ex-chief of police. But as america’s leading explosive experts sift through the evidence, they discover a plan far more insidious than anyone could have imagined. Can police and forensic scientists stop the fremont bomber before he strikes again?
After the owner of a private school for asian students vanishes from his driveway, police scramble to find him. The search grows desperate as time begins to run out on the diabetic man who is desperately in need of his medication. Investigators soon have their answer – he has been kidnapped. Now, can they save him before it is too late?
The Killer Schoolboys
The brutally beaten body of First Nations sex trade worker Pamela George is discovered on a cold spring morning just outside Regina, Saskatchewan. Initial investigators focus on men known as Ôbad tricksÕ, but three weeks later, new information changes the direction of the investigation. Popular university students Steven Kummerfield and Alexander Ternowetsky, white boys from successful families, are charged with first-degree murder in the death of Ms. George. They are ultimately convicted of manslaughter in a sensational case that divides the public along racial lines.
The Kids with the Hollywood Haircut
After confessing to the brutal murder of Clarence Pellet in Shelby, Montana, Frank Dryman, a mysterious hitchhiker, is sentenced to hang. DrymanÕs verdict attracts considerable attention and the public outcry results in DrymanÕs penalty being reduced to life behind bars. After serving 18 years Dryman is paroled but disappears in 1971. In 2009, discovering that Dryman is alive and still at large, victim Clarence PellettÕs grandson Clem finally sees justice done.
The Lethal Injector
In 1996, nurses and patients at the VeteranÕs Affairs Medical Center in Northampton grow concerned. It seems that wherever nurse Kristen Gilbert goes, death follows. After several patients experience inexplicable heart attacks, law enforcement begins to investigate. During the investigation, a bomb threat is received - a threat investigators link to Gilbert. Gilbert is sentenced to 15 months in jail, time investigators use to gather evidence. Despite more than forty suspicious deaths when Gilbert is on the ward, she is convicted of 3 counts of first-degree murder. In 1998 Gilbert is sentenced to life in prison
The Bully Kills
On November 14, 1997, 14-year-old Reena Virk goes to a party at the Craigflower Bridge, near Victoria, Canada. It is there where her ÔfriendsÕ swarm, burn and beat her down. When she walks away, Kelly Ellard and Warren Glowatski follow her, beat her again and drown her. They are arrested a week later by Saanich Police. The unfolding coverage shocks the country due to the senseless violence of the young crowd. Almost ten years later, Kelly Ellard was convicted of second-degree murder, ending one of the most tragic chapters in Canadian history.
Tools of Death
Tool marking: A tool used to commit a crime can often be the same tool used to solve it. The pattern a machine leaves on an item, the unusual way a tool crimps a wire, and even something as innocuous as the shape of a wood chip can lead to a killer.
Out of the Grave
New forensic techniques used to solve old cases: Advancement in science and technology are encouraging people to revisit the past in hopes of answering questions that have remained unanswered, and solving crimes that seemed unsolvable. Techniques from the 20th century are applied to cases from as far back as ancient times.
High tech forensics: Investigators are always on the cutting edge of new forensic techniques that can help them solve cases more accurately. An experimental "brain fingerprinting" technique has already won the acquittal of a police officer accused of a drug charge. Solving crimes by computer and robotic police offers provide investigators allow crime-solving to take on a new-age dimension, and provide safer and more efficient ways to capture an embezzler, a drug-dealer or a killer.
From the Ashes
Arson investigation: Insurance torchings, mob burnouts and arson murders: These crimes are designed to take all clues with them. But a solid case can be built from a heap of ashes. Arson investigators do everything from gathering physical evidence to mounting undercover and sting operations.
Trace of Evil: Almost Free is the story of the merciless murder of Maggie Locascio, the intriguing and complex investigation in to her death and how relentless detective work, along with extensive forensics captured the perpetrators and brought them to justice.
Agent of Death
Trace of Evil: Agent of Death is the story of the violent murder of Dr John Yelenic and how the investigation into his death became one of the most infamous and shocking in Pennsylvania state history.
Frenemies & The Reject
An ugly duckling is transformed into a swan by two of the most popular girls in high school. But when a violent ex-con becomes jealous, their relationship sparks a massacre that sends chills through an entire town. Blessed with a superior I.Q, but cursed with a violent, alcoholic mother who humiliates him, young Guy begins to show early signs of being a budding psychopath. Will he contain his anger, or will it be unleashed on the people that raised him?
For Sandy & Poison Pal
In a conservative town, two young girls fall madly in love. They are bullied by classmates, and shunned by outsiders but when their own family forbids the relationship they conspire to commit a vengeful, horrific murder. The friendship of two teens is tested when they both fall in love with the same girl. But when this love triangle hits a breaking point, all three lives will be changed forever.