Crime Stories

Crime Stories

About the show

This investigative series takes the viewers behind the scenes with those who record crime investigations up close - on film, on paper, and on tape. Along with police officers, the family and friends of the victims, defense lawyers and prosecutors share their recollections of the crimes and their consequences.  These first-hand accounts, coupled with dramatic re-enactments, news footage, clippings and photographs paint a comprehensive picture of the grim truth. 


Upcoming episodes

Oct 23rd

The Roaming Rapist

For three weeks in May of 1994, a brutal killer had a nation on edge. A bloody spree of rapes, kidnappings, and murders resulted in the deaths of six Oklahoma residents, including a local radio personality and an elderly widower. Gary Alan Walker, an emotionally disturbed ex-convict, was eventually captured and executed for these crimes.
Oct 23rd

The Elderly Executioners

Multiple murders in rural communities are always a shocking occurrence, but never more so than in Livingston County, Missouri in the late 1980Õs. Ray and Faye Copeland, an elderly farmer and his wife, would become AmericaÕs oldest couple on death row when a simple livestock scam escalated into murder.
Oct 23rd

The Homicidal Handyman

In Sacramento in the mid 1980Õs, a ruthless killer was making his way through the fringe community of Oak Park. Behind him, he left a trail of victims, stuffed in closets, hidden under debris and even buried alive. Handyman Morris Solomon was eventually captured and sentenced to death for these crimes.
Oct 23rd

The Boardinghouse Killer

Dorothea Puente spent much of the 1980Õs providing shelter for the elderly and infirm in her Sacramento boardinghouse. It wasnÕt until the first body was found in her backyard that authorities realized Dorothea was not the sweet old woman she first appeared to be.