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Lady in the Pool
Harold Dow reports about the death of Jan Roseboro, who was found dead in her swimming pool. The Roseboro's were well known and respected in their community, where Michael ran his family's century-old funeral home and Jan was a stay-at-home mom. So idyllic was the couple's life together that friends joked that they were like Ken and Barbie. Everyone was sure her death was an accidental drowning, except for the fact - as investigators put it - adults who know how to swim typically do not drown in their own swimming pools. As police tried to determine what happened, Michael Roseboro remained not only composed, but also extremely cooperative. Then an autopsy revealed that Jan had been strangled, beaten and then drowned. Her death was ruled a homicide and as investigators probed deeper they discovered a motive for Jan's murder. An unexpected tip revealed Michael was having an affair with Angela Funk, a married mother of two who lived near the funeral home.

The Girl Who Knew Too Much
Erin Moriarty reports the story of Angela Michelle Lawless, a 19-year-old who was found in her car brutally murdered in Benton, Missouri.

A Cry For Innocence
Erin Moriarty examines the case of three teenagers accused of murder and talks to their most famous advocate, actor Johnny Depp.

The Secret
Tracy Smith reports on the disappearance of Theresa Parker, a smalltown 911 dispatcher who suddenly vanished, leaving behind a deadly secret.

In Too Deep
Maureen Maher reports the story of Laura Hall, a University of Texas student who was accused of involvement in the murder of 21-year-old Jennifer Cave in Austin, Texas.

Justice in the Heartland

Unmasking a KillerHannibal Unmasked
Three young women murdered and the hunt for a serial killer named Hannibal.

Deadly Prophecy
Susan Spencer examines the possible murder (or possible suicide) of a woman who had visions of dying before she drowned.

My Mother's Murder
Richard Schlesinger investigates the strange and violent events in the life of Noura Jackson. In 2004, Jackson suffered the tragic shooting of her estranged father, a murder that was never solved. Seventeen months later, Noura's mother, Jennifer, was killed, stabbed more than 50 times in her Memphis, Tennessee home.

Kidnapped on Highway 1

Buried Secrets of Las Vegas
In Las Vegas history, the biggest murder mystery, sex, drugs and greed.

Our Father: the Godfather
The Gotti family breaks their silence about life inside the mob.

The Lost Children
Maureen Maher reports the results of a two-year investigation into one of the largest foreign adoption scams in U.S. history and profiles profiles three families who adopted children from the South Pacific island of Samoa through the Utah-based Focus On Children adoption agency.

Lies and Whispers
Erin Moriarty investigates the ongoing legal battle surrounding the murder of Karen Tipton, the wife of a doctor who might have been murdered by prime suspect Daniel Wade Moore or her husband.

Diary of a Showgirl
Peter Van Sant reports on the case of a Las Vegas stripper accused of murder.

Thou Shalt Not Kill
Richard Schlesinger reports on the November 1994 murder of Farah Fratta, a Humble, Texas mother of three and the mysterious woman who holds the answers.

One of Their Own
"One of Their Own" Maureen Maher reports on the arrest of City of Los Angeles police officer Stephanie Lazarus in connection with a 23 year-old cold case.

The Untold Story of Caylee Anthony
Maggie Rodriguez interviews members of Casey Anthony's defense team and takes an in-depth look at the case of murdered Florida toddler Caylee Anthony.

Harold Dow reports on a daughter looking to prove who killed her father seven years after crime occurred.

Live to Tell: The Birthday Party

He Dug His Own Grave

A Killer Defense
A scorned wife sues her husband's mistress, and then someone ends up dead.

A Case for Murder
San Francisco is the setting for Maureen Maher's investigation of the possible murder of Hugues de la Plaza, a stabbing that was ruled a suicide by the police.

Innocence Lost

The Secret Life of Paige Birgfeld

Shelley's Last Breath
"Shelley's Last Breath" Troy Roberts investigates the strange circumstances surrounding the death of Shelley Tyre, an avid diver who perished off Tortola in the British Virgin Islands.

Polygamy: A World Apart

Show Me The Money
Susan Spencer reports the tale of a mother and her seven-year-old daughter who are taken hostage, strapped with dynamite and forced to rob a bank.

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