The third edition of the "CSI" franchise sets up shop in the Big Apple, where taciturn Detective Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise) and his partner, Detective Stella Bonasera (Melina Kanakaredes), lead a crime-solving team. Like his counterparts in Las Vegas and Miami, Taylor knows that people may lie, but the evidence rarely does.
The tenth anniversary of 9/11 proves a wrenching but clarifying passage for Mac, who suffered a terrible loss on that day. Meanwhile, an open-and-shut robbery/homicide proves more complicated than anyone had anticipated.
When an awkward teen is found dead, the team discovers that his efforts to win a sexy punk rock chick's heart may have gone a step too far.
When the body of a beautiful young woman is found in a stolen Ferrari, the investigation leads to a family of car thieves, but the CSIs must find the murderer before the rest of the family meets the same fate.
A night out for a friendly drink takes an unexpected turn when Danny and his rookie cops are caught up in a shooting.
The CSIs investigate when the recently paroled brother of a young basketball prodigy is implicated in a murder.
The CSIs investigate when a fraternity prank goes awry on Halloween and a pledge master is left for dead in an open grave.
A video of a high school party causes the team to wonder if too much weight on a porch caused the death of a girl. Jo has to deal with her former partner bringing memories of her last F.B.I. case.
As the CSIs investigate the assassination of a judge, Jo comes face to face with a criminal from her past.
When an important witness turns up dead, Det. Jo Danville is caught up in the dangerous investigation of the suspected rapist who was freed on her and her colleague's Frank Water's (Michael Weston, left) watch in D.C.
The team investigates a cage fighter's brutal murder and the possibility that he was killed by his stalker.
A home invasion investigation becomes more complicated when the victim's family turns out to be less perfect than they originally seem.
The CSIs investigate when a role-playing game turns lethal, with one player falling victim to a bona fide killer and the other kidnapped and held for ransom.
Two seemingly unrelated deaths share a surprising connection.
Mac and the team are deeply affected as they must investigate the murder of one of their lab techs who found murdered on the stairs of a vacant brownstone. The building was the scene of an unsolved murder of a famous socialite in 1957 and the scene was staged so that everything matches the previous case. Also, Mac's relationship with Christine continues to grow as he joins her for a family party
The CSI unit finds itself immersed in the world of competitive video gaming when they discover a murder may be related to a high-stakes tournament
The team is surprised by an explosion after a wave of brutality threatens a small New York City community when a body is found dismembered and strategically left out on four street corners.
The CSIs are called to a Brooklyn housing project to investigate the murder of a successful businessman who still felt the pull of his old neighborhood.
Mac fights for his life after getting shot.
A woman is found in an auto wrecking yard and a man is found in a trunk, two separate cases for the CSI team to investigate.
The team is forced to investigate two crimes at once when a mysterious energy field seems to be the cause of a billionaire's disappearance and the death of his limo driver.
Mac runs into Ella McBride who could cost him time in figuring out if Isabelle Vaughn died by eating the miracle fruit. Stella gets in trouble with Mac while investigating another murder linked to the Greek diplomat that attacked her.
Young brides-to-be fight over a killer dress at the biggest wedding gown sale of the year and one of the shoppers winds up dead. The unusual clues of this case force Dr. Hawkes to confront a painful chapter from his past.
The CSIs must piece together a human jigsaw puzzle when a beloved wrestling coach's severed body parts are found buried throughout the city. Meanwhile, Detective Flack is in the hot seat when a teenage suspect dies in his custody.
A Russian tourist is found stabbed to death and the CSIs come face to face with the frightening realities of human trafficking. Solving this case becomes personal when it directly affects a prominent member of the NYPD
When the Deputy Mayor's dead body falls from the ceiling, along with hundreds of balloons, at a charity fundraiser, Stella and her date find themselves in the middle of the crime scene and Mac goes head to head with Robert Dunbrook.
When a buzzard flying over Manhattan drops a human eyeball from its claw, the race is on to find the body it belongs to before the avian saboteur flies away with the rest of the evidence.
A lethal pipe-bomb blows a Manhattan townhouse and valuable evidence to pieces, forcing the CSIs to get creative in reconstructing the damaged clues that ultimately lead to the bomber.
When the wife of a former medical examiner is found murdered, a white powder found at the scene provides the CSIs with a major lead in tracking the killer when it is discovered that the powder is heroin made from human bodies.
When a Native American chief is shot on the subway, the CSIs struggle to translate which one of the several foreign suspects may have caused his death.
While investigating the shooting of a voice coach in an empty theater, Stella realizes that the crime scene is oddly familiar and staged.
When a man falls 20 stories to his death, and his body goes missing after it hits the ground, with no body to process, the CSI's must treat this strange development as a missing persons case.
The most exclusive jewelry auction of the year ends abruptly when an appraiser is killed during the event. The investigation takes an emotional turn when the CSIs must confront one of the greatest tragedies in human history - the Holocaust.
Mac informs an ex-con that he served time for a crime he didn't commit, and Lindsay tells Danny "it's time" for the first CSI baby to be born.
When Stella discovers that New Yorkers are being murdered over ancient Greek artifacts, she hands over her badge to follow a clue that leads to Greece and, together with Mac, she uncovers one of the greatest mysteries in history.
When transferring Robert Dunbrook's son from prison to court, the NYPD is ambushed by a group of professional kidnappers who kill a member of the team and one of the CSI's lives hangs in the balance.
The newest member of the CSI team, Jo Danville, a former FBI agent, is welcomed to her new job by stumbling upon the body of a young woman murdered in the 34th floor of the building that houses the NYPD Crime Lab.
When a young woman appears to have been strangled while participating in a live online chat, the team must determine if it was a hoax or murder.
When a married couple are found beaten in their home, a woman identifies her son as the killer, but another witness comes forward.
In the delicate balance between gangs in the Spanish Harlem those who see but don't speak are the ones to survive.
A jewel heist at a powerful attorney's penthouse takes a bizarre turn; the case leads the CSIs to a seemingly unrelated man in the morgue.
The path of team's most recent investigation crosses that of some desperate parents in search for their missing son.
When a series of heinous crimes strike the city, Mac finds himself between the devil and the deep blue sea; his duty to protect and serve gets in conflict with his superior's orders concerning how to handle the media and civilians' right to know.
A park runner tries to escape from her killer; soon afterwards, a second victim that could be connected to the case is discovered.
A body is found buried in Central Park together with the murder weapon.
When a winter wonderland window display is unveiled, it turns out to be a crime scene.
Following the death of a bakery owner, a clown becomes a suspect whose life hangs in the balance because of Det. Flack.
A Spanish club promoter is found dead in his apartment. The family's decision to bring the body back home might compromise the investigation.
A father seeks justice for his daughter's death but getting the answers could get him in trouble.
A shooting in a lounge leads the team to investigate the whereabouts of a nurse linked to one of them who has gone missing.
When a rapist is found dead in a warehouse, the CSIs must determine if any of his victims is responsible for the murder.
A woman contacts Mac as she has some information about a possible murder. However, before Mac gets to meet with her, she ends up dead because of the information she has shared. Mac is left with more questions and two murders to solve.
Jo's adopted daughter is a witness to an attack on the subway and learns the truth about her real mom.
The team must figure out why a food truck suddenly exploded killing its owner. They also must see if the complaints filed against him had anything to do with his murder.
The team has to figure out if they have a killing spree going on after two women are dead and a third woman has to be found.
After a hail of gunfire tears through the crime lab, Mac and his ex-partner become part of a vendetta 17 years in the making.
Mac tries to find a little girl missing since 2002 who saw the murders that took place at the time of a burglary.
Danny and Mac have yet to get any leads on a cop killing when Danny gets an impromptu call from a young woman who claims she's got information about the case...
The case of a cyber killer, who appears to be targeting medical healthcare workers, turns personal when the suspect invokes the name of Mac's father who had died nearly two decades earlier.
When two bodies are discovered at the North and South ends of the city, Mac and the team deftly begin to navigate the trail of evidence left behind by the killer.
Incriminating DNA evidence contradicts the confession of a scorned woman claiming to have brutally murdered her cheating husband.
A street dancer who wins $10,000 in a dance battle is seemingly robbed and killed in his hotel room while celebrating with his girlfriend, but the money is left untouched...
Hawkes responds to an emergency call in Central Park, but dismisses the case as just a drunk with a nosebleed, a complete waste of his time. When the man later bleeds out and expires, Hawkes bitterly blames himself and sets out to trace the circumstances of the man's mysterious and untimely death...
(Crossover episode with CSI: Miami, Season 8 Episode 7 and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Season 10 Episode 7.) Which presumably seemed to be a traffic accident, turns out leading to homicide and illegal organ harvesting. The chase of those involved in the slaughter chain makes all three NY, Vegas and Miami CSI teams put their efforts together to put an end to the crimes. Hawkes, in particular, is very upset about the case.
The Compass Killer is back, and adds yet another to his circle of victims -- but this time the CSI squad knows his name; Flack's alcoholism threatens to derail his career...
In the culmination of a multi-episode mystery, Mac and his team uncover the dark lair of a murderous madman, the Compass Killer. But as they race to save his fourth victim, the sunrise presents one final surprise that no one ever expected.
A frantic 911 call sends the CSIs into a vacant penthouse; however, instead of finding the caller, they unearth a nearly 100-year-old corpse and find themselves navigating their way through a booby-trapped house.
A reformed drug addict with everything to live for is found dead in an alley. The CSI's discover he was the victim of a premeditated plot.
When a beautiful star quarterback of the Lingerie Football League is found murdered in the locker room hot tub with traces of lidocaine in her system, the CSIs are called in to find out who wanted her dead.
After a young woman is found dead in the Central park snow with a puncture wound in her neck and the blood drained from her body, the CSI team works to find out who stopped her from ever seeing another new moon...
The CSIs get immersed in the world of F1 racing to investigate the death of a pilot in the Seraphim Racing Team. Soon they'll discover that speed, adrenaline and sponsors aren't always all that comes into play.
The team investigates the particularly gruesome outcome of a 21st birthday where the party plans became all but anything worth celebrating. With just a few and not easy answers as their only lead in the case, the CSis are challenged to stretch their abilities to the limit.
it's St. Patrick's day, and all of New York City is ablaze with a hundred shades of green -- except for an abandoned warehouse in Brooklyn, where two corpses have left a tiny part of the city drenched in red...
After MARINA GARITO is found dead, an apparent suicide, Stella Bonasera is convinced that the dead woman has been murdered, and she painstakingly assembles a mass of forensic evidence to support her gut instinct...
A death row inmate's final request brings Dr. Hawkes to a Pennsylvania prison and face-to-face with a tragic incident that he has kept secret for many years, just as a prison riot erupts and traps Hawkes inside.
When a slab of concrete starts bleeding in midtown, the CSIs' investigation takes them into the underground world of hardcore fighting, where men moonlight as "weekend warriors" for the pleasure of a live viewing audience.
When Mac and Aubrey come across the scene of a 14-year-old boy who has been shot in front of his 12-year-old brother, it takes Mac's drive for justice to another level.
While Mac recuperates at home after being injured, he witnesses a mysterious briefcase exchange that leads to a murder, and unexpectedly brings him in contact with his former girlfriend, Peyton Driscoll.
The CSIs follow a trail left by Shane Casey and realize that he is targeting Danny, who is vacationing out of town with Lindsay and their daughter, on the sixth season finale of CSI: NY.
The CSIs investigate when a fire chief – a friend of Mac’s – is killed in a blaze that used the same technique as a recently paroled arsonist.
The CSIs rush to stop serial arsonist Leonard Brooks after he begins using fire against people from his dark past.
The CSIs race to San Francisco in search of a 16-year-old girl who may already be dead, and the case hits home for Jo.
The CSIs race to catch a shooter when Lindsay is injured during the attempted murder of a political candidate, and the events in the aftermath lead to a child’s death.
Mac investigates a 20-year-old case involving a missing boy when the prime suspect is found murdered on the anniversary of the boy’s disappearance. Meanwhile, Flack’s day off helps him deal with some lingering family issues.
When two little girls are stuck waiting for their mom at the NYBPD bullpen, Adam regales them with a tale of intrigue. After draining a lake to find a murder weapon, the CSIs discover a fresh mystery: the body of a woman in a ballgown -- perhaps she's a princess?
When a psychiatrist’s patients are being systematically murdered, the CSIs are forced to play along in a game of CLUE in order to catch the killer.
The CSI team investigates the murder of Luke, and finds his death linked to the sale of performance enhancement drugs; Lindsay returns home to Montana, to witness the execution of Daniel Katums.
Detective Lovato's past as an undercover officer tangles up with her present duty when one of the gang members she ingratiated herself in and developed feelings for turns up tortured and killed.
The CSIs investigate a 1920s-inspired speakeasy when one of its owners is murdered and $10,000 goes missing. Meanwhile, Adam spends his day off in an unexpected way.
The CSIs are confronted with a puzzling mystery when two different victims are linked by the same unusual weapon.
When a beloved off-duty NYPD officer perishes in a robbery, the CSIs use the art of interrogation to break down their suspects and get to the truth.
The CSIs investigate when a masked man is found at the bottom of a notorious skyscraper known for its history of mysterious deaths. Meanwhile, on her day off, Jo runs into a stranger with a surprising link to her past.
When a young pizza maker is carjacked, the CSI's must determine what the perpetrators were really after.
Mac and the team partner with D.B. Russell to outsmart Christine’s kidnappers before they run out of time to save her life. Part 2 of crossover following CSI 13x13 'In Vino Veritas'.
On Valentine's Day, Mac and the team tackle three twisted tales of love gone wrong.
Unrest erupts in a community where an unarmed man was shot by police which means the CSI team needs to work as fast as possible to solve the case.