Led by Emmy Award-winning journalist Paula Zahn, ON THE CASE features in-depth interviews and original reporting that go beyond the headlines in search of fascinating mysteries from within our nation's justice system. Each episode is highlighted by Zahn's riveting exclusive interviews, which draw out different viewpoints from the people personally connected to tragedies that rocked their local community and the investigations that attempted to piece together the truth.
The journalist investigates the case of Illinois teenager Ashley Reeves, who was attacked by teacher Samson Shelton in April 2006 after she tried to end their relationship and left for dead in woods with a broken neck
The case of personnel manager Susan Fassett, who died after being shot six times in October 1999. Her attacker was housewife Dawn Silvernail who wished to prevent Fassett testifying in a legal case against water boss Fred Andros - lover of both women
Police investigate the shooting of an aspiring model at point-blank range and suspicion falls on her violent ex, with detectives believing his young bride could help solve the case
The journalist investigates the story of a man who ended up with five bullets in his neck intended for his best friend as she tries to uncover who masterminded the plot
A woman survives a brutal attack from a man she met at a nightclub but the incident triggers a manhunt for a serial killer.
The case of millionaire Las Vegas casino owner Ted Binion, who was found dead from an apparent overdose in September 1998. The eccentric 55-year-old had a known heroin addiction and police struggled to determine if his death was an accident or murder
Dr. Nyce can't cope when his wife has an affair with the gardener. In a bitter fight he kills her. Was he defending himself, as he claims, or mad with jealousy?
The case of a 35-year-old housekeeper who married her 75-year-old millionaire boss and enjoyed a life of luxury until her friend shot him dead
A woman's remains are found in a parking lot. Police race against the clock to discover the killer's identity before he gets away with murder.
The journalist investigates the case of a man jailed for murder, who is trying to prove he was framed
A lawyer calls the emergency services after he and his wife are forced off the road and shot, but police suspect the case is not as simple as it seems
Two men are convicted of murdering a newlywed couple. One faces the death penalty. Did they really do it or were they victims of small town corruption?
When a beautiful young woman is murdered the evidence points detectives to a killer hiding in plain sight.
A young mother's mysterious disappearance is the start of one of Memphis' most notorious criminal investigations.
A 15-year-old girl vanishes in the middle of the night. Would a friend's terrifying secret be the key to solving the mystery?
A 25-year-old aspiring model vanishes and the only clue police have is her empty car found in a nearby cemetery parking lot.
A mother of five is found murdered in her bedroom. Will a grainy videotape reveal the identity of her killer?
A teenager's valiant dying act helps police solve the terrifying mystery behind her murder.
A 13 year old girl is found strangled to death on a river bank. Will the bed sheet she was wrapped in be the key to solving the crime?
A young woman runs out to buy salad dressing and never returns. Can police provide her fiancé and family with answers to a tragic mystery?
The investigation into Sandra Iverson's stabbing death goes cold until a police canine team uncovers a trail leading them to an unlikely young suspect.
A mother of four is stabbed to death in her bathroom.
A deadly home invasion leaves a father of three dead, while the victim's wife survives as the only eyewitness.
When a young woman's car is found abandoned, it begins a 23-year mystery.
A killer's own words may hold the key to solving the case of a man and his wife found murdered in their home.
While a predator leaves a trail of destruction in his wake, it may fall to a teenage girl to bring an end to his reign of terror.
While searching for a missing mother, police discover evidence that puts them on the trail of a deadly sexual predator.
When a senior at Ohio State University goes missing, it marks the beginning of a terrifying murder mystery.
When a young teacher is murdered in her home, police must rely on the eyewitness testimony of a young neighbor who saw her killer lurking outside her window.
A young mother is strangled to death during her overnight shift at an office building.
A father of four is gunned down during a vicious attack, but as police investigate the murder, they discover that nothing about the crime is what it appears to be.
A Las Vegas starlet mysteriously vanishes during a visit to a local spy store.
Will law enforcement ever catch a sexual sadist whose crimes have tormented the state of California for decades?
A young woman is murdered inside the video game store she managed by a mysterious intruder.
When a teenager vanishes during a visit to her hometown, it becomes the beginning of a terrifying 30-year mystery.
A mother of three disappears from the home of her wealthy older boyfriend.
A young girl's killer sends police a series of mysterious riddles and the key to catching him are hidden within the answers.
After missing newlyweds are found murdered, family members and friends point fingers at each other, leading investigators to believe someone close to the victims is responsible for their deaths.
Patti Berry disappears on the way to pick up her child at the babysitter's, then her body is found in a secluded wooded area not far from her abandoned blood-soaked car.
The body of a young woman is found in the ashes of a fire.
Police follow a trail of broken cornstalks and blood to the body of a beautiful young girl.
A 14-year-old girl is discovered murdered at an empty campground, located more than 50 miles from where she was last sighted.
Nineteen-year-old Shelley Sikes vanishes one night after her shift, then her abandoned, blood-streaked car is discovered on a dark roadway.
The discovery of a young woman's body floating in the Yakima River leads to a heartbreaking mystery.
Racing to find a young woman who has vanished on her way to work, police uncover a trail of unspeakable evil.
When a hero firefighter is found savagely murdered in his own home, the trail of evidence police find takes them on a twisting and tension filled journey to justice.
A young girl is kidnapped from her bed in the middle of the night; later, she is found dead in a nearby canal, marking the beginning of one of Salt Lake City's most notorious child murder investigations.
After a 4-year-old girl finds her mother's lifeless body, police must try to unravel a puzzling mystery; during the murder investigation, they must rule out multiple suspects before arriving at the unlikely killer.
When two sisters are found murdered in a heart-breaking double homicide, the evidence that the police discover paints a grim picture of the crime scene, which will eventually lead them to the killer.
When a 16-year-old girl disappears on her way to visit friends, the police retrace her last known movements and uncover a terrifying possibility that she may have been kidnapped by an international human trafficking ring.
Police investigate a residential house fire and discover it was intentionally set to cover-up a savage murder. Had the killer managed to destroy all the evidence or was there a clue he overlooked?
When a loving mother is found gunned down just steps from her front door, police in her small town are baffled; as the investigation unfolds their initial confusion will quickly boil over into outrage.
A teenage couple out on a date are ambushed by a gun-wielding madman; the lone survivor's heartbreaking account may hold the key to bringing a cold-blooded killer to justice.
A woman and her teenage daughter are savagely murdered in their own home; police find clues at the crime scene, including a bloody bare footprint and an unharmed 3-year-old girl with a heartbreaking story.
When a young woman is found shot to death in her home, police are baffled; then a cryptic letter from a mysterious source sends the investigation down a twisting road to the truth.
A college student disappears in broad daylight after an afternoon of sunbathing at a busy lake; the mystery deepens when her wallet is found along with personal items belonging to another victim of a violent crime.
When a young woman disappears on a cold night in Breckenridge Colo., one of the state's darkest mysteries begins.
Two girls take a trip to the mall and never come home; less than 24 hours later they are found shot to death in a desolate field; investigators ask whether they were killed by someone they knew or a notorious serial killer.
An elected community official is found stabbed to death in his Washington, D.C., home.
After years of frustration and heartbreak, investigators from three states work together to find the deadly predator responsible for three murders that are connected by one common thread.
When a young woman disappears before her final shift at a Maryland hospital, her family begins a decades-long search for answers.
A mother of three is found shot to death just steps from her home.
A deadly predator stalks prey in Stockton, California.
A military police officer is found murdered in her own home, sending police on a twisted journey for answers.
When a teenager is found savagely murdered, police must retrace her last steps alive to identify her killer.
After a young girl mysteriously disappears, her family and the police undergo a tormenting journey to find a lead.
The police follow a trail of emails, hoping it will lead them to a vicious killer.
A teenager is murdered the night before her college career was about to begin.
A 36-year-old woman is savagely murdered while her 7-year-old niece is asleep in the next room.
The disappearance of a young woman who was about to launch a Hollywood career is investigated.
The murder of a young woman in a busy parking lot is investigated.
A look at three cases where the quest for justice didn't end with the jury's verdict.
A teenager's shocking murder shatters the peace in a small town and destroys her family.
A hidden clue may hold the key to solving the vicious murder of a young woman.
Reeda Roundy and Betty Gray are found murdered in Roundy's home, along with a message written in blood, saying ``Satan Loves You;'' detectives piece together the stunning truth behind the murders with insights provided by the victims' families.
John Greathouse finds his stepdaughter, Kelli Bailey, murdered in her bedroom; investigators find a video tape and a dead man's forged check and hope these clues will be the keys to bringing Bailey's cold-blooded killer to justice.
In Las Vegas, 41-year-old Nancy Menke, a mother of four, is found handcuffed and murdered in the passenger seat of her car; a records clerk in the insurance fraud unit stumbles upon a strange report that blows open Menke's murder case.
The murder of a beloved and talented church organist sends police on a disturbing search for answers.
A successful car salesman is killed in a hail of gunfire that erupts on his front porch.
When a young woman and her 6-month-old child disappear off the quiet streets of Deerfield Beach, Fla., it is the beginning of a terrifying murder mystery.
A convenience store worker is abducted from behind the counter in the middle of the night, becoming the first of three women to disappear from their small town under shockingly similar circumstances.
The body of a teenager is found savagely murdered just steps from her home; when the investigation stalls, police are approached by a brave young woman who is willing to risk her own safety to get justice.
Award-winning journalist Paula Zahn goes beyond the headlines in search of fascinating mysteries from within America's justice system. She begins with a 50-year-old murder case in which a couple were found dead in the Arizona desert - but after decades of investigations and two trials, this controversial case still remains shrouded in mystery
The murder of young mother Rhonda Boggs, stabbed to death in her Ohio kitchen in April 2002. The incident was all the more harrowing as it was witnessed by the victim's two-year-old daughter. A man confessed to the crime, but his admission was found to be unstable, and attention switched to another suspect