Gripping clips of kidnappings, break-ins, car chases, violent road rage incidents and other crimes rack up millions of views. But crimes gone viral goes beyond the jaw-dropping footage to tell the full story. Viral video of good samaritans who intervene to stop crimes, brave victims who fight back against their attackers, clever prison escapes and a shark heist.
CHAOS IN COURT examines clips of dramatic, unexpected, and cathartic courtroom moments. Each episode brings the backstories of the crimes and legal proceedings to the forefront with insightful analysis from a diverse panel of experts including judges, defense attorneys, prosecutors, and criminal psychologists. Featured within each episode are interviews with defendants, family members, and others who witnessed the action to help bring dramatic courtroom moments to life, and the emotional realities of what happens when the ultimate stakes are on trial.
Evil casts a shadow. That shadow spreads outward for years, even decades, after a crime. It consumes everyone in its path, pulling them into darkness. Can they find the light? Evil Lives Here: Shadows of Death explores the endless reach of evil, a reach that extends long after the act of evil itself. This original series highlights the struggle to survive as innocent people find themselves caught in the wake of death and evil.
The key to solving the toughest homicides lies somewhere in the final hours of a victim’s life. In each one-hour episode, determined investigators must piece together events during this critical window to reconstruct the timeline, unlock the motive, and ultimately close in on the killer.
Incorporating bodycam footage from the initial crime scene, surveillance video, and interrogation room recordings, homicide investigations unfold through dramatic real video footage providing an up-close perspective on homicide investigations.
Most Evil is an American forensics television program on Investigation Discovery presented by forensic psychiatrist Michael Stone of Columbia University. On the show, Stone rates murderers on a scale of evil that Stone himself has developed. The show features profiles on various murderers, serial killers, mass murderers and psychopaths.
True Crime with Aphrodite Jones is an American documentary television series airing on Investigation Discovery, hosted by Aphrodite Jones. The show is very similar in format to On the Case with Paula Zahn. The series has been renewed for a fourth season.
Solving murders inside the Amish community is unlike solving any other kind of criminal case. These closed communities are pious, principled and notoriously distrustful of the outside world. Murder in Amish Country uncovers some of the most heinous crimes committed by seemingly moral subjects, and reveals that what happens in the dark.. eventually comes to light.
Stories of baffling murder cases in which the “murder wall” plays a crucial part in solving the crime. The ever growing murder wall evolves throughout the show as new pieces of evidence, new witnesses and new clues are found. Some leads go nowhere, others prompt the vital leaps of imagination that help the cops to crack the case.
Haunting true tales of murder set in the cruelest conditions. Featuring raw, emotional first-person interviews with family and investigators, each chilling episode explores what happens when detectives must track down a killer, all while battling the unforgiving elements.
Each episode re-examines a single crime case where unanswered questions still remain. Through original interviews those involved, the evidence is dissected and new theories are presented in a quest to uncover the truth.
While touting itself as a mecca for progressive expansion, early 1980s Atlanta has a dark secret. Over two years, at least twenty-nine black children, teens, and young adults have been systematically abducted and murdered from low income neighborhoods. As the mothers of the victims beg law enforcement to take action, the investigation languishes while the country looks on. Suspects include the KKK, the police and known pedophiles. The nightmare is seemingly over when Wayne Williams, a young black man, is arrested and the majority of the crimes are attributed to him. But was he simply a scapegoat? In this 3-part special we explore the case from those closest to it while highlighting the enduring questions surrounding this tragic chapter in Atlanta’s history.
Crime-mystery series that zeroes in on a critical, lost gap of time during the day of a homicide. Once that gap’s pieced back together, it breaks the case wide open.
Horrifying memories can play back in an endless loop for people who have lost a loved one to murder; these painful recollections may also contain critical clues that can help detectives piece together the final hours of a victim’s life.
Baffling crimes and the clues that lead to the killer. Chilling reenactments of the victim’s last days and the toll the deaths took on family and friends along with interviews and commentary from the real life detectives that tracked down the killer and crack the case.
Dr. Michelle Ward goes behind bars to interview violent murderers and offer insight into what drives people to kill. From her early doctorate research on psychopathy, to her ongoing study of criminal behavior, she possesses a unique ability to push murderers to the limit, getting them to admit things they wouldn’t confess to anyone else. She is trained to go beyond excuses and get to the psychological core of why people commit heinous acts – and she does it alone in a room, face-to-face with coldblooded killers.
The six-part series will offer viewers an inside look into the motivations behind hostage situations, the history between abductees and their captors, and the moments that led to standoffs with law enforcement officials. Through authentic audio recordings from police negotiation tapes, re-enactments and expert testimony, the series will provide insight into the actions required by law enforcement to safely de-escalate tense situations and save the lives of innocent bystanders.
Lake Erie borders four states and parts of Canada and is home to some of the darkest and deadliest murder cases. The Lake Erie Murders will bring you to the edge of the water as we dive into the 1989 kidnapping and murder of 10-year-old Amy Mihaljevic, one of America’s most notorious mysteries, along with other tales of Lake Erie’s other haunting mysteries.
Lead by District Attorney Steven Wolfson, the Clark County DA’s Office is a diverse and dedicated group of prosecutors who rarely ever hear the words “Not Guilty” as they pursue justice for the millions of people who live and visit “Sin City.”
Amid the untouched backdrop of Alaska, people go missing at an eerily high rate. It’s a place where people can go to get away from everything, where you can live off the grid and hide in plain sight. For a murderer, it provides the perfect cover to commit the perfect crime. often incorrectly refer to as Alaska:ice cold killers
Bringing audiences inside the work of one man who has truly seen it all in his 25 years on the job – Graham Hetrick. A seasoned coroner in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, this eight part series features an inside look at shocking murder cases and complex forensic investigations: while detectives search for clues among the living, Hetrick uncovers the secrets of the dead.
If you looked into the eyes of a killer, would you know? In American Monster, you find out. For the first time, viewers get closer than ever to some of America’s most shocking and surprising crimes. Filled with never-before-seen footage of these devils in disguise, from home movie shots of them playing with their kids to musical performances at high school, from the church cook-out to the wedding video, American Monsterinterweaves twisting-turning stories of astonishing crimes, with ‘behind-the-scenes’ footage of killers at their seemingly most innocent.