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On the Case With Paula Zahn

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Veteran journalist Paula Zahn steps out of the studio and into the field to unravel criminal investigations, tracking the drama of each story by featuring the opinions of those closest to the case, including law enforcement officials, the families of the victims and the incarcerated, lawyers from both sides, and first-time TV interviews with convicted murderers.

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A couple walks into their home during a robbery, and a deadly shootout erupts, leaving two people dead; when police begin an investigation, they discover that the home invasion may not have been what it appeared to be.
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An 8-year-old girl disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night.
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A wave of fear sweeps across Aurora, Colo., after two similar crimes are committed just days apart, and police race to stop a hammer-wielding killer before he strikes again.
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After two sisters are found murdered, police find evidence painting a grim picture of the heartbreaking double homicide.
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After an FBI agent's daughter disappears from an airport parking lot, law enforcement officers from across the country rally to help; however, the case quickly evolves into one of the bureau's most difficult and heartbreaking homicide investigations.
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A young girl disappears on her way home from school, and the police investigate a series of terrifying calls her family received before she went missing.
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When a young woman's car is found abandoned on a bridge, police must consider three possibilities, including suicide, foul play and an intentional disappearance.
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A teenager vanishes during a bike ride through Point Defiance Park in Tacoma. Wash.; the investigation into her disappearance leads police to fear that a serial killer is on the loose in Tacoma.
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Police find a young woman who has been run over by her own car, marking the beginning of a terrifying murder mystery.
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A young woman's body is found at a popular campsite in the Rocky Mountains, marking the beginning of a terrifying murder mystery.
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After Michael Brinkman is murdered in his home, police must figure out why the two masked home invaders stole nothing and left a series of strange clues at the crime scene.
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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.
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Police must retrace a teenager's last known movements if they hope to find out when and where she crossed paths with her killer.
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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.
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A beloved detective is killed during a shootout at a downtown Atlanta hotel; his fellow officers, including his son, strive to bring the two shooters to justice.
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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.
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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.
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After a U.S. Air Force major is found beaten to death just outside his home, police wonder whether the crime was a random act of violence or related to his top-secret job at a nearby military base.
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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.
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A young woman is found shot to death near a dirt road; police hope the bullet found at the scene will unmask her killer.
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A mother arrives home to have lunch with her teenage daughter and walks into a nightmare she will never forget.

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