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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 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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As a 4-year-old girl, Heidi Jones discovered her mother's lifeless body on the living room floor; now, as an adult, Jones guides police on a relentless quest to find her mother's killer.
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In San Antonio, 25-year-old video game store manager Amber Belken is murdered in an apparent robbery gone wrong, but detectives are troubled by the evidence and dig deeper.
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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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When a young woman disappears on a cold night in Breckenridge Colo., one of the state's darkest mysteries begins.
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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.
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A hidden clue may hold the key to solving the vicious murder of a young woman.
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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.
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A mother finds her teenage daughter murdered in their own home; decades later, a few drops of blood are discovered and may hold the key to solving the cold case.
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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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Fourteen-year-old Barbara Rowan disappears after leaving home with a baseball mitt on a warm summer afternoon; a neighbor tells investigators that the missing teenager left to meet her "coach," even though she doesn't play organized sports.
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Just hours after a popular teenager is reported missing, her lifeless body is discovered under a nearby bridge; police must sort through her puzzling last hours alive to bring a ruthless killer to justice.
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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.
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A beloved grandmother is savagely murdered during a life-and-death struggle; a family secret may be the key to bringing her heartless killer to justice.
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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 young mother vanishes, her trail goes cold, then a shocking discovery reveals that history repeats itself.
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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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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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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.
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A young girl is abducted while playing outside her grandmother's house.
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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.

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