As the case progresses, Matlock discovers that the lieutenant and four other officers may have been involved in some kind of illegal activities. Charlene who has been working undercover and gets close to one of those officers, examines him on the stand and he reveals that they have been smuggling drugs. Matlock then examines one of the officers and has him reveal to the court the scar that the lieutenant left on him after he killed him. He then reveals that he and the other two officers drew straws on who would kill him cause, an investigation might reveal their activities.moreless
Matlock is hired by a friend to defend his son, who is in the army, who's been charged with killing the sadistic lieutenant, whose mistreatment of his men led to the death of his friend.moreless
The senior staff, attending a newspaper convention in Palm Springs, are informed by authorities that any of them could be the target of a terrorist kidnapping attempt. Meanwhile, Billie gets an interview with the terrorist group's leader.moreless
A visit from Lou's daughter Ellen reveals that she is in denial about her son's progressive deafness. Meanwhile, Rossi is disgruntled about being told that his story about faulty building construction doesn't have enough documentation, and he gets in trouble by giving the story to a rival reporter.moreless
Lou is feeling unusually tired as he helps a copy boy who is trying to become a reporter, and has to fire a promising intern who impishly inserted a fake award into a list of awards. Then a routine checkup reveals that Lou has cancer of the thyroid, which requires immediate surgery.moreless
When the Trib receives a request from the CIA to stop investigating two young men arrested for drug dealing, the staff comes to suspect that there is a CIA informant in their midst.moreless
A gunman takes the Tribune newsroom hostage, ordering Rossi to rewrite his story about the man's brother, who was supposedly killed by a store owner while committing a robbery.
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