A chief warrant officer who specialized in counterintelligence is murdered. The investigation reveals the victim's wife has been kidnapped and is being held for ransom. Meanwhile, senior FBI agent Fornell travels to the Big Easy to assist with the case.moreless
Jimmy despairs because of his wife's murder which the police suspect him of committing. With Jimmy off the scene, his partners try to take his share.
Claire attends a LAC-Arts benefit show with new friend, Ted. Brenda gets news from her doctor. Ruth babysits for Durrell and Anthony. Nate and Brenda attend a service at Maggie's church.moreless
In yet another "ripped from the headlines" episode, Harm takes his turn on the bench in a 'friendly fire' incident, whereby British troops were killed after an American pilot accidentally dropped his bomb ordnance on their location.
Mac is assigned to prosecute the pilot, but has to deal with Harm's repeated impartial rulings. Harm though has his own problems as the SecNav makes it crystal clear to him that a conviction is required to satisfy the British.
News reporter Bill O'Reilly is featured.