In the Season 1 finale, Ben tries to relax and enjoy the Christmas he missed with his family when he's certain he didn't cause Tom's death, but his plans are changed by a shocking discovery. Meanwhile, Cornell prepares to make an arrest after all the evidence has been retested.moreless
Ben's discovery in the attic makes his relationship with Christy even more tense as she continues to keep him from seeing the kids, though he does get to spend some time with Abby at a Christmas fair. Meanwhile, Cornell returns to the crime scene looking for clues after a leak at the crime lab makes most of the forensic evidence unusable.moreless
Ben retraces his steps on the night of Tom's death with help from Dave in a desperate attempt to counter video evidence uncovered by Cornell that could be proof of his guilt. Meanwhile, the Crawfords' marriage continues to disintegrate, and the turmoil is having a devastating impact on their kids; and Ben's lawyer conceives of an alternative theory of the murder.moreless
Ben talks to a prison inmate and wonders if Cornell is abusing her authority, so he plots to turn the tables on her with an assist from Fenton, but an anonymous tip makes Ben the prime suspect once again, which pushes the Crawfords to their limits.moreless
Ben's unnerved by a vigilante who's been stalking him, but he rejects any police protection for himself while reluctantly accepting security for his wife and daughters. Staying with his friend Dave, however, isn't the safe haven Ben thought it would be.moreless
Ben learns where Natalie was two nights before Tom died, when she was allegedly babysitting, which leads to a confrontation with his neighbors, the Richardsons, and a revelation about the death of their own son. Meanwhile, Cornell confirms the murder weapon; and Ben's memory continues to fail him about the night of Tom's death.moreless
Ben struggles to keep his family together after a damaging revelation is made public right before the holidays, but he also discovers a shocking piece of evidence that could tie him to Tom's murder.moreless
Ben becomes the prime suspect in a murder after finding the body of his neighbor's young son, and he and his family are engulfed in a media firestorm after a detective's routine questioning.moreless
Ben starts to conduct his own investigation after learning shocking news about the murder case from Detective Cornell, and the deceased boy's mother suspects his estranged father may be responsible for his death.moreless
A hacker claims to have pertinent information about the leak at Princefield; Patty's former colleague offers her services to Ellen.
In the Season 5 premiere, a whistle-blower case pits Patty and Ellen against each other.