In keeping with the season and 48 Hours investigative reporting, a special look at the history of Christmas, including, of course, the controversy. Interviews and a journey to where Jesus was reportedly born make this a fascinating and educational format.
Susan Spencer reports on the manhunt that eventually led to the arrest of a millionaire long on the run after the murder of his socialite wife. The woman who helped catch him is interviewed
January 20, 2007 Deadly Obsession
A young woman and her aunt are killed, both knowing who did it. What they may not have known are his secrets. Susan Spencer explores this intriguing case.
May 20, 2006 Duty, Death and Dishonor
This soldier fought in duty for the United States to take Baghdad. He was one of the lucky ones who returned home. Then he vanishes. Erin Moriarty asks the question ï¿½what did he know?ï¿½ and who might want to silence him?
May 13, 2006 Cheatinï¿½ Heart
Randy Hardison wrote hits for Darryl Worley, Lee Ann Womack and Garth Brooks, and was fast becoming a star in his own right. Tonight, Peter Van Sant reports on the mysterious death of Randy Hardison, just 6 months after meeting a Nashville newcomer. Was it murder?
May 06, 2006 The Last Dance
Erin Moriarty digs into the mystery surrounding the young dancer murdered while well on the way to achieving her dreams.
April 29, 2006 Deadly Proposal
After a college professor disappears, everyone in her life insists it could never have been on purpose. She was passionate about teaching and in love with a good man, so when it was discovered that she was already married, everything about her seemed to be other than what it appeared. Could her lover, or her husband, have been involved? Peter Van Sant reports.
April 15, 2006 A Knock On The Door
A young husband killed in his bed. His wife hysterical about the home invasion robbery gone bad that changed her life. This was a typically quiet town, thrown upside down by this tragedy and twenty years later, a knock on the door, changed everything again
Hannah Storm reports on the latest information surrounding the mysterious disappearance and probable death of George Smith, the honeymooner on a cruise in the Mediterranean.
New Clues In Paradise: Natalee Holloway
48 Hours reports on the newest and exclusive details of the disappearance of Natalee Holloway. Thanks to her family and friends, this case will not go away until itï¿½s solved.
March 11, 2006 Texas Confidential
She was married to a bookie. Two brothers had plenty of money, enjoyed living on the high life, but when the bookieï¿½s wife ended up dead, all bets were off.
1776 March 04, 2006 The Highest Stakes
Young, pretty Christie Wilson visited a northern California casino on a week night, no one knew she was there or that sheï¿½d stay late into the night, gambling and drinking. She left the casino with a man she had met at the blackjack tables and has never been seen or heard from again. The man she was caught on surveillance films leaving with, is being held, but has given no clues and denies he harmed her.
Tonight, the mystery unfolds
September 09, 2006 Blaming the Babysitter (re-visit) Harold Dow looks into the case of a teen accused of being responsible for the death of the child in her care.
January 28, 2006 Rage On The Run
A bodybuilding couple, a friend and partner involved in more than business and then his body found. Beautiful bodies, illegal steroid use and sale, intense competitions and a love triangle.
Maureen Maher, 48 Hours Mystery correspondent, guides us through a highly charged, in depth investigation into the history and mystery of the very beginnings of Christmas.
There was at least one murder that a serial killer didnï¿½t get credit for, but an innocent man scrutinized. Erin Moriarty explores tonightï¿½s mystery.