Bill Kurtis explores the new, high-pressure world of children's sports where kids no longer play for fun, but for the dream of a lucrative professional career. Meet a 14-year-old girl besieged by college basketball recruiters and more.
Meet 15-year-old kids who roll dice for dollars; a 17-year-old boy who went to the racetrack instead of his high school graduation, and a young man who admits that his gambling addiction drove him to crime.
We uncover disturbing reports about passengers who died because inexperienced onboard doctors failed to diagnose their symptoms, and hear stories about families who had to take to lifeboats when their ships caught on fire.
Are America's college students going overboard with booze, frat parties, and frolicking? We investigate fraternity hazing and the troubling increase in binge drinking, and find out what college leaders are doing to meet the problems.
Uncovered pieces together the mystery of I-45. Who is killing all these young women? Is it a single mass serial killer or a number of killers? And why are all these killings happening in this one part of Texas?
No one suspected a problem until 24 hours later, as dozens of people show up at emergency rooms with flu-like symptoms. They are treated and get better, but two days later, they are sick again, very sick.
We follow several morticians-to-be at the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science as they learn embalming, the restorative arts, the use of hair and makeup on corpses, and the other skills of their ancient craft.