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The Unexplained: A look at the Ouija board and it's connection to supernatural events. Gaynell Rawley reportedly had a question answered by the Ouija board that later came true. Also, a look at the spirit of Patience Worth that apparantly spoke through a Ouija board.
Wanted: In 1995, John Vogel sent a package to Minnesota that tipped authorities off to his drug smuggling and counterfeiting operation. Vogel was later arrested but later released and disappeared.
Missing Persons: Justin Burgwinkel, a specialist in the United States Army, went AWOL and later vanished. His car was found abandoned and now his family have suspisions that he was somehow involved in Army intrigue that led to his disappearance.
Wanted: Charles Holden gave a ride to a stranger late one night in Harrington, Deleware. The man later turned violent and was later seen leaving Holden's home, leaving behind one victim, Holden's mother, Dorothy Donovan, who had been stabbed to death.
Also: a family's search for a Houston couple who rescued them from a car accident in 1983.
The Investigators: Doug Johnston was found shot to death in his car in Phoenix in 1990. Years earlier, in 1977, Charles Morgan's body was found in the Arizona desert, he had also been shot to death. In both cases, authorities ruled the deaths as suicides. Now, Don Deveraux is claiming that both deaths were contract hits and the bullet that killed Johnston was originally intended for him.
Updates: James White has been captured after slipping out of the hospital after he caused a drunk driving accident that killed John and Virginia Constable.
Robbery: An investigation into the $11 million armored-car heist in Rochester, New York in 1990. The masked robbers had taken control of the armored-car and ordered the driver to a secluded area where they made away with the loot.
Lost Loves: Martha Brown is searching for her twin brother Robert, both of whom had been given up for adoption by their impoverished parents. Martha had been seperated from Robert after they lived together in a foster home.
Unexplained Death: Chaim Weiss was found dead in his school dormitory located in Long Beach, New York in 1986. 15-year-old Weiss, who was an Orthodox Jew, had been struck in the head which killed him. Authorities soon found themselves dealing with a community that seems to have a code of silence.moreless
The Unexplained: A review of past UFO segments leads up to a new segment in which Danny Gordon, a Wytheville, Virginia radio reporter, began an investigation into the claims by three Wytheville Sheriff deputies that they had seen a UFO in 1987. Gordon later had his own encounters with strange objects flying in the sky which he captured on film. Soon after, Gordon claims that the U.S. government made attempts to stop his investigation.
Wanted: Authorities are searching for "The Satchel Bandit," an aging man who continually robs banks while wearing cheesy disguises. When the bandit struck in Oregon, clues began to pile up and authorities were finally able to identify him as Charles Warren Boomer, a native of British Columbia who is still on the run and robbing banks.
The Investigators: An investigative newspaper reporter named Michael Berens went undercover at Ohio truck stops to find the serial killer trucker who is responsible for the deaths of at least eight prostitutes ranging back to 1981. In all cases, the bodies have been dumped along major interstates in Ohio and the bodies have been stripped of clothes and jewelry.
The Unexplained: A castle built in New Jersey in 1923 is said now be the home to a ghost, Bill Beatty, the man who built it.
Updates: Viewer tips leading to the apprehension of Dale Hyde, John James Irwin and Greg Barker and Joey Moss has been found and reunited with his mother.
Repeat Segments include:
Mysterious Legends: The examination of a new angle in the 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy and the idea that Sirhan Sirhan may not have worked alone. (Aired: May 16, 1990)moreless
The Unexplained: Following the death of his grandfather, a Pennsylvania man, Don Decker became plagued by unsual phenomenon which followed him everywhere he went, including an unexplained indoor rainstorm, levitations and unexplained burns, all of which were the symptoms of an apparent demonic possession.
Unexplained Death: Michael Hunter, a motorcyle racer, who lived in the San Francisco Bay area, rode his motorcycle into a gas station and collapsed in 1992. Authorities believe Hunter had been shot three times by an unknown killer while he was riding along a frontage road.
Fraud: A man registered as Tom Hughes at a Danbury, Connecticuit hospital went into cardiac arrest and later died. Soon after, authorities discovered that the man's name was an alias and that he was a con man who would randomly check into hospitals across the country, to obtain pain medication.
Lost Loves: Irene Love is searching for a childhood friend named Dolores whom she later discovered was really her sister. Love is also searching for Dolores' parents whom Love believes are her biological parents.
The Unexplained: An investigation into Noah's Ark and the possibility that the story may not just be a legend but that the Ark may have been real. Researchers and explorers are now searching for the possible remnants of the Ark and some researchers believe the Ark may be buried on Mount Ararat in Turkey.
Updates: Arthur Karopoulos has been reunited with his son who had been kidnapped by his mother and had been living in a fundamentalist sect.
Missing Persons: Colleen Reed, a public accountant who lived in Austin, Texas, was using a 24 hour do-it-yourself car wash late one night when she was abducted. Three men who were nearby witnessed the kidnapping and claim to have encountered the kidnappers earlier that evening.
Unexplained Death: Tracy Wofford-Bunn who was originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin had moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1988. In 1989, Bunn was found dead in her car, after being raped and strangled to death. Her new boyfriend quickly became a prime suspect.
Lost Loves: Donald Stradt and his siblings who lived in Iowa had been taken by the state and seperated from each after their parents were unable to take care of them. Stradt is now searching for a lost sister named Dolores.moreless
Updates: Missing teen, Keri Lynn Nixon may have been spotted in a New Kids on the Block music video.
Mysterious Legends: An investigation in the theories about Amelia Earhart's ill-fated 1937 flight and the possibility that her airplane did not sink into the Pacific. Eyewitnesses claim that she had been held hostage by the Japanese on a small island called Saipan.
Wanted: Colleen Ritter of Woodstock, Illionois, began dating Rick Church. When their romance began to cool, Church began stalking her which led to a brutal rampage in which he stabbed her parents to death and then attacked her.
Sci-Med: Dr. Ivan Browning, a climatologist, who has predicted seven earthquakes in the past decade, using special devices predicts that an earthquake will strike in the mid-west in 3 weeks. (His prediction did not come true)moreless
"The Diabolical Mind"
Case Studies #1: An investigation into people who are considered "diabolical minds" who include John Wayne Gacy and Ted Bundy. Adolf Hitler is profiled with an exploration into Hitler's total lack of empathy that began in his childhood. Saddam Hussein is also profiled with psychologists analyzing Hussein's actions and childhood.
Diabolical Minds #1: An investigation into the female diabolical mind. Marie Hilley appeared on the outside as the perfect housewife and mother. Later, Hilley's husband Frank, son Michael and daughter Carol all came down with mysterious stomach ailments. Apparently, Hilley had been poisoning each one of them with arsenic which resulted in Frank's death.
Case Studies #2: Psychologist, Robert Hare presents his theories about why psychopaths do not have a conscience and his theory that people are born psychopaths. G. Daniel Walker, considered a diablocal mind for his crimes of armed robbery, rape and murder, is interviewed.
Diabolical Minds #2: Jo Ann Rogers and her two daughters Michelle and Christie, originally from Ohio, took a vacation in Florida in 1989. All three women were later kidnapped, sexually assulted and dumped in Tampa Bay still alive. Authorities are now trying to construct the profile of their killer.moreless
This Halloween edition features segments:
The Unexplained: The Moss Beach Distillery located in California seems to be haunted by a ghost known as the "Blue Lady."
The Unexplained: The Drum Barracks Civil War Museum is apparently haunted by the ghosts of the Civil War.
Lost Loves: Individuals are searching for their birth mothers following a San Antonio nurse, Ethel Nation's baby-selling operations in the '50s and '60s.
Amnesia: "Sandra Evans" has amnesia and searching for her identity and family.
Updates: "Pierre" learns his true identity.moreless
The fifth season begins with:
Missing Persons: A report on the disappearance of 18-year-old Tammy Lynn Leppert last seen with an acquaintance. Prior to her disappearance, Leppert seemed to have slipped into a world of paranoia that someone was stalking her.
The Unexplained: UFO sightings over New York's Hudson River Valley are presented and some believe the sightings were UFOs while other believe they were military aircraft.
Unexplained Death: Police in Peducah, Kentucky, search for the identity of a man who died after a fall from an airplane in 1991 and in a similar identity case "Estelle" is the victim of a hit and run driver and cannot communicate so the hospital is trying to find out her identity.moreless
Unexplained Death: A report on the unsolved 1983 rape and murder of Marie Lilienburg, and Maria Wahien, two Swedish girls who vanished while hitchhiking in California. An anonymous caller may hold the key that will unlock the killer's identity.
Updates: An archeologist believes he has located a part from Amelia Earhart's plane.
Lost Loves: Joe Soll is searching for his birth parents.
Unexplained Death: The October 1991 discovery of a human skeleton in a cave in Kansas rekindles an investigation into the unsolved 1974 disappearance of business man and horse trader Gary Simmons.
Update: Jackie Dragon is reunited with two long lost sisters.
Fraud: A fraudulent medical supply company that bilked investors out of millions of dollars.moreless
Unexplained Death: The bodies of 7-year old Scott Johnson and one his friends were found in an abandoned blazing shack, a powder magazine, located in Bullhead City, Arizona in 1974. Authorities ruled their deaths an accident but eyewitnesses reported seeing two burly men near the shack during the fire.
Updates: A woman's reunion with her surrogate family with whom she lived during the Depression.
Repeat segments include:
The Unexplained: Brussels, Belgium is the center of a controversy in which eyewitnesses have reported seeing unusual UFO activity in the skies since the fall of 1989. The eyewitnesses reported seeing a triangular object flying in the skies at night. Authorities reportedly have captured images of the UFOs on videotape and are presented in this segment. (Aired: November 20, 1991)moreless
Wanted: The body of Bill Henderson was found bludgeoned to death in his home in Washburn, Texas. Days later two young hitchhikers claimed they spent several hours with Henderson's killer as they hitchhiked in the truck the killer stole from Henderson's home. These two hitchhikers and the killer have yet to be identified.
Repeat segments include:
The Unexplained: A review of past UFO segments leads up to a new segment in which Danny Gordon, a Wytheville, Virginia radio reporter, began an investigation into the claims by three Wytheville Sheriff deputies that they had seen a UFO in 1987. (Aired: February 19, 1992)
Wanted: Authorities are searching for "The Satchel Bandit," an aging man who continually robs banks while wearing cheesy disguises. (Aired: February 19, 1992)moreless
The Unexplained: Three Bigfoot sightings in the Pacific Northwest and Canada. Also, a team of investigators who are using infrared technology in an attempt to locate the fabled beast.
Wanted: Dorothy and Bill Wacker in Ohio have become the victim of an unknown stalker who has waged a never ending wave of harassment against them.
Missing Persons: Christine Reinhard is searching for her husband who vanished in Colorado and she believes he may have suffered amnesia.
The Unexplained: An investigation into people who have claimed to have encountered guardian angels who have saved them from sudden death.
Unexplained Death: Charlie Anderson was a police officer in Burbank, California who was gunned down in his home in 1987.
Also, a robbers' truck nearly crushes a nurse; suspected murderer; woman's 30-year search for her parents; woman with a terminal blood disorder seeks her long-lost sister
Wanted: Controversial televangelist, Pat Robertson become the victim of a mail bomber, whose homemade pipe bomb injured a mail room worker. Authorities believe the same mail bomber may have been responsible for another bomb sent to another telvangelist, John Osteen.
Updates: Patricia Stallings has been released from prison after being wrong convicted of poisoning her son.
Lost Loves: Cathy Williams grew up in Chicago and became the victim of her stepfather's abusive sexual advances. Her stepfather was a respected detective who managed to have her sentanced off to reform school. Williams is now searching for the police officer who risked his job to free her from an unjust sentence.
Unexplained Death: Beverly McGowan vanished from her Florida condo and was later found brutally murdered. McGowan's death occurred shortly after getting a new roommate, a British woman, who went by the name of "Alice". Since McGowan's death "Alice" has been spotted, claiming to be McGowan and using her credit cards.
Fraud: Yong-Son Kim placed an ad in the newspaper for a roommate and received a response from a mother and a daughter who soon moved in. Later, Kim returned from a vacation and was stunned to discover that the cunning mother and daughter con artist team had gotten away with $50,000 worth of her jewelry and valuables.moreless
Amnesia: Two women are violently attacked in the laundry room of their Woonsocket, Rhode Island apartment building in 1982. One woman, Doreen Picard, is killed, the other, Susan Laferte, survives, but is stricken with amnesia and unable to remember the details of the crime. The killer is still at large.
Wanted: The dragnet for Louis Carlucci aka "The Heart Attacker," a cold hearted con-man who makes his living by marrying women and stealing their money.
Updates: Reports on the conviction and sentencing of Robert Weeks, and the identification of one of the killers responsible for the murder of an executive who operated a Jai Lai business.
Wanted: 43 year-old Diane Brodbeck, a Wellsville, Pennsylvania housewife, is wanted for helping convicted murderer and pen pal, John Yount, escape from prison in 1986.
Treasure: A cipher may lead to the discovery of 21 million dollars worth of gold and silver allegedly buried somewhere in the hills of Bedford County, Virginia by a miner named "Beale" in 1821.moreless
Wanted: An investigative look into the world of fugitive cult leader, Tony Alamo who is wanted by the FBI on charges of child abuse and of kidnap and murder threats against a Federal judge.
Unexplained Death: An undercover, San Francisco policeman Lester Garnier was found murdered in his car in 1988. Some believe his murder may have been the result of his involvement in cracking down on prostitution.
Repeat segments include:
The Unexplained: A psychic named "Katie" claims she has paranormal abilities. (Aired: October 31, 1990)
Wanted: Rick Church is wanted for the murder of the parents of his girlfriend, Colleen Ritter. (Aired: November 7, 1990)moreless
The Unexplained: A look at Dr. Edgar Cayce's 40-year history of miraculously diagnosing a wide range of illnesses. Cayce's methods continue to be used today when modern medicine fails, despite the fact the established medicine does not endorse his methods.
Unexplained Death: Crystal Spencer moved to Hollywood in 1982 with the hopes of becoming a movie star. After resorting to getting a job as a stripper, Spencer was found dead in her apartment in 1988. Neighbors reported hearing screams from her apartment the night of her death.
Updates: Tips that have come in on John Erwin, Joe Smith and the Judy Himes case.
Wanted: Dennis and Marilyn Depue suffered through a stormy marriage. After getting a divorce, Dennis could not accept that his marriage was over. He later abducted and murdered his wife on Easter Sunday in 1990.moreless
Robert Stack examines the real-life mysteries:
Wanted: Ex-con Jerry Strickland, and his 16 year-old lover, Missy Munday, are wanted for a 1987 gas station holdup in Pontiac, Michigan that resulted in one murder.
Final Appeal: Michael Scott Martin is serving a life sentence for allegedly robbing a Garland, Texas gas station in 1979, despite the fact that five separate eyewitnesses can corroborate his alibi.
Unexplained Death: A report on the bizarre 1984 death of 17 year-old Kurt McFall. McFall's father believes his son was killed as a result of his involvement with a Satanic cult.
Lost Heirs: The search for the heirs of newsstand owner Charles Scheel, who died in 1987, and left behind an estate worth $67,000.moreless
Unexplained Death: Danny Caselero, a journalist investigating government corruption, is found dead in a Martinsburg, West Virginia hotel room in August 1991. His death was ruled a suicide. His family suspects foul play.
Lost Love: Russian-born Farezat Thormat Abdokov is searching for the long lost sister she has not seen in thirty years.
Wanted: The dragnet for a cold blooded killer who attacked an elderly couple and murdered a motorist at a rest stop in Ontario in 1991.
Updates: John Purvis, a schizophrenic, is exonerated after being wrongly imprisoned for a 1983 double homicide in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Unexplained Death: The alleged hit and run of 13 year-old Russell Evans from Spokane, Washington. Evans was found dead lying in the middle of a city street and his parents suspect a street gang that he had encountered earlier that night beat him to death.
Updates: Jim Fontes' sons have been found.
Wanted: William Bradford Bishop Jr. is wanted for murdering his entire family in 1976. Bishop, who had been a state department employee, he dropped from sight following the murders. Later, a friend of Bishop's was vacationing in Europe when he ran into a man he claims was Bishop.
Treasure: The legend of Adam's lost gold reportedly buried somewhere in the Arizona desert.
FBI Alerts: McCarthy, Hickey & Washington Jr. wanted.moreless
The Unexplained: The home of Alan Mann located in Lake Whales, Florida seems to be haunted. Mann and his family have had strange encounters leading them to call in a special ghost team to investigate.
Lost Loves: Aideen Murphy is searching for a long lost friend whom she first met during World War II at an orphanage.
Unexplained Death: Lisa Ziegert, a school teacher from Agawam, Mass. is found dead in a wooded area; authorities are trying to find her killer..
Wanted: Armando Garcia is a wanted man after serving on the Miami police force. He reportedly staged unauthorized drug raids and kept all of the drugs that he confiscated..
Wanted: Authorities are searching for the gunman who in 1991 shot and paralyzed Rohrey Wychgel in his driveway at his Orange, California home.
The Unexplained: A woman named "Sharon Johnson" began visiting a psychiatrist and while under hypnosis, she began having bizarre dreams of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the experiences of a sailor who had died named John Gillespie. "Sharon" had been born in 1952 and now believes that in a past life she had been Gillespie.
The Unexplained: A masked intruder invaded the home of Roger Dean who lived in a suburb of Denver, Colorado in 1985. The intruder ran off after shooting Dean to death and then five years after his death, the masked intruder resurfaced and began threatening Dean's wife, D.J., ordering her to pay extorition money.
Updates: Joe Smith has been captured after being on the run for murdering his wife and two daughters in a Las Vegas home.
Fraud: Shortly before Christmas in 1990, a con-woman named Liza Montgomery went on a pricy shopping spree in Las Vegas. Montgomery paid for eveything with fraudulent cashiers checks and managed to get away with expensive jewelry, mink coats, $23,000 worth of furniture and luxury items.
Missing Persons: Debra Poe, a convenience store clerk who worked in Orlando, Florida mysteriously vanished while working the graveyard shift. A customer, later reported seeing an unknown man working the register on the night Poe disappeared. Authorities believe the man may have been responsible for Poe's abduction and for the death of two other convenice store clerks who vanished while working the graveyard shift.
Special Alert: Authorities in Pennsylvania are looking for 55-year-old Art Jones, who mysteriously vanished after his house exploded.moreless
Missing Persons: Reported POW sightings of American Col. Charles Shelton who was shot down over Laos in 1965. His wife, Marion had been relentlessly searching up until her death in 1990 and now her children are continuing the search.
Updates: Ladonna Morrow has been reunited with her son Jared and her mother, Pat Farmer has been arrested.
Special Alert: Richard McNair, a convicted felon made a daring prison escape with two other inmates in 1992. The two inmates were later captured but McNair is still on the run. Authorities believe he may have headed to Oklahoma where his family lives.
Unexplained Death: The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is searching for an anonymous caller known only as "Antonio" who claimed to have witnessed the grisly murder of 21 year-old Rebecca Young in a Belle Glade sugarcane field in 1991. Authorities believe Young was involved in prostitution, which may have led to her murder.moreless
The Unexplained: Stephen Michalak who lives in Manitoba, Canada claims that in 1967 while prospecting, he had a strange encounter with a UFO. Michalak claims that he was able to catch a glimpse of the inside of the craft and soon after began suffering from a bizarre malady which included strange burns that left doctors baffled.
Unexplained Death: Jesslyn Rich, a guard at Frontera Prison located just south of Los Angeles, California, had disappeared and was later found murdered in 1984. Later, in 1987 the death of a female inmate, Terri Lucas, has led some people to believe that the two deaths are connected and that both women knew too much about corruption inside the prison.
Updates: Cathy Loving has been reunited with the police guard who rescued her from serving an unjust sentance at a reform school after suffering sexual abuse from her stepfather.
Missing Persons: A.J. Breaux, of Houma, Louisiana, had suffered from drinking problem but by 1991 he had been sober for eight years. Breaux later vanished and his car was found abandoned. Eyewitnesses soon came forward claiming they had strange encounters with A.J. in the days after his disappearance.moreless
The Unexplained: Controversy over the origin of a tiny mummy discovered by prospectors in a cave in Wyoming in 1932. Some believe the mummy may verify the existence of a race of dwarf- supernatural beings described in Native American legends. The mummy has since vanished.
Unexplained Death: 18 year-old Andre Jones was found hanging by the neck in a Mississippi jail in 1992 just days after his arrest during a routine traffic stop. His family believes he was murdered, and that his death may be tied to other unexplained hangings in jails throughout the state.
Wanted: Sarah Beard, a student at the University of New Mexico, was brutally raped by a man who went by the name of "Wadada" Following the rape, he struck her in the head with a hammer and left her for dead. Authorities are now searching for the elusive Wadada.
Lost Loves: 5-year-old Lauren Jackson vanishes from outside her home in East Vincent, Pennsylvania in 1988 and her mother, Christina O'Donnell becomes the prime suspect.
Also, a viewer top leading to a suspect's arrest in Canada.
Missing Persons: Pat Carlton of Houston, Texas, had suffered an aneurysm and a complication of the surgery resulted in her loss of memory. Then in 1970, she mysteriously disappeared.
Updates: The arrest of the suspected "satchel bandit" at a Hamilton, Ont., coffee shop.
Unexplained Death: Lucie Turmel was a cab driver from Banff, Alberta she was murdered by an unknown assailant who was later seen driving her cab around.
Lost Loves: Derrald Tacey becomes involved with a mysterious woman named Georgia whose mysterious past seems to be the link to an unknown assailant stalking her. Following her sudden death, Tacey tries to find her family.
Unexplained Death: A body is discovered in Florida of a mystery woman later nicknamed "Little Miss Panasoffkee."
Updates: Mary Jane Polk has been reunited with her brother.moreless
The Unexplained: Michelle O'Malley claims that her dead grandfather has come to her in her dreams shortly after her son is born. She soon begins having a series of dreams, including one where she encounters a series of dead relatives.
Unexplained Death: The hunt for the Green River Killer, who within a two-year span, beginning in 1982, killed forty-nine women in the Seattle, Washington area. William J. Stevens remains the prime suspect.
Lost Loves: Jean Warren is searching for a long lost foster son named Rodger Lindsley.
Unexplained Death: Martha Moxley was beaten to death with a golf club on October 30, 1975 in Greenwich, Connecticut. The prime suspect in the murder is Moxley's neighbors, Thomas and Michael Skakel, whom are related to the Kennedys.
Also, a woman trying to locate her mother and siblings.
Raymond Burr looks at four real-life mysteries:
Unexplained Death: The 1982 disappearance and death of Don Kemp, a New York man who went to Wyoming to research a book on the Lincoln assassination. The police claim Kemp died in a blizzard. His family suspects homicide.
Unexplained Death: Businessman Roger Wheeler Sr. is gunned down in the parking lot of a Tulsa, Oklahoma Country Club in 1981. Police feel Wheeler's death may be related to a Jai Lai business he oversaw, and the later unsolved deaths of three other men.
Lost Loves: Pat Mealbach believes she is the Siamese twin of a member of the Dodge auto family, and now heir to the family fortune.
Wanted: The manhunt for Terry Lee Conner, and Joseph Daugherty, two dangerous bank robbers who held a bank president's family hostage overnight. Plus a review of wanted fugitives on the FBI's ten most wanted list.moreless
Included: the disappearance of an architect who was married to a brewing-company heir; a viewer tip leading to an arrest in a case of mail fraud; and efforts to revive a newborn at a Louisville hospital. Also: mysterious patient deaths; the 1994 disappearance of a New Jersey woman.
Wanted: Michael Eschweiler
Wanted: Michael Swango
Wanted: Ronald Bax
Missing: James Kimball
The Unexplained: Located in New Mexico, the St. James Hotel in its heyday had been a stop for such people as Jesse James and Wyatt Earp. When the hotel was restored, the new owners soon began encountering ghosts of the Old West. Now, the guests and staff of the hotel claim the it is haunted.
The Unexplained: June Farris was plagued by a bizarre dream where she was walking through an unknown house. Years later when living in Florida, Farris discovered the house that she had dreamed about. June and her family later moved into the home and realized the home was haunted, possibly by a man named John Hardin, who had been murdered in the backyard.
Missing Persons: Mary Ann Perez went out one evening in 1976 with one of her girlfriends. That night, Perez mysteriously vanished and was last seen at a country western bar in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1985, a killer claimed to have killed Perez. Then in 1990, an unknown caller phoned Mary Ann's family, telling them that she was still alive.
Fraud: A slick con man and coin collector calling himself Dr. John Anderson struck in Cincinatti, Ohio in 1986 and made away with $30,000 worth of gold coins. The same con-man was later spotted in New York.moreless
Unexplained Death: Lee Selwyn was out riding his motorcycle with a number of friends when they encountered and irate motorist who eventually ran down and killed him in 1988.
Updates: Steven Cox, an Oregon businessman who vanished with investors' money has been captured. Also, an update on a missing elderly Los Angeles man, Rogest Cain.
Missing Persons: Michael Rosenblum disappeared on Valentine's Day from his hometown of Baldwin, Pennsylvania in 1980 and his father, Maurice now battles a possible police cover-up.
Fraud: A sleazy con man going by the name of Arthur Frankford wined and dined single seniors who live in Florida retirement communities. His victims would later discover that Franklin had taken off with their money and jewelry.moreless
Treasure: Rumors of a treasure allegedly buried at the Alamo in 1836. Plus a team of modern day archeologists who believe they have located it.
Wanted: Denise Williams began dating an older man named Randall Utterback. Utterback soon began controlling Williams and became totally obsessed with her. When Williams decided to call off the relationship, Utterback began stalking her, resulting with a wild kidnapping and attempted murder.
Unexplained Death: A report on the 1991 murders of Eric and Pam Ellender of Sulphur, Louisiana. The alleged killer, Christopher Prudhomme, was apprehended. The Ellender's family suspects the involvement of others, and wants the case re-opened.
Updates: Meredith Atkinson has been reunited with her birth mother.
Unexplained Death: Rose Hoffman's search for the bikers who allegedly murdered her 20 year-old son Gus in 1977.
Updates: The body of 22 year-old Matthew Chase has been found. His killer is still at large.
Fraud: Con-man Ron Rushton is wanted for bilking homeowners by way of a fraudulent real estate firm that would acquire title and supposedly make the homeowner's mortgage payments for them.
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1987 poisoning of Patsy Wright, a popular and wealthy Texas socialite.
Lost Loves: The truth behind the fate of a US Army oil tanker that was sunk by a German U-boat in World War II.moreless
Unexplained Death: In Ohio the body of teenager, Kurt Sova was found dead in a remote field. Kurt had apparently attended a party at a duplex on the night he initially disappeared.
Fraud: Police search for those responsible for extortion letters sent to various people living in Lancaster, California demanding money or suffer the consequences.
Updates: Two of "The Shopping Bag Bandits" have been identified and one has turned himself in to authorities and the sighting of the men responsible for an insurance scam involving a boat, the Freedom 2.
Unexplained Death: Police fear there may be a connection between the unsolved 1982 murder of one Catholic priest in Santa Fe, New Mexico and the unexplained disappearance of another from Montana two years later.
The Unexplained: Two boys in Washington State run across a strange rock in the forest that was marked with strange symbols. This discovery has seemingly led to a string of good luck for the boys' family.moreless
Unexplained Death: A report on the unsolved 1990 murder of Eva Shoen, the wife of Sam Shoen, one of the heirs and owners of U-Haul. Shoen speculates the murder may be related to a power struggle with his father and siblings over the ownership of the company.
Updates: Updates from the previous week's special live report. Judi Davis Dymond is reunited with a childhood friend; William Korioth has been arrested, and his kidnapped daughter, Windy, returned to her mother.
Lost Loves: Albert and Jim Young are searching for a long lost half sister whom they have never met.
Wanted: The dragnet for Edward Harold Bell, the killer responsible for the cold blooded 1978 murder of 26 year-old Larry Dickens of Pasadena, Texas.
Special Alert: The Panama City Beach, Florida search for the abductors of Pamela June Ray, a devoted mother of two who vanished while on a road trip with her children.moreless
This Halloween edition delves into the following cases:
The Unexplained: A report on the Queen Mary, a luxury liner docked in Long Beach, that is reputed to be haunted by a sailor's ghost. Staff and guests on the ship claim to have had ghostly encounters.
The Unexplained: Allen and Debbie Tallman and their children who lived in Horicon, Wisconsin reportedly were terrorized by demonic forces after purchasing a used bunk bed.
The Unexplained: Ghostly goings-on at the General Wayne Inn in Philadelphia. Guests at the inn report a ghost who would blow on the back of the necks of the female guests.
The Unexplained: A retired Georgia couple, Jim and Kay Tatum, whose home is located on a Civil War battle site, claim to be the victims of a poltergeist that haunts their home.moreless
Amnesia: 16 year-old Jenny Pratt is left with brain damage after being struck with a board while on a motorcycle ride with her older boyfriend, Curtis Croft, a former drug dealer. Authorities believe a group of teenagers may have targeted the young couple.
Updates: updates on previous reports on Joe Sheppard who was wanted for the 1978 murders of two Tennessee women; and a suspected Los Angeles bank robber.
Fraud: The search for Jack Quinn, the ex-vice president of a Florida security firm who walked off the job with over one million dollars in untraceable cash in 1988.
Unexplained Death: The strange case of Clarence Roberts, a Nashville, Indiana businessman who reportedly died in two separate house fires. A house fire in 1970 apparently had claimed Clarence and then ten years later, another house fire claimed Geneva, but in the second, Clarence's body was found again.
Wanted: The search for the killers of two lovable sea lions, known as "Bruno" and "Bobo." The sea lions were known to frequent a Southern California beach and had served as a source of entertainment for local residents.moreless
Unexplained Death: Joe Cole, the son of actor, Dennis Cole was shot and killed in front of his home in Venice, California during an act of random violence. Actor/singer, Henry Rollins, a friend of Cole was present during Cole's murder.
Updates: LaDonna Alfano has been reunited with family members of her mother, who had been killed in 1961.
Lost Loves: Tim Herrell, a TV reporter is searching for his biological mother who had abandoned him in a garbage can in St. Louis.
Wanted: Tim Good hired a man named Dave Freeman to work on his West Virginia dairy farm. Within a few short months, Freeman and ingratiated himself into Good's life. Good would later be found strangled, having been kept prisoner in his own basement by Freeman.
Updates: Thomas David Dixon has been arrested in connection with a string of bank robberies.
The Unexplained: Milly McGregor goes on a hike in the Sierra Nevadas in Northern California on Labor Day weekend in 1995. A trail guide has a mysterious psychic vision that leads to her rescue.
Wanted: A report on domestic terrorists who launched a campaign of telephone harassment against Bashir Kouchacji, the owner of a Middle Eastern restaurant in Washington D.C. Kouchacji believes the harassment may be linked to a political kidnapping that occurred in Beirut in 1974.
Wanted: A terrorist car bomb almost claims the life of Sharon Rogers, wife of Navy Captain Will Rogers. The attack may be related to the accidental downing of an Iranian civilian aircraft in 1988. Rogers had been the captain of the ship which was responsible for downing the aircraft and his family and himself were soon plagued by harrassment.
Lost Loves: The search for a good Samaritan who saved Phillip Macri from drowning at a beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1987. Macri had been swimming and had dove into a wave and the impact had broken his neck, an unknown woman pulled him to saftey.
Updates: Edward Harold Bell has been captured. Bell was responsible for the heartless 1978 murder of Larry Dickens.
Also, an adoptee woman reunites with birth mother.
Mysterious Legends: The saga of Flight 19, a squadron of five Navy bombers lost in the Bermuda Triangle in 1945. An aviation expert believes he has located the wreckage of one of the five avengers thirty miles off the Florida coast.
Wanted: A wealthy real estate tycoon and civic leader, Eugene Bailey became the victim of a 1977 assassination attempt which claimed the life of both Bailey and one of his friends. The alleged killer, Clay Taylor, is still at large.
Lost Loves: The Heck family was made up of six siblings, they were later separated by adoption and the five siblings are searching for the lost sixth sibling, Tommy.
Wanted: Anti-drug activist C.W. Roddy is gunned down in her home in Palo Alto, California, on New Years 1990, officials are looking for those responsible.moreless
This expanded edition (2 hrs) celebrates the 200th case solved:
Final Appeal: Circleville, Ohio is the center of a bizarre mystery in which an anonymous letter writer has been harassing residents of the community. The Circleville Writer first began in 1976 by sending letters to Mary Gillispie, a local bus driver, accusing her of having an affair. Paul Freshour, Mary's brother-in-law was convicted of being the writer but he maintains that he is innocent.
Legends: Mystery writer, Agatha Christie, became the subject of her own real life mystery when in 1926 her car was found abandoned just outside of London and Christie was no where to be found. She would later turn up and now historians speculate on where Christie may have been during her brief disappearance.
Unexplained Death: Marymount college student Tommy Burkett was found dead in his parent's home in Virginia. Officials ruled the death a suicide but Tommy's parents contend that their son was murdered. They believe their son might have been an undercover narcotics agent for the CIA who was murdered by his own ates and his murder has been covered up by not only the college but by state and federal police as well.
Updates: Mitchell Shigemoto was saved by a fellow soldier, James Pearson on the battlefields in Vietnam. Shigemoto has now been reunited with Pearson.
Treasure: Poverty Island, located in Lake Michigan just to the east of Wisconsin, is the destination for treasure hunters who are searching for an apparant sunken treasure.
Also, a 1988 prison escape.
Unexplained Death: Troubling questions about the 1989 shooting death of Mississippi teenager Norman Ladner. His death was ruled a suicide, but his parents strongly suspect foul play which may be somehow tied to drug dealers.
Missing Persons: The search for Nyleen Kay Marshall, a 3 year-old who was abducted while picnicking with her family in Montana in 1983. Her abductor has taunted the police with disturbing letters.
Updates: Laharriet Wade is reunited with a childhood friend whom she met in a children's hospital in 1969.
The Unexplained: Mystery surrounds the identity of a kind carpenter who constructed a magnificent spiral staircase in a small Santa Fe, New Mexico church.
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1988 shooting of trucker Dwayne McCorkendale, who was allegedly murdered over $25. McCorkendale had been gunned down by a phone booth and authorities are searching for an unknown suspect who had been taunting big rig drivers.moreless
Mysterious Legends: Elliot Ness had cleaned up the mob and gang filled streets of Chicago during the 1920s. However, during the 1930s, Ness moved to Cleveland, Ohio and soon found himself battling a new evil, the Butcher of Kingsbury Run. The butcher was a madman who terrorized the city when suddenly dismembered bodies were being found throughout the city.
Missing Persons: Carolyn and Chuck Smith's divorce results in a bitter custody battle that soon ends with Chuck kidnapping his two sons. Chuck Smith was the son of a powerful rancher in Houston, Texas who used his power to keep the two young boys in hiding.
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1989 death of Oregon prison reformer Michael Francke. His family believes he was killed because he knew too much about drug dealing and corruption in the state's prison system.
Updates: William McCarthy, Thomas Hickey and Juan Jackson have beencaptured (from 1/9/91 FBI Alert)
Missing Persons: Oded Gordon, an 18-year old autistic man, mysteriously vanished from a New Hampshire care facility. Authorities have received reports of sightings of Gordon and his mother believes he may still be alive.moreless
Unexplained Death: Kay Hall was found dead on a desolate Virginia road in 1987, apparently run over by her own pickup truck. Her ex-husband, Bob Hall, attempts to prove his innocence.
Updates: Vietnam vet Jim Meade is reunited with a kind nurse who helped him recover after he sustained severe injuries in battle.
Wanted: A report on a coin scam that is sweeping New York.
Unexplained Death: The search for an arsonist who torched a dog kennel, and who has continued to harass its elderly owner, Mabel Woods.
Missing Persons: The unsolved 1979 disappearance of five Hawaiian fishermen during a storm, and strange clues, which seem to indicate that four of the men may still be alive.
FBI Alerts: In Baltimore, Avery James Norris was kidnapped from the hospital where he was born by a woman posing as a nurse.moreless
The Unexplained: Brussels, Belgium is the center of a controversy in which eyewitnesses have reported seeing unsual UFO activity in the skies since the fall of 1989. The eyewitnesses report seeing a triangular object flying in the skies at night. Authorities reportedly have captured images of the UFOs on videotape and are presented in this segment.
Updates: Carla Downing has been reunited with her birth mother.
Unexplained Death: In the late 1960s, Rock Creek, Ohio became overrun by a gang. Robert Hamrick became the police chief and became determined to clean up the town. Hamrick soon became the victim of harassment and later was found dead in his car, the apparent victim after a run-in with members of the gang.
Wanted: Philip Breen was the president of a successful Detroit, Michigan, mortgage company. It was later discovered that Breen had been embezzling money from his company. Breen later vanished from his home and has been on the run from authorities.moreless
Unexplained Death: The unusual 1985 drowning death of Debbie Wolf, a Fayetteville, North Carolina nurse. The police claim her death was an accident. Her family suspects foul play.
Updates: Sandra Kay Beeman, a prison guard has been captured along with her escaped convict boyfriend, Edgar Kerns.
Unexplained Death: Geneva Fuchser's search for the truth about the unsolved disappearance of her grandmother, Conradina Olson, who has been missing for more than eighty years. She believes an unmarked grave in Missouri may in fact be her grandmother's final resting place.
Missing Persons: The unsolved 1963 disappearance of pilot Jeffrey Sullivan, who allegedly vanished while flying over the Caribbean during a covert anti-Castro operation. His family has uncovered evidence that Sullivan may have been apprehended and held prisoner in Cuba.moreless
The Unexplained: An examination of the apparant healing powers of water in Lourdes, France. Jeanne Fretel and Lorraine Echevarria both claim that after visting Lourdes, they both recovered from life threatening illnesses.
Updates: Barbara Helga King has been captured, she was on the run after bilking people out of money.
Unexplained Death: Dick Hanson and his friend "Jean" become victims in San Jose to a man who played a scary game of cat-and-mouse on the freeway which resulted in Dick being shot and killed. The motive may be linked to "Jean's" personalized license plate that reads, 49RHUGS.
Lost Loves: 86-year-old, Ruby Bradford McDaniel is searching for her baby sister who was given up in 1950 shortly after a tornado struck the family home in Arkansas.
Also included cases involving alleged schemes targeting elderly homeowners.
Wanted: Too his neighbors, Neil Gott appeared to be living the perfect life with his wife and his daughter. However, looks can be decieving as Gott turned out to be a master drug dealer.
The Unexplained: Teresa Wilson's husband, Frank died in 1960. Their daughter, Margaret, later has a bizarre encounter in which she claims that her dead father visited her to pass on a special birthday message for Teresa.
Missing Persons: Robert "Curt" Borton who had gone off to fight in the Vietnam War was one of many soldiers who was a casualty. However, since his apparant death, his family claims to have had strange encounters with someone who they believe is Robert.
Unexplained Death: South Carolina patrolman, Roy Caffey was gunned down by unknown assailants on a lonely stretch of road in 1972. Eyewitnesses may have seen the murderers.
Also: a viewer tip that helps a woman search for the family that found her as an infant.
The Unexplained: A report on the alleged 1965 sightings of UFO activity in the skies over Kecksberg, Pennsylvania. Eyewitnesses report that a UFO had crashed in a wooded area and that the government covered-up the incident.
Lost Loves: A woman's first meeting with her biological father whom she saw when he was interviewed on a UM update concerning the capture of John Mooney.
Wanted: A man and his son pull over on the side of a road in Stockton, California and discover a mysterious videotape. Police are now searching the Stockton area for a cunning arsonist who made that video of a fire that he had set. The arsonist spoke throughout the video and referenced someone named "Omar."
FBI Alert: several fugitives are profiled.moreless
Treasure: A report on the 1971 discovery of Yamash*ta treasure in the Philippines by a treasure hunter named Roger Roxas. Roxas claims the most precious item in the collection, a golden Buddha, was confiscated by the Ferdinand Marcos regime and Roxas was subsequently tortured for information on the whereabouts of where he found the Buddha.
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1989 Albuquerque, New Mexico shooting of 18-year-old Kaitlyn Arquette. Authorities have ruled her death a random act of violence but her family believes Kaitlyn's death may be related to a series of auto insurance scams perpetrated by her boyfriend and was murdered by a hired assassin.
Lost Loves: The Timpane family is searching for Terry Lynn Smith, the foster daughter they cared for twenty years earlier, and whom they have not seen in over a decade.
The Unexplained: A report on the discovery of circles and other strange geometric shapes in corn and wheat fields in the United Kingdom.
Unexplained Death: Four black teenagers out for a ride are driven off a Greens borough, North Carolina highway in the fall of 1988. One of the teens, 19 year-old Kenneth Dungee, is killed. Police fear the attack may have been racially motivated.
Updates: Sharon Stevens has been reunited with the foster parents she lived with as a child.
Missing Persons: The disappearance of a Chicago novelist Keith Reinhard, who vanished in Colorado while working on a story about the real life disappearance of another man the year prior.
FBI Alerts:William Slagle and Rafael Rodriguez are two wanted fugitives.moreless
Missing Persons: A Florida man, Mark Dennis' search for his brother, who reportedly died in Vietnam but who may still be alive.
Updates: Kenneth Robert Stanton has been captured.
Wanted: Ricardo Caputo is a suave Argentina native who is now considered a serial killer after wining and dining numerous women and then killing them.
The Unexplained: Dorothy Izatt, a woman who lives in Canada has over the years captured strange lights on video indicating a possible connection to UFO activity.moreless
Amnesia: Clues about the identity of an amnesiac nicknamed "Tyler" who was found wandering in the Nevada desert.
Wanted: Joseph Maloney is wanted for the 1967 poisoning of his wife.
The Unexplained: A report on the Shroud of Turin, allegedly the burial cloth of Jesus Christ.
Unexplained Death: The dragnet for the killer of 61 year-old Ethel Kidd, who had been sexually assaulted, murdered and later her body was found tied to a tree in a forest in Virginia in 1989. Authorities believe her attacker was a motorist who pretended to need directions.
Updates: Art Silva has been captured.moreless
Missing Persons: Judith Himes disappeared in 1965 on her way to have an illegal abortion. In 1990, a police captain in Nebraska began receiving mysterious phone calls from someone claiming that she is still alive and living in Omaha.
Repeat segments include:
Unexplained Death: Illinois Sheriff's officer Ralph Probst. (Aired: August 22, 1990)
Sci-Med: Psychic bonds experienced by identical twins. (Aired: May 2, 1990)
Wanted: The killer of Criminal defense attorney Gretchen Burford. (Aired: September 12, 1990)moreless
Missing Persons: Corning Glassworks plant security guard Dale Kerstetter disappears with a quarter million in platinum. Was he the mastermind behind the theft, or a hapless victim?
Updates: An "Orphan train" passenger is reunited with her long lost brother.
The Unexplained: Sightings of unknown lights in the skies above Marfa, Texas.
Unexplained Death: The search for the killer of Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg, two teenage lovers murdered while vacationing in Washington State in 1987. The killer continues to taunt the victim's families with bizarre greeting cards.
Wanted: A Georgia con-woman, Bonnie Wilder made off with a department store's weekly bank deposit.
Missing Persons: A roll call of 10 missing persons cases.moreless
Lost Loves: Eleanor Platt and John Elias were an interracial couple who became involved during the racially tense 1950s. Platt became pregnant and her father put her in home while Elias was charged with rape. Platt later gave the baby up for adoption and now both Eleanor and John are searching for her.
Wanted: While traveling down a Florida road that they traveled nearly every day, an elderly couple, John and Virginia Constable, were killed by a drunk driver who had lost control of his car. The drunk driver was a man named James White whose family helped him slip out of the hospital and has not been seen since.
Mysterious Legends: The Himalayas that extend across Southern Asia is at the center of a centuries old legend of the Yeti, otherwise known as the abominable snowman. The native people believe that the Yeti exists and this segment probes researchers and explorers claims that during an expedition they had experiences with a Yeti and viewed the apparent remnants of a Yeti.
Unexplained Death: Dr. Carey Stanton, a life long bachelor, left New York to run the family ranch located on Santa Cruz Island. Stanton became a renowned eccentric who died in 1987. Shortly after his death, a box of human remains was found in a shed believed to have been a female.
Updates: A report on a con woman team of Robin Stevens & Cheri Sizemore responsible for a clever mother-daughter financial scheme.moreless
The Unexplained: John Catchings, a well known psychic, is brought in by authorites to help solve the 1982 disappearance of 18-year-old Sherry Eyerly who had been abducted while working as a driver delivering pizzas in Salem, Oregon. Catchings claims that the ghost of Eyerly appeared to him which later led Catchings to the probable murderer.
Unexplained Death: Kathy Bonderson of New Rockford, North Dakota, went out one night in 1987 to look for her teenage son who had not come home yet. Bonderson's car was later found engulfed in flames on a lonely county road, her charred body was found inside. Some authorities believe her death was an accident, others believe she may have been murdered.
Mysterious Legends: Eliot Ness had cleaned up the mob and gang filled streets of Chicago during the 1920s. However, during the 1930s, Ness moved to Cleveland, Ohio and soon found himself battling a new evil, the Butcher of Kingsbury Run. The butcher was a madman who terrorized the city when suddenly dismembered bodies were being found throughout the city. (Originally aired on February 20, 1991, aired again on this episode.)
Amnesia: Sarah DiGennaro, a 39-year old housewife from Maryland was strucken with amnesia in 1976 after suffering ruptured blood vessels in her brain. DiGennaro lost the memories of 16 years of her life and has been trying to get them back.moreless
Unexplained Death: Tracy Kirkpatrick was a Maryland teenager who had a part-time job at a woman's clothing store. She was found by a police officer, brutally stabbed to death in the storeroom. An anonymous person has called into a hotline claiming he killed Tracy.
Updates: The disappearance of Amelia Earhart has had an interesting update. An aviation archeologist has made the discovery on a South Pacific atoll of a possible artifact from Earhart's missing plane.
Wanted: Steve Wilson, a handyman who worked on a ranch in California, became involved with a woman, Callie Thornburgh, which later led to abuse and harassment. Later, Wilson was convicted of the death of Callie's father and later engineered a daring prison escape.
Lost Loves: The unknown fate of Frank Bloomer, a Navy radio tech whose ship was sunk by the Germans during World War II. His family has reason to believe he may have survived.
Wanted: John Erwin is a con man wanted for embezzlement and for questioning in the murder of his mother.moreless
Robbery: Two masked bank robbers struck in 1991 at a Henderson, Nevada bank. After robbing the bank, the robbers took a teller hostage and led authorities on a chase. After the hostage was released, a newspaper reporter came forward with a photo that she had taken of the robbers during the car chase.
Lost Loves: During the Great Depression, Barney Dewey and his sister Angeline were separated from their mother and each put in separate foster homes. Dewery is now searching for Angeline whom he has not seen since 1941.
Updates: Sharene Vess has been reunited with her long lost brother whom she had been separated from when she was a young girl.
Unexplained Death: Joe and Mattie Harvey who lived just outside of Chattanooga, Tennessee disappeared in 1991 and authorities found their home burned out. Authorities are now searching for the Harvey's niece, Cheryl Holland who conspired with her husband to kill the elderly couple and steal their life savings.moreless
The Investigators: New Hampshire police construct a psychological profile of a serial killer who has fatally stabbed seven women since 1978. Investigators believe that the same killer attacked a pregnant woman at a soda machine, who miraculously survived.
Updates: Jeannie Wagner is reunited with her biological father, Duncan Gilmore, whom she has never met.
Wanted: The search for Newport, New Hampshire Judge John Fairbanks who vanished in 1989 with millions of dollars in estates and stocks entrusted to him by his friends and neighbors.
Lost Loves: Sue Scribner-Thibodeaux is searching for her long lost twin brother and sister.
Updates: An amnesiac named "Tyler" has been identified as Arthur Paul Beal.moreless
Unexplained Death: A report on a November 1986 Willow Creek, California double homicide in which two teens, Jill and Julie Hansen, were shot and their parent's home torched. Surprisingly, their half brother, Donny, is the prime suspect despite his exoneration by a jury.
Wanted: John Grundhofer is abducted in a parking garage by a bumbling kidnapper. The man accused strongly denies his involvement, despite being picked out of a police line-up.
Updates: Albert Young and his family are reunited with a long lost half-sister, Kathleen Young-Albert.
Lost Loves: Christoph Bauer is searching for his biological father, Michael Saymore.
The Unexplained: Howard Storm, a devout atheist, while on vacation in France came down with a strange malady which led him to a near-death experience, which he claims took him to the depths of hell. This later led him to become a minister.
Wanted: Alicia Showalter-Reynolds disappeared in 1996. Her car was later found abandoned and some believe she may have become the victim of an unidentified man who had been harassing female drivers on the road, where Reynolds had been found.
Updates: Richard Cepulonis and his wife Karen Walters have been captured. Cepulonis had escaped from prison and Walters had taken off with him.
Lost Loves: Steven Newton, while riding his motorcyle slides on a patch of water and is thrown into a pool of water. Newton is searching for the young woman who pulled him from the water and saved him from drowning.
Wanted: Stephanie Booker of Dallas, Texas became the victim of a hit and run accident while on a boating trip when a speedboat crashed into Booker's boat. The propeller of the speedboat had slashed Booker's face and the driver of the speedboat ran from the scene.
Updates: Convicted child molesters, Samuel Lee Glover and Dennis Kirkpatrick have been captured.
Also, a toddler's 1993 abduction.
Final Appeal: LuLu Corshane of Rochester New Hampshire was found strangled to death. Rick McCue, who was last seen with Lulu, was charged and eventually convicted of her murder and sent to prison. However several people contend that the person who actually murdered LuLu was Russell Healey the brother of LuLu's fiancé.
Lost Loves: Faith Marie Brown from Flint, MI, went on a joyride with some friends and when the car crashed Brown was killed, leaving behind seven children. The children were put up for adoption and now three of the children are searching for their siblings.
Repeat segments include:
Unexplained Death: Christy Mutsfield of Hamilton, Indiana discovered the lifeless body of her boyfriend Todd Kelly in his home. He had been stabbed to death apparently by Christy's former boyfriend Mafoos Huck. (Aired: September 23, 1992)
The Unexplained: Similar to the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, the legend of a sea creature living in Lake Champlain, known as "Champ" (Aired: September 23, 1992)moreless
Unexplained Death: The dragnet for the arsonists responsible for a construction site fire that claimed the lives of six Kansas City firefighters in 1988.
Missing Persons: The unsolved 1993 disappearances of 69 year-old Loretta Meyers, who may be suffering from Alzheimer's disease, and the suspicious male companion who is carting her all over the country.
Wanted: The D.E.A. manhunt for alleged drug runner Wallace Thrasher, who some believe faked his his 1984 death in Central America.
Lost Loves: Former U.S. army air force officer Ken Palmer is searching for his double whom he first encountered at a Cincinnati railroad station in 1943.
Wanted: Richard Cepulonis, a convicted bank robber, becomes involved with a woman named Karen Walters. They later marry and later Cepulonis walks off the prison grounds and goes on the run with Walters.
Updates: Wendy Radcliffe is reunited with the unknown woman who comforted her when her grandmother was killed in 1984.
The Unexplained: The exploration of the possibility that Gettysburg, PA. is overrun with ghosts from a crucial Civil War battle fought there in 1863.
Missing Persons: Devin Williams, a Kansas truck driver, who while traveling in Arizona, strangely drove his rig into a secluded camping area and later disappeared around Memorial Day in 1995.
Unexplained Death: Two lovers, Michael Johnston and Rochelle Robinson were murdered in 1994 in Tacoma, Washington. Investigators that elements of the occult were involved and enlist the help of a psychic to try to help solve the murders.
Unexplained Death: Christy Mutsfield of Hamilton, Indiana discovered the lifeless body of her boyfriend Todd Kelly in his home. He had been stabbed to death apparently by Christy's former boyfriend Mafoos Huck.
The Unexplained: Similar to the legend of the Loch Ness Monster, the legend of a sea creature living in Lake Champlain, known as "Champ"
Amnesia: An amnesia victim named Pierre appears in San Diego with no memory of who he is and no memory of his past.
Updates: Lorene Roberts is reunited with her family.
Special Alert: Joseph Krantz is wanted for the murder of his wife; Lois Krantz, an elderly woman Martha Roberts is kidnapped and police are searching for her and her abductor.moreless
Fraud: Ray Olsen has bilked over 7 billion dollars from investors in a horse racing scam and is now on the run.
Wanted: The hunt for Ira Einhorn, a counterculture hero, who is wanted in the murder of his girlfriend whom he had stuffed in a trunk in the late 1970s.
Wanted: In Ohio, a gas station survelliance camera captures the images of the robbers who were responsible for the death of the gas station attendant.
The Unexplained: The reported sightings of ghosts by guests and employees at an Adirondack Mountain lodge. The segment indicates the ghost may have been a young woman whom Shelley Winters portrayed in the film A Place in the Sun.
Included: the death of a forklift driver, whose former co-worker had disappeared.
Unexplained Death: Jeanne Tovrea, who lived in an exclusive gated community and was a wealthy Phoenix socialite, was found murdered in her bedroom in 1988. Authorities believe her murder was a contract hit and just prior to her death, an unknown man named "Gordon Phillips" who claimed to be a magazine editor had harassed Tovrea.
Repeat segments include:
The Unexplained: John Catchings, a well-known psychic, is brought in by authorities to help solve the 1982 disappearance of 18-year-old Sherry Eyerly who had been abducted while working as a driver delivering pizzas in Salem, Oregon. (Aired: November 10, 1991)
Amnesia: Sarah DiGennaro, a 39-year old housewife from Maryland was stricken with amnesia in 1976 after suffering ruptured blood vessels in her brain. DiGennaro lost the memories of 16 years of her life and has been trying to get them back. (Aired: November 10, 1991)
Also, the search for a New Hampshire lawyer who embezzled from his clientsmoreless
The Unexplained: Gurdon, Arkansas is at the center of a bizarre mystery in which an eerie unexplained light nicknamed "The Gurdon Light" has been seen along railroad tracks. This segment poses the possibility that it may be the ghost of a long dead railroad man.
Final Appeal: Stuart Heaton a local carpenter living in Ramsey, Illinois is accussed of the murder of 16 year old Crystal Nabb. Nabb had been stabbed in her family's trailer and Heaton was later convicted, however he insists that he is an innocent man.
Wanted: Jay Durham was riding his motorcycle on a highway when a semi ran him off the road and left him for dead. Durham lost his legs and is now searching for the trucker who tried to kill him.
Also, a private investigator's tip leading to the reunion of two sisters.
Unexplained Death: Pizza delivery man Morris Davis is gunned down in a model home in Great Falls, Montana in 1985. The discovery of the murder weapon three years later deepens the mystery, as its owner provided an airtight alibi for the night of the murder.
Treasure: Rumors of a treasure in Skeleton Canyon in Arizona.
Wanted: A North Carolina secretary named, "Debby" is kidnapped in broad daylight and later raped and shot in the face. Her attacker is still at large.
Lost Heirs: Wealthy British socialite and recluse Dorthea Allen completely obliterated all traces of her past before her 1990 death. If located, her heirs could stand to inherit a 4 million dollar estate.moreless
The Unexplained: A profile of a self proclaimed psychic named George Anderson, of Long Island, New York, who claims he can communicate with the dead. An author named Joel Martin had a session with Anderson in 1980 and claims the Anderson was able to communicate with his dead wife who had died in a car accident. This segment features a live taping of a psychic reading led by Anderson.
Update: Mary Jane Medlin-Polk and Leoma Crane have been reunited with their long lost baby brother Jimmy.
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1988 strangling of 7 year-old Jacqueline Dowaliby of Midlothian, Illinois. Jacqueline apparently had been kidnapped from her home. Soon, her parents, David and Cynthia, became the prime suspects in her death. Her father was convicted of her murder but was later exonerated.moreless
Wanted: Beth Smith becomes a victim of Sal Oliverio, a con man who wined and dined her. She would later discover his real name was Salvatore Spinnato who attacked her new boyfriend.
Updates: David Gause who had raped a woman in Manhattan has been captured.
Miracles: Reverand Father DiOrio seems to have a mystical healing power. A young girl named Christina Umowski who would be diagnosed with neuro fiber mitosis suffers a miraculous recovery after meeting DiOrio.
Unexplained Death: Dana Satterfield a beauty salon owner in Roebuck, South Carolina was brutally raped and murdered by an unknown assailant. A saleswoman crosses paths with the murderer.
Lost Loves: Moises Treves, a successful chef, is searching for an American woman named Judy who encouraged him to open a restaurant when he was younger.
The Investigators: This segment examines a possible link between the bombing in Atlanta during the Summer Olympics and a series of bombings in Spokane, Washington.
Mysterious Legends: The saga of skyjacker D.B. Cooper who parachuted out of a 727 with $200,000 in cash in 1971. Did he survive?
Updates: Diane Brodbeck and John Yount have been captured. Steven Hadley has also been captured.
Unexplained Death: A report on the strange deaths of Don Henry and Kevin Ives, two Bryant, Arkansas teens who were hit by a train late one night in 1987. Their parents believe they were murdered.
Fraud: The search for missing baseball memorabilia illegally obtained by Dennis Walker, a con-man who later took his own life in a Las Vegas hotel room.moreless
The Unexplained: Teresita Basa was brutally murdered in Chicago in 1977. Basa's co-worker soon began having strange visions and claims Basa returned from beyond the grave to name her own killer.
Updates: A report on Jim Baczkowski, a Vietnam vet who was reunited with an army nurse who helped him come to terms with the loss of his leg.
Fraud: In Arlington, Virginia, Undercover Police Detective, Bruce Hackert had drug dealers and con men approach him with hopes of evading prison terms. Hackert lured most of them into a sting operation but a few are still on the run.
Lost Loves: Irvin Freeman's search for the foster daughter he hasn't seen since 1943.
Wanted: A 1990 massacre at a Las Cruces, New Mexico bowling alley that claimed the lives of four innocent people.moreless
Fraud: The plight of Carol Anderson, a computer systems analyist whose credit was destroyed in a case of identity theft.
Lost Loves: Helen Elas Conka is searching for U.S. army airmen whom she provided refuge to in Czechoslovakia at the height of World War II.
Missing Persons: The search for Kristi Krebs, a 22 year-old from Fort Bragg, California who vanished in the fall of 1993 after suffering a severe mental break. Her family believes she may still be alive and suffering from amnesia.
Wanted: The unsolved 1993 Texas murder of 38 year-old Patricia White, and the disappearance of her allegedly abusive live in boyfriend, "Dub" Wackerhagen. The police have been unable to ascertain if Wackerhagen is the killer, or a victim.
Reports include one man's crusade to reinvestigate the 1994 death of rock star Kurt Cobain. Also: a controversial medical diagnosis--by a dog; a 1975 shootout at a furniture store; and a 1995 missing-persons case.
Wanted: Becky Wood was bound and gagged by two men disguised in masks who had broken into her home and took Wood and her grandchildren hostage.
Sci-Med: An investigation into the phenomenon of spontaneous human combustion. This segment probes individual cases where people supposedly died from this bizarre unconfirmed phenomenon.
Also, segments examining several theories about who gunned down rapper Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas in September 1996. Other segments involve the search for suspects in the abduction of a 5-year-old girl. Also: two women's search for a long-lost brother.
Unexplained Death: Tupac Shakur
Missing: Therese Rose Walsh
Missing Persons: The search for Angelo Desideri, a 57 year-old businessman and former monk who mysteriously vanished from his Phoenix, Arizona home in 1988.
Unexplained Death: The Las Vegas search for the killers of 16 year-old Kathy Hobbs, murdered in 1987, and an anonymous caller who may have witnessed her abduction.
Lost Loves: Bill Purinton searches for his sister, Jackie, who was lost when his family was split apart by adoption.
The Unexplained: A report on a "face" found in NASA photographs of the surface of Mars.moreless
Unexplained Death: Philip Fraser left his home in Anchorage, Alaska and drove down through Canada headed to Washington State to begin college. Fraser was later found dead after picking up a mysterious hitchhiker at a Washington service station in 1988. The hitchhiker had been seen by eyewitnesses and had claimed to be Fraser.
Missing Persons: A report on a four man fishing trip off the Georgia coast that ended in tragedy when the boat sank. The sole survivor, Nathan Neesmith, believes the remaining crew may have been picked up by an unidentified freighter, and taken to a foreign country.
Lost Loves: W.B. "Mac" McDonald is searching for his biological daughter. During the 1940s, McDonald had fallen in love with the 16 year-old girl next door which later led to a pregnancy. He later ran out of town when her parents filed charges for being with a minor.
Wanted: The Las Vegas, Nevada dragnet for alleged rapist William John Wood. Carson had breezed into town under the alias Max Carson where he pretended to be a movie producer and used this position to proposition and rape young women.moreless
Wanted: The search for James Donald King, a convicted murderer, who killed his first wife and is now on the run from North Carolina authorities following the 1988 murder of his second wife. King had been on parole for good behavior after serving a portion of his life term.
Repeat segments include:
Unexplained Death:Troubling questions about the 1989 shooting death of Mississippi teenager Norman Ladner. His death was ruled a suicide, but his parents strongly suspect foul play which may be somehow tied to drug dealers. (Aired: November 21, 1990)
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1988 shooting of trucker Dwayne McCorkendale, who was allegedly murdered over $25. McCorkendale had been gunned down by a phone booth and authorities are searching for an unknown suspect who had been taunting big rig drivers. (Aired: November 21, 1990)
The Unexplained: Mystery surrounds the identity of a kind carpenter who constructed a magnificent spiral staircase in a small Santa Fe, New Mexico church. (Aired: November 21, 1990)moreless
The occasional series begins a weekly run.
The Unexplained: UFO sightings and supposed photographs over Gulf Breeze, Florida.
Updates: Louis Carlucci a.k.a. "The Heart Attacker" has been captured.
Wanted: The dragnet for Joe Sheppard, the alleged killer of two young women, who has been on the run since his escape from a Tennessee jail in 1978.
Missing Persons: Gail Delano, a 34 year old divorced mother had placed personal ads in a local Maine newspaper. Later, Delano reportedly disappeared after meeting a man named "John" whom she apparantly met through the personals.moreless
The Unexplained: Two Texas women, Betty Cash and Vickie Landrum, suffer severe burns and symptoms resembling radiation poisoning after a close encounter with a UFO.
Updates: Kidnapped girl Monica Bonilla is reunited with mother after Unsolved Mysteries tipsters mistake her for Nyleen Kay Marshall who had been profiled in an earlier broadcast.
Unexplained Death: A report on five unsolved murders in the Virgin Islands that may be tied to Voodoo.
Lost Loves: A Hungarian man, Frank Acs' four-year search for his sister in America.moreless
Updates: Live radio murder confession is exposed as a hoax.
Wanted: The desperate Sacramento, California search for a killer who fatally shot three men at a convenience store and then killed three employees of a pizza parlor exactly one week later.
Fraud: The dragnet for a Cleveland, Ohio con-woman, Barbara Helga King, who posed as a Countess, and ripped off those who invested in her restaurant.
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1982 Breckenridge, Colorado murders of Bobbie Oberholtzer, and Annette Kay Schnee. Strangely, the police believe the crimes are connected by a pair of orange socks found on/near both victim's bodies. Bobbie's husband, Jeff, is a suspect.
Lost Loves: Jackie Dragon's search for two long lost sisters.
Updates: Gregory Barker has been captured in Arizona.moreless
Unexplained Death: Jay Given a powerful attorney in East Chicago, Indiana became involved in political intrigue when he began pushing for a new mayor in town. Given was later gunned down at an Elk's Club and authorities believe the mayor who was running for re-election and the local police department may have been involved.
Lost Loves: Brenda Abbey is searching for her biological parents who had given her up for adoption as a child. She believes her parents worked for a traveling carnival.
Also, reports include a viewer tip leading to the arrest of a burglary suspect in Santa Fe, N.M. and a man's search for a friend.
The Unexplained: Tina Resch was adopted as a young girl by Joan and John Resch who lived in Columbus, Ohio. When she was 14-years old, Tina began exhibiting bizarre telekinetic abilities, or in other words the power to move things with her mind.
Robbery: Profiles of robbers dubbed the "Milk Carton Bandit" and the "Grandpa Bandit"
Lost Loves: A New York woman "Miriam" is searching for the foster parents who cared for her briefly during her childhood which she recalled in a series of horrifying flashbacks.
The Unexplained: The saga of a US Navy blimp that landed in a Daly City, California street without a crew in 1942.
Wanted: Reggie DePalma, a 12-year veteran of the Danbury, Connecticut fire department is wanted by authorities. In 1978, he organized the Explorer Scouts, a group of young girls and boys who were trained in life saving techniques. DePalma soon became accused of sexually assaulting female members of the Scouts.
Final Appeal: Michael Lloyd Self, a gas station attendant was convicted of the murder two young girls, Sharon Shaw and Renee Johnson in Texas in 1971. Self claims that he is innocent and that he became the victim of two police officers who railroaded him.moreless
Missing Persons: The unsolved 1991 Oregon disappearance of 2 year-old Tommy Gibson. His father, Larry, a police officer, is a prime suspect. Gibson claims his son may have been abducted from the front yard of his home.
Updates: Clues about the identity of an amnesiac nicknamed "Tyler" really Arthur Paul Beal, who was found wandering in the Nevada desert who has now been reunited with his family.
Wanted: Annette Schappacher got a job at a grocery store and quickly began a romance with the store butcher, Jim Burnside. Despite Burnside being 28-years her senior, Annette and Burnside quickly married which soon turned into domestic abuse. Later, in 1988, Burnside stabbed her to death.
Lost Loves: Jeff Fisher's search for the mentor and father figure he befriended through "Big Brothers of America" twenty years ago.
Special Alert: On September 12, 1991, Garry Gibson was shot in the parking lot of a Los Angeles motel. One of the killers has been apprehended. Two others are still at large.moreless
Updates: The arrest of Charles Mulet, a former Louisiana cop accused of molesting six young girls.
Lost Loves: Vietnam vet Jim Meade is searching for a kind nurse named Betty Stevens who helped him recover after he sustained severe injuries in battle.
The Unexplained: A report on the alleged 1947 crash of a UFO in Roswell, New Mexico. A nearby farmer apparantly ran across the crash site and led authorities to the site. Later, the United States government apparently covered up the incident.
Missing Persons: The unsolved 1988 New Mexico disappearances of 19 year-old Tara Calico, and 9 year-old Michael Henley. The recent discovery of an eerie Polaroid photograph in Florida seems to indicate they were abducted, and are being held against their will.moreless
Missing Persons: A report on a missing 4-year-old Tennessee girl, Marlena Childress, who has reportedly been seen since her alleged 1987 death, despite her mother confessing to killing her.
Repeat segments include:
Unexplained Death: Heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston was found dead of a heroin overdose in his home in 1971. His death was ruled an accident. His family and colleagues believe he was murdered. (Aired: November 22, 1989)
Fraud: Businesswoman Gertrude Pruitt, a grandmotherly southern belle, vanishes with 3 million dollars stolen from clients who invested money in her fraudulent upholstery company. (Aired: March 21, 1990) Includes update.
Lost Loves: Irvin Freeman's search for the foster daughter he hasn't seen since 1943. (Aired: April 25, 1990)moreless
Missing Persons: The unsolved 1981 disappearance of a Toledo, Ohio legal secretary, Cindy Anderson. In the year prior, Cindy was plagued by bizarre and violent dreams that may have foretold her fate.
Wanted: Jimmy Aprile's search for his missing kids who were abducted by his wife Melvine. She also stole about two million dollars from his bank account.
Unexplained Death: The search for the shooter of 3 ATV riders killed on Signal Mountain in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1988.
The Unexplained: Church choir members who claim their lives were spared from an explosion by divine intervention.
Special Alert: The manhunt for an alleged armed robber and killer on the FBI's Most Wanted list.moreless
Missing Persons: In 1973, at the end of the Vietnam War, Sgt. Peter Cressman and seven other men boarded a surveillance plane code named "Baron 52." The plane was later shot down over Laos and only the remains of the co-pilot were found. The relatives of the men believe that they may have survived and that the U.S. government may have covered the incident up.
Special Alert: Authorities in Canada are searching for David O'Neil, the murderer of police officer, Scott Rossiter.
Updates: Mary Carter meets the family of her twin sister, Martha whom she had been separated from as an infant.
Wanted: After a whirlwind romance, Paul Stamper of King Fisher, Oklahoma, was unwilling to accept that his marriage to his wife, Theresa was over. After months of stalking and harassment, Stamper opened fire on his ex-wife and her new boyfriend.
Fraud: Josephine White an expert con-woman and master at the "pigeon drop" has defrauded over 100 elderly men and women since 1963. White was seen throughout Massachusetts with an accomplice engineering the "pigeon drop."moreless
Missing Persons: The May 1994 discovery of a dismembered human skeleton in a yard in San Marino, California rekindles an investigation into the unsolved 1985 disappearances of John and Linda Sous, who vanished while allegedly on a secret mission for the U.S. government.
Legends: Allegations that the wreckage of a World War II era U.S. Navy submarine exists off the coast of San Francisco, and the possibility that it may have been sunk accidentally by U.S. forces.
Unexplained Death: The unusual 1988 shooting death of Police Captain Michael O'Mara of the Cook County, Illinois Sheriff's Office. His death was ruled a suicide. His family believes he was murdered.
Updates: Terri Christie Derby has been reunited with her deceased biological mother's family.
Lost Loves: Joe Dillahunty and Mary Smith are searching for their brothers and sisters whom they lost contact with after their family was cruelly split apart by adoption in 1948.
Fugitive Hotline: Tyrone Walter Theiss is wanted for the murder of three; Shannon Smith is wanted for child molestation.
Unexplained Death: The search for Joe Owens, a Seattle man who murdered his wife, buried her in the backyard, and then called his nephew to explain that he was going to kill himself.
Missing Persons: The police would like to give a cash reward to a man who phoned in a tip that led to the capture of the "Night Stalker" killer.
Lost Loves: A Georgia woman's quest to locate the person who protected her from child abuse.
Wanted: Dale Hyde became involved with a woman in Corpus Christi and moved in with her and her three sons. Later, Hyde attempted to strangle one of her sons. Authorities are searching for him.
Update: The abducted Baskin children have been spotted.moreless
The Unexplained: An Atlanta psychologist's investigation into the phenomenon of dreams that reportedly come true. Three individuals are profiled who claim they have experienced psychic dreams.
Wanted: In New Orleans, a serial killer seems to be on the loose, killing prostitutes and dumping them in areas where they can easily be found.
Lost Loves: James Vernon is searching for "Libby" a hotline counselor who helped him through battling a heroin addiction.
Fraud: The hunt for conman JD Method who's bilked at least 17 women.moreless
Special Live Edition: This 90-minute special was broadcast live from the telecenter. Viewers are encouraged to call in with tips as the cases are profiled.
Case #1 Wanted: Accused kidnapper and rapist Robert Gerald Watson has escaped from a Tennessee jail.
Case #2 Lost Loves: Debbie Snyder Kail is searching for her long lost twin sister Cathy Marie Ferner, whom she has not seen since 1951.
Case #3 Wanted: 2 year-old Windy Korioth was abducted by her father, William Korioth.
Case #4 Lost Loves: Judi Davis Dymond is searching for childhood friend Becky Terry. As a child, Judi was stricken with polio. Becky met Judy in junior high and befriended her despite Judi's obvious disabilities. (Solved on air).
Case #5 Lost Loves: Deborah Hurley is looking for her three daughters: Kimberly, Katie and Kelly.
Case #6 Lost Loves: Gay Lee MacMaster is searching for her mother, Connie Jo Hamilton.
Case #7 Wanted: Camela Harman is searching for her 11 year-old son John, who was abducted by his grandmother in 1990.
Case #8 Wanted: Cozette Hansen was abducted in 1991 by her father, Michael James Hansen.
Case #9 Wanted: Susan Roberts is wanted for abducting her sons Ronald and Aaron Roberts. (Solved).
Case #10 Wanted: In Redwood City, Cal., Gilbert Ortiz drinks a poisoned milk shake. His wife, Elizabeth Fuentes Ortiz, has fled and taken their 2 year-old son, Jonathan, with her.
Case #11 Wanted: Joseph Arthur Rodia is wanted for possession of child pornography.
Case #12 Wanted: Kenneth E. Dickerson is wanted for stabbing his girlfriend to death.
Update: A report on the capture of accused child molester Phillip Anthony Moore.moreless
The Unexplained: A South Carolina family who claims their home was spared from Hurricane Hugo after an encounter with a friendly ghost. The legend of the ghost, known as "The Grey Man" began in 1822 when a young man drowned and now his spirit haunts the coastline warning people of oncoming storms and hurricanes.
Missing Persons: The hunt for 29 year-old David Stone, a stock market analyst from California who later became involved in a New Age movement. Stone later vanished in the El Paso desert in 1988 and was last seen wandering through the desert claiming to be "looking for the beast".
The Unexplained: A psychic named "Katie" claims she is gifted with paranormal abilities, which includes sweating gold, crying diamonds and strange trances where she speaks different languages.
Updates: The reincarnation story of Georgia Rudolph has had a surpise update where a man has come forward claiming to have also been reincarnated.
Updates: Kenneth Robert Stanton has been captured.moreless
Lost Heirs: The hunt for the heirs of Katherine Bennett, a Portland, Oregon eccentric and recluse who died in 1990 leaving behind an estate valued at $125,000.
Wanted: Texas millionaire and bodybuilder Richard Minns is wanted for hiring two hitmen to kill his girlfriend, Barbara Patrovsky, in 1980. The shooting has left her paralyzed from the waist down.
Updates: Alex Cooper, a British Columbia senior who has been missing since 1987, has been reunited with his family.
Special Alert: Patricia Rose's desperate search for her 9 month old son who was abducted by his father, Sergio Farina. The baby is suffering from a thyroid condition, and may die if he does not receive medical treatment soon.moreless
"Mysteries of the Afterlife"
The Unexplained: While speaking on the phone during a severe thunderstorm, a bolt of lightning traveled through the phone lines and electrocuted Dannion Brinkley who was declared legally dead but actually began a near death experience. He was later revived and recollects his experience and demonstrates his new found psychic abilities.
The Unexplained: Jeanne Walker had a daughter named Karen who in her teens dated a man named Jim Alvarado. In 1969, Karen was diagnosed with a fatal form of cancer. After her death, Karen apparantly returned from the grave to visit her loved ones.
The Unexplained: A young girl named Heidi Wyrick seems to have an incredible power, the ability to contact the dead. She claims to have encountered the ghosts of long dead residents who once lived in her neighborhood.
The Unexplained: Lynne Plaskett claims to have had a strange encounter with a UFO. Following her experience, her cancer strangly went into remission.
Unexplained Death: Kristie Gunderson Lee is found dead and her husband, Jeffrey Lee's mother and stepfather are questioned for having something to do with it.
Updates: Trent Steven Fouts is captured after killing a young boy.
Lost Loves: Virginia Burns is searching for her long lost half-sister. Includes update.
Wanted: Don Richard Davis Jr. is suspected of raping two Texas A&M students. One the victims identifies him after seeing him working at a supermarket.
The Unexplained: Carolyn Reynolds, an expert in astrology explores a possible link between serial killers and the astrological charts.
Mysterious Legends: A report on the possibility that the infamous butcher of Kingsbury Run was also responsible for the 1947 Black Dahlia murder.
Lost Loves: Brenda Merrill Miller's search for two long lost brothers and a sister.
The Unexplained: A psychic in England who claims to have made contact with the spirit of a sheriff from the old west.
Missing Persons: Judy Olive is desperately searching for her son Alexander, who was abducted by his biological father, the leader of a bizarre cult.
Final Appeal: After a boating trip with her husband, Debbie Race's body was found on the shore of Lake Superior. Her husband, Larry Race was later accused of deliberately allowing his wife to freeze to death in the waters of Lake Superior and was convicted of murder and received a life sentence. Race claims that he is innocent of this crime and that he did not intend for his wife to die.
Updates: Jim Burnside has been captured after the 1988 stabbing death of his wife, Annette Schappacher.
Special Alert: On November 12, 1991, just outside of Walter, Oklahoma, a hunter heard the cries of a woman giving birth. The hunter witnessed the woman's male companion beat the newborn to death.
Missing Persons: Pat Farmer who lived in Hobbs, New Mexico, reportedly kidnapped her 4-year-old grandson, Jared while she was babysitting him for his mother Ladonna Morrow. Apparently Farmer was not pleased that her daughter was getting a divorce and concocted a bizarre scheme that included exposing Jared to Satanism and allegations of sexual abuse.
Lost Loves: Two Ojibwa sisters from Manitoba, Canada are searching for Helen Rose, their estranged sister who went off to serve in the military and never returned.moreless
Lost Loves: Geoffrey Harding's search for his long lost brother who was abducted from his parent's home by two unidentified teenage girls in 1944.
Wanted: The FBI dragnet for the mastermind, Pedro Uribe behind a suburban New Jersey cocaine and money-laundering ring.
Missing Persons: Meth manufacturer Elmer Locker Jr. jumped bail after convincing family to post his bond. If he is not located soon, his family may lose their home.
Fraud: The "sweetheart swindler", a con man who steals women's hearts, and their money.
Wanted: The search for two teenagers whose bloody killing spree in the fall of 1988 spanned three states and claimed four victims.
Updates: The bank robber known as "Fumbles" has been captured.moreless
Missing Persons: Philip "Taylor" Kramer, a bass player for Iron Butterfly, mysteriously disappeared while in the midst of doing multimedia research. Eyewitnesses reported seeing him following the disappearance.
Updates: Christine Reinhard is reunited with her missing husband who had been suffering from amnesia.
Lost Loves: Following the stabbing death of their mother, siblings are seperated and now Sherryl Borkowski is searching for a missing sister.
Sci-Med: An investigation into the mysterious healing methods that a therapist, Linda Tellington-Jones uses to try to heal animals.
The Unexplained: A look at voodoo and the healing powers that it has. Two doctors try to use voodoo to heal a dying man.
Missing Persons: The disappearance of Tim Molnar, who in 1984 simply drove away from his home and never returned.
The Unexplained: The saga of Resurrection Mary, a hitchhiking ghost who has plagued Chicago cab drivers.
Updates: Colleen Frangione is reunited with the two men who pulled her to safety after a 1978 car crash.
Missing Persons: Clarissa Edon is searching for her daughter, Selena Edon, who vanished in the aftermath of a 1989 motorcycle accident. Her family believes she may be suffering from amnesia.
Wanted: Victor Manuel Gerena is wanted for the $7 million armored car heist in Connecticut in 1983 and it is believed that Gerena is part of a Puerto Rican terrorist group.
Lost Loves: Xuan Van Nguyen is searching for his daughter, Kimberly Lofton.
Mysterious Legends: The examination of a new angle in the 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy and the idea that Sirhan Sirhan may not have worked alone.
Repeat segments include:
Lost Loves: Bill Purinton searches for his sister, Jackie, who was lost when his family was split apart by adoption. (Aired: February 1, 1989)
Missing Persons: Theories abound that Elizabeth Campbell, a Texas A&M student missing since 1988, may have been abducted and forced into prostitution. (Aired: November 22, 1989)
Updates: Infant Avery James Norris had been kidnapped from the hospital by a woman posing as a nurse. His kidnapper has now been captured and he has been reunited with his parents. (Aired December 13, 1989)moreless
Unexplained Death: The mysterious death of Brandon Lee triggers a look into a possible curse that has surrounded the Lee family that took Brandon's father Bruce Lee and his brother.
Updates: A woman in New Orleans, who has amnesia and thinks her name was Gigi has been identified as Belinda Lynn.
Missing Persons: Harris Todd, who has been haunted my nightmares, is searching for his missing infant daughter, Savannah who was kidnapped by her mother Dorothy Lee Barnett.
Wanted: Tony Castro, a California fugitive has been on the run for authorities. Castro is the prime suspect in the murder of Mike Fadeff, an elderly Washington man.
The Unexplained: Joe O'Brien has bizarre psychic dreams after discovering that a friend of his had been captured during the Gulf War.
Unexplained Death: Arnold Archambeau, Ruby Bruguier and Tracy Dion were driving and their car overturned on a wintery night. Arshambeau and Bruguier later vanished while Dion survived. Authorities searched for the two bodies but found nothing. During the spring thaw, their bodies were later found at the same spot of the accident. Their families believe foul play may have been involved.
Also: repeat segments include video footage of reported UFO sightings over Mexico City in 1991.
Legends: An investigation into the possibility of a Egyptian curse that was apparantly released in 1922 when Howard Carter uncovered the lost tomb of King Tut. Since his tomb has been opened, death and illness has plagued those who were involved.
Updates: Sam Wadkey has been captured in connection with a grocery store robbery.
Wanted: Harvey McCloud of cab driver in Modesto, California, is taken hostage by a man who turns him into a human timebomb and orders him to rob a bank.
Wanted: Sarah Powell awakens to find herself bound and suffering from a case of amnesia. Powell had apparantly become the victim of a home invasion in 1993 and is struggling to remember details from the attack.
Unexplained Death: An investigation into the 1995 derailment of an Amtrack train in the Arizona desert which strangely echoes a 1939 derailment in Nevada.
Wanted: Dr. Michael Swango, a worker in the medical profession is accused of poisoning his patients and co-workers.
Fraud: An investigation into a Pennsylvania mail fraud case that was headed by a man named Manny Moreno.
Sci-Med: Tami Carroll goes into labor in Indiana and the doctors struggle to revive the newborn who undergoes a miraculous recovery.
Lost Loves: The Dover family of Atlanta who in 1983, were vacationing in Mexico, were involved in a near fatal car accident and were rescued by two unknown "guardian angels."
Lost Loves: A 1930's case involving a baby left in a hatbox along an Arizona road on Christmas Eve. Now Sharon Elliot is looking for her natural parents.
Final Appeal: A Chicago physician, Dr. John Branion's final appeal over the 1967 death of his wife Donna. Branion is serving a prison term and proclaims his innocence.
Lost Loves: Joseph Schambier, a telephone Santa, is involved in a40-year search for his own child.moreless
Updates: The Chevy Chase Bandit has been captured and Louis Carlucci has been recaptured.
Mysterious Legends: The last flight of Rudolf Hess, and speculation on the possibility that a double served his prison sentence.
Amnesia: The bizarre disappearance of Patricia Meehan, who literally walked away from a car accident in the spring of 1989. Her family believes she is still alive and may be suffering from amnesia.
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1988 Arlington, Virginia murder of 24 year-old Veronica Jefferson, who was last seen conversing with an unidentified man at a supermarket.
Updates: An accessory to Gary Magno's fraud has been captured. Separated as children, missing siblings to Robert Pearce, John Reiger and Celia Wangler have been reunited.moreless
Miracles: In 1980, Jean Hilliard Vig slipped in a ditch in sub zero temperatures as she attempted to walk to a friends house she collapsed and literally became a human ice cube yet somehow survived the ordeal.
Unexplained Death: While working for Northwest Airlines in Boston, Su Taraskiewicz suffers a never ending torrent of sexual harassment from co-workers and is later found stuffed in the trunk of her car in 1992. She had been beaten and stabbed.
Updates: Michelle Neal-Arkin is reunited with her birth mother.
Wanted: Albert Leon Fletcher in 1993 broke into a home with some friends which began a night of crime which involved the murder of a man in his car.
The Unexplained: A look at the bond that seems to exist between twins and a focus on rock legend Elvis Presley and his twin brother, Jesse who had died when he was an infant.
Updates: Richard Ford a California burgler has been captured.
The Unexplained: Jill Jenson a former model who became addicted to cocaine and Rita Klaus, a mother of three who suffered from multiple sclerosis experienced miraculous healing after visiting a small village in Yugoslavia known as Medjugorje. People take pilgrimages to the church at Medjugorje to meet with visionaries, six young people who claim to be able to speak to the Virgin Mary.
Missing Persons: Lee Young, a bank fraud investigator from Scottsdale, Arizona, disappeared in 1990 and his car was later found engulfed in flames in the Arizona desert. Before his disappearance, Young had suspected that his bank was being used for money laundering by a drug cartel. His body has not yet been found.
Missing Persons: Levia Molinari and Arthur Karopoulos met and began a relationship while living in San Francisco. They later had a son together, named Nicholas whom Levia later kidnapped. Now, Arthur believes that she has fled with Nicholas and they are living together in a fundamentalist sect.
Wanted: Angela Hammond of Clinton, Missouri, called her boyfriend, Rob Shafer, late one night on a pay phone. As she spoke on the pay phone, she became aware of a mysterious stranger who abducted her and sped off into the night. Authorities believe the man may be responsible for other Missouri disappearances.moreless
Unexplained Death: The unusual 1992 shooting of Military police officer Chad Langford. The army concluded he committed suicide. His family thinks he was killed in the line of duty.
Updates: The 150th case solved: Tony Miller has been released after a prosecution witness calls the telecenter which results in the 150th case Unsolved Mysteries has helped solve.
Missing Persons: Scott Hill was a wealthy man who seemingly had everything. Then, one day he vanished leaving his family only a note stating that it was due to financial problems, unaware that he is an heir to $750,000.
Unexplained Death: Newel Sessions opened an old foot locker that had once belonged to an old timer named "Gabby" only to discover a human skeleton. X-Rays later confirmed that the person was a man who had been shot in the head.
Unexplained Death: Vickie Mahrling searches to prove that her brother Leroy, who seemingly died in a 1968 car accident, really had been murdered.
Updates: Johnny Lee Wilson, who is mentally handicapped, was convicted for the arson related death of an elderly woman has now been released.
Lost Loves: David Kempton is searching for his long lost daughter whom he had been seperated from when his marriage fell apart and his ex-wife took custody.
Missing Persons: Bonnie Haim disappeared and her husband Michael is accused of having something to do with her disappearance.
The Unexplained: An exploration of the spiritual activity that has occurred in an area northeast of San Antonio called The Devil's Backbone.
Host Robert Stack details unsolved crimes including:
The Unexplained: Hoping for some new leads, Hagerstown, Maryland police detectives bring Dorothy Allison to the scene of an unsolved homicide.
Update: Jerry Strickland & Missy Munday have been captured.
Wanted: An Iowa credit union employee Steve Hadley disappeared with more than $1 million in untraceable bills.
Lost Loves: The 1986 discovery of a bag of letters written by servicemen in WWII that are still waiting to be delivered 40 years after the war's end.moreless
Missing Persons: A spiritual leader, Teri Hoffman, is at the center of a string of murders. A respected Chicago college instructor, Charles Southern has disappeared after becoming involved in Hoffman's religious sect.
The Unexplained: The authorities use of a bloodhound named Yogi, to track missing persons.
Reports on the search for an alleged con man who preys on girlfriends and grandmothers; the phenomena of the Nazca Lines of Peru, gigantic drawings purportedly made by aliens 2000 years ago; a building designer's disappearance.
Unexplained Death: Zel Loseff the mother of Ted Loseff, a wealthy surgeon who died under strange circumstances in 1974 is convinced that her son was murdered as part of a conspiracy involving Ted's wife, Wilda.
Treasure: Wally Spencer believes he has found a long lost underground water bed under the Nevada deserts, but he refuses to cite it's location, fearing people may try to steal his claim.
Updates: Franklin Perkins is arrested for the murder of Lee Selwyn.
Lost Loves: Mechelle Borel is searching for her adopted brother whom she last saw when she was a young girl in Austria.
Wanted: The dragnet for David Gordon Smith, the convicted killer of police Chief J.B. Hamby, who escaped from an Oklahoma State Penitentiary in 1985.
Lost Loves: Frances Sherwood is searching for her son, Clifford, who disappeared in 1954 under mysterious circumstances. She believes her estranged husband, Tex was involved.
Unexplained Death: The unusual death of Texas millionaire and oilman Ed Baker. Theories abound that Baker was killed, committed suicide, or may still be alive.
Updates: A woman finds her twin siblings.
Special Alert: Philip Anthony Moore is wanted for child molestation.moreless
Wanted: Roberto Rameriz, a California drug dealer was at the center of drug sting by California investigators who opened fire on officers and is now on the run.
Lost Loves: The 1963 death of a single mother leads to her children being seperated. Tina Lamerda Shiets is now searching for her missing siblings.
Legends: A rare white calf is born on a farm in Janesville, Wisconsin which has brought to the surface an old Indian legend.
Unexplained Death: The unexplained 1959 death of television star, George Reeves, who played Superman in The Adventures of Superman, which presents different theories including suicide and possibly murder.
Wanted: A New York woman named Deidre is raped by a repairman named David Gause in 1992.
Also: the arrests of two fugitives in Salt Lake City.
Wanted: A man robbed a bank and was later captured. He gave his name as Jose Antonio Gonzalez but authorities soon found that couldn't be his name. He refuses to reveal his true identity and two mystery women have vanished who may be able to help.
Updates: Viewer tips leading to a man's reunion with his family.
The Unexplained: A pilot, Frederick Valentich, disappears while flying between Australia and Tasmania in 1978 after encountering a strange light source some believe was a UFO.
Unexplained Death: Larry Williams seeks to prove that his son, Danny's death in Galesberg, IL in 1991 was not a suicide but rather it was murder.
Wanted: The search for a car thief who shot and paralyzed Rohrey Wychgel in 1991.
Unexplained Death: Rhonda Hinson was shot in her car shortly after a Christmas party in 1981 and the authorities in North Carolina are seeking suspects in her death.
Fraud: A mother-daughter psychic team, Lena Wilson and Ann Correcelli, stationed in Peoria, IL, has bilked unsuspecting people out of money.
Lost Heirs: Heirs are sought for Howard Drummond, a reclusive elderly man who stayed at a Michigan YMCA left a fortune of $250,000.
Updates: William Eugene Hilliard, a con-man who allegedly defrauded members of a Florida nudist camp has been captured.
Sci-Med: Don Hamilton is accidentally shot while hunting with friends. He later experiences a miraculous recovery.moreless
The Unexplained: The Comedy Store, a Sunset Strip comedy club that has hosted some of Hollywood's funniest comedians, seems to be inhabited by ghosts.
Lost Loves: Wendy Radcliffe is searching for an unknown woman who was there for her in the hospital when her grandmother died.
Updates: Fritz Vincken is reunited with a soldier that he had first met in 1944 during World War II.
Wanted: A New York rapist has been prowling secluded trails and bike paths, leaving behind eight victims, one of which died as a result.
Unexplained Death: In 1986, Keith Warren was found dead hanging from a tree in a wooded area behind his home. Authorities rule his death a suicide but his mother is convinced he was murdered.
Reports concern a Iowa woman's success in locating two of her three siblings.
Wanted: T.K. Hardy's bitter rivalry with fellow restaurateur, John Mooney turns ugly when Mooney is accused of hiring a hitman to kill Hardy.
Fraud: Liz Carmichael is wanted for bilking investors out of millions with a fake automobile prototype called a Dale.
Updates: A suspect has been captured in connection with the bizarre abduction of Annie Laurie Hearin.
Unexplained Death: Tim McClure is the prime suspect in the murder of his mother, who was found shot to death in her car in a casino parking lot.
Missing Persons: Charles Wickman was arrested and drug-releated charges were filed against him. His sister put up the bail and he has since vanished.moreless
Lost Loves: A Hungarian family's search for an American soldier who befriended them during the Christmas season during World War II.
Updates: The two individuals who were responsible for the Lancaster extortion letters have been captured. Also, Steve Cox has been captured.
Missing Persons: The search for Matthew Chase, 22 year-old who disappeared while using an ATM late at night in Los Angeles. An ATM camera captured Chase and an unknown man while making a transaction.
Unexplained Death: 33-year-old Marilu Geri was shot to death in her home on Valentine's Day in 1986. Her family believes that Geri's husband Stephen was responsible for the murder in an attempt to collect the proceeds from her estate.
Lost Loves: Dolores Valadez searches for the truth behind her strange past which involves her as a baby being left on a doorstep in a suitcase.moreless
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1988 murder of 18 year-old Lisa Marie Kimmel. Witnesses claim to have seen Kimmel in the days after her disappearance and death.
Treasure: The saga of the infamous "Lost Dutchman's Mine" in Arizona.
Missing Persons: Thomas Hotard was found shot to death in his car which had been parked on a lovers lane at the edge of Lake Ponchatrain in Louisiana in 1956. The day before, Hotard had been seen with Audrey Moate who mysteriously vanished that same day. Some believe she may still be alive others believe her body may be at the bottom of the lake.moreless
Unexplained Death: Speculation that the unsolved 1988 shooting of race car driver Mickey Thompson, and his wife Trudy, may have been a contract hit.
Wanted: A profile of a clever Santa Barbara, California bank robber who super glued the teller's alarm buttons, and made off with nearly $140,000 in cash in the fall of 1987.
Mysterious Legends: Bigfoot sightings in Pike's Peak, Colorado.
Lost Heirs: The search for the heirs of George J. Stein. Stein left behind $106,000 in various bank accounts throughout the Midwest.
Unexplained Death: The dragnet for the killers of 16 year-old Joyce McClain, murdered in 1980, in East Millinocket, Maine.moreless
Unexplained Death: An investigation into the infamous Son of Sam shootings that occurred throughout New York City during the summer of 1977. This segment probes the possibility that David Berkowitz did not act alone. Part 1 of 2.
Lost Heirs: Walter "Curly" Green was an Omaha, Nebraska man who died of a heart attack in 1978. Green left behind a large fortune of over two hundred thousand dollars and currently his fortune has been unclaimed.
Unexplained Death: Harold and Thelma Swain were shot and killed by a mysterious stranger in the Rising Daughters Baptist Church in Waverly, Georgia in 1985. A member of a bible group encountered the killer, who may have dropped a pair of glasses at the scene.
Wanted: A roll call of bank robbers including: The Chevy Chase Bandit, John William Farr, The Shotgun Bandit and The Shopping Bag Bandits.moreless
Wanted: Charlie Sigmin of Blythville, Arkansas was shot to death in the Missouri home of his ex-wife's boyfriend in 1986. Sigmin's ex-wife, Anne, claims the shooting was in self defense. However, she and her boyfriend have since disappeared.
Updates: New information on the deaths of Don Henry and Kevin Ives as well as an update on the search for Steven Cox, wanted for stealing investors money.
The Unexplained: A report on the phenomena of "missing time" and the stories of two people, a US Air Force officer, and a dance instructor, who claim they were abducted and experimented on by extraterrestrials.
Missing Persons: Rogest Cain an elderly man disappeared from his Los Angeles home and since there have been reported sightings around the area, including finding his car with many of his belongings.moreless
The Unexplained: David Morehouse claims to have been a "psychic spy" as part of the United States government's Stargate program.
Updates: Andre Wilson wanted for a gas station robbery and murder of an attendant has been captured.
Updates: Shawn Moore has been reunited with his brother.
Wanted: Maria Rosa Hernandez, a live-in nanny is wanted for questioning in the assult of a 4-year old girl whom she had been caring for as well as a 17-month old boy who also may have been abused by Hernandez.
Sci-Med: With the cloning of the sheep, Dolly, this segment explores the possibility of cloning humans and possibly bringing people back from the grave.
Also, a counterfeiter's family helps law enforcement; fugitive child-molesting cop.
Missing Persons: Christi Nichols, a housewife and young mother who lived in Nebraska disappeared around Christmas time in 1987. Rumors have surfaced that her husband, Mark Nichols, may have been responsible for her disappearance.
Updates: The fate of Gail Delano is revealed. Apparently she had staged her disappearance and later committed suicide in a hotel room.
Wanted: This segment investigates an escape at California's San Quentin prison where an inmate named Mark Adams, a convicted murderer escaped in 1986. Authorities speculate on how Adams may have escaped.
Fraud: Steven Cox, a businessman from Medford, Oregon, apparently vanished with investors money.
Unexplained Death: Barbara Jean Horn was a 4-year old girl who lived in Philadelphia. During the summer of 1988, Horn disappeared and was later found stuffed inside a TV box. Eyewitnesses helped in creating a sketch of the suspect.moreless
Wanted: The discovery of bizarre letters in a shopping mall indicating that Mikki Jo West, a missing 19 year-old from Missouri, has been killed.
Updates: Dave Davis has been captured.
Lost Loves: A report on New York "orphan train" passengers who are searching for their missing siblings.
Missing Persons: The vicious 1985 abduction of a newborn at gunpoint outside a New York hospital. Also, brief reports on two other missing babies.
Unexplained Death: The senseless slaughter of wild horses in Nevada.
Fraud: Robert Leeds is wanted for art fraud and since going on the run has contacted police trying to proclaim his innocence. Also, a roll call of other missing art treasures.moreless
Fraud: The 1981 shipwreck of the a sailboat called the Freedom 2 off the coast of Tahiti is exposed as a clever insurance scam created by two con men named Bob Dozier and Jeff Russell.
Updates: Jaclyn Edmunds a member of "The Rolex Robbers" has been captured.
Lost Loves: The search by a British woman, Janet Parker O'Regan, now 45, for her American military-officer father.
Unexplained Death: Part 2 of an investigation into the infamous Son of Sam shootings that occurred throughout New York City during the summer of 1977. This segment probes the possibility that David Berkowitz did not act alone and that he was part of a Satanic cult. Part 2 of two.
Missing Persons: The 1988 abduction of Annie Laurie Hearin, the wife of wealthy Jackson, Mississippi businessman Robert Hearin. Her husband complied with the kidnapper's demands, but she has yet to be returned.moreless
Special Report: The saga of Clarence Anglin, John Anglin, and Frank Morris, three inmates who planned and executed a daring water escape from the prison in 1962. Did they survive? For the purpose of the broadcast, UM contracted a team of professional rafters, and a tri-athlete to attempt the dangerous swim to shore.
Also included are profiles of famous Alcatraz "residents" Al Capone, and Robert Stroud a.k.a. "The Birdman of Alcatraz".
Wanted: Two bank robbers, Louis Bourgeois, and Jean-Marie Gagnon had been convicted of a 1977 Massachusetts bank robbery. The duo were incarcerated in Boston and later called to testify in a case in Illinois, however on the way back, they escaped from a police transport vehicle in 1985, during a traffic jam.moreless
Missing Persons: The 1986 disappearance of 14 year-old Jeremy Bright, who was last seen at an Oregon carnival. Rumors abound that Bright may have been shot by bullies who used him as a human target.
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1988 shooting of Officer John Martin of the Lee County, Virginia Sheriff's Department.
Lost Heirs: The lost heirs of prospector Dan Willans could stand to inherit nearly 3 million dollars.
Wanted: Businessman Leo Koury is on the FBI's ten most wanted list for murder, attempted murder, extortion, assault, racketeering, fraud, and arson.
Wanted: The 1988 abduction of 9 year-old Michaela Garecht from an Oakland, California shopping mall.
Missing Persons: A report on a shrimp boat, sailed by Red Dixon and his children, lost off the Oregon coast in 1986.moreless
Robert Stack hosts this fourth edition of the program that uses interviews with witnesses and reenactments to examine real-life mysteries.
Wanted: Dave Davis is wanted for the 1980 murder of his wife, Shannon Mohr. Police speculate he killed her for the insurance money.
Unexplained Death: Housewife Aileen Conway was found dead in a burning car on a desolate country road in Oklahoma in the spring of 1986. Her husband, Pat, wants to know the truth behind her unusual death.
Mysterious Legends: The saga of Glen and Bessy Hyde, two newlyweds who vanished on a river rafting trip in the Grand Canyon in 1928.
Missing Persons: The unsolved 1985 disappearance of Dottie Caylor, an Oakland, California housewife suffering from agoraphobia. Her husband, Jule, is a suspect.moreless
Unexplained Death: New York liquor store owner Stanley Gryziec is murdered in his home by two masked intruders. His family speculates he may have known too much about unsavory activities taking place at a local bar formerly owned by his deceased brother.
Updates: A suspect in the disappearance of Ed Barbara has been found and it has been revealed that Barbara has passed away.
Wanted: The dragnet for Kevin Poulsen, a computer hacker who went by the nickname, Dark Dante, who allegedly penetrated government computers and phone lines.
Lost Loves: Laharriet Wade searches for a childhood friend whom she met at a children's hospital in 1969.
Wanted: Police search for the identity of a man who confessed to a murder on a live radio broadcast. *In a later episode: it is revealed that this was a hoax.*moreless
Treasure: The legend of a treasure buried beneath mountains in New Mexico that was allegedly discovered in 1937, and later confiscated by the U.S. government.
Missing Persons: The search for Keri Lynn Nixon, a New York teenager who mysteriously vanished in 1987 during a trip to the local grocery store. A woman claims to have encountered Keri in South Carolina.
Wanted: A segment exploring the messy divorce of a North Carolina doctor named David Rhodes who has been on the run after picking up his children for a visitation and never bringing them back.moreless
Wanted: Sally Gerrity thought she met the man of her dreams in Sal Guardado in February of 1985 in San Francisco. However Sal's dark side emerged when Sally and him moved in with her aunt which resulted with Sal strangling Sally and attempting to murder her aunt.
Also, an update on a man's search for his missing sister. Included in repeat reports: the search for the killer of a 26-year-old woman.
The Unexplained: People thoughout the world report hearing a bizarre "hum", a sonic phenomenon that has baffled scientists. This segment profiles a handful of people and their experiences with this mysterious "hum".
Unexplained Death: Molly Jordan's home in Dallas, Texas was set on fire and in the process claimed the lives of four of her grandchildren and one great grandchild. Authorities belive that drug dealers may have been involved in this case of arson.
Wanted: Robert Arcieri , a Phoenix business man accused of murder and robbery, mysteriously disappeared and apparantly drowned during a fishing trip in the Colorado River. However, some speculate that Arcieri faked his death.
Also, a woman vanishes; postal crimes.
Fraud: The search for a New Mexico man, Ed Barbara, who bilked investors in a phony gold mine.
Updates: Infant Avery James Norris had been kidnapped from the hospital by a woman posing as a nurse. His kidnapper has now been captured and he has been reunited with his parents.
Unexplained Death: The 1986 shooting of 21 year-old Rae Ann Mossor of Roanoke, Virginia. Her death was ruled a suicide, but her family suspects foul play.
Lost Loves: A report on a Georgia Tan who ran a crooked 1940s orphanage that abducted children and sold them to new parents. Several "orphans" are now searching for their biological parents.
Wanted: Donald Eugene Web is wanted for the 1980 murder of police Chief Greg Adams.moreless
Wanted: Michael St. Clair and Dennis Reese made a daring escape in 1991 from Bryan County Jail located in Durant, Oklahoma. The pair of convicts then went on a murderous crime spree that stretched across eight states. Authorities are now searching for the two criminals.
Unexplained Death: Ellen Berry was a wealthy heiress from Knoxville, Tennessee. Her caretaker, Dan Tundervold made himself indispensable to Mrs. Berry who later found that Tundervold had depleted her entire bank account and then vanished. Some believe Tundervold may have later staged his own death.
Updates: John Nellis has been reunited with his son and father whom he had lost touch with following World War II.
Lost Loves: Jim Currie is searching for his biological mother Annie Currie who he has not seen in over 40 years when his parents separated and custody of Jim was given to his father.
Missing Persons: In Florida, following a messy divorce, Kathy Alter is now searching for her son, Joey Moss who had been abducted by his father, Gerald, after school one day in 1990.
Updates: The women who bilked Yong-Son Kim have now been identified as Robin Stevens and Cheri Sizemore and a family member of Robin's urges them to turn themselves into authorities.moreless
The Unexplained: The unusual claims of a Sao Paulo, Brazil resident named Luiz Gasparetto, a psychic artist, who channels new works of art from long dead artists. Gasparetto claims to have strange connections to the spirit world since he was a young boy.
Missing Persons: The unsolved 1992 disappearance of Tara Breckenridge, a waitress who worked in adult night club in Houston, Texas. Her boyfriend, Wayne Hecker, has become a suspect in her disappearance.
Lost Loves: Fritz Vincken's search for three American soldiers with whom he spent a memorable Christmas in 1944 in Belgium during World War II.
Updates: A report on the arrest and arraignment of con man Wade Mitchell Parker.
Fraud: The dragnet for Carlos Garcia, a Virginia Beach, Virginia con man who allegedly embezzled two million dollars from his friends, neighbors, and the local church.
Updates: An update on UFO sightings in Gulf Breeze, Florida. A plastic model of a UFO has been discovered and some are now convinced the sightings were a hoax.
Wanted: A woman met a man named Dr. Kenneth Frank at a bar one evening in Bakersfield, California. Later, the woman soon began to suffer from a chest cold and the "doctor" gave her a laced drink, which resulted in her being raped. The doctor would later drug and rape another woman; he was later convicted but fled before he could serve time.
Missing Persons: Following a divorce in 1986, Dan Wilson, an electrician from Spokane, Washington suffered a mental breakdown. Later in 1988, Wilson had an outburst at work, which later led to a bizarre disappearance. His abandoned car was found along a road in Montana.
Wanted: The FBI is searching for a robbery gang suspected in calculated armored-car holdups in Minnesota and Baltimore. In each robbery, the masked gang has easily gotten away with over a billion dollars.moreless
Wanted: Criminal defense attorney Gretchen Burford was mugged and stabbed to death after making a late night deposit at an ATM. Her killer is still at large.
Repeat segments include:
The Unexplained:A report on the discovery of circles and other strange geometric shapes in corn and wheat fields in the United Kingdom. (Aired: January 31, 1990) Includes update.
Lost Loves:Patti English, a hearing impaired Ohio woman is searching for her biological father. (Aired: January 17, 1990) Includes update.
Wanted:The discovery of bizarre letters in a shopping mall indicating that Mikki Jo West, a missing 19 year-old from Missouri, has been killed. (Aired: January 25, 1989)moreless
Updates: Jimmy Aprile, Jr. has been reunited with his children and his ex-wife Melvine has been arrested.
The Unexplained: Coral Polge, a British psychic artist, seems to have the mysterious ability to draw people whom have been long dead and whom she has never seen before. A photographer named Peter Cook recounts his interesting encounter with Polge.
Final Appeal: Johnny Lee Wilson, a mentally handicapped man from Aurora, Missouri, was convicted of the 1986 murder of 79-year-old Pauline Martz. Martz had been bound and gagged and then her home had been set on fire. Wilson claims that he is innocent and that law enforcement officials coerced him into confessing.
Unexplained Death: Kenneth Nygaard was found dead, apparently of carbon monoxide poisoning, in the garage of his North Dakota home. Authorities ruled his death a suicide but his family believes a man named Curtis Heck may have been responsible for his death. Heck and Nygaard reportedly had a bar brawl on the night before his death.moreless
Wanted: A woman driving on a road in Connecticut encounters a bizarre truck driver who's game of taunting drivers turns violent when he pulls over and shoots her in the face.
The Investigators: A woman helps to reunite people with lost loves, this as a result of her own quest to find a lost love one.
Unexplained Death: Kevin Hughes' job working for country music charts in Nashville may have been the reason behind his murder.
Lost Loves: Patti English, a hearing impaired Ohio woman is searching for her biological father.moreless
Missing Persons: The 1993 disappearance and possible forced abduction of a Mason City, Iowa, TV anchorwoman, Jodi Huisentruit.
Sci-Med: An investigation into an 8-year boy named Philip Pauli, a boy who has been named a genius after exhibiting remarkable knowledge at a very young age and continues to exhibit today.
Also, repeat segments include a suspected coverup of an alleged UFO sighting in 1964 New Mexico; an insurance-scam investigation; the murder of a Dallas lawyer.
Mysterious Legends: An update on the saga of Flight 19, a squadron of five Navy bombers lost in the Bermuda Triangle in 1945. An aviation expert believes he has located the wreckage of one of the five avengers thirty miles off the Florida coast and a team attempts to bring it to the surface.
Updates: The dragnet for Kevin Poulsen, a computer hacker who went by the nickname, Dark Dante, who allegedly penetrated government computers and phone lines, has been captured.
Repeat segments include:
Final Appeal: Patricia Stallings has been convicted of the 1989 poisoning of her 3-month-old son. Stallings and her husband maintain their son died of a rare genetic disorder that now affects their second son. (Aired: May 8, 1991)
Wanted: Michael Fagan is searching for his kidnapped son, Brandon. Apparently his wife, Pat Fagan, abducted him and Fagan now fears that she may have put him up for adoption. Includes update. (Aired: March 27, 1991)moreless
The Investigators: An investigation into the high profile O.J. Simpson case. Simpson is accused of murdering his wife Nicole Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman. This segment probes the possibility of LAPD may have tampered with evidence. Both aspects of guilt and innocence for O.J. is probed with authorities and officials giving support.
Sci-Med: The ancient Chinese medical practice known as Qi Gong is profiled. The practice reportedly improves health and in some cases cures diseases. Two people are profiled that claim that they were healed with Qi Gong.
Wanted: The FBI is searching for James "Whitey" Bulger, the reputed Godfather of the Irish mafia who is wanted for crimes that he committed in South Boston where Bulger ruled with an iron fist.
Missing Persons: Lathan Williams an up and coming rapper had a baby, Le-Zhan Williams with his girlfriend Daphne Boyden. Daphne was later found murdered in her home which had been torched. Le-Zhan may have been kidnapped by two unknown girls, seen with Daphne, prior to her death.
Wanted: The dragnet for John Hawkins, the mastermind behind a clever life insurance scam in which a man was killed, and his identity stolen.
Wanted: The desperate search for David Harry Fisher, a fugitive convicted of the rape and murder of a 13 year-old girl in 1970, who has been on the run since he literally walked away from a minimum security prison in 1974.
Lost Loves: Leeanne Robinson's search for her half sister and brother.
Fraud: The 1985 disappearance of a crooked investor, Woody Kelly. Some believe he is still alive despite the fact his yacht was found adrift on Lake Michigan with no one on board.moreless
Wanted: Maria Armstrong, who suffers from paranoid schizophrenia, is wanted for questioning in the murder of her boyfriend, Ron Argenti in Mesa, Arizona.
Lost Loves: Stephan Ross, a Nazi death camp survivor, now living in Boston is looking to be reunited with the American soldier who gave him an American flag which gave him hope of survival.
Unexplained Death: Ralph Sigler, a U.S. Army intelligence officer is found dead in a Maryland hotel room and his death is ruled a suicide. His family believes he was murdered by Soviet agents.
Wanted: Charles Wilson Chester is accused of robbing a number of Maryland banks. He is also accused of murdering his wife.
Updates: Bobby Dennie has been captured after being listed on the FBI's Most Wanted List.moreless
The Investigators: Dr. Cyril Wecht, a forensic pathologist, has been succesful in determing the cause of death for many cases but has lately hit a bump in the road in trying to solve the case of Jack Davis Jr. Davis was a college student who in 1987 was found dead on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
The Unexplained: Three genealogists each encounter bizarre experiences that lead them to dead ancestors. Hank Jones, while tracing his own family tree encountered strange psychic connections. Dr. David Faux and Carol Montrose each had similar encounters.
Lost Loves: Walter Thomas who after his father passed away, opened his father's private papers and discovered a birth certificate for a younger brother named Philip, whom he never knew. He is now searching for his long lost brother.
Also, the search for a suspect accused of bilking senior citizens.
The Unexplained: Rosemary Altea as a child had strange encounters with the spirit world and now is helping other contact deceased loved ones.
Updates: Dennis Keith Smith a convicted murder has been captured.
Lost Loves: Bobbi Page Myler's one night stand led to a pregnancy. She would later give the baby boy up for adoption but is now searching for him who may have a rare genetic disease.
Unexplained Death: A Canadian man named Blair Adams is found dead in a parking lot in Tennessee in 1996. Scattered around his body was $4,000 in Canadian, German and American currency, his friends and family speculate over his bizarre death.
The Investigators: A probe into apparant "Men in Black." They reportedly appear without warning, appear in threes, speak in unison and are rumored to be aliens.
Updates: Candice and Charina Berry have been reuinted with their father.
Updates: Jeff Lynn has been reunited with his sister.
Unexplained Death: Chad Maurer, a 19-year old from Madison, Wisconsin, disappeared in May of 1990. Two days after Maurer's disappearance, his car was found abandoned in the garage of a housing complex in the South Side of Chicago. Maurer was found dead inside his car and the authorities ruled his death a suicide from carbon monoxide poisoning. His family believes drug dealers murdered him.
Lost Heirs: The search for a woman named Maureen Roberts who may have be suffering from a mental illness and may be lost among the homeless. Roberts currently stands to inherit a million dollar estate.
Fraud: Clisedia Gonzalez, a New York social worker, became one of many victims in a con game, known as "Spanish Lotto" which uses state lottery tickets which has taken in millions of dollars from victims in New York State alone. Gonzalez had been conned by a woman named Emma Figueroa.
Wanted: A roll called of people wanted for "Spanish Lotto" include: (From Chicago) Luis Herrera, Pedro Pumajero, Jose Rubio, (From Southern California) Eduwigis Escalante and Juan Carlos Pereira.
Lost Loves: Sharene Vess is searching for her lost brother who is one of her nine estranged siblings who had been separated after their father's alcoholism led to the murder of their mother.moreless
Unexplained Death: Illinois Sheriff's officer Ralph Probst is shot to death in his kitchen in 1967. His former partner continues the search for Probst's killers.
Repeat segments include:
Sci-Med: The search for the cure of an unknown illness that has stricken four members of the Smith family. (Aired: April 4, 1990)
Wanted: Dale Hyde became involved with a woman in Corpus Christi and moved in with her and her three sons. Later, Hyde attempted to strangle one of her sons. Authorities are searching for him.(Aired: February 21, 1990)
Updates: The bank robber known as "Fumbles" has been captured. (Aired: March 28, 1990)
Robbery: A report on the recent increase of "crash and dash" robberies in which brazen thieves drive cars through department store windows. (Aired: November 22, 1989)moreless
Unexplained Death: 44 year-old Vancouver pediatric nurse Cindy James is stalked and harassed for seven years until her strange death in 1989. The police feel she staged the harassment campaign herself, and that her death was either an accident, or an unusual suicide.
Wanted: Melanie Martin is wanted for child abduction. Following a bitter divorce, Martin was granted visitation rights for her three children. During one of the visits, she kidnapped her youngest, Poloma Gibson.
Mysterious Legends: A report on the possibility that Butch Cassidy was not killed in Bolivia, but escaped and began a new life as a businessman in Spokane.
Lost Loves: Aleatha Evertz's search for the brothers and sister she hasn't seen in twenty years.moreless
The Unexplained: A look at the use of therapeutic touch. Experts in the field, wave their hands just above the body to get rid of energies, allowing those in pain or ill to heal.
Robbery: A man has been robbing small town banks in Pennsylvania and before exiting he shoots out the video camera despite the fact that his image had already been captured.
Lost Loves: Mitchell Shigemoto was saved by a fellow soldier, James Pearson on the battlefields in Vietnam. Shigemoto is now searching for Pearson.
Wanted: David Viera killed his wife Alice in 1988 in New Bedford, Mass. and has been on the run ever since.
The Unexplained: Pets are reunited with their owners after being seperated and in each case to find their way, the pets have traveled over long distances. Examples include: Sue Anderson's cat, Nova and the Riesgraf family dog, Lady.
The Unexplained: A rash of lights in the sky lead some to believe they are UFO's but other believe that they are the lights of secret military aircraft.
Unexplained Death: A small town in Ohio is the location of a bizarre death of a factory worker named David Bocks who may have been killed because he knew too much about radiation contamination.
"Mysteries of the Psychic Mind"
The Unexplained: Housewife and mother Jeanine Price claims she is plagued by psychokineis - the power to move and manipulate inanimate objects with one's mind.
The Unexplained: Psychic Etta Smith is wrongly accused of murder after helping police locate the body of a missing woman.
The Unexplained: A session with James Van Praagh, a self-proclaimed psychic who claims he can communicate with the dead.
The Unexplained: Scientists seek to verify the existance of a strange sea creature named 'Caddy' which reportedly lives in the waters just off the coast of Canada.
Wanted: April Hart is searching for the person responsible for the death of her mother Sherry Hart who was pushed off a cliff in 1984 in North Carolina.
Updates: Rose Turford and Carolyn Stevens, a real life 'Thelma and Louise' team have been captured.
Missing Persons: Michael Hughes, a 7-year old boy was kidnapped in 1994 by a man, Franklin Floyd, who has been convicted for the crime but claims the boy is still alive but won't release the information as to where he is.
Wanted: An Epes, Alabama post office is targeted for a robbery in 1987 where they kidnapped the Post Master, robbed her and left her in the trunk of a car.
Lost Loves: The search for the biological mother of an infant who had been abandoned on a New York subway.
Final Appeal: Patricia Stallings has been convicted of the 1989 poisoning of her 3 month old son. Stallings and her husband maintain their son died of a rare genetic disorder that now affects their second son.
Repeat segments include:
Wanted: The FBI is searching for a robbery gang suspected in calculated armored-car holdups in Minnesota and Baltimore. (Aired: October 3, 1990)
Mysterious Legends: An investigation in the theories about Amelia Earhart's ill-fated 1937 flight and the possibility that her airplane did not sink into the Pacific. (Aired: November 7, 1990)moreless
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1984 shooting of 29 year-old Mark Groezinger of Denver, Colorado. His wife Judy, remains a suspect.
Repeat segments include:
The Unexplained: A report on the alleged 1947 crash of a UFO in Roswell, New Mexico. (Aired September 20, 1989)
Missing Persons: The unsolved 1988 New Mexico disappearances of 19 year-old Tara Calico, and 9 year-old Michael Henley. (Aired: September 20, 1989)moreless
The Unexplained: An investigation into mothers who have extraordinary psychic links with their children. Carolyn Hebert, Elaine Emmi and Linda Babb all have stories that support the idea that this phenomenon exists.
Wanted: Anita Green, is murdered in her car in Hollywood in 1990. Anita was a Jewish community leader and was married to Mel Green, who may have hired a hit man to kill her.
Fraud: In Los Angeles a rash of "swoop and squat" schemes have been encountered. This is where a number of people target motorists on the road and then cause car collisions all in an attempt to bilk insurance agencies.
Lost Heirs: Jonathan Grady purchases a box of collectibles years ago and included in that box was a family heirloom bible which in it included a extensive family tree. Now Grady would like to get the bible back to it's rightful heir.
Special Alert: "Patricia" visited a doctor, Dr. Arvin Sinha to be treated for a cold but instead gets raped.
The Unexplained: In Mexico City, people flock to see Our Lady of Guadeloupe, an image of the Virgin Mary that some claim the virgin herself imprinted on cactus cloth.
Robbery: American artist, Ben Stahl's 15 paintings that depict the crucifixion and the resurrection have been missing since 1969 and now his children are searching for their father's lost art.
Updates: Sandra Seaton Henry is reunited with her two brothers, all of whom are Ojibwa Indians separated when they were children.
Unexplained Death: Tom Roche, a biker in California, strangely disappears in 1991 and his girlfriend, Barbara Rondeau is hoping that he is still alive despite receiving a letter from the apparent killer.
Wanted: David Eugene Hurley is sideswiped on the road by another driver in Pennsylvania and during the confrontation, the other driver shoots him. Hurley dies later, but not before returning home and telling his wife what happened.
Treasure: An investigation into a $7 million hidden treasure, reportedly buried in New York in 1933 by gangster Dutch Schultz.
Missing Persons: Nancy Salem of El Paso, Texas is on an international search for her daughter Shafaa. Shaffa was kidnapped by her father, DeFallah Al-Salem and may have fled the country.
Wanted: A man going by the name of Tom Johnson answered an ad to buy a computer and later attacks the salesman and his fiancee in a hotel room in Marietta, GA, resulting in the fiancee's death.
Unexplained Death: Roxanne Jo Jeeves, and her 5 year-old son, Christopher Korper, were found shot to death in a field in Dallas, Texas just two days before Christmas in 1981. Their killer is still at large.
Wanted: Gloria Schulze is wanted in the drunk driving death of Angela Maher, a Scotsdale, Arizona college student who ironically fought against drunk driving.
The Unexplained: An examination of the Nazca Lines of Peru, gigantic geometric drawings believed to have been carved into the landscape some 2000 years ago.
Updates: Antonio Moses, wanted for the murder of an elementary school teacher has turned himself in.
Updates: Developments in the infamous Unabomber case, Theodore Kaczynski has been captured but investigators are still looking for help linking him to bombings.
Missing Persons: Paul Pollis is under investigation for the disappearance of his wife Charlotte. Eyewitness have come forward that put into question his whereabouts the night his wife vanished.
The Unexplained: Three Texas cowboys claim that a ranch that they had purchased, originally built in the 1950s, is haunted by ghostly cowboys.
Fraud: Joseph Prushinowski, a rabbi, is wanted for international bank fraud of which he got away with nearly 200 million dollars.
Missing Persons: Wendy Camp, her daughter Cynthia and her sister-in-law Renee apparently disappear from a department store parking lot in Oklahoma. Wendy's ex-husband, Chad Noe reportedly bragged that he murdered Wendy.
Lost Loves: Deloris Brooks is searching for a teacher who changed her life when she was a teenager in Brooklyn.
Wanted: Su Young Kim is searching for the person responsible for murdering his wife Su Ya and stuffing her body in a dumpster in Brooklyn, NY.
Unexplained Death: Arizona businessman Chuck Morgan's unusual 1977 death. Before he died, he confessed to his wife that he was an undercover operative working for the federal government.
The Unexplained: Sightings of a "monster" nicknamed "Ogopogo" in British Columbia's Lake Okanagan, and a new video of the creature.
Updates: Leeanne Robinson is reunited with her half sister and brother.
Wanted: Marvin and Sandra Maple are wanted for abducting their grandchildren, Christy and Bobby Baskin.moreless
The Investigators: A look at the possible connections between the Zodiac killer who struck during the late 60s and early 70s and the Unabomber and the possibility that Theodore Kaczynski could be both criminals.
Updates: Mary and Carl Denney have been captured after running a insurance fraud scam.
Missing: Two college girls have been missing. April Gregory has vanished near her college campus in New York while Kristin Smart is missing in California.
Miracles: Trish Zemba suffers a fall from a horse and comes down with a painful nerve disease. After weeks of pain, Trish is suddenly healed for no apparent reason.
Wanted: William Jordan and Anthony Prevatte are responsible for the 1974 murder of James Rouse Jr. Jordan is still on the lose and Rouse's family seek his capture.
The Unexplained: A report on a 1991 UFO landing in West Carlton, Ontario that was videotaped by an anonymous informant known only as "Guardian".
Missing Persons: The odyssey of an unidentified female deaf mute found wandering a California street in 1992.
Lost Loves: Eugene Price's search for the sisters and brother he has not seen in almost thirty years.
Wanted: Geraldine George divorced her husband, Larry who later began stalking her. Larry would later gun Geraldine down along with her neighbor Janice Morris and her boyfriend Ralph Swain in Alabama in 1988. Larry has been on the run ever since.
Wanted: The dragnet for professional bank robber Patrick Michael Mitchell. Mitchell, known as one of the most skilled bank robbers in the United States. Reportedly, every time he robbed a bank, he would wear a comic mask. A roll call of bank robbers including: The Jockey Bandit, Mr. Nasty and the Mary Poppins Bandit.
Lost Loves: Victor Simon, who grew up in Ohio during the Depression, was abandoned by his adopted parents. Simon soon learned he was born to a Hungarian immigrant family and is now searching for living relatives, which may include a brother and two sisters.
Wanted: Frank Allen a Los Angeles businessman, bought a home in Las Vegas where he rented his home out to Joe Smith and his wife Judith and their two daughters. During a 1990 visit, Allen discovered Smith had murdered his wife and two daughters.
The Unexplained: The spooky story of a Nevada home in which two different families have reported supernatural occurrences. Also, an analysis of an unusual photograph that may show a ghost.moreless
The Unexplained: Following a total eclipse of the sun in 1991, thousands of UFO sightings by people living in Mexico have been reported. Video footage of the UFO activity was captured and is presented in this segment.
Wanted: Adam Emery who had been convicted of the murder of Jason Bass, apparently faked his wife, Elena and his own death by making it look as if they had committed suicide by jumping off a Rhode Island bridge.
Unexplained Death: Sammy Wheeler was found parked at the George Washington National Forest in Virginia. He had been shot to death and a soon authorities had three possible suspects on their hands who may have been responsible.
Updates: Travis Wade Duncan who had escaped from jail has been captured.
Fraud: Manwell Marino, Al Tom and Ricky Nelson are heartless conmen who prey on the elderly on the ruse of doing home improvements and charging outrageous fees. Also a roll call of other con men: David Brian Williams, Christopher Griffin and Derek Leonard Reynolds.
Missing Persons: Larry Costine was found shot to death in his mobile home in 1992. His girlfriend, Melissa Jo Sermons, is missing. Was she the killer, or a victim?
Lost Loves: Sandra Lee Nelson is searching for her birth mother, Dorothy Johnson, who reluctantly gave her away to a kind sailor in 1945.
Unexplained Death: The possible connection between the 1992 abduction and molestation of a 3 year-old girl from Edmonton Alberta, Canada, and the molestation and murder of a 6 year-old from the same area four months later.
Lost Loves: The search for the identity of a man who has been in a coma since a fall from an overpass in Daly City, California in 1992.
Robbery: Police responded to a call of a possible robbery at an armored car company in Vallejo, California in 1991. When they arrived they found the bodies of three security guards who had been shot to death. The robbers ironically had gotten away with no money but had left behind an abundance of clues to help determine their identities.
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The Unexplained: A masked intruder invaded the home of Roger Dean who lived in a suburb of Denver, Colorado in 1985. The intruder ran off after shooting Dean to death and then five years after his death, the masked intruder resurfaced and began threatening Dean's wife, D.J., ordering her to pay extortion money. (Aired: November 6, 1991)
Fraud: Shortly before Christmas in 1990, a con-woman named Liza Montgomery went on a pricey shopping spree in Las Vegas. Montgomery paid for everything with fraudulent cashiers checks and managed to get away with expensive jewelry, mink coats, $23,000 worth of furniture and luxury items. Includes an update. (Aired: November 6, 1991)moreless
Wanted: An arsonist dubbed "The King of the Arsonists" has struck numerous times in the U.S. and authorities in Seattle are seeking his capture.
Mysterious Legends: A look at the 1935 shooting and death of Louisiana senator, Huey Long. The segment poses the question of whether, Long was killed by a doctor or by his own bodyguards.
Lost Loves: After being abandoned as a girl in Oregon in 1947, Mary Jane Polk hopes to be reunited with her brother, whom she hasn't seen since they were each put up for adoption.moreless
Wanted: The search for the masked suspect who is responsible for the bizarre July 1995 murder of a bailiff who worked in Judge Lance Ito's court room.
The Investigators: A look into the investigators trying to track down criminals on the internet.
Updates: Loretta Myers, an Alzheimers patient who disappeared has been found and reunited with her family.
Unexplained Death: Matt Flores, who worked for a computer company in Silicon Valley, was gunned down by an unknown assailant in 1994.
Miracles: An investigation into the reported visions of the Holy Mother in Valley Hill located in Kentucky.
Fraud: Richard Relf is accussed of embezzlement and the kidnapping and disappearance of his daughter in 1992.
Also: a family who was terrorized on a Memorial Day outing in Glenrose, Texas.
The Investigators: San Francisco investigators turn to students in a college course called "Murder 101" to try to solve the murder of Jim Fang who had been stabbed to death by unknown assailants whose motives appeared to be robbery.
Unexplained Death: In 1953, Frank Olson, a biochemist working for the U.S. government, apparently jumped to his death from the balcony of a New York hotel. His family later learns that Frank had previously been a exposed to LSD in a government experiment.
The Unexplained: A segment that explores the origins and the disappearance of the "Ice Man" an exhibit at the 1968 Chicago Stock Fair.
Sci-Med: A look at the connection and bizarre coincidences between adoptees and their birth families.
The Unexplained: Laurie Cabot is a modern day witch who lives in Salem, Massachusetts. Cabot has become the center of attention with her apparant psychic powers that have help police officials solve crimes.
Wanted: Augustin Mendoza is wanted for being the mastermind of a drug operation that led to the 1994 murder of Phoenix DEA agent, Richard Fass. Fass had been working undercover in the drug operation when things went awry and Fass ended up being shot to death.
Updates: Tim Harrell,, who as a baby was found in a garbage can, has now been reunited with his biological mother.
The Unexplained: Sam Zelikson who after surviving being hit by a car, claims to have been visited by the spirit of his dead son. Zelikson would later encounter a string of good luck by becoming a 1991 New York lottery winner.
Wanted: Don Davis is found dead in the desert, reportedly struck in the head with a jackhammer. Authorities are looking for the mysterious stranger that was seen with him just prior to his death.
Mysterious Legends: An investigation into the possibility that after all this time, lawman, Pat Garrett did not kill Billy the Kid.
Updates: The capture of two bank robbers, Louis Bourgeois, and Jean-Marie Gagnon, who escaped from a police transport vehicle in 1985.
Wanted: Charles Mulet was a respected police officer until it was discovered that he was responsible for a series of child molestations, now he is on the run.moreless
Wanted: The hunt for the killers of Julie Cross, a Secret Service agent murdered in 1980 during a botched robbery attempt.
Updates: New evidence in the disappearance of Angelo Desideri.
Wanted: The search for the "bicycle bandit" a bank robber who makes his getaways on a bicycle.
Wanted: The FBI dragnet for Kathy Power, a former college coed and member of a militant group responsible for the 1970 shooting of a Boston police officer during a botched bank robbery.
Mysterious Legends: A review of evidence that suggests two Frenchmen flew across the Atlantic less than two weeks before Charles Lindbergh.moreless
Unexplained Death: A trip from Oregon to Wisconsin goes awry when Dexter Stefonek's car is found engulfed in flames in Montana. His body was later found dumped in a remote landfill; he had been shot twice in the head.
Fraud: A phony "folk healer" in California named Jorge Cortez has been using people's superstitions in order to swindle people out of money.
Updates: A lost heir to Dan Willians has come forward.
Wanted: A Florida bank robber is on the loose and is nicknamed "Fumbles" due to his clumsy nature during the robberies.
Wanted: Michael Wade Mohan, a California convict, has escaped captivity once thanks to an elaborate escape plan involving his wife Sharon and a second time in Arizona. A roll call of escaped fugitives: Larry Dennis Miller escaped in Missouri. Curtis Watson escaped in Virginia.moreless
Wanted: The 1986 bank robbery of a Hollywood, California bank in which the robbers had used underground storm drains which allowed them to tunnel their way under the city streets and to the bank and into the bank vault. The robbers got away with over $2 million dollars. The tunneling robbers struck again at another bank and got away with $90,000.
The Unexplained: Two true stories of near death experiences. Do such occurrences provide a glimpse of the afterlife? Crystal Merzlock and Tom Sawyer claim to have experienced life after death.
Updates: Robert Leeds has been captured in an art fraud case. Walter Carl Winkey and Robert Estelle Denslow are wanted in separate fraud cases.
Unexplained Death: Theories swirl around the unsolved 1982 murder of appliance repairman Perman Gilbert.moreless
The Unexplained: The 81st Tactical Fighter Wing of the United States Air Force operates out of Southeast England. U.S. military officials discuss the bizarre happenings that occurred in a wooded area around Christmas time in 1980. Some claim that the mysterious occurrences may have been that of UFOs.
Unexplained Death: Shane Stewart and Sally McNeely were two teens who grew up in San Angelo, Texas. Stewart and McNeely apparently had become involved in a satanic cult, which may have had something to do with their mysterious 1988 murder.
Lost Loves: Carla Downing is searching for her biological mother, whom she believes she encountered shortly after her adoptive mother's death back in 1965 and may be named Mary.moreless
Wanted: A report on an Arizona drug smuggling operation run by Rafael Camarena, in which an underground tunnel was used to transport cocaine into the United States from Mexico.
Updates: Full update about the hunt and demise of Dennis Depue.
Lost Loves: Jeannie Wagner is searching for her biological father, Duncan Gilmore, whom she has never met.
Wanted: The unsolved 1982 murder of Hilda Roshea, who may have met her killer at a Virginia singles bar.
Lost Loves: Jeri Graves is searching for her biological parents. Her newborn son is suffering from an unidentified genetic disorder. She is hoping that finding her parents and learning of their medical history may better help doctors treat her son.moreless
Unexplained Death: Joan Jefferies was murdered in her car in 1994, in Houston, TX. Her daughter Kelley Walker, is searching for the killer and belives that Samir "Sam" Patel, killed her mother.
Updates: LaDonna Alfano has been reunited with family members of her mother, who had been killed in 1961.
Sci-Med: Tony Marabella, a baseball player from Madison, WI, has a 1994 incident where his headache turned into a case of acute amnesia which later proved to improve his baseball playing skills.
Wanted: Investigators are searching for those reponsible for a 1994 armed robbery of Nevada casino and hotel. The robbers apparantly held hostage two guards who were driving a security van. However, investigators believe the drivers may have been in on the robbery.
Legends: An examination of a 19th-century stagecoach heist that reportedly led to the slaughter of Native Americans
Wanted: Travis Wade Duncan is sought by authorities after escaping from an Oklahoma prison along with two other inmates; taking authorities on a high speed chase across the state.
Updates: Murderer Julius Patterson and his girlfriend, Paulette Height, have been apprehended.
Legends: Controversy over the identity of the model depicted in Leonardo's Mona Lisa. A new theory suggests that the painting may actually be a self portrait of Leonardo himself.
Missing Persons: Stephen Marfeo of Johnston, Rhode Island is a suspect in the 1990 disappearance of his 34 year-old wife, Doreen.
Wanted: The dragnet for Raymond Young, a business man whom federal authorities believe staged his own death to escape a 13 year prison sentence for tax evasion.
Robbery: The hunt for Thomas David Dixon, a career bank robber who robbed numerous banks throughout North Carolina. After being arrested and out on parole, Dixon returned to his old tricks and is again wanted by authorities.
Unexplained Death: The 1993 drowning death of Nancy Manni. Manni had been studing at a Maryland seamanship school and two ex-boyfriends become prime suspects in her murder.
Updates: Gerda Burian is reunited with her long lost daughter.
Lost Loves: Michelle Neal-Arkin is searching for her birth parents.
Unexplained Death: Seattle rock musician, Mia Zapata, lead singer of punk rock group, The GITS, was beaten and strangled in 1993 by an unknown killer.
The Unexplained: Chucky McGivern, a 7 year-old boy began a painstaking battle with Reye's syndrome in 1982. Later, Chucky undergoes a miraculous and unexplained recovery just in time for the Christmas season.
Missing Persons: The odyssey of Anthonette Cayedito, a 9 year-old abducted from her New Mexico home in 1986. Her mother believes she is still alive, and has attempted to call for help at least twice.
Lost Loves: Alexandra Stantzos searches for her birth parents.
Updates: Lost Love segments briefly profiled on 3/4/92 result in reunions for 4 families.
Lost Loves: An elderly Florida couple's search for an anonymous benefactor who has sent them $500 annually since 1986.
Wanted: Struggling pharmacy student Richard Bocklidge is wanted for the 1980 murder of his physician girlfriend, Tonia Kopric, a murder motivated by academic frustrations.
Updates: A report on the capture and subsequent escape of con man Edgar Chase Manerd.
Wanted: The unsolved 1958 disappearance of US Army Lieutenant Paul Whipkey. Declared a deserter by the military, his family believes Whipkey was recruited for a secret mission by the CIA.
Lost Loves: Gwen Sanders is searching for the brother she has not seen in fifty years.
Missing Persons: The unsolved 1986 disappearance of millionaire Jim Rice. Astarte Davis-Rice, Jim's wife and the prime suspect in his disappearance, has since vanished.
Updates: Pat Fagan, wanted for kidnapping of her son, is captured.moreless
Unexplained Death: Heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston was found dead of a heroin overdose in his home in 1971. His death was ruled an accident. His family and colleagues believe he was murdered.
Missing Persons: Theories abound that Elizabeth Campbell, a Texas A&M student missing since 1988, may have been abducted and forced into prostitution.
Lost Loves: Sharon Stevens is searching for her foster parents, Bill and Cynthia Zelinski.
Robbery: A report on the recent increase of "crash and dash" robberies in which brazen thieves drive cars through department store windows.
Updates: The Riegers family has been reunited after decades of separation.moreless
The Unexplained: Former San Diego police officer Doyle Wheeler claims that other cops tried to kill him after he gave testimony about police brutality.
Wanted: The DEA dragnet for Salvatore Michael Caruana, a narcotics smuggler with connections to organized crime. A roll call of other drug kingpins.
Updates: Bail jumper, Charles Wickman has been captured.
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1982 murder of 3 year-old Rachel Runyon from Sunset, Utah. Police believe Satanists and child pornographers were responsible her death.
Fraud: Gene Flannes is wanted for defrauding members of an Arkansas retiree community out of nearly 4 million dollars.moreless
Mysterious Legends: John Wilkes Booth was tracked down by Union troops after gunning down Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre in April 1865. This segment presents both sides, with evidence supporting historians claim that Booth was not shot by Union soldiers but actually lived until 1903 and evidence supporting other historians who claim that Booth did die in April 1865.
Updates: Poloma Martin has been found.
Wanted: The search for a convicted child molester, Art Silva who is wanted in California for violating his parole.
Missing Persons: Alex Cooper of Cranebook, British Columbia, was a local businessman who suddenly disappeared without a trace in 1987. Later it was discovered by his wife that Alex Cooper was not who he seemed when she was unable to find any records of an Alex Cooper ever existing before their marriage in 1952.moreless
Unexplained Death: Allegations of a cover-up cloud the unsolved 1935 shooting death of George Conniff, a Newport, Washington police officer.
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Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1984 murder of Michigan real estate agent Jack Brown. Some believe it was a contract hit. (Aired: September 27, 1989)
The Unexplained: A report on Pennsylvania churchgoers who believe a statue of the Christ blinked at them. (Aired: September 27, 1989)
Fraud:The search for William Eugene Hilliard, a con man who allegedly defrauded members of a Florida nudist camp and also molested a young girl. (Aired September 27, 1989) Includes update.moreless
Sci-Med:A report on the psychic bond experienced by three sets of identical twins. In one case, a twin was able to see that her identical twin sister had been involved in a car accident.
Updates: Elmer Locker Jr. has been captured.
Wanted: The FBI hunts for Columbian drug dealers in the Miami area using a sting operation based out of an electronics store.
Wanted: The dragnet for a rapist who targets shopping malls in the Boston area and has left behind at least nine victims.
Treasure: Fortune hunters have been searching for a fortune in stolen gold, allegedly buried somewhere in the hills of Montana by a crooked sheriff during the 1860s.moreless
Wanted: "Katherine," a Wisconsin businesswoman is wined and dined by a man who went by the name of Eric Kessler. Kessler hooked her with an idea for a new invention that would revitalize her hair salon business, not knowing he was a con artist who got away with $75,000 of her money.
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The Unexplained: A report on the alleged 1965 sightings of UFO activity in the skies over Kecksberg, Pennsylvania. (Aired: September 19, 1990)
Lost Loves: Kimber Tice's meeting with her biological father whom she saw when he was interviewed on a UM update concerning the capture of John Mooney. (Aired: September 19, 1990)moreless
The Investigators: Nancy Myer, a Greensburgh, Pennsylvania woman who has an incredbile psychic power that has led her to help police departments try to solve unsolved murders. Myer helped capture a rapist and is now working on the unsolved murder of a 12-year old Florida girl.
The Unexplained: In November 1872 a ship called the Mary Celeste was found abandoned and drifting off the coast of Portugal. The sea captain and the entire crew has mysteriously vanished and were never found.
Updates: Brenda Abbey, who had been given up for adoption, has been reunited with her birth mother.
Lost Loves: Michelle Donahoe West ran away from her home in 1980 and befriended three men on a bus who encouraged her to return home to her family. Michelle is now searching for those three men, "Doc", "Tiny Feet" and "Sunshine."
The Unexplained: Georgia Rudolph's recollections of a past life. She believes she is the reincarnated spirit of a girl who lived a century earlier who took her own life.
Unexplained Death: A report on the unusual 1988 shooting death of police officer Steve Sandlin. His family believes he was murdered.
Wanted: The dragnet for Jonathan "Thumper" Brown, an alleged meth manufacturer and motorcycle gang member.moreless
Missing Persons: Bill Day, a fireman from Bowie, Maryland married Betty Field in 1976 and they had a son named Christophe in 1980. The marriage later led to divorce and a bitter custody battle ensued. In 1984, Betty disappeared with Christophe and Bill has been searching for them ever since.
Updates: The Texas arrest of a Tennessee woman Cheryl Holland who allegedly murdered her aunt and uncle.
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Wanted: Controversial televangelist, Pat Robertson becomes the victim of a mail bomber, whose homemade pipe bomb injured a mailroom worker. Authorities believe the same mail bomber may have been responsible for another bomb sent to another televangelist, John Osteen. (Aired: November 13, 1991)
Fraud: Yong-Son Kim placed an ad in the newspaper for a roommate and received a response from a mother and a daughter who soon moved in. Later, Kim returned from a vacation and was stunned to discover that the cunning mother and daughter con artist team had gotten away with $50,000 worth of her jewelry and valuables. (Aired: November 13, 1991)moreless
Sci-Med: The Olesen family of Illinois have somehow become the target for unusal lightning strikes. The last generations of the family have had dangerous and in some cases deadly incidents with lightning.
Unexplained Death: Patrick Kelly, a film student at the University of Southern California was struck and killed by a motorcyclist in Tijuana, Mexico in 1996. He was later mis-identified and his family believes that there was a cover-up.
Updates: Glendeen Butterfield is reunited with her long lost daughter, Kelly Ann.
The Unexplained: While driving along Highway 50 in the Sierra Nevadas, Christine Scoobish and her 3 year old son vanish. Later, another motorist catches the glimpse of a ghost that leads them to a car wreck, Christine had died, but her son was still alive.
The Investigators: An investigation into people who are involved in modern day games that involve vampirism. Ceara O'Connell has disappeared and some belive she may have become involved in a vampire game.
Also, suspicions of an insurance scam in Mexico.
Unexplained Death: A popular college girl named Aimee Willard, who was a star la crosse and soccer player was found murdered in an abandoned lot in Philadelphia.
Lost Loves: Donna and Rick Roberts were in a car accident and their 10-week old baby girl became trapped in the back seat. The Roberts are searching for the man who rescued their baby.
The Unexplained: A five-year old boy, named Chase Bowman experiences through induced hypnosis, an account of a past life as a soldier in the Civil War. Two other young children recall past life experiences.
Lost Loves: Christie Wismer's youthful romance leads to pregnancy. She would later give birth to a baby girl and gave her up for adoption. She is now searching for her lost baby girl.
Also, reports of cyberstalkers using the anonymity of computers when threatening victims.
Sci-Med: A report on the use of honey bee venom to treat the crippling effects of multiple sclerosis. Two women report that they suffered from multiple sclerosis and were treated with bee venom therapy.
Wanted: Guy Pence, a district ranger for the U.S. Forest Service located in Carson City, Nevada has been targeted. The Sagebrush Rebellion, an informal alliance of people opposed to federal control of local public lands.
Updates: Mechelle Busby has been reunited with her brother Christopher.
The Investigators: Alex Kelly, of Darien, Connecticut, attended a party in 1986, where he met a woman who later accused him of raping her. Later, another woman accused him of rape. Investigators probe the evidence that exists that could possibly convict Kelly.
Unexplained Death: Jamie Santos, a 27-year old exotic dancer in Chicago, had been smothered with a pillow in her home. An anonymous man called 911 and reported the murder, some believe the caller may have been the murderer.
Updates: Jonathan 'Thumper' Brown has been captured.
Sci-Med: The search for the cure of an unknown illness that has stricken four members of the Smith family.
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Unexplained Death: Kay Hall was found dead on a desolate Virginia road in 1987, her ex-husband, Bob Hall, attempts to prove his innocence. Update: Bob Hall has been indicted. (Aired: October 11, 1989)
Wanted: A report on a coin scam that is sweeping New York. (Aired: October 11, 1989)
Unexplained Death: The search for an arsonist who torched a dog kennel, and who has continued to harass its elderly owner, Mabel Woods. (Aired: October 11, 1989)moreless
Missing Persons: CFO Real Estate agent, John Cheek mysteriously disappeared from his home in Memphis Tennessee on 12/2/93. There has since been at least one reported sighting of Cheek at a truckers rest stop.
Updates: Xuan Van Nguyen is reunited with his daughter
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Unexplained Death: A report on a November 1986 Willow Creek, California double homicide in which two teens, Jill and Julie Hansen, were shot and their parent's home torched. Surprisingly, their half brother, Donny, is the prime suspect despite his exoneration by a jury. (Aired: November 10, 1993)
Lost Loves: Deloris Brooks is searching for a teacher who changed her life when she was a teenager in Brooklyn. (Aired: October 20, 1993)
Sci-Med: An investiagtion into the mysterious and deadly malady that has claimed the lives of six members of the Santos family who lives in Northern California. With each victim, the cause of death has been ruled, cardiomyopathy, an irregular heartbeat probably the result of a viral infection.
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Wanted: Annette Schappacher got a job at a grocery store and quickly began a romance with the store butcher, Jim Burnside. Despite Burnside being 28-years her senior, Annette and Burnside quickly married which soon turned into domestic abuse. Later, in 1988, Burnside stabbed her to death. Include update: Burnside has been captured. (Aired: October 23, 1991)moreless
Wanted: Tony DeCompo, a deaf man who befriended a waitress at a Florida truck stop. Later, DeCompo "miraculously" regained his hearing and ability to speak and began claiming that someone had a contract out on his life, which led to kidnapping.
Unexplained Death: A private detective named Phil Harris, claims to have heard the voice of a dead man from Colorado, named David Chase. The voice of Chase told Harris that his drowning death was no accident, but murder.
Sci-Med: The probe into the possibility that life exists elsewhere in the galaxy. A metorite which originally was on Mars and landed on Earth leads scientists to believe that life once flourished on Mars.
Updates: Arrests have been made in the 1988 construction-site explosion in Kansas City, Mo. which claimed the lives of six firefighters.
Wanted: The possible connection between the bizarre 1964 death of Reena Paquette, a housewife from New Hampshire, and the unsolved shooting of her son, Danny, twenty-one years later.
Lost Loves: Mary Carter is searching for her twin sister Martha. They had been separated as infants and she learned she had a twin later in life.
Updates: Update on a previous report about a crooked 1940s orphanage that abducted children and sold them to new parents.
Missing Persons: The Delaware search for Robert Corrado, an accused auto thief who may have staged his 1989 suicide.
Wanted: The FBI dragnet for serial child molester Kenneth Robert Stanton.moreless
Sci-Med: A report on the incidents of sleepwalking and two young people who had tragic encounters with sleepwalking. Jared Allgood, a Iowa college student, went for a run at night while sleepwalking and was hit by a truck. Heidee Ruiz, another college student, who in the middle of the night was sleepwalking during a night terror and ran through a glass window.
Wanted: Karen Pelletiere a young mother who lived in Florida, slowly began exhibiting signs of a mental breakdown and was diagnosed with viral encephalitis which later led to her mysterious disappearance with her son.
Missing Persons: Susan Hurley Harrison had become involved with a man named Jim Harrison. Their relationship was plagued by manic depression, alcholism and domestic violence. Susan's two sons from a previous marriage believe that Jim was somehow involved in her disappearance.
Lost Loves: Lois Cappoziello was reunited with her grandmother. However, Lois quickly realized that her quest was not over but that she may have a twin sister who may still be alive.
Also, updates on the disappearance of two young sisters, and a man's search for his siblings.
Wanted: The dragnet for Greg Web, an ex-police chief of Lyons, Nebraska, accused of murdering his girlfriend, Anna Anton.
Lost Loves: Two brothers, Robert Pearce and John Reiger and a sister Celia Wangler, search for other missing siblings lost when their family was split apart by adoption.
Updates: The capture of a Georgia convict John Mooney.
Fraud: The hunt for Gary Magno a "psychic surgeon" who bilked his patients.
The Investigators: Heir hunter Gene Kiley tracks down the rightful owners of unclaimed money.moreless
Robbery: Scott Enyart, a photographer who was present during Robert Kennedy's assassination on June 5, 1968 at the Ambassador Hotel. Enyart claims that his rolls of film where confiscated that night by police officials.
The Unexplained: In 1980, Robert Davidson was riding his motorcycle on a highway in Indiana when a rainstorm came up. Davidson was struck by lightning and in the aftermath a strange "Woman in Black" came to his side, whom he claims is responsible for his recovery.
Wanted: Common Law Courts in Missouri, have been the center of a "Freeman Movement" in which vigilantes have gone out, attacked and murdered judges, Federal officials and law enforcement agents in the U.S. Timothy Combs is one of the vigilantes who is wanted for murder.
Unexplained Death: Shelly Malone, an expert horseback rider, was found laying in an open field, where apparantly her horse had stepped on her. Malone's family believes she was the victim of foul play.
Also: the capture of a Federal fugitive.
Wanted: Brian Brophill, a wealthy New Yorker, moved to Vermont in 1986. He soon became friendly with the local people who were all stunned when in 1990, armed officials raided his farm and discovered a crop of marijuana plants. Authorities later discover Brophill to be a master drug smuggler who has since dropped from sight.
Also, an update on the 1988 murder of a 7-year-old Illinois girl.
Lost Loves: Duane Miller, a worker at the Federal Building in Oklahoma City, is searching for the two men who risked their lives to save his in the aftermath of the April 1995 bombing.
The Investigators: Vincent Foster, a high powered Washington attorney who was a close personal friend of the President Clinton, apparantly committed suicide in 1993. This segment probes the possibility that he may have been murdered.
Unexplained Death: James Ellroy, a best selling crime novelist, is searching for clues in the death of his mother, who had been beaten, raped and strangled when Ellroy was 10-years old in 1958.
Also, a woman's search for her birth mother offers promising news; escaped armed-robber/cop killer.
Missing Persons: The disappearance of the owners of a Florida bird ranch owner and his aunt and the seach for clues and a missing suspect by investigators.
Repeat segments include an update on a man who had been missing since 1993; the search for a rock star who seemingly vanished in 1995; a sibling's search for a sister with whom she lost touch after their mother's death; the reported healing powers of a New Orleans "voodoo queen" of the 1800s; the 1984 disappearance of a youth.
The Unexplained: Three profiles of animals who saved the lives of humans. A dog named Boo, saved a man from drowning. Another dog named Oscar, saved his owner from a gunman. Ringo, a tabby cat saved his owners from a gas leak.
Lost Loves: Kelly Helton allowed her estranged mother, Connie Jean to move in with her and her two daughters, Tabitha and Zenith. Connie later disappeared with Zenith and now Kelly is searching for them.
Wanted: New York City area residents have been terrorized by a madman nicknamed the "Zip Gun Bomber" who has been sending packages to residents, which turn out to be homemade devices that shoot bullets at the person opening the package.
Unexplained Death: Sandra Oriana had been a business trip in Los Angeles with her boss, Robert Salazaar. Later, Oriana mysteriously fell from a hotel balcony and her boss has been accused of having something to do with her death.
Lost Loves: Glendeen Butterfield is searching for her long lost niece named Kelly Ann, whom she raised as a child.
Fraud: Gregorio Scoto and his wife Eduarda became the victims of a con artist whom they went to to help cure Eduarda's painful migraines. The Scotos had turned to a woman named Elena Souza who made off with their money.
Unexplained Death: The 1966 death of rock 'n' roll singer Bobby Fuller, famous for the song "I Fought the Law" is found dead in his car in Hollywood, California. Authorities suggested his death was suicide but some believe he was murdered.
Updates: The man who went by the name Dave Freeman has been captured.
The Investigators: Ben Sherwood, author of a book called "Red Mercury" seemed to predict the 1996 Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta. However, in his book the explosion was much bigger and caused by a substance called red mercury, which may or may not exist.
Wanted: The Cawood family of Jefferson County, Tennessee became the victims of a home invasion and soon join other victims of home invasion robberies that have come together to form a Tennessee coalition.
Updates: Kelly McGinnis, an accused murderer, has been captured.
The Unexplained: Ancient African fertility statues some claim are responsible for a series of pregnancies that have occurred after women have come in contact with them.
The Unexplained: The 1964 UFO sighting by a police officer named Lonnie Zamora in New Mexico leads to a suspected government cover-up.
Fraud: A husband and wife con artist team who attempted to collect the insurance on a boat called the "Sly Fox" which sunk.
Unexplained Death: The bizarre 1995 murder of an attorney named David Merrifield who had been shot in the head and left for dead in an elevator.
Missing Persons: Jim Kimble, who suffered from a severe psychological disorder, disappeared from his home in Oak Park, Illinois.
Lost Loves: Debbie Reis Hamilton is searching for the long lost foster brother and sister that she first met back in the late 1960s.
Updates: The search for two unknown "guardian angels" who saved family members' lives after a 1983 auto accident in Mexico has come to an end.
Unexplained Death: James Earl Ray has long been thought to be the lone gunman in the 1968 assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr, despite his claims that he is innocent. Now, Walter Fauntroy, the Chairman of the King Subcommittee, who investigated the assassination now believes that Ray did not have the motive, the means or the opportunity to commit the murder and believes their may have been a government cover-up.
Also: repeat segments on a New Orleans serial killer who targets prostitutes; a con man who preys on vulnerable women.
Unexplained Death: The bizarre 1993 death of 80-year old heiress, Doris Duke. The butler and later the executor of her estate, Bernard Lafferty becomes under investigaton. This segment examines the possibility that Duke had been murdered by someone who was after her vast estate.
Lost Loves: Kim Schad is searching for two childhood friends that she had when she was a youngster in Vietnam.
Updates: Jean Warren's search for her long lost foster son named Rodger Lindsley has come to an end.
Legends: An investigation into the reports of a kangaroo-like monster called "Chupacabras" which is responsible for numerous animal deaths in Puerto Rico.
Treasure: Matt and Wendy Jameson make an odd discovery in their backyard, $6500 in twenty dollar bills strewn about. The segment examines different theories of how it could have gotten there.
Also, a viewer's tip leading to a fugitive's arrest in South America.
Wanted: Melody Woods began dating a man named Michael Short, a man who had a history of violence. Short was later sentenced to prison for a shooting incident who harrassed Woods from jail. Woods later helped Short escape from prison.
Updates: Christie Wizmer has been reunited with the baby girl which she gave up for adoption.
Unexplained Death: The death of Lynn Amos, an international financial consultant, in a fire at her townhouse in Washington D.C. Amos had been found in her bed which was in flames, her family and friends believe she had been murdered.
Lost Loves: Gale Samuels is searching for her biological parents in order to find someone who may save her life with a bone marrow transplant.
Miracles: The Cokeville Elementary School in Wyoming was held hostage by a madman and his girlfriend who threatend to blow the school up with a bomb.
Wanted: Sheldon Weinberg and his two sons, Jay and Ronald lived in Manhattan and had been making millions of dollars in the medical care field. They had set up a clinic in an impoverished area in Brooklyn and quickly began to defraud the system and in the end got away with an estimated $28 million dollars from Medicaid.
Repeat segments include:
The Unexplained: UFO sightings and supposed photographs over Gulf Breeze, Florida.(Aired: October 5, 1988)
Wanted: The dragnet for Joe Sheppard,an alleged killer who has been on the run since his escape from a Tennessee jail in 1978. Includes an update, Sheppard has been apprehended in Canada. (Aired: October 5, 1988)moreless
Missing Persons: The unsolved 1988 disappearance of Lisa Bishop, a 23 year-old journalist last known to be on board the "Freedon", a freighter bound for Haiti.
Wanted: Edgar Kerns escaped from a Maryland prison and at first it was thought prison guard, Sandra Kay Beeman, has been taken hostage, however, it was later determined that she was romantically involved with Kerns and helped him escape.
Missing Persons: Adam Hecht, the 24 year-old son of a wealthy Beverly Hills movie producer, vanishes after befriending a homeless man who went by the name of Tony on the streets of Los Angeles in 1989.
Treasure: The search for a treasure allegedly buried by Nazis during the final days of World War II.moreless
Unexplained Death: Controversy surrounds the 1985 downing of a US Air Force transport plane in Gander, Newfoundland. The crash was ruled an accident, caused by ice build up on the plane's wings. However, some believe the plane was carrying contraband and was shot down by terrorists.
Lost Loves: Peggie Lloyd Reyna is searching for her long lost brother, Arthur. They had been seperated in 1944 when their mother claimed Peggy and her sister from a boarding home but left her son, Arthur behind.
Wanted: After 16 years, Julie Cooper escaped from a Missouri cult called the DeCloud Family. Now authorities have issued a manhunt for Nelson DeCloud, the cult leader and self proclaimed messiah who used his position to rape young girls in his congregation. Includes update.
Updates: Judi Davis Dymond is reunited with a childhood friend, Becky Terry who helped her overcome the trauma of polio.
Missing Persons: Police officer, Jim Fontes is searching for his missing sons taken by ex-wife Kathy and her new husband Terry Durkin.
Updates: Police officials have arrested the persons responsible for the 1988 videotaped arson of a home in California, in which the arsonist could be heard on the audio of the tape.
Unexplained Death: The search for the killers of Oneal Moore, a black Sheriff from Washington Parish, Louisiana who was murdered in 1965. Some suspect the attack was racially motivated.
Sci-Med: A report on a Tacoma, Washington woman who claims her dog can predict epileptic seizures.
Wanted: Authorities are searching for the robber who struck in 1987 at Spokane, Washington bank. The robber struck four more times in Washington and managed to always avoid getting his image captured on film. His image was later captured and has been connected to other bank robberies in Arizona.moreless
The Unexplained: A newly married couple who moved into a home in Cleveland, Ohio is tormented by unseen forces, including ghostly visions, electrical phenomena and mysterious medical troubles.
Updates: Samuel Lee Glover and Marshall Kirkpatrick, both serial child molestors have been captured.
Wanted: Maria Socorro de Rodriguez LaPine, also known as "The Black Widow" is wanted in connection with the deaths of eight men and one woman that first began in 1970 with her first husband.
Miracles: Candy Gaither Horner, who had been battling leukemia, claims that her dead sister Roxy, reached out from the grave that led to Candy's miraculous recovery.
The Investigators: An investigation into the bizarre speculations that concern the crash of TWA Flight 800.
The Unexplained: A real life team of ghostbusters are investigating the La Posada Hotel in Santa Fe, NM, searching for the ghost of a woman, Julia Staab who may be haunting the place.
Wanted: Jeanne Boylan, a suspect graphic artist, tries to help the FBI by trying to create a composite drawing of a suspect known only as "Jason" in the death of Jonathan Francia who had been abducted and burned in his car.
Legends: A Los Angeles park is the center of an age-old legend that indicates that the park may be the burial grounds for treasures.
Wanted: John Roubas, an international drug kingpin, supposedly died in a car fire but police suspect he faked his own death.
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1982 murder of Diane Harlan, a Morro Bay, California eccentric, and the disappearance of her husband, Hugh, four years later.
Updates: A German Air Force officer's search for his biological father.
Repeat segments include:
The hunt for a fugitive health-care worker. (Aired: December 1, 1993)
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1984 murder of Michigan real estate agent Jack Brown. Some believe it was a contract hit.
The Unexplained: A report on Pennsylvania churchgoers who believe a statue of the Christ blinked at them.
Updates: Sheldon Weinberg has been captured.
FBI Alerts: William Sessions profiles fugitives: Bobby Dennie, Melvin Edward Mays and Leslie Ibsen Rogge.
Fraud: The search for William Eugene Hilliard, a con man who allegedly defrauded members of a Florida nudist camp and also molested a young girl.moreless
The Unexplained: A look at the power of prayer and how it has affected two people. Kathleen Burghardt, after finding a lump in her breast began praying and was later miraculously healed. Also, an eleven month old baby boy had a liver transplant and was lingering near death when his family began praying and he later recuperated.
Wanted: Lionel Luviano, a drug trafficker, was arrested shortly after being involved in a motorcycle accident. While recuperating in a hospital with police guards, he disguised himself as his sister and escaped.
The Investigators: Investigators attempt to enhance video footage captured by gas station and bank surveillance cameras to gather clues for convicting criminals and help solve murder cases.
The Unexplained: Father Solanas Casey who worked in Detroit, Michigan, to some is considered a "miracle worker." People who knew him claim to have experienced miraculous healings prompted by Casey.
Also, an update on a brother and sister's search for their four other siblings and reports on a missing 5-year-old boy.
Lost Loves: Jim Baczkowski, a Vietnam vet who was severely injured in battle, is searching for Captain Linda Sharp, a kind army nurse who helped him recover and come to terms with the loss of his leg.
Fraud: Businesswoman Gertrude Pruitt, a grandmotherly southern belle, vanishes with 3 million dollars stolen from clients who invested money in her fraudulent upholstery company.
Updates: A report on the capture of convicted child killer David Harry Fisher.
Missing Persons: Police search for the identity of an anonymous man who ingested a lethal dose of cyanide at the Sacred Hearts Church in Boise, Idaho.
Unexplained Death: A report on the 1989 robbery of a Noel, Missouri bank, and the brutal slaying of its president, Dan Short.moreless
Lost Loves: During the Great Depression, Charlie Best and his family gave refuge to a family passing through Tennessee. The family consited of a father and his two daughters. Now Best's daughter is searching for the family who stayed with them.
Wanted: A smooth talking customer arrived at a Maui bank going by the name of Pepito D'Bayan. D'Bayan was later identified as an elusive con man named Todd Mueller. Mueller specializes in forging court documents which give him the ability to squander the estates of the recent deceased. He was captured but later escaped from a hospital prison ward.
Repeat segments include:
Unexplained Death: Kathy Bonderson of New Rockford, North Dakota, was found deadin hercar which wasfound engulfed in flames on a lonely county road. Some authorities believe her death was an accident; others believe she may have been murdered. (Aired: November 10, 1991)moreless
Lost Loves: Hilda Craun and her seven young children where evicted from their home around Christmas time in December 1948. The children were later placed in foster care and put up for adoption. Now some of the grown children are searching for their siblings.
Repeat Segments include:
Wanted: Eleven-year old Pedro Santiago Jr. was run down and killed by a street thug known only as “Cachimba”. He fled the scene of the crime and vanished and now Chicago authorizes are searching for him. A roll call of two other hit and run deaths. (Aired: September 22, 1993)
Legends: Anna Anderson claims she is really Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia who was thought to been executed in 1917 with the rest of her family. (Aired: October 6, 1993)
Missing Persons: The unsolved 1989 Peoria, Arizona disappearance of Pam Paige. Her husband, Rob, is a suspect. He has told several conflicting stories about his activities on the day she vanished. A psychic believes that Rob and an unidentified woman are responsible for Pam's death.
Repeat segments include:
The Unexplained: A report on a Glendora, Cal., man's recollections of a "past life" (Aired: September 22, 1993)
Lost Loves: Joan Gay Croft was four years old when a tornado ripped through her home town in Oklahoma. In the aftermath, Joan Gay disappeared and two men had been seen taking her away. (Aired: September 22, 1993)
Wanted: The dragnet for Randolph Dial, a convicted murderer who escaped from a minimum security Oklahoma prison in August 1994. While he was there, Dial had become involved with the deputy warden's wife, Bobbi Parker and when he escaped, he took her with him.
Updates: A review of prison escapees captured as a result of viewer tips.
Also, repeat segments on three inmates who escaped from Alcatraz 33 years ago and may still be alive.
Sci-Med: An investigation into past and present day aphrodisiacs.
Wanted: Ennis William Cosby, son of comedian/actor of Bill Cosby was shot in Los Angeles by an unknown assailant. Includes update.
The Investigators: A segment on the investigation of the crash of TWA Flight 800 and the possibility that it was shot down by a secret governmental ray gun.
Unexplained Death: Robert Dirscherl was shot and killed in 1977 and his death was ruled a suicide. In 1993, Dirscherl's son recieved a bizarre unsigned letter from someone who claims to have killed his father.
Updates: Lu Hanessian reports on the capture of Andy Cook, responsible for a double murder.
Sci-Med: An investigation into the possibility of a comet striking Earth and the devastation the could occur.
Unexplained Death: David Cox becomes a target having being involved in a Code Red, a Marine hazing ritual. This story is later used as the inspiration of the hit film, A Few Good Men starring Tom Cruise, Demi Moore and Jack Nicholson.
Updates: Thomas David Dixon has been arrested in connection with a string of bank robberies.
Wanted: A search for a possible serial arsonist who may have been responsible for torching the church that was attended by Reggie White, a Green Bay Packer and an ordained minister.
Miracles: In 1994, a bolt of lighting struck a woman named Mary Clamser, who had been suffering from multiple sclerosis. Following the lighting strike, she undergoes a miraculous recovery.
Lost Loves: LaDonna Alfano's mother was killed in 1961 and is now searching for any existing family members from her mother's side.
Unexplained Death: The granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, model/actress Margaux Hemingway died under strange circumstances and her death is ruled a suicide, giving credit to a Hemingway Death Curse.
Fraud: Jonathan Kern, a con man has made his living by impersonating Jonathan Palmer a professional race car driver. Kern apparently masqueraded around Europe wining and dining women and racking up bills all in Palmer's name.
Unexplained Death: Two Mercer University students from Macon, Georgia are ruthlessly gunned down by an unknown assailant. The only clue was a blue Honda CRX, seen speeding away from the crime scene.
The Unexplained: Kevin Reeder in 1978 wrote a letter and put in a bottle and threw it into a waterway. In 1996, he receives the letter back along with a note from someone who found the bottle, in San Diego.
Also, a Los Angeles man's search for his biological mother.
Unexplained Death: Jeffrey Digman, a Marine originally stationed in San Diego, was transferred to Puerto Rico in 1988. While home for the holidays in San Diego, Digman was found shot to death in his bedroom. Authorities ruled his death a suicide but his family and friends believe Digman had been murdered.
Special Alert: Authorities are searching for the person responsible for a string of over 30 church fires throughout Florida. The fires began in 1990 and authorities believe they may be dealing with a serial arsonist.
Updates: An update which marks the solving of the 100th mystery. Paul Stamper has been captured after shooting his ex-wife's new boyfriend.
Missing Persons: Authorities are searching for Bo Tanner, a self-styled preacher who claimed to be the recipient of death threats, vandalism and arson. His wife later found out he was a bigamist and police think he may have been responsible for the crimes.
Lost Loves: Barbara Smith discovered that she had been adopted and later became friends with a young woman named Barbara Ratner. The two Barbara later discovered they were sisters and are now searching for their biological mother.
Treasure: The legend of a wealthy millionaire named Leon Trubuco who apparently buried $7 million dollars worth of Mexican gold reserves in a Northwest corner of desert in New Mexico.moreless
The Unexplained: Joline Hedlund gives birth to a baby who quickly falls gravely ill and then experiences a miraculous Christmas recovery.
Also: repeat segments on efforts calling for the beatification of a priest who some say performed miraculous cures; the search by a Hungarian refugee family for the U.S. serviceman who aided them after World War II; and a family's reunion with missing siblings.
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1985 murder of Diane Robertson and the suspicious disappearance of her boyfriend Mike Reimer that occurred in Washington State.
Updates: The reunion of two abducted New Jersey children with their maternal mother.
The Unexplained: A report on two people who attribute their unexpected recovery from debilitating illnesses to miracles performed by the late Padre Pio, a controversial Catholic priest who was said to posses the power to heal the sick.
Wanted: A Los Angeles man who may have spotted Kimberly Pandelios, a missing 20 year-old model whose remains were found in March of 1993. Her killers are still at large.
The Investigators: A profile of the Orange County California, coroners office. Two coroner's are profiled whose job has led them to solve unexplained deaths and identify unidentifiable persons. A 1987 death of an unidentified woman who fell from a cliff has proven to be one of the hardest to solve.
Lost Loves: Speculation that three U.S. air force officers, Sylvan Lazarus, Carl Cobb, and Bernard Brady, allegedly killed when their aircraft crashed in North Africa in 1943 may still be alive.
Updates: The Stallings family has been reunited.
Wanted: Lisa Melonie Lee, formerly a head teller at a Florida bank, is wanted for stealing nearly half a million dollars. Lee at first claimed the money was to pay off a man who had been threatening her children but she later completely dropped from sight.
Other new segments include the hunt for a con man who bilked lonely, middle-aged women; the arrest of a fugitive cult leader.
A report on the search for a man whose boat capsized in Mexico during a 1991 fishing trip. Also: repeat segments include an amnesiac's discovery of his identity; a viewer tip leading to the capture of a fugitive.
Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1989 abduction, rape, and murder of Eileen Mangold, a Riverview, Florida gas station attendant, who vanished while working her night job.
Updates: The arrest of an Oklahoma State Penitentiary escapee, David Gordon Smith, apprehended in Deadwood, S.D.
Repeat segments include:
Lost Loves: Brenda Merrill Miller's search for two long lost brothers and a sister. (Aired: December 9, 1992)
The Unexplained: A psychic in England who claims to have made contact with the spirit of a sheriff from the old west. (Aired: December 9, 1992)
Missing Persons: Judy Olive is desperately searching for her son Alexander, who was abducted by his biological father, the leader of a bizarre cult. (Aired: December 9, 1992)moreless
Legends: Anna Anderson claims she is really Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia who was thought to have been executed in 1917 with the rest of her family.
Wanted: Jerry Gerbasoni is wanted for the murder of his girlfriend Paula Pasciak. He killed her in her mother's home and wrapped her body in a bamboo curtain.
Wanted: Andelina Gonzales is wanted for stealing from her elderly employer.
Lost Loves: Jim Boumgarden is searching for his identical twin brother whom he never knew existed until people started encountering the look-alike around town.
Also, an update on a couple's reunion with the daughter they gave up for adoption at birth.
Updates: Fugitive killer Dennis Depue commits suicide during a standoff with the Louisiana highway patrol.
Missing Persons: Michael Fagan is searching for his kidnapped son, Brandon. Apparently his wife, Pat Fagan, abducted him and Fagan now fears that she may have put him up for adoption.
Repeat segments include:
Missing Persons: Dan Wilson, an electrician from Spokane, Washington suffered a mental breakdown which led to a bizarre disappearance. (Aired: October 3, 1990)
The Unexplained: Dorothy Izatt, a woman who lives in Canada has over the years captured strange lights on video indicating UFO activity. (Aired: December 12, 1990)
Wanted: Dr. Kenneth Frank was convicted for date rape but fled before he could serve time. (Aired: October 3, 1990)moreless
A special episode celebrating 3 years of Unsolved Mysteries:
Updates: A review of those who have been captured as a result of being profiled on previous episodes including: Robert Weeks, Steven Cox and John Mooney
Updates: An update on the legend of a treasure buried beneath mountains in New Mexico that was allegedly discovered in 1937, and later confiscated by the U.S. government.
Updates: A review of the capture of John Burns and Don Davis and a review of solved lost love cases including: the Riegers family and Jim Meade.
The profile of the following cases with new interviews:
Lost Loves:Pat Mealbach believes she is the Siamese twin of a member of the Dodge auto family, and now heir to the family fortune. (Aired: January 20, 1987)
Amnesia:16 year-old Jenny Pratt is left with brain damage after being struck with a board while on a motorcycle ride with her older boyfriend, Curtis Croft, a former drug dealer. Authorities believe a group of teenagers may have targeted the young couple. (Aired: December 14, 1988)moreless
Lost Loves: John Nellis searches for his father and son whom he lost contact with in the aftermath of the Vietnam War.
Also, repeat segments on a New York City coin scheme.
Missing Persons: A devoted mother and wife, Cecilia Newball with her six year old son disappeared from her California home in 1994, Cecilia was 8 months pregnant. Her husband, Alfredo Newball has become a prime suspect in the disappearance.
Lost Loves: Bob Coleman is searching for someone who may have clues to his late-father, Richard Coleman's mysterious past in World War I and World War II.
Also, a psychic helps track a couple's killer; the high-tech crime unit of the San Jose Police Department probes computer-related thefts.
Karl Malden hosts a program examining real-life mysteries.
Wanted: The dragnet for a serial bomber who leaves his deadly devices around college campuses, and also sends them through the mail (later nicknamed the Unabomber).
Updates: Reports on the captures of John Burns and Robert Weeks; both were profiled on the previous special,and arrested as a result of viewer tips.
Lost Loves: The search for Jack Lutter, an airline pilot wanted for bigamy.
Final Appeal: Glen Consagra is serving two consecutive life sentences after pleading guilty to a 1978 double homicide. He claims he pled out to save his life, and that he is innocent.
Lost Heirs: The hunt for the heirs of George Marsh, a recluse who died in a Kansas City nursing home in 1982 leaving behind an estate worth $175,000.moreless
Missing Persons: The unsolved 1991 disappearance of two French sailors who were hired to convoy a catamaran worth $200,000 from Annapolis, Maryland to new owners in Guadeloupe. Authorities speculate the boat may have been hijacked by a mysterious unidentified third passenger.
Updates: A forensic anthropologist claims she can duplicate the unique qualities of the image on the Shroud of Turin through a little-known painting method called dust drawing.
Also, repeat reports on unexplained encounters with angels; a woman's search for biological father.
The series' sixth season opens with cases including:
The Unexplained: A report on a Glendora, Cal., man's recollections of a "past life"
Wanted: On 12/12/90 in Chicago Illinois, eleven year old Pedro Santiago Jr. was run down and killed by a street thug known only as "Kachimba". "Kachimba" fled the scene of the crime and vanished.
Updates: A viewer tip leading authorities to alleged cult leader Nelson DeCloud and his followers in the San Angelo, Texas, area
Also, the search for an alleged Chicago drug dealer.
Missing Persons: Dede Rosenthal is spotted in a central New Jersey biker bar a week after her mysterious February 1991 disappearance.
Also: repeat segments include the search for a man wanted for questioning in an Odessa, Texas, murder.
Missing Persons: Susan Billig is searching for her daughter, Amy, who has been missing since 1974. She believes Amy was abducted by members of a motorcycle gang, and may still be alive.
Missing Persons: Oliver Munson was a schoolteacher and car enthusiast from Baltimore, Maryland. After purchasing a car from a shady dealer named Dennis Watson. When the authorities closed in, they asked Munson to testify against Watson but on the morning of 2/16/84, Munson disappeared.
Also, the search for heirs to a wealthy recluses's estate. Also: a woman's search for her biological mother ends in the Syracuse, N.Y., area.
Final Appeal: Luis Diaz was accused, arrested and convicted or being "The Bird Road Rapist" The rapist struck throughout the late 70s in Miami, Florida and Diaz has maintained his innocence despite being given a life sentence.
Lost Loves: Charles Stubin grew up in Los Angeles and later discovered that he was adopted and is now trying to piece together his identity from sketchy facts surrounding his 1935 abandonment in a car.
Special Alert: Michael Anthony Starr is wanted for the shooting of a Virginia McDonald's employee, Mark Calvin who was left partially paralyzed.moreless
The Unexplained: Reports of a 1917 solar phenomenon known as the "Fatima Miracle," supposedly witnessed by a crowd in Fatima, Portugal.
Fraud: A Colorado couple, Earl and Donna Chotvacs become the victims of a con-man going by the name of Mark Mitchell, who supposedly ran a company that was going to give the Chotvacs a discount on the construction of a log cabin dream home in turn for them investing in his company.
Wanted: David McLeod is wanted for molesting boys. Also, profiled a roll call of sex offenders including Michael Benka, Robert Fritch and Donald Alexander.
Updates: O'Neill children reunited.
A new segment details the search for two suspects in the murder of a Houston teenager in 1995. Repeat segments examine the manhunt for a bank robber; theories about the death of a murdered Maine veteran; and suspicions that a church fire may have been deliberately set.
Wanted: Jorge Mendez & Jose Rios
Missing Persons: An autistic man named Gordan "Gordy" Page Jr., disappeared in 1991 from an adult-care facility. His parents are searching for him and believe he may still be alive.
Also, the arrest of a fugitive outside of a Boise truck stop; studies of twins separated at birth; and a family's search for a wife and mother who disappeared some 14 years ago.
The Unexplained: A primate named Oliver is profiled and some speculate that Oliver is a new breed of primates situated somewhere between humans and primates.
Also, the story of a missing reporter who disappeared in 1996; the search for a suspect in Mexico; and news of a so-called aphrodisiac "wonder drug."; final appeal of Tommy Ziegler.
Missing: Susan Walsh
Wanted: Lyle Moody is wanted for the 1984 shooting of an Albuquerque police officer.
Also, an update on a woman who saved a swimmer in Virginia Beach, Va. Repeat segments include a gold treasure (discovered in the Phillippines in 1971), which was reportedly confiscated by Ferdinand Marcos's military forces.
Lost Loves: Siegfried Laier is searching for the U.S. serviceman who aided his family during World War II.
Updates: Marie Milton and Raymond Anderson are reunited with their siblings whom had been separated when they were young.
Also, reports include efforts calling for the beatification of an ordained priest (born in 1904) who, some say, performed miraculous cures prior to his death in 1957. Also: evidence suggesting that Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth was not shot by Union soldiers, but instead lived under aliases until 1903.
Robbery: Authorities are searching for thos responsible for a rash of Northern California pizza-restaurant robberies.
Updates: The reunion of a millionaire and his daughter.
Repeat segments include:
Wanted: Lisa Melonie Lee, formerly a head teller at a Florida bank, is wanted for stealing nearly half a million dollars. (Aired: September 4, 1991)
Missing Persons: In 1973, at the end of the Vietnam War, Sgt. Peter Cressman and seven other men boarded a surveillance plane code named "Baron 52." The plane was later shot down over Laos and only the remains of the co-pilot were found. The relatives of the men believe that they may have survived and that the U.S. government may have covered the incident up. (Aired: October 16, 1991)
Wanted: After a whirlwind romance, Paul Stamper of King Fisher, Oklahoma, was unwilling to accept that his marriage to his wife, Theresa was over. After months of stalking and harassment, Stamper opened fire on his ex-wife and her new boyfriend. Includes an update, Stamper has been captured. (Aired: October 16, 1991)moreless
Missing Persons: Al Henderson is the prime suspect in the disappearance of his long time fiance, Jean Moore. The couple had been on vacation in Laughlin, Nevada and apparantly Jean had disappeared from a casino. Al Henderson's alibi does not match with what the video cameras in the casino have recorded.
Also, repeat segments include the work of a "spirit channeler" in Sao Paulo, Brazil; the 1994 arrest of a fugitive outside of Boise, Idaho, truck stop; a former runaway's search for three good Samaritans.
The Unexplained: Reports on near-death experiences include a Seattle doctor's studies of widows who have reportedly been "visited" by their late husbands, and the case of a mother's after-death "visit" with her deceased 18-year-old daughter.
Updates: Tom Vaughan has been reunited with a childhood friend.
Fraud: A woman named Kelly Finnegan has been drugging men in the southwest and has been taking them for all their worth. Her con is known as the “red wine” con where she drugs their drinks.
Lost Loves: Kathleen Belcher is searching for her biological father, whom she hasn't seen since her parents divorced decades earlier after he was arrested and put in jail.
Wanted: In 1992 a serial killer went on the rampage murdering several women who worked in stores in Indiana, Kansas and Missouri. The only clues to the case were one eyewitness and the fact that all of the murders occurred along Interstate 70.
Lost Loves: Coma victim "John" has been unresponsive for 7 months following being hit by a motorcycle while walking. Authorities are looking for his identity and his family.
Missing Persons: A mysterious letter writer who seems to be guiding a woman's search throughout Canada for her missing son Charles Horvath.
Wanted: Nanette Brana ends her relationship with Danny Pinetta. He soon begins to stalk and then ends up raping her. Now he is on the run.
Updates: A viewer tip leading to the arrest of a wanted fugitive in Diamond Bar (Cal.).
Wanted: Lissette Nukida was working at a rehabilitation center in Southern California when she allegedly tampered with the IV’s of a couple of patients. She was sent to prison for tampering with consumer products. There she met an inmate and married him and now they are both on the run.
Lost Loves: A woman's search for the good Samaritan who once pulled her from a burning car wreck.Unexplained Death: Gary Grant Jr. the son of an Atlantic City police officer was found murdered in a vacant lot. One suspect was a mentally retarded child named Boo Mason who was found unfit to stand trial. Later cryptic messages began appearing on police cars and sidewalks alleging that Gary's death was revenge.
Lost Loves: Tom Vaughn is searching for a childhood friend he first met in 1956 at an orphanage.
Final Appeal: Rolando Cruz was convicted for the 1983 murder of 10-year-old Chicago area girl Jeanine Nicarico. Evidence points to the possibility of his innocence.
Lost Loves: Doorthy Meeches gave her daughter Priscilla up for adoption. They were later reunited. This is just one example of how now other Canadian Indians are searching for their biological families.
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Lost Loves: Jim Boumgarden is searching for his identical twin brother whom he never knew existed until people started encountering the look-alike around town. (Aired: September 2, 1992)moreless
Wanted: The body of 59 year-old RV dealer Neal Jennings is found ablaze in an Odessa, Texas trash fire in 1988. A former employee, Bill Roberts, is a suspect.
Reports on the disappearance of an Orange County, Cal., executive. Among repeat reports: the 1970 disappearance of a Houston mother.
Legends: An investigation in the legend of the Amazons, an ancient nation of Greek female warriors. Burial mounds have been uncovered that support the possibility that the Amazons existed.
Also, residents of Oakville, Washington, report mysterious gooey blobs that rained down from the sky; a comatose man experiences what doctors call a "miracle survival"; a mother searches for the murderer of her son.
Unexplained Death: Mario Amado, a United States citizen, was found dead in a Mexican prison while vacationing there. Prior to his death, he had gotten in an argument with his girlfriend and was detained and Mexican authorities claim it was a suicide but evidence proves otherwise.
Also: repeat segments on the 1991 disappearance of a Louisiana man; a UFO sighting by a prospector.
Wanted: Julius Patterson and his girlfriend, Paulette Hite are wanted for murder for profit. They killed two people and then collected the Social Security money.
Wanted: The search for Ramzi Ahmed Yousef suspected in participating in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center. He has been added to the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list.
Updates: The dragnet for Edward Harold Bell has resulted in his capture after being responsible for the cold blooded 1978 murder of 26 year-old Larry Dickens of Pasadena, Texas.
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Unexplained Death: A report on the unsolved 1990 murder of Eva Shoen, the wife of Sam Shoen, one of the heirs and owners of U-Haul. Shoen speculates the murder may be related to a power struggle with his father and siblings over the ownership of the company. (Aired: December 2, 1992)
Lost Loves: Jeannie Wagner is searching for her biological father, Duncan Gilmore, whom she has never met. (Aired: April 24, 1991)moreless
Reports include the alleged 1992 murders of two U.S. Army sergeants. Also: repeat segments on a former rocket scientist's discovery of an underground waterway in the West; a woman's search for a childhood friend.
Amnesia: A woman wakes up in New Orleans to find that she doesn't know who she is, apparantly the victim of amnesia. The woman thinks her name was Gigi and is now searching for her past.
Repeat segements include a psychic helps track a couple's killer; the high-tech crime unit of the San Jose Police Department probes computer-related thefts. also: the disappearance of a young mother and her 6-year-old son.
Legends: A report on the 1973 murder of a Massachusetts prison inmate, believed by some to have been the Boston Strangler (suspected of the murders of 13 women in the 1960s.)
Lost Loves: Bonnie Potter is searching for the sister she learned that she had when her father, Oscar Norton passed away. Apparently, he had an affair with an African American woman in 1942 resulting in a baby.
Unexplained Death: Kevin Wheel was a teenage boy who was killed in a drive by shooting and it is suspected 4 potential gang members may have been behind it.
Robbery: A report on the search for two robbers dubbed the Grocery Robbers who target various grocery stores in the Pacific Northwest.
Also: repeat segment on a surgeon's murder; a viewer tip leading to a suspect in the hit-and-run death of a Los Angeles DJ; and a Polish family's search for their son.
story about Kelly Lee McGinnis
An update on the murder of Los Angeles model Linda Sobeck; a woman's search for two brothers with whom she lost touch in the 1960's. Repeat segments on the evidence in the 1959 death of actor George Reeves (TV's first Superman) includes interviews with costar Jack Larson (who played Jimmy Olsen), researcher Michael Hayde and biographer Jim Beaver.moreless
A new report details the FBI's search for suspected arsonists. Also: repeat segments on the search for a Redwood City, Cal., woman whose husband was poisoned; a fraud scam on a retired judge.