The First 48 Specials

Specials

The First 48 Specials

First Air Date: May 11, 2011

First Aired on    :   2011
Episodes    :   30 episodes



Episodes

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0x49 After the First 48: The Ring/House of Pain (September 05, 2013)


An Alabama mother is found stabbed to death in her bedroom; two Cleveland teens are shot and killed during a party in an abandoned house.


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0x48 After the First 48: House of Rage (August 29, 2013)


Prosecutors seek a conviction in the case of a Cleveland mother of five who was shot to death in her apartment, but their key witness falters on the stand.


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0x47 After the First 48: Missing/Deadly Ride (August 22, 2013)


Updates on the case of a missing 20-year-old single mother and the manhunt for the person who shot and killed a motorist.


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0x46 After the First 48: Dumped (March 28, 2013)


A man spends six years trying to learn who murdered his son; after a close friend is arrested for the crime, the victim's family worries if there is enough evidence for a conviction.


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0x45 After the First 48: Cold Light of Day (March 21, 2013)


Cleveland police detectives investigate the case of a young woman whose body was burned beyond recognition; a key witness to the crime becomes a problem to the prosecution.


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0x44 After the First 48: Friends for Life (March 14, 2013)


The case of a fatal shooting in Cleveland takes a strange turn when a witness comes forward claiming the victim was shot by his best friend.


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0x43 After the First 48: Brother's Blood (March 07, 2012)


A man claims self-defense when his brother, a Honduran immigrant, is found stabbed to death in his Miami apartment.


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0x42 After the First 48: The Witness (February 28, 2013)


A 10-year-old girl who witnessed the ambush shooting of her parents gives an emotional testimony during the suspected killer's trial.


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0x41 After the First 48: John Doe (February 21, 2013)


An unexpected tip helps police crack the case involving an unidentified shooting victim in Louisville, Ky.; three scared co-defendants are asked to testify against the killer.


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0x40 After the First 48: Into the Woods (December 27, 2012)


After a 17-year-old girl is found with a bullet through the back of her head in the woods of Katy, Texas, a young man comes forward who claims to be an eyewitness. Investigators are shocked by the unusual deal he s made with the DA. Is the eyewitness telling the truth -- or is he involved in the murder? And will the prosecution convince the jury that the defendant is the real killer?


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0x39 After the First 48: No Return (November 01, 2012)


A Texas father of three is murdered in a botched robbery, and the two main suspects in the killing point the finger of guilt at each other.


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0x38 After the First 48: Caught Up/Chasing Shadows (October 25, 2012)


In two cases in Louisville, Kentucky, detectives arrested suspects whose actions were caught on videotape? But will the surveillance tapes help the prosecutor s case--or help the defendants walk free?


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0x37 After the First 48: Devil Inside/Flight Risk (September 27, 2012)


Updated cases include a woman whose naked body was found under a highway overpass in Tucson; and a woman who was shot to death by her cousin's boyfriend in Dallas.


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0x36 After the First 48: Bad Attitude (October 18, 2012)


After an unidentified man's stabbed body is found in a Dallas apartment, two suspects admit to setting up the man for robbery--and blame each other for the murder.


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0x35 After the First 48: Stolen Lives/Crimson Trail (August 10, 2012)


Florida's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law is used as a defense in a fatal stabbing; an alleged killer is finally apprehended four years after fleeing over the Mexican border.


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0x34 After the First 48: Cold and Callous/Wrong Man (August 02, 2012)


Witnesses to the murder of a 15-year-old boy fail to identify the alleged killer; a man claims he is not responsible for the shooting death of an innocent bystander.


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0x33 After the First 48: Last Call/Road Hazard (July 26, 2012)


Updated cases include a motorcycle-club president who was run off the road and shot in the head; and a man who was found dead on a lawn.


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0x32 After the First 48: Rules of the Game (July 05, 2012)


When a popular local celebrity in Louisville is murdered during a drug deal, homicide detectives Brenda Wescott and John Lesher search for his killer. Lashawn "Shizz" Talbert created a popular dance called "The Shizz." In August, 2010 he was driven to a drug deal by a local club promoter named David Curd. They drove to a quiet neighborhood and met a dealer named Kenneth Brown. Brown claimed that Talbert robbed him at gunpoint. Detectives unravel the case and learn about the role of Curd. And in an exclusive interview after his trial, Brown claims self-defense.


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0x31 After the First 48: Tag Team/Heart of Gold (May 17, 2012)


A 19-year-old man is shot to death in a Memphis, Tenn., street fight; an unforeseen twist threatens to derail a Kentucky prosecutor's case.


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0x30 After the First 48: Torched/Girl Fight (May 10, 2012)


A man is accused of killing and torturing his friend from childhood; a young woman with no criminal history is accused of murdering a mother in front of her children.


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0x29 After the First 48: Cold as Ice (May 03, 2012)


A powerful attorney claims that his young client, who was charged with murdering a man, acted in self-defense.


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0x28 After the First 48: In Harm's Way (April 26, 2012)


Three eyewitnesses with credibility issues are all a prosecutor has to work with in the case of a fatal shooting.


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0x27 After the First 48: Better Days & Inked in Blood (April 19, 2012)


The murders of an elderly resident and a female tattoo artist are revisited.


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0x26 After The First 48: Shattered Dreams (April 12, 2012)


An update on the case of an immigrant from Darfur who was shot and killed in his Louisville store during a robbery.


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0x25 After The First 48: Fifteen (January 27, 2012)



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0x24 After The First 48: Loose Ends (December 28, 2011)


Detectives link Martin Seay to several killings--but he only goes on trial for one. The state's key witness is his former girlfriend, Kandi Hawkins. Hawkins was paralyzed from the neck down when Seay ordered a hit on her. Will her testimony be enough to convict the ruthless killer?


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0x23 After The First 48: Final Investment (May 11, 2011)


In Miami, two men are found beaten and shot behind an abandoned house. As Det. TC Cepero digs deeper into the case he unearths more than one reason the men could have been killed.


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0x22 After The First 48: Lester Street (August 11, 2011)


An update on a past case in Memphis involving the murder of four adults and two children.


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0x21 After The First 48: 21 - Last Yard (June 23, 2011)


University of Memphis football star Taylor Bradford was killed in his beloved Lincoln Town Car. At first police thought the motive was robbery. Then as they investigated, a love triangle emerged. Finally four men were charged with Bradford's murder. The first to go on trial wasn't even at the crime scene. Could prosecutors convince a jury to find him guilty of murder?


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0x20 The Killer Speaks (October 03, 2012)


In one of the most-watched episodes of A&E's long-running hit series "The First 48," a psychopathic serial killer phones the Kansas City Police Department with the location of his victims' bodies. Now, convicted serial killer Terry Blair is serving a life sentence at Potosi Correctional Center in Missouri for six counts of first-degree murder. In a candid jailhouse interview, Blair discusses the horrific case that terrorized a community. A chilling confession reveals the stunning truth about his past and sheds new light on the brutal serial killings.