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“48 Hours” uncovers the narrative behind crime and justice cases that have left a lasting mark on society. Award-winning CBS News correspondents thoughtfully examine the complexities of each crime by transporting you to the heart of the investigation through key evidence and gripping interviews with critical figures from the case. The unmatched reporting has made a tangible difference in countless lives, leading to the exoneration of wrongly convicted individuals and the reopening — and resolution — of previously closed cold cases. Listen to a new “48 Hours” episode every Monday and then go deeper into the case on Tuesdays with the immersive “Post Mortem” series — producers and correspondents join host Anne-Marie Green to discuss key evidence, dead ends, mishaps, and stranger-than-fiction twists they faced in the field. Plus, every Thursday, we’ll revisit a classic “48 Hours” episode. Watch “48 Hours” Saturdays 10/9c on CBS and Paramount+. 48 Hours listeners can use discount code "HOURS20" for 20% off all 48 Hours products on ParamountShop.com.

“48 Hours” uncovers the narrative behind crime and justice cases that have left a lasting mark on society. Award-winning CBS News correspondents thoughtfully examine the complexities of each crime by transporting you to the heart of the investigation through key evidence and gripping interviews with critical figures from the case. The unmatched reporting has made a tangible difference in countless lives, leading to the exoneration of wrongly convicted individuals and the reopening — and resolution — of previously closed cold cases. Listen to a new “48 Hours” episode every Monday and then go deeper into the case on Tuesdays with the immersive “Post Mortem” series — producers and correspondents join host Anne-Marie Green to discuss key evidence, dead ends, mishaps, and stranger-than-fiction twists they faced in the field. Plus, every Thursday, we’ll revisit a classic “48 Hours” episode. Watch “48 Hours” Saturdays 10/9c on CBS and Paramount+. 48 Hours listeners can use discount code "HOURS20" for 20% off all 48 Hours products on ParamountShop.com.

 

#625

O.J. Simpson: The Trial of the Century

O.J. Simpson, the acquitted California murder defendant, former football star and actor, died of cancer on April 10th, 2024. In 2021, CBS News Special Correspondent James Brown looked back on the influence and impact of O.J.'s trial that changed America and continues to reverberate throughout the country. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

11 Apr 2024

43 MINS

43:10

11 Apr 2024


#624

Scared to Death

Jim and Vickie Barton, a Springboro, Ohio couple, owned and lived on a horse farm. Jim was lieutenant with the Springboro police department and Vickie was a nurse. In April 1995, Jim came home from work and found Vickie had been shot to death. The case went cold, but in 2003 a new investigative team discovered a portion of audiotape from Jim’s 911 call that revealed a discrepancy in his testimony. “48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 6/10/2006. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

11 Apr 2024

42 MINS

42:31

11 Apr 2024


#623

Post Mortem | The Conspiracy to Murder Jennifer Dulos

Join Correspondent Erin Moriarty and Producers Liza Finley and Emily Wichick Hourihane as they give an insider's look into the trial of Michelle Troconis, who was charged with conspiring to murder Jennifer Dulos. The 48 Hours team discusses the conflicting stories Troconis told police, the emotional toll the trial had on both families, and the prosecution's pivotal closing arguments. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

09 Apr 2024

24 MINS

24:12

09 Apr 2024


#622

The Conspiracy to Murder Jennifer Dulos

A mother of five disappears. A look inside the conspiracy to kill her. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty reports. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

08 Apr 2024

41 MINS

41:21

08 Apr 2024


#621

Murder on his Mind

In April 2005, Stephen Stanko murdered his girlfriend Laura Ling, and then raped and stabbed her daughter. Shortly afterwards, he killed a friend, Henry Turner. At his trial for Laura's murder, Stephen's lawyer called on medical experts who claimed that PET scan images of his brain revealed that he was born with a brain defect that made him psychopathic and, on occasion, temporarily insane. “48 Hours" correspondent Troy Roberts reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 9/1/2007. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

04 Apr 2024

41 MINS

41:22

04 Apr 2024


#620

Post Mortem | The Troubled Case against Jane Dorotik

Join Correspondent Erin Moriarty and Producer Ruth Chenetz as they unpack two decades of reporting on the case of Jane Dorotik, who was convicted for the murder of her husband, Bob. A conviction that was overturned 21 years later. They discuss what authorities described as the couple’s bloodstained bedroom, the original defense team’s strategy to point to the couple’s daughter as a suspect, and Jane’s long fight for freedom from behind bars. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

02 Apr 2024

26 MINS

26:10

02 Apr 2024


#619

The Troubled Case Against Jane Dorotik

A womanconvicted of murdering her husband discovers serious problems in some key evidence used against her at trial. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty reports . See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

01 Apr 2024

41 MINS

41:44

01 Apr 2024


#618

Shattered Dreams

In March 2011, David Ditto called 911 to say his wife, Karina, had fallen down a flight of stairs in their Mira Mesa, California home and slammed her head on a tile floor. Karina died two days later, and the medical examiner ruled that she was beaten and strangled. Investigators believed David drugged his two children so they wouldn't wake up during the murder. “48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 7/6/2013. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

28 Mar 2024

41 MINS

41:04

28 Mar 2024


#617

Post Mortem | Who Poisoned Angela Craig?

Correspondent Natalie Morales and Producer Sarah Prior go behind the scenes of the 2023 death of Colorado mother of six and wife, Angela Craig. Police believe her husband, dentist Dr. Jim Craig, poisoned her. They discuss how Craig used his license to order potassium cyanide, the suspicious “jimandwaffles” email address he created just weeks before Angela's death, and arguments the prosecution and defense might make when the case goes on trial. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

26 Mar 2024

23 MINS

23:05

26 Mar 2024


#616

Who Poisoned Angela Craig?

A mother of six becomes deathly ill with unusual symptoms. Investigators suspect she was murdered with a poison protein shake."48 Hours" contributor Natalie Morales reports. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

25 Mar 2024

40 MINS

40:02

25 Mar 2024


#615

NBA Player Lorenzen Wright's Disappearance

An investigation into NBA player Lorenzen Wright and the circumstances of his murder. In 2010, Lorenzen seemed to disappear without a trace until his body was found nine days later. The case went cold and his wife, Sherra Wright, received a $1 million life insurance payout. Seven years later, police discovered a key piece of evidence connecting Sherra Wright and a landscaper named Billy Ray Turner to the crime. “48 Hours" correspondent James Brown reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 5/12/2018. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

21 Mar 2024

41 MINS

41:48

21 Mar 2024


#614

Post Mortem | Stephen Smith: A Death In Murdaugh Country

With rumors circulating about another death possibly linked to the Murdaugh family, the 48 Hours team discuss their reporting on the reignited investigation of Stephen Smith’s murder. CBS News national correspondent Nikki Battiste and Gayane Keshishyan Mendez discuss the new evidence, the findings of independent forensics experts, and what it all could mean for Stephen Smith’s case. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

19 Mar 2024

24 MINS

24:50

19 Mar 2024


#613

Stephen Smith: A Death in Murdaugh Country

New evidence discovered after Murdaugh murders reignites a cold case. "48 Hours" obtains findings of independent forensic experts. CBS News national correspondent Nikki Battiste reports. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

18 Mar 2024

41 MINS

41:24

18 Mar 2024


#612

The Country Club Murders

In March 2008, Charlene and Ernest Scherer were murdered in their Castlewood Country Club home in Pleasanton, California. Their son, Ernie Scherer III, was a professional poker player and the chief suspect. Police suspected Ernie killed his parents to inherit money to pay off his gambling debts, but with no forensic evidence to tie him to the crime, they were unable to arrest him. Later, when new evidence came to light, Ernie had vanished. “48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 2/8/2014. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

14 Mar 2024

40 MINS

40:21

14 Mar 2024


#611

Post Mortem | The Monica Sementilli Affair

Since 2018, Correspondent Michelle Miller and Producer Greg Fisher have reported on the murder of celebrity hair stylist and beauty executive, Fabio Sementilli. They go behind the scenes of their jailhouse interview with Rob Baker, who is serving a life sentence for murder, the love affair between Baker and Fabio’s wife, Monica, and her alleged involvement in the plot to kill her husband. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

12 Mar 2024

26 MINS

26:46

12 Mar 2024


#610

The Monica Sementilli Affair

When a renowned hairstylist is killed poolside, investigators look at his wife.Was her alleged affair with her racquetball coach a motive for murder? "48 Hours"contributor Michelle Miller reports. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

11 Mar 2024

39 MINS

39:44

11 Mar 2024


#609

The Whole Truth

In March 1983, 17-year-old Bruce Lisker discovered his mother, Dorka Lisker, beaten severely and stabbed in her Sherman Oaks home. Bruce was arrested and sentenced to 16 years to life. Over the next two decades, he fought to overturn his conviction. With the help private investigator, Paul Ingels, and former LAPD sergeant, Jim Gavin, they discovered that the evidence against Bruce had apparently been fabricated. “48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 5/28/2011. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

07 Mar 2024

40 MINS

40:29

07 Mar 2024


#608

Post Mortem | The Menendez Brothers’ Fight for Freedom

The 48 Hours team is diving into one of the most notorious cases from the 1990s, the Menendez brothers case. Join correspondent Natalie Morales and Coordinating producer Alicia Tejada as they talk about what’s changed since the brothers’ first trials and the new evidence that may set them free after being behind bars for over three decades. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

05 Mar 2024

19 MINS

19:47

05 Mar 2024


#607

The Menendez Brothers’ Fight for Freedom

TheMenendezbrothers were given life sentences for gunning down their own parents. Now they’re hoping new evidence could reopen the case."48 Hours" contributor Natalie Morales reports. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

04 Mar 2024

41 MINS

41:37

04 Mar 2024


#606

Secrets of the River

In February 2010, Mackenzie Cowell was a high school senior and aspiring model who was studying at a Washington beauty school. After missing a dinner date with her father, he received a call from police saying his daughter’s car was found abandoned on a ranch, 40 miles from their home. Four days later Mackenzie was found dead along the banks of the Columbia River. DNA evidence connected Chris Wilson, a classmate of Mackenzie's, to the murder. “48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 8/9/2014. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

29 Feb 2024

41 MINS

41:24

29 Feb 2024


#605

Post Mortem | The People v. Kouri Richins

Correspondent Natalie Morales and Producer Betsy Shuller dig into the headline-grabbing case of Utah mother, Kouri Richins, who wrote a book to help her children cope with the death of their father, Eric, and was later charged with murder. They discuss the six life insurance policies that Eric had, the 20,000 square foot mansion Kouri purchased just after his death, and the potentially incriminating handwritten letter found in her jail cell. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

27 Feb 2024

22 MINS

22:25

27 Feb 2024


#604

The People v. Kouri Richins

When her husband is found dead of an apparent overdose, Kouri Richins writes a children's book about grief. Soon after she’s charged with his murder. "48 Hours" contributor Natalie Morales reports. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

26 Feb 2024

40 MINS

40:17

26 Feb 2024


#603

An Invisible Enemy

Nearly five years after Todd Sommer's death, his wife Cynthia was convicted of murdering her Marine Sergeant husband with a lethal dose of arsenic. But ten months after her conviction, she was granted a new trial due to decisions the defense made that deprived her of a fair trial. Then questions arose about the validity of the lab tests. Would this be enough to exonerate her? “48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 4/24/2010. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

22 Feb 2024

41 MINS

41:00

22 Feb 2024


#602

Post Mortem | The Assassination of Jeff German

Correspondent Peter Van Sant and Producer Liza Finley discuss the suspicious evidence collected at the home of Robert Telles, a Clark County elected official with a history of domestic violence. In their interview with Robert, he claims he’s being framed for the murder of Journalist Jeff German, who built a career exposing government corruption and corporate crime. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

20 Feb 2024

25 MINS

25:45

20 Feb 2024


#601

The Assassination of Jeff German

A Las Vegas journalist is stabbed to death while investigating claims a boss was toxic. Did his reporting make him a target? See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

19 Feb 2024

41 MINS

41:18

19 Feb 2024