After new evidence clears an accused murderer during his triple homicide trial, the detectives talk to the murdered busboy's brother, who provides them with some clues.
A reunion of World War II female factory workers stirs up memories of a mysterious death. A friend of the deceased confides to Rush that the death is not what it appears to be and begs her to dig deeper into the case.
After receiving a home movie in which a young woman is apparently shot and killed, Rush and Valens reopen a 1979 unsolved "Jane Doe" murder case.
In 1968, Johnny Cash's Folsom Prison concert was broadcast to millions of inmates across the US. That night in a Philadelphia prison, during a melee, an inmate was murdered. When human bones are found in the now-closed facility, Rush reopens the case.
Who's Your Daddy?
Rush and the team reopen the 13-year-old case of two Cambodian immigrants who were brutally murdered in their home in what was then believed to be a robbery.
When a young woman is found strangled and dumped in a local swimming hole, Rush and the detectives realize that this new crime mirrors the unsolved murder of a 12-year-old girl from 1990.
It's Raining Men
A man who first contracted AIDS in 1983 asks Rush and Valens to reopen the unsolved strangulation death of his former life partner.
The Communist witch hunts of the 1950s come back to haunt their survivors when Rush and the team reopen an unsolved murder.
The body of a woman who has been missing since 1985 is discovered in a wildlife preserve. The detectives interview her daughter, who was 12 years old when the woman went missing.
Rush reopens the unsolved 2000 murder of a prominent, ambitious Puerto Rican assistant district attorney who is posthumously linked to a scandal.
Rush and Valens reopen the 1978 suicide of a cult member who died of cyanide poisoning. By the time the investigators uncover the truth, Rush is the killer’s next target.
The deathbed confession of a boxing referee prompts Rush and the team to reopen a 1976 case involving an overmatched fighter who died after a bout that should have been stopped.
Time to Crime
The 1987 drive-by shooting death of a little girl is reopened after the murder weapon suddenly turns up as part of the city's gun recovery program.
Rush and the team investigate the 1969 strangulation murder of a 19-year-old whose body was discovered in her boyfriend's apartment the day he fled to Canada.
The death of a mentally handicapped teenaged boy is reinvestigated when new evidence reveals the teen may have been murdered.
The detectives investigate the cold case of a murdered pedophile whose corpse was discovered a few months after the body of a kidnapped boy was found.
The recent death of a female heroin addict prompts Rush and the team to reopen the supposedly solved 1982 murder case of the addict's former co-worker.
Vera's high-school sweetheart asks the team to reopen the case of the 1995 death of her older sister.
Rush and the squad reopen the cold case that motivated Jeffries to become a cop. A young Black teenager was left beaten to death in a rough neighborhood park in the early 1960s.
The 1985 murder case of a young mill worker is reopened when Rush learns that a recent parolee admitted to stealing money off the victim's body.
Creatures of the Night
An unsolved 1977 case involving the death of a Philadelphia doorman is reopened when Rush and Valens try to link his murder to a serial killer about to be released from prison.
When an old truck containing human bones is pulled from the Delaware River, Rush and Valens reopen a 1932 missing persons case.
Rush and Valens investigate the discovery of nine human skulls buried in a backyard and reopen the former resident’s unsolved homicide case. They discover a connection to another case.
When a 17-year-old foster child tells Rush that a man claiming to be her father contacted her, the team reopens the 1988 murder of a teenager who was run over by a car.
After viewing a picture of an overweight college freshman being held down and forced to drink alcohol, Rush reopens the case, which was originally ruled an accidental death.
Rush reopens the 1978 murder of a man after his mother finds a letter suggesting he was killed by someone he knew and was not a random victim of copycat killings inspired by a movie.
Rush and Jeffries investigate a 1945 case involving a baseball great who was beaten to death with his own bat after a game. The only evidence is the victim's bloodstained jersey.
Rush reopens a case involving an elderly woman who died of natural causes but had been using the identity of another woman who disappeared in 1954.
Saving Patrick Bubley
The victim in a gang shooting is the brother of the first murder victim whose case Rush worked. Rush is determined to stop the cycle and save another brother.
When a diary is discovered on a recycled computer, Rush reopens the 1999 case of a healthy young woman who died of a stress-induced heart attack after her dot-com company crashed.
ID tags found in a drug house lead Rush to reopen the 1972 shooting of a former Vietnam POW. She learns he was having trouble adjusting to being home after fighting in Vietnam.
A Perfect Day
When evidence of the death of a 4-year-old girl washes up on the shore, Rush reopens a 1965 case and inspects hospital records to discover the child was the victim of abuse.
Rush reopens the case of a well-liked local deli owner who was beaten to death. All of the evidence points to his top employee -- until someone finally tells the true story.
In 1980, four high school friends went off to pursue their futures, but nothing ended up as planned, and one was murdered in 1988. Bruce Springsteen songs are featured throughout.
Rush reopens the death of a depressed teen previously considered suicide. He was obsessed with Kurt Cobain's suicide, but Rush pursues a new angle that she won't relinquish.
When a mother claims to know who killed her daughter at a 1968 debutante ball, Rush reopens the case. The woman's desire for social status may have led to her daughter's murder.
Dog Day Afternoons
After a string of bank robberies involving thieves wearing Johnny Cash masks, Rush finds a link that may give new information on an old murder of a bank teller during an almost identical robbery.
When a 1998 drug case is reopened, Valens reveals he had worked undercover on the high-profile case, and now he must face the demons that have been haunting him for eight years.
Rush and her colleagues must solve a killer's demented puzzle and save a young boy's life. In one night, they are pushed to their wits' ends trying to crack the code.
Rush receives new evidence in the 1973 murder of a female college tennis phenomenon who beat the school's best male player in a high-profile match, but the suspect list is long.
Rush reinvestigates the 2002 murder of an aspiring actor and singer who had gotten a part in a production of "Cabaret" but was shot to death outside the backstage door on opening night.
Beautiful Little Fool
A woman researching family history learns her great-grandmother's murder is unsolved. Rush takes the 1929 case, her oldest to date.
Death Penalty: Final Appeal
When a corrupt cop commits suicide, questions are raised about the guilt of a death-row inmate. Misplaced evidence from the original trial indicates the wrong man was implicated.
The Hen House
In 1945, a journalist left a note telling someone to meet her at a train station where she later died. Rush finds she was dating a man who said he was a Jew who escaped the Nazis.
Rush enters the world of gambling to search for the killer of an emergency room physician. The original suspect was a mentally ill homeless man, but the evidence was circumstantial.
Rush breaks procedural rules, putting herself and others in danger, while investigating a drug counselor who was killed two days before he would testify against a student.
A 1995 case involving two teenage boys who committed suicide after going on a murderous rampage at a local mall is reopened when evidence shows there may have been a third shooter.
The War at Home
A 2004 case involving the disappearance of a female Iraqi War veteran is reopened when her high-tech titanium prosthetic arm is found in a river.
When the remains of a man found in a subway tunnel are identified as a miner who disappeared in 1947, Rush and Valens believe that he may have been murdered.
Charged with the emotional task of finding an infant's killer, Rush reopens a 1982 case involving a female baby who died of SIDS under suspicious circumstances.
Rush mixes pleasure with business when her boyfriend, Joseph, asks her to reopen a 2003 case involving an autistic boy who witnessed his parents' murder.
When the 1958 suicide of a celebrated Philadelphia disc jockey is discovered to have actually been a murder, Rush and the team must find the truth of this public persona's private life by decoding a message hidden in his final broadcast.
A case that Jeffries worked on when he was a rookie in 1979 is reopened when evidence is found near the original location of the female victim's body.
Rush reopens the 1975 case of an 8-year-old girl who went missing and was presumed murdered after becoming best friends with an African American girl in a predominately white town.
In 1989, a 33-year-old woman was gunned down in an alley. The unsolved case is reopened when a tape of the victim, made for a dating service, is found after a man's suicide.
After Rush is given clues to an unsolved cop killing, she reopens the case. Her investigation uncovers a secret that may have motivated someone unexpected to murder the patrolman.
The Red and the Blue
When Jeffries' former partner shares new information about the 2000 murder of a male singer, the case is reopened, requiring Rush and a reluctant Scotty to travel to Knoxville, Tennessee, and delve into the world of country music.
In 2006, honors student James Hoffman went missing. When his sister shows Rush and Valens a video clip of James getting brutally beaten, they reopen the investigation.
Rush and Scotty reopen a 1996 accidental death case when new evidence suggests that it may have been murder. The detectives uncover family intrigue concerning money, sex and power.
Miller, who was an undercover cop in 2002, realizes that the killings of two teens from very different towns may be related, and she persuades Rush to reopen the cases.
Blood on the Tracks
When evidence of a pipe bomb is found in a suburban home, Rush reopens the case of a married couple killed in 1981 in what was termed an accidental gas leak explosion at the time.
The Good-Bye Room
When an adoptee claims her biological mother was murdered the day after her birth, Rush and the team explore the world of unwed mothers during the 1950s and 1960s.
Shuffle, Ball Change
During an excavation, construction workers uncover the decomposed and battered body of a sensitive grocery clerk who disappeared in a working-class town in 1984.
A Dollar, a Dream
In 1999, Marlene Bradford lived in her station wagon with her daughters. Now Rush and the team must glean enough facts from the girls' memories to determine who murdered their mother.
Twenty years ago, a man’s young son was raped and murdered. Now he intends to execute a registered sex offender every day until Rush's team can find the culprit in his son's killing.
Stand Up and Holler
An anonymous confession to the killing of a 16-year-old girl is found in a modern art exhibit. As a result, Rush and the team are forced to enter the world of high-school cheerleading in order to solve the murder.
Rush and the team reopen their oldest case to date when they investigate the 1919 death of a young suffragette.
Rush and the other detectives delve into the world of the Russian mob when they reopen a 2005 case involving the murder of a longshoreman.
The Good Death
When a nurse confesses to the mercy killings of six patients, the detectives reopen a 1998 case involving a terminally ill man who suspiciously died months before anticipated.
A hostage situation erupts in the Philadelphia Police Department, and the team must negotiate quickly before they lose one of their own.
Rush tries to convince Stillman -- and herself -- that she's emotionally ready to spearhead the reopening of a 1994 case of three fatally beaten boys.
After a tank top is discovered in an abandoned van, Rush and the team reopen the 1998 case of a 15-year-old girl who was fatally beaten and found partially clothed.
A girl asks for the team's help finding her older sister, a teenage Amish girl who disappeared weeks after leaving home to experience the outside world as part of Rumspringa.
The team reopens a 1953 murder case after new evidence suggests that the victim, an aspiring rock 'n' roll star, was killed in a different place from where his body was found.
Thick as Thieves
The team members investigate the murder case of an unidentified "Jane Doe" who just succumbed to the complications from a gunshot wound that put her in a coma in 1989.
The team reopens the 2002 case of a teen math whiz who was shot after his older half-brother exploited the genius's knack for counting cards and cracking safes to benefit a gang.
In the 100th episode, the remains of a housewife who vanished on the night of Orson Welles' 1938 radio broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" are discovered in a well.
It Takes a Village
Rush and the team hunt for a serial killer after a newly missing boy's body is discovered in a rented storage unit. Three boys’ remains are found in units issued to the same name.
In 1963, a teenage girl caused a stir by dressing and behaving like a boy. She was found dead and considered a suicide victim, but the team wonders if the girl was actually murdered.
When the word "rapist" is found written on the gravestone of a popular male college student who was fatally shot 25 years ago, the team uncovers new suspects in his murder.
The team, attempting to solve the 1945 murder of a man, investigates whether his release from a Japanese-American internment camp during World War II had anything to do with it.
The team searches for a serial bomber whose latest pipe bomb maimed the wrong target and whose three previous bombings collectively blinded a man and killed two others.
The team reopens the 1998 case of a murdered teenage girl after her father is arrested for savagely beating the teen's stepsister, who is just 3 years old.
Andy in C Minor
After new evidence -- a substantial splatter of the blood of a popular deaf boy who went missing in 2006 -- is discovered, the team attempts to find the boy's body and killer.
Lilly and Valens head to West Virginia to retrieve a primary suspect for the 2007 presumed homicide of a young woman abducted from the parking lot outside her engagement party.
When newfound evidence is found confirming the 1997 murder of an ex-con, the team sets out to find the man's killer.
The team reopens a suicide case from 1962 after evidence is produced that the deceased did not write the suicide note.
Ghost of My Child
Lilly and her team investigate when a former drug addict claims she just saw her child in a park, even though he died in a fire in 2005.
Rush and the team reopen the 1973 case of a murdered football player after new evidence surfaces.
Rush and the team investigate the 1991 death of an inner-city schoolteacher when her car keys are found by a former student.
Rush and the team reopen the 1964 murder case of a young white woman who secretly traveled to Mississippi during Freedom Summer.
Rush and the team investigate the 1978 death of a teenage roller skater who was found in a ravine when a new witness claims to have information about it.
Rush and the team investigate the 1951 case of a young Marine who was found dead after going AWOL on his last night of shore leave.
Rush and the team investigate the 1981 case of a missing single mother after her body is found in the trunk of a car.
One Small Step
Rush and the team investigate the 1969 case of a murdered 12-year-old boy after a new clue is given to the retired cop who never gave up the case.
Rush and the team reopen the 1989 murder case of a Russian opera prodigy who defected with her family to the United States.
Pin Up Girl
Rush and the team reopen the 1953 case of a pinup girl when a fan's crime-scene photo offers new evidence.
The team reopens the 2005 murder case of an up-and-coming politician who vowed to rid the neighborhood he grew up in of drug dealers who prey on young kids.
The 1960 case of a murdered flight attendant is reopened.
Rush and the team reopen the 2007 case of an auto mechanic who was murdered after winning the lottery. Valens and Frankie's budding relationship may have a problem.
Rush and the team reopen the 1988 murder case of an up-and-coming reporter when previously unseen footage of her indicates that she was on to a big story is uncovered.
The Brush Man
Rush and the team reopen the 1967 case of a murdered brush salesman when his remains are found at the bottom of a duck pond.
The team tackles an unusual dual investigation of a missing teen and his murdered father, both in the witness protection program.
The team reopens the 1976 case of a murdered honor roll student after a photo reveals her connection to a notoriously vicious motorcycle gang.
As Jeffries fights for his life after being shot in a local convenience store, the rest of the team searches for the shooter.
The team tries to determine if a homeless and delusional paranoid schizophrenic killed his former psychiatrist.
The team reopens the 1958 murder of a real estate developer.
The team investigates the 1999 murder case of a Cuban refugee who was on his way to being a major league baseball player.
The team reopens the 1963 case of a pool hustler who was fatally shot the same day as President John F. Kennedy.
The Long Blue Line
The team investigates the 2005 murder of the first female cadet at a local military school in part one of the season finale.
Into the Blue
A shocking act is committed against Rush.
The trial against the military academy official who tried to harm Rush begins.
The team investigates the 1995 murder of a 17-year-old boy who left his dysfunctional home for the streets, where he started to make his mark as a skateboarding prodigy.
Valens has ties to a teen whose 2004 murder in a juvenile detention center is being investigated by the team. Rush reconnects with former love, Eddie Saccardo.
The team reopens the 1970 murder case of a young musician who was secretly instrumental in creating the Philadelphia soul sound.
The team looks into the 1944 murder of the top pilot of the civilian WWII Women Air Force Service Pilots.
The team investigates the murder of an accomplished Mexican-born jockey who went missing in 1986.
Read Between the Lines
The team explores the 1991 murder of a 14-year-old foster child just starting to break through as a gifted rapper.
The team reopens Stillman's 1983 case of a Chinese American teen who was murdered three months after his girlfriend was killed by Chinese gang members.
New evidence prompts the team to believe that foul play -- not suicide -- was involved in the 1999 death of a high-school debate team champion.
The team tries to find who murdered a minor league ice hockey player on the night that the US team beat the Soviet Union in the 1980 Olympics.
The Good Soldier
The team opens the case of an army recruiter killed two days before his scheduled deployment to Iraq.
The Runaway Bunny
Suspects abound in the 1974 murder case of a private investigator.
While investigating the death of a tagger, Rush, Valens and Miller each deal with vexing personal issues.
The team investigates the 1971 death of a teenage circus performer whose fall may not have been accidental.
The team passes the time at a work acquaintance's wedding by investigating if the bride was responsible for her previous fiancé's unsolved 2008 murder.
The team reopens the case of a dock worker who was moonlighting as a wrestler on the independent circuit until he was shot dead in 1986.
When Vera goes missing, the team hopes one of his old arson cases might offer a lead to his whereabouts.
The Last Drive-In
A tough FBI agent once romantically tied to Stillman enlists the team's aid in finding a serial killer.
The team partners with the FBI to apprehend a serial killer before he shoots his next victims.
Rush and FBI agent Ryan Cavanaugh discover their attraction for one another while investigating the 1969 murder of a US soldier at Woodstock in between tours in Vietnam.
The team investigates the 1989 case of a prom queen who was killed by a potentially deliberate hit-and-run driver. Meanwhile, Rush tries to ignore her father's appeals to giver her troublemaker sister another chance.
Rush looks for her missing sister, Christina.