The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she is assigned cases that have never been solved. Detective Lilly Rush combines her natural instincts with the updated technology available today to bring about justice for all the victims she can.
In the season premiere, the team re-opens the 1966 case of a young woman who was thought to have jumped overboard from an ocean liner.
The team re-opens the 1995 case of a skateboarding prodigy who lived on the streets.
The team re-investigates the 2004 death of a teen-aged boy who was wrongly sent to a a juvenile detention center.
The team re-investigates the 1970 death of a 20-year-old musician who was keeping a secret from his religious father.
The team re-opens the 1944 case of a female pilot who was part of a civilian program to aid the Air Force during World War II.
The team re-opens the 1986 death of a jockey when his remains are found buried with horses.
he team re-opens the 1991 death of a talented 14-year-old rapper girl who was placed into foster care with her sister.
The team re-investigates Lt. Stillman's cold case from 1983, the death of a Chinese-American teen whose girlfriend had been killed by Chinese gang members only three months earlier.
The team re-opens the 1999 case of a high school debate champion whose death was originally ruled as a suicide.
The team re-opens the 1980 case of a murdered ice hockey player.
The team re-investigates the 2005 murder of a Green Beret recruiter who was suspected of being a jewelry thief when his former subordinate presents compelling evidence for his innocence.
The team re-opens the 1974 case of a murdered private investigator.
The team investigates 1983 murder of a graffiti artist who died from a fatal dose of paint.
When new evidence of potential foul play emerges, the team re-opens the 1971 case of a teenage circus aerialist who fell to her death while performing a dangerous new act.
At a colleague's wedding, Det. Jeffries convinces the rest team to re-open the 2008 death of the bride's previous fiancé.
The team investigates the 1986 murder of a pro wrestler.
Realizing that the missing Vera has finally hit rock bottom, his worried team members hope that a new twist to a 2006 arson case, which he was secretly obsessing about in recent weeks, might supply leads to his whereabouts.
When ballistics tie a recent murder case of Rush's to a serial killer who was seemingly inactive for 27 years, a tough FBI agent with ties to Stillman shows up to enlist the team's aid in finding the killer who has eluded her for 30 years.
After determining the serial killer's identity - and some of his likely future targets - the team and the FBI work together to apprehend him while trying to locate and protect the people he's preparing to kill.
Rush and FBI agent Ryan Cavanaugh discover their attraction for one another while investigating the 1969 murder of a GI at Woodstock, and Vera helps his married ex-girlfriend, Megan, after sentimental jewelry is stolen from her home.
Rush tries to ignore her father's appeals to give her troublemaker sister another chance after she suddenly resurfaces.
Valens partners with Rush to locate her abducted, drug-addicted sister, while Jeffries tries to bring justice to the case of a murdered teenaged girl that has haunted him for 17 years.