As Inspectors Bishop and Cole uncover disparate pieces of evidence -- a flowering hydrangea plant, a severed human finger with attached compass ring, a cellular phone, a gold locket and the victim’s body – they attempt to solve the homicide of a beautiful young pharmacist. Meanwhile, Cole continues to struggle with the memories and grief of his own wife’s unsolved murder.
After a boxer is found dead in an alley following a fight, Cole and Bishop try to solve the murder and find the killer.
After the tragic, accidental death of her newlywed husband, a wife discovers posthumously that her husband had been concealing a year-long battle with cancer, prompting Goldman to recall painful memories of loss and tragedy from his own childhood.
As five friends from the same rehab center celebrate their sobriety together, Bishop and Cole are mystified when each of them is murdered under very similar circumstances.
When a very traditional Chinese business owner is killed in cold blood, Bishop and Cole must look to his strident Confucian practices to help solve his murder.
Cole and Bishop investigate the murder of a man who was killed while stealing a bottle of wine from a restaurant wine cellar vault. Meanwhile, both Bishop and Cole consider their dating prospects at work.
When a paramedic is killed while accompanying her journalist boyfriend to a robbery in progress, Bishop and Cole trace the crimes to a suspect with a very personal vendetta. Meanwhile, Cole has some secret plans in store for Bishop's non-birthday.
When a nightclub DJ is brutally murdered, evidence leads to a misunderstanding that uncovers yet another equally gruesome attempted homicide. Meanwhile, Bishop feels obligated to help his brother -- recently released from prison -- find a job, and Cole looks deeper into the mystery of his own wifes murder.