Jinny and Magda determine that a married lawyer's affair with his intern makes him the prime suspect in the case of her sudden disappearance. Meanwhile, C.D. and Nate investigate a man who stole from the rich to give to his disabled son. Raina: Taraji Henson. Gabriel: Jose Yenque. Kate: Bonnie Bedelia.
Jinny and Magda uncover the circumstances that drove a seemingly well-adjusted youth to kill his stepfather; Nate and C.D. investigate a hit-and-run caused by a woman who was talking on her cell phone. Kate: Bonnie Bedelia. Raina: Taraji Henson. Nate: Jon Hamm.
C.D. is brokenhearted over the death of a 20-year-old aspiring model who got mixed up with a bad crowd; and Magda wonders if she was too hasty about rejecting Gabe's marriage proposal. Also: Raina experiences Jinny's bad temper firsthand after eliciting an unusable confession in a murder case. Jinny: Nancy McKeon. Gabe: Jose Yenque. Ben: Jacob Urrutia. Magda: Lisa Vidal. Nate: Jon Hamm.
As the inspectors sift for clues to a bomber who has killed two people, a woman comes forth with the assailant's identity, under the condition that there will be no death penalty. Elsewhere, C.D. and Nate investigate a corpse found in a church; and Jinny has an emotional confrontation with her ex-boyfriend (Jay Harrington). John: Alex Rocco. Magda: Lisa Vidal. Kate: Bonnie Bedelia. Jinny: Nancy McKeon. Raina: Taraji P. Henson.
A case from Raina's past may determine her future with the force. Also, C.D. and Nate help an adult woman end the cycle of abuse within her family. Ben: Jacob Urrutia. Magda: Lisa Vidal. Kate: Bonnie Bedelia. Raina: Taraji P. Henson.
Jinny is accused of drinking again after she kills a cop who acted out of line in arresting a drug dealer; and Magda's son runs away from home because he is upset over her split with Gabriel (Jose Yenque). Magda: Lisa Vidal. Ben: Jacob Urrutia. Raina: Taraji P. Henson. John: Alex Rocco.
Jinny and Magda are shocked by the lengths to which a mother goes to get her child into an exclusive school; C.D. and Nate believe a stalker was killed by one of his victims; and Kate is thrown for a loop by her daughter's announcement that she is gay. Amanda: Morgan Brayton. Raina: Taraji P. Henson. Jinny: Nancy McKeon. Magda: Lisa Vidal.
Jinny seeks Magda's forgiveness for past sins committed while she was on the bottle, and Magda's sister (Tanya Vidal) is released from jail and looking for a place to live. Also: C.D. and Nate turn to a psychic's help in desperation about locating a young girl, while Kate comes to terms with her mom's death. Dusty: Troy Evans. Gabe: Jose Yenque. Raina: Taraji P. Henson. Nate: Jon Hamm. Magda: Lisa Vidal.
Jinny's commitment to Alcoholics Anonymous is tested when she and Magda investigate the murder of a former pop star whose notoriety gained him a female following at AA meetings. Also, Kate handles a criminal case involving the deputy chief of police's ex-wife, while C.D. learns her soon-to-be ex wants their divorce finalized ASAP so that he can remarry. James McDaniel. Charles Haysbert: James Avery. Dusty: Troy Evans. Nate: Jon Hamm.
C.D. and Nate investigate a kidnapping case in which a man attempts to regain custody of his kids by setting up his ex-wife to commit a crime. Raina, meanwhile, persuades a young boy to testify against a gang, but at a possible risk to his family. Also, Magda enlists Jinny's help with wedding preparations. Gabriel: Jose Yenque. Ben: Jacob Urrutia. Kate: Bonnie Bedelia. Nate: Jon Hamm.
Kate's old friend becomes a political foe when she leads a campaign to free a convicted killer; and Nate is troubled by his mentally disabled sister's decision to get married. Also, Jinny and Magda investigate a botched murder plot involving identical twins. Raina: Taraji P. Henson. Charles: James Avery. Kate: Bonnie Bedelia. C.D.: Tracey Needham.
Kate's 50th-birthday present from her daughter (Morgan Brayton) is a surprise visit from her ex. Elsewhere, C.D. and Nate try to help a 12-year-old girl who got busted for heroin possession; while Jinny and Magda reluctantly ask a woman to talk about her being raped in order to solve a new rape case. Kate: Bonnie Bedelia. Raina: Taraji P. Henson. Nate: Jon Hamm. C.D.: Tracey Needham.
An old high-school rival turns to Raina for help in ridding herself of a dangerous secret admirer, while Jinny and Magda suspect a woman was killed by an envious coworker. Elsewhere, C.D. clashes with her boyfriend (James McDaniel) over his unruly son. Kate: Bonnie Bedelia. Nate: Jon Hamm. C.D.: Tracey Needham. Raina: Taraji P. Henson.
A JAG investigator is called in to assist C.D. and Nate when a female combat pilot is found brutally murdered; Magda and Jinny look into a young man's drug-related death at a rave. On the personal front, Raina uncovers information that provides new insight into her relationship with Dom. Kate: Bonnie Bedelia. C.D.: Tracey Needham. Nate: Jon Hamm.
The search for Mr. Right takes Kate to a service for singles, where she must endure a bunch of loser dates before at last finding a potential love. On the job, Jinny and Magda go undercover in their investigation of an unlicensed plastic surgeon, while C.D. and Nate hold a judge responsible for the murder of a young woman. Ross: Peter Coyote. Raina: Taraji P. Henson. Nate: Jon Hamm. Kate: Bonnie Bedelia.
Magda second-guesses her decision to tie the knot with Gabe just days before their scheduled trip to the altar. Kate, meanwhile, is torn between two lovers when her ex returns looking for a second chance and things start to get serious with Ross (Peter Coyote). On the job, Jinny tracks down a serial hair bandit, as C.D. and Nate investigate the death of a popular advice columnist. Louis: Robin Thomas. Ben: Jacob Urrutia. Lily: Tanya Vidal. Gabe: Jose Yenque. Magda: Lisa Vidal.
Jinny runs into a stumbling block on her road to recovery from alcoholism when her AA sponsor falls off the wagon; and Magda assumes the worst after her son becomes mysteriously ill. Also: C.D. and Nate look into a sleazy private eye's case history to solve the murder of his personal assistant. Dusty: Troy Evans. Benjamin: Jacob Urrutia. Gabe: Jose Yenque. Kate: Bonnie Bedelia. Raina: Taraji P. Henson.
C.D. and Nate search for a serial killer who strikes on nights with a full moon, as they also work on a murder case involving a reality-based show that puts unfaithful lovers on TV. Jinny, meanwhile, must work with ex-boyfriend Teddy (Jay Harrington) as he prepares to prosecute a criminal she collared; and a man (Kirk Baltz) begs Raina to put him behind bars to keep him from breaking the law. Prof. Chang: James Hong. Arnold: Jonathan Scarfe. Jessica: Brigid Brannagh. Lisa Porter: Kim Murphy.
A hostage crisis finds Raina at gunpoint on a crowded city bus. As Kate works to resolve the situation without any casualties, she feels pressure from Haysbert (James Avery) to avoid any negative press. In other developments, Magda comes to accept Ben's leukemia. Gabe: Jose Yenque. Ben: Jacob Urrutia. Jinny: Nancy McKeon. C.D.: Tracey Needham.
Part 1 of two. C.D. and Nate work round the clock to end a spree of racist killings, which leads them to a hate-spouting family in the 'burbs. Meanwhile, Kate butts heads with Deputy Chief Haysbert (James Avery); and Raina studies to become a detective. Outside of work, Jinny is shocked to learn of her dad's “other” life, as Magda stays by Ben's bedside during his treatment for leukemia. John Sr.: Alex Rocco. Casey: Allen Cutler. Kimberly Smith: Tracy Middendorf. Nate: Jon Hamm.
Conclusion. SFPD detectives pursue a hate-crime killer, but Kate is briefly distracted from the case by ex-husband Louis (Robin Thomas), who has “incredible” news. C.D., meanwhile, contemplates taking a vacation with Brian (James McDaniel). Away from work, Magda begins the search for a bone-marrow donor for Ben, as Jinny deals with her ailing dad's “other” family. John Sr.: Alex Rocco. Ronnie: Melanie Smith. Gabe: Jose Yenque. Raina: Taraji P. Henson.