Gloria and Michelle investigate the murder of a bookstore owner whose hippie lifestyle masked dark secrets. Meanwhile, Rush considers telling Michelle how he feels about her, and Gloria invites Brennan over for a family dinner.
A bodyguard and a top divorce attorney are killed during a robbery at a high-stakes poker game. Valdez's ex-wife (Vivica A. Fox) is assigned to handle the press, which causes tension within the department. Meanwhile, Gloria gets stuck at the courthouse waiting to testify for the DA.
A woman known for dating policemen is murdered, and the evidence suggests a cop may be the killer. Meanwhile, Davey's growing popularity with the women in the neighborhood results in some free meals but a huge headache for Gloria.
A young couple known as the Newlywed Bandits are found dead on the day they were supposed to report to jail, and a double suicide is suspected. But Gloria and Michelle unearth evidence that takes the case in a different direction. Meanwhile, Nick's nonstop texting with a girl raises concern for Gloria.
Gloria and Michelle investigate the murder of an adviser at a prestigious college and learn about the intense competition for Ivy League admittance. Meanwhile, Nick's exam scores label him as gifted, but Gloria has doubts about enrolling him in private school.
Divorced homicide detective Gloria Sheppard (Ally Walker) tries to balance her professional life with motherhood. In the pilot episode, Gloria and her partner, Michelle (Tisha Campbell-Martin), probe a fatal mugging that may have been a targeted murder. At home, Gloria is tasked with creating a play costume for her youngest son.