In the first-season finale, Kyle's investigation takes a new turn. Meanwhile, Whitney's mom arrives to take her daughter back to the city; the romantic triangle among Danny, Jo and Charlie culminates; and additional secrets of Vikram's are unearthed.
A determined Danny wants to solve the murder cover-up, so he seeks help from an old confidant. Meanwhile, Jo is suspicious of a friend's motives; Lacey tries to be supportive of Whitney; and Tess gets some shocking info.
Jo learns more about Danny's past as she bonds with Charlie, and this alarms Danny. Meanwhile, Karen shares words of wisdom with Danny; Whitney proves to be a bad influence on Lacey; Tess gets assistance from Karen; and Kyle grows suspicious of Jack.
Jo runs for study-body president and requests campaign assistance from Charlie. Meanwhile, Danny feels like he's being haunted by Vikram; and Jack's daughter returns to town after getting expelled from boarding school, and she quickly befriends Lacey.
Danny and Jo are puzzled by a huge cover-up. Meanwhile, Danny acquires a large sum of money, putting a strain on his relationship with his mom; Jo asks her mother about the distance between her parents; and Tess reveals something new to Kyle.
Things get tense for Danny and Lacey as the homecoming dance looms. Meanwhile, Jo tries to help Andie and Rico get together; Danny recognizes someone who's linked to his past in juvenile hall; and Tess struggles to keep secrets from Kyle.
Danny wonders if he deserves a second chance, while Karen has doubts about reconnecting with Jack. Elsewhere, Lacey thinks there's a link between Gloria and Vikram; Charlie takes an interest in Lacey; and the mayor is connected to something surprising.
Danny seeks help from Jo as he hides from the cops, and he tells her and Lacey the truth about Tara. Meanwhile, Kyle has a new suspect in Regina's murder thanks to info from Lacey; and Danny suspects that his dad might be alive.
Lacey considers sacrificing popularity after discovering the in-crowd has been keeping a secret that could help Danny; Tyler continues to pursue Jo, who makes a decision she might regret; and it appears that Phoebe may hold some clues to Regina's mysterious past. Elsewhere, Marilyn turns up new evidence that refutes Karen's confession; and Tess calls in a favor from an old friend.
Regina's mom wants Danny expelled from school in the wake of the soccer team's poisoning incident. Meanwhile, Kyle is displeased to discover that the mayor hired an additional investigator to look into Regina's murder; and Rico tries to conceal a damaging video.
Lacey's father comes to town for a birthday celebration, and he's keeping a big secret. Meanwhile, Danny and Kyle join forces; Jo and Lacey consider sharing a significant piece of evidence; and Rico is informed about the existence of a distressing video.
Danny tries to fit in better by throwing a party, and Tyler agrees to help him with the bash if he subjects himself to an interview for Tyler's documentary. Meanwhile, Jo and Tyler go on a date; and Kyle gets Karen to divulge something surprising.
Phoebe's brother hosts a party at a cemetery, where Jo and Lacey spill a secret while pressuring Danny to open up about what he's been hiding. Meanwhile, Danny makes a blunder on the soccer team; and a job interview goes poorly for Karen.
Danny, Jo and Lacey embark on a road trip to Connecticut to search for clues in Regina's murder, and Jo and Lacey quarrel along the way. Meanwhile, Kyle searches for Jo; and an unplanned pottery lesson brings Karen and Tess closer.
The annual fall festival is held, and the townsfolk disagree about whether to allow Danny to attend. Meanwhile, the mayor berates Kyle; Jo and Lacey have questions about the necklace; and as Jo bonds with Danny, she neglects her friendship with Rico.
Jo attends a sleepover, where she tries to gather info from Regina's friends. Meanwhile, Karen reconnects with some old pals, but the reunion turns sour when Regina's mom confronts her about Danny; and Danny struggles through his first soccer match.
Jo tries something new and participates in a sobriety skit at school, but it doesn't go well. Elsewhere, Kyle questions Karen about the missing photo of Aunt Tara's necklace; and Danny tries to reconnect with Lacey.
Danny's and Jo's families have dinner together, and the evening is full of tension. Meanwhile, a grief counselor tries to help the students at school, but Lacey struggles with her emotions, especially when Phoebe reaches out to her.
In the series premiere of this drama, a teen who served time in a juvenile-detention center returns home and reconnects with his close friends, but soon he finds himself a suspect in a classmate's death.