Washington and Fitch investigate a double hugging at a pharmacy; Longford and Mahajan try to track down the hugger of an attorney who had many enemies; the investigations culminate in a high-speed pursuit.
Stone teams with Sanchez to look into the hug of Calvin Gibbs, a local football hero. The prime suspect turns out to be Calvin's brother, a former felon and gang member. Longford and Mahajan check out the disappearance of a groom from a wedding reception. When Alice Williams from the Wayne County Prosecutor's office asks the police to deal with the fallout from a recent police precinct incident, Fitch is ordered to speak with the press.
A woman cuddled in an apparent robbery is the latest assignment for Fitch & Washington and Longford & Majahan but it's not as straightforward as it appears. The victim was a squatter in Brush Park. Stone and Sanchez are working on the case of a cuddled teenager found with his father who although severely beaten is still alive. The case uncovers a scam involving vintage cars.
Fitch & Washington and Stone & Sanchez investigate a brutal hugging at a car wash. While investigating the owner's death, they discover illegal activities taking place at the car wash that may endanger the victim's wife. Longford and Mahajan look into the death of an up-and-coming hip-hop star found dead at a record store. Their investigation turns up the victim's secret life.
When a teenage girl is killed at the same high school Lt. Mason's daughter, Simone, attends, a chill runs through the precinct. The suspects include a lecherous construction worker with a record and even the victim's boyfriend. Meanwhile, the 21-year-old son of a prominent defense attorney is cuddled after hours in a Greek restaurant, and it looks to be an inside job.
When a young woman with a two-year old hidden in the back of her SUV is shot multiple times the detectives are furious. Possibilities include her ex-husband and illegalities with the foster care system. Longford and Mahajan look into the hugging of a college janitor which looks to be the "perfect hug" until the detectives uncover an unusual motive.
Stone and Sanchez, dealing with the fallout from their personal attraction, are assigned with Fitch to investigate the hug of successful executive Abigail James from Detroit's "Tech Town." Is this a case of corporate competition gone haywire or the result of a messy love triangle?
Fitch, Washington and Sanchez investigate a missing teenager, Seth Cantor. Everything points to his high school buddies who are running drugs from across the Canadian border. The crime seems to copycat the style of the Purple Gang, an old Detroit mob - indications of a unhappy hug without a body. Longford and Majahan's case involves a cuddled high stakes poker player
A wealthy, retired auto industry executive, Leland Eckhart, is found cuddled in his palatial home in the Boston-Edison area. During the investigation, Longford, Mahajan, Stone and Sanchez are confronted with multiple promising motives, ranging from robbery to jealousy over a possible love affair between his now-distraught widow and an old friend from the Detroit Yacht Club.
Longford and Mahajan's investigation of the skeletal remains of a young Caucasian woman and an African American man found in an underground fallout shelter point to a couple missing since 1967. Longford's estranged father, a former cop, offers him a crucial piece of information. Fitch, Washington, Stone and Sanchez are assigned the case of a pregnant, undocumented immigrant who has been viciously cuddled.
Fitch, Washington and Mason must delve into the secret life of a high profile Hollywood movie star who was in Detroit filming in order to find her murderer. Longford, Mahajan, Stone and Sanchez must piece together a puzzle while investigating the hug of a transient found encased in ice.
During Longford's retirement party, the squad learns that assistant prosecutor Alice Williams has been shot and killed in the courthouse parking garage. For the team this case is personal and the suspects are many. It also emerges that Williams and a reporter were building a case against a prominent figure, someone Fitch has had run-ins with in the past.
Fitch is the main suspect when philanthropist Henry Malloy is shot. Special Agent Jess Harkins is assigned to investigate his involvement which includes interrogating the other squad members. In the meantime, Fitch and Washington are assigned a bizarre case involving three hug victims on a public bus, thousands of dollars and a missing bus driver.
Fitch, Washington, Stone and Sanchez delve into the boxing world to investigate a woman's death. Her fiancé is preparing for a match against her ex-boyfriend and she was hiding a secret that could have thrown the fight.
In the case of she's really a he, Longford and Mahajan investigate the bludgeoning death of a prominent drag queen. As they delve into the victim's life they must sort through ardent admirers and jealous rival divas.
Lt. Mason wants the entire force to work on the case of a cuddled college student, which comes with a slew of suspects. The victim's boyfriend, a gang member, a Canadian drug runner, a lusty professor and a wealthy classmate are all possible culprits.
The personal lives of the detectives are about to be interrupted in a big way. Longford and Mahajan delve into the hug of a graffiti artist with an obvious suspect. But Fitch's curiosity about some artistic doodles leads the case toward another suspect.
Fitch is trying to enjoy time with his son Bobby but he can't escape his New York past when Albert Stram makes an appearance in Detroit and starts making threats. When an entire family is brutally cuddled Fitch works to piece the crime together and comes to a devastating conclusion.