CSI: New York is a crime drama about forensic investigators who use high-tech science to follow the evidence and solve crimes in the Big Apple. Detective Mack "Mac" Taylor is a dedicated and driven crime scene investigator. He and his partner, Detective Stella Bonasera, share a passion for the job. They lead a team of experts amid the city that never sleeps. Their team includes Danny Messer, a Brooklyn-born investigator and Dr. Sheldon Hawkes, a reclusive coroner. Joining them is homicide Detective Don Flack and investigator Aiden Burn. These investigators follow the evidence as they piece together clues to crack their cases.
The team finds three young women, all of whom appear to have been brutalized in the same way.
Junkie Jordy Thompkins was shot dead in an alleyway, but the bullet that killed him is missing.
After a skeleton is found on a tour bus and turns out to be over a decade old, Mac and the team use the backpack they have found to track the belongings to a young man named Aaron Moreland, only to learn that the body they have cannot possibly belong to him.
On the very night that he wins a D.J. competition, DJ Banner is found dead in an alleyway outside the club where the contest is being run.
Stella and Aiden investigate after finding the body of a teenage girl in a creek.
Terrell Davenport and Octavia Figueroa are the only survivors of a brutal slaying and robbery at a fast food restaurant that leaves Danny and Aiden scratching their heads when they can't find a suspect until they take a closer look into the life of one of the survivors.
When the charred bodies of two men who had been robbing a Chinatown bank are found, the entire team investigates the crime, which leads them to Doris, the missing infant of the bank's manager.
Danny and Mac investigate after a briefcase belonging to Luke Sutton is found left in the NYMEX with a bloody note inside.
After mounted officer Valasquez is shot down in the park, Mac goes looking for the bullet that killed the officer.
A game of one-on-one is interrupted by the discovery of a woman covered in blood leaning over the body of another woman who has had a stake driven through her heart.
Mac and Stella investigate the electrocution death of a man found in a subway tunnel.
Mac, Aiden and Flack investigate when Elaine Curtis is found dead at a dog competition, a knitting needle sticking out of her chest, and no shortage of suspects ranging from judges to trainers to contestants.
Mac and Stella investigate the death of Paul Montenassi, a young man left to bleed to death in the snow.
The body of a young contortionist is found folded into a box in Coney Island, leading Mac and Stella to the circus where they find themselves embroiled in a real-life Romeo and Juliet story between the dead contortionist, Lukas, and a trapeze artist, Anasuya.
The team's investigation into the death of Hannah Bloom, who died at her own wedding, is put on hold when her father refuses to allow them to perform an autopsy until after his daughter's body is blessed by a rabbi.
Mac and Stella investigate when they find the body of Paddy Dolan, a longshoreman.
When young gang members murder the owner of an upscale Bronx wine store, the CSI's must work to find evidence that ultimately ties someone to the crime.
When the chief investigator of a controversial report documenting corruption within the NYPD is gunned down the day before his findings are published, Mac and Stella must find the killer, launching a massive search that makes every officer listed in the report a suspect.
When the body of a young woman is discovered at a laundry facility, the bed sheets she is wrapped in lead Mac and Stella back to an upscale New York hotel that houses diplomats from around the world when the United Nations is in special session.
When a college student is beaten, shot to death and his apartment ransacked in what appears to be a drug-related hit, the team must track down his killers.
While processing a crime scene, Danny is suddenly attacked by a suspect hiding in the victim's closet.
The team examines the murder of an avid Boston Red Sox fan found dead with a ruptured spleen following a tough loss against New York.
While Mac dines at his local breakfast spot, a gunman opens fire, leaving a waitress critically injured and a man dead, and Mac having to choose whether to chase after the suspect or save the life of the young woman.