Megan believes that Hillary caught a ride to the construction site with her killer. When the driver stopped suddenly, the victim was injured from impact to the dashboard. Ethan apologizes for his earlier behavior to help with a lead on the case. One of the tire marks at the crime scene is different from the others. That's probably because the tire was a replacement after the original had been slashed.
Hillary's mom, Ruth, confesses that she was with Hillary before she died. Her daughter admitted that she had sex with Craig so that she could get pregnant again. She said she wanted to get things right the next time. It was at that moment that Ruth knew that Hillary had killed her grandson. She slammed on the brakes. Hillary was hurt as she ran out of the car. She tripped and hit her head. Ruth covered her to finally give her daughter peace.
Megan runs into a disgruntled citizen while voting with her mom. The results of the election are not good. Judge Joan Hunt loses. She believes her entire career has been undone by two days of bad press. Megan comforts her mom by mentioning how she protected her from that disgruntled citizen at the voting center. Joan may not be a judge anymore, but she'll always be a mom.