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Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

Lone Star Obsession

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  • 3.1K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:26:48

When a doctor is found murdered, investigators are stumped as to who would want him dead. Police discover simmering jealousies and a love triangle. Andrea Canning has the latest developments. Originally aired on NBC on October 8, 2020.

Burning Suspicion

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  • 3K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:26:21

In this Dateline classic, investigators question what went wrong when a young wife and mother is found dead after a house fire in a small Kansas town. Was it an act of murder? Keith Morrison reports. Originally aired on NBC on October 11, 2013.

Unthinkable: The Menendez Murders

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  • 4.9K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:29:10

In this Dateline classic, Keith Morrison takes a comprehensive look at the case of Lyle and Erik Menendez who were convicted more than two decades ago of murdering their parents in Beverly Hills. Originally aired on NBC on November 17, 2017.

Tallahassee Trap

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  • 3.5K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:25:56

Dennis Murphy has the latest on the case of a Florida law professor murdered in his garage, including new details, newly-released evidence and bombshell testimony from a long-awaited trial.

Double Lives

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  • 3.9K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:27:07

In this Dateline classic, police discover a mother of three was living a dangerous double life after she vanishes in Colorado. Keith Morrison reports. Originally aired on NBC on March 31, 2017.

The Secrets of Cottonwood Creek

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  • 13K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:26:54

In this Dateline classic, Fred and Leslie Mueller are weeks away from celebrating their 27th wedding anniversary when a photo-op during a hike goes horribly wrong. Andrea Canning reports. Originally aired on NBC on May 30, 2014.

Left for Dead

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  • 8.5K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:25:14

A young woman survives a brutal attack and detectives work tirelessly to find a suspect. But when they finally do, the victim is convinced they have the wrong man. Keith Morrison reports.

Trouble at the 7-11 Ranch

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  • 2.5K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 42:09

When a Colorado rancher mysteriously disappears, his friends know something isn’t right and spend years fighting for answers. Josh Mankiewicz reports.

Queen of the County

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  • 3.2K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 44:43

In this Dateline classic, the matriarch of a prominent pecan growing family in San Saba, Texas goes missing and her caretaker is murdered. Josh Mankiewicz reports. Originally aired on NBC on April 23, 2015.

Secrets from the Grave

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  • 4.4K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 42:31

In 1985, Scott Purk calls 911 to report that his pregnant wife, Meg Purk, has died by suicide. The case is closed until a suspicious house fire 24 years later leads police to question what really happened that day. With no eyewitnesses or physical evidence, the detectives begin the search for answers. Josh Mankiewicz reports.

And Then There Were Three

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  • 3.6K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 44:02

Just days before Christmas, high school senior Michelle Martinko is found stabbed to death in her car after visiting the mall. It would take almost 40 years for investigators to identify the killer – and when they did, Martinko’s family and friends were stunned. Dennis Murphy reports.

Down the Back Staircase

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  • 1.9K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:27:08

In this Dateline classic, novelist and former mayoral candidate Michael Peterson finds his wife, Kathleen, dead at the bottom of the back staircase in their North Carolina mansion. Dennis Murphy reports. Originally aired on NBC on April 7, 2017.

Mystery in Orange County: Behind the Scenes

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  • 1.9K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 45:01

Josh Mankiewicz reflects on one of his most memorable episodes: the case of 36-year-old Iraq War veteran Maribel Ramos who calls 911 to reveal she is scared for her safety. When she later disappears, investigators have to figure out who exactly she was afraid of.

Deadly House of Cards

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  • 4.3K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:27:24

In this Dateline classic, when Johnny Altinger sent strange emails to friends saying he skipped off to Costa Rica with a new girlfriend and doesn’t respond to phone calls, a missing person investigation begins that leads detectives into a hall of mirrors where fact and fantasy merge. Keith Morrison reports. Originally aired on NBC on September 16, 2011.

The Man Who Wasn't There

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  • 10K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 01:27:17

In this Dateline classic, a family’s American dream turns into a nightmare when their mother is murdered in their home one night. The mystery goes unsolved for years until a new detective reopens the case, resulting in an undercover sting operation and unexpected twists and turns. Josh Mankiewicz reports. Originally aired on NBC on July 25, 2014.

Written in Blood

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  • 5.5K views
  • almost 4 years ago
  • 44:56

In this Dateline classic, Karen Pannell, a one-time model and flight attendant, is found murdered in her kitchen. On the wall next to her body is a message written in her own blood: the letters R O C. What does it mean? Dennis Murphy reports. Originally aired on NBC on August 17, 2012.

The Inside Man

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  • 5.2K views
  • almost 4 years ago
  • 46:18

In this Dateline classic, Jimmy Keene, a popular, superstar high school athlete, seemed to have it all growing up in the river city of Kankakee, Illinois. But then, he began selling drugs and moved to Chicago, where his business boomed but a danger lurked 150 miles south that would change his life forever. Lester Holt reports. Originally aired on NBC on September 14, 2012.

Without a Trace

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  • almost 4 years ago
  • 47:20

In this Dateline classic, an entire community pulls together in the search for 29 year-old Carrie Olson after she is reported missing when doesn’t show up for work. Detectives suspect foul play and soon focus their investigation on two men in her life. Andrea Canning reports. Originally aired on NBC on October 23, 2015.

A Bronx Tale

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  • 3.2K views
  • almost 4 years ago
  • 46:10

In this Dateline classic, Josh Mankiewicz tells the story Eric Glisson, who was wrongly convicted of the 1995 murder of a Bronx cab driver. From behind bars, and with the help of those who believed in him, he was able to prove his innocence after serving 18 years of his life in jail for a crime he didn't commit. Eric opens up to Dateline about his life after his release. Originally aired on NBC on June 6, 2014.

Death of a Golden Girl

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  • 8.1K views
  • almost 4 years ago
  • 45:14

In this Dateline classic, Dennis Murphy reports on the case of a 26 year-old model and aspiring Playboy Playmate who goes missing after visiting a Miami nightclub with her boyfriend. Within 24 hours of her disappearance, police find her brutally murdered. Originally aired on NBC on March 19, 2010.