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


  • 03 AUG 2021
    As Darkness Fell
    42m 0s

    Mark and Mary Beth Harshbarger had a passion for hunting. They were both excellent shots and rarely missed, until one tragic outing changed everything. Keith Morrison reports in this Dateline classic. Originally aired on NBC on April 22, 20...

  • 28 JUL 2021
    Lost in Sin City
    41m 23s

    Theresa Insana was smart, fashionable and full of faith. But life took a fatal turn when the girl who grew up in Niagara Falls moved to Las Vegas to pursue a career as a casino sales executive. Josh Mankiewicz reports in this Dateline class...

  • 27 JUL 2021
    The Cliff’s Edge
    41m 53s

    In this Dateline classic, a romantic night out goes terribly wrong when Jody Scharf falls from the edge of a cliff. But was it an accident -- or was she pushed? Chris Jansing reports. Originally aired on NBC on August 12, 2011.

  • 21 JUL 2021
    Justice for Bonnie
    41m 52s

    In this Dateline classic, Keith Morrison reports from Alaska on a mother’s emotional crusade to find her daughter’s killer. Originally aired on NBC on January 13, 2012.

  • 20 JUL 2021
    Twisted Loyalty
    40m 13s

    Chicago police search for a killer after Robert O’Dubaine, a nightclub owner, is gunned down in his home. As detectives investigate the motive, they discover it was a targeted killing, connected to a twisted sense of loyalty and tradition....

  • 14 JUL 2021
    Deadly Betrayal
    40m 23s

    When loving mother Lisa Knoefel is stabbed to death in her home outside Cleveland, her family is shattered. Josh Mankiewicz reports.

  • 13 JUL 2021
    House of Horrors
    40m 17s

    When Nichole Payne and her son Taylor are found dead in their home, it takes nearly a decade to unravel what happened. For the first time, Nichole’s children Remington and Jackson share what they saw the day their mother and brother were mu...

  • 07 JUL 2021
    The Mystery of the Murdered Major
    41m 19s

    Army Major David Shannon is executed while asleep in bed. His wife Joan escapes unscathed but doesn’t see the shooter. The crime scene offers few leads until detectives make a bizarre discovery. Keith Morrison reports. Originally aired on N...

  • 06 JUL 2021
    The Day She Disappeared
    43m 15s

    In this Dateline classic, a missing persons case quickly becomes a homicide investigation. Police have no suspects, but a grieving family has suspicions. Keith Morrison reports. Originally aired on NBC on August 19, 2011.

  • 30 JUN 2021
    The Player
    41m 48s

    It was a double murder that was both shocking and puzzling. There were no witnesses, and few clues. The victims were a respected couple. Their son, it turned out, played poker for a living. Could that lifestyle have had something to do with...

  • 29 JUN 2021
    The Story of Somebody
    40m 26s

    A mother's search for answers in her son’s murder raises questions about whether Chicago police detectives did enough to try to solve his case. Josh Mankiewicz reports.

  • 23 JUN 2021
    Suspicion
    41m 34s

    In this Dateline classic, a loft apartment building in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, is home to an eclectic group of residents. When a wealthy businessman starts working with two of them, a chain of events is set in motion that leaves one...

  • 22 JUN 2021
    Deadly Exposure
    41m 7s

    Accidental carbon monoxide poisoning is the cause for hundreds of American deaths every year, but according to police in Lima, Ohio, one of those deaths wasn’t an accident – in this Dateline classic, they say it was murder. Kate Snow report...

  • 16 JUN 2021
    Taken
    41m 25s

    In this Dateline classic, a 7-day mystery grips the city of Detroit after a young talented drummer with dreams of rock-and-roll stardom suddenly goes missing. Dennis Murphy reports. Originally aired on NBC on September 17, 2010.

  • 15 JUN 2021
    Breakout
    40m 34s

    When a Kansas prisoner escapes in a van driven by a wife and mother who volunteers at the prison, investigators scramble to track down the pair. Andrea Canning reports.

  • 09 JUN 2021
    Crossing the Line
    41m 10s

    In this Dateline classic, after a fatal car crash, investigators find a series of revealing text messages that lead them to believe it may not have been an accident. Keith Morrison reports. Originally aired on NBC on November 11, 2011.

  • 08 JUN 2021
    The Pink Gun Mystery
    1h 22m 38s

    When a complicated Texas love triangle ends in murder, a pink gun leads to an arrest, until new evidence prompts investigators to rethink the case. Josh Mankiewicz reports.

  • 02 JUN 2021
    The Goldfinger Mystery
    41m 19s

    In this Dateline classic, California entrepreneurs James and Pamela Fayed live a golden life. In a few short years they turn a fledgling coin company into a gold trading empire. But when Pamela is brutally stabbed to death and it’s captured...

  • 01 JUN 2021
    Deadly Triangle
    41m 14s

    In this Dateline classic, Gary McFarland awakens on a December morning in 1985 to find his father Archie stabbed to death in the driveway. As police arrive Gary suddenly realizes he knows who did it. Keith Morrison reports. Originally aired...

  • 26 MAY 2021
    Deadly Conspiracy
    40m 49s

    In this Dateline classic, a woman leaves her ailing father for just 15 minutes and during that brief time he is stabbed to death. A buried clue indicates the murder was a conspiracy. Keith Morrison reports. Originally aired on NBC on July 1...

  • 25 MAY 2021
    Secrets by the Bay
    1h 22m 19s

    Elizabeth Sullivan, a mother of two, suddenly vanishes in 2014. Nearly two years later, her body is found in the San Diego Bay, but medical examiners say she had only been dead for about a month or two. Keith Morrison reports.

  • 19 MAY 2021
    Kidnapped
    41m 45s

    In this Dateline classic, 24-year-old Elisa Levy thinks she’s headed to a meeting about an environmental project. But the “meeting” is really a setup for abduction. Kate Snow reports. Originally aired on NBC on July 22, 2011.

  • 18 MAY 2021
    A Wanted Man
    1h 21m 53s

    Dr. Mark Weinberger and his wife Michelle were vacationing in the Greek Islands when he vanished, leaving behind financial ruin and a growing number of malpractice suits. The question of his whereabouts remains unanswered for five years, un...

  • 12 MAY 2021
    Murder in Broad Daylight
    41m 0s

    In this Dateline classic, Rusty Sneiderman was a young entrepreneur whose world comes crashing down one morning with four gunshots. A fatal triangle is revealed: Was this a crime of passion? Dennis Murphy reports. Originally aired on NBC on...

  • 11 MAY 2021
    Window of Opportunity
    1h 22m 27s

    A Michigan community is shocked when a local mother is found stabbed to death. After the case goes cold for more than a decade, a bombshell reignites the investigation. Andrea Canning reports.

  • 05 MAY 2021
    Shattered Bonds
    40m 35s

    When Stephen Moore suddenly disappears in New Jersey, his whereabouts remain a mystery until a car erupts in flames in a nearby town, leading to a major break in a case. Andrea Canning reports.

  • 04 MAY 2021
    Mystery in Mustang
    42m 26s

    In this Dateline classic, beloved fire chief, Keith Bryan, is a pillar of his community. Then, when he is shot in his home, police are left to wonder who would want to hurt the local hero? Turns out, someone was living a secret life, and it...

  • 28 APR 2021
    Behind Closed Doors: The Phony Rockefeller
    42m 13s

    In this Dateline classic, young newlyweds, John and Linda Sohus simply vanish. There was no reason to suspect foul play until an eerie discovery tied to a case that made international headlines, and was linked to the name of one of America’...

  • 27 APR 2021
    The Necklace
    1h 22m 24s

    Private investigator and former police officer Taylor Wright could handle herself, and if necessary, she knew how to disappear. But when she does vanish, detectives think there is more to the story after her girlfriend receives strange text...

  • 21 APR 2021
    Obsession: The Jodi Arias Story
    41m 35s

    In this Dateline classic, Josh Mankiewicz takes an in-depth look into the case and trial of Jodi Arias, the 32-year-old Arizona woman who admitted to killing her former boyfriend, Travis Alexander. Originally aired on NBC on May 10, 2013.

  • 20 APR 2021
    The Phone Call
    1h 22m 22s

    When Kathleen Schroll makes a phone call that names her killer right before her death, it leads to the arrest of a father for murder. But two trials and 12 years later, authorities begin to wonder if he was the victim, not the villain. Nata...

  • 15 APR 2021
    The Sting
    41m 2s

    In this Dateline classic, newlywed Dalia Dippolito returns home from the gym to the awful news that her husband has been killed. In a case where almost nothing is as it seems, investigators want to know: Was Dalia diabolical or an unwitting...

  • 14 APR 2021
    Someone Was Watching
    42m 6s

    A Dateline classic with a plot straight out of an Alfred Hitchcock film. A young woman peers into her neighbor's yard, and sees something for a few mysterious seconds. Was it some kind of accident, or a crime? Keith Morrison reports. Origin...

  • 13 APR 2021
    BONUS: Killer Role
    4m 52s

    As a bonus for Dateline listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of Killer Role, a new podcast from Dateline NBC and Keith Morrison. An actress playing a killer in a horror film is so good, you’d almost think she’d done it in real life...

  • 13 APR 2021
    Sex, Lies & Murder
    1h 22m 25s

    When a woman is murdered, a web of sex and lies is uncovered, revealing a prominent family’s dark secrets. Detectives and an FBI informant tell Dennis Murphy about the case for the first time.

  • 08 APR 2021
    The Plot Thickens
    41m 11s

    A Hollywood stuntman is shot four times in his own home and left to die. Who would want him dead? And the most stunning twist in this Dateline classic is what didn’t happen. Josh Mankiewicz reports. Originally aired on NBC on September 28,...

  • 07 APR 2021
    A Story of Poison
    40m 49s

    In this Dateline classic, lawyer Larry McNabney, had money, a successful practice and a beautiful wife. But Larry also struggled with alcohol that sometimes caused him to disappear for days on end. When days stretched into weeks and no one...

  • 06 APR 2021
    Introducing: Killer Role
    2m 14s

    The actress Wyn Reed had that powerful combination of charisma, beauty and smarts. She was such a talent that a team of movie producers couldn’t believe it when the 28 year-old Wyn agreed to play the lead — a killer—in their upcoming, small...

  • 06 APR 2021
    Return to Poplar River
    42m 48s

    In this Dateline classic, the small town of Poplar, Montana is shaken when police find the battered body of 17-year-old Kim Nees on the outskirts of town. Keith Morrison reports.

  • 01 APR 2021
    Mommy Doomsday
    1h 22m 1s

    Exclusive new interviews and details on the deaths surrounding Chad and Lori Vallow Daybell, a case Keith Morrison has been on since it drew national attention after Lori’s children disappeared.

  • 31 MAR 2021
    The Devil and Bobbi Parker
    41m 52s

    In this Dateline classic, convicted murderer Randolph Dial escapes from prison on a hot summer day in 1994, taking the deputy warden’s wife with him. But was she a kidnapped hostage or a willing accomplice? Edie Magnus reports. Originally a...

  • 30 MAR 2021
    The Waiting Car
    40m 32s

    Lead detectives in the murder investigation of University of Utah student MacKenzie Lueck speak exclusively to Keith Morrison about the case that made national headlines.

  • 25 MAR 2021
    Conduct Unbecoming
    1h 23m 52s

    In this Dateline classic, a family in Ontario, Canada returns home to discover some of their personal items are missing. Was it a random attack, or something more sinister? Keith Morrison reports. Originally aired on NBC on February 18, 201...

  • 24 MAR 2021
    BONUS: Keith Morrison and Producer Shane Bishop Talk Mommy Doomsday
    7m 0s

    Ahead of the 2-hour broadcast version of Mommy Doomsday, Keith Morrison sat down with producer Shane Bishop, who details the new content to expect in the episode. You can watch the Mommy Doomsday television episode on demand or on Peacock n...

  • 24 MAR 2021
    The Night Hannah Hill Disappeared
    41m 53s

    In this Dateline classic, an 18-year-old woman disappears one night and her boyfriend confesses to being verbally abusive and once kicked her. But he seems to have a solid alibi and there is evidence that points to someone else. Police work...

  • 23 MAR 2021
    The Woman with No Name
    40m 22s

    Amateur internet investigators, new DNA technology and a dogged investigator help police find a killer – and identify a victim for years known only as "Lavender Doe." Keith Morrison reports.

  • 18 MAR 2021
    Deception
    1h 23m 56s

    In this Dateline classic, a young sister and brother are torn apart when their mother disappears, and an elaborate sting operation traps a most unlikely villain. Keith Morrison reports. Originally aired on NBC on June 14, 2013.

  • 17 MAR 2021
    The Life She Wanted
    1h 22m 18s

    Wife and mother Sherri Dally is handcuffed in a parking lot in front of witnesses on a Monday morning and taken into an unmarked car by a blond woman. But when her family reaches out to police, detectives aren’t able to find any record of t...

  • 16 MAR 2021
    Covid One Year Later: Life After Lockdown
    40m 40s

    Lester Holt and Savannah Guthrie look back at the start of the pandemic and how Covid-19 has consumed our lives since.

  • 11 MAR 2021
    What Happened to the Beauty Queen?
    40m 46s

    In this Dateline classic, Nona Dirksmeyer, a young beauty queen, was planning a future with a boyfriend she adored. Then, she was brutally killed. The crime shakes her hometown and exposes someone with a secret past. Will the evidence add u...

  • 10 MAR 2021
    In the Middle of the Night in Albuquerque
    40m 22s

    In this Dateline classic, Albuquerque police are quick to set out for answers after 41-year old Scott Pierce is killed in his home just six days after his wedding. Josh Mankiewicz reports. Originally aired on NBC on December 7, 2012.