A young Florida mother abducted at gunpoint and taken for ransom. Three failed attempts to drop the ransom put everyone on edge and no one imagined the bizarre way this crime would be solved. Josh Mankiewicz reports.
A troubled marriage, then suddenly a man disappears, leaving behind a daughter and step-son. The truth from a secret kept for over eight years. Andrea Canning reports.
Strangers On A Train
A young woman disappears following her chance encounter with a stranger on a train. Her desperate family hires a dream team of detectives to follow the mysterious trail she left behind. Keith Morrison reports.
Someone Was Watching, The Ballad of Mike & Dalia
In Someone Was Watching, Cristi Hall, who appeared to have a perfect thirty-year marriage to Chris, but was found dead in the backyard spa. In The Ballad of Mike & Dalia, a story-book .. show full overview
In October 2009, James Arthur Ray, a renowned self-help author and speaker, held a "Spiritual Warrior" retreat in Sedona, AZ. Three people died during the retreat, and Ray was charged with manslaughter but convicted of a lesser charge.
A couple meets at the craps table in Las Vegas. She was a beautiful trapeze artist and he was a professional poker player -- with a secret. Did he take a gamble that led to murder?
The Last Days of Michael Jackson
The case against Michael Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray, is in the hands of the jury, who will decide whether he played a role in the death of the pop star.
Crossing the Line (2011)
A fatal car crash in Montana may not have been an accident after investigators find a revealing set of text messages.
The Mystery at Heath Bar Farm
Tom Foley is shocked to find himself the lead suspect in the case of his wife Darlene's murder.
Thinking the case was over, the defense team is soon approached by a stranger with new evidence that would turn everything upside down.
Missing in Paradise
A vacation in Aruba that morphed into a mystery, Robyn Gardner went missing and many presume she's dead.
After Midnight (2011)
Susan Cox Powell is a young mother from Utah who suddenly disappears on a winter night in 2009. Dateline NBC's Keith Morrison reports.
The Case of the Missing D.A.
10 Years ago, the accusation that Penn State Coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused a child, came to the attention of Ray Gricar, the local district attorney. 3 years later Gricar went .. show full overview
The Town That Jobs Forgot
Millen, Georgia, a small industrial town so devastated by the Great Recession, its unemployment numbers peaked at 21% - more than twice the national average.
The story of an unsolved case involving a woman's love triangle that ended in her husband's fatal stabbing in front of their home, but more than two decades later, detectives have re-opened the case and need her help.
Couple on a honeymoon cruise when George went overboard. An active, ongoing investigation. Royal Caribbean has conducted an investigation about what happened aboard the ship.
Jennifer Hudson & Secrets in a Small Town
Jennifer Hudson talks about her weight loss, healthy living tips, details of her upcoming nuptials, and more. Also the story of a mother who was found dead in her car off a lonely dirt .. show full overview
Justice For Bonnie
Cold case of an 18 year old college freshman who was raped and murdered in an Anchorage state park in 1994. Even though the case went cold, her mother continued the crusade to find the killer.
The Goldfinger Mystery
When a woman is stabbed in a parking lot in Century City, her estranged husband is an obvious suspect. But – surveillance video proves he was not at the scene of the crime. Who killed her and why?
Buried Secrets (Sohus)
A body discovered during the excavation for a swimming pool leads detectives to an old missing persons case. Dateline NBC' details the latest development in the 1985 murder of John Sohus. NBC News' Mike Taibbi reports.
A well-liked and extremely wealthy businessman was gunned down in cold blood just outside Salt Lake City, Utah. Police turn their attention to a downtown loft, where an eclectic group of .. show full overview
A Family's Story
Josh Powell and his sons died Sunday at Josh’s rental home in Graham. Josh was also a person of interest in the 2009 disappearance of his wife, Susan Cox Powell.
Traveling to the Sing Sing Correctional Facility in New York, Luke Russert tells the story of the murder of an NYPD officer in 1997, and how a 10-year investigation of the crime could prove that the man convicted of murder might be innocent.
Mystery at Moon Palace
TV producer Bruce Beresford-Redman and his wife Monica who were vacationing with their family at a luxury resort in Cancun Mexico in April 2010. But when Monica was later found dead on .. show full overview
Mystery in the Master Bedroom
Millionaire developer Bob Ward dancing in his cell just days after his wife, Diane, was shot to death in their Florida mansion. Did the husband pull the trigger? The police think so. His daughters disagree. What will a jury decide?
The Hansen Files - Daycare
Inner-workings of Reliable Day Care, a modern day "social norm" of American child rearing. Not all Day Care operators are who they seem to be and may actually be dangerous.
The Hansen Files - Pharmaceutical Drugs
The process pharmaceutical companies go through to get a new drug tested, approved, and available to consumers. It may not be as careful as people are led to believe.
In 2009 a Los Angeles police detective examines the cold case file on an attractive nurse, Sherri Rasmussen, who was murdered in her own home in 1986. At the time it looked like a .. show full overview
The Hansen Files - Lottery
A group of undercover investigators try to uncover the reason that some lottery retailers actually end up with winning tickets, while the customers who bought the tickets walk away with nothing.
Over the Edge (2012)
A father is murdered in broad daylight after he dropped his son off at a daycare and the culprit is as surprising as the reason that the father was targeted for murder.
The Hansen Files: Vitamin Deficiency
Vitamins and supplements are becoming an important aspect of life in America, but are vitamin companies claims about the effectiveness of the ingredients in their vitamins honest?
A young man with a new love goes missing, and family members and detectives crack the case by connecting a series of seemingly random crimes.
Trayon Martin, Insurance
Lester Holt travels to Florida to report the latest information on the story of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teenager who was killed by a neighborhood watch member; Chris Hansen confronts companies making false promises about their insurance coverage.
Michelle Young, a 29 year-old woman from Raleigh, N.C., who was found murdered in her home while her husband was away on a business trip and why it took five years to convict the woman's killer. Keith Morrison reports.
What Happened to Phoebe Prince?
Phoebe Prince's suicide, and how the details from the young girl's final hours alive caused a prosecutor to file criminal charges against several of the girl's classmates, who may have bullied Phoebe to death.
A woman accuses her boyfriend of rape and finds herself on the wrong side of the law. A he said, she said case turns into a quest for revenge.
A divorced mother of four children, who was accused of a heinous crime and then served 15 years in prison for the same wrongdoing even though there are many that claim the horrible crime never actually happened.
A millionaire from Newport Beach who was murdered in 1994, the investigation went cold, but 15 years later his widow and an ex-football player were arrested for the crime.
My Kid Would Never Do That: Stranger Danger
A look into how much parents and children really know about the danger of abduction; as a test, elementary school children are offered a tour of an ice cream truck and a stranger asks young teens for their names and personal addresses.
Day of Reckoning
A man accused of murdering a prostitute in 2003. His wifevrecently testified against her husband and revealed that he confessed the murder to her before threatening her into silence.
My Kid Would Never Do That: Driving
A Penn State professor and consultant to MADD, investigate what really happens when teenagers start driving; teenagers are tested in three different and potentially dangerous driving situations.
Meredith Vieira interviews 11 year-old Sean Goldman, the boy who was kidnapped by his mother when he was four and taken to Brazil, about the entire ordeal, the repercussions in his life now, and what it's like to live with his biological father.
My Kid Would Never Do That: Cheating
Natalie Morales and Rosalind Wiseman, an expert on teen ethics and behavior, investigate what happens when teens are confronted with the temptation to cheat: tests include using cell phones during tests and changing scores in athletic drills.
While They Were Sleeping
The story of Ben Oxley, a 36 year-old who was murdered while he was asleep next to his wife, and new reports about how the accused murderer was able to break in to the house, and leave without leaving any trace of forensic evidence behind him.
My Kid Would Never Do That: Discrimination
Despite the fact that the current generation of American children is the most diverse in history, some teens may not know what to do when confronted with racial and ethic discrimination and how damaging such occurrences of discrimination can be.
Secrets in the Suburbs
Jane Bashara, wife and mother of two from upscale Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, is found murdered in her Mercedes SUV that’s been left in a seedy Detroit alley. Her husband's secret .. show full overview
Stand Your Ground
A boy who claims that he is victim of bullying is charged with manslaughter; Colonel Greg Gadson shares his inspirational story; Chris Hansen investigates Tronix Country's business deals; an update from a small town affected by the Great Recession.
After a prominent attorney from Nevada is found murdered, the investigators were led to two suspects, but could not determine the nature of their relationship.
Dead in the Water
Keith Morrison reports the story of Steven B., a radio DJ who was found dead in the waters off of Catalina Island, and why solving his murder took five years.
20th Anniversary Special
The story of an aspiring playboy model who was murdered in Miami
The story of a car accident that left a teen and mother dead, another teen badly injured and the txt that may have caused it all.
An Iowa mother, home alone with her three kids, is attacked and the confrontation turns fatal. But is the truth more twisted than anyone could imagine?
Who Killed the Radio Star?
A former radio DJ and multi-millionaire disappears from his yacht in the Pacific Ocean, but investigators discover he didn't drown.
In An Instant
Keith Morrison reports the story of a young woman who died after having a spray tan.
In The Middle Of The Night (2012)
A college student is murdered in her Dallas condo. Although there are a few possible suspects, the case eventually goes cold. Years later, her friend’s calls to the police lead to the case being reopened, and eventually solved.
Whispers in a Small Town
A look is taken at the story of a high school valedictorian who was murdered in Montana and the new witnesses who could change the 30 year-old story.
The Perfect Catch
A look is taken at the story of Esther Pilgrim, the woman who was conned by former rap star Tim Dog in an online dating scam, and how she plans to get revenge.
A kindergarten teacher is an apparent victim of a hit and run, but little about the accident scene makes sense.
America Now: Lost in Suburbia
Dateline cameras roll as three formerly middle-class families confront poverty for the first time.
The Last Dive; Buried Secrets (Jackson)
"The Last Dive" examines the case of Shelley Tyre who drowned mysteriously while scuba diving with a companion in the British Virgin Islands. "Buried Secrets" examines the disappearance .. show full overview
Living a Transgender Childhood
The story of 11 year-old Josie Romero, a transgender child; a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming divorce of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.
The disappearance of a young woman from Denver and the near fatal attack of another young woman in a neighboring town. Keith Morrison reports.
Finding Booker's Place, Deadly Conspiracy
The story of two strangers who were brought together by a unique bond that goes back to the Civil Rights movement; an investigation of the murder of a family patriarch and the detective who finally trapped the true killers.
Theater Shooting, The Night Lynsie Disappeared
The killing of 12 people in Aurora, Colorado during a screening of the new Batman movie. Also, A young college student vanishes late one night; ten years later, her mother's persistence .. show full overview
The Evidence Whisperer
A young woman from Southern California goes missing. Did she run away? Was she kidnapped? The police have suspects but no real evidence. It would take over nine years and the .. show full overview
Extreme Adventures. Update: Tragedy in Colorado
Some of the most amazing moments of athletic adventure ever caught on tape. More than extreme, these are life and death situations, and sometimes it is the spectators who are in peril. .. show full overview
Written in Blood (2012)
Tim Permenter calls 911 to report a horrible discovery; his girlfriend Karen Pannell, a one-time model and flight attendant, has been murdered in her kitchen. On the wall next to her .. show full overview
Gabby Douglas; Scams
Lester Holt talks to Gabby Douglas during her first week after the London Games about her plans for the future; an undercover investigation of air conditioner repair companies; a look at how carnival games work; Hoda Kotb interviews Steve Harvey.
The Confession (2012)
The heartbreaking case of Angie Dodge, an 18-year-old woman murdered in her home in Idaho Falls, Ind. Her mother fights to free the man (Chris Tapp) convicted of murdering her daughter. Keith Morrison reports.
Secrets in a Small Town
A mother of three who was killed on a lonely dirt road just a mile from her home.
Drew Peterson Deadly Intent
The latest in the story of Drew Peterson, who has been found guilty of murdering his ex-wife.
The Inside Man
A fast-talking hood risks his life by going undercover in one of the country's roughest prisons to expose a suspected serial killer’s secrets.
The Devil & Bobbi Parker
A look is taken at a the story of an escaped convict and a deputy warden's wife who were found after a decade on the run and if she a hostage or accomplice.