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

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




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




The Day the Music Died

After a prominent plastic surgeon is murdered in his Asheville, North Carolina home, investigators uncover a trail of clues pointing to an unlikely killer. Keith Morrison reports.


Swept Away

In this Dateline classic, two young people from opposite sides of the world find themselves falling in love on the eve of one of the biggest natural disasters in recent memory. Keith Morrison reports. Originally aired on NBC on April 27, 2014.


The Undoing

After Oregon mother Annastasia “Annie” Hester is stabbed to death in her home, investigators uncover personal details that point to multiple suspects and possible motives. Josh Mankiewicz reports.


Introducing In Their Court

As a bonus for Dateline listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of In Their Court, a new podcast series from NBC News and NBC Sports about the impact of Title IX in women’s basketball and beyond. Follow now and listen to the first two episodes:


Evil Was Watching

Two young girls in Washington are snatched in broad daylight while riding their bikes. The case goes unsolved for decades, until a new detective with a local connection to the story tries to solve the mystery that haunted her childhood. Keith Morrison reports.


The Blue Blanket Mystery

After a New Jersey mother reports that her five-year-old son vanished from a carnival, detectives embark on a decades-long investigation. Andrea Canning reports.


Death of a Heartsong

Together for more than 20 years, free-spirited Bob and Toni Heartsong had one of those legendary marriages everyone envied, or so it seemed. Keith Morrison reports in this Dateline classic that originally aired on NBC on April 3, 2009.


The Curious Case of Sherri Papini

In 2016, 22 days after Sherri Papini vanished from her home, she reappeared, claiming she’d been kidnapped. The detectives who cracked the case discuss the details with Keith Morrison.


Secrets in Pleasant Grove

A former beauty queen turns 50 and decides to have plastic surgery. The decision changes everything in her picture perfect life. Keith Morrison reports.


The Real Thing About Pam

The latest in the case of Pam Hupp, charged with murdering her friend Betsy Faria. Keith Morrison interviews Leah Askey, the prosecutor behind the wrongful conviction of Betsy’s husband, Russ. Listen to the original 6-episode podcast on the case:


Introducing Tiffany Dover Is Dead*

As a bonus for Dateline listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of Truthers: Tiffany Dover Is Dead*, a new original podcast from NBC News about misinformation and conspiracy theories. Listen to the first two episodes and follow now:


Secrets of Lake Seminole

When experienced outdoorsman Mike Williams disappears on a duck hunting trip on Lake Seminole, authorities first believe he could have drowned or been eaten by alligators until his mother presses law enforcement to reopen the case. Dennis Murphy reports.


The Hands of a Killer

When former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins is found fatally stabbed outside her home, investigators must determine if her murder is connected to her political career or her personal life. Dennis Murphy reports.


Into the Wild

In this Dateline classic, McKenzie Morgan wants more than anything to learn how to fly. So in August 2013 she takes off on her final solo flight before getting her pilot’s license. All seems well, until her Cessna 172 vanishes. Keith Morrison reports. Originally aired on NBC on August 24, 2014.


Hit List

Andrea Canning reports on the case of a former NYC police officer who was accused of an alleged murder-for-hire plot against her husband.


Bad Chemistry

She was the breadwinner and he took care of the children. It all worked fine until rumors of an affair, fights over the kids and, finally, an ugly divorce. The marriage was ending, but a crime even seasoned detectives find hard to believe was just beginning. Keith Morrison reports in this Dateline classic. Originally aired on NBC on September 18, 2009.


In the Light of Day

A family gathering ends with one man dead, leading to more than a decade of questions – was it suicide or murder? Keith Morrison reports on the latest twist in the case. This episode discusses suicide. If you or someone you know is in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK.


Stealing Paradise

In this Dateline classic, when two Americans go missing in Panama, locals discover the dark side of a fun-loving bartender. Kate Snow reports. Originally aired on NBC on October 22, 2010.


A Haunting Stretch of Road

While investigating the disappearance of a Washington D.C. woman, detectives discover a puzzling connection to a Virginia woman who vanished two decades earlier. Dennis Murphy reports. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or visit


The Friday the 13th Murder

In this Dateline classic, after a failed marriage, a young woman feels lucky to have a second chance when she gets back together with the man she’d loved since high school. Until one morning, when a single shot rings out in a parking garage. Josh Mankiewicz reports. Originally aired on NBC on November 13, 2009. (Additional Footage: