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Retired couple Tom and Jackie Hawks were living their dream of buying a boat and setting off on an adventure at sea. Until one afternoon when they went out on the water and never came back. Josh Mankiewicz reports in this Dateline classic. Originally aired on NBC on June 19, 2009.
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Dateline’s Andrea Canning tells the story of Aubrey Dameron, a 25-year-old citizen of the Cherokee Nation, who was last seen leaving her family’s home on the outskirts of Grove, Oklahoma, in the early morning hours of March 9, 2019. Her family fears that as a transgender Nativ...
Lester Holt reports on what happened to Anton Black, a 19-year-old Black man who died while being taken into police custody in Maryland in 2018.
In this Dateline classic, a congregation copes with shock and suspicion as investigators search for answers to the death of a female parishioner in the office of a country church. Keith Morrison reports. Originally aired on NBC on February 20, 2009.
A mother of two who vanishes during a storm turns out to be a victim of something sinister. Dennis Murphy reports. Originally aired on NBC on July 15, 2019.
After Vincent Brothers’ wife, children and mother-in-law are murdered on a weekend when he was out of town, his Bakersfield, California community is shocked to learn he is a suspect. Keith Morrison reports in this Dateline classic that originally aired on NBC on July 24, 2009.
The mystery of a college student who disappeared after a night out clubbing stumps investigators for years. Her mother thought she was at a sleepover with friends and it took an eagle-eyed detective to find the truth buried in a pile of lies. Josh Mankiewicz reports.
Marcus Schrenker had it all: money, a beautiful wife, a mansion in a ritzy neighborhood. So why did this financier, a pilot, put in motion a daring plan to fake his own death and hide a double-life, like investigators say he did? Keith Morrison reports in this Dateline classic. Originally aired on NBC on August 28, 2009.
When a young missionary is murdered and another woman goes missing in the same town, police investigate a deadly connection. Keith Morrison reports.
After a wife and mother is found dead in her Coral Gables home, police had one suspect from the beginning. But there was also undeniable proof that he couldn’t have done it. Dennis Murphy reports in this Dateline classic. Originally aired on NBC on August 21, 2009.
After a young woman is found dead inside her Jacksonville Beach apartment, it takes police more than a year to find a microscopic clue, along with a huge stroke of luck, to solve the case. Andrea Canning reports.
When a 59-year-old father is found dead in his home, family members assume it is related to his ongoing health issues. But when the coroner reveals he didn’t die of natural causes, police begin an investigation questioning some of his family members. Keith Morrison reports.
Over 14 years, more than a dozen women were raped in their own homes by a stranger who terrorized a Tennessee neighborhood. In this Dateline classic, Keith Morrison tells the story of the man known as the Wooded Rapist, who came out of the woods, in the night, in the rain. Originally aired on NBC on October 9, 2009.
When a beloved former firefighter is found dead in his garage, police are desperate for answers until they discover that a neighbor’s home security camera captured a figure near the crime scene. Was it the killer? Dennis Murphy reports.
Keith Morrison reports on one man's extraordinary journey through the courts in upstate New York and his children who stood by him to the end.
In this Dateline classic, a hard-working couple cherished the chance to get away from it all. But what happened on one hiking trip stunned everyone, and left police thinking there was just one explanation. Josh Mankiewicz reports. Originally aired on NBC on June 29, 2008.
Amber Heard sits down with NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie in her first interview since the defamation trial brought by her ex-husband Johnny Depp.
NBC News’ Dennis Murphy speaks to a Georgia father accused of murdering his ex-wife. While his friends come together to prove he is innocent, prosecutors count on his young children to testify against their own father.
After a Portland, Oregon chef is murdered in his kitchen at work, investigators uncover a potential clue written years earlier. Josh Mankiewicz reports.
A successful business woman and mother of three is found shot in her office. She was the center of her kids' universe, dedicated to her financial planning firm and had recently gotten engaged. The investigation into her death leaves a family divided as they question if justice will be served. Keith Morrison reports.