For more than 25 years, ``Dateline'' has brought viewers investigations into some of biggest mysteries in America. This entry in the franchise takes a second look at some of the most mysterious cases of recent history. Hosted by Emmy-winning journalist Craig Melvin, the show explores the stories through firsthand accounts told by people who are close to the crime, including investigators who dedicated their time to the cases and family members who are still trying to confront the tragedies that befell their loved ones.
He was a wealthy doctor with a perfect life and the perfect wife; then, he found her dead on Valentine's Day; she was beloved but did have enemies; investigators followed a bloody trail of evidence, leading to a big courtroom twist.
Young nursing student Michelle Le disappears; something draws her out to her car; as her loved ones launch a very public effort to find Michelle, investigators begin their own methodical search, suspecting she may have been murdered.Watch Now:Amazon
A young mom, married to her high school sweetheart, vanishes; did she leave her family to start a new life or was there another reason for her disappearance; decades later her grown son faces a dark truth at the core of this mystery.
Mike Williams went out duck hunting before dawn and never returned. Authorities declared his death an accidental drowning, but his mother believed Mike had been murdered. After a dramatic secret came to light, police believed she might be right.
Tara Ord is a beautiful young woman with big dreams, then she vanishes without a trace; it will take years for determined cold case detectives to uncover the long buried clue that blows this case wide open.
Jack Jessee was a family man who didn't seem to have an enemy in the world, up until the night he was killed; the case goes cold but a relentless detective is determined to catch Jack's killer.
Russel Douglas is a troubled father hoping for a fresh start when he is found shot dead in his car; the investigation turns up few clues until an anonymous tipster sends detectives on an international manhunt to unravel a mystery.
It was a mystery that stumped investigators for years; a college student disappears after a night out clubbing; her mother thought she was at a sleepover with friends and it takes an eagle-eyed detective to find the truth buried in a pile of lies.
A convict is offered a deal as tempting as it is dangerous; he must go undercover in a psychiatric hospital to get information from a suspected serial killer in order to win his freedom, but there's no guarantee he'll get out alive.Watch Now:Amazon
A toddler is shot in the head and left for dead; despite the odds, she stuns everyone with her will to survive, while a detective vows to crack the case, no matter how long it takes.
She was a dancer who married a dashing photographer; they seemed to have the picture-perfect life -- until the bone-chilling night she disappeared; in a case filled with twists, could the victim help solve her own murder.Watch Now:Amazon
She was beautiful, trusting and troubled; the young woman from a prominent family was just turning it around and realizing her promise; then she vanished; when the police seemed unable to find her, her family hatched a plan to solve the mystery.
Soon after Angie Dodge's murder, Christopher Tapp admits he is one of her killers; police capture his confession on videotape, but the victim's mom, who once campaigned to put Tapp in prison, fights for his freedom.Watch Now:Amazon
It was a brutal and baffling crime: a husband shot dead in his own bed; no one else in the house was hurt, not even his wife, who was sleeping beside him; investigators were suspicious, but there were more surprises in store.
Fitness executive Nicole Pietz is married to the man of her dreams, then she goes missing after failing to show up for dinner with her husband and friends.
After four people turn up dead, investigators chase a serial killer who may be reenacting scenes from a horror movie released in the 1980s.
A talented, young art student is murdered; the killer left no fingerprints and no DNA; police zero in on three fellow students and, soon, the dark portrait of a killer began to emerge.
A U.S. Air Force captain who is deployed overseas for long stretches of time finds himself caught in the crossfire resulting from a love triangle at home.
After Johnny Altinger vanished, the trail of clues led investigators to a young director. Detectives worried that the case was a hoax staged by a master storyteller. Turns out, the script was darker than anyone knew.
It was Easter Sunday; the Stock family celebrated at home; hours later, gunshots turned their farmhouse into a house of horrors; there was an arrest but one tiny clue didn't fit; this case was far from being solved.Watch Now:Amazon
A bank executive tries to rob his own bank; investigators think it's an inside job but eventually learn the crime is connected to a spree carried out by men who managed to keep their identities secret, praying on people who did the opposite.
For investigators, motive can be the hardest thing to find. This crime took place in Florida but detectives didn't discover a motive for murder until they looked into a tropical island thousands of miles away, where a festering grudge was born.
Celebrity dog trainer Mark Stover and his wife Linda build a thriving business and a beautiful home, but their dream life doesn't last; an affair leads to a bitter divorce, then Mark vanishes in a mystery with the makings of a Hollywood thriller.
It's a mystery with a mind-boggling twist; the deputy warden's wife claimed she was kidnapped by an escaped convict and held captive for more than a decade; but was she really a hostage or a willing accomplice.