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Season 25

25 Sep. 2015
Footprint in the Dust
Montana, 1998: Multiple men are at or near the crime scene of Susan Casey, who was murdered in early morning hours. But a lone footprint in some sand leads to the suspected killer.
 
2 Oct. 2015
The Agent's Wife
Virginia, 2013: Authorities work two years and it takes three trials to solve the shooting death of the wife of an FBI agent in the kitchen of her family's Virginia home.
 
9 Oct. 2015
Twisted Tale
California, 2009: Denise Huskin's abduction is suspected to be a hoax until a similar case occurs later.
 
9 Oct. 2015
The Cosby Accusers Speak
Dateline NBC looks at the rape accusations against comedian Bill Cosby. It gathers twenty seven of his accusers for an group interview in which the woman discuss their assaults. She also interviews separately several Cosby accusers who came forward in 2005 but remained anonymous when they testified under oath.
 
16 Oct. 2015
In the Shadow of Justice: The Confession
Texas, 1993: 16-year-old Daniel Villegas confesses to a murder but later claims he's innocent. Ten years later a relative-in-law, John Mimbella, promises to free him after seeing the effects on his family.
 
23 Oct. 2015
Tipping Point
New York, 1990: Johnny Hincapie is one of seven people convicted for the murder of Utah tourist Brian Watkins in the NYC subway. Twenty-five years later, he gets a second chance for justice.
 
23 Oct. 2015
Without a Trace: Carrie Olson
Iowa, 2013: Carrie Elaine Olson goes missing and the current boyfriend and ex-boyfriend are suspects. Circumstantial evidence starts mounting and pointing to one suspect.
 
30 Oct. 2015
One Spring Night
New Hampshire, 2014: Owen LaBrie's 'senior salute' to a 15-year-old college freshman at St. Paul's School leads to charges of sexual assault.
 
6 Nov. 2015
Under a Full Moon
2012, Nevada: Shauna Tiaffay, a Las Vegas cocktail waitress and mother, is attacked in her home. When detectives start pursuing multiple leads, it becomes clear that the investigation has just begun.
 
13 Nov. 2015
Terror in Paris
Survivors and analysts of the 11/13/15 attacks in Paris are interviewed, with news updates still coming in.
 
20 Nov. 2015
Troubled Waters
California, 1997: Pegye Bechler, a physical therapist in Orange County, goes missing after an alleged boating accident while with her husband Eric. Tina New is Eric's next love interest. Gradually she learns the truth.
 
4 Dec. 2015
Obsession in the Lone Star State
Texas, 2012: Joseph Sonnier, a successful doctor, is murdered in his home. A web of women he was peripherally involved with were initially suspected, but the killer was someone closer to home.
 
11 Dec. 2015
Something Sweet
Ohio, 2009: Ray Kotomski, a retired and divorced corrections officer, goes through marriage and children again. After separating from his wife, he is found in his home unconscious and his wife decides to let him go after being in a coma for three days. Suicide? Or murder?
 
18 Dec. 2015
Internal Affairs
North Carolina, 2007: Denita Monique Smith, a graduate student and budding photographer, is found dead on the stairs of her apartment complex. A 911 caller leads detectives to believe the victim's fiancé is the key to solving the case.
 
8 Jan. 2016
Mystery in Big Sky Country
Montana, 1996: Bryan Rein, a veterinarian in the small town of Geraldine, was murdered in his home with his own gun. Initially ruled as a suicide because a 911 caller described it that way, it eventually was ruled a homicide. A 20-year odyssey for justice would ensue.
 
15 Jan. 2016
Plot Twist
California, 2010: Two actors, Rachel Buffett and Daniel Wozniak, are at the center of the investigation of two murders. In a major plot twist, as they were about to be married, one had something to confess and the other dealt with the fallout.
 
17 Jan. 2016
Where the Heart Is
Oregon, 2006: Stacy and Jason Bingham are told that all FIVE of their children are susceptible to heart issues, even with no history of heart disease in their families, as one child undergoes a heart transplant and another child's heart begins to fail.
 
17 Jan. 2016
Do No Harm
Michigan, 2014: Oncologist Farid Fata has a word-of-mouth reputation for being one of the best cancer doctors in the Detroit area. But, after years of other health care professionals questioning his aggressive treatment techniques, federal authorities step in. The 550+ victims of the 'death doctor' emerge.
 
22 Jan. 2016
Return to Game Night
Missouri, 2015: Russ Faria was convicted of murdering his wife in 2011. He got a re-trial four years later. This time, the trial was decided only by a judge. But the prosecution had 'explosive' new evidence to present.
 
24 Jan. 2016
In the Shadow of Justice: A Bronx Tale
Dateline updates the case of Eric Glisson who was convicted of a 1995 murder in the Bronx, along with five other people. He served nearly two decades in jail before being released because the sole witness against him was found to be unreliable. Since his release Glisson has tried to reconnect with his family, has welcomed the birth of a new baby daughter, and has filed a lawsuit against both the state and city of New York for his wrongful conviction.
 
29 Jan. 2016
The State of Wisconsin vs. Steven A. Avery
USA, 2016: The Netflix 10-part documentary Making a Murderer catches fire as a binge-watching phenomenon. Dateline investigated the case in 2005, but this updates the case with surprising information not included in the documentary. Includes interviews with a victim, a prosecutor and a defense attorney.
 
31 Jan. 2016
The House on Badger Lane
California, 2012: California boy Jason Harper is murdered in his home. His wife Julie and children go missing, until her attorney arranges for her to turn herself in almost two days after the murder. But she wasn't talking. Then she was called as a witness during the trial. She started talking.
 
5 Feb. 2016
Tangled Web
Florida, 2012: Sam Dreher, a fire department medic, is shot four times and is found on the stairs of an apartment complex. In a love triangle (actually a love square) involving Ashley Madison, the flames of jealousy destroy everything around them.
 
7 Feb. 2016
In the Shadow of Justice: The Confession
Texas, 2014: In 1993 16-year-old Daniel Villegas confesses to a murder but later claims he's innocent. Ten years later his new father-in-law works on freeing him. His conviction was overturned in 2013 and he was released in January, 2014. This presents the bulk of the same story as on 10/16/15 but with new comments at the end.
 
12 Feb. 2016
The Face of Evil
Texas, 1999: Jamie Glenda Hart, a 21-year-old college student, is found dead in a ditch after being thrown alive out of a moving car. Family and friends are checked first, of course, but DNA rules out a boyfriend and a friend. As detectives struggle to find more leads, the perpetrator strikes again.
 
14 Feb. 2016
The Interrogation
Virginia, 2003: Robert Davis, a special-needs individual, makes a false confession to a murder as a teenager. The detective questioning him is a family friend. He's convicted but, with the help of his court-appointed lawyer and the Northwestern University Innocence Project, he's granted clemency. Will a full pardon follow?
 
19 Feb. 2016
A Place on the Sand
Florida, 2008: Sabine Musil-Buehler, a motel owner, goes missing and her car is found. A car thief is fingered first, but he says he just stole her car. Soon after, the case heats up when the motel catches on fire.
 
26 Feb. 2016
Over the Edge
Colorado, 2001: Toni Bertolet Henthorn, a doctor and mother, falls from a cliff in the Rockies. Her husband calls 911 but she dies and, at first, it seems like an accident. Her husband's past is probed and deadly secrets are revealed.
 
4 Mar. 2016
The Deed
South Carolina, 2005: Charlie and Diane Parker are murdered in their home. It's just another bloody burglary until daughter Bambi and boyfriend Rick are targeted. Bambi is released for lack of evidence, but Rick isn't so fortunate.
 
11 Mar. 2016
Deadly Devotion
Texas, 2001: Lynn Armstrong Reister, a captain in the Army, was stabbed to death. Her husband Roger was first suspected, since he was brazenly having an affair. But his palm print didn't match the one on Lynn. Still, the murderer was close.
 
18 Mar. 2016
Smoke and Mirrors
Illinois, 2007: Nailah Franklin, a pharmaceutical sales representative in Chicago, was strangled and her body dumped in a pond near a parking lot. Was it a stranger? Or someone she knew?
 
1 Apr. 2016
The Hometown Hero & The Homecoming Queen
California, 2009: Dave Laut, a father and former Olympian shot putter, is shot in his house at night. They immediately suspect his wife because of her story and strange behavior, but she has more to tell about what she did and why.
 
8 Apr. 2016
Consumed
Kentucky, 2013: Julie Griffith is consumed by fire in her home. Her husband Keith is away in his profession of traveling salesman. The case catches fire when a bullet is found in Julie's body.
 
15 Apr. 2016
Tangled
Colorado, 2014: Pam Candelario is shot dead and her spouse Ralph is bludgeoned by burglars. Ralph writes an open letter to the town newspaper after he recalls the incident. Things start unraveling when Ralph keeps adding to his story.
 
17 Apr. 2016
The Client
Arkansas, 2014: Beverly Carter is a high-powered real estate agent who shows a house and goes missing. Her husband Carl is suspected at first, but then the 'couple' that looked at the house are probed with deadly results.
 
22 Apr. 2016
Prince: The Life and Death of an Icon
A special noting the death and celebrating the life of the legendary songwriter, producer, singer and guitarist known for his showstopping public performances and his intensely personal private life.
 
29 Apr. 2016
The Quiet One
Iowa, 2012: Emily Fazzino, a wife and mother, is found unconscious in the bathtub by her husband while he's watching TV with the kids. He attempts CPR but she dies. Was he really trying to save her?
 
1 May 2016
House of Secrets
New York, 2015: Charlie Tan is a Cornell student who comes home. Soon there's a 911 call from Charlie's mother saying her husband Jim was shot. Charlie immediately admits to killing his father. But the family twist is yet to come.
 
6 May 2016
The Girl with the Red Shoes
Utah, 2012: Annie Kasprzak, a former foster child now in the home of her case worker, goes missing with a note saying she ran away. Less than 24 hours later, her body is found in a nearby river. Her best friend was the last to see her alive and he says she had a boyfriend named LJ, unknown to her parents. The mysterious LJ may be the only lead the police have to her killer.
 
8 May 2016
On Assignment
Interview with Hillary Clinton email hacker; debate over when to take people off life support based on new research; endangered apes in the Congo; kids talk politics.
 
8 May 2016
The House on Sidney's Cove
Georgia, 2011: Nique (Nicky) Leili, wife/mother/breadwinner, goes missing from her home. Her husband Matt has 21 surveillance cameras installed all around the house, but mysteriously only footage of Nique coming onto the porch was recorded. Was it a stranger? Or someone closer to home?
 
13 May 2016
The Trouble in Quitman
Texas, 2007: Nichole Payne and her son Austin Tayler Wages are found shot dead in their home. Her husband Jason calls 911 and is found in the yard holding his daughter. The evidence points to a murder-suicide perpetrated by his dead son. Or does it?
 
15 May 2016
On Assignment
The Terrorist Next Door; The Last Best Place on Earth (Palmyra); swimmer Michael Phelps on rehab and his fifth Olympics; kids talk money.
 
20 May 2016
The Informant
New York, 1994: Heidi Allen, a cashier at a convenience store, goes missing. Arrests are made but she's discovered to be an undercover informant, which opens up the possibility of foul play from her undercover activities.
 
22 May 2016
On Assignment
Ivy-league student joins Isis terrorist group; cloning dogs; billionaire Sean Parker "hacks" cancer; kids talk about retro technology.
 
22 May 2016
After the Party
Colorado, 2012: Ashley Fallis is shot dead and her husband calls 911. It's ruled a suicide because she had a miscarriage that day. Then witnesses come forward and the case turns in a different direction.
 
29 May 2016
On Assignment
The armed drone debate; the San Francisco Bay Bridge controversy; Seth Rogen interview; former Princess Diana residence you can stay overnight in and the money goes to charity; kids talk about heroism for Memorial Day.
 
3 Jun. 2016
Rear Window
Florida, 1998: Corey Parker, a student and waitress, is stabbed more than 100 times in her home. The brutality of the crime points to someone who knows her. But the closest suspects seem to check out. Or do they?
 
5 Jun. 2016
On Assignment
Treating addicts instead of arresting them; the future of driver-less cars; kids give advice to graduates; interview with billionaire Airbnb co-founder Brian Chesky; rare photos of Muhammad Ali.
 
10 Jun. 2016
The Feud
Montana, 2013: Tim Newman, a father and hunter, is in a feud with a neighbor over public/private land access. Tim believes he has a natural right to previously public land and fights back. Then he ends up dead.
 
12 Jun. 2016
Terror in Orlando
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16 Jun. 2016
Manson
A comprehensive time-line with little-known details of the "Manson family" murders since they took place more than 45 years ago.
 
17 Jun. 2016
On Assignment
LAPD reduces violent crime 50% by developing community trust; dangers of off-label children's mental health medications; David Letterman's first interview since his retirement from television; kids give tribute to dads for father's day.
 
15 Jul. 2016
The Bastille Day Attack
Survivors and analysts of the 7/14/16 attacks in Nice are interviewed, with updates still coming in.
 
22 Jul. 2016
The Murder of Martha Moxley
Martha Moxley is murdered in 1975 after attending a party at the Skakel home, relatives of the famous Kennedy political family. Examines Michael's 2002 conviction and 2013 release and alternate proposed suspects.
 
18 Sep. 2015
The Accomplice
Joyce Mitchell, the New York prison seamstress who helped two inmates escape, shares her story; Mitchell's husband, Lyle, and son, Tobey, share their feelings; Richard Matt and David Sweat's criminal history and escape.
 
21 Feb. 2016
One Small Dose
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