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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.