What qualities do you look for in a significant other? She was a hard-working professional. He was charming & confident. Lester Holt profiles the couple at the center of Friday night's Dateline mystery.
Dateline offers a special report on the devastation in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. It visits areas of New York and New Jersey that are struggling to restore power and repair damage. It also interviews people who have been hit hard by the disaster and looks at an effort to stop the New York Marathon.
Jersey, Channel Islands: A child falls into a gorilla pit at the zoo; Superior, Wisconsin: A firefighter performs CPR on a kitten rescued from a burning home; San Antonio, Texas: At SeaWorld, an orca starts pushing the trainer around in its pool; Hohenwald, Tennessee: An elephant at the Elephant Sanctuary forms a bond with a dog; New Mexico: A bear, frantically racing thru town looking for her cub, is almost electrocuted when she climbs a utility pole; Guadalupe, Mexico: A great white shark enters a shark cage with two divers; Anchorage, Alaska: A polar bear snatches ...
Dateline investigates the 1994 murder of Newport Beach millionaire Bill McLaughlin. Fifteen years after the murder, the police investigation eventually leads to McLaughlin's wife and a former NFL linebacker with whom she was having an affair.
"The Last Dive" examines the case of Shelley Tyre who drowned mysteriously while scuba diving with a companion in the British Virgin Islands. "Buried Secrets" examines the disappearance of David Jackson. After his body is discovered twenty years later, a rookie detective helps find the murderer.
"Finding Booker's Place" follows a woman searching for clues about her family history who uncovers information about her grandfather's controversial television appearance in the 1960s and the affect his words had in Greenwood, Mississippi. "Deadly Conspiracy" examines the murder of Jack Jessee who was killed by his wife who was worried that his cancer would eat up the family's wealth.
Lester Holt interviews Olympic gymnast Ganny Douglas. Also: a hidden-camera investigation into the honesty and competency of companies that repair home air conditioners; a look at carnival games; and a chat with comedian Steve Harvey.
Dateline investigates the world of online classified ads where almost anything is offered, legal or illegal. Chris Hansen talks to people involved in Marijuana Delivery, Fake Documents, and Home Improvement schemes. He also talks to people looking for human organs and a man who offers to help "take care" of an enemy.
Dateline investigates the murder of pharmaceutical executive Anna-Lisa Raymundo in Stamford, Connecticut. The police investigation uncovers a love triangle. They eventually prosecute the Sheila Davalloo the lover of Anna-Lisa's boyfriend. The court case gets tricky when Sheila decides to act as her own attorney.
"Lauren Scruggs" interviews the fashion journalist who was seriously injured by an airplane propeller. "Update" offers the latest on the David Petraeus scandal. "Kelly Rutherford" interviews the actress about her difficult custody battle. "Christina Aguilera" profiles the famous singer.