Category: Dateline

DATELINE Who killed Tom Kolman? Gilberto Nunez acquittal leaves more questions than answers

It's one of the most puzzling questions in modern American crime: Who killed Tom Kolman? Dateline and 48 Hours have both tried to crack the case of the mysterious 2011 murder, which, for several years, appeared to have one obvious suspect. However, the 2016 acquittal of Kolman's best friend, dentist Gilberto Nunez, has instead left a void of uncertainty. Read on for the details of the murder, the specifics of the prosecution's four-year case against Nunez, and a breakdown of how his trial was able to end without a conviction.

DATELINE What happened to Kim Dorsey? Crime of passion leads to shocking murder, marital revelations

Dateline NBC's foray into North Florida details one of the most surprising murder cases in the state's history. Kim and Derrick Dorsey were a seemingly happily married couple in Jacksonville when a former house guest's entreaties became too much for Kim to bear. The struggle that ensued, however, led to Kim's brutal murder at the lands of Lance Eugene Kirkpatrick–and to Derrick's horrified discovery of his dead wife's body after returning home from a 24-hour shift.

DATELINE Dana Rosendale Ohio cold case becomes murder charge thanks to tireless daughter Brittany Stork

The Dana Rosendale Ohio cold case–and reopening, three decades later, as a murder charge–is one of the most famous in the state's history. Now, NBC's Dateline offers its own investigation into the fascinating case, including the reconsideration of details that didn't add up after Rosendale's death in 1982. Find out about the 30+ year-old crime, and about the determined, intrepid findings of Brittany Stork, Rosendale's daughter, who almost single-handedly got authorities to reclassify her mother's death as a homicide.

JonBenet Ramsey updates reconsider ‘intruder theory,’ continue 20-year search for justice

Did the JonBenet case get solved? It's the question literally millions of viewers are asking, thanks to a slew of JonBenet specials taking a fresh look at the infamous murder of the six-year-old beauty pageant contestant. The 20th anniversary of JonBenet's murder is fast approaching, and no fewer than a half-dozen networks are offering intense looks at new evidence, new testimony, and new promises from old leads.  

JonBenet 2016: New Dateline, A&E, Investigation Discovery specials reexamine cold case on its 20th anniversary

The JonBenet 2016 investigations are in full swing, thanks to the JonBenet Ramsey murder's 20th anniversary and a string of new evidence in the cold case. But has the JonBenet case been solved? Is there enough evidence to bring a new case to trial? Read on for a complete rundown of all the new TV specials and interviews regarding the JonBenet case, and a look at some of the more compelling evidence these specials have unearthed.

Dateline: The Accomplice examines David Sweat and Richard Matt’s prison escape

The story of David Sweat and Richard Matt's prison escape is almost like the plotline of The Shawkshank Redemption. Last year David Sweat (34) sawed a hole in the back of his prison cell at the Clinton Correctional Facility, and began making nightly explorations in the tunnels underneath. Eventually, both he and fellow inmate Richard Matt (48) escaped, but were unable to remain free for long: Richard Matt was shot and killed during a police showdown, and David Sweat was captured by police.