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  • When a young woman named Kenia vanishes after a night out with friends, a mysterious young man named Travis comes forward. He said he met the young woman and offered her a ride home, but en route, she got out of his care and went on with another man. Is Travis telling the truth? As authorities look into his story--and his actions on the night in question--they realize they need to act fast to get a predator off the streets.

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  • On a February night in 1994, Lamar Woods came home. The door to his apartment was open and his 10 month old son was screaming. In the bedroom, Lamar found his girlfriend, Brandi Henderson, brutally murdered. For a local detective, the murder sounded eerily similar to other killings that had happened in the area in recent years. It was clear that a serial killer was on the loose and it was only a matter of time until he killed again.

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  • FAM! THIS IS APPARENTLY DATELINE'S 'MOST CHILLING EPISODE'! ALSO, KEITH SWEARS, IT'S PRETTY AMAZING.

    Chris Smith was living his dream southern California life: close family, great friends, running a small business with trusted colleague. So when he emails his family to say he's giving it all up to travel the world with a, wait for it, Playboy Playmate, his family is confused, but happy for him. But when a year goes by and Chris's only contact is sporadic emails--never a phone call--the family gets suspicious and begins to unravel the real story of what is going on.

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  • In a nutshell: THE REAL-LIFE GUY "THE SOPRANOS" IS BASED ON BUYS A HOCKEY TEAM FOR HIS IDIOT SON...HILARITY (AND A LOOOOOOOOT OF FIGHTING) ENSUES. Look, this is the combination of The Mafia and The Sports that you've been dying to hear us talk about, and believe me, it was worth the wait.

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  • The text messages came often and always went something like this: "My favorite thing to do is stand outside and stare at you," or "I hate you so much, I want to drive a knife into your heart." The texts were sent to Dave and to his ex-girlfriend Liz. The texts came from Kari, who was stalking them both, but who nobody had physically seen in over a year. It was a love triangle, that could only end one way: Murder.

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  • YOU. ARE. NOT. READY. TO. MEET. LISSA. YELLOWBIRD. For decades, indigenous women have gone missing around Lissa. And when the authorities have been unwilling or unable to find them, Lissa stepped in and got the job done. LET THE WOMEN DO THE WORK! But when Lissa's niece, Carla, vanishes, it becomes personal for Lissa and she will stop at NOTHING to find out what happened to her.

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  • KEITH. MORRISON. HATES. EVERYONE. IN. THIS. EPISODE. It's March, 2011 just before 8:30pm. A frantic 911 call comes in. A violent showdown between two men vying for the attention of a woman named Kandi has ended in a shooting. Both men have been shot, one of them is about to die. How on Earth did we end up here?

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  • LESBIAN BOXERS KICKING ASS!!! LITERALLY WHAT COULD BE BETTER? You guys wanted to hear us talking about the sports, so HERE. WE. GO. Christy Martin was unquestionably the best female boxer in the world. She was also problematic as hell. And kind of an A**hole. But when she's gunned down in her own home, she's in for the fight of her life. YOU GUYS THIS ONE IS WILD. AND JUST WAIT TILL YOU MEET NOT-HERE-FOR-YOUR-SHIT-LISA!

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  • June 22, 1990. 2:00 am. The phone rings at Gayle and Kay Baker's house in the San Fernando Valley. "We have your son. Unless you give us $100,000 by 5pm, he will die." At first they thought it was a joke. But when the man called back in the morning with the same demand, they knew 21-year-old son was in trouble. Later that day, the police would call the Bakers to tell them their son had been found. Dead. Murdered in the infamous "Manson Tunnel" outside of LA. But who could have done this? And Why?

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  • FAM!! We're doing that thing we do, like, twice a year, and giving ourselves a Tuesday "off" (read: not off, ever off, always working, lol), so we're replaying a favorite episode. BUT DON'T WORRY, YOU'RE GETTING AN ALL NEW DATELINE EPISODE ON THURSDAY!!

    From 1974 – 1991, a serial killer tormented the people of Kansas. He called himself BTK, which stood for BIND, TORTURE, KILL. He wanted to incite fear and panic, and so his killings were especially brutal. He taunted police with postcards, letters, and voice messages, but no matter how many clues the madman gave them, they still couldn’t catch him. But then, in 2005, after 10 murders and more three decades of terrorizing the locals, they got him. And suddenly it was clear how he’d managed to hide in plain sight for so long.

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  • Lori Vallow was devoted wife and mother, but then people around her started dying. And THEN her children vanished. Lori insisted to the police that the children were fine and being cared for by friends in other states, but that story quickly fell apart. And THEEEEENNNN Lori and her new husband, Chad Daybell (whose first wife ALSO died under mysterious circumstances) fled to Hawaii. And if you don't know the insane thing that happened next, "Well, you're gonna want to give this episode a listen" [said in Gillian's best Keith Morrison voice]

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  • YOU GUYS, BOB ROSS WAS TOTALLY A SEX SYMBOL...WHAT?? Anyway, not the point. Who knew that the world's most beloved painter--the guy who could paint entire landscapes in 28 minutes--had a life and legacy completely shrouded in DRAMA? Also, who knew that Gillian had a Regis ANNNNNND Kathy Lee impression? We're all going to learn a lot today. Anyway, Bob Ross was a genius who didn't deserve what happened to him. And that hair. OH. MY. GOD. That hair.

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  • HAPPY DATELINE THURSDAY! For the next 10 Thursdays, we're giving you a bonus episode covering A KEITH MORRISON DATELINE EPISODE!

    This week we're diving into the case of Lori Vallow who was charged with deserting her children Tylee and JJ who, at the time the episode aired, had not been seen in months. This episode gives the backstory of the case and is the precursor to "Mommy Doomsday" (next Thursday's episode) in which we get the gripping conclusion to the story. FIRE UP YOUR GARBAGE BELLS....WE GOT SOME S**T TO SAY ABOUT HIS MONSTER!

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  • YOU GUYS ARE NOT READY TO HEAR PATRICK AND GILLIAN TALK ABOUT THE SPORTS! At a 2004 Sportsgitball game between the Indiana Pacers and the Detroit Pacers (oh my god, listen to me knowing the NAMES!) all hell breaks loose when a fan (who we MEET and who Gillian has WORDS for) throws a beer at one of the players. Suddenly we're in the middle of the biggest brawl in sports history. It's 20,000 IDIOT fans throwing bottles, ripping chairs out of concrete, and TRYING TO FIGHT BASKETBALL players. Patrick and Gillian do not the vocabulary for this, but they try their theater-kid best AND IT IS HILARIOUS. (Also, this documentary is FANTASTIC).

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  • On February 14, 2017, the bodies of 14 year old Abigail Williams and 13 year old Liberty German were found near the Manon High Bridge trail in Delphi, Indiana. The girls had disappeared from the trail the day before. Soon it was revealed that one of the girls, Libby, had captured audio and video of their presumed killer on her smart phone. But even with a mountain of evidence including audio of the killer's voice and a composite sketch, the girls' murder remains at large. Is he hiding in plain sight?

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  • One of the most brutal and prolific serial killers of all time: John Wayne Gacy is known to have murdered at least 32 people during his reign of terror in a suburb of Chicago. AND. MOST. WERE. BURRIED. UNDER. HIS. HOUSE. This story is told by Gacy himself and the investigators and family members who were forever changed by the horror he brought into their lives.

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  • FAM!! To celebrate this HUGE milestone, we're doing something we've never done before! Patrick and Gillian are surprising each other with their favorite clips TCO's funniest moments! From Patti Peterson to bears pooping in the woods and all the New Jersey-iest theme parks and serial killers in between, get ready to pull your automobile over, bash your garbage bell, and pull out your chloroform, because today's show is going to be like nothing you've ever heard. AND DON'T WORRY, WE'RE BACK TO THE MURDER DOCS NEXT WEEK!

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  • In 1993, 16-year-old Daniel Villegas was convicted of a double murder he couldn't have committed. He was railroaded into confessing and spent decades in prison--hope of ever getting out was all but lost. But then a remarkable turn of events occurred when a local El Paso contractor became convinced of Daniel's innocence AND embarked on an obsessive mission to prove it.

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  • Fam! We're super excited to share this episode of "Strange and Unexplained" with the TCO fam. I (Patrick) helped research and write this episode and it tells two stories I've been OBSESSED with for decades. As the title says, these two stories are about two really important people who were hiding in plain sight. Amazingly, they lived about a hundred years apart in time, but only a few blocks apart in geography. One was a prominent member of society, the other a marginalized group. And they both had a secret they desperately wanted to keep.

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  • In 1994, a woman walked into one of New York City's most famous art galleries and told it's President that she had a cache of never-before-seen masterworks. And she was looking to sell to the gallery on the cheap. And so began the largest art fraud in US history. The gallery sold the worthless works to unsuspecting collectors for over $80 million. But who knew what? And when? PATRICK IS OBSESSED....And Gillian couldn't really care less.

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