New At the Edge of Town Airs August 5 at 10 p.m./9 p.m. CT
When a college student is found dead after a party, his mother is determined to try to find out what happened. With the help of a new friend, she manages to get the case in front of a jury. Dennis Murphy reports on the unexpected twist that no one saw coming.
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Dateline NBC is the longest-running series in NBC primetime history and is now in its 27th season. Anchored by Lester Holt and featuring correspondents Andrea Canning, Josh Mankiewicz, Keith Morrison and Dennis Murphy, Dateline is the #1 most-watched Friday newsmagazine for the last two straight seasons and reaches millions of people every week through its broadcast and social media platforms. This year, the series will be inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. David Corvo is the senior executive producer, and Liz Cole is the executive producer. Follow Dateline on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.