Bus Driver Punched Repeatedly; Passengers Just Stood There and Filmed

Keisha McGregor drives a bus on Long Island for NICE, Nassau Intercounty Express. Monday, she was attacked by a passenger who missed her stop because she did not realize the bus was going express. The passenger threw a water bottle at McGregor and then began to punch her. There were 30 other passengers on the bus and… » 2/27/14 5:30pm 2/27/14 5:30pm

Man Celebrates 96th Birthday by Accidentally Eating Rat Cake

Do you like cake? Are you one of those people who never got over childhood birthday parties and the sweet, smoky smell of snuffed candles mingling with buttercream icing? If you murmured "yes" to your computer, then the next sentence you read will horrify you and quite possibly turn you into a PIE person. An old… » 2/23/14 1:00pm 2/23/14 1:00pm

Pit Bulls Get Good PR After Pit Bull Saves Woman from House Fire

Pit bulls don’t have the greatest reputation (Ontario, Canada, for instance, has a ban on pit bulls and pit bull-esque dogs), so they need all the good PR they can get. The new pit bull PR person seems to be doing a pretty good job of rehabilitating pit bulls’ image, too — he/she has gotten the word out that a pit… » 5/05/13 12:30pm 5/05/13 12:30pm

Fun-Loving Mom Allegedly Drove Around Long Island While Her Kids Shot a…

In the sweeping annals of bad parenting, Long Islander Susan Becker may only be a minor character, but minor characters are often the entertaining characters so we shouldn’t ignore her exploits, which, according to Suffolk County police, include encouraging her rambunctious children to fire BB guns out of her moving… » 4/21/13 4:00pm 4/21/13 4:00pm

Police Ask for Help Identifying L.I. Serial Killer Victim

Officials have been busy publicly disagreeing over just how serial killer-riddled Long Island is, but it seems any speculation may be premature. Several of the 10 victims recovered on South Shore beaches still haven't been identified, and now police are asking for the public's help. They've released a sketch of a… » 1/08/12 9:39pm 1/08/12 9:39pm

Police Disagree On Number Of L.I. Serial Killers

Authorities have confirmed that the remains found last week on Long Island's South Shore are those of 24-year-old New Jersey woman Shannan Gilbert. Though this is a major breakthrough in the case, officials are now openly clashing over what they believe happened to the 10 people whose bodies were found during the… » 12/19/11 10:10am 12/19/11 10:10am

Serial Killer Investigation Turns Up Possible Remains Of Missing Woman

Nineteen months after Shannan Gilbert disappeared, and exactly one year after the investigation into her case led to the discovery of the first of 10 bodies on Long Island, police say they've found her remains. This morning a body was located in a marsh near where Gilbert's belongings were found earlier this week, and… » 12/13/11 11:50pm 12/13/11 11:50pm

Police Find Belongings Of Woman Who Sparked L.I. Serial Killer…

Earlier this week Long Island police were vague about what exactly they found during their continuing search of a marshy area near where Shannan Gilbert, a 24-year-old sex worker from New Jersey, was last spotted a year ago. Yesterday, detectives announced that they've recovered Gilbert's jeans, shoes, cell phone, and… » 12/08/11 11:45am 12/08/11 11:45am

Police Uncover New Evidence In Long Island Serial Killer Case

Yesterday police found several items related to their investigation into the deaths of 10 people whose remains turned up on Long Island beaches. Previously, police said the murders were committed by multiple killers, but recently they announced they're now hunting for one serial killer. Police say they decided to… » 12/07/11 1:00pm 12/07/11 1:00pm

Police Release New Details On NY Serial Killings

In December, the bodies of four women were found near a stretch of highway on Long Island while police were looking for Shannan Gilbert, a missing New Jersey woman who worked as a prostitute. In the next few months, the remains of six more people turned up a few miles away. Yesterday police revealed that they still… » 9/21/11 10:15am 9/21/11 10:15am