Tag: Ocean Parkway

Sarra Gilbert Convicted of Killing Mother in Upstate NY

The sister of a woman who is a key figure in the Long Island Serial Killer case was convicted of killing her 52-year-old mother in upstate New York last year.

How Websleuths & Filmmakers Sparked A Revelation In Gilgo Murders Case

When the biggest story in years broke this month in the unsolved Long Island Serial Killer case, few noticed that an online community of crime buffs and two filmmakers sparked the revelation.

10 Most-Read Long Island Press Local News Stories of 2016

As usual, the annual review of the Press’ most-clicked stories of the year looks nothing like the editors’ choices for top stories of the previous 12 months. Instead of big political and business news stories that affect many Long Islanders’ lives, readers instead flocked to articles about creepy clowns, serial killers and video games.

Long Island Coroners Seek ID for 38 Unidentified Human Remains

A recently enacted New York State law requires Nassau and Suffolk county coroners to share information to help identify John and Jane Does on a federal database that was recently responsible for the first major revelation in the Long Island Serial Killer case in years.

Unidentified Murder Victim Dubbed ‘Peaches’ Linked to Gilgo Beach Killings

Exclusive: Authorities have linked an unidentified woman’s torso found 19 years ago in Rockville Centre with skeletal remains discovered on Ocean Parkway amid the Long Island Serial Killer investigation, the Press has learned.

Did Police Name A Suspect in The Long Island Serial Killer...

Suffolk County police haven’t publicly named a suspect in the Long Island Serial Killer case, but someone in the department may have accused a former local jailer in an anonymous internet post.

The Killing Season: A&E Series Investigates Long Island Serial Killer Case

Filmmakers unearthed previously unreported information about the unsolved Long Island Serial Killer case in The Killing Season, a new documentary series—and its creators hope it will help lead to an arrest.

2 New TV Series Examine Long Island Serial Killer Case

Two new true crime television series airing this month will debut with two-hour season premieres focusing on the unsolved Long Island Serial Killer investigation shortly before the six-year anniversary of the case. People Magazine Investigates, which promises to tell the stories of the families behind some of the nation’s most infamous crime stories, debuts at 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7 on Investigation Discovery. The Killing Season, a documentary series that explores possible connections between unsolved serial killer cases nationwide, debuts at 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. The creators of both series say they’ve uncovered new evidence in the cases.

Shannan Gilbert’s Mother Killed by Other Daughter, Cops Say

The mother of a woman whose disappearance led to the discovery of the Long Island Serial Killer’s dumping ground has been murdered by another one of her daughters in upstate New York, authorities said. Sarra Gilbert, 27, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of her 52-year-old mother, Mari Gilbert, who was found dead in Sarra’s Ellenville apartment at 2:15 p.m. Saturday, Ellenville village police said.

A Beginner’s Guide to Summer on Fire Island

With the return of beach season, so too flock the crowds to Fire Island, the barrier island simultaneously known as a popular tourist destination and a hidden gem full of natural wonders. But FI is much more than that dichotomy allows. It’s home to Robert Moses State Park on the west end, Smith Point County Park on the east end and a national park featuring an eight-mile wilderness preserve. And in the middle, accessible by ferry only, are 17 car-free communities—most of which are strictly residential with a few having downtowns offering shops and nightlife.