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Police may be close to cracking the decades-old Long Island (Gilgo Beach) Serial Killer case

// September 12th, 2017 // No Comments » // News

In late 1993 and early 1994, the bodies of 31-year-old Rita Tangredi and 20-year-old Colleen McNamee were found nine-miles apart. Both had been strangled and bludgeoned to death. DNA samples were taken from the bodies and the cases remained cold for over ten years – until an uninvolved man’s misdemeanor conviction steered investigators toward the […]

The sordid (and scary) history of the Plum Island Animal Disease Center on Long Island

// December 25th, 2012 // No Comments » // Odd Happenings

In Gardiners Bay, east of Orient Point, off the eastern end of the North Fork coast of Long Island, there lies an island that is classified as one of the most dangerous points on the planet. It does not exist on most maps. Under high security and guarded by the Department of Homeland Security, the […]

The Long Island Serial Killer (aka The Gilgo Beach Killer)

// December 25th, 2012 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

The Long Island Serial Killer (also known as the Gilgo Killer or the Long Island Ripper) is a serial killer who is believed to have murdered at least ten people in the Long Island area. He targets prostitutes, who were often contacted from the online bulletin board Craigslist, and has been in operation for at […]