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Official: FBI Examines Pimp’s Laptop In Long Island Serial Killer Probe

The FBI technology is so sophisticated it has the ability to verify or rule out suspicious objects and pinpoint evidence from thousands of feet away.

04/14/2011

Suffolk police divers at Hemlock Cove between Gilgo and Cedar beaches on 4/13/2011. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Sources: Long Island Serial Killer Probe May Be Targeting 2 Killers

There may be two killers — not one — on Long Island. That’s what law enforcement sources are telling CBS News about the investigation into the 10 sets of human remains found along Ocean Parkway.

04/13/2011

Investigators find human remains near Jones Beach (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Police Confirm Latest Remains Human; Count Moves To 10 In Jones Beach Probe

The state medical examiner is conducting forensic tests on a human skull found at Jones Beach yesterday, while local and state police say no new discoveries have been made in the area.

04/12/2011

Chereece Bell, Damon Adams (credit: CBS 2)

ACS Head Gets Support From Mayor Bloomberg

“I don’t know if the charges are true but I have 100 percent confidence in John Mattingly. This city is so lucky to have him,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

03/25/2011

Chereece Bell, Damon Adams (credit: CBS 2)

ACS Sees First Prosecution Of Case Workers In NYC

Former workers Chereece Bell and Damon Adams were charged with criminally negligent homicide.

03/24/2011

Carlotta Brett-Pierce (Photo/MySpace)

Child Welfare Workers Charged In Brooklyn 4-Year-Old’s Death

Months after a Brooklyn mother (pictured) was indicted in the death of her emaciated 4-year-old daughter two former child welfare workers have been charged with criminally negligent homicide and official misconduct.

03/23/2011

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Police Find Bloody Body In Bronx Kitchen Closet

Police are still conducting a homicide investigation after discovering the bloody body of a 400-pound man inside a kitchen closet in the Bronx on Saturday.

03/20/2011

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Death Ruled A Homicide

The New York City medical examiner’s office said 68-year-old Robert Jenkins died of asphyxia due to pressure on the face and neck and blunt impact injuries.

02/28/2011

Draft Beer File Photo (credit: AP)

Long Island Police Probe Teen’s Death

Detective Lt. Gerard Pelkofsky says Matthew Yuhas was drinking alcohol with friends at a neighbor’s house in East Moriches. He says he fell asleep at some point and was discovered unresponsive late Sunday morning.

02/15/2011

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DA: Errors At Nassau County Crime Lab ‘Deeply Disturbing’

Testing performed by a troubled Long Island police lab appears to have produced erroneous results.

02/10/2011

Nicholas Brooks (Photo/Terry Sheridan), Sylvie Cachay (Getty Images)

ME: Sylvie Cachay Was Held Underwater, Strangled

The NYC medical examiner says a swimsuit designer found in a bathtub at the chic Soho House hotel was strangled and drowned. Her boyfriend has been charged in her death.

12/29/2010

Sharon Rowe, Jawara Henry (Photo/CBS 2)

Autistic Staten Island Man’s Death Ruled Homicide

NEW YORK (1010 WINS/CBS 2) — A distraught Staten Island mother said she believes someone murdered her autistic son, who was a patient at a Staten Island psychiatric center. Sharon Rowe was beside herself with […]

12/06/2010

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Teen Babysitter Arrested In NYC Toddler’s Death

Dubois was to be arraigned Friday. Specific charges and her lawyer’s name were not immediately available.

11/26/2010

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Autopsy: NYC Boy Died Of Battered Child Syndrome

Police continued Thursday to investigate Josiah Taylor’s death. He was found unresponsive Tuesday and pronounced dead when taken to a hospital.

11/25/2010

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Investigating Death Of Toddler On S.I.

Police went to the house at 345 Mosel Avenue at 1 p.m. Tuesday and found Josiah Taylor unconscious and unresponsive.

11/24/2010

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