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Admitted Serial Killer Charles Cullen (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Angel Of Death: ‘In A Sense, I Thought I Was Helping’

Charles Cullen has been locked up for nine years after pleading guilty to 29 murders, including 13 at Somerset Medical Center.

04/28/2013

Joel Rifkin (credit: CBS 2)

DNA Helps ID Severed Head Found On NJ Golf Course In 1989

Authorities believe 25-year-old Heidi Balch was killed and dismembered by Joel Rifkin, who is serving more than 200 years in a New York prison for nine murders.

03/27/2013

Francisco Acevedo was convicted of 3 murders in Yonkers thanks in part to DNA evidence taken when he applied for parole in a separate crime.(Credit:CBS2)

Yonkers Serial Killer Gets 75 Years To Life In Prison

Francisco Acevedo who was convicted after he voluntarily gave up a DNA sample has been sentenced to 75 years to life in prison.

01/17/2012

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Families, Cops Sharply Disagree On Cause Of Death In Case Of Gilgo/Oak Beach Remains

There has been a major discovery in the Long Island serial killer investigation. Investigators believe they have found the remains of missing prostitute Shannan Gilbert, whose disappearance led to a series of grisly discoveries.

12/13/2011

Suffolk County Police released composite sketches of two of the victims found along Ocean Parkway (credit: Handout)

Authorities Release New Details About Bodies Found On Ocean Parkway

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Richard Dormer announced Tuesday that seven of the 10 victims may have been prostitutes — including an Asian male who was found in women’s clothing.

09/20/2011

Officer Looking for Remains in Oak Beach, L.I. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

’48 Hours Mystery’ Tackles Long Island Beach Body Serial Killer Case

Ten sets of human remains have been found along Ocean Parkway in Long Island since four bodies were discovered last December. But even today there are no new leads and no suspects.

07/12/2011

Captree State Park - Babylon, NY - Jun 7, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Nothing Found On Long Island In New NY Serial Killer Probe Search

Investigators say nothing was found in their latest search for possible remains on a barrier island south of New York’s Long Island.

06/07/2011

An aerial view of police cars near Gilgo Beach and Ocean Parkway on Long Island. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

State Police To Resume Search For Possible Serial Killer In Long Island Bodies Case

State Police say results of FBI aerial surveillance photography conducted in April are prompting a return to the area on Tuesday.

06/06/2011

State police search for remains on Long Island (credit: CBS 2)

No New Finds Tuesday In Search For Human Remains On L.I.

State Police said 50 officers from various departments — using eight dogs and a helicopter — found “nothing of significance” in the dense brush along a mile-long stretch of the Robert Moses Causeway.

05/03/2011

Police barricade Wantagh Parkway as part of their search for remains on Long Island's South Shore beaches - May 2, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

Police Expand Search For Remains In L.I. Possible Serial Killer Case

State police on Monday closed a five-mile stretch of parkway on New York’s Long Island to look for human remains and other clues in the case of a possible serial killer.

05/02/2011

Officer Looking for Remains in Oak Beach, LI (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Vigil Held For Missing Woman On Oak Beach

The family of a missing woman held a vigil on Sunday at the site on Oak Beach on Long Island where she was last seen.

05/01/2011

Police search Gilgo Beach along Ocean Parkway on Long Island - Apr 6, 2011 (credit: Kyle Reitan / WCBS 880)

Long Island Residents Captivated By Beach Body Serial Killer Search

The ongoing hunt for a suspected serial killer on Long Island has people captivated and everybody talking.

04/21/2011

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Search Continues For Missing New Jersey Craigslist Escort Shannan Gilbert

The Suffolk County Marine Unit once again had divers using metal detectors and clam rakes search for any evidence of Gilbert.

04/20/2011

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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

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