It was an eventful but tragic evening in the outer borough of Kings County.Late last night, on the Ocean Parkway in Sheepshead Bay, two cars met in a head-on collision after the driver of a BMW lost control and swerved into oncoming traffic, hitting a minivan. The man behind the wheel, Jamal Iq ... More >>
A week after midtown storefronts were vandalized with swastikas, there are reports of more of the symbols being found in Brooklyn over the weekend in Midwood. DCPI told Runnin' Scared they are is being investigated as "possible bias incidents"
Way too many bodies have been found since December along the Jones Beach, Gilgo Beach and Ocean Parkway area of Suffolk County, Long Island. The four identified so far -- Amber Lynn Costello, Megan Waterman, Maureen Brainard-Barnes and Melissa Barthelemy -- are thought to be the work of a Lon ... More >>
Police found the remains of six bodies last month on Long Island, and when added to the four bodies found previously nearby, all belonging to women who worked as prostitutes, the state had something scary on its hands. Things just got a little bit more terrifying: a fifth victim has been iden ... More >>
Serial killer experts, criminologists, an ex-FBI profiler, and two New York Times reporters have worked together to bring us this terrifying personality profile for the man -- yes, he's almost definitely a man -- who could be responsible for the 10 sets of human remains found so far on Long I ... More >>
It's not that current events shouldn't be fodder for art, even when the news is at its most horrifying, like the potential serial killer murdering women on Long Island. But Brent City Mafia, a Long Island rap crew with 8 subscribers on YouTube as of this evening and no website we could find, ... More >>
Where is Carlos Cintron?Cops are asking the public's help in finding Carlos Cintron, 64, a little guy who was last seen leaving his Brighton Beach apartment at 2840 Ocean Parkway on the evening of March 1. It's been more than a month now. Cintron is described as 5-2, 130 pounds. When last seen, h ... More >>
Police said on Wednesday that the bodies of four prostitutes found around Atlantic City, New Jersey back in 2006 do not seem to have anything to do with the eight bodies (and maybe ninth and tenth sets of remains) found on Long Island, near Gilgo and Jones Beach, since late 2010. Thought to b ... More >>
Bones found today on Long Island may indicate a ninth victim of the serial killer terrorizing the area. Eight previous corpses were found along Jones and Gilgo Beach, four of which were identified as Craigslist prostitutes, while the rest, found in the past two weeks, have yet to be named. Ar ... More >>
Investigators search Gilgo BeachThe "Long Island Ripper," as the New York Post is calling him, may be responsible for both the Atlantic City prostitute slayings in 2006 and the recent rash of bodies turning up since December of last year around Ocean Parkway and Gilgo Beach on Long Island. Ei ... More >>
Something slightly terrifying is happening along Ocean Parkway and Gilgo Beach on Long Island, where the remains of eight different people have been found since December. The search started when Shannan Gilbert, a 24-year-old woman from New Jersey and a prostitute, went missing four months ag ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
May 25, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 21
A goy in wonderland
By Joe Flaherty
The lamentable thing about life is that it is devoid of fanfare. Man's odyssey more times than not is heralded by a kazoo rather than a trumpet.
The spiritual milest ... More >>
The Tri-State Transportation Campaign has released a report identifying the most dangerous roads for pedestrians in New York City, New Jersey, and Connecticut, where an average of 415 walkers are killed yearly. The (sort of) good news: They've also released interactive Google maps showing the ... More >>
Cops have identified the four bodies found on Oak Beach, Long Island, as women, and the FBI has been called in to help with the investigation, reports the New York Post. It's suspected that a serial killer may have dumped the bodies along Ocean Parkway after meeting prostitutes on Craigslist, ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJanuary 28, 1965, Vol. X, No. 15Last Exit to ManhattanBy David GurinTen smooth lanes of elevated concrete and steel are proposed to entomb old Broome Street for its final sacrifice as the connecting link between the Holland Tunnel and the Will ... More >>