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New Body May Be Work of Long Island Serial Killer

Woman's remains found near the water in Nassau County

(Newser) - Nassau County police are looking into the possibility that a body found buried near a suburban shoreline may have been another victim of the infamous Gilgo Beach serial killer, the New York Post reports. "Obviously, we're near the water, [Gilgo] bodies were found near the water—that's... More »

More Bones Found on Long Island

Dog walker spots remains that could be linked to serial killer

(Newser) - Still more bones have been found in a region of Long Island where at least five bodies have been discovered. A man jogging with his dog discovered the skeletal remains in Manorville woods, a suspected dumping ground for a serial killer linked to as many as 11 bodies in a... More »

20 Students Nabbed in NY SAT Scam

They were paid to take tests for others: Investigators

(Newser) - Twenty students linked to five Long Island high schools have been charged with being part of an SAT test-taking scam. They were accused of accepting payments to take the SAT and ACT college entrance exams posing as other students over the last three years. A principal at one of the... More »

Hofstra Student Recants Gang Rape Claim

Four men released from jail after accuser admits sex was consensual

(Newser) - A reported gang rape at Hofstra University wasn't a rape after all, the local DA says. The accuser "recanted her claims against the five young men," a school official told students in a text message. The four men who had been charged—and publicly identified—were released from... More »

LiLo's Mom Has Tax Trouble

Celeb mom's tax lien will go up for auction

(Newser) - Dina Lohan is a busy woman, what with all those kids to pimp out. Too busy to pay her taxes, apparently—she owes Nassau County, NY, $11,485.74 in back taxes, TMZ reports. If LiLo and Ali's infamous mother doesn't pony up, her tax lien will go up for... More »

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