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Bryanna Soplin

Michael Elardo (credit: Nassau County Police)

Retired NYPD Officer Pleads Guilty In Levittown Hit-And-Run That Killed Girl, 13

Michael Elardo faces from one year to four years in prison when at sentencing.

08/06/2014

Michael Elardo is escorted to court on June 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Retired NYPD Officer Pleads Not Guilty In Deadly Levittown Hit-Run

A grand jury has decided not to add or upgrade charges against a retired NYPD officer accused in the hit-and-run death of a 13-year-old girl with Down syndrome in Levittown.

07/10/2014

Bryanna Soplin

Funeral Held For Teen Killed In Levittown Hit-Run; Suspect Appears In Court

Hundreds gathered at St. Ignatius Church in Hicksville to say goodbye to 13-year-old Bryanna Soplin.

06/19/2014

Michael Elardo is escorted to court on June 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Bail Hearing For Retired NYPD Officer Charged In Deadly Levittown Hit-Run Crash Postponed

Michael Elardo, 48, of Syosset was charged with leaving the scene of an accident after surrendering to police earlier this week.

06/19/2014

Bryanna Soplin

Wake To Be Held For L.I. Teen Killed In Alleged Hit-And-Run Crash

The mother of 13-year-old Bryanna Soplin is distraught and heartbroken as she prepares for her daughter’s funeral.

06/18/2014

Michael Elardo is escorted to court on June 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Bail Set At $1 Million For Retired NYPD Officer Charged In Deadly Levittown Hit-Run Crash

A retired NYPD officer charged in connection with the hit-and-run death of a 13-year-old girl with Down syndrome in Levittown faced a judge Tuesday.

06/17/2014

Bryanna Soplin

Search Continues For Driver In Fatal Levittown Hit-And-Run Crash

Bryanna Soplin, 13, who had Down syndrome, unknowingly left her family’s home and was crossing Hempstead Turnpike at Gardiners Avenue when she was hit by a minivan just after midnight Sunday, police said.

06/16/2014

Levittown Hit-And-Run

Police: Girl, 13, Killed In Hit-Run In Levittown, Long Island

A driver plowed into a teenage girl and killed her while she crossed a Long Island road early Sunday morning, authorities said. Police are still search searching for the motorist.

06/15/2014