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Wendy Lantigua started a petition to extend bus service to high school students in Levittown. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Some Levittown Parents Say Hempstead Turnpike Is Too Dangerous For Their Kids To Cross

Parent Wendy Lantigua has started a petition to get buses for all Division Avenue High School students living south of Hempstead Turnpike.

09/04/2014

Jessica Rosengart (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police: L.I. Mom Faces Charges After Being Found Passed Out In Hot Car With Child, Heroin

A Long Island woman is under arrest after police said she was found in possession of heroin and passed out in a hot car while her infant boy sat sweating in the backseat.

09/02/2014

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

Audra Cummings shows how she was putting out garbage at curb when hit run driver mowed her down. (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

80-Year-Old Woman Describes Hit-And-Run Outside Levittown Home

Audra Cummings said she was standing next to her driveway when she was mowed down.

07/30/2014

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

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Boy, 10, Critically Injured After Being Hit By Car In Lindenhurst, Long Island

A 10-year-old boy was left in critical condition this weekend after being hit by a car while crossing a road in Lindenhurst, Long Island.

06/15/2014

Audrey Zhang wearing T-shirt with her winning doodle (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Levittown Student’s Winning Doodle Appears On Google’s Homepage

Audrey Zhang, a fifth grader from Island Trees Memorial Middle School in Levittown, drew the winning entry in the 7th Annual “Doodle 4 Google” competition.

06/09/2014

Monkey picture labeled 'Jimmy's baby picture' that was posted on bulletin board of Town of Hempstead highway department facility in Levittown. (credit: Handout)

Town Official: Hempstead Highway Worker Target Of ‘Disgusting Act of Racial Hatred’

Officials said a photo of a monkey labeled “Jimmy’s baby picture” was found on a bulletin board at a Hempstead highway facility in Levittown.

04/29/2014

Scene of fatal Hempstead Turnpike crash (CBS 2)

Sources Tell CBS 2: Driver Arrested In Suspected DWI Crash In Levittown

The incident happened around 7:30 a.m. on Hempstead Turnpike in Levittown.

04/22/2014

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