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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The incident happened around 7:30 a.m. on Hempstead Turnpike in Levittown.
It’s a fundraising event that benefits the PTA for Lee Road Elementary School in Wantagh, and Long Island native Mick Foley is one of the feature stars who will appear.
Island Trees School Superintendent Dr. Charles Murphy said no injuries have been reported at the schools in Levittown.
A 14-year-old girl is hospitalized in stable condition after she was mowed down by a hit-and-run driver and then accidentally struck by two other cars.
A gym thief is on the loose and police say he’s been caught on surveillance video. The crook is sneaking past front desks of Long Island health clubs and ducking into locker rooms.
Limousine driver Bob Fitzgerald, 55, has been filling potholes in Levittown himself for a couple of years after he said it became so frustrating waiting for the town to do the job.
According to police, Brian Harrington told the clerks at Rafael’s in Hewlett and Gulgattie Jewelry at the Tri Count Flea Market in Levittown that he was a police officer who lost his debit card, so the clerks let him write out checks totaling more than $5,200.
David Chavez recently called 911 just after his grandfather blacked out. While first responders rushed to their Levittown home, dispatcher Patti Collins tried to keep Chavez calm.
Ivone Oliviera, 34, of Levittown was arrested Thursday night and is charged with endangering the welfare of a disabled person.