Levittown

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

Mick Foley (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Long Island’s Mick Foley Is Grappling For A Good Cause

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.

04/07/2014

An armed officer at the scene of a possible shooting in Levittown on Feb. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Surrenders In Levittown Standoff That Prompted School Lockdowns

Island Trees School Superintendent Dr. Charles Murphy said no injuries have been reported at the schools in Levittown.

02/11/2014

The scene of a hit and run in Levittown that left a 14-year-old girl hospitalized. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

14-Year-Old Girl Seriously Injured In Levittown Hit-And-Run

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.

02/07/2014

Long Island Gym Theft Suspect

Nassau Police: Local Gyms Getting Ransacked By Elusive Thief

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.

02/03/2014

Bob Fitzgerald pointing to one of the huge potholes he complained about near his Levittown driveway (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Frustrated Levittown Man Fills In Potholes Himself

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.

01/30/2014

(credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880, FILE)

Police: Queens Man Charged With Impersonating Cop To Scam Jewelry Stores

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.

09/12/2013

David Chavez and his grandfather, Frank Morales. (credit: CBS 2)

Frightened Long Island Boy, 8, Saves Grandfather With 911 Call

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.

08/30/2013

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