A fire broke out around 1 a.m. in a one-story home on Prentice Lane in Levittown, but it was a mixed-breed dog named Lily, who was recently adopted from the North Shore Animal League, that woke up the four people inside, before smoke detectors went off.
The First Precinct in Baldwin, Fifth Precinct in Elmont, Sixth Precinct in Manhasset and Eighth Precinct in Levittown will become community policing centers with fewer officers under the plan.
Under a new plan announced by Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano on Monday, four of the county’s eight police precincts would close and be turned into community policing centers to save money.
On Dec. 20, 24-year-old nurse Joanne Gracalone collapsed between two cars in a parking lot after a blood clot traveled to her lungs, stopping her heart several times.
The Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office and the Arson/Bomb Squad said the source of the explosion was fireworks that had been stored in a three inch PVC pipe.
Police are investigating the death of an infant at a licensed Long Island day care center.
According to detectives, the 12-year-old who suffers from autism was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
Fires were set in the early morning hours at an Orthodox Catholic church under construction on Long Island.
Two employees and one customer were present at the time. No injuries were reported.
After one man died from West Nile Virus and a number of mosquitos tested positive for the virus, the Nassau County health department has decided to spray the pesticide Scourge.
After days in the dark, a fire destroyed Jackie Walton’s home when power was finally restored to her neighborhood.
The Long Island Power Authority said they will now be calling customers to inform them when their power will return.
Susan Massoni always knew there was something special about her niece Ashley and the game of softball.
A five-year veteran of the Nassau County police force has been arrested and charged for allegedly forcing a woman to grope him during a traffic stop.
The district contends that there wouldn’t be as many layoffs if the teachers union would agree to more salary freezes. However, the union said it has already made enough concessions.