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Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Compromise May Be In Works For Nassau Police Precinct Closure Plan

There are reports this morning that a compromise plan for the Nassau County Police Department may be in the works.

02/29/2012

Lily the hero dog - Feb 24, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Rescue Dog Saves Family From House Fire In Levittown

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.

02/24/2012

Nassau County Residents voice displeasure about plan to close 4 police precincts  on Feb. 6, 2012. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Nassau County Residents Voice Displeasure About Plan To Close 4 Police Precincts

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.

02/06/2012

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau Minority Leader Blasts Mangano Police Closure 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.

01/31/2012

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Long Island Nurse Gets A Second Chance At Life

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.

01/20/2012

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Firefighters Injured In Shed Explosion On Long Island

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.

01/08/2012

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4-Month-Old Boy Found Unresponsive At Levittown Day Care Dies

Police are investigating the death of an infant at a licensed Long Island day care center.

10/21/2011

Flatbed Truck (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Seaford Boy Under Arrest After Flatbed Truck Crash

According to detectives, the 12-year-old who suffers from autism was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

10/09/2011

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Fires Set In Long Island Church Under Construction

Fires were set in the early morning hours at an Orthodox Catholic church under construction on Long Island.

10/09/2011

Levittown Bank Robbery Suspect (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Levittown Bank Robber Still At Large

Two employees and one customer were present at the time. No injuries were reported.

09/28/2011

Ground Spraying for Mosquitos (file / credit: AP)

Nassau County To Conduct Mosquito Ground Spraying To Prevent West Nile Virus

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.

09/20/2011

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Power Surge Likely Cause Of Fast-Moving Fire That Destroyed Levittown Home

After days in the dark, a fire destroyed Jackie Walton’s home when power was finally restored to her neighborhood.

08/31/2011

A downed tree - Oyster Bay Cove, NY - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Bill Tynan / WCBS 880)

Many Long Islanders Still In The Dark Days After Irene Passes

The Long Island Power Authority said they will now be calling customers to inform them when their power will return.

08/30/2011

The 2011 Levittown Slammers (credit: Levittown Athletic Club)

Levittown’s Ashley Massoni Pitches Perfect Softball Game

Susan Massoni always knew there was something special about her niece Ashley and the game of softball.

08/10/2011

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Nassau County Cop Garrett Mannerz Accused Of Forcing Woman To Grope Him During Traffic Stop

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.

06/15/2011

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