A 16-year-old man was struck and killed on Wednesday in Levittown when he was hit by a minivan, according to the Nassau County Police Department.
Officials said the reorganization plan will begin May 1 with the Levittown station house being the first to become a community policing center with reduced staff and responsibilities.
Investigators say the teen was part of a group of suspects who broke into homes in Seaford, Wantagh, Levittown back in December.
There are reports this morning that a compromise plan for the Nassau County Police Department may be in the works.
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.