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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Police: Levittown Bank Robber Still At Large

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Levittown Issues Layoff Notices To 108 School Teachers In District

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.


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Police Investigate Latest Purse-Snatching On L.I.

Women on Long Island were on alert after reports of yet another purse snatching.This time it happened as the female victim was getting into her car at Nassau Community College.


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Serial Purse-Snatchers Strike Again On Long Island

Another woman has been targeted and attacked on her driveway on Long Island, and police say it’s the same group of purse-snatching thieves who have struck throughout Nassau County.


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L.I. Cops Look For Man Who Allegedly Followed Students

Twice last month, students at Island Trees High School in Levittown reported being followed by a man in a white van. Nassau County police said he drove alongside the students, circled back, and then followed them again.


Police on Long Island released this sketch of the suspect in a string of violent purse-snatchings. (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Serial Purse Snatchers Strike Again On L.I.

Investigators say two suspects who have allegedly been snatching purses from women on Long Island have struck again.