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Man killed after car hits utility poles in Long Island

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) - Nassau County police say a 50-year-old man has been killed after he lost control of his car and struck two utility poles on Long Island. 63 more words


Former cop thought teen with Down syndrome he ran over was traffic cone: lawyer

LEVITTOWN, Long Island (PIX11) — Could a former NYPD cop have mistaken a teenager for a traffic cone?

That’s what the lawyer for Michael Elardo said happened just after midnight Sunday morning. 239 more words


Hit-and-run driver kills 13-year-old with Down syndrome

LEVITTOWN, N.Y. (PIX11) – Just a few minutes after midnight,13-year-old Bryanna Soplin, who had Down syndrome, was trying to cross the six lanes of Hempstead Turnpike at Gardiner’s  Avenue, according to Nassau County Police, when she was hit by a blue minivan heading east. 168 more words


Long Island School Bus Accident Leaves 17 Students Injured

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Seventeen high school students suffered minor injuries Monday afternoon, after an accident on Long Island.

The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. 84 more words