Tag: drone

New federal data shows a fivefold increase in drone sightings being reported to authorities on Long Island since last year.

The new version focuses on drone permits and drops the constitutionally problematic provision restricting photography in public.

A revised version of the bill is expected to focus on public safety rather than privacy.

Samir Khan, a purported al-Qaeda propagandist who spent his teenage years in Westbury, was killed in Yemen three years ago along with another U.S. citizen, Anwar Al-Awlaki, an alleged leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

The FAA tells the Press that the drone came within 200 feet of a plane over Nassau County.