Top 5 Stories in Long Island Press This Week: Massapequa Teen Shooting, Gilgo Beach, and More

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The top 5 stories in the Long Island Press this week include the police shooting of a Massapequa teen, suspected Gilgo Beach killer Rex Heuermann’s court appearance, and more.

Massapequa Teen Fatally Shot by Nassau Police Officer

A Nassau County police officer shot and killed a 19-year-old man who authorities alleged pointed a handgun at police outside of the teenager’s Massapequa home on Friday night, police said.

Suspected Gilgo Beach serial killer Rex Heuermann was back in court Tuesday.

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Long Island’s leading groundhogs Holsville Hal and Malverne Mel agreed with each other for the first time in three years in making their seasonal forecast on Friday for Groundhog Day.

Some Cell Phone Evidence a Hang Up in Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Case

The same cell phone data that authorities used to arrest Gilgo Beach serial killer suspect Rex Heuermann have also proven a complication in the continuing investigation — which includes hundreds more electronic devices.

Mineola Set To Receive New York State Pro-Housing Certification

The Village of Mineola is one of 20 municipalities in New York set to receive pro-housing certification.