Top 5 Stories in Long Island Press This Week: Snow, Plane Emergency Landing, Police, and More

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Dachshund through the snow in Sayville (LIP)

The top 5 stories in the Long Island Press this week include covering of last Saturday’s snowfall, a plane landing on the Southern State Parkway, and more.

Long Island Snowfall Amounts Exceed Forecast

A winter storm dumped more snow than expected on Long Island early Saturday morning after forecasters initially predicted only a couple of inches of the white stuff would coat the region.

Small Plane Lands on Southern State Parkway

A single-engine airplane made an emergency landing on the eastbound side Southern State Parkway near exit 34, located near Republic Airport in Farmingdale, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) confirmed.

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AG Probes Suffolk Police Shooting That Left Bay Shore Man Dead, Officer Injured

The New York State Attorney General’s office is investigating Suffolk County police officers that shot and killed a man who had slashed one of the officers Saturday in Bay Shore, authorities said.

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Nassau Exec Bans Transgender Athletes From Competing at County-Run Facilities