Tag: drone

Drone Sighting Reports Skyrocket on Long Island

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

Suffolk Pols OK Revised Drone Regulation Bill

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

Suffolk Exec Vetoes County Ban on Drones With Cameras

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

Will Obama’s Drone Strike Memo Mention Long Island’s Khan?

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.

Long Island Drone Sighting Near JFK Probed

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