Mike Xirinachs

Heavy Wet Snow Gives Plow Drivers And Residents Fits On Long IslandSeveral Long Island towns got almost a foot of snow giving some people an early start to the weekend.
Suffolk County Aviation School Offering Drone Classes To Get Pilot's LicenseThe program debuted on Thursday, with a demonstration at Dowling's Drone Flight Lab at their campus in Brookhaven.
2,000 Pounds Of Unwanted Prescription Drugs Collected On Long IslandIn partnership with the supermarket chain King Kullen, Long Island's safe disposal program for unused and expired medications has been hugely successful.
LIRR, Business Leaders Back Gov. Cuomo's Plan To Revamp Rail RoadNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to expand and improve the Long Island Raid Road is getting some promotional help from railroad and business leaders.
Lawyer: Man Charged In Shooting Death Of 12-Year-Old Hempstead Girl 'Didn't Do It'Jakwan Keller, 20, pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges in the shooting death of 12-year-old Dejah Joyner, who authorities said was struck and killed by a stray bullet in her own home last October.
Freeport Mayor: Crime Down 12.3 Percent With License Scanning ProgramMore than 15 million drivers have had their license plates scanned by Freeport Police since cameras were set up in November.
12-Year-Old Girl Struck By Car, Killed Near Elmont SchoolThe girl was crossing Elmont Road near Elmont Memorial Junior High School around 7:30 a.m. Monday when she was hit by a 2013 Nissan.
Police: Convicted Sex Offender Found Naked With Teen In Car On Long IslandKieran Bunce, 48, of Melville, was arrested on charges of criminal sex act and endangering the welfare of a child.
Long Island's First 2 Medical Marijuana Facilities Open For BusinessThe Columbia Care New York Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Riverhead offers a very specific kind of treatment, according to CEO Nicholas Vita.
Federal, Local Officials Address Spread Of Zika VirusHealth officials said the number of U.S. residents diagnosed with Zika infections in the past year has grown to 31, but said all of them are believed to have caught the infection while traveling abroad.
Authorities Work To Determine Motive In Shooting Death Of Uniondale FatherGerman Ismael Saravia Melendez, an immigrant from El Salvador, was gunned down on Monday night in Uniondale.
Suffolk DA: Millionaire Tried To Flee To Venezuela After Fatal Drunk Driving CrashProsecutors said last week Sean Ludwick had made inquiries while visiting Puerto Rico about buying a vessel capable of taking him to Venezuela.

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