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Teen Arrested After State Police Helicopter Spotlighted With Laser

A potentially deadly prank. A teenager is accused of pointing a laser at a Maryland State Police helicopter, putting the pilot in danger.


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Anne Arundel County Vaccinates Against Rabies By Helicopter

Anne Arundel County health officials are taking to the air to vaccinate raccoons for rabies.


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Helicopter Crashes In Md.; 1 Person Hurt

The Harford County Sheriff’s Office says a helicopter has crashed in Darlington.


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UMd Human-Powered Helicopter Triples Flight Time

Students at the University of Maryland have nearly tripled the flight time of their human-powered helicopter.


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Md. Medevac Chopper In Ocean City For Weekends

The Maryland State Police helicopter is relocating from Salisbury to the Ocean City Airport for weekends during the summer.


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College Students Struggle With Human-Powered Helicopter

Energy in human form was tapped at College Park, where University of Maryland students struggled to get a human-powered helicopter off the ground.


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UMd. Team Tests Human-Powered Helicopter

An exhausting experiment is underway at the University of Maryland. More than 50 engineering students there are trying to get a helicopter to fly using only human power.


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Laser Pointer ‘Pranks’ Could Result In Catastrophe

A frightening trend is growing across the nation and in Maryland from something anyone can buy at an office supply store or online.


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Helicopter Lifts Stranded Kayaker From Md. Lake

Officials say a stranded kayaker was lifted by helicopter from Lake Linganore after his boat was overcome by high water.



13-Year-Old Charged With Spotlighting Helicopter

Authorities say the pilots of a Maryland State Police helicopter were temporarily blinded by a laser
pointer, and a 13-year-old boy has been charged in the incident.


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Officers Involved In Carjacking Arrests Speak Out

The officers who tracked carjacking suspects and helped with their arrests earlier this week are speaking out.



Medical Helicopter Makes Abrupt Landing In Md.

Airport officials say no one was injured when a private medical helicopter had an abrupt landing Saturday morning at the Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.