Dangerous Trend Continues As More Planes Are Hit With Laser PointersPlanes across the country have been hit with laser beams from the ground. Officials are calling this a dangerous and disturbing trend.
Laser Pointers Continue To Put Pilots And Passengers At RiskHazard in the sky. Eleven commercial airlines said they were hit with laser beams while flying over the East Coast.
Guilty Plea For Man Who Aimed Laser Pointer Toward Police ChopperA Dundalk man has pleaded guilty on Wednesday after he aimed a laser pointer toward a police chopper last year.
Laser Pointer Complaints Decline In Ocean CityPolice say a ban on the sale and possession of laser pointers in Ocean City has led to a significant decline in incidents and complaints.
Tougher Penalties For Laser Pointers Aimed At Aircrafts It may be used as a plaything, but laser pointers are deadly serious when focused on aircrafts. Incidents of pilots being temporary blinded has nearly doubled.
13-Year-Old Charged With Spotlighting HelicopterAuthorities 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.