Multiple scares in the sky. Laser strikes on passenger jets flying out of New York. Hundreds of lives — put at risk.
Police say a ban on the sale and possession of laser pointers in Ocean City has led to a significant decline in incidents and complaints.
Danger in the skies. The FBI cracks down on people who shine laser pointers at planes, blinding pilots midair. The agency is offering $10,000 rewards nationwide for anyone who reports a laser attack.
Town leaders in Ocean City are banning the sale and possession of switchblades and laser pointers in the resort before the summer tourism season kicks off.
New data from aviation officials indicates more pilots are reporting seeing bright laser beams while flying.
Laser pointers shined into the eyes of pilots in the air. The Feds are pushing for stiff new penalties against laser strikes. A WJZ investigation brought the problem to light here in Maryland.
Tough new laws to punish those who direct laser pointers at aircraft are failing to stop the dangerous practice.
A frightening trend is growing across the nation and in Maryland from something anyone can buy at an office supply store or online.