Laser Pointers

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Laser Strikes Also Affecting Coast Guard

Lifesaving rescues have been put in danger by laser pointers. It’s a blinding reality Coast Guard air crews are dealing with.

07/28/2015

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Dangerous Trend Continues As More Planes Are Hit With Laser Pointers

Planes across the country have been hit with laser beams from the ground. Officials are calling this a dangerous and disturbing trend.

07/25/2015

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Laser Strikes A Dangerous Trend Pilots Say Happening Far Too Often

Multiple scares in the sky. Laser strikes on passenger jets flying out of New York. Hundreds of lives — put at risk.

05/29/2015

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Laser Pointer Complaints Decline In Ocean City

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.

07/13/2014

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FBI Launching Nationwide Crackdown On Blinding Laser Light Attacks

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.

06/04/2014

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Ocean City Banning Laser Pointers, Switchblades

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.

05/20/2014

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Blinding Trouble: More Pilots Reporting Laser Incidents While Flying

New data from aviation officials indicates more pilots are reporting seeing bright laser beams while flying.

08/15/2013

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Authorities Warn Of Penalties Against Laser Pointers Targeting Pilots Flying Planes

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.

05/17/2012

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Number Of Laser Pointer Incidents Heads Toward All-Time High

Tough new laws to punish those who direct laser pointers at aircraft are failing to stop the dangerous practice.

10/25/2011

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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.

05/09/2011