Drones

A drone prototype is tested in Saint-Martin d'Hères, France. (credit: Getty Images)

Rockland County Considers Tighter Restrictions For Drones

Legislator Jay Hood, Jr. is proposing a law that would limit drones to public parks and private property with permission.

04/03/2015

FILE -- A drone flies above trees in Pessac, France. (credit: Jean Pierre Muller/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Government Proposes Rules For Routine Commercial Use Of Drones

Among the chores that officials envision drones performing: aerial photography and mapping, crop monitoring, and inspections of cell towers, bridges and other tall structures.

02/15/2015

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on federal regulators to quickly put out new rules regulating the use of drones. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Wants Feds To Crack Down On Drones

Schumer is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration and the federal Office of Management and Budget to hurry and release the new rules for the use of the small, unmanned aircraft.

01/16/2015

FILE -- A small drone (Credit: Getty Images)

City Council Bills Take Aim At Drones In NYC

Two City Council members are planning to introduce separate bills targeting the private use of drones in New York City.

12/17/2014

JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Drones Spotted Near JFK Airport, Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridge Raise Worry

The FBI and Federal Aviation Administration are continuing to investigate reports of drones flying near commercial aircraft on approach to John F. Kennedy International Airport this week.

11/20/2014

The international arrivals terminal is viewed at John F. Kennedy Airport. (credited: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

FAA: Pilots Have Spotted Drones Twice This Week Near JFK

The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday was investigating multiple reports of drones buzzing around John F. Kennedy International Airport.

11/19/2014

A drone prototype is tested in Saint-Martin d'Hères, France. (credit: Getty Images)

NYPD: Threat Of Terrorists With Drones Is A Growing Concern

Top NYPD counterterrorism officials have warned that a possible new tool for terrorists could have a chilling effect on New York City.

10/29/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer says private drone use should be regulated by the federal government. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Sen. Charles Schumer Calls For Feds To Speed Up Regulations For Drones

The Democrat says New York has become “the wild west” for private drones since a court case limited the federal government’s ability to regulate the use of the small, remote controlled aircraft.

08/03/2014

FILE -- A small drone (Credit: Getty Images)

NYPD Sees Risks As Popularity Of Drones Soars

NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence John Miller told reporters Wednesday police have seen five incidents of drones in the past six months.

07/09/2014

George Washington Bridge (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Men Arrested After Allegedly Flying Drone Near George Washington Bridge

A helicopter pilot flying near the George Washington Bridge Monday afternoon spotted the radio-controlled aircraft. Police say it was flying at an elevation of 2,000 feet and toward the chopper.

07/08/2014

Delivery company DHL tests a drone in Bonn, Germany on Dec. 9, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYPD’s Miller: Drones Will Become More Popular, Commonplace

After a Florida man made headlines for video of a fireworks display in Florida with a drone, the NYPD on Monday addressed worries about whether the same could happen in New York.

07/07/2014

Delivery company DHL tests a drone in Bonn, Germany on Dec. 9, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYPD’s Miller: No Drones In Use Now, But Possibilities Under Discussion

Big Brother may soon be watching with a bird’s eye view – but there are no specific plans yet.

05/20/2014

President Barack Obama (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Appeals Court: Obama Administration Must Release Targeted ‘Drones’ Killings Memo

A federal appeals court says President Barack Obama’s administration must publicly disclose its legal justification for using drones to kill U.S. citizens suspected of terrorism overseas.

04/21/2014

Delivery company DHL tests a drone in Bonn, Germany on Dec. 9, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

New York, New Jersey Picked For Drone Testing Sites

New York is among six states selected by federal officials to develop test sites for drones — a critical next step for the burgeoning industry that could one day produce thousands of unmanned aircraft for use by businesses, farmers and researchers.

12/30/2013

Rep. Peter King (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Rep. Peter King Was Not Looking For Presidential Run

“This is not something I was looking for. It came to me and I want to look at it carefully,” King said.

07/19/2013

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