Laser Pointers

Police say they recovered this laser pointer from the home of a Bronx man on March 10, 2015. (credit: NYPD)

Schumer Takes Aim At High-Powered Laser Pointers

The New York Democrat said Sunday that he wants federal regulators to stop the sale of the devices, which were linked to 17 incidents at JFK airport and another 37 at LaGuardia last year.

03/15/2015

Planes at Kennedy Airport. (credit: Getty Images)

FBI Steps Up Efforts To Catch Those Pointing Lasers Into Cockpits

“Lasing” — when someone on the ground shines a laser pointer into the cockpit of a low-flying aircraft — has become a major concern, and the FBI is stepping up efforts to catch the culprits before they crash a plane.

04/10/2014

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New Jersey Lawmakers Approve Ban On Some Laser Pointers

The New Jersey State Senate on Monday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would ban the sale of certain powerful laser pointers.

08/19/2013