Someone pointed a laser toward an NYPD aircraft near Pratt Institute in Brooklyn Thursday night, police sources told CBS2.
Three million people in the United States suffer from epilepsy an often disabling brain disorder.
Two commercial airliners and a helicopter were illuminated by lasers near Newark Liberty International Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
A new laser treatment, Precision-TX, has doctors hoping they have an alternative for when other products fail to protect from perspiration, CBS 2’s Katie McGee reported.
Sun Country Airlines Flight 8800 out of Reykjavik, Iceland, was on approach to John F. Kennedy International Airport at around 8:30 p.m. when at 12,000 feet over Brookhaven the pilots said they saw flashes of green laser beams.
Police say a private airplane was traveling near MacArthur airport when someone pointed a laser at the pilot, blinding him for a few moments.
A new treatment for prostate cancer is being put to the test, and it uses lasers and lights to try to zap cancer in its tracks.