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What a pilot sees when someone on the ground shines a laser into the cockpit. (Photo: CBS 2)

FBI: Laser Strikes At Airplanes Up 39 Percent In NY In 2013

A 10,000 reward is being offered by the FBI for information leading to the arrest of an individual aiming lasers at aircraft aircraft.

02/11/2014

What a pilot sees when someone on the ground shines a laser into the cockpit. (Photo: CBS 2)

FBI: 99 Aircraft Hit With Lasers In NYC Last Year

According to the FBI, 24 incidents occurred at or near John F. Kennedy airport, while 63 happened at or near LaGuardia airport.

01/16/2014

The FDA has issued new warnings to companies and consumers on the dangers of laser light toys. (Photo: CBS 2)

Feds Issue Warning On Dangers Associated With Laser Light Toys

The FDA is warning parents that even low-level laser in toy guns, tops, and sabers could create serious injuries to anyone within the range of the laser beam.

08/07/2013

An airplane takes off from LaGuardia Airport - Queens, NY (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA: Lasers Aimed At Several Planes At LaGuardia Airport In Past Few Days

The Federal Aviation Administration launched a manhunt Monday for the person or persons that aimed a green laser at six airplanes as they landed at LaGuardia Airport over the weekend.

11/07/2011