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

Man Hit With Federal Charges After Saying He Pointed Laser At LaGuardia

A man has been hit with federal charges, after allegedly admitting that he pointed a laser pointer at a police helicopter at LaGuardia Airport.

03/16/2015

Long Island Marathon

Beefed Up Security Put Into Place For Long Island Marathon

Bomb-sniffing dogs and state troopers are on hand. There are officers on horseback and motorcycle along the route and police helicopters are also keeping an eye on things from the sky.

05/05/2013

Laser

L.I. Man Accused Of Pointing Laser At Plane, Police Helicopter

A Long Island man was out of jail on $10,000 bond Wednesday, after being charged with aiming a laser pointer at two aircraft.

01/23/2013

Laser

Brentwood Teen Accused Of Aiming Green Laser At Police Helicopter

Charges may soon be lodged against a Long Island teen accused of aiming a laser into the cockpit of a police helicopter. And now the FBI wants to know if the youth has pulled the dangerous stunt before.

07/26/2012