Edward W. Reinhold, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the FBI St. Louis division, announces people found aiming a laser pointer at an airplane will be arrested and the informant will be awarded $10 thousand, as part of a nation-wide awareness program, in Des Peres, Missouri on June 3, 2014. The FBI in the St. Louis area has partnered with the Wehrenberg Theatres to show a trailer in over 200 locations regarding the problem. The pointing of a laser at a airplane can temporarily blind the pilot. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

FBI Cracking Down on Laser-Pointing Attacks on Aircrafts

The FBI today launched an aggressive new 90-day campaign against those who point lasers at aircraft, temporarily blinding pilots and endangering everyone on board.


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Could Lasers Change the Weather One Day?

Physicists are meeting at the World Meteorological Organization in Geneva this week to discuss just that.


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FBI Highlights Laser Pointer Dangers

O’Fallon case illustrates dangers of pointing lasers at aircraft.


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