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.
A pilots shortage may be in the near future, and that could mean fewer, more expensive flights.
Patrick McAlee performs at Fair St. Louis— over the grounds where he watched pilots as a child.
A 24-year-old man has been accused of pointing a laser at a Kansas City police helicopter as it flew overhead.
Prosecutors hope to use a rarely enforced federal law to punish two Iowa pilots whose low flying disturbed thousands of resting migratory birds in a case that centers on this question: Is it a crime to harass animals?