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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.

06/03/2014

Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Airline Industry Could See Pilot Shortage

A pilots shortage may be in the near future, and that could mean fewer, more expensive flights.

03/26/2014

Stunt pilot Patrick McAlee performs at Fair St. Louis on Saturday July 6, 2013 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Flying At Home: A Stunt Pilot’s Story

Patrick McAlee performs at Fair St. Louis— over the grounds where he watched pilots as a child.

07/06/2013

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KC Man Accused of Pointing Laser at PD Helicopter

A 24-year-old man has been accused of pointing a laser at a Kansas City police helicopter as it flew overhead.

05/22/2012

File photo of migrating birds. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Iowa Case Asks: Is It A Crime To Harass Animals?

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?

04/30/2012

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