Laser Pointer

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North Texas Man Facing Charges For Pointing Laser At DFW Planes

More than half a dozen commercial airliners and a Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) helicopter all reported being hit by a laser beam while traveling over Johnson County Tuesday night.

CBSDFW.COM–07/22/2015

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Army Vet Develops Glasses To Combat Laser Beam Danger

It is dangerous, can be physically damaging and the FBI claims statistics show “lasering” is on the rise. Federal investigators report airline pilots are having lasers pointed at them 14 times as much now compared to rates in 2005.

CBS 11–02/25/2015

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Former Garland Man Admits Aiming Laser Pointer At Helicopter

A dangerous stunt a year-and-a-half ago culminated in a guilty plea in federal court Tuesday.

02/17/2015

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Texas Man Who Shined Laser On Customs Copter Gets Prison

A judge has sentenced a 28-year-old Texas man to 1½ years in prison for pointing a green laser beam at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter.

09/25/2013

Kenneth Santodomingo (credit: Dallas County Sheriff's Department)

Man Sentenced For Aiming Laser At Police Copter

A 22-year-old Dallas man has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison for aiming a green laser beam at a Dallas police helicopter.

CBS 11–07/25/2013

Kenneth Santodomingo (credit: Dallas County Sheriff's Department)

Man Accused Of Pointing Laser At Copter Indicted

A grand jury has indicted a 22-year-old man for pointing a green laser beam at a Dallas police helicopter during an investigation.

02/21/2013

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Laser Pointed At Airplane Over North Texas

It’s happened again. Someone pointed a laser at a plane over North Texas. It happened Tuesday night over Fort Worth.

09/28/2011

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North Texas Leads Nation In Aircraft Laser Strikes

The Dallas/Fort Worth area leads the nation in reports of laser strikes aimed at pilots and this past weekend there were two more incidents of laser beams being shined into cockpits over the area.

07/18/2011