Man Charged For Allegedly Shining Laser At CHP Helicopter During SideshowA Pittsburg man was charged Tuesday with a felony count of discharging a laser at an occupied aircraft for allegedly shining a laser multiple times at a California Highway Patrol helicopter flying over a sideshow in Oakland early Sunday morning, prosecutors said.
Pittsburg Man Arrested For Shining Laser At CHP HelicopterA Pittsburg man was arrested early Sunday morning in Oakland on suspicion of shining a laser multiple times onto a California Highway Patrol helicopter flying over a sideshow, CHP officials said.
CHP Chopper Flashed By Laser While Patrolling Richmond A California Highway Patrol helicopter patrolling Sunday night was flashed several times by a laser pointed at them from a Richmond neighborhood.
Suspect Arrested In San Leandro For Striking CHP Helicopter With LaserA suspect was arrested for allegedly striking a California Highway Patrol helicopter with a laser multiple times last week when it was helping San Leandro police search for a robbery suspect, CHP officials said.
Laser Christmas Displays Could Be Blinding PilotsSome holiday decorations are being called a danger to aviation.
Laser Strikes On Contra Costa Sheriff’s Helicopter Result In 3 ArrestsA trio of incidents involving helicopters hit by laser pointers over the span of two months in Antioch and Pittsburg resulted in arrests each time, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office announced Monday.
Laser Weapons Could Be Closer Than You ThinkFinally, the laser weapons we saw in Star Wars are closer to reality than ever before, and they could change everything we know about fighting a war.
UC Berkeley Nobel Laureate, Laser Pioneer Charles Townes Dies At 99Charles Hard Townes, a UC Berkeley emeritus professor who invented the laser and won the 1964 Nobel Prize in physics, died Tuesday at the age of 99.
Planet Formation Re-Created In Lawrence Livermore LabScientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are using lasers to create the pressure and temperatures needed for planet formation as a way to calculate how bodies in our solar system have evolved.
Lasers, Chemical Soup Used To Re-Create What May Be Life's First Spark On EarthThe researchers zapped clay and a chemical soup with the laser to simulate the energy of a speeding asteroid smashing into the planet. They ended up creating what can be considered crucial pieces of the building blocks of life.
Man Indicted On Charge Of Shining Laser At CHP HelicopterAn 18-year-old Oakland man was due to be arraigned in federal court on Sept. 5 on a charge of shining a laser pointer at an airborne California Highway Patrol helicopter in June.
Central Valley Man Sentenced To 14 Years For Pointing Laser At Police HelicopterA Central California man convicted of pointing a high-powered laser at a police helicopter was sentenced Monday to spend 14 years in federal prison, a term prosecutors believe to be among the region's longest for such a crime.

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