Drones

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February 24, 2019 - 5:11 pm
A 26-year-old man on Long Island is facing criminal charges after allegedly shooting down a drone this weekend.
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January 22, 2019 - 5:46 pm
NEWARK (1010 WINS) -- The FAA stopped all arrivals into Newark Liberty International Airport after 5 p.m. for a brief period of time, after two drones were detected at 3,500 feet near Teterboro airport, the FAA has confirmed to 1010 WINS. But it took awhile for operations to resume normally, with...
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December 30, 2018 - 11:25 am
It's an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square.
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An EasyJet plane on its final approach before landing at Gatwick airport near London, Friday Dec. 21, 2018. Flights resumed at London's Gatwick Airport on Friday morning after drones sparked the shutdown of the airfield for more than 24 hours, leaving tens of thousands of passengers stranded or delayed during the busy holiday season. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
December 21, 2018 - 10:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — British police say two people were arrested early Saturday morning for suspected "criminal use of drones'" in the Gatwick Airport case that has created nightmarish holiday travel delays for tens of thousands of passengers. Sussex police did not release the age or gender of the two...
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People wait outside the departures gate at Gatwick airport, near London, as the airport remains closed with incoming flights delayed or diverted
(AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
December 20, 2018 - 11:17 am
LONDON (AP) — Tens of thousands of passengers were delayed, diverted or stuck on planes Thursday as the only runway at Britain's Gatwick Airport remained closed into a second day after drones were spotted over the airfield. RELATED: Mother, daughter arrested for using a drone to deliver contraband...
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October 23, 2018 - 6:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Swiss tourist accused of accidentally flying a drone into a midtown Manhattan office tower has been arraigned on a misdemeanor criminal mischief charge. Paolo Prosetti was released without bail Tuesday and is due back in court Nov. 5. Authorities say Prosetti's drone crashed into...
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Drone file image.
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July 11, 2018 - 12:59 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Authorities in the Mexican state of Baja California are investigating a possible threat against the state's security chief. They say a drone carrying two deactivated grenades landed on property he owns, but he was not present at the time. The security official described the...
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