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January 23, 2013

Laser Loser Admits To Zapping Plane Over Long Island

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Green laser shining on an aircraft. (Photo by Dept of Transportation)

A man confronted by cops Wednesday over a dispute outside a 7-11 unexpectedly confessed to shining a laser at a plane and a police helicopter last summer. [Gothamist]

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