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Man Arrested for Attempting to Launch Drone Near White House

A man was arrested outside the White House Thursday afternoon for attempting to launch a drone, according to an Associate Press source.

05/14/2015

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No Charges for Man Who Crashed Drone on White House Lawn

An intelligence agency employee whose drone crashed on the White House lawn earlier this year won’t face criminal charges.

03/18/2015

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Expert: There’s Probably Nothing Secret Service Could’ve Done To Stop Drone

The drone-control debate has hit uncomfortably close to home for the White House, thanks to an apparently hapless operator who sent his quadcopter crashing inside the presidential compound.

01/27/2015

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Drone Operator Settles Case With FAA for $1,100 Fine

An attorney for a drone operator who challenged the government’s ban of commercial drone flights says his client has settled the case for an $1,100 fine.

01/22/2015

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Va.-Based Law Firm Launches Drone Practice

A Virginia-based law firm is helping clients deal with regulations relating to commercial unmanned aircraft systems commonly known as drones.

11/13/2014

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Hannah Graham Search One of Largest in Commonwealth History, Authorities Say

The search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham has spanned for almost three weeks and across the state, but there’s still no sign of the 18-year-old.

10/01/2014

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Congressman Uses Drone to Tape Wedding; FAA Investigating

The FAA is investigating whether a video of a congressman’s wedding last month violated the agency’s ban on drone flights for commercial purposes.

07/17/2014

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Amazon Asks FAA for Permission to Fly Drones

Amazon is officially asking the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.

07/11/2014

The U.S military says it is developing a laser that can be used to blind and shoot enemy drones from ground vehicles, adding to their anti-drone laser technology already crafted for ships. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

US Military Developing Anti-Drone Lasers For Ground Vehicles

The U.S military says it is developing a laser that can be used to blind and shoot enemy drones from ground vehicles, adding to their anti-drone laser technology already crafted for ships.

06/12/2014

An image captured by a McEnearney Associates drone shows the aerial view of a house for sale on Bradley Boulevard in Bethesda. (credit: McEnearney Associates/John Domen All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Drones Giving Real Estate Industry an Aerial Advantage

Real estate companies are beginning to use Unmanned Aircraft Systems, better known as drones, to provide bird’s-eye views of properties with a quick fly-by.

05/27/2014

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