26 laser incidents at Sea-Tac last year, FAA says
¬† WASHINGTON, D.C. –¬†More than two dozen incidents occurred at Sea-Tac Airport last year in which the safety of planes was put at risk by people pointing at them with lasers, federal officials said Wednesday. There were 26 incidents at Sea-Tac, 32 at Portland International Airport. There were 108 incidents at the Los Angeles airport last year, more than any other airport, the FAA said. Chicago’s …

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Canadian shot in Mexico says ‘I feel safe here’
A 69-year-old man from B.C. says he still feels safe in Mexico despite being shot in the leg while walking from his hotel to a local plaza while on vacation Monday afternoon.

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FAA: Laser incidents involving aircraft nearly doubles
Overall, the number of incidents nationally in which people pointed lasers at planes and helicopters nearly doubled last year, from 1,527 incidents in 2009 to 2,836 incidents in 2010. 32 incidents were reported in Portland.

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