LAX Leads The Country In Close Calls Between Drones and Airplanes

Los Angeles International Airport is the second busiest airport in the country. But it is second to none in close calls with drones.


Consultants from Flyspan Solutions demonstrate a drone intending for police use during the first-ever Drone Expo in Los Angeles on December 13, 2014.  The expo is the sponsored by the largest commercial drone association the UAVSA (Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle Systems Association) is open to the general public and aims to discuss how this technology can safely utilized for business, health, public safety, urban planning, entertainment and other commercial purposes. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

California Legislators To Consider Police Push For Use Of Drones

California law enforcement agencies are looking to fly drones as an affordable and efficient way to monitor crime scenes, pursue suspects and search for lost hikers.


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KNX Spotlight: Drones

Drones are looking at you but Thursday morning, KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO turns the table and spotlights them.


Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) similar to the one pictured above are expected to become more commonplace in American skies over the next several years. (Photo credit: CBS)

State Representatives Ask FAA To Strengthen Civilian Drone Regulation In SoCal

State representatives on Wednesday addressed the ongoing problem of drones interfering with firefighting efforts.


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US Military Drills Take Aim At Drones In Anti-Terror Effort

The buzz of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) filled the skies Friday above the Point Mugu Naval Station in Ventura in a military effort aimed at combatting drones used for terrorism.


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$75,000 Reward Approved For Information Leading To Pilots Who Flew Drones Over Fires

Authorities in San Bernardino County have approved a $75,000 reward for information leading to those responsible for flying drones over three recent wildfires.


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California Bill Lets On-The-Job Firefighters Take Out Drones

A Southern California lawmaker co-introduced legislation in Sacramento Monday that would allow first-responders to disable or damage drones that interfere with emergency operations.


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Burglary At Studio City Drone Store Caught On Camera

The owners of a Studio City store that sells unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is asking for the public’s help in identifying burglary suspects who allegedly stole $10,000 worth of merchandise.


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Theft Of 2 Drones From Van Nuys Business Is Caught On Video

A man is accused of stealing two drones from a business in Van Nuys in an incident that was caught on surveillance video.



30K-Acre Lake Fire 40 Percent Contained, Most Evacuations Lifted

State fire officials say the blaze that began June 17 in the San Bernardino Mountains has burned more than 47 square miles of desert brush and forest timber.


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Officials To Public: ‘Don’t Fly Drones Over, Near Wildfires’

Authorities have issued a warning to the public Friday after they say two flying drones disrupted wildfire operations in Southern California this week.


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USC Students Prep For Age Of UAVs With Drone Safety Course

A scenario is unfolding inside a warehouse in El Sereno to give students an education into the safe operation of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).


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Ad Company Reportedly Utilizing Drones Across SFV As Part Of Experiment

An advertising company has been utilizing drones experimentally to monitor cellular and Wi-Fi signals across the San Fernando Valley, according to a new report.


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Security Camera Catches Thief Stealing $3,500 Drone

Police are hoping security camera footage will lead to the arrest of a thief who stole a drone from a local business.


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FAA’s New Proposal On Commercial Drone Use Draws Mixed Reviews

The proposal arrives as companies such as Amazon continue to develop a drone delivery system and smaller businesses, in industries like filmmaking and real estate, hope to give their projects an aerial view.