Drone intercepted near Maryland prison, officials say

Two men have been arrested in what authorities say is the first known plot in Maryland involving a new type of crime: Using a drone to smuggle drugs, tobacco and pornography into a prison. http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/crime/blog/bs-md-prison-drone-20150824-story.html

FAA records detail hundreds of close calls between airplanes and drones

On Sunday, a swarm of small rogue drones disrupted air traffic across the country on a scale previously unseen in U.S. skies. At 8:51 a.m., a white drone startled the pilot of a JetBlue flight, appearing off the aircraft’s left wing moments before the jet landed at Los Angeles International Airport. Five hours later, a quadcopter […]