New Government Regulations Expected for Drone Owners

Regulations will affect the hundreds of thousands of shoppers expected to purchase the devices this holiday season.
1:25 | 10/18/15

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The assailants escaped in a car. Stone was released from the hospital on Thursday. And the government could release new rules about drones. Word is everybody would have to register them. Including the hundreds of thousands of shoppers expected to buy one this holiday season. Aditi Roy on what's behind the move and what you should expect. Reporter: Tonight, the FAA is set to unveil new rules for the drone owners across the country requiring those operating the gadgets to register their devices. The registry, just the latest move to regulate an exploding market in unmanned aircraft. Some of those drones posing real danger in the air and on the ground. Someone will fly their drone and we'll lose an airplane. Reporter: From close calls with commercial jets, to whizzing drones forcing no-fly Zones for firefighters out west. The rest of us on the ground, on guard too. Just last month, drones crashed in New York and California. Hitting children on the ground. An estimated 500,000 drones already in the air and now those skies are about to get a whole lot buzzier. Another 750,000 drones are expected to be sold this Christmas. Those new rules on drones could be in place by Christmas. Details of part of the government plan will be announced tomorrow. Tom? Thank you. We have much more ahead on

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