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Air Traffic Controller (file/credit: CBS 2)

Flight Delays Come To An End After FAA Furloughs Are Lifted

Congress approved a bill Friday allowing the U.S. Department of Transportation to shift about $250 million within the agency and put 15,000 air traffic controllers back on the job full-time.

04/28/2013

LaGuardia Airport (Photo by MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Congress Approves Bill To End Furloughs Of Air Traffic Controllers

The House approved the measure Friday on a 361-41 vote, one day after the Senate agreed to the bill. The action came with lawmakers streaming toward the doors for a week-long spring recess.

04/26/2013

This Cessna made a nose landing at Essex County Airport on April 9, 2013. (credit: Essex County Police)

Small Plane Makes Nose Landing At Essex County Airport

The Fairfield Police Department got a 911 call about the emergency landing at around 12:21 p.m.

04/10/2013

JFK Airport - Queens, NY (file / credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Multi-Million Dollar Kennel Planned For Kennedy Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport is going to the dogs. And cats. And probably birds and horses.

09/23/2012

Ibrahim al-Asiri (credit: Handout)

Officials: Would-Be Al-Qaeda Bomber Was Double Agent Loyal To U.S.

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula trained in the desert but was planning on blowing up a U.S.-bound jet. However, the plot was undone by a man they thought was one of their own, CBS News has learned.

05/08/2012

JetBlue Flight 571 was forced to make an emergency landing on Tuesday evening. (credit: CBS 2)

In Wake Of Recent Bird Strikes, Gillibrand Seeks To Allow Goose Kills Near Airports

“We cannot afford to sit back and wait for a catastrophe to occur before cutting through bureaucratic red tape between federal agencies,” U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said.

04/26/2012

Lincoln Park Airport Credit Google Maps

Small Plane Crashes At New Jersey Airport

Two people escaped injury when their small plane crashed at a northern New Jersey airport.

04/15/2012

People board an Amtrak train at Penn Station in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Amtrak Restores Most Service On Week Before Labor Day

Amtrak officials said flooding had receded, repairs were made and service would resume Wednesday morning.

08/31/2011

LaGuardia Airport on Saturday, August 27, 2011, as Hurricane Irene heads To Tri-State (credit: CBS 2)

Hurricane Irene Forces New York-Area Airports To Close, Grounds Thousands Of Flights

Airlines are scrapping more than 9,000 flights this weekend from North Carolina to Boston, grounding passengers as Irene sweeps up the East Coast. There were more than 3,600 cancellations on Saturday alone.

08/27/2011

John F. Kennedy Airport (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Naked Man Found Swimming Next To JFK Airport Fuel Farm

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the man ran toward the fuel farm when the patrols approached. He was caught near a boat dock and never entered the restricted area.

07/13/2011

Wawayanda, N.Y. plane crash wreckage (credit: CBS 2)

NTSB Investigates Wreckage From Mid-Air Collision In New Hampton

State police Capt. Joseph Tripodo said investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board were inspecting the wreckage Tuesday in Orange County.

05/10/2011

Port Authority Bus Terminal - New York, NY - Aug 15, 2003 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Port Authority Wants Security Review

The agency operates the major airports in the New York metropolitan area, along with four bridges, two tunnels, the PATH rail system and shipping ports.

04/29/2011

From Inside the LaGuardia Tower (Photo: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Controllers Pleased With New LaGuardia Tower

Spirits are flying high at LaGuardia Airport after the opening of the new air traffic control tower. The $100 million tower opened this week and so far controllers are giving two thumbs up.

01/22/2011

Cocaine (credit: CBS 2)

Court: NY Man Had Cocaine, Not ‘Cooked Rabbit’ In Luggage

Prosecutors say a Queens man who told airport customs inspectors he was carrying a “cooked rabbit” in his luggage actually had three bricks of cocaine.

01/04/2011

Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Flight Delays Lead To Lost Luggage At Newark Liberty

Passengers at Newark Liberty Airport had to hunt through rows of suitcases Thursday in search of their lost luggage.

12/31/2010

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