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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

TSA Pat-Down

TSA Pat-Downs, Scanners Evoke Holiday Travel Stress

With the Thanksgiving holiday just days away, travelers are dreading not just the long lines, but the pat-downs some say are way too intrusive.

11/22/2010

UPS Plane At Newark Liberty (Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Terror Probe Leads To Searches In NY, NJ

Intelligence on threats from inside Yemen against a Jewish center in Chicago had authorities on high alert Thursday night into Friday when a quick chain of events sent them scrambling.

10/29/2010

A full-body scanner is demonstrated by a man at an airport - Hamburg, Germany - Sep 30, 2010 - Photo: Joern Pollex/Getty Images

Full Body Scanners Debut At Newark Airport

Air travelers passing through Newark Liberty International Airport will soon feel a little more exposed.

10/28/2010

A full-body scanner is demonstrated by a woman at Fuhlsbuettel airport - Hamburg, Germany - Sep 27, 2010 - Photo: FABIAN BIMMER/AFP/Getty Images

Full-Body Scanners Delayed; New Scanner For Liquids

Full-body scanners have not yet been installed at New York City area airports.

10/14/2010

AP GRAPHIC

Are Lithium-Ion Batteries An Airplane Security Threat?

Incidents in the last few years have raised questions over whether lithium-ion batteries — commonly found in computers and phones — could pose a security risk.

08/16/2010

Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Delta Plans $1 Billion Expansion At JFK’s Terminal 4

Mayor Bloomberg, Governor Paterson and the CEO of Delta Airlines unveiled plans Wednesday for the expansion and improvement of JFK’s Terminal 4.

08/11/2010

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