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Items allegedly taken from checked luggage by seven baggage handlers at John F. Kennedy International Airport. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: $20,000 In Loot Allegedly Taken From Checked Luggage By JFK Bag Handlers

Seven baggage handlers who worked at Kennedy Airport have been charged with stealing electronics — including cell phones, iPads and laptops, jewelry and other items from travelers’ checked luggage, Queens DA Richard A. Brown said.

12/03/2014

FILE - A plane waits at John F. Kennedy Airport  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Over 100 Workers At JFK Airport Strike, Demand Better Wages & Working Conditions

About 150 baggage handlers, skycaps and wheelchair attendants are demanding better wages, benefits and working conditions from their employer Alstate Maintenance.

09/17/2014

JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

JFK Airport Baggage Handlers Accused Of Stealing Pricey Handbags

Two baggage handlers at John F. Kennedy International Airport were arrested and charged this week, on allegations that they stole pricey handbags from a traveler’s luggage, and put them up for sale on eBay.

09/05/2014

Passenger headed for the terminal at JFK Airport (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Robbed In Flight, Is Your Carry-On Luggage At Risk?

Imagine opening the overhead bin after a long flight and finding out that your carry-on bag is gone.

05/13/2013