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This pen sized stun gun was seized at JFK International Airport on Sept. 17, 2012. (credit: Transportation Security Administration)

TSA Agents Spot Passenger With Pen-Sized Stun Gun At JFK

Port Authority Police confiscated the weapon and arrested the man on a weapons charge. Operations at the airport weren’t impacted.

09/18/2012

A taxi cab SUV (credit: Philip J. Victor, CBSNewYork.com)

NYC Cab Riders Upset Over 17 Percent Fare Hike, But Are They Justified?

Medallion owners asked for a share of the increase, but right now it all goes to the drivers, who were earning an average of $130 for a 12-hour shift. With the new fare that will rise to $160.

09/04/2012

JFK AirTrain (credit: http://www.panynj.gov)

Computer Glitch Leaves 150 People Stuck On AirTrain To JFK For Hours

The AirTrain to the airport had to be shut down for several hours, with about 150 people stuck in the cars. The riders were stranded between Jamaica Station and the airport just after 7:30 p.m. A computer malfunction apparently caused the hold-up.

08/26/2012

Actor Al Pacino, seen here in January 2011, starred in "Dog Day Afternoon." (credit: VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

Retired Detective Remembers The Real ‘Dog Day Afternoon’ 40 Years Later

It was 40 years ago today that a Brooklyn branch of Chase Manhattan Bank was held up in a botched robbery and hostage situation that gripped the city and would later leave movie audiences on the edge of their seats.

08/22/2012

An aerial view of John F. Kennedy Airport. (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Port Authority Probes JFK Security Breach By Jet Skier

A jet skier who became stranded in Jamaica Bay easily breached JFK’s security system by walking undetected across two runways and into a terminal.

08/13/2012

Delta Flight 126

Questions Linger After Bomb Scare On Flight From JFK To Madrid

An NYPD source said it was “unknown whether a plotter was interrupted or panicked and left the material behind.”

07/13/2012

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Authorities Bust Counterfeit Cell Phone Operation After Random Search At JFK

Police and federal agents traced the phones to a local warehouse in Plainview, where they arrested the three men, who did business under the name Amax and Cellular Wholesale USA.

06/20/2012

The Space Shuttle Enterprise seen from Chopper 880 being moved at JFK International Airport ahead of her barge trip to the Intrepid - Queens, NY - Jun 1, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New Jersey En Route To Intrepid

On Tuesday morning, the Enterprise will depart from Elizabeth, passing the Statue of Liberty at 9:50 a.m. and the World Trade Center at 10:40 a.m. before completing its journey to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum at 11:30 a.m., where it will be hoisted onto the flight deck.

06/03/2012

Space Shuttle Enterprise (Credit: CBS 2)

Shuttle Enterprise Prepares For Final Leg Of Journey To Intrepid Museum

The Space Shuttle Enterprise has continued its journey to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

06/02/2012

JFK Airport (credit: CBS 2)

Critics Crying Foul Over Plan To Control Bird Populations Near JFK Airport

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s plan would authorize staffers to kill a half-dozen bird species within a five-mile radius of the airport, but environmentalists said the plan conflicts with an effort to restore nearby wetland habitats for birds.

05/27/2012

The spehere from the original World Trade Center is seen in Battery Park - New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

World Trade Center Sphere Being Moved From Battery Park To Storage

The bronz sculpture, which once stood as a symbol of world peace between the Twin Towers, will be moved from Battery Park for park renovations.

04/06/2012

JFK Airport

Exclusive: CBS 2’s Explosive Report On JFK Baggage Thefts Leads To Demands On FAA

The baggage scandal has prompted calls for the Federal Aviation Administration to put undercover agents and cameras in the bellies of airplanes and enhance background checks on potential employees.

03/27/2012

JFK Airport

Exclusive: The Stunning JFK Airport Baggage Scandal; 200 Thefts Per Day

Think twice before you check your luggage at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Cash, jewelry, electronics and other valuables are being stolen at a staggering rate. It’s happening as a result of inside jobs that aren’t being stopped.

03/26/2012

A man directs travelers at JFK Airport - Queens, NY (file / credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mail Handlers Accused Of Theft At JFK Postal Facility

Federal authorities announced the arrests of Brian Wilson and Clive Bennett on Thursday. Prosecutors say the men work for a private company under contract to process air mail at Kennedy.

03/22/2012

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TSA Agents Find Fake Grenades, Knife & More At Newark Liberty, JFK Airports

The Transportation Security Administrating says it has stopped several suspicious items recently at area airports.

03/05/2012

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