Agents found the loaded .45 caliber pistol when the Cancun-bound man’s items were going through a metal detector Monday.
JetBlue flight 721 turned back as a precaution just before 10 a.m. Airline officials said it was not a direct bird strike.
Do you feel safe and secure at John F. Kennedy International Airport? You might not after hearing what some of the security personnel there have to say.
AAA forecasts that 43.6 million people will traveler for Thanksgiving nationwide — an uptick of less than one percent over last year with more than 90 percent getting to their destinations by car.
Marathon organizers had been moving forward with planning but awaited final word from the city about whether holding the race would be safe and viable with flooding, power outages and transit shutdowns still afflicting the five boroughs.
JetBlue’s Terminal 5 at JFK Airport is only four-years-old, but already the New York-based airline needs more space.
Port Authority Police confiscated the weapon and arrested the man on a weapons charge. Operations at the airport weren’t impacted.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An NYPD source said it was “unknown whether a plotter was interrupted or panicked and left the material behind.”
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.
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.
The Space Shuttle Enterprise has continued its journey to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.