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JFK Airport (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Suspected Rapist Arrested After Getting Stun Gun Past JFK Security

Queens detectives were hot on the trail of 23-year-old Prodromos Vasilopoulous when he managed to get past security at JFK Airport with a stun gun in his carry-on bag.

03/14/2013

Newark Airport Parking Lot (Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Limited Flights Resume At JFK, LaGuardia And Newark Airports

Local airports started to see some activity Saturday morning after a blizzard forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights.

02/09/2013

A Delta jet at JFK Airport (file / credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Delta Plans Outdoor Terraces For Club Members At JFK

Delta officials said in a statement that the Sky Deck terraces will offer “unprecedented” airport views.

01/29/2013

The TSA said this .45 pistol was the first gun of 2013 found at JFK airport. It was recovered on Jan. 21, 2013. (credit: TSA)

Conn. Man With Gun Arrested At JFK Airport

Agents found the loaded .45 caliber pistol when the Cancun-bound man’s items were going through a metal detector Monday.

01/22/2013

A JetBlue plane is seen at John F. Kennedy International Airport (file/photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

JetBlue Flight From JFK Turns Back After Bird Strike

JetBlue flight 721 turned back as a precaution just before 10 a.m. Airline officials said it was not a direct bird strike.

01/13/2013

Workers protesting at JFK Airport - Nov. 21, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Workers At JFK Airport Allege Lapses In Security, Training

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.

11/21/2012

Traffic on Route 1 in New Jersey - Nov. 21, 2012 (credit: NJDOT)

Millions Set To Hit The Roads, Skies For Thanksgiving Holiday

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.

11/21/2012

(credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: NYC Marathon Will Be Run; Challenges Ahead After Sandy

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.

10/31/2012

JetBlue CEO David Barger (C) and Rep. Peter King at the groundbreaking for JetBlue's expansion at JFK - Oct. 1, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

JetBlue Breaks Ground On Expansion Of JFK Terminal 5

JetBlue’s Terminal 5 at JFK Airport is only four-years-old, but already the New York-based airline needs more space.

10/01/2012

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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