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Rep. Peter King Voices Concern Over Ongoing JFK Ebola-Screening Vulnerabilities

King said there are between 70-100 people arriving at the airport per day from countries impacted by the Ebola outbreak.

10/16/2014

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The People Who Took Us To The Moon

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy’s dream.

10/13/2014

Terminal 3 of the Los Angeles International Airport, site of a shooting on Nov. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Airsick Passenger On Flight From JFK Prompts Ebola Scare At LAX

If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed, it would be the first known case of the disease being contracted or transmitted in the U.S.

10/12/2014

Customs officers & passenger take precautions during an Ebola scare at Newark International Airport. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

CDC Fact Sheet: Ebola Screening Of Travelers At Airports

This fact sheet helps explain the measures the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection, and their partners are taking at airports both in the United States and in affected countries in West Africa to prevent the spread of Ebola.

10/08/2014

Delta plane damaged in collision at JFK on Oct. 5, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Port Authority: Two Planes Collide On JFK Runway; No Injuries

Both planes were arriving with passengers on board, officials said..

10/05/2014

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

Jet Blue Plane Makes Emergency Landing At JFK Following Bird Strike

Flight 683 had about 144 people on board when it took off for Orlando, and struck a bird not soon after.

10/04/2014

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TSA Agents At JFK Find Sword Hidden In Man’s Cane

TSA agents have issued a new warning after agents made a starling find at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

09/27/2014

TSA: TSA officers at JFK International Airport found guns, ammunition, gun magazines, and 58 bricks of marijuana (33 pounds) in two pieces of checked baggage, all  concealed inside packages of household goods. (Photo courtesy of @TSAmedia_LisaF)

TSA: Agents Find 2 Guns, 350 Rounds Of Ammo, 33 Pounds Of Marijuana In Woman’s Luggage At JFK

Transportation Security Administration officers made quite a discovery inside two checked bags at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

09/22/2014

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

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

Queens Residents Fed Up With Noise Following Change In Flight Patterns At JFK, LaGuardia

Residents who live near LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport say flight patterns instituted several years ago have upped the noise level to unbearable levels.

09/14/2014

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

Lee Ackerman of Stewart Manor, Long Island, believes this aircraft part fell from the sky into his backyard. (Credit: CBS 2)

FAA Confirms Debris Found In Stewart Manor Yard Is That Of A-380 Aircraft

The FAA confirms that debris found in a Stewart Manor yard last Friday is a piece of an A-380 aircraft’s instruction panel from the inside of a landing gear door.

08/27/2014

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Rep. Israel: Long Island Communities ‘Tormented’ By JFK Air Traffic Noise

Rep. Steve Israel is demanding officials reduce the amount of flights coming in and out of a specific runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

08/13/2014

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

FAA: JFK-Bound Flight Evacuated In Puerto Rico Due To Engine Fire

Puerto Rico airport official Rolando Padua says in a press statement that the 186 passengers aboard were evacuated after the pilot halted the aircraft before it could take off.

08/09/2014

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CDC: No Infectious Disease Risk Found In Sick Passenger Aboard JFK-Bound Flight

At approximately 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control was notified of a flight from Abu Dhabi into Kennedy International Airport with a sick passenger on board, Port Authority said.

08/05/2014

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