Prosecutor: 'Goodfellas' Heist Defendant Embraced Mob LifeAn aging mobster lived a long life of crime highlighted by the $6 million heist in 1978 that was retold in the classic Mafia movie "Goodfellas,'' a prosecutor said Friday in closing arguments at a federal racketeering trial.
Trial Revisits Infamous 1978 Lufthansa Heist Portrayed In Movie 'Goodfellas'A trial is underway in the case against Vincent Asaro on charges he had a role in an infamous mob heist immortalized in the hit movie "Goodfellas.''
NJ Lawmaker Proposes Ban On Game Trophies Coming Through NY, NJ Airports In Wake Of Cecil The Lion’s DeathA New Jersey lawmaker is proposing legislation that would ban game trophies of threatened or endangered species from coming through airports controlled by the Port Authority.
Customs Agents Seize $65,200 In Counterfeit $100 Bills At JFK Express Cargo FacilityThe fake cash was discovered hidden in place mats and a shoe bag that had been sent from Ecuador.
American Airlines Plane Forced To Return To JFK After Bird StrikeA plane was forced to return to John F. Kennedy Airport Tuesday morning after the pilot reported hitting a flock of birds, the FAA said.
Records: Port Authority Commissioners Got Perks At JFK, Newark AirportsNewly released records show four commissioners at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey were allowed to bypass regular security lines and received other perks when they flew out of airports run by the agency.
Police: Man Poses As Fake Cop, Robs Livery Cab Drivers In QueensPolice said the man has struck at least seven times this month, stealing cash, cell phones and credit cards.
Baggage Handlers Picket Outside JFK Airport's Terminal 7A few dozen baggage handlers set up a picket line outside the British Airways terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport to protest what they call unfair labor practices.
Officials: Woman Gives Birth Aboard Jordan-NYC FlightA 33-year-old woman gave birth to a baby girl on a flight to New York from Jordan, airport officials said.
Port Authority, FBI Investigating Bomb Threat Against Flight From Spain At JFKAuthorities at John F. Kennedy Airport said they found nothing dangerous Sunday on an American Airlines plane after a bomb threat was phoned in and the aircraft arrived from Spain.
Hundreds Of Flights Canceled At Area Airports As Storm Moves InFlightAware.com says approximately 180 flights were canceled Wednesday morning in Newark and at LaGuardia, Kennedy and White Plains airports.
Prosecutors: 2 JFK Air Traffic Controllers Charged With Stealing More Than $165K In Unearned PayJeffrey Evagues, of Manorville, Long Island, and Asif Ali, of Queens, were arrested Thursday and charged with stealing federal employee benefits and payroll.