John F. Kennedy Airport

JFK Port Authority Hi-Risk Ebola Kit (PAPD)

Port Authority, NYPD Taking Steps To Protect Officers From Ebola

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the NYPD are taking steps to protect officers from potential exposure to Ebola.

10/15/2014

Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

JFK, Newark Liberty Among 5 U.S. Airports On Lookout For Ebola

Homeland Security agents at U.S. airports and other ports of entry are beginning to observe travelers coming into the United States for potential signs of Ebola infection and handing out fact sheets about the disease.

10/08/2014

Thomas Eric Duncan (credit: Image via Facebook)

Thomas Eric Duncan, Ebola Patient In Texas, Dies

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a little more than a week after his diagnosis exposed gaps in the nation’s defenses against […]

10/08/2014

A man was killed while changing his tire on the Van Wyck Expressway on Sept. 14, 2014, police say. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Killed While Changing Tire On Van Wyck Expressway Near JFK Airport

A passenger inside the vehicle with the flat tire was injured, as well as three others in the minivan, CBS 2 reported. Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

09/14/2014

JFK Airport

Police: N.J. Man Charged After Climbing John F. Kennedy Airport Fence

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police say William Deene has been charged with criminal trespassing after an airport worker noticed him scaling a fence at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

09/03/2014

Gyzmo went missing at JFK Airport on July 31, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Search Is On For Family’s Cat Lost At JFK Airport

Gyzmo the cat somehow escaped from his crate after a flight from Paris, and now his owner is planning a search and hoping for the best.

08/01/2014

FILE -- People walk in the American Airlines/US Airways Terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport.  (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Area Airports On Alert To Look For Passengers With Ebola Symptoms

Newark and John F. Kennedy airports are among 20 ports of entry in the U.S. with quarantine stations that have been staffed with health officials trained to look for symptoms of Ebola in passengers.

08/01/2014

Packages of heroin authorities said were found in a suspect's underwear at JFK. (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Customs: Suspect Arrested At JFK After Trying To Smuggle Heroin In Underwear

Authorities said Bernard Charles was acting nervously while his bags were being inspected by Customs officers after arriving at JFK on a flight from Trinidad.

04/15/2014

NYPD Canine Team officers, part of New York’s Urban Search and Rescue Team, departed from John F. Kennedy International Airport Thursday morning to aid in recovery efforts in the Washington state mudslides. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Sends 2 Dogs To Aid In Washington Mudslide

The German shepherds, 6-year-old Hondo and 3-year-old Timoshenko, flew to the small Washington community with their police handlers, Detective Patrick Nee and Police Officer Benjamin Colecchia.

04/04/2014

What a pilot sees when someone on the ground shines a laser into the cockpit. (Photo: CBS 2)

FBI: 99 Aircraft Hit With Lasers In NYC Last Year

According to the FBI, 24 incidents occurred at or near John F. Kennedy airport, while 63 happened at or near LaGuardia airport.

01/16/2014

Models promote tourism for Fort Lauderdale, Fla. at the M42 bus stop on 42nd Street on Jan. 15, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Swimsuit-Clad Models Turn Heads At Manhattan Bus Stop

It’s all part of a month-long campaign to promote tourism in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

01/15/2014

Travelers wait on long lines at JFK Airport following a snowstorm Jan. 3, 2014 (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Travelers Stranded, Endure Long Lines As Winter Storm Prompts Flight Cancellations Across Northeast

The Port Authority is advising passengers to check with their airline before heading to the airport.

01/03/2014

Jalalabad Bombing

Bomber Strikes Consulate In Afghanistan Amid Travel Warning

The Indian consulate in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, was struck by a suicide bomber overnight – amid warnings against American targets and travel warnings for American citizens.

08/03/2013

FILE -- A Swiss International Air Lines jet. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

$100,000 Reward Offered For Info In Swiss Jet Money Theft

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in figuring out who stole $1.2 million from a Swiss International Air Lines jet last month.

07/10/2013

FILE -- A Swiss International Air Lines jet. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

FBI: $1.2M Missing From Swiss Jet At JFK

The FBI is investigating whether the cash disappeared from the cargo hold in Zurich, Switzerland, where Flight 17 originated, or after it landed.

06/25/2013

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