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John F. Kennedy Airport

JFK Plane Scare Sept. 17 (credit: CBS 2)

Full-Scale Investigation Launched Into ‘Terror Error’ At JFK Airport

Sources told CBS 2 the wrong plane was sent to the impound area and the plane that received the threat was allowed to taxi right up to the gate,

09/24/2012

JFK Plane Scare Sept. 17 (credit: CBS 2)

2 Planes Isolated At JFK Airport After Phone Threat Given All Clear

The two planes were moved to an isolated section of the airport while the Port Authority and federal agents probed the situation. Both planes were give the all clear around 4:40 p.m.

09/17/2012

FILE - Canada geese (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

700 Geese From Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge To Be Euthanized

In April, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand proposed a bill authorizing authorities to remove Canada geese from the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in June and July when the birds are molting and cannot fly.

07/10/2012

Clayton Osbon (credit: Handout)

JetBlue Pilot Clayton Osbon Found Not Guilty In Mid-Flight Freak Out

A Texas judge said the 49-year-old suffered a severe mental disease or defect that impaired his ability.

07/03/2012

Clayton Osbon (credit: Personal Photo)

Passengers Aboard Flight With JetBlue Pilot Who Had Apparent Meltdown File Lawsuit

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in state Supreme Court in Queens. It contends the airline should have known that Clayton Osbon was unfit to fly.

06/13/2012

JFK Airport

TSA: Passenger Tries To Sneak 8-Inch Knife Onto Flight At JFK Airport

Following 9/11 there was a huge crackdown on what is allowed on airplanes. Most comply, but it is shocking what some passengers still try to bring aboard. Everything from chainsaws filled with gasoline to active grenade launchers.

05/25/2012

Terrence Ralph (credit: Personal Photo)

JFK Airport Cargo Worker Accused Of Stealing From Care Packages Meant For Troops Overseas

His job was to handle them with care, but postal inspectors said Terrance Ralph, 41, was helping himself to items meant for soldiers by picking through packages.

05/16/2012

Space Shuttle Enterprise (Credit: CBS 2)

Crews Work Through The Night To Separate Space Shuttle Enterprise From 747

Crews at John F. Kennedy Airport were in the middle of a delicate operation on Sunday morning, separating the Space Shuttle Enterprise from the 747 it flew in on a few weeks ago.

05/13/2012

Bhupinder Singh (credit: Queens District Attorney)

Hustler Cabbie Pleads Guilty To Taking Tourists On Wild Ride From JFK

Bhupinder Singh, a 38-year-old from Ridgewood, Queens pleaded guilty to first-degree unlawful imprisonment before Queens Criminal Court.

05/08/2012

Delta Airiines

2 Delta Jets Hit Each Other At JFK In Incident Described As ‘Minor’

The Delta 767 jets hit each other at a gate at Terminal 4. The wingtip of one plane clipped the tail of another.

05/04/2012

Geese

Animal Advocates Protesting Gillibrand’s Proposal To Kill Geese Near JFK

The bill would authorize authorities to remove Canada geese from the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in June and July when the birds are molting and cannot fly.

05/03/2012

JetBlue Flight 571 was forced to make an emergency landing on Tuesday evening. (credit: CBS 2)

In Wake Of Recent Bird Strikes, Gillibrand Seeks To Allow Goose Kills Near Airports

“We cannot afford to sit back and wait for a catastrophe to occur before cutting through bureaucratic red tape between federal agencies,” U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said.

04/26/2012

Delta Airiines

Passengers Recount Emergency Landing Of LA-Bound Flight From JFK After Bird Strike

The plane had just taken off from JFK around 3 p.m. Thursday when birds were sucked into an engine. Passengers watched as the cabin began filling with smoke.

04/20/2012

Rick Carrier,  Irving Roth (credit: Personal Photo)

Years Later, Holocaust Survivors Meet With Those Who Helped Liberate Them

The greatest generation is fading away with time, but what the veterans that came together Monday want to make sure their memories don’t.

04/16/2012

Clayton Osbon (credit: Handout)

Troubled JetBlue Pilot Osbon Indicted, Remains To Be Seen If He Can Stand Trial

The JetBlue pilot who had a meltdown in mid-air has been indicted. Clayton Osbon was indicted on one count of interference with a flight crew.

04/12/2012

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