John F. Kennedy International Airport

Exterior of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) headquarters is seen on October 13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Health Officials Defend Their Response To Ebola

The federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly a day before her diagnosis.

10/16/2014

A passenger is screened for Ebola. (credit: CBS 2)

Stepped Up Ebola Screenings Start At Newark Liberty, 3 Other US Airports

Customs and health officials at Newark Liberty Airport will start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.

10/16/2014

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

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

Another Possible Ebola Scare In NYC As New Screenings Start At JFK

New York City health officials said the teen tested negative for Ebola.

10/11/2014

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

Extra Ebola Screenings At JFK Set To Begin Saturday; Fight Against Virus Continues On Multiple Fronts

Airline passengers arriving from three West African countries will face temperature checks and other screening measures starting with John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday.

10/10/2014

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

Smoker’s Cigarette Break Causes Delays At JFK Airport

A man at New York City’s Kennedy Airport is being questioned by authorities after he passed through security without being screened.

10/04/2014

The Port Authority has said it will implement a program to trap and move the owls away from area airports. (Credit: CBS 2)

Federal Judge Tosses Suit Over Owl Killings At NYC Airports

A federal judge has tossed an animal-advocacy group’s lawsuit over the now-halted practice of shooting snowy owls near runways at the New York City area’s major airports.

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

A man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday, Sept. 26, after authorities allegedly found a sword concealed in his cane. (Credit: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

Authorities: Man Tried To Board Plane With Sword Hidden In Cane

A man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport Friday, after he allegedly tried to board a plane with a sword concealed in a cane.

09/26/2014

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces a settlement for Kennedy Airport skycaps on Sept. 24, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Kennedy Airport Skycaps Get $925,000 In Wage Settlement

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said that between 2008 and 2014, Alstate Maintenance LLC paid about 40 skycaps as little as $3.90 per hour.

09/24/2014

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

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

Report: Passenger With Knife Removed From Delta Flight At Kennedy Airport

A Delta Air Lines plane was ordered back to its gate at John F. Kennedy International Airport before takeoff Thursday night due to a security scare.

09/05/2014

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

Long Island Man Believes Aircraft Part Fell From Sky Into His Backyard

What is believed to be a piece of an aircraft was found Friday in a backyard in Stewart Manor, Long Island.

08/22/2014

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