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Planes At LaGuardia Airport (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Port Authority Considers Fining Disruptive Passengers Over Flight Delays

The agency said it won’t hesitate to go after anyone who causes a take-off delay at any of the Tri-State Area’s three major airports.

03/26/2012

TSA Screener John Deschamp (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

TSA Screener Turns In $5,000 He Found On Floor At Newark Airport

Transportation Security Administration screener John Deschamp said he found a wad of cash totaling $5,000 last month at Newark Liberty Airport.

01/11/2012

Lori Berenson arrives at Newark Liberty Airport on Dec. 20, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Paroled American Lori Berenson Back In U.S., Plans To Spend Holidays In NYC

Lori Berenson arrived in the United States Tuesday morning for her first visit home since Peruvian authorities arrested her in 1995.

12/20/2011

The TSA says these grenades were discovered in a Belgium-bound passenger's bag at Newark Liberty Airport. (credit: TSA)

TSA: 5 Grenades Discovered In Passenger’s Bag At Newark Liberty Airport

The TSA said that the Belgium-bound passenger surrendered her items to officials and that there was no impact to airport operations.

12/05/2011

Advanced Imaging Technology unit at John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal 8.  (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

New Study Raises Concerns Over Full Body Scanners At Airports

A new study is raising concerns about the health risks of full body X-ray scanners as some 23 million people are expected to take to airports across the country next week for Thanksgiving.

11/18/2011

A Boeing 767 of Polish LOT airlines makes an emergency landing at Warsaw airport, Poland,Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Pilot Pulls Off Dramatic Landing On Newark-Poland Flight

The LOT Boeing 767 carrying 231 people made a belly landing in Warsaw’s Frederic Chopin International airport after its landing gear failed to deploy.

11/01/2011

Jill Filipovic says she opened her baggage in Dublin Monday morning to find this note reading: Get Your Freak On Girl." (credit: Jill Filipovic)

TSA Agent Who Left Racy Note In Blogger’s Luggage To Be Fired

Previously the TSA announced it was removing the worker from screening operations. Now the agency says it has apologized to blogger Jill Filipovic and is sacking the worker.

10/28/2011

Jill Filipovic says she opened her baggage in Dublin Monday morning to find this note reading: Get Your Freak On Girl." (credit: Jill Filipovic)

TSA: Worker Who Wrote ‘Freak On’ Note No Longer Checking Baggage

According to a post on its blog, the TSA says the “individual was immediately removed from screening operations and appropriate disciplinary action has been initiated.”

10/26/2011

Jill Filipovic says she opened her baggage in Dublin Monday morning to find this note reading: Get Your Freak On Girl." (credit: Jill Filipovic)

Brooklyn Woman Finds Suggestive TSA Note In Luggage Containing Vibrator

The much-maligned TSA apparently has a sense of humor or an unrivaled ability to “freak” somebody out depending on your perspective.

10/24/2011

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Newark Airport To Get New Body Scan Technology

Travelers passing through Newark Liberty Airport soon will feel a little less exposed.

09/02/2011

LaGuardia Airport on Saturday, August 27, 2011, as Hurricane Irene heads To Tri-State (credit: CBS 2)

Hurricane Irene Forces New York-Area Airports To Close, Grounds Thousands Of Flights

Airlines are scrapping more than 9,000 flights this weekend from North Carolina to Boston, grounding passengers as Irene sweeps up the East Coast. There were more than 3,600 cancellations on Saturday alone.

08/27/2011

Newark Airport Customs

Family Fined $300 For Having Apple, Tomato, 3 Cucumbers In Backpack At Newark Liberty

A Florida family of four visiting relatives in New Jersey got an unwelcome surprise at the Customs gate — all because of some forgotten fruit and vegetables. The oversight was an expensive one that has the family fuming.

08/11/2011

Newark Liberty Airport (credit: Getty Images)

Report: Some Newark Liberty Airport Screeners Engage In Racial Profiling

Federal officials took steps to retrain a special unit of screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport after allegations arose that some were frequently engaging in racial profiling, according to a published report.

06/12/2011

Newark Liberty Airport (credit: Getty Images)

Sentencing Delayed For Ex-TSA Supervisor Accused Of Stealing From Newark Liberty Passengers

Sentencing has been postponed for a former security supervisor at Newark Liberty International Airport who accepted bribes and kickbacks from a subordinate who stole money from passengers during screenings.

05/24/2011

Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Feds: Newark Liberty Most Expensive Airport In Nation

The federal Transportation Statistics Bureau said Atlantic City International Airport offered the lowest average domestic fares.

05/05/2011

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