Newark Liberty Airport

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

Internal TSA Audit Unveils ‘Big Problem’ With Newark Airport Security Measures

An internal audit by the agency found screeners got failing grades when it came to properly patting down passengers and confiscating prohibited items.

10/08/2012

United Airlines Counter (file/credit: Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Second United Flight Makes Emergency Landing At Newark Airport

United Flight 409 bound for Seattle had to turn back Saturday morning after reports of possible smoke in the cabin and cockpit, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

08/19/2012

United Flight 96 (credit: CBS 2)

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing At Newark Airport

The plane blew tire on take-off, possibly sending debris into the engine. The pilot realized something was wrong right away and was in radio contact with the control tower. There were 173 people on board. No injuries were reported.

08/19/2012

Newark Airport Control Tower (DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Smoke Reported In Elevator Shaft Of Newark Airport Air Traffic Control Tower

Air traffic controllers have been moved to an alternate site and will continue to handle traffic until the issue is resolved, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement.

07/10/2012

Bimbo Olumuyiwa Oyewoleknown (credit: CBS 2)

Port Authority Considers New Airport Security Firm After Newark ID Theft Incident

Port Authority Executive Director Patrick Foye said he will solicit proposals for companies to provide security at its facilities, including the airport.

05/22/2012

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

LaGuardia Airport Named The Worst In The Nation By Travel & Leisure Magazine

The survey found LaGuardia Airport is by far the worst when it comes to check-in and security processes, baggage handling, providing Wi-Fi, staff communication, design and cleanliness.

05/02/2012

(credit: blog.tsa.gov)

Landmine Casings Packed With Shrapnel Found In Woman’s Suitcase At Newark Airport

While the passenger wasn’t allowed to board with the devices, she was allowed to rebook her trip to San Francisco after missing her original flight.

05/01/2012

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

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