Newark Liberty International Airport

Sen. Charles Schumer said funding for airport runway lights to prevent accidents was approved seven years. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Schumer: Runway Lighting Technology At Area Airports Stalled Before Takeoff

The system uses red lights embedded in the runway to warn pilots of another plane. The lights have already been installed at nine airports around the nation out of 17 that are eligible.

01/25/2015

Crews in masks board a United Airlines plane from Newark after a reports of a sick passenger who had been in an Ebola-affected country. (Credit: Charlton-Trujillo)

New Jersey Health Officials: Woman Who Was Sick On Plane At Newark Did Not Have Ebola

A woman who was hospitalized after recent travels from an Ebola-affected country did not have the virus, officials told Tuesday evening.

01/20/2015

Crews in masks board a United Airlines plane from Newark after a reports of a sick passenger who had been in an Ebola-affected country. (Credit: Charlton-Trujillo)

Sick Passenger Hospitalized After Landing At Newark From Ebola-Affected Country

A sick passenger who recently traveled from an Ebola-affected country was hospitalized after landing at Newark Liberty International Airport Monday.

01/19/2015

FILE -- United Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

London-Bound Flight Returns To Newark Due To Smoke Condition

Passengers disembarked safely, and no injuries were reported.

01/14/2015

CC Sabathia (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Report: Police Respond After CC Sabathia Loses Cool At Airport

Sabathia’s vacation got off to a rocky start on Saturday after the Yankees pitcher missed his flight and had to be calmed down by officers at Newark Liberty International Airport, according to TMZ.

12/29/2014

A file photo of an AirAsia Airbus A320. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons/File)

Search For Missing AirAsia Plane Resumes In Java Sea

AirAsia Flight 8501 vanished in airspace possibly thick with dense storm clouds, strong winds and lightning on its way from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore.

12/28/2014

FILE -- Jeremih performs in New York City. (credit: Barnard/Getty Images)

R&B Singer Jeremih Arrested At Newark Liberty Airport

A member of the 27-year-old “Don’t Tell ‘Em” singer’s party tried opening the door Friday in an attempt to get his tardy fellow travelers on board the Phoenix-bound flight, Port Authority police said.

12/14/2014

FILE -- United Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Woman, 23, Dies On London-To-Newark United Airlines Flight

A New Jersey woman died aboard a United Airlines flight from London that landed at Newark Liberty International Airport.

12/02/2014

A rendering of a planned upgrade to Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport. (Credit: OTG Management)

CBS2 Exclusive: A Look At A Fine-Dining, High-Tech Makeover At Newark Airport’s Terminal C

Travelers passing through Newark Liberty International Airport’s Terminal C will soon be able to choose from a wealth of high-end food options.

11/17/2014

Kaci Hickox (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns: I’ll Go To Court If Maine Quarantines Me

A nurse who was confined against her will at a New Jersey hospital after treating Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she’s prepared to go to court if the state of Maine tries to quarantine her.

10/29/2014

President Barack Obama (credit: CBS 2)

Obama Admin, US Disease Expert Raise Concerns Over NY, NJ Ebola Quarantine

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that as a physician and scientist, he would not have recommended a quarantine.

10/26/2014

A health care worker who had been serving in West Africa was quarantined after landing at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday, Oct. 24. She later developed a fever. (Credit: CBS 2)

Quarantined Traveler Who Returned To N.J. From West Africa Develops Fever

A health care worker who was quarantined at Newark Liberty International Airport after returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa developed a fever and was being evaluated Friday night.

10/24/2014

Cuomo, Christie Ebola press conference

New York, New Jersey Set Up Mandatory Quarantine Requirement Amid Ebola Threat

In the wake of the first confirmed Ebola virus case in New York City, the states of New York and New Jersey have set up a new screening system that goes above and beyond the guidelines already set up by federal officials.

10/24/2014

Gov. Chris Christie holds a response and readiness briefing about Ebola at Hackensack University Medical Center on Oct. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Announces NJ Ebola Response Team

Gov. Chris Christie said he has signed an executive order to create an Ebola virus joint response team to coordinate on Ebola preparedness in the state.

10/22/2014

A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: CDC/Getty Images)

International Traveler Held At Newark Hospital After Possible Ebola Exposure

A passenger was being evaluated at a hospital in Newark Tuesday, after reportedly being identified as possibly having been exposed to the Ebola virus.

10/21/2014

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