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Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Legislators Want Answers About PA Officers Silenced During ‘Bridgegate’ Closures

Documents first obtained by CBS 2 showed 11 Port Authority police officers on duty at the George Washington Bridge during the late closures had safety concerns, and lawmakers on Thursday wanted to know why the concerns were silenced.

09/04/2014

The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, NJ, and New York City, is seen on January 9, 2014 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is currently caught in a political scandal, in which one of his aides ordered The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to purposely cause traffic jams at the on-ramps to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, NJ, due to political disagreements between Governor Christie and the mayor of Fort Lee. Christie claims he had no knowledge of issue and has since fired the aide.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Attorney: Port Authority Cops Complained About ‘Bridgegate’ Closures At The Time

Drivers were not the only ones complaining about the massive traffic tie-ups near the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, New Jersey nearly a year ago.

09/03/2014

LaGuardia Airport. (MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Cops: Angry Passenger Assaulted Airline Employee At LaGuardia

Police say an angry passenger punched and kicked an airline employee while looking for his bag at New York’s LaGuardia Airport.

08/29/2014

Scott Parsons (inset) and his damaged pickup truck. (credit: Port Authority Police)

Princeton Man Faces Variety Of Charges For Alleged Road Rage Incident On George Washington Bridge

Witnesses said Parsons, of Princeton, N.J., was driving a red 1991 GMC pickup truck when he intentionally drove it into a Honda and a Chrysler, according to Port Authority Police.

08/25/2014

EricDelman Vega

Police: Rookie Port Authority Officer Catches Rahway Murder Suspect

A rookie Port Authority police officer spotted and apprehended a suspect Thursday in a shooting that left a man dead outside a Rahway, New Jersey strip club last November, police said.

06/05/2014

Eric Bonhommer (credit: PAPD)

Police: Truck Driver Used License Plate On Hinge In Attempt To Beat NJ Toll

An officer observed the front license plate on Eric Bonhommer’s truck swing up behind the bumper as the vehicle passed through the toll plaza on Thursday, police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said.

04/18/2014

Carlos Tavarez (PAPD)

Cops: Bronx Man Arrested After Leaving Heroin In Rental Car At Newark Airport

Police say 30-year-old Carlos Tavarez rented the vehicle on Sunday and later contacted Budget to say he needed to retrieve something. Port Authority Police said a bag found under the dashboard contained 250 packages of heroin.

04/03/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Man Arrested On Gun Possession Charge At Newark Airport

Ernesto Green, 21, was stopped on a parking garage ramp at Terminal A late Monday afternoon after his car was seen blocking traffic, police said. Police say they found a Walther P22 semi-automatic pistol in the vehicle’s console.

02/18/2014

JFK Airport

EMS: Man Stabbed Outside JFK Airport Terminal

The incident happened outside Terminal 8 around 4:30 p.m., EMS said.

11/22/2013

Police outside the Pavonia PATH station investigating a multiple shooting (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Police: Three Shot On PATH Train; Suspect In Custody

Police said the suspect ran out of the PATH station but was apprehended by police.

08/25/2013

Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

Port Authority: Bridge And Tunnel Toll Cheat Racked Up $28,000 Bill

Port Authority police have arrested a truck driver, who they say has cheated the agency of $28,000 in tolls. Marcus Tifa is charged with theft of services and tampering with public records.

07/15/2013

Police on the scene of a shooting on Ninth Avenue and 49th Street on Monday, July 1, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Suspects In Custody In Connection With Hell’s Kitchen Construction Site Shooting

A maintenance foreman from Judlau Waterworks was shot in the chest, but his injuries were considered to be non-life threatening.

07/02/2013

New York City Republican Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Joe Lhota for Mayor)

Eye On Politics: Lhota Wants To Continue Legacies Of Giuliani, Bloomberg

New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.

06/20/2013

TSA found this loaded gun inside a carry-on bag at a JFK checkpoint, May 21, 2013. (credit: TSA.)

TSA: Second Gun Arrest In Days At JFK Airport

TSA screeners spotted the loaded gun inside the man’s bag Tuesday morning and alerted Port Authority Police. The arrest did not impact operations at JFK.

05/21/2013

New York City Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota (file /credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Lhota Slammed For ‘Offensive’ Comment Labeling Port Authority Police ‘Mall Cops’

The mayoral hopeful was answering a question about airport security when he made his controversial remark.

05/08/2013

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