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The exercise simulated a crash involving two jets. More than 300 people took part in the drill, including first responders and some people acting as passengers trapped on the planes.
Mechanical failure, human errors, and acts of terror pose a constant threat to commercial airliners, and with three international airports in the New York area, the possibility of a devastating crash is constantly looming.
A Long Island truck driver tried to do a good deed – and ended up taking a man wanted for murder home for a dinner with his wife and kids.
Port Authority Police confiscated the weapon and arrested the man on a weapons charge. Operations at the airport weren’t impacted.
The Port Authority said the man was never out of sight of American Airlines employees.
Two men are safe on the ground after their cargo crane cabs collided 50 feet above a container ship pier in New Jersey.
The Coast Guard, law enforcement and other officials were inspecting the containers as part of the massive response. The ship can carry more than 2,000 cargo containers and the search could take all night, officials said.
A man who stole a laptop at Tampa International Airport has been arrested at LaGuardia, the Federal Transportation Security Administration reports.
Officers with the Transportation Security Administration and Port Authority Police Department are searching for a man who went through a checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport before screening was done.
A newborn baby has given his parents the story of a lifetime. A couple was aboard a PATH train en route to the hospital when the baby decided that it was time to come out.
The American Humane Association paid tribute this week to the dozens of search and rescue dogs who served in the aftermath of the terror attacks.
The investigation continues to what sparked police officers to open fire inside the Holland Tunnel during rush hour on Friday, causing the major transit passage to be closed for six hours.
Firefighters say their final goodbye to a Brooklyn woman who they saved on 9/11.