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Holiday Travelers Face Tighter Security In Wake Of Paris AttacksThe Port Authority has stationed more officers at its airports, bus terminals, train stations and Hudson River crossings while the NYPD has extra uniformed police officers and other security measures in place.
Police In NJ On Heightened Alert After Paris AttacksPort Authority of New York and New Jersey police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said there were increased patrols and checks of bags, buses, trucks and trains at agency locations.
Trial Put Off Again For Christie Associates In Bridgegate ScandalThe federal trial of two former allies of Gov. Chris Christie in the Bridgegate scandal has been delayed again.
As New Jersey Preps For Storms, Residents Concerned With Getting AroundNJ TRANSIT, which saw some train under water during Sandy, is keeping a close eye in an effort to minimize service disruptions.
Extra Mass Transit Options In Place During Papal Visit; Street Closures May Divert BusesWith thousands expected to attend the pope's Central Park procession and Mass at Madison Square Garden, the MTA and Port Authority have ramped up service.
Trial Put Off Until March For Christie Associates Accused In Bridgegate ScandalThe trial was postponed this week for two former associates of Gov. Chris Christie who have been indicted in the Bridgegate scandal.
United Airlines CEO Steps Down Amid Probe Tied To Port AuthorityUnited Airlines chief executive officer Jeff Smisek has stepped down as chief executive officer, chairman and president effective immediately, the airline said Tuesday.
TSA Agent Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman In LaGuardia Airport BathroomPort Authority spokesman Joe Pantangelo said Maxie Oquendo, of Manhattan, is charged with forcible touching, official misconduct and unlawful imprisonment.
Police: 2 Women Arrested After Fight On JetBlue Flight At JFK AirportTwo women have been arrested after they attacked each other as their flight arrived at JFK Airport from Jamaica, police said.
Port Authority Letters Seeking To Collect Old Tolls Mistaken For ScamSome drivers have become confused about a Port Authority effort to collect money from toll violators – thinking it’s a hoax and a scam.
Amtrak Exec: Train Delays In Hudson River Tunnel May Become More CommonTrain delays like the ones caused recently by electrical problems in a century-old Hudson River tunnel could become much more common if a new tunnel isn't built, an Amtrak executive told New Jersey lawmakers Monday.
Port Authority: Former Agency Official Tried To Breach Security At JFK AirportThe Port Authority said the incident at JFK involved an oversized bag that crews were worried had not been properly screened.
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