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Toll Hikes At Port Authority Bridges & Tunnels Go Into Effect Sunday

Drivers using E-ZPass on the trip home from the long Thanksgiving weekend will have to stomach some fare hikes.


Travelers check in for holiday flights at O'Hare International Airport on November 27, 2013 in Chicago. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Storm Upends Some Holiday Travel

Heavy rain and winds began sweeping through the area Tuesday night, causing holiday travel head aches for some early Wednesday.


George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Panel Seeks Answers On George Washington Bridge Closures

Shutting down the access lanes from Fort Lee onto the bridge caused hours-long delays for four straight days beginning Sept. 9 and infuriated local officials who said they hadn’t been notified in advance.


Crews work to repair a section of the George Washington Bridge on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

All Lanes Open After Emergency Repairs Made To George Washington Bridge

It was all because of a hole that formed on a metal road plate during an ongoing bridge maintenance project.


Scene outside LAX after deadly shooting (CBSLA)

Suspect In Deadly LAX Shooting ID’d As Paul Ciancia, 23, Of New Jersey

The suspect pulled an assault rifle out of his bag, opened fire in the terminal and then headed to the TSA screening area, according to Chief Patrick Gannon of Los Angeles World Airports.


Keenan Draughon  was arrested Saturday morning trying to board a flight to Charlotte, N.C., after Port Authority police found the weapons. (Credit CBS 2)

Authorities: Passenger At JFK Caught With Multiple Weapons

Police say a Tennessee man has checked luggage containing a loaded, defaced rifle at New York’s Kennedy International Airport.


A New Jersey man allegedly tried to cruise through a Holland Tunnel toll both with blacked out license plates. (Credit CBS 2)

Cops: Man Tried To Beat Holland Tunnel Tolls With Blacked Out Plates

A biker cruised through an E-Z Pass lane at the inbound Holland Tunnel with his license plate blacked out by electrical tape on Wednesday morning, according to Port Authority Police.


Vehicles on the George Washington Bridge on May 27, 2013, Memorial Day (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Port Authority Slammed For Unannounced GWB Lane Closures

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey came under fire Monday for unannounced lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last month, which caused massive traffic headaches.


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Lower Level Of GWB Closed Overnight For Emergency Response Drill

Earlier this week the Port Authority announced that the lower level of the bridge would be closed from 9 p.m. on Saturday until 7 a.m. on Sunday for an emergency response drill.


File - Traffic drives over the George Washington Bridge in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Port Authority Chief ‘Appalled’ By Decision To Close Down GWB Approach Lanes

Two of the three lanes approaching the GWB tolls caused gridlock over four straight days beginning Sept. 9. The lanes were reopened following rush hour on Sept. 13.


FILE - A plane waits at John F. Kennedy Airport  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Officials: Gun Discovered In Ceiling Panel At Kennedy Airport

There were tense moments at JFK Airport on Thursday afternoon when workers found a gun in the ceiling panel of a maintenance closet.


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6 Fun Day Trips From Port Authority

No matter how much you love New York, every once in a while you probably need to get out of the city. These trips leave from Port Authority in Times Square. Some will even have you back in time for dinner or a Broadway show.


The final section of the spire sits on top of One World Trade Center on May 10, 2013.  (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NY AG To Investigate Deal That Let Non-Profit Buy WTC Naming Rights For $10

The non-profit World Trade Center Association got the naming rights without the approval of the Port Authority’s board or executive director, according to the governor’s office.


Police on the scene of a shooting in Midtown. (Credit CBS 2)

Shots Fired Near Port Authority, Two Hospitalized With Graze Wounds

Shots were reportedly fired at 42nd Street and 8th Ave in Midtown on Saturday night.


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Government Report Blasts Port Authority For Fast-Tracking Toll Hikes

The report concluded that the Port Authority didn’t give the public enough opportunity to review and comment on the proposed increases.