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A retired officer snapped this photo on Staten Island on Friday, July 17, 2015. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Weapons Spotted With Group On Staten Island Were Likely Paintball Guns

Security checkpoints were set up on Staten Island late Friday afternoon after several people were spotted carrying what looked like assault rifles – but police later said the weapons were likely paintball guns.

07/17/2015

Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Truck Theft Suspect Causes Security Scare At JFK

A suspected truck thief triggered a brief security incident while fleeing through John F. Kennedy International Airport Friday, authorities said.

04/03/2015

FILE -- Travelers line up at ticketing counters at Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal B (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Newark Liberty International Airport Sees Two Security Scares Just Hours Apart

Terminal C was on lockdown for about an hour-and-a-half after a passenger left a checkpoint without proper security screening. The result of the breach was flight delays and re-screening for all departing passengers.

08/05/2012