Part of Terminal C at LaGuardia Airport was evacuated as a precaution Tuesday as authorities investigated a report of smoke coming from a package.
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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.
Manhattan resident Xiang Xun Shao, 39, was charged with defiant trespass and a weapons offense following Saturday night’s incident at Newark Liberty.
A security checkpoint at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport has been briefly shut down because a prohibited item was found in a bag.
Three checkpoints in the terminal were closed for 10 minutes, causing a backlog of passengers.