U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency

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

JFK, Newark Liberty Among 5 U.S. Airports On Lookout For Ebola

Homeland Security agents at U.S. airports and other ports of entry are beginning to observe travelers coming into the United States for potential signs of Ebola infection and handing out fact sheets about the disease.

10/08/2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Customs’ Battle Against JFK Airport Contraband

It’s a never-ending battle at our international airports — smugglers, trying to outwit Customs and Border Protection officers. They move contraband in everything from the hems of dresses to packages of hair crème. Now, Customs is fighting back.

09/26/2012

Authorities say these pens, buttons and bottles of deodorant were all stuffed with cocaine. (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Authorities Seize Cocaine Concealed In Magic Markers, Deodorant At JFK International Airport

Would-be drug smugglers have been getting creative lately at John F. Kennedy International Airport, officials say.

05/14/2012

Delta Terminal at LaGuardia Airport - Queens, NY - Nov 9, 2010 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

LaGuardia Airport Introduces Expedited Screening For Qualified Passengers

LaGuardia Airport will now provide expedited screening to qualified passengers. The TSA pre-screening means that you don’t have to take your shoes off, you can keep your belt on and you don’t have to open up your laptop.

04/04/2012