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Richard Rockefeller (RBF.org)

NTSB: Fog A Possible Cause In Rockefeller Crash

According to the agency’s preliminary report, witnesses told the NTSB that the weather was “dark, rainy and foggy” the morning of the crash.

06/23/2014

Richard Rockefeller (RBF.org)

John D. Rockefeller’s Great-Grandson Richard Killed In Plane Crash Near Westchester County Airport

Richard Rockefeller was killed when the plane he was piloting went down, family spokesman Fraser Seitel said.

06/13/2014

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Storm-Related Transit And Traffic Updates

A look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snowstorm.

01/02/2014

Helicopter Crash

Helicopter Crashes At Westchester County Airport

A helicopter went down Saturday morning as its pilot tried to land at the Westchester County Airport.

12/28/2013

Stories from Main Street - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Stories From Main Street: Furniture Sharehouse In Westchester County

The 6,500 square foot warehouse at the Westchester County Airport in Rye Brook offers those in need a free shopping excursion to help them get back on their feet.

10/21/2013

Delta Airlines Wheelchairs (credit: CBS 2)

Disability Advocates Speak Out Against Airport Wheelchair Abusers

It’s hard to pin down an official number for how many of the requests for wheelchairs are bogus, but one expert estimates it at 15 percent nationwide.

05/13/2013

Passengers stand in line at LaGuardia Airport. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Flight Delays Pile Up At NYC-Area Airports After FAA Budget Cuts

Airline passengers are facing travel troubles. The Federal Aviation Administration has furloughed 47,000 workers because of federal budget cuts.

04/22/2013

Rendering of the new Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

Tappan Zee Bridge Mass Transit Task Force Holds First Hearing

The day the bridge opens for traffic, which is hoped for in 2018, bus commuters should notice faster rides.

02/22/2013

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Pilot Injured When Small Plane Goes Down In Westchester County

A pilot was injured early Saturday after a small plane crash-short of the Westchester County Airport.

11/17/2012

Jet Makes Emergency Landing At Westchester County Airport

The aircraft, which an airport spokeswoman said faced a landing gear problem, was en route to Nebraska after taking off from Westchester when a signal light went off.

09/11/2012

FILE - Canada geese (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

700 Geese From Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge To Be Euthanized

In April, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand proposed a bill authorizing authorities to remove Canada geese from the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in June and July when the birds are molting and cannot fly.

07/10/2012

Geese

Animal Advocates Protesting Gillibrand’s Proposal To Kill Geese Near JFK

The bill would authorize authorities to remove Canada geese from the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in June and July when the birds are molting and cannot fly.

05/03/2012

JetBlue Flight 571 was forced to make an emergency landing on Tuesday evening. (credit: CBS 2)

In Wake Of Recent Bird Strikes, Gillibrand Seeks To Allow Goose Kills Near Airports

“We cannot afford to sit back and wait for a catastrophe to occur before cutting through bureaucratic red tape between federal agencies,” U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said.

04/26/2012

JetBlue Flight 571 had to make an emergency landing at Westchester County Airport after encountering a bird strike Tuesday evening. (credit: CBS 2).

Bird Strike Forces Emergency Landing Of JetBlue Flight In Westchester

JetBlue Flight 571 was hit by two geese. One landed square on the plane’s windshield and was caught in the wipers and obstructed the view from the cockpit, CBS 2’s Derricke Dennis reported.

04/24/2012

This small plane had to make an emergency landing in Yorktown Heights on April 20, 2012.  No injuries resulted from the incident. (credit: CBS 2)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Westchester County

The plane was headed to Westchester County Airport before landing in the parking lot of IBM.

04/20/2012

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