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Tennessee man arrested at JFK Airport for having guns and ammunition
Tennessee man arrested at JFK Airport for having guns and ammunition
News Queens Courier Staff 10/27/2013 at 4:30PM

A 23-year-old Tennessee man was arrested Saturday morning at John F. Kennedy International Airport for allegedly traveling with multiple guns and ammunition, authorities said. Keenan A. Draughon, 23, allegedly wanted to check in two handguns, two rifles and two high-capacity magazines for his flight to Charlotte, North Carolina, according to District Attorney Richard A. Brown. [...]

Near collision over Queens points to increased air traffic: pol
News Melissa Chan 6/24/2013 at 4:16PM

Two planes nearly collided over Queens as one aircraft took off and another was completing a landing, officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating a June 13 incident in which a Delta Airlines Boeing 747 regional jet arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport at 2:40 p.m. came perilously close to a Shuttle [...]

Airplane noise torments northeast Queens residents
Airplane noise torments northeast Queens residents
News Melissa Chan 8/15/2012 at 12:21PM

A nonstop rush of aircraft flights and a barrage of low flying planes have residents in northeast Queens alarmed at the deafening “war zone” they say their neighborhoods have become in the last two months. “The sound — it’s like you’re living in an airport,” said Angela Polito of Bayside. “It’s nonstop, every 20 seconds, [...]

JFK most likely U.S. airport to spread disease
JFK most likely U.S. airport to spread disease
News Billy Rennison 7/27/2012 at 12:04PM

If a disease is to spread across the country, JFK Airport will most likely be the starting point. A Massachusetts Institute of Technology study looked at the 40 largest airports in the country to determine the most likely to spread a contagion throughout the nation, with JFK topping the list. The Queens airport’s ranking had [...]

‘Travel & Leisure’ magazine names La Guardia worst airport in the US
‘Travel & Leisure’ magazine names La Guardia worst airport in the US
News Jay Lane 5/02/2012 at 8:50AM

Air travelers are weighing in on the best and worst airports in the United States. A poll by Travel and Leisure magazine puts New York’s LaGuardia Airport at the bottom of the heap. Travelers complain about the airport’s check-in and security process and say it’s the worst for staff communications, design and cleanliness. Read More: New York [...]

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‘Bomb’ botch at LaGuardia
‘Bomb’ botch at LaGuardia
News Jay Lane 1/31/2012 at 9:19AM

‘Bomb’ botch at LaGuardia Clueless TSA agents found two possible pipe bombs in a passenger’s luggage yesterday at La Guardia Airport — and kept them in a public area for six hours without notifying cops, The Post has learned. The Transportation Security Administration bozos at one point left the pipes — which eventually turned out to [...]

Jackson Heights bank robbed
Jackson Heights bank robbed
News Jay Lane 1/07/2012 at 11:21AM

Jackson Heights bank robbed A gunman dressed in a brown UPS uniform took a female bank employee hostage as he held up a Queens branch yesterday, authorities said. The man walked into the Sovereign branch on 31st Avenue in Jackson Heights at 9:40 a.m., pressed the barrel a silver revolver into the back of the [...]