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Flight 587: Marking 12 years since the tragedy
Flight 587: Marking 12 years since the tragedy
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 11/12/2013 at 1:00PM

Twelve years ago, Flight 587 crashed and took the lives of hundreds. Today, loved ones left behind said the pain never goes away. “The time passes, but the pain is still there in your heart,” said Anne Espinal, who gathered with others at the flight memorial site on Tuesday. Espinal lost her mother in the [...]

Airline merger leaves travelers wondering how they will be affected
Airline merger leaves travelers wondering how they will be affected
News Angy Altamirano 2/19/2013 at 12:19PM

American Airlines and US Airways agreed on a merger last week that will create the world’s biggest airline and bring the number of major U.S. carriers down to four. The new airline will still be called American Airlines but will be run by US Airways CEO Doug Parker. On the new airline’s website promoting “the [...]

Queens’ Morning
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/14/2013 at 7:48AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 43. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the West in the afternoon. Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 37. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Much Ado About Nothing On opening night [...]

Loved ones mark 11th anniversary of Flight 587 crash
Loved ones mark 11th anniversary of Flight 587 crash
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/12/2012 at 5:15PM

As Queens still recovers from Sandy, those who lost loved ones from the Flight 587 crash gathered to mark the 11th anniversary of the tragedy Monday. On November 12, 2001, the American Airlines flight to the Dominican Republic crashed over Belle Harbor shortly after takeoff from John F. Kennedy International Airport, killing 260 aboard and [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/17/2012 at 8:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 61. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 55. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: The Platinum Band The Platinum Band is once again performing on the Resorts World Casino New York [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/03/2012 at 7:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 79. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 68. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 30%. EVENT of the DAY: Hammer, [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/02/2012 at 7:53AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then rain in the afternoon. High of 73. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Tuesday night: Overcast with rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 64. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of [...]

Planes searched at JFK following hijack threat
Police Cristabelle Tumola 9/17/2012 at 5:26PM

Two planes at JFK Airport were searched this afternoon following a possible terrorist threat, said multiple media reports. Though the Port Authority could not confirm anything, recent footage from Fox 5 New York showed the two planes, reportedly an American Airlines flight from San Francisco and a Finnair plane originating from Helsinki, isolated on the runway with police, [...]

JFK workers busted in mini liquor theft ring
JFK workers busted in mini liquor theft ring
Police Cristabelle Tumola 9/12/2012 at 4:48PM

Eighteen former and current JFK workers were arrested in connection with the theft of more than 100,000 mini liquor bottles at the airport over the last five months, the Queens District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. The airport employees also stole duty-free items, including cigarette cartons, perfume and larger bottles of booze. In total, the retail value [...]