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Fire breaks out at JFK Airport
Fire breaks out at JFK Airport
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/15/2014 at 12:33PM

A fire at a JFK Airport cargo building Tuesday night left more than a dozen people suffering from smoke inhalation.

JFK’s Terminal 4 adds more retail options
News Queens Courier Staff 12/24/2013 at 3:13PM

More shops are landing at John F. Kennedy International (JFK) Airport’s Terminal 4. JFKIAT, the management company which operates Terminal 4 announced Monday the opening of three new retail shops, and five additional stores that are scheduled to open in January.

Op-ed: Making Silent Skies a reality
News Op-Ed 12/15/2013 at 1:56PM

BY CONGRESSMEMBER JOSEPH CROWLEY

Anyone who lives here in Queens can tell you just how loud and disruptive the noise of airplanes can be. Millions of Americans throughout the country, including those who live in the s communities surrounding LaGuardia and JFK Airports are impacted by constant, thunderous engine noise all day long.

Woman caught at JFK allegedly smuggling cocaine in hair products
Woman caught at JFK allegedly smuggling cocaine in hair products
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/14/2013 at 12:16PM

A woman flying into JFK Airport from the Dominican Republic last month tried to sneak into the country with more than six pounds of cocaine concealed in hair products, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials said. CBP officers were inspecting the baggage of Erika Rodriguez de los Santos, who had just arrived on a [...]

New TLC facility to protect JFK passengers from illegal ‘hustler’ vehicles
New TLC facility to protect JFK passengers from illegal ‘hustler’ vehicles
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 12/02/2013 at 2:00PM

The Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) will now have eyes everywhere at John F. Kennedy International (JFK) Airport. The TLC and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey unveiled a new satellite enforcement facility at JFK to consistently monitor any illegal “hustler” vehicles trying to get passengers. “The TLC’s increased vigilance will help [...]

Two wanted in South Ozone Park hotel robbery
Two wanted in South Ozone Park hotel robbery
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/02/2013 at 11:15AM

Police are looking for a pair of men who allegedly robbed a hotel near the John F. Kennedy International Airport Saturday. The suspects entered the La Quinta Inn & Suites at 111-26 Van Wyck Expressway around 9:30 p.m, said cops. One of the suspects went to the front desk, pointed a shotgun at the manager [...]

Livery cab driver arrested for JFK Airport stabbing
Livery cab driver arrested for JFK Airport stabbing
Police Queens Courier Staff 11/23/2013 at 12:25PM

BY CRISTABELLE TUMOLA AND ANGY ALTAMIRANO A Flushing man has been arrested for a stabbing at  John F. Kennedy International Airport Friday after getting involved in a dispute with another man. The incident began outside of Terminal 8 around 4:45 p.m., then spilled into a parking lot, where one of the men stabbed the other above [...]

Cuomo veto fast-tracks aircraft noise studies
News Melissa Chan 11/18/2013 at 4:27PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo shut down a Senate bill last week and instead demanded the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey conduct a noise study and establish a community roundtable. The governor vetoed a two-state bill last Wednesday that would have required the authority to determine the effects of aircraft noise with a one-time [...]