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December 13, 2018 - 5:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- An airport services contractor accused of bribing its way to big contracts at New York City's Kennedy Airport has agreed to pay a $12.3 million fine for violating state law. Ground Services International also agreed on Thursday to implement an anti-corruption policy and start an...
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November 01, 2018 - 2:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A JetBlue flight from New York City to Long Beach, California, has landed safely after diverting to Los Angeles International Airport. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says Flight 213 from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Long Beach Airport declared...
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Dreamstime
October 29, 2018 - 5:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City airport worker with a high-risk pregnancy says she had to fight to get her job back after asking to be transferred to a job away from jet exhaust. Symone Ellis tells Monday's Daily News that Global Elite Group answered the request by suspending her in July from her...
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Emergency response crews gather outside a plane at New York's Kennedy Airport amid reports of ill passengers aboard a flight from Dubai, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018
(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
September 06, 2018 - 11:17 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The city health department says test results on the 10 people hospitalized after their Emirates flight landed at JFK from Dubai on Wednesday, found the majority of them had viruses associated with the flu or common cold. Officials say tests on some people were inconclusive,...
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AP Photo/Bob Schutz, File
August 03, 2018 - 3:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) -- A rocking chair that the late President John F. Kennedy used to meet with world leaders in the Oval Office has sold at auction for $50,000. The chair and other iconic items associated with the nation's 35th president were auctioned off Friday on Cape Cod, not far from the Kennedy...
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July 19, 2018 - 5:59 pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- A former baggage handler at Atlanta's airport has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to helping smuggle guns onto passenger planes bound for New York City. A federal judge sentenced Eugene Harvey on Thursday. Harvey pleaded guilty in December after...
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Dreamstime
July 11, 2018 - 9:01 am
A verbal bomb threat halted activity at John F. Kennedy International airport early Wednesday.
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Ian Duncan/JetBlue
June 27, 2018 - 11:21 am
NEW YORK (1010WINS) -- A hijacking scare prompted a JetBlue aircraft preparing to depart Tuesday night from John F. Kennedy Airport to be swarmed by police and resuce vehicles. The scare occurred after a radio issue caused the Los Angeles-bound plane to lose contact with the air traffic control...
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U. S. Customs and Border Protection
March 12, 2018 - 4:27 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Feathers were recently ruffled at Kennedy Airport.. On March 3, customs agents seized 20 live finches from a bag carried by a passenger arriving from Guyana. The passenger was fined $300 and was barred from entering the U.S. He was immediately placed on a return flight...
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