Passengers from London able to bypass customs at JFK

Passengers from London able to bypass customs at JFK

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Delta Air Lines passengers arriving from London were let out in an area of John F. Kennedy International Airport where they could skip customs, officials said.

Five 'Goodfellas' in court with charges including Lufthansa heist

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- An aging mobster entered a not guilty plea Thursday to one of New York's most notorious crimes, the 1978 Lufthansa robbery.

Musician says customs agents destroyed 11 flutes

NEW YORK, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- A musician says U.S. customs agents destroyed 11 of his flutes but a customs official says agents destroyed only "fresh green bamboo canes."

Tornadoes touch down in Florida as snow pummels East

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Tornadoes passed through Florida's east coast as several inches of snow brought much of the Midwestern and Eastern United States to a crawl, officials said.

Man arrested with 4 guns at JFK Airport

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- A man was in custody in New York after checking a loaded rifle, three other weapons and ammunition at John F. Kennedy International Airport, authorities said.

New York man gets prison for commuter bus theft

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- A New York man was sentenced to up to five years in prison after he was caught driving a stolen Trailways coach bus, prosecutors said.

Saudi airline reportedly refuses to book Israeli passport-holders

NEW YORK, July 15 (UPI) -- A New York mayoral candidate says it appears Saudi Arabian Airlines won't let Israeli passport-holders fly on the airline from U.S. airports.

JFK airport worker accidentally emails genital photo

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- A security supervisor at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport was fired for accidentally sending nude photo to colleagues, officials said.

Documentary reopens questions about crash of TWA Flight 800

NEW YORK, June 19 (UPI) -- Producers of a documentary on the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800 off Long Island, N.Y., will petition to have the investigation reopened, their publicists said.

Former supervisor says guards often found sleeping at JFK airport

NEW YORK, June 10 (UPI) -- A former security supervisor at John F. Kennedy International Airport says he was fired after he reported finding several guards asleep on duty.

Grandmother arrested after police find drugs in wheelchair

NEW YORK, May 31 (UPI) -- A 58-year-old Boston grandmother has been arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle drugs into the United States in her wheelchair, New York officials say.

Arbabsiar gets 25 years for plot to kill Saudi ambassador

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- An Iranian-American was sentenced in federal court in New York Thursday to 25 years in prison for conspiring to kill the Saudi ambassador to the United States.

[VIDEO] Singing passenger booted from American Airlines plane

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13 (UPI) -- American Airlines said a flight from Los Angeles to New York was diverted to Missouri when a passenger wouldn't stop singing Whitney Houston songs.

Mom says Boston Marathon bombing affected son's sentencing

JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 9 (UPI) -- The mother of a New Jersey man sentenced to 22 years in prison on terrorism charges says the Boston Marathon bombing swayed her son's sentencing.

NY senator arrested in federal corruption probe

NEW YORK, May 6 (UPI) -- A New York state senator was arrested Monday in connection with a probe of corruption by public officials, an FBI official says.
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.Vivi, a three-year old whippet, shown in the Westminster Kennel Club show February 14, 2006, where it won an award, remains at large after escaping from its cage at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday February 15,2006. The Whippet was believed to be on the loose in the surrounding area in New York City. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) .
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