JFK Airport cleaner busted for stealing $10K worth of mini-liquor bottles
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A Brooklyn woman stole $10,000 worth of mini-liquor bottles over a three-year period while she cleaned planes at JFK Airport, prosecutors said. Juanette Cullum, 48, is currently awaiting arraignment in Queens Criminal Court on charges of third-degree grand larceny and third-degree criminal possession of stolen property, according to the district attorney’s office. Police were tipped […]

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Chihuahua discovered at LaGuardia Airport after crawling into owner’s suitcase
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Aye Chihuahua! One sneaky little pup was not ready to be left at home while its owner took a trip, giving LaGuardia Airport workers an early morning surprise. TSA officers at LaGuardia Airport found the unwanted passenger on Tuesday morning as they were screening luggage in the baggage area and a black hard-sided suitcase triggered an alarm requiring the […]

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Seven JFK baggage handlers busted for stealing from passengers’ luggage
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Seven baggage handlers working at John F. Kennedy International Airport are accused of stealing more than $20,000 worth of electronics and jewelry from checked luggage and trying to sell the items, according to the Queens district attorney’s office. The airport workers are facing charges of grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property, according to the district attorney’s […]

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Rep. King discuses homeland security over JFK Airport Chamber of Commerce breakfast
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SALVATORE LICATA While JFK may be the “safest airport” in the country, far too many people do not take homeland security seriously enough, U.S. Rep. Peter King told an airport civic group on Wednesday. King, speaking at a JFK Airport Chamber of Commerce breakfast, said airport workers, including Transportation Security Administration and Port Authority of […]

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Port Authority orders airlines to raise wages, give paid holiday to airport workers
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Airport workers have won a battle for justice. Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Director Patrick Foye has ordered the CEOs of Delta, JetBlue, American and United airlines to immediately raise wages and make Martin Luther King Jr. Day a paid holiday for the 8,000 contracted workers at John F. Kennedy International and […]

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