| Dec 26, 2011
| 1:14 AM
A Boston woman is still shaking her head trying to understand why an airport security agent confiscated the cupcakes she was carrying.
Referring to the incident as “The Cupcake terror threat,” Rebecca Hains claimed, “They stole my...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 1:00 PM
It's another "Cruel Summer" day in the baked apple.
An Excessive Heat Advisory remains in effect on Day 6 of the blistering heat and oppressive humidity that has had the city and most of the country in its grip for days. The advisory will remain in place...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 10:28 AM
A tragic hit and run collision along the Grand Central Parkway in Queens left a 65-year-old man dead early Thursday morning.
According to police, the victim was behind the wheel of a Mitsubishi Galant that apparently careened into another vehicle some...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 12:12 PM
A JetBlue pilot was arrested and charged after he apparently "forgot" he was packing a 40-caliber pistol while attempting to board a flight out of LaGuardia Airport, police said.
The incident, which happened on Sept. 8, involved Captain Robert Paulson...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Savoring the cost-saving benefits of staying in hostels has nothing to do with age. A whirlwind weekend of being a first-time hostel guest at Hostelling International locations in Boston and New York City proved that skills honed decades ago in college...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 9:04 PM
Tropical Storm Isaac is strengthening -- even as it is slamming southern Florida -- and that's sending shock waves through airports up and down the East Coast.
In anticipation of the inclement weather, most airlines have canceled flights in and out of...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Southwest Airlines will discontinue service from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Newark, N.J., beginning March 10.
The carrier has offered three daily nonstop flights from Baltimore to Newark since June 2011.
| Sep 6, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Just days after Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport learned it would lose three daily Southwest flights early next year, it rolled out the welcome mat for three new daily flights by Spirit Airlines.
The first flight arrived...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Remember Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger, the US Airways pilot who landed his Airbus A320 carrying 155 passengers safely on the Hudson River in 2009 after a flock of geese collided with the jet over New York's LaGuardia Airport and stalled both...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 11:01 AM
A loose puppy roaming free on the tarmac at LaGuardia Airport prompted officials to shut down the runway and delay flights Wednesday morning.
According to Port Authority officers, the 30-pound Rhodesian Ridgeback named Byrdie, apparently got free from...
| May 3, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Two Miami men were charged Thursday with the sensational theft of $80 million in pharmaceuticals from an Eli Lilly Co. warehouse in Enfield two years ago, federal authorities said Thursday.
Amaury Villa, 37, and his brother, Amed Villa, 46, Cuban...