| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| May 14, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Hero pilot Chesley Sullenberger safely-splash landed his passenger jet from the air over New York three years ago. Now he's about to hit the air waves in New York to voice his criticism over the city's expansion of a garbage transfer station in College...
| May 16, 2012
RICHMOND — Weddings aren't complete without heartwarming and/or amusing tales of the couple's courtship. Who asked who? First-date faux pas. Proposal anxiety. Did he go to Jared?
Unless you're VCU and the Atlantic 10. Their nuptials Tuesday were...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has a resume as long as a West Texas highway.
His family fled the Nazis just before the second World War. He negotiated the end to the Vietnam War and shared a Nobel peace prize for his efforts.
He even knelt in...
| May 17, 2008
In April American Airlines canceled thousands of flights (including hundreds at O'Hare International Airport), inconveniencing hundreds of thousands of travelers nationwide. Surely many of these passengers complained or demanded refunds, but I doubt...
| May 18, 2008
NEW YORK—An American theater critic must cover Broadway. Here at the Tribune, the bosses like you to do so on the cheap. Thus, from the Shoreham to the Gorham, the Quality to the Hampton, the Best Western to the hotel of last resort, I've stayed...
| Jul 11, 2009
Robert Farmer didn't watch this week's tribute to Michael Jackson.
The 70-year-old Bloomfield resident has his own cherished memories of The Gloved One, including the spring day in 1988 when Jackson gave Farmer the hat off his head, after an MJ concert...