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Prosecutor: 'Goodfellas' Heist Defendant Embraced Mob Life

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — An aging mobster lived a long life of crime highlighted by the $6 million heist in 1978 that was retold in the classic Mafia movie “Goodfellas,” 456 more words

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NJ Lawmaker Proposes Ban On Game Trophies Coming Through NY, NJ Airports In Wake Of Cecil The Lion’s Death

Updated Thursday, July 30 5:43 p.m.

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New Jersey lawmaker is proposing legislation that would ban game trophies of threatened or endangered species from coming through airports controlled by the Port Authority as outrage grows over the killing of a protected lion in Zimbabwe. 788 more words


Hundreds of airport service workers threaten to strike at LGA, JFK

EAST ELMHURST, Queens – Their fight for fair wages has gone on for years–– and still nothing has changed. On Monday, hundreds of JFK and LaGuardia Airport workers will decide whether they’ll strike. 219 more words

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Rebecca Arthur, 17, of Connecticut, Missing After Flying to Morocco to Meet Facebook Boyfriend

NBC New York — A 17-year-old Connecticut teen is missing after being driven to John F. Kennedy Airport so she could fly to Morocco to meet a Facebook boyfriend, authorities say. 64 more words


Pepper spray in Jamaica Station AirTrain causes delays: Port Authority

JAMAICA, Queens — A suspicious powder that turned out to be pepper spray is causing delays to John F. Kennedy from Jamaica Station on the AirTrain. 204 more words


JFK passenger's stockpile of baking powder turns out to be cocaine: officials

NEW YORK – “Always a Winner” reads the label on what may be the most popular drug-smuggling product in Guyana — Champion powdered baking goods. 206 more words