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Family Suing American Airlines After Man With Alzheimer's Goes Missing From LaGuardia

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A family is suing American Airlines after a man stricken with Alzheimer’s disease went missing earlier this year.

The family spent three nightmarish days searching, hoping and praying that the man would be OK. 208 more words


FAA: Problem That Caused Flight Delays At New York City, DC Airports Has Been Resolved

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says an “automation problem” that snarled air traffic throughout a large swatch of the Northeast stretching from New York down to the Carolinas has been resolved. 556 more words


Afternoon Bulletin: Cab Dispatchers Bribed, Subway Delays Up And More

Eight LaGuardia Airport taxi dispatchers have been charged with accepting bribes from eager cabbies looking to shorten the long wait to pick up passengers, authorities say. 371 more words

8 LaGuardia Airport Taxi Dispatchers Accused Of Taking Bribes To Let Cabbies Cut Line

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities say an undercover bribery sting has led to the arrest of eight taxi dispatchers at LaGuardia Airport.

Typically, taxi drivers at LaGuardia first have to queue in a holding area, sometimes for several hours, waiting their turn to pick up passengers, WCBS 880’s Jim Smith reported. 211 more words


8 LaGuardia Airport taxi dispatchers arrested in bribe sting

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say eight taxi dispatchers at LaGuardia Airport have been arrested after an undercover bribery sting.

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown says the scheme allowed drivers who paid cash to cut the line in the airport holding area as other drivers waited their turn. 65 more words


The New LaGuardia Airport is "Lackluster and Uninspired"

Two weeks ago, New York Governer Andrew Cuomo and Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan to transform LaGuardia airport into “a globally-renowned, 21st century airport that is worthy of the city and state of New York.” However the redesign is not universally popular. 304 more words

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Next Week/This Week: Il Mio Cuomo


1. LaGuardia Airport: Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vice President Joseph Biden announced on Monday at a meeting of the Association for a Better New York a planned $4 billion overhaul of the 76-year-old Queens plane hub, a revamp that will raze the decrepit current four terminals and erect a new, unified transit center more than three times as large as the old one and connected to train and ferry service—bringing 18,000 new jobs. 1,100 more words