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  • Satellite image shows massive rain system

    Satellite image shows massive rain system
    Satellite images of the storm that caused historic flooding in Baltimore and other parts of the Northeast show a system massive enough to rival some tropical storms that have hit the region. The image above was taken Tuesday from several orbits of the...
  • Seniors on the Go: New flights coming to an airport near you

    Seniors on the Go: New flights coming to an airport near you
    Allegiant Air will be a big factor in air travel the rest of this year and next. It will add new routes, and even if it won't fly to your home airport, some other line might, following Allegiant's business model. Although next summer is a long way off,...
  • Long Island hit by flash floods during rush hour

    Long Island hit by flash floods during rush hour
    NEW YORK — More than a foot of rain hit parts of New York's Long Island on Wednesday, enough to set a preliminary state record, triggering flash floods and swamping cars on major roads that were turned into rivers during the morning rush hour....
  • Passengers protest after blind man and his dog removed from plane

    Passengers protest after blind man and his dog removed from plane
    A U.S. Airways flight was canceled after passengers protested that a blind man and his seeing-eye dog had been kicked off Wednesday evening, according to the airline and local media reports. Albert Rizzi, who lives in Long Island, N.Y., said the trouble...
  • Bob Hope ranks among magazine's top 8 alternative airports

    Bob Hope ranks among magazine's top 8 alternative airports
    Bob Hope Airport was among eight airfields across the nation that ranked in the top eight best alternative airports in the latest edition of Inc. magazine. Here's what the magazine had to say about Burbank's airport: With an on time departure rate...
  • Rental-car damage becomes a whodunit

    Rental-car damage becomes a whodunit
    We recently rented a car from Enterprise Rent-A-Car at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, N.Y. When we picked up the car, we pointed out some nicks and scratches to a representative. She assured us we had nothing to worry about. We drove the car...
  • Man, 75, Makes Bomb Threat On Southwest Flight

    Man, 75, Makes Bomb Threat On Southwest Flight
    A Sunday afternoon flight from Chicago to Long Island MacArthur Airport was delayed for two hours after a 75-year-old Chicago man told a flight attendant he had a bomb in his carry-on bag. Draco Slaughter of Forest Avenue in Chicago was on a Southwest...
  • Flash-Flood Watch In Effect; Storms Approaching Tri-State Area

    Flash-Flood Watch In Effect; Storms Approaching Tri-State Area
    A flash-flood watch is in effect for the metro area until Saturday morning, the National Weather Service said. Though the worst of the storms are still to come, according to forecasters, area airports are already experiencing weather-related delays of...
  • NYC Public Schools Will Be Closed Wednesday

    NYC Public Schools Will Be Closed Wednesday
    Hundreds of flights were canceled and schools were shuttered Tuesday before a single snowflake hit New York City, as residents and officials braced for a predicted snowstorm. Airlines had canceled hundreds of flights in anticipation of the blast of...
  • Tri-State Getting Clobbered By Fierce Winter Storm

    Tri-State Getting Clobbered By Fierce Winter Storm
    The Tri-State area is being belted by another winter storm. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm warning for New York City and areas to the north and west until Saturday at 6 a.m. Those parts are expected to bare the brunt of the...