Joey Griffiths grew up in the western New York town of Dunkirk and left home at 17. Now he’s 30 and working as a bill collector in Jackson Heights, Queens. He has bills of his own to pay. Says Griffiths: “I’m good at collections because I understand what they’re going through. Just surviving.”
The central terminal at New York’s LaGuardia Airport was evacuated this morning after a report of a suspicious package that turned out to be part of a lighting system, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said.
The central terminal building at LaGuardia Airport in New York City was evacuated due to a suspicious package, Steve Coleman, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, said today in an e-mail.
Investigators are looking into whether yesterday’s Boston Marathon explosions were the work of a homegrown radical as evidence suggested the bomber used weapons made from metal pressure cookers to maximize carnage.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the time of reopening John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport in New York, and New Jersey’s Newark Liberty airport is currently not known. Earlier today the authority said on its website that the airports were scheduled to open today after snowstorms blanketed the East Coast with snow and wind and airlines canceled flights.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Da’Quan Bowers was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon after authorities found he had a handgun in his suitcase at New York’s LaGuardia Airport.
New York City may get 5 inches of snow and Boston 10 inches as a wet, windy storm moves out to sea after canceling more than 4,000 flights, confounding forecasters and leaving snow from the Midwest to the East Coast.