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Improperly Inspected Baby Causes Evacuation Of Newark Airport Terminal

A busy terminal at Newark International Airport was evacuated and shut down for over an hour this afternoon after TSA screeners decided that a baby had slipped through security without a proper inspection. TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein tells us the incident occurred at 1:30 p.m. at the C-1 Terminal Checkpoint. As Farbstein describes it, the incident was caused by what might be considered
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Man Leaves Bag In JFK Airport Lounge, Causing Partial Evacuation

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

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Suspicious Package Shuts Down Newark Airport Terminal

United States / New York : Gothamist (4 years ago)

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Security Breach at JFK, Terminal 8 Evacuated

United States / New York : Gothamist (5 years ago)

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