Why JFK's Limousine Stayed In Service For 13 Years After Dallas

You would not be blamed for assuming the Lincoln Continental used by President Kennedy on that horrible day 50 years ago was immediately retired. You would, however, be wrong. The Lincoln that saw the assassination of one leader and the near death of another remained in service. Why? » 11/22/13 12:40pm 11/22/13 12:40pm

Now You Can Own The Second-To-Last Convertible JFK Ever Rode In

Thanks to the events of November 22, 1963 in Dallas, we don't put U.S. presidents in convertibles anymore. But the black 1961 Lincoln Continental presidential limousine was actually the second convertible President John F. Kennedy rode in when he arrived in Texas. Now you can own the first. » 10/10/13 4:45pm 10/10/13 4:45pm

How JFK Airport's $100 Million Security System Was Defeated By A Jet…

Daniel Casillo started last night by racing some friends on jet skis near JFK airport. His night ended in custody, having easily broken through the airport's $100 million, state-of-the-art security systems. Strangely, the airport couldn't be happier. » 8/13/12 1:20pm 8/13/12 1:20pm

Don't Shine Lasers At Planes Unless You Want To Injure Pilots

We are always warned not to shine a laser at a plane as it's flying overhead. In case you didn't know why, it's because it's dangerous. » 7/16/12 4:40pm 7/16/12 4:40pm

UPDATE: Delta Flight Returns To JFK Because Of Sick Passenger,…

We're getting reports via Twitter traffic tonight of suspicious wires found in luggage or possibly in the lavatory on Delta Flight 126 at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York. Reports indicate that there's a person being held for questioning by Air Marshals on board the plane with the FBI bomb squad en route. » 7/12/12 10:29pm 7/12/12 10:29pm

A JetBlue Pilot 'Tried To Take Down' A Plane Today

A JetBlue pilot is now in FBI custody after suffering some form of mental break down on a flight from New York to Las Vegas. The co-pilot allegedly kicked the pilot out of the cockpit and passengers tackled him. » 3/27/12 2:08pm 3/27/12 2:08pm

JFK Airport's Terminal 6: The sad demise of a modern design marvel

By all accounts, Terminal 6 at NYC's JFK Airport is an architectural gem. Today, however, it sits unused. And soon it won't even exist. » 10/08/11 12:01am 10/08/11 12:01am

Key Fake JFK Ambulance Evidence Also Fake

Throughout the saga of the 1963 Pontiac ambulance that purportedly carried the body of President John F. Kennedy, the Barrett-Jackson auction house touted a metal plate attached to its dash as possible proof of authenticity. Trouble is, it's fake, too. » 1/26/11 5:30pm 1/26/11 5:30pm

The JFK Ambulance Sells Again

On Saturday, right after Barrett-Jackson sold the ambulance that didn't carry President John F. Kennedy's body following his assassination, another collector bought it for "slightly more" than the $120,000 auction price — and she's no stranger to politics. » 1/25/11 9:30am 1/25/11 9:30am

Fake JFK Ambulance Sells For $120,000

Despite proof it's a fake, the Barrett-Jackson auction house still claims this "may be" the ambulance that transported President John F. Kennedy's body. It sold today at auction for $120,000. Barrett-Jackson's shredded credibility? Likely thrown in for free. » 1/22/11 8:33pm 1/22/11 8:33pm

This JFK Hearse is Real

This week we told you the 1963 Pontiac Bonneville Ambulance being sold at Barrett-Jackson today is a fake. If you desire a piece of real documented JFK automotive history, then here's a 1964 Cadillac Hearse on Ebay that's actually real. » 1/22/11 11:00am 1/22/11 11:00am

Barrett-Jackson Stonewalls Over JFK Ambulance

Auctioneers Barrett-Jackson have finally addressed the fact that the 1963 Pontiac ambulance it's advertising as the one that transported President John F. Kennedy following his assassination is a fake. The auction house's take: Who knows? We're still selling it. UPDATED » 1/21/11 4:00pm 1/21/11 4:00pm

The JFK Ambulance Is A Fake

This Saturday's auction of the ambulance that carried President John F. Kennedy's body has garnered worldwide attention. The only problem? It's a near-perfect fake. Here's how a group of historians discovered the truth about what happened to the real ambulance. » 1/20/11 9:50pm 1/20/11 9:50pm

"Flight From Hell" Sits On JFK Runway For Eight Hours

These folks probably thought they were one of the lucky few to get a flight into New York City...until they landed. Here's the story of how one British Airways flight sat overnight on JFK's runway for eight hours. » 12/28/10 2:30pm 12/28/10 2:30pm

How Pilots Saved Two Planes From Disaster at JFK

Nothing says welcome to New York City like a wing vomiting sparks as your airplane touches down at night. Just minutes before this video, the pilot radioed the news to JFK's air traffic control: "The right gear is stuck up." » 9/27/10 2:30pm 9/27/10 2:30pm

Child Directs Traffic At JFK Airport, Planes Don't Crash

"Daddy, what's that?" "That's an airplane, son. You want to tell it what to do?" "Yay!" That's it. We're never getting on a plane again. [MSNBC] » 3/04/10 8:30am 3/04/10 8:30am

Mom, Here's What You Do When You Get To JFK

My mom's flying in today for her first visit ever to New York. Since there'll be a foot of snow, and my press car doesn't have snow tires, she'll have to take a taxi. Here's the note I sent her. » 2/10/10 8:30am 2/10/10 8:30am