Authorities are investigating a security breach at John F. Kennedy Airport Monday morning in which 11 people went through checkpoints at John F. Kennedy Airport without being screened Monday morning, with three of them setting off metal detectors, TSA and Port Authority officials say.
Three people were pulled from the water in an apparent ice rescue at Central Park Monday evening.
Fire officials say they responded a report of people who possibly fell through ice near the boathouse at 59th Street inside the park.
The conditions of the people weren't immediately clear. There was heavy police and fire activity just outside the park.
Divers were still in the water, the FDNY said.
President Donald Trump has picked Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to succeed Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, Trump said Monday. He made the announcement at Mar-a-Lago, flanked by McMaster and the acting adviser, retired Army Gen. Keith Kellogg. Kellogg will stay on as McMaster's chief of staff, Trump said. "He's a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience," Trump said of McMaster. "He is highly respected by everybody in the military." The president, who has no military experience, has shown a preference for generals in the top security roles.
Jamie Fox, one of New Jersey's best-known political operatives who was under indictment by the U.S. attorney in an alleged shakedown involving the former Port Authority chairman, died Monday from a long-standing illness.