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Nearly a dozen passengers walked through unattended TSA checkpoint at JFK

Police were racing Monday to identify as many as 11 people who apparently walked through an open and unattended checkpoint at New York’s JFK Airport. The passengers walked through the Terminal 5 screening area at around 6 a.m., Port Authority Police told Fox News. They said they searched the terminal for those passengers around 8 a.m.

Sources: Christie facing 2nd bridge probe

 Already embroiled in a criminal probe over lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, Gov. Chris Christie’s administration is facing an investigation over a second bridge. The Manhattan district attorney’s office and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating whether $1.8 billion in funding to repair the Pulaski Skyway and related projects was misrepresented in

Christie aide not main driver of N.J. ‘Bridgegate’ closings: staffer

 A former staffer of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Tuesday she did not believe that her ex-boss, a woman who has taken much of the blame for apparently politically motivated traffic jams last year, was the main architect of the George Washington Bridge lane closings. The former staffer, Christina Genovese Renna, also said

‘Bridgegate’ scandal threatens next World Trade Center tower

 The “Bridgegate” scandal that rocked New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s administration earlier this year is threatening a deal that would allow developer Larry Silverstein to finish building the next World Trade Center skyscraper. Silverstein needs a guarantee from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to secure a $1.2 billion construction loan for

Chris Christie Panel to Subpoena Four Witnesses, Lawmaker Says

The New Jersey legislative committee investigating lane closings at the George Washington Bridge will probably subpoena four witnesses to testify next month, the panel’s co-chairman said. Assemblyman John Wisniewski, the co-chairman, wouldn’t identify those who will be called to testify about the traffic jams in Fort Lee, New Jersey, from Sept. 9 to Sept. 12.

Christie ‘nervous’ when scandal linked to aides

 Gov. Chris Christie was “nervous” about the possibility more of his aides were involved in a politically motivated traffic jam scandal, according to interview notes released Monday by lawyers the governor’s office hired to conduct an internal investigation. The interview notes compiled by Gibson, Dunn & Cruthers lawyers form the basis of a 344-page, taxpayer-funded

Day after ‘Bridgegate’ report, Christie says Port chair resigns

 Governor Chris Christie on Friday said the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey had resigned, a day after an internal investigation cleared Christie in the “Bridgegate” scandal engulfing the potential 2016 Republican presidential contender. David Samson, 74, a lawyer and ally of the governor at the agency that oversees bridges

Feds, others still probing NJ traffic-jam plot

 Investigations led by federal authorities and New Jersey legislators are continuing to delve into a traffic-blocking operation near a major bridge, even as Gov. Chris Christie’s own probe has concluded that he was not involved in the plot. Politically connected New York lawyer Randy Mastro released a report exonerating Christie on Thursday, 10 weeks after