A baby who got through security at Newark Airport without being properly screened Friday triggered an evacuation and set off a round of finger-pointing.
The Transportation Security Administration suggested that airport cops over-reacted to the “low-risk” breach — while the Port Authority complained the feds waited too long to notify them.
Passengers, meanwhile, had to be cleared out of Terminal C and re-screened — and flights were grounded while bomb-sniffing dogs made the rounds." - Joe Kemp for New York Daily News. See complete article immediately below.
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