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York is a city located in York County, South Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 6,985. It is the county seat of York County. (More Info and Source) York Real Estate

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Kayakers breach JFK Airport in latest NYC security lapse

Two kayakers say they nearly died, but now they've been cited for trespassing. (Via Getty Images)

The pair of 21-year-old kayakers are telling New York City media their vessel flipped in Jamaica Bay early Saturday morning. They were able to grab onto a pier and get to safety -- problem is the pier is property of JFK International Airport. 

In 2012, a different waterway breach made headlines. (Via Getty Images)

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As ABC reported, a man who had problems with his jet ski swam to shore, scaled a fence, crossed runways and walked into a terminal to get help.

That man went undetected by a security system valued at at least $100 million.

Now again, two years later, the same headlines. (Via USA Today)

It's a system that even those using it don't believe in. A spokesperson for the Port Authority's police union told the New York Post:  “Once again a perimeter security breach at JFK Airport raises serious concerns about the Port Authority’s Perimeter Intrusion Detection System, a system the PAPBA believes is a failure." 

Though the Port Authority itself has a different story, telling CBS: "The kayakers did not breach the secure airfield. They were seeking help in a restricted water area and at a light pier."

But all this comes not long after other seemingly scary security breaches in New York City. Just days ago, American flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge were replaced with white ones. The incident is under investigation. (Via CNN)

And in September a group of men base-jumped off the Freedom Tower. (Via New York Daily News)

The kayakers were not actually arrested, but were cited. They were also treated for hypothermia.

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:58:22 -0400

Police execute 3 search warrants in case of slain teacher

It's been exactly one month since a beloved teacher in Newton was murdered and still no arrests have been made.

Maggie Daniels was found dead in her apartment in Newton on Saturday, June 28.

At least two different people at the complex saw her around lunchtime the day before, taking her trash out.

Police still have not released her cause of death but did execute three search warrants in the case on Saturday -- searching an apartment near where she lived.

Channel 9 is asking what police were looking for at the home they just searched and will have all those details on Eyewitness News starting at 5 p.m.

Read our past coverage:

June 28:Police investigating death of Newton teacher

July 7: Newton high school counselor will be laid to rest Monday

July 9:Police release surveillance photo of Maggie Daniels

July 10: Friends, family remember beloved teacher Maggie Daniels

July 15:Police seek more information in slaying of Maggie Daniels

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:33:36 -0400

Body of man found near Independence and Wendover

A body of a man was found near Independence Boulevard and Wendover Road on Monday morning.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police were on the scene after a passerby found the body.

Police said foul play was not suspected, but officials were still out at the scene at 12:30 p.m.

Police said there were two accidents nearby caused by people looking at the crime scene as they passed by.

Chopper 9 Skyzoom flew over the scene.

We are working to gather information. Watch Eyewitness News Midday for more and check for updates.

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:43:04 -0400

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