A federal judge today dismissed a lawsuit by a Missouri bank robber nearing the end of his sentence at a Massachusetts facility that demanded Gov. Baker ensure Logan Airport has at least 500 cots - and a commensurate number of portable toilets - on hand for possible weather-related delays this winter. Read more.
WBZ reports passengers on planes that made it into Logan last night then had to just sit on them for up to two hours.
Bob captured the sunset over downtown from Logan Airport this evening.
In 1925, Boston Commonwealth Airport (it had not yet been named after Gen. Edward Lawrence Logan) consisted of four hangars and one runway - which was enough for the biplanes that still used it - as shown in these photos taken by Fairchild Aerial Survey of New York. Read more.
Tamas K-L watched a Logan taxiway last night, when a series of big beefy jets, including a British Airways 747, had to wait their turn to take off behind a Cape Air Cessna.
A Boston health inspector this week shut a Boston Beer Works outlet in Logan Airport's Terminal C after a water heater there broke, leaving workers without a proper way to wash their hands. Read more.
CNN posted this video of Angelica Gonzalez-Garcia, a Guatemalan national, being reunited with her 8-year-old daughter at Logan this afternoon, 55 days after they were separated by immigration officials in Arizona - who let Gonzalez-Garcia fly to Massachusetts, where she is now staying in Framingham, but sent her daughter in Harlingen, Texas. Read more.
An honor guard at Logan Airport today welcomed home John MacDonald, a Somerville native and Allston resident, who, as a Marine, died on Nov. 20, 1943, during the first day of a battle to take the Pacific island of Tarawa. Read more.
In Revere, Mike Cohea watched a plane heading into Logan - in front of tonight's full moon.
Was the name change from Boston Airport made also made on May 20, 1956, when the statue of General Edward Lawrence Logan was dedicated?
Again, thanks to all of you whose answers to my questions have contributed to the authenticity of the background for this story. We're still on track for a June release and I can honestly report that this novel has been the most fun to write of any so far. I laughed out loud several times but also sank into a pretty dark place in a couple other scenes, based on some first-hand knowledge of others' experiences in the area.
A Naragansett, RI man who got off a Delta flight last night left Logan in handcuffs after, State Police say, he sprayed a trooper with some sort of liquid, then tried to beat him up. Read more.
A Pennsylvania woman acknowledged yesterday she tried smuggling cocaine and heroin into the US via Logan Airport - almost a pound in her underwear and another pound of heroin and cocaine in pellets she had swallowed. Read more.
Craig Fitzgerald forwards this photo of a rack at a Hudson News stand at Logan Airport with 17 gun magazines for sale:
If I said the word "gun" in the security line at @BostonLogan I'd be strip-searched by the @TSA yet I can buy 17 gun porn titles at @Hudson_News.
Liam and a friend, both Alaskan natives and so a bit familiar with snow, were trekking through the South Boston waterfront as the storm wound down last night and wound up at Fan Pier, where they got to see a plane taking off from Logan just as a band of clouds was moving out.
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