Sleep Tight, America
Think how things have changed at your favorite airport since 9/11. Fences where there didn't used to be fences, proplocks, barbed wire, ID cards, and more. Yet last weekend, officials at Gerald R. Ford International Airport, in Grand Rapids, Mich., were shown how easily all of that can be circumvented by a man with a mission. Chad Robert Oliver, 21, was arrested after he allegedly climbed a 10-foot fence and boarded an empty Comair jet parked with its door open and its ladder down at about 3 a.m. on Sunday, according to the Associated Press. The suspect took a seat toward the rear of the jet, and was detained by crew members until airport police arrived moments later. His motivation, however, appears to have been (relatively) benign -- he seems to have been trying to get to New York to visit Howard Stern's radio show.