| Apr 15, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Among the knives, real and toy pistols, and other dangerous weapons seized at BWI Marshall Airport, this one stood out: A curving 7-inch arc of jagged teeth with a brass knuckle-style grip.
A blogger for the Transportation Security Administration...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Before year's end, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will be part of a passenger prescreening program that allows low-risk travelers to keep their belts and shoes on and their laptops in their bags as they go through security...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:22 AM
If you're age 12 or under, you can throw away the Crocs and flip-flops for that trip to the airport. This week, TSA said it is implementing a new policy that will allow kids to keep their shoes on when going through security screening.
In addressing a...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 11:22 AM
A Baltimore man of Egyptian origin was being held Thursday at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center after having been arrested at BWI Marshall Airport last week, when police said they stopped a man with 13 knives in his possession, authorities said....
| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:40 PM
A Transportation Security Administration officer discovered 13 knives in the carry-on luggage of a passenger attempting to board a flight at BWI Marshall Airport last week, leading to the man's arrest.
TSA spokesman Kawika Riley said the passenger...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 9:24 AM
What is wrong with the TSA? First it was patting down toddlers and feeling up grandmothers in diapers, but now its agents are searching black women's hair.
According to this New York Times article, agents of the Transportation Security Administration...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 11:05 AM
Wait, frisking 6-year-old girls and making wheelchair-bound grandmothers take off their adult diapers isn't the best way to keep airlines safe? How about deciding not to search suspected terrorists? That's not smart either? Who knew?
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:06 PM
One of our country's most ridiculous initiatives is the system of random pat-downs employed by TSA workers at airports.
They almost inevitably produce nonsensical results, such as 6-year-old girls getting frisked, while suspects on the federal...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 11:27 AM
A week after U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) grilled Transportation Security Administration Chief John Pistole over the absurdity of his agency's random pat-down system (which results in 6-year-old girls getting frisked while suspects on the terrorist watch...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 3:10 PM
The Transportation Security Administration could scarcely have bought itself worse publicity than the recent revelation that a 95-year-old wheelchair user, a late-stage cancer patient, received a security pat-down and was ordered to remove her adult...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 6:05 AM
We Americans have been living with restrictions on the liquids and gels we can carry into the cabin of aircraft for years, but there are always some people who don't know what the Transportation Security Administration allows.
You can't carry half-full...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 9:00 AM
If you haven't ventured inside BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport since last Thanksgiving, you'll be happy to hear the bathrooms are in the same place. So are the runways. That is to say, not a lot has changed physically.
But the airport has had a banner year...