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Transportation Security Administration

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  • TSA to let kids keep their shoes on at the airport

    TSA to let kids keep their shoes on at the airport
    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...
  • Search on airline delays some BWI passengers

    Passengers on a Southwest flight were delayed at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport for about an hour Monday evening as federal and state law enforcement searched their plane for an object that "raised the concerns of the...
  • 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' recap: 'Frank's Brother'

    'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' recap: 'Frank's Brother'
    Frank’s brother Geno pays the Gang a visit this week. Again, this week’s episode lacked much depth or originality. The entire story revolved around Frank and Geno’s flashbacks, making everything one- dimensional. I almost didn’t...
  • Easton lacrosse suspensions: Lessons in cowardice

    Easton lacrosse suspensions: Lessons in cowardice
    Remember John Tyner? He was the young man whose smartphone captured an "enhanced" pat-down at the San Diego Airport — a search immortalized when he warned, "Don't touch my junk." This simple quote captured how many of us felt about the government...
  • The unfriendly skies: TSA pats down 95-year-old cancer patient

    The unfriendly skies: TSA pats down 95-year-old cancer patient
    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...
  • Travel-sized products and samples too: Consumer Website of the Week

    Travel-sized products and samples too: Consumer Website of the Week
    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...
  • BWI among airports to adopt prescreening program

    BWI among airports to adopt prescreening program
    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...
  • TSA often seizes weapons at BWI

    TSA often seizes weapons at BWI
    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...
  • TSA does more harm than good

    The Sun's recent article regarding security at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport("Seized at the gate," April 16) omitted the most important statistics about the Transportation Security Administration's performance. The TSA...
  • Man arrested at BWI after security finds loaded gun

    Maryland Transportation Authority Police arrested a Florida man Sunday morning after security agents found a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage at BWI Marshall Airport. Michael Menlo Smith, 58, was found with a 9 mm Glock 17, loaded with 10 rounds of...
  • Stun gun found in woman's carry-on luggage at BWI

    Stun gun found in woman's carry-on luggage at BWI
    A woman from Columbus, Ohio, was charged Monday after a stun gun was found in her carry-on luggage at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. A Transportation Security Administration officer detected the stun gun, which was the size...
  • Survey finds TSA ranks among travelers' top annoyances

    On the 10th anniversary of the Transportation Security Administration, a new survey has found that the airport screening process remains among the top frustrations for most air travelers. The security procedures yielded four of the top five annoyances of...