| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Chicago travelers are bringing more than neck pillows and tiny shampoo bottles to airports this summer.
A series of recent Instagram photos show a dagger, pepper spray gun and martial arts weapons recovered by Transportation Security Administration...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Would you like some hot sauce with that barbecue? How about some hot lead?
A day after Georgia’s new gun law, which has been dubbed the "guns everywhere" bill, went into effect, residents were dealing with their new power.
Under its provisions,...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The flood of weapons uncovered by airport screeners continues to grow, despite repeated warnings by the Transportation Security Administration.
In May, the TSA discovered a record 65 firearms on passengers in one week, including 45 loaded guns.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Travelers departing Palm Beach International Airport now have a more convenient way to apply for TSA PreCheck, a federal program that offers expedited security screening at local airports and others nationwide.
On Tuesday, Transportation Security...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:36 PM
The Los Angeles Fire Department has trained hundreds of captains to oversee rescue teams during mass shootings as part of an ambitious effort prompted by a gunman's rampage last year at LAX, according to a report that will be presented Tuesday to fire...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Charges were pending this afternoon against a 76-year-old man who was arrested this morning with a gun in his carry-on bag at Midway Airport, authorities said.
The man was scheduled to fly from Midway to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, but...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:10 AM
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Benet Wilson is one of the 2.5 million Americans who have paid a yearly fee to skip security lines at airports and thinks it's worth every penny she paid for a five-...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The TSA bench, a ubiquitous piece of metal airport furniture designed to make sitting intolerable for any longer than it takes to tie your shoes, is gone from one security checkpoint in the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Passengers weary of going through sometimes long and tedious security lines at Orlando International Airport could start getting a break — if they are willing to pay $85 and get fingerprinted.
The Transportation Security Administration on...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:15 AM
In mid-August, Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport will begin allowing travelers to identify themselves using the latest biometric screening — for a fee.
McCarran will become the 10th U.S. airport — none so far in Southern...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Private pilots will be prohibited this weekend from flying through areas around Palm Springs International Airport and Anaheim, where President Obama is scheduled to speak during UC Irvine's 50th anniversary ceremony at Angel Stadium.
From 5:30 p.m....
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:50 PM
A section of Los Angeles International Airport was evacuated last week when a Stanford University professor was arrested on charges of bringing a World War II-era grenade through a security checkpoint in a carry-on bag.
It has become an all-too-common...